President in the News

Binghamton University wins $1.2 million grant for freshman science-research program

The Central New York Business Journal, Syracuse, NY 6/2/2014

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded Binghamton University a five-year, 1.2 million dollar grant to help launch and sustain it freshman-research immersion program. This award will
provide students with a year-long, authentic research experience in sciences and engineering," Harvey Stenger, president of Binghamton University said. 


Binghamton U. wins $1.2 million science grant

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY 5/31/14

Binghamton University has won a $1.2 million grant for a new freshman science program. President Harvey Stenger said in a statement, "We appreciate the support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the confidence that it has in Binghamton." 


Binghamton University names new vice president for advancement

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY 5/20/14

Jim Broschart was named Binghamton University's vice president for advancement, effective July 1. "I am thrilled to welcome an alumnus back to Binghamton to serve in such a critical role for the campus," Binghamton University President said in a statement.


Two Million Dollar STREDC Telemedicine Grant for Rural Health Care

WICZ-TV, Fox 40 News, Binghamton, NY 4/17/2014

More than two million dollars is closer to making its way to the Southern Tier to enhance health care in rural areas . . . This money is part of a $5.6 million package approved by Empire State Development . . . "It's a hot area right now. People want to learn more about health system sciences," said Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger.


Binghamton University focuses on healthcare research

Time Warner Cable News, Binghamton/Oneonta, NY 4/18/2014

Keeping track of patients and their medical needs is a challenge many hospitals face when they discharge patients . . . Binghamton University is hoping to help solve that problem with remote sensors . . . President Stenger says the data received from the sensors could help everyone.


Binghamton University Approved for Start-up NY

NewYorkagConnection.com, Marshfield, WI - 4/16/2014

Empire State Development (ESD), New York State's economic development agency, has approved Binghamton University's application to participate in Start-up NY, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's innovative . . . "This is an extraordinary opportunity for industry," Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger said.


Binghamton University Approved for Start-up NY

USAgNet.com, Marshfield, WI - 4/16/2014

Binghamton University's ability to partner with new or expanding companies under the Start-up NY program can begin immediately. Stenger said the University is poised to work with new companies ready to take advantage of the tax-free incentives . . . 


Binghamton approved to participate in Start-Up NY

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 4/07/2014

"This is an extraordinary opportunity for industry to partner with higher education in order to spur economic growth in New York state," Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger said . . .

Regional economic council approves $2.1 million in funding for two projects

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 4/04/2014

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger and Terrence Kane, assistant vice president for governmental relations at Binghamton University, listen during the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council . . . 


Manufacturing in Broome: Looking Back, Moving Forward

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 2/27/2014

The 20th century in American history is known for dramatic industrial growth . . . "The students that come out of Binghamton University have a tremendous amount of drive and grit," Binghamton University President Dr. Harvey Stenger said . . . 


Regional Spotlight: Southern Tier

Empire State Development, Albany, NY - 2/26/2014

In the first round, the Southern Tier REDC developed three funds targeted at key regional industries and needs: the Shovel Ready, Community Revitalization and Rural Initiative . . . "Many of these businesses are struggling and we're trying to give them some help," co-chairman of the STREDC, Harvey Stenger, recently stated in an interview.


NYSEG gives grants to Binghamton University for its energy efficient infrastructure

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 2/26/2014

Binghamton University received close to $1 million in grants thanks to New York State Electric and Gas . . . The grants come from NYSEG's Utility Infrastructure Investment Program, which provides up to $400,000 per project for heavy use customers, like the University . . . 


NYSEG Funds Binghamton University Electric Upgrades

WIVT-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY - 2/26/2014

Binghamton University is receiving funding from NYSEG to aid in the completion of two on-campus projects . . . "Expansion is very expensive," said Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger . . . 


Binghamton University Economic Development Grant

WICZ-TV, Fox 40 News, Binghamton, NY - 2/26/2014

NYSEG presented Binghamton University with two $400,000 economic development grants, for campus expansion projects . . . Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger said, "the grants will be used for the construction of the University's $30 million Center for Excellence . . . 


NYSEG to give Binghamton University $400K in economic-development grants Wednesday

Central New York Business Journal, Syracuse, NY - 2/25/2014

Mark S. Lynch, president and CEO of NYSEG and RG&E, will present Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger with two $400,000 economic-development grants at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 . . . 


