Academics Education Membership Professionals

IDA Committee Members Needed

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter is looking to add additional UUP faculty and staff members to your Individual Development Awards Committee this fall. As part of this committee, you will be working with a team to review and score IDA applications each cycle. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the […]

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UUP Individual Development Award Applications Now Being Accepted through 2/17/2023

Dear Colleagues, The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and United University Professions (UUP) announced the allocation of funds for Individual Development Awards (IDA), and the committee is now accepting a second round of application submissions for activity between July 2, 2022, and March 31, 2023. This program is intended to assist eligible employees in the […]

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Free Professional Development Opportunity

Dear Colleagues, Your NYS/UUP Joint Labor/Management Committees has established a FREE online education through the Empire Knowledgebank (EKB) learning platform. They offer many opportunities in professional writing including: – Professional Writing Skills: A Write it Well Guide – Improving Your Technical Writing Skills – Best Practices for Communicating in the Digital Age – Business Writing […]

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UUP Opens 2023 Scholarship Application Process

Dear Colleagues, SUNY students are invited to apply for annual scholarships of $3,000 offered by United University Professions, the union that represents academic and professional faculty at the State University of New York. The scholarship application deadline is March 1, 2023. Applications are on UUP’s website, at The UUP College Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to […]

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Professional Development – Certifications

Dear Colleagues, As part of the NYS/UUP Joint Labor/Management Committees, please see the attached flyer for FREE online education opportunities through the Empire Knowledgebank learning platforms. In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

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Changes to PSLF

Dear Colleagues, The Governor has signed off on a PSLF bill that will increase opportunities for loan forgiveness for adjuncts who teach 9 credits a semester and professional members who work at least 30 hours per week. The deadline of the PSLF Expansion is set to expire on October 31, 2022. UUP has added 11 clinics […]

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Professional Development Opportunities

Dear Colleagues, The NYS Office of Employee Relations has free Professional Development Opportunities for members of UUP. Please see the attached flyer for additional information or go to: In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center Click here for flyer

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Join UUP SOUL Committee on June 30

Dear Colleagues, For over 50 years, the month of June has been dedicated to honoring and commemorating members of the LGBTQ+ communities. Pride Month is an important time to celebrate, but it is also a time to consider the challenges still faced by LGBTQ+ people around the world. On Thursday, June 30 at 12 PM, […]

Advocacy Education Membership News

Licata Among Inaugural Graduates of UUP Organizing Academy

Dear Colleagues, UUP’s first semester of the UUP Organizing Academy is underway and has had success already! Among the six recent graduates is our own Membership Development Officer, Domenic Licata. Domenic has completed the training on doing the critical member-to-member organizing work that we so desperately need to remain union strong. Thank You and Congratulations […]

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NY HEALS – Roundtable Discussions

Dear Colleagues, UUP will host a series of policy roundtables on Sustainability, Healthcare, and Higher Education as part of UUP’s NY HEALS initiative. The first session on Sustainability (scheduled on Earth Day 2021), will have participants including members, coalition partners, environmental experts, and legislators to participate in a discussion about the environmental challenges facing New York state (and […]