News and Events

Institute for Intergenerational Studies Research Day Poster Presentations

April 23, 2015- 11:30-1:30- University Downtown Center, 1st Floor Atrium

Come learn about the various research being conducted in our two centers: Center for Family, School and Community Partnerships and the Southern Tier Center on Aging. Our faculty members and community partners will be presenting their research via poster presentations which will give you the opportunity to walk around and hear more about the exciting research ongoing in the Institute for Intergenerational Studies. This is a great opportunity to learn, network and get involved in research that interests you!


Southern Tier Center on Aging Spring 2015 Meeting

Center members will gather to discuss partnership opportunities and research studies.  The meeting will be held on March 10th, 2015 from 2-4 pm at the University Downtown Center in Room 220A.  Please contact if you are interested in attending.

Productive Aging and Families across the Globe

October 31, 2014- 11am-1pm- University Downtown Center, Room 220

The Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (TAE) Sustainable Communities, Institute for Intergenerational Studies and the Department of Social Work, Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University are co-sponsoring this event. Lunch provided. See flyer below for more details.

Productive Aging and Families across the Globe Flyer (.pdf, 467 KB)

Care Management Summit 2014: Achieving Excellence, May 22 & 23

The Binghamton University College of Community and Public Affairs welcomes you to join us at the Care Management Summit 2014: Achieving Excellence.

Conveniently located and affordable, this is the first conference of its kind in central New York state. Focusing on the specialties of care and case management, the Summit promises to be a great event for those interested in best practices in a growing field, providing a transdisciplinary opportunity to engage in valuable discussions and build your network. The Summit is designed to provide the concepts, networking opportunities and the up-to-date information needed to practice care and case management in today's dynamic, evolving environment.  |  Detailed Info and registration

Study: Student social workers decrease re-hospitalization rates, save millions

Laura Bronstein, College of Community Affairs dean and professor of social work, designed a study with Shawn Berkowitz, director of geriatrics at United Health Services (UHS) and clinical assistant professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University, to examine how student social workers can decrease readmission rates. In the preliminary findings, eight patients out of 44 (18.2 percent) in the control group were readmitted within 30 days. No patients in the social work intervention group were readmitted, showing significant improvement. | Read More.

 No more revolving door
Binghamton University Magazine

Can social workers reduce hospital readmissions? Binghamton University researchers from the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) and SUNY Upstate Medical University have teamed with a local hospital to seek new, low-cost ways to keep seniors from needing readmission while improving their quality of life. | Read More.

Last Updated: 4/14/15