Alumni Connect - August 2018

Alumni Connect – August 2018

Most fun weekend of the year: Homecoming Oct. 5-7

Fall is one of the best times of year in Binghamton. There's the indescribable energy that's only felt during the fall in Binghamton, the weather is crisp and the trees come alive with fall colors. This alone should get you to come back for Homecoming, but there's so much more. Friday-Sunday, Oct. 5-7 will be a weekend of #BingPride celebrations across campus.

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Scholarship supports future Binghamton alumni

Legacy families have a special place in the heart of the Binghamton University Alumni Association, as multiple generations within the same family share a connection to Binghamton. Each year, your Alumni Association reaffirms its commitment to legacy families by offering scholarships to two academically deserving students with an immediate family member who graduated from Binghamton. 

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Life as an extra on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

One day, Conrad Taylor ’17 was walking past The Forum in Binghamton when he took notice of the marquee. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the Amazon show that won a Golden Globe for best TV comedy, was having a casting call in Binghamton! The series, which follows a young, Jewish, aspiring comedienne in 1950s Manhattan, became one of his favorite shows in 2017 – which compelled him to investigate this exciting opportunity.

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Binghamton Alumni around the world

As you’ve done some spring and summer globetrotting, you’ve remembered to pack your Binghamton pride alongside your passport, sunscreen and other necessary travel items. In last month’s newsletter and on our social channels, we asked for photos of your travels rocking your Binghamton University gear in exotic and awe-inspiring locations, and we are so thrilled that you’ve answered our call!

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Faculty and staff move into new pharmacy school

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty and staff have moved into the school’s new, state-of-the-art building at our Health Sciences Campus in Johnson City, N.Y. The building will open its doors to the classes of 2021 and 2022 later this month, with two floors devoted to a high-quality pharmacy education program and two floors devoted to cutting-edge research.

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Q&A with Maggie Chan Jones ‘96 Founder and CEO of Tenshey, Inc.

Maggie Chan Jones ’96, is a seasoned C-level executive (the highest-level executive in senior management) specializing in marketing, business transformation and technology and she was one of Forbes World’s 50 Most Influential CMO's. Read her full interview and her advice for our students!

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Q&A with Staci Romeo ‘03, MBA ‘05 Executive Director of HealthlinkNY

Staci Romeo ‘03, MBA ‘05 operates the health information exchange and works to create healthier communities through NYS Population Health Improvement grants for 13 counties across New York. Read more about Staci and her nontraditional route as a student that helped her get to where she is today!

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