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When you support student potential ... you give opportunity

Image: Thomas Holland '24, recipient of the S. H. Ho Foundation, David and Martha Ho, MA ’78 Family Scholarship.
Thomas Holland '24, recipient of the S. H. Ho Foundation, David and Martha Ho, MA ’78 Family Scholarship. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.
“With this scholarship, it will be one more student who can break out and get a great education and degree. Who knows, there could be a future Nobel Prize recipient!” — David Ho

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You can impact corporate diversity

Image: Howard D. Unger ’82, LHD ’19, of Saw Mill Capital.
Howard D. Unger ’82, LHD ’19, of Saw Mill Capital. Image Credit: Provided.

Saw Mill Capital aims to strengthen the financial service sector with scholarships.

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The lives you change by giving — one alumna’s inspiration to give back

Image: Geraldine MacDonald ’68, MS ’73, LittD ’17.
Geraldine MacDonald ’68, MS ’73, LittD ’17. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

“People for a long time didn’t understand that an education from a state university was as powerful as from any other university in the country. I give money to make sure that doesn’t change.” — Geraldine MacDonald ’68, MS ’73, LittD ’17

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You can make plans today to shape Binghamton’s future

Image: Ben Everhart ’20 working with Biomedical Engineering Chair Kaiming Ye in 2019, in a lab at the Biotechnology Building, Innovative Technologies Complex.
Ben Everhart ’20 working with Biomedical Engineering Chair Kaiming Ye in 2019, in a lab at the Biotechnology Building, Innovative Technologies Complex. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

“I don’t necessarily think of it as leaving a legacy. Rather, I want to invest in the future. None of us are here forever, and you want to make sure the future is sound. I had been thinking about doing this for a while, and I finally reached a point where I said, ‘Why not?’ If this motivates one other person to do this, then it’s worth it.” — Frank Appell ’68 about making his estate gift to advance biomedical research

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You can light up a student’s life

Image: Decorative lights shine bright on the trees in the Peace Quad.
Decorative lights shine bright on the trees in the Peace Quad. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.
More than 300 students are closer to completing their degrees on time this spring, thanks to Binghamton Fund donors and the Provost’s Office, which funded scholarships for high-need students (those eligible for Federal Pell Grant funds) to take a course during the winter session.

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Kindness prevails during COVID-19 pandemic

Image: We think you're the bee's knees!
We think you're the bee's knees! Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

Donors come through for students in need.

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Preparing now to create a lasting legacy

Image: “Support from our alumni not only allows us to grow and thrive, it also sends a strong message of support,” said Celia M. Klin, interim dean of Harpur College of Arts and Sciences.
“Support from our alumni not only allows us to grow and thrive, it also sends a strong message of support,” said Celia M. Klin, interim dean of Harpur College of Arts and Sciences. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

Couple plans seven-figure bequest to support Harpur faculty.

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Public health in the spotlight

Image: Mary X. Britten (pictured in the center) with Decker School of Nursing students when she was a Decker faculty member.
Mary X. Britten (pictured in the center) with Decker School of Nursing students when she was a Decker faculty member.

Binghamton students are prepared to help, thanks to donor support.

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Battling food insecurity amid the coronavirus

Image: The Binghamton University Food Pantry provides crucial aid year-round, but especially this past spring when some students lost income and had difficulty accessing food due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Binghamton University Food Pantry provides crucial aid year-round, but especially this past spring when some students lost income and had difficulty accessing food due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

 Campus food pantry sees rise in donations.

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Providing COVID-19 emergency support

Image: Huimin Zhou, a PhD student in the Watson School's Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, oversees the 3D-printing of ventilator adapters and face masks at a lab in the Innovative Technologies Complex.
Huimin Zhou, a PhD student in the Watson School's Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, oversees the 3D-printing of ventilator adapters and face masks at a lab in the Innovative Technologies Complex. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

Supporting your passions, making an impact

Image: SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson speaks at a press conference Feb. 11 in the TAU Bearcat Club Room of the Events Center to announce an anonymous donor family's $60 million commitment to develop a new Baseball Stadium Complex at Binghamton.
SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson speaks at a press conference Feb. 11 in the TAU Bearcat Club Room of the Events Center to announce an anonymous donor family's $60 million commitment to develop a new Baseball Stadium Complex at Binghamton. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.
Gifts of all sizes share donor love for Binghamton University.

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Bolstering student success

Image: Leona C. Fiske, at her Binghamton-area home, discusses the sentiment behind her new scholarship for nursing students.
Leona C. Fiske, at her Binghamton-area home, discusses the sentiment behind her new scholarship for nursing students. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.
Donor's seven-figure gift establishes generous nursing scholarship.

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CCPA announces landmark gift to benefit Community Schools

Image: Students discuss a group project in what will be the Charlie K. Community Schools Room.
Students discuss a group project in what will be the Charlie K. Community Schools Room. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.
A room in the University Downtown Center will be named to honor the memory of enthusiastic educator Charlie Kochersberger.

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