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Need to Know

Updated February 8, 2016

The UB Child Care Center will again be offering its after school and vacation club programs this academic year. The programs are available for members of the UB community who have children between the ages of 5 and 12.
The Professional Staff Senate Social Committee is presenting its sixth annual potluck barbecue luncheon on Aug. 24. The event will take place from noon to 1 p.m. at the picnic area next to the pond behind Greiner Hall on UB's North Campus (rain location: 101 Baldy Hall). Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Attendees should RSVP by Aug. 21.
UB faculty and staff may be eligible to take part in NYS-Ride, a program that allows state employees to pay for certain work-related transportation expenses — including mass transit — on a pre-tax basis.
BullsEye, Career Service’s password-protected, online, career office system, is available to faculty and staff who want to help students make informed decisions about job and internship opportunities, and employment and career goals.
UB staff and domestic students are being recruited to serve as cultural partners for newly arrived international students during the fall 2015 semester. Participants in the International Student Mentoring Program need not know about other cultures, speak other languages or have traveled overseas.
Researchers from all fields interested in expanding support for their work through NIH funding can attend a daylong seminar devoted to the subject.
UB employees are urged to donate school supplies to “Tools for Schools,” the sixth annual university-wide drive to benefit pre-K through eighth-grade students at several Buffalo schools.
Professional staff members are invited to take a break at lunchtime on July 22 and join their colleagues for some tasty treats and fellowship at the Professional Staff Senate’s annual Summer Dessert Social.
Food, fun and facts will be on tap when the Buffalo Center Chapter of United University Professions sponsors an informational “Roadshow” on July 16.
United University Professions (UUP) members may nominate themselves to receive a discretionary award by forwarding a self-nomination to their department chair or director by Sept. 4.