Alumni Connect – September 2018
Alumni Connect – september 2018
Impressive incoming class brings pride to University
Binghamton welcomed new and returning students last month with move-in days signifying the beginning of fall semester and a new academic year. Approximately 2,850 freshmen, 1,080 transfer students and 1,200 new graduate students joined the University this year.
Hit these alumni-owned hot spots during Homecoming
Looking for an exciting, new place to go with your friends the weekend you return to Binghamton for Homecoming? Then check out a few of our suggestions! Each venue we've highlighted in this article is owned by at least one Binghamton University graduate.
Alumni and parents ease students' transition to Binghamton
The feeling of being part of the Binghamton community begins well before the first day of class. That spirit of togetherness was felt at summer events where parents of current students and alumni hosted receptions, gave advice and connected with new students.
How Binghamton University's campus has changed
Construction, renovations and upgrades galore! We've been busy here the past few months, working on several projects to make campus even better and more beautiful than before. Check out some of the biggest changes you’ll notice when you head back this fall.
Alumni Author Spotlight:
Lee Salz ’92
It’s easy for salespeople to be down in the weeds. After all, they have to make their numbers. However, according to alumnus Lee Salz ’92, they’d be better off stepping back to look at the big picture. He asserts that salespeople should give thought to how both their products and their approaches are positioned in the marketplace. This is the overarching concept behind his newest book, Sales Differentiation.
Alumni to address climate change at Homecoming talk
The U.S. Ambassador to Palau, the special advisor of research and innovation to the Global Covenant of Mayors and a former climate change communicator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will speak at TIER Talks® presented by M&T Bank. The Oct. 6 session will explore the impact of greenhouse gases within and beyond large cities, the role public policy could play in helping to avert a crisis and how the issue can be better communicated to the public.
Binghamton's new home in New York City
Binghamton University is now an associate school of the Princeton Club of New York, and that means all Binghamton University alumni can join. Are you looking to elevate your personal and professional life? This is the place to be! This nine-story facility has event spaces, fine dining, a business center, guest rooms, a fitness center and so much more. Contact Kim Faber to learn more about what a membership can do for you.