Then and now

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.

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

Working together for our students’ benefit

"For us, being affiliated with the Watson School is not just a job, it is a vocation, and we remain dedicated to providing what is best for our students."

Zhanpeng Jin places an electroencephalogram headset, which measures electrical signals within the brain, on doctoral student Borui Li.

Smart, Connected Health

Smart phones and wearable sensors are key to efficient, effective healthcare

College of Community and Public Affairs

Filling a Generation Gap

Youjung Lee, assistant professor of social work, introduces themed "camps" geared toward multigenerational families in Binghamton schools

George Homsy doesn’t just study sustainability; he lives a sustainable life. From his apartment in downtown Binghamton, he can easily walk to his job, gym, entertainment and good eats, leaving a smaller footprint on the planet.

Built to Last

George Homsy, Assistant Professor in CCPA, promotes sustainability in downtown Binghamton

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

A Capella in the Park
Binghamton University's a cappella groups will be performing from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, in Central Park. Performances take place at the King Jagiello Statue, east of the Turtle Pond. All alumni, current students and new students are welcome; refreshments will be available. Groups include: Rhythm Method, Binghamton Crosbys, Harpur Harpeggios, Binghamtonics, Kaskeset, Vibes, Treblemakers, Koinonia and No Strings Attached. The event is free, but registration is requested by June 1. Click here to register.

Cocktail reception in Naples, Fla.
Alumni in Florida are invited to a gathering and cocktail reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, at the home of Daniel ’67 and Roberta ’68 Sussman in Naples. There are more than 200 Binghamton University graduates living in the Fort Myers/Naples region. To register, click here.

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,, 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.
BLOG. Stacy Barnett Mozer '95 has a blog called Sporty Girl Books, for girls who love to watch, play, read and write about sports.

Recent Posts

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.
Look at us now "If you could succeed here, you could succeed anywhere," says Tony Kornheiser '70, talking about his fellow students at Binghamton. Many were first-generation college students who were smart and driven to make something of themselves, he says. Video.

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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

Freshman Research Immersion Program in Image and Acoustic Signals
Freshman Research Immersion Program in Image and Acoustic Signals

Printing the future
Printing the future

Random Acts of Kindness
Random Acts of Kindness