A training session has been scheduled on the Downtown Campus for “Shop Blue,” UB’s new eProcurement system that provides an Amazon-like purchasing experience that will greatly reduce both the procurement process and improve delivery times.
Seven kayaks are available for use on Lake LaSalle by professional staff and faculty, free of charge, thanks to the work of the Professional Staff Senate’s Sustainable Living and Recreation and Wellness committees.
An annual scholarship a UB graduate and his wife established in 2005 already has changed the lives of 18 students in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Now, Mary and James Smist have pledged a major gift through a bequest expectancy to ensure the Felix Smist Scholarship continues in perpetuity.
Nancy Paton, vice president for university communications, is stepping down from her position at UB Sept. 5 to become the inaugural vice president for strategic communications and marketing at the University of Florida.