President's Report Masthead
June 30, 2015

Donor-funded awards recognize student achievement

Binghamton conferred more than 3,400 degrees for bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral candidates during Commencement ceremonies May 15-17.

Commencement is a time to celebrate student achievement. The Binghamton University Foundation facilitates honoring students with donor-funded awards.

This year, 195 students received an award to recognize their achievements. Some of the awards presented this year include:

    • Donald D. Blake Award – Presented annually to a graduating senior from the English Department who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship and been accepted to a graduate program in English.
    • Aswad Family Award to a Graduating Senior Going on to Medical School – Presented to a graduating senior, upon recommendation of the premedical and health professions advisor and the Academic Standards Committee, who has been accepted to medical school, has achieved an outstanding academic record and whose character reflects high ethical ideals.
    • Albert Tillman Memorial Award – Established by contributions in memory of Albert Tillman, a Transitional Year Program student who died in 1974.  Presented to a graduating senior in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) with the best achievement record as determined by a committee composed of faculty, staff and students.