SUNY News

SUNY welcomes new chancellor

A new chancellor has been selected by the SUNY Board of Trustees. In December 2022, John B. King, Jr. was appointed as 15th SUNY Chancellor by the Board of Trustees. King has...


SUNY News

Hochul suggests tuition increase for SUNY and CUNY

Gov. Kathy Hochul has proposed a 3 percent raise in SUNY and CUNY tuition. The proposal is included in Hochul’s 2023 State of the State book, titled “Achieving the New York Dream”...


Community

Nonprofit funding raised by Philanthropy Incubator

Students at Binghamton University will soon practice philanthropy by making donations to local organizations. The Philanthropy Incubator is a program that allows students to practice philanthropy by raising money and giving it...


Campus News

Google Workspace updates storage policy

Google Workspace has recently changed its storage policy, impacting Binghamton University students, faculty and staff. According to a Dateline announcement, individuals using BU’s Google Services will no longer have the ability to...


Campus News

Interim Dean of Libraries to step down

The Binghamton University Interim Dean of Libraries is stepping down this spring. Jill Dixon, current interim Dean of Libraries, had filled the position after Curtis Kendrick — former Dean of Libraries at...


Campus News

Heavy snowfall causes canceled morning classes

On Monday morning, classes were canceled at Binghamton University until noon due to excessive snowfall. At 5:21 a.m., BU students received a B-ALERT notifying them of the cancellation of classes on Monday....


Campus News

Stenger delivers State of the University address

Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger gave his annual State of the University address on Tuesday. The theme of Stenger’s speech was “happy.” Highlights included an announcement of the largest scholarship gift in...


Campus News

Success continues for BU Speech and Debate Team

The Binghamton University speech and debate team earned “historic” tournament success during the fall 2022 season. The speech and debate team focuses on policy debate with three internal divisions — varsity, junior...


Student Association

SA passes disability accessibility resolution

The Binghamton University Student Association (SA) has passed new legislation addressing disability accessibility on campus. On Nov. 9, the SA met to vote on the passing of a new resolution, titled “F2223-R3:...


Campus News

BU continues construction on new welcome center

Binghamton University is continuing construction on a new welcome center at the campus’ main entrance. Last year, the BU Council — a body responsible for certain University operations — voted to build...


Campus News

GSEU protests for a 'living wage'

Students walking past the Peace Quad witnessed “over 50 people” gather in a protest last Wednesday afternoon. The protest was a part of the latest campaign by Binghamton University’s chapter of the...


Campus News

YDSA petition for student staff compensation

The Young Democratic Socialists of America (YDSA) have launched a “Save the RAs Compensation” Petition. In October 2022, the department of Residential Life at Binghamton University announced that the Resident Assistant (RA)...


Campus News

New lecture hall to open in 2026

Next year, Binghamton University students may see the beginnings of a new lecture hall and classroom building — thanks to a $60 million grant. The new lecture hall will be built across...