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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.


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Meet our new Alumni Association board members

By Steve Seepersaud

Five accomplished alumni who are dedicated volunteers for the University will join the Alumni Association board of directors on July 1. Alumni board members play important roles in planning and implementing Alumni Association programs and services. In addition, our board members are active in their geographic regions, engaging alumni to serve as volunteers. You may see one or more of the following faces at an upcoming alumni event.

Lisa Abbott, MBA '93Lisa Abbott, MBA '93 is chief human resource officer for Cornell University Medical College. As a student, she was involved with her residential community. Since graduating from Binghamton, she has attended several alumni events in the New York City area. Abbott is a member of CUPA, a human resources organization for higher education. Her professional affiliations also include memberships in the American Association of Medical Colleges, the General Business Affairs Steering Committee and University Pathfinders. Outside of work, she is a member of the New York Road Runners and American Alpine clubs.


Hans Dalmolen '98Hans Dalmolen '98 (Harpur - philosophy, politics and law) is managing partner of Valletta Ritson, a Binghamton-based executive search firm. He is a long-time supporter of Binghamton University Athletics, participating in the department's mentoring program, volunteering as a guest speaker and serving on the BUAC board. In addition, he has been engaged with the University as a member of the Binghamton University Forum, Alumni Career Network and Think Tank advocacy group.



Jared Kirschenbaum '11Jared Kirschenbaum '11 (Harpur - political science) is a strategic consultant for Salzinger, LLC. A leader in the student community, he was a finalist in the 2010 Alumni Association Exemplary Student Award competition. He was president of the Student Association, CEO of Off Campus College Transport and the recipient of the Paul J. Battaglia '00 Outstanding Student Leader of the Year Memorial Award.

Edgar Levy '85Edgar Levy '85 (Harpur - mathematical sciences and studio art) is a licensed engineer and facilities project manager for North Carolina State University, where he earned a degree in civil engineering in 1996. During his time as a student at Binghamton, Levy was involved with the Newing College residential community and, as a graduate, was a driving force behind his graduating class year's 25-year reunion. As a member of the North Carolina Association of Physical Plant Administrators, he presents papers on facility repair and renovation at a yearly statewide conference. He also mentors a future engineers' competition at a Raleigh-area middle school and is a volunteer instructor during National Engineers Week. His sister is Helene Levy Schultz '81, MA '83.

Gregory A. Ronneburger '97, MBA '99Gregory Ronneburger '97, MBA '99 (Harpur - economics; SOM) is divisional vice president for AXA Advisors. As a student, he was involved with the Asian Student Union and Philippine American League, serving on the board of directors for both organizations. As a graduate, he is actively involved with the School of Management's mentoring program and has planned several alumni events in the Syracuse area. Ronneburger is a member of the Syracuse Chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. In addition, he is chair of the Syracuse City School District Educational Foundation, a non-profit that provides grants to teachers for civic engagement projects.

We invite you to see more information about the Alumni Association Board of Directors, and to make a nomination.

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Last Updated: 11/12/13