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Recognition Ceremony

President Harvey Stenger honors Engagement Award recipientsPresident 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

Lisa Yun receives Engagement Award

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 e​ligible for the honor​ and self-nominations were accept​ed​. ​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

President Stenger with Engagement Award Winners

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:

Nicholas Doran 
Political Engagement

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

Henry Aery
ReBold Binghamton

Gina Kim
Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES) Volunteer

Megan Faughnan
Liberty Partnership Program Volunteer

Joshua Chorman
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

Amber Decker
Hinman Public Service Learning Community Coordinator

Binyao Zhu
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.

Natalie Hughes
Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments (VINES)
Nonprofit Partner Recognition

Chad Nixon
McFarland Johnson, Inc.
Business Partner Recognition

Robert Nielsen, Mary Pines
Broome County Board of Elections
Government Partner Recognition

Last Updated: 11/24/15