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May 13, 2010  Volume 31, No. 32
Philanthropy Incubator awards more than $20,000

The Binghamton University Philanthropy Incubator has announced this year’s grant recipients. This year, the Incubator has awarded more than $20,000 to the following local nonprofit agencies:

• Handicapped Children’s Association, $5,000

• Family Enrichment Network, $5,500

• Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton, $1,500

• Center for Discovery, Harris, N.Y., $1,500

• Broome County YMCA, $2,500

• Broome County Council of Churches, $3,000

• Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier, $1,000

Agencies were selected for funding based upon student research and were expected to meet various qualifications for the grant.

The Philanthropy Incubator is a mechanism to teach students in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Social Work (MSW) programs about philanthropy.  Under the direction of MPA faculty member David Campbell, students designed and implemented the grant-making process, as well as the fund-raising efforts to support the project.
 



High-temperature hot water shutdown May 17-21

Physical Facilities will have a shutdown of the high-temperature hot water system from May 17-21. It will affect heat, air conditioning and domestic hot water in a number of buildings. The shutdown is needed for inspection and routine maintenance of the system.

The following buildings and services are affected:  Academic Complex (A&B), no heat; Administration Building, no heat, no hot water, no air conditioning;  Anderson Center, no heat or hot water; Campus Pre School, no heat; Computer Center, no heat;        Engineering Building, no heat, no hot water;  Events Center, no heat, no hot water;  Fine Arts, no heat, no hot water; Library, no heat, no hot water;  Garage, no heat, no hot water.

Also: Gyms (East and West), no heat, no hot water;  Institute for Child Development, no heat;  Lecture Hall and Student Wing, no heat, no hot water; Physical Facilities, no heat, no hot water; Science 1, no heat, no hot water;  Science 2,  no heat, no hot water; Science 3 and greenhouse, no heat, no hot water; Science 4, no heat, no hot water; Science Library and classroom addition, no heat.

Contact Terry Davis with any questions at tdavis@binghamton.edu or 777-4003.
 



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