Volunteer spotlight: Students explore careers, get advice at Metro Career Night
The Jan. 15 event, co-sponsored by the Alumni Association, Metro New York Chapter and Career Development Center, is intended to reach students while they are home in the New York area during winter recess. Nearly 300 students were able to connect with 90 alumni representing a variety of industries. Read more.
Employer visit program helps students build networks, learn corporate culture
During the University's winter recess, alumni in New York City hosted students at their workplaces in order to discuss their career paths, share advice on making the transition from campus to the real world and answer questions. Read more.
Zurack Scholars event features Jeff Yass '79, Susquehanna International co-founder
In his remarks to the more than 100 people assembled at the School of Management's Jan. 14 event, Jeff Yass '79 shared the principles that have made his securities firm, Susquehanna International Group, LLC, so successful. Read more.
Commencement: Fall 2013 graduates will thrive in 'Maker Movement'
The world needs people who will make something of themselves and the Class of 2013 has the qualifications to succeed in the "Maker Movement," David Berkowitz '00 told graduates at Fall Commencement. Read more.
Governor supports School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy
Binghamton University is thanking Gov. Andrew Cuomo and State Sen. Thomas Libous for including $10 million in the governor's budget proposal to begin site acquisition and design work for a School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy. Read more.
Regional chapter connections
The Alumni Association's regional chapters provide occasions for alumni to get together off campus — for fun, to show school spirit and to forge professional connections. Read more.
Carl Muhlhausen '71, MA '75 joins Peace Corps — again
Muhlhausen served in the Peace Corps in Uganda after graduating from Binghamton University. More than 40 years later — as a retiree — he's back in Africa making an impact as a volunteer. Read more.
State of the University address
President Harvey Stenger will give his State of the University address at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the Osterhout Concert Theater on campus. He will outline University initiatives and challenges, as well as details regarding a new plan to grow the University's enrollment to 20,000 students − 14,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students − by 2020. For more information, visit the President's website following the address.
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