Submit Content to Culture Connects

The Culture Connects team welcomes engaging submissions from Binghamton University alumni, students, faculty, staff and local community members. Submissions can be photography or original digital artwork, news articles, editorials, stories, poetry, event announcements or digital videos (for electronic versions). All submissions should be related to diversity, multiculturalism, activism, multicultural heritage/celebration and/or inclusion at Binghamton University.

Note: Submissions are due no later than the 20th day of each month for the following month’s issue. Accepted entries will be notified on or before the 25th day of the month.

E-mail submissions with subject “Culture Connects Newsletter Submission,” including all artwork and byline information to No late submissions will be accepted.


Guest Content Submission GUidelines

The following guidelines will govern all submissions made for inclusion in the Binghamton University MRC Culture Connects newsletter:

  • The Culture Connects editorial team reserves the right to accept or reject any content submitted for the Culture Connects newsletter, and to edit content/articles in a manner deemed appropriate for inclusion in the printed or electronic newsletter.
    • The editorial team will not include any content that is discriminatory, harassing or that violates any University policies or the Code of Student Conduct.
    • The editorial advisor or MRC staff may contact the submitter if there are any questions regarding a submission.
  • When submitting an article, it should be no more than 1,000 words in length and sent in word or pdf format. The editorial team reserves the right to edit articles for length, clarity and to conform with selected style guides. See Binghamton University Style Guide.
    • Edited content is not routinely returned to authors for their review. However, members of the editorial team may request additional information or review from authors when they deem necessary.
    • When articles are presented (either as stand-alone or point/counterpoint), we may want to include, as an editorial note, direction on how to obtain additional information, or potential websites for further information.
  • All submissions should include a title and the following:
    • Author(s) information:
      For students:
      full name, class year and school, any personal identifiers you wish to share (such as gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc.) and hometown, state and country
      For faculty/staff/administrators:
      full name, job position or title of the author(s), department/division, undergraduate/graduate institution, year of graduation
      For alumni:
      full name, job position or title, company/institution, undergraduate/graduate school and year of graduation
      • When possible, a photo and brief biography (100 words or less) of the author should accompany the submission.
    • Appropriate citations with list of references, when necessary, for example APA, MLA, Chicago-Style, etc.
      • Footnotes and links to source materials are encouraged.
    • Images:
      • In jpg, .png, or .gif file formats
      • Name of photographer
      • Date and location
      • Caption, if appropriate

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Last Updated: 9/6/16