News and Events

Alumni ignite effort to endow EOP book fund


“The dream of higher education continues to be elusive for so many because of access and cost," says Calvin J. Gantt ’92, director of the Educational Opportunity Program. Full story

Center for Israel Studies supports research, creative work


Binghamton University is primed to become a leading location for students interested in examining the complexities of Israeli society, thanks to a new Center for Israel Studies on campus. Full story

New grant to foster research in social justice


Ellyn Uram Kaschak ’65 did not have the financial means to attend college but knew higher education was the gateway to a world of opportunity. Full story

Giving back to propel Binghamton forward

Student Donor Wall of Fame

The new Student Donor Wall of Fame, located in a frequently used hallway of Bartle Library, was unveiled this past fall to recognize student philanthropy and increase visibility about the importance of giving back to Binghamton University. Full story

You make a difference

Bartle Library

The Glenn G. and Wanda Bartle Society is a special group that we are proud to report is growing. Full story

Your scholarship support opens doors

Decker students

Alumni, current and former faculty, and others banded together to establish the Elizabeth "Lisa" Reese Scholarship, awarded to a senior student in the Decker School of Nursing. Full story

Parents enhance the student experience


Luba and Ezra Hanz filled a pressing need on campus by supporting a lab equipment purchase that will enhance student learning. Full story

Memorial scholarship to provide impact that lasts


After Richard S. Sarumi's life was cut short in 2013 at
age 33, his family wanted an enduring way to honor his life and legacy. Full story

New event celebrates study-abroad scholarships

study-abroad reception

Donor support increases access to the study-abroad experience so students can enhance their education in life-changing ways. Full story

New pharmacy school gets strong start

Lisa Brandt

When Elisabeth (Lisa) Menner Brandt '66 learned about Binghamton University's plan to establish a School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, she knew she wanted to be part of it. Full story

Grant to foster student research in chemistry

Jeffrey Beck 

Jeffrey S. Beck '84 made such a difference in people's lives that when he died in 2012 at age 49, his wife, Lisa C. Beck, felt compelled to ensure his legacy of helping others lived on. Full story

Alumnus invests in Binghamton

Vincent Daniel

When you're the underdog, every bit of support helps. Full story

Alumnus: Virtual reality key to overcoming disorders

 Albert "Skip" Rizzo, PhD '91

Albert "Skip" Rizzo, PhD '91, spoke to the Binghamton University Forum in March. Full story

20 things that wouldn't exist at Binghamton without your support

group study

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well, it takes the support of thousands to run a campus. Full story

Why I give: Camille A. Paglia '68
describes sentiments behind new scholarship

paglia mastro

"The Paglia-Colapietro Memorial Scholarship is named for my two families, who emigrated from Italy and settled in Endicott's North Side (in New York)," says Camille A. Paglia '68. Full story

CCPA to enhance Latin American programs, thanks to alumnus

ccpa peru

The College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton
University got a significant boost when Jerome A. Lyman '78 made his gift to support the college and its programs
with Latin American ties. Full story

 Your generosity provides new group study space for students

science library

Binghamton University transformed five rooms on the first
floor of the Science Library into much-needed group study
rooms, giving students additional space to collaborate. Full story

Online giving increases nearly 40 percent

online giving

Thank you for checking out our new online giving page,! Full story

Lisman lecture series to honor professor, bring 'big names' in clinical psychology

Lisman lecture

Stephen Lisman gets choked up when he talks about the Binghamton University lecture series in clinical psychology that has been established in his honor. Full story

Alumna creates scholarship to continue father's legacy

Lu scholarship

Life for Naiju Lu wasn't easy, but he never gave up, according to his daughter Fang Lu '97. Full story

Summer Send-Off

 Summer Send-Off

Bnghamton University welcomed members of the Class of 2018 at Summer Send-Off events in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Full story

Fleishman support funds renovations, enhances offerings at career center

 career center

Binghamton University's new career center — a showpiece in a prime location on campus — features a "high-tech, cool feel" that beckons students to drop in and stay awhile, says Brian Rose, vice president for student affairs. Full story

Clark Diversity Fellowship program opens doors for graduate students


When Eileen Teresa Rizo-Patron, PhD '05, looks back on her Binghamton University experience, she remains grateful for how the Clifford D. Clark Diversity Fellowship for Graduate Students gave her access to the doctoral education that helped forge her career path. Full story

