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See unit progress on the campaign here.

Campaign Awards

  • Faces of the Campaign recognizes the UB employees who shared their personal stories of how the agencies benefiting from UB's campaign have helped them. Their stories were used in marketing materials promoting the campaign.
  • Topping the Charts notes the achievements of units that met or exceeded their annual goals.
  • Bennett Cup established in 2000 in honor of former United Way President Bob Bennett, chancellor emeritus of the state Board of Regents is considered the MVP award of the campaign and is awarded to the most successful unit.
  • Chair’s Cup is awarded each year at the discretion of the campaign chair. This award recognizes a unit whose performance shows an exemplary commitment to the campaign.
  • Volunteer of the Year is awarded to the volunteer who embodies the spirit of the campaign to its fullest extent.
  • Unsung Hero is awarded to an individual doing vital and significant work behind the scenes to help the campaign.
  • William R. Greiner Award is awarded in memory of the late UB president William Greiner, who was and ardent and vocal supporter of the campaign. The award recognizes an individual who demonstrates president Greiner's same passion for the campaign.
  • Outstanding Service Recognition is awarded to an individual or unit who provided a level of service beyond expectations to ensure the success of the campaign.

Campaign Incentives and Prizes

Each week during the fall 2014 Campaign a winner(s) will be selected for special prizes from various units at UB. As winners are selected, their names and prizes will be posted here. Check back for updates as the campaign progresses.

2014 Incentives

The Division of Athletics will make available $10 tickets for participants in the UB Employees Campaign for the Community to any regular season home football or basketball game. You may purchase up to 2 tickets at this special price.

  • Tickets can be purchased in person at the Alumni Arena Ticket Office.
  • Please provide a printed copy of your pledge email confirmation at the Ticket Office (you may also show your email confirmation at the Ticket Office using your mobile device screen).
  • Please note that you may redact or “black-out” any financial information about your pledge that you do not wish to show at the Ticket Office.
  • Campaign for the Community Division of Athletics ticket offer may only be redeemed once per employee. 
  • Offer expires March 6, 2015.
  • While supplies last.  

2014 Prizes

Week One - Keurig K40 Elite

WINNER - Martha Spence, Procurement Services

Week Two - Bobby Hurley Signed Basketball with UB Athletics Gear

WINNER - Linda Bovino, Engineering and Applied Sciences

Week Three - One of FOUR UB Swag Bags or a Massage Gift Certificate

Patricia Napoli, Office of the Provost
Heidi Retzer, Travel Services
Michael Wright, University Facilities-Planning And Design
Stacy Sciolino, UB Foundation

Kathleen Heckman, Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement

Week Four - Kindle E-Reader

WINNER - Davina Porock, Center For Nursing Research; Medicine

Week Five - Hewlett Packard Envy 120 Desktop Printer

WINNER - Susan Adinolfe, The Graduate School

Week Six - Spring Semester Reserved Parking Pass

WINNER - Valerie Kennedy, School Of Medicine And Biomedical Sciences

Week Seven - The Week to Win!
The campaign has reached its half-way point. To celebrate, the campaign is doing a giveaway-a-day for campaign participants. Good Luck!

Friday, October 31st
Gift Basket with a $50 Tim Horton’s Gift Card
- Daniel Arrasjid, University Communications

Monday, November 3rd
Signed CJ Spiller Buffalo Bills Helmet
WINNER - Deborah Schmigiel, State Accounting Services

Tuesday, November 4th
2 Bills vs. Packers Tickets for December 14th
- Suzanne Kashuba, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Wednesday, November 5th - Give at UB's Wellness Fair
Oral Health Gift Basket and $75 Gift Card to Wegmans
- Jaime Maerten-Rivera, Department of Psychology

Thursday, November 6th - Campaign Liaison Giveaway
2 Buffalo Sabres Tickets
WINNER - Wilhelmina Jones, Educational Opportunity Center

Week Eight - Keurig K40 Elite

WINNER - Li Lin, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Week Nine - Pair of UB Bulls Basketball Tickets and Complimentary Game Refreshments

WINNER - Lisa Bolt, Academic Affairs

Week Ten

X-Fit Fitness
WINNER - Carmen Falbo, Parking and Transportation Services

One Double Outdoor Chair with Cooler
WINNER - Samuel Schifano, Facilities

Week Eleven

Martin House Gift Basket
WINNER - Melinda Haggerty, Student Health and Wellness

Spring Parking Pass
WINNER - Jerchern Lin, School of Management

United Way Challenge Winner

Buffalo Sabres Tickets
Lynette Soulvie, UB Foundation