Mission Statement

The mission of the Binghamton University Scholars Program is to provide high-achieving students with foundations and opportunities in:


Experiencing hands-on leadership opportunities and learning the attributes of what makes the best leaders

Intellectual Curiosity

Continuing to always question and learn


Cultivating personal and academic integrity; recognizing and acting on a sense of honor, ethics and moral reasoning, ranging from honesty in relationships to academics and professionalism


Recognizing and acting on one's responsibility to community and wider society locally, nationally and globally

Balance and Wellbeing

Understanding the importance of body and mind care and actively participating in such care to experience the highest quality of life

Diversity of Perspectives

Recognizing and acting on the obligation to understand diverse and competing perspectives as a resource for learning, citizenship and work

Entrepreneurial Spirit and Creativity

Developing a can-do attitude, knowing that new perspectives, ideas, products and services can better the world in which we live; developing a strong work ethic and consciously doing one's very best in all aspects of college and life

Experiential Learning

Knowing that at least as much learning occurs outside of the classroom as inside the classroom; taking advantage of the opportunities available outside the more traditional methods of learning

Last Updated: 1/10/14