JULY-AUGUST 2015

 

Binghamton University Alumni Center

Join us at the grand opening of our Alumni Center at Homecoming

Memories live on in our hearts and minds, and we carry them with us wherever we go. Now, memories from your time as a student at Binghamton will have a permanent home that you can visit anytime you come back to campus. See the new Alumni Center at Homecoming 2015, planned for Friday-Sunday, Oct. 9-11. Read more.

 

TIER TalksTIER Talks to offer perspectives on "retraining the brain"

The quest to understand the brain is almost as old as humankind itself. Are certain people prone to addiction or depression? What are the mechanisms in the brain that reward self-defeating behaviors, and how can they be changed? Alumni and faculty experts will answer these questions at a speaker event Oct. 10 during Homecoming 2015. Read more.

 

Alumni Association awardsHelp us recognize and celebrate alumni excellence

Is there a Binghamton graduate who makes you feel especially proud of our University? Do you know of someone in our alumni community whose accomplishments are truly extraordinary and worthy of recognition by the Alumni Association? Read more.

 

Alumni Golf ClassicRegional chapter spotlight

Our annual Alumni Golf Classic brought more than 100 alumni and friends together for a great day of golf and fellowship, and was just one of the many fun summer activities that our Alumni Association regional chapters offered in recent weeks. Read more.

 

Binghamton University2016-17 Road Map funding decisions made

With $1.7 million in base funding and $2 million in one-time Road Map funding to allocate for the 2016-17 academic year, the Road Map Steering Committee made final decisions on which proposals to fund. Of the 93 original proposals, 27 remained under consideration at a meeting held earlier in the summer. Of those, 14 will be funded at some level. Read more.

 

Binghamton UniversityBinghamton designated ‘Innovation & Economic Prosperity University’

“Binghamton University continues to be a significant player in the economic development of Binghamton, the Southern Tier and New York state,” said President Harvey Stenger. Read more.

 

Elisabeth (Lisa) Menner Brandt '66New pharmacy school gets strong start

When Elisabeth (Lisa) Menner Brandt '66 learned about Binghamton University's plan to establish a School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, she knew she wanted to be part of it. Read more.

 

President Harvey StengerPresident's Quarterly Report

The spring was especially busy, as we successfully graduated another class and welcomed the next group of incoming students. Faculty were busy with research, and the University strengthened its role in regional economic development while taking the next steps on the Road Map to Premier. Read more.

 

Liberty MutualA message from Liberty Mutual

Moving into a new house is a major life change. After packing and unpacking your belongings, there's still a lot of work to be done. Liberty Mutual, provider of our group insurance program, shares a checklist for common tasks every new homeowner should complete. Read more.

 

Register Now: 2015 Annual iRelaunch Return-to-Work Conference!

Thursday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Lerner Hall, Columbia University
Learn the Most Effective Return-to-Work Strategies and
Meet Employers and Programs Interested in Career Relaunchers

Expert guidance, concrete direction, and the opportunity to connect with interested employers — that's what you can expect at an iRelaunch Return-to-Work Conference. It's a one-day event specifically designed to meet the needs of experienced professionals returning from career break and the employers and programs interested in recruiting and updating them. The Conference hosts women and men who've taken time from their careers to care for children and parents, accommodate a partner's job relocation, or pursue volunteer opportunities or personal interests. This event is coordinated by iRelaunch, led by CEO Carol Fishman Cohen, co-author of the acclaimed career re-entry strategy book, Back on the Career Track. Register now! Early-bird registration discount through Sept. 1!

 

B-CONNECTED with other graduates! B-connected is a secure virtual community only for Binghamton University alumni. Update your personal profile, search for alumni, and submit and read Class Notes. 

 

SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE WITH US! The Alumni Relations office is asked to recommend alumni who are expert speakers. If you are well-versed in subjects including national security, politics, technology, career networking, environmental studies or etiquette, please contact Melinda Holicky, associate director for alumni volunteer engagement. Include your name, class year and a brief biography. Supporting material could include a c.v. or link to your website.

 

Liberty Mutual

 

Newing bank

The Alumni Association and Uncommon Goods (David Bolotsky '85, founder) offer the opportunity to purchase banks made from mailboxes salvaged from Newing Dining Hall. This can be a great gift or keepsake of your time as a student.

 

 

Binghamton University Bookstore

SHOW YOUR PRIDE! The Binghamton University Bookstore is your one-stop shop for apparel, accessories and home decor goods.

Last Updated: 9/26/16