Checking on the progress of Regional Economic Development grants

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 2/19/2014

Many of these businesses are struggling and we're trying to give them some help . . . 


Early applications a growing trend for colleges, including Binghamton University 

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 2/14/2014

During his Jan. 31 State of the University address, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger introduced a plan to have 20,000 students on campus by 2020.


SUNY doesn't like funding freeze

The Democrat and Chronicle, White Plains, NY - 2/6/2014

SUNY Binghamton President Harvey Stenger praised the inclusion of $10 million for the college's School of Pharmacy, saying the college is ready to move forward with this project.


SUNY Binghamton goal: 20,000 students

The Poughkeepsie Journal, White Plains, NY - 2/1/2014

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger has charted a course for the next six years: bolster the ranks of promising students, and keep them here with meaningful experience and research opportunities . . . 


Stenger: Increase Binghamton University student ranks to 20K by 2020

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 1/31/2014

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger has charted a course for the next six years: bolster the ranks of promising students, and keep them here with meaningful experience and research opportunities . . .


Binghamton University President: We're driving ahead fast

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 1/31/2014

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger said the University is either ahead of, or meeting most of its milestones in his second State of the University address . . .  


Binghamton University State of the University

Fox 40 News, WICZ-TV, Binghamton, NY - 1/31/2014 

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger gave his State of the University address today on campus . . . By 2020 Stenger hopes to increase the student population to 20,000.


Binghamton University looks to expand enrollment

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 1/31/2014

Binghamton University is aiming to grow its enrollment to 20,000 students in the next six years . . . The University released a statement Thursday saying President Harvey Stenger will outline plans to increase enrollment of undergraduate students to 14,000 . . .


Stenger to detail Binghamton University visions with Friday's address

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 1/31/2014

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger will detail a plan Friday to grow the university's enrollment to 20,000 students by the year 2020 . . . 


Three Incubators Work Together

NBCNews.com, New York, NY - 1/28/2014

In the coming years, there will be three major incubators in our region . . . Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger says its possible that startups from Ithaca or Corning could be located in Binghamton . . . 


Binghamton University's planned pharmacy school to get $10M in proposed state budget

The Central New York Business Journal, Binghamton/Oneonta, NY - 1/21/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's latest state-budget proposal includes $10 million for Binghamton University's upcoming school of Pharmaceutical Sciences . . . 


Binghamton University set to get $10M for pharmacy school

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 1/20/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce the initial $10 million in funding for a pharmacy school at Binghamton University in his budget presentation on Tuesday . . .


Binghamton University: Funding for new pharmacy program
WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 1/20/2014

Binghamton University President, Harvey Stenger says the new program and building will fill a void for the campus community . . . 


Ten Million for New Binghamton University Pharmacy School

Fox 40 News, WICZ-TV, Binghamton, NY - 1/20/2014

In his State Budget Address Tuesday, Government Cuomo will allocate 10 million dollars to begin developing Binghamton University's School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy . . .


Binghamton University Pharmaceutical School Update

WIVT-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY - 1/20/2014

Binghamton University's plan of having a School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy is becoming a reality . . . 


Binghamton University unveils signs at Vestal campus entrance

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 1/20/2014

A premier university deserves a premier sign out front, so everyone in the community knows where the school is located, according to official at Binghamton University . . .


Binghamton University Considers Start-Up NY

WIVT-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY - 1/17/2014

Binghamton University is looking at possibly allowing some new companies to temporarily use space on its campus as part of the initiative . . . 


Winning the competition is only one part of the economic development process

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 1/16/2014

Leaders of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council said Thursday, the council has to carefully watch over the projects it has funded . . .


Starting 2014 for STREDC

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 1/16/2014

The Regional Economic Development Council has, once again, awarded one of it's largest grants to the Southern Tier Region . . . 


First Regional Economic Development Council Meeting of 2014

WIVT-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY - 1/16/2014 

The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council held its first meeting of 2014, this afternoon at Binghamton University . . . 


REDC talks Projects Awards and future

YNN, Binghamton/Oneonta, NY - 1/16/2014

After taking home big money at the Regional Economic Development Awards in December, the people who worked hard to win $81.9 million for eight counties met Thursday . . .


