Residential Life Campus Connectors

Campus Connectors

Campus Connectors are undergraduate students who assist new first-year students with finding their place at Binghamton University. They provide opportunities for students to get together and meet other students. Also, Campus Connectors assist new students in exploring the campus community to find organizations and interests that best engage them to find their fit at Binghamton University.

Meet the team

Emma Blanton

Emma Blanton

she/her

eblanto1@binghamton.edu

Hi my name is Emma Blanton and I am a junior double majoring in Psychology and Philosophy, and Law with a minor in Forensic Health. I am a member of the Women's Rugby Club, the Student Psychological Association, Audubon Society, and the Vice President of the Association for Applied Behavioral Sciences. I have loved my past three years here at Binghamton so much so that I want to help other students find their love for this school too! I look forward to helping y'all find your place on campus.

Emma Brace

Emma Brace

she/her

ebrace1@binghamton.edu

Hello! My name is Emma and I am a sophomore majoring in cinema with an interest in business administration. I'm a film enthusiast, a sports lover, and a book nerd at heart. On campus, I'm involved in the BTV6 club, BU Pipe Dream, and club softball, and I'm always looking for more! I am beyond excited to connect with fellow students and embrace the many opportunities that our campus has to offer. Looking forward to a fun-filled semester :)

Noah Brown

Noah Brown

he/him

Campus Connector Graduate Assistant

nbrown35@binghamton.edu

Noah Brown, (he/him), MBA ‘23, I have summited a 14,259 ft. mountain, I wanted to be involved in campus connectors because I wanted to remain involved in a campus community that has given so much to me/I’m looking forward to staying involved on campus as a graduate student. 

Rachel Dempsey

Rachel Dempsey

she/her

rdempse1@binghamton.edu

Hi! My name is Rachel, and I am a sophomore double majoring in math and psychology. I am President of the Hinman College Council, I am a TA for Tae Kwon Do, and I am also in Knitwits! I enjoy being super involved on campus and I am super excited to get to know everyone better, and hopefully help to make it a great year!

Kedra Fowler

Kedra Fowler

she/her

kfowler2@binghamton.edu

Hi! I’m Kedra, a junior majoring in Africana Studies. I’m a part of Binghamton University Student Ambassador Program, and I also volunteer as a Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program mentor. I enjoy trying new things, and I’m also a big fan of anime, crocheting, and reading. I’m super excited to meet you!

Julyna Ho

Julyna Ho

she/her

jho24@binghamton.edu

Hi! I’m Julyna and I’m currently a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Writing Studies. Fun fact: I’ve never built a snowman before even though I’ve lived in NY all my life... I’ll change that this year~. I had a really good first year experience at Bing thanks to the great connections I made so I wanted to be a connector to help you have a great time here too! :)

Calan Ibrahim

Calan Ibrahim

he/him

cibrahi1@binghamton.edu

Hi everybody. I am an undecided Harper sophomore from Rockland County who is looking into transferring into SOM for Management Information Systems. It’ll be my second semester at Binghamton this coming fall. So far I have gotten involved on campus with WHRW, Fooseball Club, and the music scene. I am looking forward to showing you what Binghamton and the campus community has to offer! 

Azan Iftikhar

Azan Iftikhar

he/him

miftikh1@binghamton.edu
Hi! My name is Azan, I’m a sophomore studying Industrial and Systems Engineering, and I’m from New Rochelle, NY.  I was raised in Saudi Arabia and England, however, I’m originally from Pakistan. On campus, I am involved in Fundraising for Binghamton Scholarships, Co-rec Soccer, and club soccer. As a community connector, I am really thrilled to connect with incoming students, offer the fantastic facilities and opportunities offered by Binghamton, and introduce them to the wonderful community!

Rebecca Inglese

Rebecca Inglese

she/her

ringles1@binghamton.edu

Hi! I’m Rebecca and I’m currently a sophomore studying Business Administration. I am VP of Public Affairs for Mountanview College Council and in my free time I like to hang out with friends, go to the gym and read. I am so excited to be a Campus Connector to introduce you all to our amazing campus and community here at Binghamton. :)

Aaron Kruk

Aaron Kruk

he/him

akruk2@binghamton.edu

Hello! My name is Aaron and I am a Junior majoring in cinema and minoring in Japanese. I love all things outdoors and am a music producer and DJ on the side. I also love finding new spots on campus to study, hang out with friends, or just relax. I am looking forward to getting to know everyone! 

Ada Lee

Ada Lee

she/her

alee933@binghamton.edu

Hello! My name is Ada (she/her), and I am a junior studying Biology with an interest in pursuing a career in Public Health. I love being outdoors, so you'll usually find me going for a run around campus, playing basketball, or hiking in the Nature Preserve. I enjoy helping other students discover their interests and find their community. I'm so excited to meet all of you and connect you to the many resources Bing has to offer!

Hans Li

Hans Li

he/him

hli221@binghamton.edu

Hello! I'm a sophomore studying Computer Science and I'll be in Rafuse (in Dickinson), again. I enjoy taking night walks, working out, exploring, and spending time in the dining halls with people.  If you are also a CS major or are interested in programming, I'd love to work with you on a project. I'm always happy to talk, so feel free to reach out if you have questions or just want to chat. Looking forward to meeting with you! 

