The songbird from Brooklyn said an elementary school glee club conductor sparked her singing career when he gave her a classical piece to perform. “That’s when I realized I had a solo voice and really liked singing,” says Sibongile Boyd. “It was just something about the grandeur of it that attracted me. I preferred singing more than listening to instrumental pieces.”
Patricia Wallace Ingraham, dean of the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA), met with 12 alumni in Washington on Nov. 19. The event included a breakfast and Ingraham's comments on "Public Service the Binghamton Way." Alumni in attendance have degrees from Harpur College and the former Graduate School of Education and Human Development, with graduation years ranging from 1967 to 2005. The majority of attendees work for the federal government or non-profit organizations.
Binghamton alumni also got together in Washington on Nov. 19 to see the Bearcat men's basketball team take on George Washington University. The evening of fun started with a pre-game reception at McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon. Despite 20-point performances by D.J. Rivera and Dwayne Jackson, the Bearcats lost their road game to GWU 71-57.
The first-ever reunion for young lawyers who graduated from Binghamton University took place on Nov. 19. About 30 alumni came to Butterfield 8 in Midtown Manhattan for an evening of networking. The group plans to have several alumni gatherings in 2009. To stay current with Young Binghamton Law Alumni News, join the Facebook group.
Last Updated: 11/12/13