Cuomo scholarship plan excites students

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 1/10/2014

By offering full scholarships to students in STEM, Binghamton University president Harvey Stenger said, "he would expect more competition and some of the state's brightest talent choosing public universities." . . .


Reaction to Cuomo's Education Proposal

WICZ-TV, Fox 40 News, Binghamton, NY - 1/09/2014

...state and go somewhere else," said Dr. Harvey Stenger, President of Binghamton University. But other initiatives, such as statewide pre-K and a $2 . . . 


 Southern Tier leaders react to Cuomo's State of the State address 

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 1/08/2014

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger: "Gov. Andrew Cuomo's vision in 2011 to establish SUNY2020 as an incubator of academic excellence . . .


 Hundreds of Binghamton University students get their degrees

WBNG-TV - Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 12/16/2013

. . . first to graduate from college, so they're excited." Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger kicked off the ceremony at 12 pm Sunday.


 Binghamton University awards 700 diplomas at fall commencement

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 12/16/2013

As Harvey Stenger ushered the Class of 2013 out of Binghamton University and into the real world Sunday, he reminded them to look fondly on the past . . .


 Binghamton University sends off students at fall commencement

The Press and Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 12/16/2013

More than 400 students participated in the Binghamton University fall commencement ceremony on Sunday . . .


 Opportunities, roadblocks on the path to START UP

Times Union Blogs, Albany, NY - 12/12/2013

. . . including are a cybersecurity firm that s considering a move from Boston to SUNY Binghamton, said Harvey Stenger, president of that campus. He said . . . 


Interest in tax-free plan said to be high

Times Union, Albany, NY - 12/12/2013
. . . are farther along: Joining Zimpher at Wednesday's hearing was SUNY Binghamton campus President Harvey Stenger, who said a Boston-based cybersecurity . . .


Tier Economic Development Council receives nearly $82 million

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 12/11/2013

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger, who is co-chair of the Southern Tier council, was delighted by the news . . .


Southern Tier receives $81.9 million in REDC awards

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 12/11/2013

For the second year in a row, the Southern Tier has been named a top performer in economic development . . .


Southern Tier Receives $81.9 Million in Regional Economic Development Council Awards

Fox 40 WICZ TV, Binghamton, NY - 12/10/2013
. . . public/private partnership between Cornell University, Corning Inc., and Binghamton University, called the Southern Tier innovation Hot Spot. The Hot . . .


Regional Economic Development Council Secures $82 Million

NewsChannel 34, WIVT-TV, Binghamton, NY - 12/11/2013

The Southern Tier region has been awarded about $82 million of New York State economic development funds . . .


$81.9 million goes to Southern Tier

YNN, Binghamton/Oneonta, NY - 12/11/2013
. . . just neighbors geographically are now partners, said Harvey Stenger, Binghamton University President. While the region's plan focuses on rebuilding . . . 


Area economic development officials cite 'good track record'

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 12/08/2013
"We've had about 95 projects over the last two years" said Harvey Stenger, Binghamton University president and co-chair of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council . 


Regional Economic Awards to be Announced

Fox 40 News, WICZ-TV, Binghamton, NY - 12/04/2013

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger says 98 percent of Southern Tier projects from the first two years of the regional council program are currently under contract . . .


Alumni return to hear of progress at Binghamton U.

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 10/12/2013

Alex Huppe never misses a chance to return to Binghamton University, where he walked away in 1969 with an English degree . . .


Binghamton University to celebrate Homecoming 2013

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 10/09/2013

Homecoming 2013, sponsored by the Binghamton University Alumni Association, will take place Friday to Sunday, Oct. 11-13, on campus . . .


Binghamton U building earns a platinum green building rating

Green Right Now, United States - 10/01/2013

. . . a platinum green building rating From Green Right Now Reports Binghamton University s new Engineering and Science Building has received the top . . .


Binghamton U. forging ahead with pharmacy school plan

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 10/01/2013

Binghamton University is moving forward with a pharmacy school that could open as soon as fall 2017 if all goes according to plan . . .


Binghamton University LEED Designation

WIVT/WBGH-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY - 09/25/2013

Binghamton University has been honored for its efforts to go green. It has been awarded the LEED Platinum certification for its energy efficient Engineering and Science Building. That designation is the highest given by the United States Green Building Council.


