Student and faculty community engagement stories
Students and faculty engage with the greater Binghamton community through community-engaged learning courses, student organizations, individual involvement and more.
The CCE works with faculty in every school and college across campus to connect students with the surrounding community through credit-based, community-engaged learning courses. Learn more.
Keeping the oath: Vindman discusses public service, ethics with civic engagement class
Faculty fellow creates community-engaged environmental courses
In addition to involvement in CCE programs like impactBing CORE, Leaders in Engagement, Advocacy and Democracy (LEAD) and the Youth Initiative, hundreds of students plan and organize service projects with their student groups, classes, athletic teams, residential communities and as individuals every semester. The CCE provides guidance to them and connects them with community organizations. Learn more.
Voter engagement and civic action
Binghamton University is committed to helping students understand their civic rights while accessing and exercising them fully. The CCE also works to equip students with the knowledge and skill set to create change in their community, informing them of their rights and teaching them how to make their voices heard. Learn more.
CCE in the news
March 18, 2021 — Roundtable debate discusses UPD and First Amendment rights — Pipe Dream
Feb. 8, 2021 — Bearcats Talk Perseverance with Chenango Bridge Students — Fox 40
Jan. 21, 2021 — Binghamton University Students Learn And Intern Virtually — Fox 40
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. 10, 2019 — Binghamton University hosts community fair — NewsChannel 34
Sept. 19, 2019 — Center for Civic Engagement, student organizations table for Constitution Day — Pipe Dream
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
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