Council/Foundation Award

The Council/Foundation Award for service to the University is the combined award of the Binghamton Council and the Binghamton Foundation presented annually to individuals from the University community.

Awards are given — one each to a faculty member, a staff member, an undergraduate student and a graduate student — to those who have served the campus with outstanding dedication and who have provided exemplary service and/or leadership to the University. Recipients receive a $1,000 check and a certificate that, will be presented to the students at the President's Award Luncheon (undergraduate) and the Graduate Award Ceremony (graduate) in the spring and to faculty and staff at the Excellence Awards Dinner in the fall.

Nominations for 2024 should be submitted using the nomination form and also include:

  • A résumé, curriculum vitae or job description specific to the nominee's current position.
  • A letter of nomination that speaks to the merits of the nominee (up to two typed pages).
  • A minimum of three and a maximum of five letters of support (up to two typed pages each).

Complete nomination packages should be sent electronically in pdf format to Pam Kollar, associate executive director of the Binghamton University Foundation, at

All nominations will remain confidential. The deadline for 2024 submissions is Friday, February 16, 2024.

If you need additional information or have any questions, contact Pam Kollar at 607-777-5801.

For a complete list of past recipients, visit the Foundation website.