Trying times for today's public service agencies
Binghamton University alumni who are leaders in nonprofit and government service in the New York City area recently shared insights on the professional challenges they face. About 75 alumni took advantage of an opportunity to network with Binghamton graduates in their field and to hear from an esteemed panel. Read more.
SOM grad offers insider perspective on Yankee finances
Scott Krug '96, chief financial officer for the Bronx Bombers, spoke to alumni at a recent School of Management event about the impact of revenue sharing on the team's player payroll. Read more.
Skater earns spot on Team USA through video contest
Why would a 31-year-old medical student want to skate down a 430-meter-long track, tackling step-ups, rollers, wallrides and tabletops at speeds approaching 40 mph? Read more.
Volunteer spotlight: Literary agent gives students insight into publishing
Students listened attentively as Joanna Stampfel-Volpe '05 spoke via videoconference about her career as a literary agent. One of her clients is Veronica Roth, the author of New York Times bestseller Divergent. Read more.
Survey will determine interest in center for family-owned businesses
Select business owners are being contacted by e-mail and requested to voice their opinion about the need for a center with the sole purpose of serving family-owned businesses. Read more.
Tag Day highlights significance of donor support on campus
Approximately 500 big, green tags were placed across campus to denote buildings, classroom spaces and equipment made possible via donor support. Read more.
University connects with new Advocacy Day format
Taking a new approach to our annual Advocacy Day in Albany this year, a much smaller contingent traveled to the state capitol in mini-vans on March 5. Read more.
NYSEG grants aid campus projects
Funding is for the nearly complete Center of Excellence building and the recently completed Science 5 building. Read more.
B-CONNECTED with other graduates! B-connected is a secure virtual community only for Binghamton University alumni. Update your personal profile, search for alumni, and submit and read Class Notes.
NEW SEASON, NEW JOB? To help you move ahead in your career, the Alumni Association offers two LinkedIn groups. Make new connections in our Professional Network group and search for jobs posted by alumni in our Job Forum group (and share postings if you have them).
SHARE YOUR EXPERTISE WITH US! The Alumni Relations office is asked to recommend alumni who are expert speakers. If you are well-versed, because of your education and professional experience, in subjects including national security, politics, technology, career networking, environmental studies or etiquette, please contact Melinda Holicky, associate director for volunteer engagement. Include your name, class year, and a brief description of your experience and expertise. Supporting material could include a c.v. or link to your website.
The Alumni Association and Uncommon Goods (founded by David Bolotsky '85) offer the opportunity to purchase banks made from mailboxes salvaged from Newing Dining Hall. This can be a great keepsake of your time as a student at Binghamton. Banks also make great gifts! Purchase a bank today.