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The Saul and Ruth Levin Educational
Enrichment Grant

FOR:  Classics Majors, up to $3000 for a Classics Educational Experience

WHO?: Declared (or ready to declare) Binghamton University Majors in Classics, Greek & Latin; Classical Civilization; or Latin who are enrolled, full-time students (12 credits or more) - must be completed prior to graduation

WHAT?: Up to $3000 for Classics-related Educational Experiences, such as Study Abroad, other Classics-related Educational Travel; Research Project Expenses; etc.

HOW?: Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Classics, Saul Levin, (Binghamton University professor, 1962-1999) and Mrs. Ruth Levin, Binghamton University MST, 1972 have established the Saul and Ruth Levin Educational Enrichment Grant for Binghamton Classics majors

Please contact Prof. John H. Starks, Jr., Chair of Classical & Near Eastern Studies (jstarks@binghamton.edu) or Undergraduate Director Prof. Tina Chronopoulos (tchronop@binghamton.edu) with questions.

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First Recipient of The Saul and Ruth Levin Educational Enrichment Grant Announced for 2015-16

Congratulations to Lyla C. Cerulli, Latin Major in Classical and Near Eastern Studies!  Cerulli will attend the Paideia Institute's Living Latin in Rome program in summer 2016.  She plans to continue in secondary Latin education through a Master's degree after receiving her BA.

After Cerulli returns, she will be asked to present images and memories of her experience to fellow students and faculty at a fall 2016 reception announcing and encouraging applications for the award(s) to be granted in 2016-17.

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Classics, Saul Levin, (Binghamton University professor, 1962-1999) and Mrs. Ruth Levin, Binghamton University MST, 1972 have generously established The Saul and Ruth Levin Educational Enrichment Grant for Binghamton Classics majors.

For full details and further information >>

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Congratulations to Megan F. Blance, Latin Major in Classical and Near Eastern Studies ~ Recipient of the Jordan M. Greenwald Memorial Scholarship Announced for 2015-16!

Funded through the generosity of the family of the late Jordan M. Greenwald (BA, Binghamton 1982), the award memorializes the achievements and aspirations of one of the most talented students ever to study classics at Binghamton University.  The Jordan M. Greenwald Memorial Library in Library Tower 1107 is also dedicated to Mr. Greenwald's memory.
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Congratulations to John H. Starks, Jr., Associate Professor of Classical Studies, Chair of the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies ~ Recipient of the 2015 Chancellor's  Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Associate Professor John H. Starks Jr. is a highly respected, true intellectual who is a multi-talented, resourceful presence in the classroom, bringing the classics to life for his students.  He joined the faculty at Binghamton University as an assistant professor in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies in 2007, and was promoted to associate professor in 2014.

Read more >>

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Congratulations, Tina Chronopoulos!

We're happy to announce that Tina Chronopoulos was awarded a Solmsen Fellowship at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Madison/Wisconsin for 2016/17. The academic-year residential fellowship will allow Dr Chronopoulos to work on her book project entitled "The Voices of Ganymede: Latin Homoerotics from Medieval Europe".

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Fulbright FLTA Feature, 2014-2015

Bochra Kouraichi was our Arabic Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant for academic year 2014-2015. See the story on her, on her homeland of Tunisia, and on the Fulbright FLTA program.   Go to story >>

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Last Updated: 5/2/16