News & Events

Professor John Frazier with BEP 2014

Professor John Frazier was inducted as an honorary member of the Gamma Delta Chapter of the Chi Alpha Epsilon (XAE) National Honor Society at their 11th Annual Induction Ceremony on October 24, 2015. Professor Frazier (pictured here with BEP '14) was honored for his decades of work with the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) which includes five years as an instructor for the Binghamton Enrichment Program (BEP). Chi Alpha Epsilon was formed to recognize the academic achievements of students admitted to colleges and universities through opportunity programs. Its purposes are to promote continued high academic standards, foster increased communication among its members, and honor academic excellence.

Burrell Montz
Dr. BURREll Montz with  former Geography Dept. Colleagues

Dr. Burrell Montz returned to Binghamton University to deliver the first presentation of the 2015-16 Dean's Speaker Series  on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at the Chenango Champlain Collegiate Center. The title of the presentation was: Filtering the Facts about Fracking: Factions, Fortunes and Frustrations. Dr. Montz was a member of the Binghamton University Geography Department from 1980 until 2009. She is currently a Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at East Carolina University. Her research focuses on the impacts of flooding and the policy implications of managing development in the floodplain. She has co-authored two books and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals that focus on natural hazards, vulnerability, and environmental management.


Why geography @ Binghamton?

The goals of the Department of Geography are:

  • to provide students quality academic instruction in geography
  • to foster and advance teaching, research and publication in the discipline of geography
  • to provide the expertise of geographers to the community at large so that public and private sector decision makers may enhance the quality of their decisions
Geography 'Welcome Back Cookout' Fall 2015




Department News

lucius williams chancellor's award for excellence in professional serviceCongratulations to Lucius Willis for being selected for the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service!

We have assembled some recent news of the Department, current students, and recent grads for our spring/summer 2015 newsletter.

Geography Newsletter

Last Updated: 10/26/15