President Stenger recognized exceptional examples of community engagement at a Recognition Ceremony during the Institute on Community-Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Awards were given to Binghamton University faculty and students who have exhibited exemplary dedication to creating lasting and meaningful change in communities locally or abroad, as well as several community groups who have demonstrated commitment to engaging Binghamton University students in the community.
Faculty Engagement Honor
President Stenger honored selected recipients at the Institute on Community Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship on March 19, 2015. Nominations were made in one of the following categories: Engaged Teaching/Learning, Engaged Research, or Engaged Scholarship. Faculty from across the disciplines and of every rank were eligible for the honor and self-nominations were accepted. Students, faculty and staff were all encouraged to nominate worthy candidates. Contact Faculty Engagement Associate Jessica Arends at the Center for Civic Engagement for questions or more information.The 2015 Faculty Engagement Honor recognized Binghamton University faculty for exemplary community-engaged teaching, research, or scholarship that helps create meaningful change. Work worthy of recognition for this honor includes teaching service-learning or community-engaged learning courses, research which incorporates community issues or needs, overseeing internships which result in public benefit, publications which advance knowledge or improve practices within community-engagement, discipline-specific scholarship which advances knowledge or improves practices in community engagement, etc.
2015 Faculty Engagement Recognition Winners:
Engaged Faculty Recognition for Exemplary Community-Engaged Service
Faculty Master and Professor Al Vos
Engaged Faculty Recognition for Exemplary Community-Engaged Teaching
Professor Surinder Kahai
Professor Lisa Yun
Engaged Faculty Recognition for Exemplary International Community-Engaged Teaching
Professor Laura Terriquez-Kasey
Engaged Faculty Recognition for Exemplary Community-Engaged Scholarship
Professor Elizabeth Anderson
Engaged Faculty Recognition for Exemplary Community-Engaged Research
Professor Erin Washburn
Professor Leo Wilton
Changemaker Student Honor
The 2015 Changemaker Student Honor recognized student projects that have helped create lasting and meaningful community change locally or abroad, including applied learning, service-learning, action research, participatory research, internships, etc. President Stenger honored the winners at the Institute on Community Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship on March 19, 2015. Students from any discipline, undergraduates, and graduates were encouraged to apply and self-nominations were acceptable. Contact the Center for Civic Engagement Assistant Director Christie Zwahlen for more information.
2015 Student Changemaker Recognition Winners:
Mehjabeen Hassan, Calli Rothberg, Marcol Rodriguez, Natasha Afranie
Immigrant Informational Guide
2015 Honorable Mentions:
Victoria Hanczyk, Samantha Drucker, Lauren Urquhart, Rob Browne, Indy Li
Broome County Community Emergency Response Team
Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES) Volunteer
Liberty Partnership Program Volunteer
Producer of Documentary Film on Researching First Asian Settlers of Broome County
Hannah Lugtu, Tammy Cheng
Developed Asian American Holiday Story Book for elementary school students
Hinman Public Service Learning Community Coordinator
Income Tax Assistant Volunteer
Community Partner Recognition
The CCE and President Stenger also recognized a number of community organizations for their work in engaging Binghamton University students in the community.
Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES)
Nonprofit Partner Recognition
McFarland Johnson, Inc.
Business Partner Recognition
Robert Nielsen, Mary Pines
Broome County Board of Elections
Government Partner Recognition