Aziz Makhmudov

Aziz Makhmudov

he/him

amakhmu1@binghamton.edu

Hello! My name is Aziz and I’m a sophomore with a PPL major. I reside in Delaware, Newing and I am also the president of my community. I love weight lifting but I also love to go on runs around campus and swim on my free time. I am also into cars so if you ever want to show or talk about your car, I’m all ears. I am very excited to be a connector on campus and cannot wait to meet everyone. 

Virginia Moraga

Virginia Moraga

she/her

vmoraga1@binghamton.edu

My name is Virginia Moraga (she/her) and I’m a sophomore majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Law. In my free time I like to go hiking, try new food places, and hangout with friends! I’m excited to be a campus connector and share our amazing campus resources with new students to make the transition into living on Binghamton campus as comfortable as possible!

Sonia Naser

Sonia Naser

she/her

snaser2@binghamton.edu

Hey! My name is Sonia and I’m a senior majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Law. Some fun facts about me are that I love reading books and watching movies in my spare time, as well as spending quality time with my friends. Additionally, some organizations I'm involved with on campus are Pakistani Student Association, the Office of Student Conduct (since I'm a Hearing Board member), and I was recently involved with the 20:1 Interpersonal Violence Prevention Program internship as well. As a campus connector, I’m really looking forward to helping all of you feel as if you’ve found your place in Binghamton through joining clubs and other organizations on campus!

Katherine Perrone

Katherine Perrone

she/her

kperron1@binghamton.edu

Hi, my name is Katherine and I am a sophomore majoring in Computer Science. Outside of studying, I like playing video games, going on walks, and traveling. I also enjoy trying new things and learning from the experiences. I hope I can help make the start of your experience at Binghamton as exciting and memorable as possible!

Vinny Ranieri

Vinny Ranieri

he/him

vranier1@binghamton.edu

Hi, my name is Vinny and I am a senior studying Management Information Systems. On campus, I am a part of Binghamton's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Club Sport Team, Poker Club, and I am the vice president of Bing's Information Systems Club. I also enjoy working out, hiking, and on campus activities such as bowling and ice skating. I am very excited to meet you all and help you become a part of the BU community!

Simone Slavick

Simone Slavick

she/her

sslavic1@binghamton.edu

Hello, my name is Simone and I am local to the Binghamton, NY area. I am enrolled in the MS Student Affairs Administration program. I have a passion to help students transition into college and I am excited to be working as a Community Connector for Binghamton University’s Res Life! Outside of academia, you will most likely catch me at the gym downtown to keep myself active and healthy. Also, as a cosmetologist you might get to see some of my work styling hair and makeup for weddings or from photoshoots working with a crew and models. Connect with me anytime via email. I’d love to hear from you!

Zach Spiegel

Zach Spiegel

he/him

zspiege1@binghamton.edu

Hi, My name is Zach and I am a sophomore majoring in Financial Economics. I love to cook, hike, and go camping! Last summer I went on a 12-day backpacking trip in the New Mexican wilderness and walked over 75 miles with my best friends. I’m looking forward to meeting all of you and helping you get introduced to the Binghamton community. There are clubs and opportunities for everyone and I hope I get you connected to the one for you!

Samantha Spina

Samantha Spina

she/her

sspina1@binghamton.edu

Hello everyone! My name is Samantha and I am a rising senior at Binghamton and I am studying Biology on the Pre-medical track! I am involved in various clubs such as Binghamton Aiding Hearts and Medlife! My other hobbies include reading, listening to all kinds of music, watching movies and hanging out with my friends! I am so excited to meet all of you and help you explore the amazing opportunities Binghamton University has to offer! 

Bianka Taveras

Bianka Taveras

she/her

btavera2@binghamton.edu

Hello! My name is Bianka and I am currently a sophomore here with an intended major in chemistry and hopefully forensic health science minor. I am involved in the club Explorchestra which is a student run orchestra, also composed by students! Around campus I love finding outdoor spots to hang out and study with friends, especially spots with good wifi. Some of my interests are traveling, movies, music, and a good game of volleyball. Attending the schools activities are also one of my favorite things to do, and is a great way to meet new people. This year I’m hoping to make more friends and help new students have a smoother transition into their new lives. I’m really excited to meet you all and hope you have your best first year here at Binghamton University! 

Tyler Walker

Tyler Walker

he/him

twalker8@binghamton.edu

Hi, my name is Tyler and I'm a senior majoring in psychology. When I have free timeI enjoy walks through the nature preserve. I'm excited to help new students get  connected to any availabe resources and help enhance their experience here at Bing.

Lily Zanello

Lily Zanello

she/her

lzanell1@binghamton.edu

Hi! My name is Lily Zanello (she/her). I am a sophomore hoping to major in Comparative Literature, with an interest in pursuing a career in Multimedia Journalism. I am on the Women’s Club Basketball team and volunteered for the TEDxBinghamton University Conference this past March. I love listening to podcasts and watching movies with friends! I’m excited to learn more about the wide range of extracurricular opportunities that Binghamton has to offer, and to be able to share these resources with incoming students!