Binghamton University to host panel focusing on local impact of international initiatives


BINGHAMTON, NY – Binghamton University’s College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) will host a panel discussion, with networking to follow, highlighting local impacts of University research and work abroad at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, at the University Downtown Center, 67 Washington Street, Binghamton. The event is free and open to the public; >registration is required.

The panel event, titled "CCPA Serving a World of Communities: Partner Contributions," will focus on global service learning and civic engagement initiatives at Binghamton University, benefits of these education and research programs locally, and opportunities for future community-international partnerships.

Laura Bronstein, dean of the College of Community and Public Affairs, will moderate the discussion. Panelists include Steven Koffman, founder and board member of Malawi Children's Mission; Jerome Lyman '78, retired vice president and supply chain officer at McDonald's Corp., and member of Board of the Farm Foundation; Kim Myers, a community leader; and Owen Pell '80, LLD '11, a partner at White & Case LLP and chairman of the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation Board.

The event will also include an opportunity for participants to meet students and faculty who participate in CCPA’s hallmark international programs in Malawi and Peru.

For more information, contact Roberta Brundege by phone at 607-777-9176, or via email.

Last Updated: 9/17/13