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Caitlin Migliore

Catholic Schools internship provides hands-on teaching experience

Jan. 9, 2021

Caitlyn Migliore completed an internship as a classroom assistant during the pandemic, working with students remotely and solidifying her desire to become a teacher. Read more.

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Emerging Leaders Program projects provide stress relief during COVID

Jan. 9, 2021

Several Emerging Leaders Program service projects were particularly innovative this year, as students worked around public health guidelines set in place due to the pandemic. Read more.

Alex Leopold

Strengthening community through service and bipartisan bridge-building

Jan. 9, 2021

Alex Leopold is the president of Note to Self, the community service a cappella group at Binghamton University, and founder of the Binghamton University chapter of BridgeUSA, a nonpartisan organization that connects the political left and right on campuses through civil and moderated discussion. Read more.

 Meghan Kearney

Youth Initiative internship leads to new career path

Nov. 19, 2020

An internship in local schools led junior Meghan Kearney to discover a new career path in educational law. Read more.

Lily Coots

MSW students help remote-learning students in Windsor Central School District

Nov. 6, 2020

Students at Binghamton University haven’t let a pandemic stop them from working with the surrounding community. Read more.

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Students step up to work the polls during the pandemic

Oct. 26, 2020

Dozens of Binghamton University students in the Foundations of Civic Engagement class taught by Associate Professor of Public Administration David Campbell have signed up to work at polling places for the 2020 presidential election. Read more.

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On-campus polling center relocated to Events Center

Oct. 5, 2020

Amidst the many other changes on campus this fall, the on-campus polling place will move to the Events Center in November. Read more.

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Hinman PSLC maintains relationship with NoMa community

Oct. 2, 2020

Members of the Public Service Learning Community in Hinman College work with the North of Main (MoMa) community to empower residents through a long-term relationship, despite COVID-19. Read more.

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Students encourage peers to complete the 2020 Census

Sept. 28, 2020

Time is running out to have your voice heard in the 2020 Census! Read more.

Amber Simpson

Learning to fail through making and tinkering

Sept. 8, 2020

Amber Simpson, an assistant professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership, teaches her students and local youth that failure isn't always a bad thing. Read more.

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Engaging students in the 2020 Census

The CCE has been working hard to "Get out the Count" among college students in Binghamton. Read more.

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Binghamton University designated as an Elite Leader Campus by the Andrew Goodman Foundation

May 22, 2020 - Binghamton was recognized by the AGF as one of just five Leader Campuses within their national, nonpartisan Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere Network, which includes over 70 college campuses across the United States. Read more.

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Community Engagement class immigration stories exhibit moves online

May 15, 2020 - Students in Lisa Yun’s Community Engagement class shared their families’ immigration stories in online formats in an effort to help people understand each other and empathize with each other’s struggles. Read more.

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2019-20 Excellence in Community Engagement awards

May 5, 2020 - The CCE is thrilled to announce the winners of the individual and student group 2019-2020 Community Engagement Excellence awards. Read more.

Rhianna Triolo 

Youth Initiative interns remain connected to students virtually

May 1, 2020 - Despite the pandemic closing schools, Binghamton University juniors Alyssa Mastrantonio and Rhianna Triolo continue to be active CCE Youth Initiative interns at St. James Elementary School in Johnson City through virtual learning. Read more.

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Students respond to COVID-19 food insecurity

April 24, 2020 - Three Binghamton University graduate students are working with local agencies to address increased food insecurity due to the coronavirus. Read more.

Mary Liberty B-IMPACT intern

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April 16, 2020 - Through her B-IMPACT summer internship placement at the Crime Victims Assistance Center, sophomore Mary Liberty learned professional skills while helping others. Read more.

Max Kurant, LEAD volunteer

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March 30, 2020 - Freshman Max Kurant helped implement a text messaging platform to inform community members of events and programming in the North or Main neighborhood of Binghamton through the CCE's new LEAD program. Read more.

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On-site resources developed at Benjamin Franklin Elementary School

Nov. 25, 2019 - Graduate student Rose Olsen created a community closet and food pantry located at the school, after working with school administration to determine their goals in supporting students. Read more.

Judith Quaranta

Asthma-Based Research

Oct. 29, 2018 - Under Assistant Professor Judith Quaranta '79, MS '98, PhD '13, undergraduate nursing students use community-based research to find effective strategies for helping children manage their asthma. Read more.

Current News

Dec. 29, 2020 - CCE partners with two newly formed working groups committed to racial justice research and advocacy - BingUNews

Nov. 13, 2020 - Binghamton University a top performer in 2020 Sustainable Campus Index - BingUNews

Nov. 12, 2020 - Center for Civic Engagement publishes post-election dialogue guidelines - Pipe Dream

Oct. 22, 2020 - Center for Civic Engagement encourages early voting to avoid crowds, expands voter engagement services - Pipe Dream

Oct. 12, 2020 - Binghamton University’s on-campus polling place relocated - NewsChannel 34

Sept. 23, 2020 - Students, election commissioners speak out on National Voter Registration Day - WBNG

Sept. 17, 2020 - Students encouraged to register to vote - Pipe Dream

Sept. 3, 2020 - Off-campus students encouraged to respond to 2020 Census - Pipe Dream

May 26, 2020 - Binghamton University designated Elite Leader Campus by Goodman Foundation - NewsChannel 34

May 12, 2020 - NY-22 candidates in the GOP primary invited to television/radio debate - WSKG

March 19, 2020 - Student response to 2020 census and primary elections may be affected by COVID-19, CCE says - Pipe Dream

March 12, 2020 - Two new Provost Awards for Faculty Excellence - BingU News

March 9, 2020 - 2020 census projects low student response - Pipe Dream

Oct. 21, 2019 - Broome County District Attorney Candidates to Debate Oct. 23 - WBNG

Oct. 31, 2019 - New York state sees voting reforms ahead of 2019 elections - Pipe Dream

Oct. 8, 2019 - Binghamton University Hosts 10th Annual Community Opportunities Fair - Fox 40

Oct. 10, 2019 - Binghamton University hosts community fair - NewsChannel 34

Sept. 24, 2019 - National Voter Registration Day - WBNG

Sept. 19, 2019 - Center for Civic Engagement, student organizations table for Constitution Day - Pipe Dream

Aug. 27, 2019 - Binghamton University named NASPA Lead Initiative Institution for seventh consecutive year

May 6, 2019 Passion to Action talk discusses investigations of political corruption - Pipe Dream

March 6, 2019 - Binghamton University graduate students facilitate K-2 STEM workshops in Windsor - Windsor Central School District

March 5, 2019 - Binghamton University designated a Voter Friendly Campus - BingUNews

Feb. 5, 2019 - Binghamton University recognized as national leader in student voter engagement - BingU News

Nov. 8, 2018 - Broome, BU see high voter turnout, close congressional race - Pipe Dream

Nov. 6, 2018 Young Voters Say "Our Opinions Do Matter" In 2018 Election - Fox 40

Nov. 5 2018Center for Civic Engagement registers more than 2,000 students to vote - Pipe Dream

March 3, 2018 - How College Campuses Are Trying to Tap Students' Voting Power - New York Times

Jan. 24, 2018 - Binghamton University Center for Civic Engagement recognized in the 2016 Voter Friendly Campus Report released by the Campus Vote Project and NASPA for reducing barriers to student voting by hosting an off-campus voter assistance table outside the on-campus polling place during the 2016 presidential election. (Page 19)