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Next meeting will be in September
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  • PSS Officers Laura Barnum, Ann Marie Landel, and Kathleen Kielar (left to right).

  • 2013 award winners at celebration luncheon in May.

  • PSS Area IV colleagues enjoyed visiting the new Crossroads Culinary Center in the Ellicott Complex in October.

  • President Tripathi and new UB employees at the 2012 Welcome Reception held October 11.

  • UB Professional Staff enjoyed celebrating the 40 year PSS milestone at a festive event in September.

Announcements and Events


PSS Sustainable Living Committee presents a North Campus Nature Walk

May 6, 2014 - 12 noon- 1p.m.

The Professional Staff Senate Sustainable Living Committee is hosting a North Campus Nature Walk with Professor of Environmental Studies Sandy Geffner. Wear clothes and shoes that are weather appropriate and feel free to bring your lunch as you learn about the landscape around the North Campus. Meet at Au Bon Pain in Greiner Hall, North Campus. Post the flyer in your office area. Walk is limited to 25 people so register today!


Professional Staff Senate – Professional Development Conference Strengthening your Professional Core

May 21, 2014 - 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY

Join PSS for a full day of training and improve your professional skills, learn about new professional development tools, network with your UB colleagues, have fun and even win some prizes.
Keynote address by Barbara Lang – www.theetiquettefactor.com
Morning and afternoon breakout sessions
Last Laugh by Rob Orrange, UB Career Services

Registration is $30 and includes a continental breakfast and buffet lunch.
Check out the flyer showing all the details.

Register here today!

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Save the Date: Professional Staff Senate Awards Luncheon

Thursday, June 5th, 2015 at NOON
Center for Tomorrow

Please reserve this important date to celebrate the accomplishments of the awardees for Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service. More information about this event will be forthcoming.


UB Reporter talks about PSS



SUNY WINTER Plenary Reports

The SUNY Winter Plenary occurred at the University of Albany from January 23-25. Read the reports and find out what the SUNY system and the other SUNY campuses were discussing.

Go directly to the SUNY University Faculty senate page to see all reports of the senate including the SUNY Network of Excellence Newsletters or view the current plenary report from our UB Senator as well as the SUNY Faculty Senate President's report.



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PSS Mission

The Professional Staff Senate serves the interests of all professional staff not holding academic rank who work at UB, including exempt staff of the Research Foundation, the Faculty Student Association, and UB Foundation.


Last updated: 23 April 2014