Alumni Council sets stage for increased engagement opportunities
The future begins now and it is our future to create together. That was the spirit behind the inaugural Alumni Council meeting, held on campus April 26. About 100 closely engaged alumni volunteers and students provided input on the University's and Alumni Association's strategic goals. Read more.
Alumni awards ceremony celebrates outstanding achievements
The Alumni Council meeting on April 26 culminated with a special event to recognize alumni who have extraordinary career accomplishments and who have been tireless supporters of Binghamton University. Read more.
Join us for Homecoming 2014: Oct. 17-19
Seeing people and places in person is always better! So be sure to join us on campus Oct. 17-19 at Homecoming 2014, because life wasn't meant to be lived on a computer, phone or tablet! Read more.
Decker Foundation gift to help establish laboratory
The Foundation's donation of $333,901 enabled the University to purchase a fluorescence-activated cell sorter. This key piece of equipment will help establish the Health Sciences Core Facility. Read more.
Campus upgrades enrich Binghamton experience
As the University continues to evolve, the Binghamton Fund for Campus Enhancement provides much-needed support to balance growth and expansion with valuable green space. Read more.
'Tis the season to run
Spring is here - finally! The Alumni Association has been encouraging people to get out and walk or run and 31 alumni took part in our fitness challenge in April. Read more.
Meet the newest member of our Alumni Relations team
Kevin Lobdell is the newest addition to the Alumni Relations staff, serving as associate director. His focus will be working with regional chapters, affinity groups and Homecoming. He comes to us from Clarkson University, where he most recently served as associate director of student and alumni relations. He earned his bachelor of science degree with distinction in business and technology management (human resource track) and e-business (supply chain management track) at Clarkson. He earned his master of arts in higher education and student affairs at the University of Connecticut. Lobdell is excited to develop programs and initiatives to further engage alumni like you.
THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS!
April was National Volunteer Month so we'd like to take a moment to thank all of our
alumni who volunteer at the University in some fashion. By recruiting students, serving
as an advisor or mentor, speaking in classes, helping to plan alumni events, or lending
your time and talents in other ways, you guide our work and mission. Thank you very
much for your support of Binghamton University!
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.