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Winter Madness 2012SATURDAY, FEB. 4 at Binghamton University
Two Bearcats basketball games, plus an indoor tailgate party. Bring your family to one or both games, and join us for the tailgate, which will be the biggest on-campus alumni event of the season. Learn more and register online today.


The Anderson Center is offering a special $33 ticket for the "Tschaikowski" St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. That's 20 percent off the general public ticket price. (Offer does not apply to previously purchased tickets.) Call 607-777-ARTS or purchase tickets online. A buffet dinner is being provided by Binghamton University Catering Services. Reservations for dinner must be made by Friday, Feb. 3 at 607-777-2925.


Binghamton University is on iTunes! If you're on campus, you can access the iTunes site using your PODS ID and password. If you are off campus, you can access our video and audio files through Apple's iTunes store. Search for "Binghamton University" and you'll find academic lectures, videos from Alumni Association events and more!


Are you looking for ways to save money on your dental bills this year? AlumniDent® provides affordable group dental insurance to alumni and their families, with immediate coverage for preventive, diagnostic and restorative services. AlumniDent also offers budget‐friendly payment options to help keep costs low. And best of all, there is no network – so you can keep your family dentist! For online enrollment, or to learn more about this exclusive plan available through the Alumni Insurance Program, visit the AlumniDent website.


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Mission PossibleIrwin Stoolmacher '69 is one of three co-authors of Mission Possible: How You Can Start and Operate a Soup Kitchen (Open Door Publications, 2011). Stoolmacher, a marketing and fundraising consultant who heads the Stoolmacher Consulting Group in Lawrence, N.J., and his co-authors draw on their 35 years of experience working with the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen in Trenton, N.J. The book can be downloaded at

Phil Hartl '83, MA '85, a Merrill Lynch private wealth advisor, was recognized in September as one of America's Top 100 Wirehouse Advisors, as compiled by Registered Rep. magazine.

Irum Tahir '01Irum Tahir '01, a chiropractor, spoke at a business summit at the White House in November. Her business, High Point Chiropractic Wellness in Syracuse, N.Y., was recognized by the Empact100 organization and Kauffman Foundation as one of the top 100 companies in the country (based on revenue) run by entrepreneurs age 30 or younger. Only 13 percent of the businesses are run by women.

XP Math

Tak Hui '02, a math teacher in New York City, created a math games website called XP Math. The site is a free resource for remediation and enrichment for students, teachers and parents.

10 Stories DownVincent F.A. Golphin, PhD '05 published a book of poems, 10 Stories Down (FootHills Publishing, 2011). The poems were inspired by time he spent in Beijing. Golphin is an assistant professor of English at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Paul Fregene PhD '06Paul Fregene, PhD '06, a chemistry professor at Merced College in California, provided medical treatment for schistosomiasis (known as snail fever) to more than 2,000 people in 11 communities in the Borgu province of the Nigerian state of Niger in 2011. Fregene, who once suffered from the parasitic disease, founded a nonprofit called Grace Outreach Coalition to help fight tropical illnesses. Learn more at



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Last Updated: 11/12/13