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We're near the finish line, but still need your help to reach our $100 million goal by Saturday, when the Bold.Brilliant.Binghamton campaign comes to a close. To make your charitable gift, go to And don't forget to help us celebrate at the Homecoming Tailgate!

HOMECOMING 2012 - OCT. 12-14
Make plans to return to Binghamton and enjoy a wonderful fall weekend. Homecoming is a great time to see your friends, relive treasured memories and make new ones. Visit the Homecoming website today to add your name to our attendee list, and to see who else is planning to be here.


Get your foursome together and join us for the Alumni Golf Classic, which will take place on Friday, Aug. 3, at Vestal Hills Country Club in Vestal. This event is open to the public. The Alumni Golf Classic is a great opportunity to get away from the office for a day to enjoy golf, good food and more. We also offer sponsorship opportunities that will give great visibility to your business. Visit the tournament website to see details and to register now.


University Advocacy: Think Tank Membership Tops 9,000
More than 9,000 supporters are now members of the University's "Think Tank" advocacy group. This year, advocates played an important role in securing support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's NYSUNY 2020 challenge grant program. Approval of Binghamton's proposal, which will enable Binghamton to construct a state-of-the-art Smart Energy Research and Development Facility, expand educational opportunities for 2,000 additional students, and hire 385 faculty and staff, is expected soon. Learn more.


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.


Liberty Mutual

JUNE 2012

Metro Career Night

Volunteer spotlight: Career event leads to student-alumni connection

Metro Career Night, an annual event that brings students together with alumni working in a variety of industries, can be a great way for students to learn more about various career fields and build their professional networks. One Binghamton student was able to land a summer internship thanks to a career connection he formed at Metro Career Night 2012. Read more.


Lisa Abbott, MBA '93Meet our new Alumni Association board members

Lisa Abbott, MBA '93 is one of five alumni who join the Alumni Association board July 1. Board members play important roles in planning and implementing Alumni Association events and programs. Read more.


Coach Tommy DempseyDempsey excited to guide Bearcats

A premier academic institution, high-quality facilities and a strong fan base were among the most important factors when Tommy Dempsey weighed leaving Rider University to become Binghamton's new men's head basketball coach.  Read more.


April ThompsonDartmouth administrator named dean of students

April Thompson is Binghamton's next dean of students, coming to Binghamton from Dartmouth College, where she served in multiple roles, including as associate dean of the College for Campus Life.  Read more.


Dean Wayne Jones Jones appointed interim Harpur dean

Wayne E. Jones, Jr., professor and chair of the Department of Chemistry, has accepted a one-year interim appointment as dean of Harpur College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1.  Read more.


Homecoming 2012 Join us at Homecoming 2012

Is there a best buddy from your college days whom you'd like to see again? Or, is there a a group of friends you'd like to connect with? Keep the relationships going at Homecoming, which will take place on campus Oct. 12-14. Read more.


Binghamton UniversitySpecial notice regarding changes to Alumni Career Network

If you're a member of the Alumni Career Network on B-Connected – or you want start connecting with other alumni – we have a notice to pass along. Read more.



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Last Updated: 11/12/13