Information Technology Services has completed several projects to improve wireless service and provide access to key technologies including 3-D printing in its Emerging Technology Studio, and has also begun work on a security assessment and strategic plan. Read more about ITS initiatives as well as get an update on construction activities and programs offered through the University Center for Training and Development.
Commencement and moves at the dean level top the list of activities in the Division of Academic Affairs this quarter. Eight Commencement ceremonies highlighted our more than 3,400 graduates at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. A new dean was appointed for the Decker School of Nursing, and an interim dean for Harpur College of Arts and Sciences. Read about these changes, as well as about student and faculty initiatives and successful media outreach in this issue.
The Division of Advancement has supported a number of major initiatives in the past quarter, including the second annual Alumni Global Day of Service, the Alumni Leaders Conference and Tier Talks. Student donor participation has increased and new hires will add to the division's expertise. Read more about these initiatives in this issue.
The depth and breadth of research activities at Binghamton is gaining more attention beyond the campus. In this issue, the Division of Research celebrates Research Days and showcases faculty, postdocs and students who are working in physics, psychology, electrical and computer engineering, and history.
The Division of Student Affairs continuously works to provide a broad range of services to students to help them be successful in their time at Binghamton University. Whether it's providing academic support through the Discovery Center, enabling the donation of e-waste and other items left in the residence halls at the end of the academic year or ensuring there is staff to help students in distress, the division stands ready to assist. Read more about the division's efforts in this issue.
ACCOLADES TO BASEBALL TEAM, JESSE GARN, COACHES AND MORE
The wins piled up this year for the baseball team, which won the America East Conference Championship for the third time in four years. Read about the team's season, about Binghamton's baseball and softball coaches capturing coach of the year titles, about three-time All-American Jesse Garn and more in this report.
The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is growing, having established the new LBGTQ Center and hired a founding director. Read about the new director and the Pride Index she has launched for the campus in this issue, as well about other initiatives for this division that is charged with ensuing Binghamton University is a welcoming and inclusive community.