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Giving to CEMERS

Giving to CEMERS

CEMERS welcomes charitable contributions to support its programming and teaching initiatives. We invite you to make your gift today. Gifts may be made by check or online with a credit card (see “How To Give,” below). Please review our “Giving Options” and join a growing community of Friends of CEMERS.

Giving Options:

The Aldo and Reta Bernardo Fund – Named in honor of Professor Emeritus Aldo Bernardo (1920-2011), Department of Romance Languages, and his wife, Reta. Professor Bernardo, one of the world’s leading Dante scholars, was co-founder of CEMERS in 1966. This endowed fund supports an annual lecture in medieval literature, courses in medieval languages and literature, and an Excellence Award for graduating seniors majoring in Medieval or Early Modern Studies. (Account # 20879)

The Richard Trexler Memorial Fund – Named in memory of Richard Trexler, Distinguished Research Professor (History Department). Beginning his career as a specialist in the Florentine Renaissance, Professor Trexler drew on Anthropology in his teaching and groundbreaking publications, making a profound impact across several fields of scholarship. This fund supports innovative graduate and post-doctoral research directly related to the dissertation or to a single-authored book. (Account # 203730)

Friends of CEMERS – This fund was established to enable Friends of the Center to support general programming and curricular innovations. (Account # 10767)

How to Give:

Please make checks payable to “BU Foundation, CEMERS Account # [add the number here]” and mail to Binghamton University Foundation, PO Box 6005, Binghamton, NY 13902-6005 or deliver to the Binghamton University Foundation, Couper 208. For secure, online credit card gifts, go to and select “Other, please specify” from the account drop-down menu. Then type “BU Foundation, CEMERS #[add the account number here]” in the space provided.

Thank you for considering a charitable contribution to CEMERS. For assistance, please contact the BU Foundation office at (607) 777 6078.

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Last Updated: 1/19/12