Tag Day highlights impact of donor support across campus

Tag Day

Imagine Harpur College without a graphic design lab, the Student-Athlete Success Center without laptops or the School of Management without the high-tech Zurack Trading Room. Full story

Alumna gives contest prize to Binghamton


Ariel Poser '12, a research and development associate engineer at PepsiCo in Valhalla, N.Y., won first place in the company's Chart Your Course contest with her "working across groups" idea to enhance PepsiCo's global R&D capabilities. Full story

Decker Foundation gift to help establish laboratory

 cell sorter

A gift from the Dr. G. Clifford & Florence B. Decker Foundation will enable Binghamton University biologists and their colleagues to conduct tests and research that will improve health outcomes for patients in Southern Tier hospitals with conditions ranging from ear infections to cancer. Full story

Campus upgrades enrich Binghamton experience


Beautification projects and other campus enhancements do more than create a warm welcome and lasting first impression for students, parents and other visitors. Full story

Donors make $1 million commitment to support students

Charles Kim, his wife and students

Charles M. Kim '98 and his wife, Jean Su Maeng-Kim, made a more than $1 million commitment to further support the Jean Su and Charles M. Kim '98 Scholarship. Established in 2010, the scholarship is awarded to full-time freshmen with demonstrated financial need. Recipients will be of Asian descent, with a preference for Korean-American descent, and residents of New York state.

In this photo, Kim and his wife are sitting, center and left, surrounded by students at the Binghamton University Foundation Scholarship Luncheon on Nov. 9, 2013.

Top donors receive recognition at SUNY Chancellor's event

Photo at Chancellors Event

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher on Oct. 28, 2013, celebrated the inaugural induction of The Chancellor's Society, which recognizes top donors for their generous investments in Binghamton University and other SUNY institutions.

Entrepreneurship curriculum encourages creativity, innovation, leadership

Angelo Mastrangelo

In a national economy in which unemployment remains around 8 percent, the entrepreneurship curriculum at Binghamton University is teaching students to lead by thinking about the kinds of jobs they want to create, not just the types of jobs they want to get. Full Story

Awards honor students' accomplishments


Private giving provides recognition, support

Private support helped the Binghamton University Foundation distribute nearly $71,000 to 191 award recipients this spring. Full Story

And the grand total is ...

Turovsky and Stenger

Bold.Brilliant.Binghamton campaign raises $101.2 million.

Showing no challenge is insurmountable, Bold.Brilliant.Binghamton — The Campaign for Binghamton University raised $101.22 million to enhance educational opportunities for students, foster innovative research by faculty and strengthen the University for years to come, President Harvey Stenger announced July 19. Full Story

Student success is a testament to your support


Bold.Brilliant.Binghamton campaign tops $100 million. Thank you!

As we close the books on Bold.Brilliant.Binghamton – The Campaign for Binghamton University, I think about how proud I am to be a part of this tremendous effort to support the students, faculty and programs of this exceptional University. With your help, we exceeded $100 million in this campaign. Full Story

Why Joseph "Harry" Boyer supports the Watson School

Joseph Boyer

"I want them to have the tools in their hands to solve problems," says Joseph "Harry" Boyer, founder, chairman and chief technology officer of Innovation, based in Johnson City, N.Y. Full Story

Institute celebrates work in the humanities

Alex Huppé

Alex Huppé '69 put off declaring his major until he was a senior at Binghamton University. Full Story

Research grant helps doctoral student improve dissertation

Jessica Frazier

The new Wheeler/Nieman Research Grant helped put doctoral student Jessica Frazier, the grant's first recipient, in the right place at the right time. Full Story

Why Charles Kim gave SOM $1 million

Charles and Jean Kim donate to Binghamton University

Charles Kim pledged $1 million to support curriculum advancement and student scholarships because he wanted to ensure all students have access to the American Dream. Full Story

For the love of his alma mater

Anita and Randy Borkenstein

As a CFO, Randy Borkenstein ’87 knows that developing and retaining talent is key to organizational success

For Randy Borkenstein ’87, the connection to his alma mater isn’t complicated. Full Story

Last Updated: 3/18/16