MAY 2014


Refocusing the Self in Higher EducationGlen L. Sherman '81, MA '85 published Refocusing the Self in Higher Education: A Phenomenological Perspective (Routledge Research in Higher Education, 2014). This book in the philosophy of education explores the integration of students' educational experiences from inside and outside of the classroom from the perspective of phenomenological and deconstructive philosophy.

Carolyn Stefanco, MA '81Carolyn Stefanco, MA '81 was selected as the 11th president of The College of Saint Rose in Albany. She will assume this new role on July 1. Carolyn is vice president for academic affairs and dean at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.


Bonnie Culver, MA '85, PhD '90Bonnie Culver, MA '85, PhD '90 is president of the board of trustees of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs. She is a playwright, screenwriter and novelist, and is director of the Wilkes University Low Residency Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. Bonnie is also an associate professor of English at Wilkes, where she has served in various capacities over the past 20 years.

Michael Beckelman '93Michael Beckelman '93 is deputy regional managing partner of the Houston office of the law firm Wilson Elser. His practice encompasses a number of areas including general liability, product liability, trucking and transportation, and commercial litigation.


James Fowler '96, MA '96James R. Fowler Jr. '96, MA '96, the assistant vice president of enrollment and dean of admissions at Dean College in Franklin, Mass., has been named the next vice president for enrollment management at Salve Regina University, effective in July.


Shawn Weil '98Shawn Weil '98 was promoted to vice president at Aptima. In this new role, he is responsible for formulating and executing business strategy that advances Aptima's presence in the defense and law enforcement research and development markets. Shawn Weil joined Aptima in 2004 as a Cognitive Psychologist and, since 2009, has served as director of its analytics, modeling and simulation division.






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. 


NEW SEASON, NEW JOB? To help you move ahead in your career, the Alumni Association offers two LinkedIn groups. Make new connections in our Professional Network group and search for jobs posted by alumni in our Job Forum group (and share postings if you have them).


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


The Alumni Association and Uncommon Goods (founded by David Bolotsky '85) offer the opportunity to purchase banks made from mailboxes salvaged from Newing Dining Hall. This can be a great keepsake of your time as a student at Binghamton. Banks also make great gifts! Purchase a bank today.



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