Binghamton University Salutes Veterans
The Binghamton University Vestal campus has a variety of activities planned to observe Veterans’ Day through November 12th.
Events start on the 8th with a 10 a.m. flag-raising ceremony conducted by the Binghamton ROTC Unit, along with the New York State University Police at Binghamton in front of the Couper Administration Building.
An exhibit to honor all veterans will also be open for viewing from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Couper Adminstration.
November 9th, the B.U. Veterans’ Services Office will sponsor a service project from 1 to 5 p.m. in room 108 of the University Union where volunteers will fill backpacks with family support materials for children and youth affected by military deployment.
Veterans’ Day on the 11th, admission to the Bearcats men’s basketball game against Brown at 2 p.m. is free for all veterans in uniform or with valid ID.
Monday is being called a Day of Observation. Binghamton University veterans including staff, faculty, alumni, undergraduate students and dependents will speak about their experiences at 1:30 p.m. in the Tillman Lobby of the University Union in a panel discussion.
A closing ceremony and flag lowering will be conducted by the Binghamton ROTC Unit and the New York State Police at the University Unioin in front of the Couper Administration Building at 3:30 p.m.