Homecoming and 50th Anniversary

Celebrate 50 years of nursing education with us during Homecoming 2019!

Decker School of Nursing 50th anniversary logo
  Photography: David Skyrca.

Binghamton University's Decker School of Nursing will celebrate its 50th anniversary during Homecoming 2019!

This is your chance to reconnect with former classmates, friends and faculty; see the changes that have taken place across campus; learn what's in store for the Decker School; and get the next 50 years off to a great start!

You can register for Decker's 50th anniversary events on Binghamton University's Homecoming events website. (The link to register for Homecoming isn't live yet, so keep checking back!)

Decker anniversary events

Decker 50th Anniversary Cocktail Hour
6–9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20
Traditions at the Glen
$10 per person

Enjoy a casual evening catching up with friends, colleagues and faculty (past and present) at Traditions at the Glen, where we'll have beer, wine, soft drinks and some light hors d'oeuvres. You're sure to have fun reminiscing about the courses, clinicals, faculty and classmates who made your time at the Decker School (or the School of Nursing) special!

Decker 50th Anniversary Luncheon
11 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21
Traditions at the Glen Ballroom
$50 per person

Alumni, students, former and current faculty, donors and other friends of the Decker School are invited to honor five decades of Binghamton nursing education history. The luncheon features a keynote address by Diana Jordan, "The Healing Power of Laughter," as well as comments from Decker Dean Mario Ortiz and Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger.

Purchase a luncheon ticket for a student!

You can invite a student as your guest by purchasing a student ticket to the anniversary luncheon for $50, even if you're unable to attend. To purchase a student ticket, check the appropriate box on the Homecoming registration form (once registration opens) or call 607-777-2424.

Shuttle available

To make traveling between Traditions at the Glen and campus easier, we'll have a shuttle available for the cocktail hour on Friday and the luncheon on Saturday.

Stay at Traditions

A select number of hotel rooms are available at Traditions the Glen specifically for this event. If you're interested in booking one of these rooms, contact Traditions at the Glen at 607-797-2381 and tell them you're with the "Decker 50th Anniversary Celebration."

Other fun planned during Homecoming 2019

There are many activities happening on campus all weekend. Visit the Homecoming webpage to see the full schedule, a list of other hotels offering special rates and to register.