Harpur College celebrates 70 Years

COVID-19 Updates

To mitigate the risks associated with COVID-19, the University has needed to make some immediate changes to its business operations which, in turn, have impacts on event planning and staff travel. Below is a list of our events and their current status.

Harpur College 70th anniversary event schedule:

Tuesday, February 11

Dr. Kenneth Roth '78 Reception
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Del Mar, CA (Address will be in registration confirmation email)

Dr. Kenneth J. Roth '78 and his wife, Colleen, will host alumni at their lovely home in Del Mar. Meet and mingle with your fellow alumni and hear from special guest Harpur College Dean Elizabeth Chilton as she shares exciting developments taking place within Harpur College as we embark on Harpur's 70th birthday celebration. There is no cost to attend. 

*This event has already passed.


Wednesday, February 12

Universal Studios Tour Event
5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Universal Studios, California (4042 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA)

Join us for a private backlot movie set tour and reception at Universal Studios followed by a reception at the iconic Studio Grill thanks to alumnus Keith Gorham '73, MA '75. Dean Elizabeth Chilton will share exciting developments taking place within Harpur College as we celebrate Harpur's 70th birthday milestone. You won't want to miss this exclusive opportunity to get a glimpse behind the scenes and find out more about your alma mater! For just $50/person, secure your seat for the private tour and reception. Admission includes food and beverages at the reception.

*This event has already passed.


Thursday, February 13

Bay Area Alumni Celebration
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Hawthorn, San Francisco, CA

Join us for an exclusive night! Meet and mingle with your fellow Bay area alumni and hear from special guest Harpur College Dean Elizabeth Chilton as she shares exciting developments taking place within Harpur College as we embark on Harpur's 70th birthday celebration. Taste delicious appetizers and enjoy craft cocktails for just $20/person.

*This event has already passed.


Monday, March 23 (Event canceled)

Reception at Home of Alex Huppe '69 and Jeryl Schriever
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sarasota, Florida (Address will be in registration confirmation email)

Alex Huppé ’69 and Jeryl Schriever will host alumni and friends at their beautiful home in Sarasota, Florida. Meet and mingle with your fellow alumni and hear from special guest Harpur College Dean Elizabeth Chilton as she shares exciting developments taking place within Harpur College as we embark on Harpur's 70th birthday celebration. There is no cost to attend.


Wednesday, March 25 (Event canceled)

Boca Raton Alumni Reception and Harpur 70th Celebration
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Maggiano's Little Italy (21090 St. Andrews Blvd. Boca Raton, FL)

Socialize with friends and Harpur College Dean Elizabeth Chilton as we celebrate Harpur's 70th anniversary at Maggiano's! For just $20 you'll enjoy this night out over cocktails and dinner.


Monday, April 6 (Event canceled)

Reception at the Home of Michael Timmeny ’73 and Catherine Connor
6 p.m - 8 p.m
Washington, D.C. (Address will be shared upon registration)

Michael Timmeny, Harpur Class of 1973, and Catherine Connor request the pleasure of your company at a gathering of special alumni and friends to celebrate Harpur College: 70 Years. Join Harpur College Dean, Elizabeth Chilton for an evening of cocktails and conversation as we celebrate Harpur and she shares exciting developments taking place within Harpur College.


Tuesday, April 7 (Event canceled)

D.C. Alumni-Student Networking Event 
5:30 p.m - 7:30 p.m
Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, D.C.

Our students are heading to D.C. to network with successful alumni like you! Their week of activities will include visiting companies including Sirius XM and the U.S. Department of State. Students will then head to a reception where they can meet alumni and industry leaders. For $15 you can enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres and drinks while you meet with students and alumni living in the D.C. area.


Thursday, May 7 (Event canceled)

2020 Alumni Association Special Recognition Awards Ceremony
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Altman Building, Manhattan NYC

We're recognizing 16 alumni for lifetime achievements in their careers and their volunteer efforts towards Binghamton. This unique Binghamton University experience "Celebrating Tradition and Pride" will be part of the Harpur College 70th Birthday Celebration. For $125/person, enjoy a cocktail reception, plated dinner, performances by student groups and an inspiring awards ceremony.


October 16-18 

Binghamton University Homecoming 2020

We are planning a number of special events for the weekend.


Have questions?
Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at eventhelp@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2424.