In this first quarterly report message from the new Division of Operations, a vice president is announced, as is a partnership to give off-campus students a safety net. Read about these initiatives and about many other changes to campus due to construction and Information Technology Services efforts. You'll find that some changes are visible — and some are very much behind-the-scenes.
"GREEN WALL" ONE EXAMPLE OF INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY
A "green wall" of plants that serves as a biofilter in the new Admissions Center is just one of the many innovations seen on the Binghamton University campus. Read about the vision for the Admissions Center, where the University's School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will be built, the Learning Studio that encourages creativity in the classroom and much, much more in this quarter's report.
Binghamton University hit a major milestone this quarter as the endowment for the University surpassed the $100M mark for the first time. Read about initiatives by the Division of Advancement and the Binghamton University Foundation, working with alumni, donors, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends, to support the University and provide assistance that enables students to pursue a quality education at Binghamton.
Binghamton recently broke ground for a new Smart Energy R&D Facility. The $70 million project will enable Binghamton scientists to pursue some of the big questions that matter most to our society: How can we create more affordable solar power? Build cars that require less gas? Improve the energy efficiency of all sorts of devices? The building is a symbol of Binghamton’s investment in research related to smart energy and another sign of growth at the University’s Innovative Technologies Complex.
From Summer Send-Offs for incoming students to gathering data for the Senior Survey to learn where Binghamton University graduates go after Commencement, the Division of Student Affairs is there to support students and their families. Read about the send-offs, the survey, our successful Move-in Day, a new Welcome Weekend service project and many other initiatives in this report.
Whether they're in the classroom or on the field, Binghamton University's student-athletes give it their all. In this quarter's report, read about their academic and athletic accomplishments as well as a number of coaching changes, the 2014 Hall of Fame class and how athletics is partnering with other offices on campus to support student-athletes.