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This segment offers a closer look at a student-athlete, team, coach, faculty member or alumnus who has made an impact both on and off the playing field.
Binghamton’s “Making an Impact” series was recently recognized by digitalhoopsblast.com for identifying social impacts made by the athletics department.
October 22, 2013
Binghamton Student-Athletes Promote Anti-Bullying
A group of Binghamton student-athletes educated roughly 100 students at Binghamton’s West Middle School about anti-bullying techniques as part of the No Bystander program. The Binghamton student-athletes developed skits demonstrating forms of bullying, conducted a question and answer session as well as displaying an instructional power point presentation. This is the second year Binghamton student-athletes have educated an local school about anti-bullying.
October 8, 2013
Binghamton Student-Athletes Enjoy ‘Day of Play’ at Discovery Center
Over 20 Binghamton student-athletes participated in the Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play on Saturday, September 21 at the Discovery Center of the Southern Tier. The purpose of the ‘Day of Play,’ which is in its 10th year, is to get children away from electronic forms of entertainment and learn how to play again. Members of the women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s track & field, softball, men’s lacrosse and wrestling teams spent the day playing with children from the Binghamton area. The Discovery Center is a hands on museum for children with exhibits such as a WEIS grocery store, a replica bank and fire station as well as a flight simulator designed by the Watson School of Engineering.
September 20, 2013
Binghamton Basketball Programs Participate in ‘Day of Caring’
The Binghamton University basketball programs took part in the United Way ‘Day of Caring’ on Friday, Sept. 13. Members of the men’s and women’s basketball teams joined nearly a thousand volunteers from the Southern Tier for a county-wide day of service. The day was organized by the United Way of Broome County. To read more about the efforts of the basketball teams click here.
April 29, 2012
Binghamton Participates In CFES/America East Service Day
For the second year in a row, Binghamton student-athletes teamed up with West Middle School students in the College For Every Student (CFES) Service Day, an America East-wide initiative. Over 30 BU student-athletes and middle school students joined together for some spring cleaning and yard work at the Danielle House, located across the street from Lourdes Hospital. Read more here
February 8, 2012
Diamond Heads To Florida Hoping To Make Twins Roster In 2012
Spring Training begins February 18; Watch Part I of exclusive interview
October 21, 2011
Elliott Tabbed As Binghamton University Director Of Athletics
16-year administrator most recently was AD at St. Peter’s
October 2, 2011
Women’s Tennis team participates in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk
On Sunday, the BU women’s tennis squad contributed to the fight against breast cancer by walking in the Making Strides event at Recreation Park in Binghamton . The team raised over $500 dollars in which every dollar raised and every step taken will save lives by helping people stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back against breast cancer.
September 15, 2011
Wrestling program lends support for flood victims in Southern Tier
On September 11, the wrestling team spent nearly eight hours assisting flood victims in the Southern Tier. Three coaches and 10 wrestlers joined the Red Cross and National Guard in closing one emergency shelter and readying displaced individuals and families for transportation to a new shelter. The group loaded and unloaded donations at a local charity before heading out into the neighborhoods to help several individual families begin to clean up from the damage.
September 1, 2011
Men’s golf team volunteers at local Jim “Mudcat” Grant all-star golf tournament
The Binghamton University men’s golf team lent a helping hand in the organization of the 10th annual Jim “Mudcat” Grant all-star golf tournament held at the Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin, NY. All the proceeds generated from the tournament go to multiple organizations including The Broome County Urban League, The Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton, Catholic Charities and CHOW. Find out more about this tournament.
August 31, 2011
Wrestling assistant Borshoff completes training at CEO Leadership Academy in Florida
Second-year assistant wrestling coach Jasen Borshoff recently participated in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) College Coaches Leadership Academy, held August 3-4 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In its third year, the two-day program helps coaches strengthen their skills in all aspects of coaching. Borshoff attended the workshop after completing eight online educational modules, a program assessment survey and evaluation. He received a full scholarship to attend the Academy.