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Binghamton University alumni are loyal to their alma mater and go above and beyond to help current students and graduates. Many visit here to hire, helping our most recent graduates earn the distinction of top-starting salaries - #1 in the Northeast and #4 in the nation (Forbes).
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Indie pop sensation Ingrid Michaelson made it big – the ‘01 theatre grad performed for fans at her alma mater. Besides her own CDs, “Boys and Girls” and “Be OK,” Ingrid’s songs are featured on “Grey’s Anatomy” and “One Tree Hill.” While she was a Binghamton student, she sang in the a cappella group, the Binghamtonics.
You know who Flo is, right? The real name of the Progressive auto insurance commercial pitchwoman is Stephanie Courtney, and she's a '92 Binghamton graduate. Read more about the actress >>
Sweating his way to success
Be proud of that well-earned workout sweat! We know Benjamin Wood is. The 2005 grad found a way to capitalize on the sweat off your back!
Is comedy more your thing? Co-creator and former executive producer of “The Daily Show” is proud to call Binghamton University her alma mater. Madeleine Smithberg ’81 proved she’s seriously funny. She won both an Emmy and a Peabody Award for her fake news show clips, plus appeared on “60 Minutes” and was featured in The New Yorker.
Soaring to new heights
Rory Quiller, ’07 became Binghamton’s first ever Division 1 champion after he captured the pole vaulting title with a height of more than 18 feet. The world-class athlete (6th best pole vaulter in the nation, 27th in the world) is also an accomplished student. Rory got his undergraduate degree in psychology and then enrolled in Binghamton’s MBA program. See Rory in action >>
Not one, but two Emmy awards
It must have been all that critical thinking as a philosophy major: Joseph P. Kelly has won two creative arts Emmy’s for being one of the creators of the cartoon series Generator Rex, which airs on the Cartoon Network. The 1993 Binghamton grad was also a Resident Assistant (RA) for Newing College.
She can make you glamorous or hideous! Marisa Wade, '06, works as a makeup designer and recently returned to Binghamton University back stage to assist in one of the theatre department's productions. Read more about the former technical theatre major here.
Love of animals
Andy Weissberg, ’90, is the Vice President of Program Planning and Scheduling for the Animal Planet channel. Before that, he worked at A&E Television Networks and later became director of program schedule and acquisitions for the History Channel.
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