Each year, the Division of Student Affairs assists the Binghamton University Foundation in selecting students to receive the awards listed below. Graduating seniors include those who completed their studies in August or December 2017, as well as those graduating in May 2018.
Rishel-Searles Memorial Award
This $700 award is given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated academic excellence
by obtaining a 3.5+ GPA and service to the University and/or community.
1986 Senior Class Award
This $275 award, funded by the class of 1986, is presented to a graduating senior
who has exhibited a strong involvement in campus activities and who has maintained
a B average or equivalent.
Nell Jackson Award
This $400 award is presented to a graduating senior with a strong academic record
and a strong commitment to campus or community service. Preference should go to a
female minority individual. An engraved bowl or clock is also awarded.
Henrietta L. Pitler Award for Scholarship and Leadership
This award is presented to a graduating senior woman who has excelled as a scholar
(3.5+ GPA) and as a student leader. An clock or bowl will be awarded.
Kent & Barbara Turner Award for Volunteer Services
This $700 award is presented to a graduating senior involved in volunteer service
of high quality in the Broome County area.
David L. Anderson Award for Student Excellence
This $100 award is presented to a graduating senior who has demonstrated excellence in character by improving the quality of life for Binghamton students through student development activities, being active in community service, and participating in and contributing to campus organizations.