President invites alumni to ‘grow with us’

President Harvey Stenger meets alumni who live in the New York City metro area during a March 1 reception hosted by the Binghamton University Alumni Association at Guastavino's in Manhattan. Photo by Jonathan Cohen

During his first appearance before a large group of Binghamton alumni, President Harvey Stenger shared that a graduate had e-mailed him to suggest the University change its name. The reason behind the unusual request: Microsoft Word doesn’t recognize “Binghamton.”

In his message to more than 200 alumni at a March 1 event at Guastavino’s in Manhattan, Stenger encouraged alumni to serve as points of light for Binghamton, getting the University’s name in front of more people.

“I know who I am, and I know who you are,” Stenger said. “And, by the time I’m done with this job, a lot more people are going to know who you are, because I’m going to work hard to make that happen.”

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