Community Impact

As of December 2014, the Bridging the Digital Divide Project (BDDP) has made tremendous progress in its charge to address the information gap that exists in the Greater Binghamton community. To date, BDDP has:

    • 9 community partners; including expansion to Broome County Senior Centers
    • Provided approximately 1,344 people with computer literacy training and 15 agency clientele with experience refurbishing computers
    • Refurbished 169 computers and counting
    • Involved over 400 Binghamton University and Broome Community College students for a total of over 12,000 hours of volunteer service
    • Expanded to include an international component called the Bridge to Haiti Project
    • In conjunction with BDDP, Binghamton University has run multiple very successful E-Waste drives, collecting and recycling or refurbishing 22,678 lbs. of electronics.

Student Refurbishing Computer Student Teaching Computer Class E-Waste Collection

Last Updated: 7/2/15