A lesson in persistence

A lesson in persistence

Jacob Banik earns a master's in teaching chemistry, a degree that he pursued while working days and raising two daughters by himself after the death of his wife. Banik has his sights set on teaching high school. Read his story here.

Rethinking depression

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Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

New faculty hires and centers are part of the Harpur journey

The pages that follow showcase a selection of recent accomplishments in our dynamic and ambitious community.

A world of knowledge

Harpur College’s recent investments in Middle East studies will enable students and scholars alike to benefit from a unique blend of linguistic, cultural and political perspectives.

School of Management

Mentors enhance student success

This is an exciting time of the year as we get ready to welcome an outstanding class of freshmen and transfer students.

The Chile Connection

Say you’re visiting a foreign country and want to see the sights of the capital. What do you do? Take part in a competitive scavenger hunt. That’s how 15 executive MBA students got to know Santiago, Chile, earlier this year.

Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science

From the Dean - Diversity is our greatest strength

In the Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science, we are lucky to have so many people connected by the common bonds of education and research.

Emeritus professor gives $50K to Watson School

Now a professor emeritus in the Systems Science and Industrial Engineering Department (SSIE), Howard Pattee has continued to push new ideas to the next level with a gift of $50,000 to the Watson School. The money will help purchase new equipment to teach the next generation of engineers.

College of Community and Public Affairs

The story, so far

In honor of the College of Community and Public Affairs’ (CCPA) 10-year anniversary, members of the CCPA family reflect on its beginnings and look toward the future.

Re-examining Freedom

Alana Gunn, assistant professor of social work, partners with community agencies that support formerly incarcerated individuals.

Decker School of Nursing

Mario Ortiz named new dean of Decker School

Mario R. Ortiz, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, FNP-C, has been appointed dean of the Decker School of Nursing. Binghamton University will welcome Ortiz in July.

New dean, new location, same commitment

Interim Dean Pam Stewart Fahs talks change and alumni commitment at Binghamton University's Decker School of Nursing.


Golden opportunity

Golden opportunity

Alumna is CFO for NBA's winning Warriors

Fixing the leak

Fixing the leak

Project will keep water flowing to 9 million New Yorkers

Angelique’s change of heart

Angelique’s change of heart

Former foster child trades silence for advocacy

Closing credits

Closing credits

Kyu Nakama discovers that decisiveness is overrated

Alumni Events

2016 Alumni Golf Classic
The annual Alumni Golf Classic will start at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin. It's 18 holes of golf with cart and captain-and-crew format. There will be prizes and contests, including hole-in-one, closest to the pin, longest drive, putting and more. An awards dinner follows. Click here for details and to register.

Metro NY Chapter Meeting
The third annual Metro NY Chapter meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. Alumni interested in getting involved with the chapter are welcome to attend. Chapter leaders are Dan Cherico '08, Rory Clark '05 and Natalie Tod '12. For details and location, contact them at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Class Notes

Christopher Nolan ‘98, says that 20 years after graduating from Binghamton University, he and his fellow alumni still like to get together. On April 8, 2016, alumni from the classes of 1996, 1997 and 1998 attended New York Mets Opening Day at Citi Field and were rewarded with a victory against the Philadelphia Phillies. Joining Nolan were Michael Schnall '97, Michael Barath '96, Amy Sender Justiniano '96, Philip Goldstein '98, Melissa Negrin-Weiner '98, Randee Arem '98 and Jeffrey Weisel '97.
Freya Dittrich ‘94, competed on Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge, a new NBC series. Watch it June 2016, episode 4.

Have some news you want to share with classmates? Log in to B-Connected and submit a class note.

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MUSIC. Austin Marolla '97 is a doctor of optometry, a licensed Reiki master and a musician with two CDs. His website, giftsfromaustin.com, focuses on the interplay of health, wellness and music.
BLOG. Eric Giuliani '02 is traveling the world using public transportation, a journey that he is documenting with photography, video and introspective commentary. traveltall.com
BLOG. Stacy Barnett Mozer '95 has a blog called Sporty Girl Books, for girls who love to watch, play, read and write about sports. sportygirlbooks.blogspot.com

Recent Posts

Then and now Binghamton is always looking to improve its campus and make it the best place possible for students. Check out this blog and slide the vertical bars on the images back and forth to witness the incredible changes our University has made over time! Click here.
More “Where are they now?” Jessie Rubin '13 was an English major and a member of the women's tennis team. Today, she's still batting words around as social media manager for shows such as Late Night with Seth Meyers and Saturday Night Live. Click here to catch up on more of our "then and now" alumni!
Random Acts of Kindness Trey, host of The Binghamton Buzz, bestows random acts of kindness on random students, then helps them pass it on. Who knew that an avocado could be so welcome. Random, right? Watch the video here.

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Healthy campus promotes healthy lives
Healthy campus promotes healthy lives

Food Recovery Network helps community
Food Recovery Network helps community

Commencement 2016
Commencement 2016

Things I Learned in College
Things I Learned in College

Pupil response predicts risk of depression
Pupil response predicts risk of depression

Fascination With Food: Meet Campus Chef Sam Pfaffenbach
Fascination With Food: Meet Campus Chef Sam Pfaffenbach