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JUNE 2017

Regional chapter spotlight

By Steve Seepersaud

Chicago Chapter event

To celebrate the start of what should be another lovely summer in Chicago, our alumni got together June 8 for a gathering at Boleo Rooftop Bar. It's located at the Kimpton Hotel in the Loop, and considered one of the city's coolest venues. About a dozen alumni had an opportunity to reconnect, meet some new people, and discuss plans for future alumni programming in the region.

"Our chapter is small, but it's off to a great start," said Francesca Blecker Bullerman '04, chapter leader. At our happy hour, alumni ranged from the class of 1983 to the class of 2014, and it was great to hear them share college stories. We're brainstorming ideas for our next event, so stay tuned!" Connect with the Chicago Chapter on Facebook.


The growth of the Long Island contingent of the Alumni Association's Metro New York Chapter was very evident at the June 13 gathering held at the Woodbury Country Club, as nearly 100 alumni attended. Guests enjoyed seeing familiar faces, meeting new people and hearing the latest campus updates. The ice cream bar capped off an ample pasta buffet and provided a cool treat on an early summer day that approached 100 degrees.

Long Island event

Pictured above: Lindsey Brekne '13, Alexander Stortz '13, Deborah Paul '15 and Lian Brianna Friia '13

"I want to encourage people to come to our events, join our Long Island committee, to share ideas and help us make things happen. Whatever we plan, the University is here to support us," said Scott Feuer '90, Alumni Association treasurer and an active member of the chapter's Long Island committee.

We thank our event sponsors CitrinCooperman, Mitlin Financial, NST and Rivkin Radler LLP. See photos from this event at the Alumni Association's Shutterfly site




  • Wednesday, June 28 - Real Estate Networking Happy Hour (Metro New York): This event builds on the large, and continually growing, Binghamton University real estate alumni presence, which has successfully hosted many events over the past few years. You can expect to meet real estate investors, commercial and residential real estate brokers, attorneys, mortgage bankers, appraisers, and title officers, to name a few. Register now.
  • Saturday, July 8 - Stars and Stripes Racing Festival (Metro New York): Join the Metro New York Chapter for a day at the races for the Stars and Stripes Racing Festival at Belmont Park. A gathering spot for alumni will be located in the backyard and exact location will be emailed to you on the morning of the event. Register now.
  • Friday, Aug. 4 - Alumni Golf Classic (Greater Binghamton): A wonderful summer day filled with golf, lunch, a dinner reception and more. Once again, our event will be held at The Links at Hiawatha Landing. Don't miss this opportunity to play a round of golf with your friends at one of the Binghamton area's premier courses. Round up your foursome and sign up for this Captain-and-Crew tournament today. Register now.

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