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Giving to CEMERS

As the oldest organized research center at Binghamton University, CEMERS has enabled Harpur College faculty members and students in over 14 departments to participate in internationally recognized conferences, lectures series, and publications. With your support, CEMERS can continue to be a leader in research, scholarship and creative activities, as well as enhancing the University's reputation for excellence. Please consider making a gift today.

Funding Opportunities:

  • The Aldo and Reta Bernardo Fund – Named in honor of Binghamton Distinguished Service Professor Aldo Bernardo (1920-2011), Department of Romance Languages, and his wife, Reta. Professor Bernardo, a prominent scholar of Petrarch founded CEMERS in 1966. This endowed fund supports an annual lecture in medieval Italian literature as well as other CEMERS programming. The fund also supports an Award for a graduating senior majoring in Medieval or Early Modern Studies and provides funding for CEMERS graduate students taking summer intensive language courses or traveling to archives. (Account # 20879)

  • Bernard F. Huppé Fund – This endowed fund has been established by Alex Huppé ('69) in honor of his father, Distinguished Service Professor Bernard Huppé (1911-1989), a Professor of medieval English literature at Binghamton University and a founding member of Binghamton University as well as CEMERS. Professor Huppé co-directed CEMERS with Aldo Bernardo from its inception in the Fall of 1966. This endowment provides support for the the purchase of materials—particularly medieval manuscripts—for the Special Collections of the Binghamton University Libraries. (Account #20352)

  • Friends of CEMERS – This  account was established to enable Friends of the Center to support general programming. (Account # 10767)

Other ways to Give:

If you'd like to make your gift by check, please make your check payable to the Binghamton University Foundation, write the account number in the memo line, and mail to:

Binghamton University Foundation
PO Box 6005 Binghamton, NY 13902-6005

Cash gifts can be made in person by going to the Binghamton University Foundation's Gift and Donor Records Office on the ground floor of Old O'Connor Hall (OO-G044).

For information about establishing an endowment, giving gifts of stock or including CEMERS in your estate plans, please contact James Wilson, development officer for Harpur College at wilsonj@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2640.

Last Updated: 1/11/19