Karen Benitez


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Student Support Services

When Arleen Agama, currently a senior majoring in mathematics, was an incoming freshman, she received a letter in the mail inviting her to a summer program offered through Student Support Services (SSS)....

Campus News

Information Technology Services presents on accomplishments, goals

Binghamton University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) directors presented upcoming projects to students, faculty and staff on Wednesday morning. In 2016, ITS instituted its Project Management Office to manage and develop its project...

Campus News

Human Rights Institute offers research opportunities, lectures from other universities

At the start of the semester, the Binghamton University Human Rights Institute opened its doors to students and faculty looking to examine issues such as human trafficking, capitalism and religion. The institute...


Citizen Action plans second-annual Binghamton Women's March

Last January, the Binghamton Women’s March drew over 3,000 protesters to Downtown Binghamton. This year, the march’s route and message will be different, but organizers are hoping for the same enthusiastic turnout....


Garnar seeks to repurpose Broome Developmental Center as opioid rehabilitation facility

In 2016, 90 percent of Broome County’s 76 drug-overdose deaths were heroin- or opioid-related, according to District Attorney Steve Cornwell’s office. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar held a public forum Monday evening...

Campus News

LGBTQ discussion group fosters community on campus

Every Tuesday night, LGBTQ students and allies gather to discuss social issues, current events and celebrity news while enjoying tea and snacks. The meetings, hosted by the Q Center, are known as...

Campus News

Lecture on first Puerto Rican librarian complements cultural exhibit

When Pura Belpré, New York City’s first Puerto Rican librarian, first arrived in Harlem in 1920, she couldn’t find any children’s books written in Spanish. So she wrote one. On Monday, Oct....


Bud Koffman, Southern Tier Incubator namesake, dies at 92

Binghamton community philanthropist and businessman Burton “Bud” Koffman died on Sept. 20. He was 92. Koffman was a member of the Binghamton Advisory Board to the School of Management (SOM) and the...