Your Gifts at Work

Faculty and staff inspire donors, set example through own giving

Decker students in the Innovative Simulation and Practice Center on campus

  • The Decker School of Nursing has some of Binghamton's most generous and loyal faculty and staff donors. Full story
  • Two seven-figure gifts made in the past year honor the scholarly and research contributions of two former Binghamton professors. Full story
  • A gift from Distinguished Professor of Anthropology William H. Isbell and his wife, Judy U. Siggins, supported the hiring of a tenure-track assistant professor in Andean archeology. Full story

Alumnus funds scholarship with gifts of stock

Scholarship donor Michael Timmeny with recipient Steven Lazickas

Michael D. Timmeny '73 has made gifts of stock to support the John and Grace Maguire Timmeny Scholarship for Public Service after his financial advisor told him about the tax advantages he would receive for doing so. Full story

Retired administrator establishes scholarship 

Donald Blake

It all started when colleagues and friends pooled their resources to honor administrator and educator Donald D. Blake, PhD '74, who was retiring after a 33-year career at Binghamton University. Full story

Give Something Back paves way for student success

Give Back scholars at The College of New Jersey

Give Something Back is partnering with Binghamton University to support 50 Pell Grant-eligible students in pursuit of a bachelor's degree and the possibility of graduating college debt free. Full story

Forum members get first look at new Koffman incubator

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger presents a framed rendering of the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator to the Koffman family

About 120 Binghamton University Forum members and other invited guests got a sneak peek April 18 of the new Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, made possible in part thanks to significant financial support from Ruthanne Koffman ’82, MA ’84, and her husband, Burton “Bud” Koffman. Full story

U.N. special rapporteur praises new institute

Pablo de Greiff speaking at I-GMAP event in New York City

Binghamton University is on its way to making a concrete difference in the prevention of genocide and mass atrocity, according to a special rapporteur of the United Nations. Full story

Construction to begin next year on Living Building at Nuthatch Hollow

Living Building at Nuthatch Hollow

Gifts of time, expertise and financial support are helping the Living Building at Nuthatch Hollow take shape. Full story

Celebrating giving, fostering connections among donors

President Stenger speaking at donor recognition reception

The Binghamton University Foundation invited the University’s most generous and invested supporters to a donor recognition reception March 2 at the Italian Wine Merchants in New York City. Full story

2016 Scholarship Donors Luncheon

Donor with scholarship recipient at 2016 Scholarship Donors Luncheon

Generous donors make it possible for the Binghamton University Foundation to award $2.8 million to more than 1,970 students each year. Full story

Zurack center fosters student-alumni connections

Zurack Family High-Technology Collaboration Center

The new Zurack Family High-Technology Collaboration Center connects students with alumni to enhance student success. Full story

Lab would prepare students for next generation of jobs

3-D printer

Plans are in the works to create an Innovation Lab at Binghamton University, thanks to Barry A. Goodman ’79, whose vision for the lab and philanthropic support are bringing the project to life. Full story 

Avangrid scholarships support grad students

Edward Cheswick with Iberdrola CEO Jose GalanMark Freithaler with King Felipe of Spain

Binghamton University’s Edward Cheswick ’16 and Mark Freithaler ’16 had two once in-a-lifetime experiences this summer. Full story

Harpur council raises support for faculty

Harpur faculty member working on research

The Harpur College Advocacy Council Faculty Development Endowment would help faculty advance their research. Full story

Alumni-athletes give back to support athletics

 Men's lacrosse team with 1st place award

Men's lacrosse won a $5,000 prize for placing first in the 2016 Athletics Alumni Giving Challenge. Full story 

Last Updated: 11/2/17