University Medal will be awarded at Commencement

Alum Ravi Gupta ’05 will be recognized with the University Medal and speak at Fall Commencement 2011, at noon, Sunday, Dec. 11, in the Events Center. The highest honor Binghamton University bestows, the University Medal is awarded in recognition of distinguished service to the University, to higher education and to the larger community.

The Staten Island, N.Y., native was awarded a $26,000 scholarship from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in 2004, on the way to earning degrees in science, and public policy and philosophy from Binghamton University. Gupta was one of 77 winners selected from among 609 candidates from across the country on the basis of leadership potential, intellectual ability and likelihood of “making a difference.”

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