Alumni Connect - March 2018

Alumni Global Day of Service

FEATURED STORY: Register now: Alumni Global Day of Service

Jobs like yardwork or painting can be much more fun when you're doing them alongside other Binghamton alumni and you can see the impact made in your community. New and returning volunteers can experience this during the fourth annual Alumni Global Day of Service, April 27-29. Join us for an event that will get you working for a worthy cause. Read more.

DC employer visit

Alumni help students explore careers, employers in D.C. Metro

Make the most of your midterm break. It's a new messaging point from the University that speaks to the success of programs that bring students together with alumni for career development.

Each year, Binghamton University goes to New York for a week during winter recess to offer employer visits, Metro Connections Night and winter session courses. The Alumni Association and Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development have brought their programs to spring semester in the Washington, D.C. region. Read more


Why Binghamton University gives back on TAG (Thank-a-Giver) Day

Spring hasn't arrived yet (sadly), but campus showcased extra dashes of green as we celebrated TAG Day Feb. 21. Hundreds of green tags could be found at areas of the University made possible by donor support. In the Binghamton University blog, alumni – such as Celine Nehme '16, MPA '17 (pictured above) – who have shared some of their treasure with the University talk about why they chose to give back to Binghamton. Read more.

Regional chapter and affinity roundup

Binghamton University alumni

Recent alumni gatherings in Florida and Manhattan were occasions to celebrate common bonds and learn how the University is transforming higher education. In the coming weeks, an a cappella group will celebrate a major milestone and we'll have an event for the best and brightest in Silicon Valley. Read more.

Board member spotlight

Lisa Abbott, MBA '93

Lisa Abbott, MBA '93, has been on the Alumni Association board since 2012, serving as secretary for two years before being elected vice president. She is senior vice president for human resources and community affairs for Lifespan Corporation, the largest hospital system in Rhode Island. With a busy professional schedule, Abbott still makes time to volunteer with the Alumni Association, helping plan some of our most successful and visible programs. She shares why being engaged with the University is a high priority for her.
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