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An easy to remember wellness fact.

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161 students

The number of students who tutored and mentored youth in five local school districts, contributing more than 1,341 hours of service through the Center for Civic Engagement’s Community Schools and Youth Programs initiative.

More than 17 tons

The amount of household items, e-waste, food and textbooks that were collected and donated during the spring 2016 Ditch the Dumpster residence hall clean-out. 

7,500 students

The number of students provided consultations at the University Counseling Center in 2014-15.

100 percent

The percentage of staff members in the Division of Student Affairs who completed First Responder training in 2014-15. 

100 pounds

The amount of organic greens - such as kale, swiss chard and spinach - consumed weekly at Gifts from the Garden vegan station in College-in-the-Woods Dining Center. 

More than 8,000 students

The amount of students who attended 350+ career development programs and workshops in 2014-15.

480 students

The number of students that have enrolled in the Mental Health Advocate (MHA)* series since its inception in August 2015.

*MHA is a non-academic bearing certificate series designed to empower students to become educated on mental health awareness, increase access to resources to those who need them, and create an environment on campus that is open to discussion and peer support. Find out more on B-Engaged through the Mental Health Outreach Peer Educators organization.

48 gender neutral bathrooms

The number of gender neutral bathrooms added across campus including at least one in 18 facilities on campus. Visit here for a listing of locations.

2 General Education credits

The minimum number of credits Binghamton University requires all undergraduates to complete for physical activity and wellness. Binghamton University is the only SUNY school that requires this!

22,758 pounds

The amount of household items recycled and donated after students moved out of residence halls in the spring.

200+ programs

The number of programs offered by student-based groups this year, focusing on one of six area of wellness*:

  • 28% on knowledge acquisition
  • 25% on physical health/nutrition
  • 25% on emotional/mental health
  • 14% on social health and
  • 4% on vocational planning and spiritual health

*This does not include department-sponsored programs.

3,320 lbs of food

The amount of food donated to CHOW (The Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse of Broome County) as part of CCE's Binghamton University Ditch the Dumpster Initiative!

75,673,739 steps

The number of steps taken by the over 180 currently registered members of Steps to B-Healthy - the University walking program - since April 2014.

300+ students

The number of students who attended at least one Outdoor Pursuits adventure with Campus Recreation in 2014-15. More than 30 went on two or more trips.

95 Flags

The number of flags that will hang in the Events Center during commencement. The flags represent the diverse countries that Binghamton University students come from.

88% of students

The percentage of students who report learning skills to better cope with their emotional health by attending 3+ sessions with the University Counseling Center.

11,000 meals

The number of meals converted from 8,000 pounds of leftovers donated by the Binghamton University chapter of the Food Recovery Network in Fall 2014.

11 miles

The length of all the trails that run through the wooded areas on campus.

100 / 100 / 150 calories

The average calories found in 1 oz of spirits (100) / 5 oz of wine (100) / 12 oz of beer (150).

1.3 miles

The distance you walk in 1 loop around the University brain.

 

Last Updated: 9/14/16