September 30, 2022
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17 outstanding Binghamton students recognized by the University and SUNY

Maeve Kelly, a senior nursing student, learned she won the Binghamton University President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence while she was getting ready for her clinical placement shift to begin at Ascension Lourdes Hospital. Maeve Kelly, a senior nursing student, learned she won the Binghamton University President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence while she was getting ready for her clinical placement shift to begin at Ascension Lourdes Hospital.
Maeve Kelly, a senior nursing student, learned she won the Binghamton University President's Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence while she was getting ready for her clinical placement shift to begin at Ascension Lourdes Hospital. "I was just floating on a cloud that entire clinical shift," she said. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

Seventeen Binghamton students were recognized by the University and SUNY administrations in late May for their all-around outstanding accomplishments and contributions during their time at Binghamton University.

President’s Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence

The President’s Award for Undergraduate Student Excellence is awarded to junior and senior students for their outstanding contributions to the Binghamton campus and/or the local community based on their academic excellence, campus involvement, community engagement, leadership, and creative and scholarly activities.

Senior winners:

  • Flynn Anderson — biomedical engineering; Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Kendra Gourgue — Individualized Major Program: English, cinema, sociology and Africana studies; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Maeve Kelly — nursing; Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Abegail Vidrin — integrative neuroscience; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Junior winners:

  • Mary Campbell — biology, English; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Monishka Jhaveri — philosophy, politics and law, and sociology; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Honorable Mention:

  • Liam McGuirk — biology, classical civilization; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Provost’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

The Provost’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research honors Binghamton University students who have excelled in research, scholarship and creative activities that extend beyond traditional course work.

Winners:

  • Casey Adrian — women gender and sexuality studies; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Allison Radin — biology, German studies; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Honorable Mention:

  • Adam Benjamin — sociology; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sana Malik — biology, philosophy, politics and law; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

SUNY awards the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence to graduating senior students for their outstanding contributions to their campus and/or the local community based on their academic excellence, campus involvement, community engagement, leadership, and creative and scholarly activities.

Winners:

  • Flynn Anderson — biomedical engineering; Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Melina Brunelli — biochemistry; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Adelaide Cagle — biomedical engineering; Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Sofia Fasullo — geography computer applic/statistics, mathematical sciences; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Maeve Kelly — nursing; Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Liam McGuirk — biology, classical civilization; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Hannah Nathanson — English; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Nicholas Pellegrino — computer science/mathematical science; Thomas J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science/Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Abegail Vidrin — integrative neuroscience; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Council/Foundation Award for service to the University

The Council/Foundation Award for service to the University is the combined award of the Binghamton University Council and the Binghamton University Foundation presented annually to individuals from the University community. Awards are given to those who have served the campus with outstanding dedication and who have provided exemplary service and/or leadership to the University.

Winner:

  • Tara Lerman — political science; Harpur College of Arts and Sciences