Binghamton University building earns LEED Platinum status

The Central New York Business Journal, Syracuse, NY - 09/25/2013

Binghamton University's Engineering and Science Building has received LEED Platinum certification, the highest possible ranking given by the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green-building certification program.


Economic Development Council Decides on Hot Spot

WICZ TV, Fox 40 News, Binghamton, NY - 09/09/2013

The Southern Tier Economic Development Council designated it's official innovation hot spot Tuesday. Co-chair and Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger says the state requested all 10 regions come up with a physical location where funding would go to develop ideas, bring entrepreneurs together and create start-up companies.


Growing the region's economy

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - 09/10/2013

The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council met to discuss projects it will present to the state for funding. How much they will receive still remains in question. More than 160 proposals were discussed. The council voted and narrowed the number down to 29 projects that cover eight counties in the region. Those selected projects totaled more than $40 million.


Binghamton U. broadens affirmative action office

Pipe Dream (Binghamton University), Binghamton, NY - 09/08/2013

On Aug. 26, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger announced that the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion would be replacing the Affirmative Action Office. Valerie Hampton, former director of the Affirmative Action Office and chief diversity officer for the new office, explained that the goal of the change was to foster greater diversity on campus rather than just address discrimination.

Letter: BU appreciates understanding during Obama visit

The Press & Sun Bulletin, Binghamton, NY - 08/30/2013

The Aug. 24 visit by President Barack Obama to the Binghamton University campus brought positive, national attention to Greater Binghamton.


A Look Back
WIVT/WBGH-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY - 08/26/2013

A Look Back We begin with a look back at the greatest day in Binghamton University's history. We begin with a look back at the greatest day in...


President Obama hosts town hall event at Binghamton University
YNN, Binghamton/Oneonta, NY - 08/23/2013

President Obama hosts town hall event at Binghamton University By: Web Staff After addressing the rising cost of higher education...


Harvey Stenger Reacts To Obama Speech
WIVT/WBGH-TV,  NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY - 08/23/2013

Harvey Stenger Reacts To Obama Speech Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger and his wife personally greeted President Obama when he...


BU confirms President Obama will visit university
WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY - Binghamton 08/21/2013

President Barack Obama will stop at the Binghamton University campus during his local visit Friday, Aug. 23. Vestal.


Obama Stopping at BU On Friday

WIVT/WBGH Newschannel34 – 08/19/2013

President Harvey Stenger says he's not surprised his school was chosen. Harvey Stenger says, "We're doing great stuff here..."


N.Y.'s nanotech moves up the Thruway: Can it thrive?

The Journal News, White Plains, NY – 08/17/2013

For years, state officials have wanted to replicate the success of the nanotechnology research and manufacturing in Albany along the state Thruway. Now they're starting to see significant progress.


Stenger honored to have Obama visit

Inside Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY – 08/16/2013

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger said the fact that President Barack Obama is visiting Binghamton is unexpected, but not a surprise. "We are a quality, high-value institution with achievement-oriented students and successful graduates, so when people ask me am I surprised the President of the United States wants to visit our campus? The answer is no! Was this entire visit unexpected? The answer is yes!" 


Binghamton University prepares for President Obama

YNN, Syracuse/Oswego/Auburn, NY – 08/16/2013

The White House has officially released a location for President Barack Obama's visit to Binghamton.


B.U. Confirms Obama Visit

WIVT/WBGH-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY – 08/16/2013

...Marketing has released the following advisory: President Barack Obama will visit Binghamton University Friday, Aug. 23, as part of an upstate... 


Buffalo, Binghamton universities "thrilled" for president's visit

Democrat and Chronicle Blog (AP) – 08/16/2013

Binghamton University said it's thrilled that President Obama will visit the... 


BU confirms President Obama will visit campus

WBNG-TV, Channel 12, Binghamton, NY – 08/16/2013 

President Barack Obama will visit the Binghamton University campus during his Binghamton visit Friday August 23.


BU Housing Completion Celebration

WICZ TV, Fox 40 News, Binghamton, NY – 08/16/2013

With just a week before students return to Binghamton University, the school officially completed its new 1-million-square-foot housing project...


Binghamton University Finishing Dorms

WIVT/WBGH-TV, NewsChannel 34, Binghamton, NY – 08/16/2013

It was a big day at B.U. Thursday with the official opening of the new Dickinson Community... 


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