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Class of 2013 - 8 Ceremonies in 60 seconds
Congratulations, graduates! Gathered from eight ceremonies and compressed into 60 seconds, here are a few of the special moments we captured.

See more videos from Spring 2013 Commencement at our YouTube site.


HOMECOMING 2013 - OCT. 11-13
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. 2, 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.


Take home a piece of Newing College. The Alumni Association and Uncommon Goods (founded by David Bolotsky '85) offer alumni the opportunity to purchase banks made from mailboxes salvaged from the Newing Dining Hall. A Newing bank can be a great keepsake to remind you of your time as a student at Binghamton.  Banks also make great gifts! Find out more and purchase a bank today.


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!


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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.



Lawrence S. Levinson '73 has been certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine; this is the highest level of practice recognition given to physicians in addiction medicine. He has served as principal investigator in more than 200 clinical trials and is medical director of The Tipton Medical and Diagnostic Center in Central Pennsylvania where he has practiced internal medicine for 30 years.

Deborah Herbach Liebman '77 received the New York State Bar Association's 2013 Award for Excellence in Public Service. She is deputy counsel for the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance in Albany. Herbach Liebman and her husband, Bennett, live outside of Albany and have two daughters.

Helaine Lobman '80 accepted the 2013 Cherish the Children Award in Mercer County, N.J., on behalf of Bob's Blankie Brigade, which is devoted to providing love, comfort and new beginnings through handmade blankets and related items to people who are seriously ill or in need. At the close of 2012, Bob's Blankie Brigade had donated a total of 1,014 blankets and quilts to hospitals in Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania for pediatric oncology, and to indigent clinics and domestic violence shelters; and a total of 932 preemie and chemo caps for neonatal and infusion units. The brigade has volunteers in 15 states.

Mala Hoffman '82Mala Hoffman '82 (left) wrote the poetry chapbook, A Year of Wednesdays (Finishing Line Press, 2013), a poignant and stark reflection about loss.

Peter Ungar '85 was director and John Sorrentino '86 was co-director of a NESCent meeting exploring the implications of evolution on the development of human teeth and jaw structure. Ungar is the department chair and distinguished professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Sorrentino maintains a dental practice in Hopewell Junction, N.Y. The meeting took place at Duke University, and was covered in Science magazine.

Zen DodgeballCharles "Alex" Karasz '00 published the eBook version of Zen Dodgeball on Amazon. Improve your mind, body, soul (and have fun) through the sport of dodgeball. Karasz lives in Schenectady, N.Y., and occasionally plays with the Guinness Book of World Record holders for the world's longest dodgeball game. (In 2013, they played 43 hours straight). A portion of all proceeds from the sale of this e-book will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.




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Last Updated: 11/12/13