Binghamton, Laura Reindl:
In addition to the partnership with athletics, the CCE works with faculty; staff; student groups; community organizations, like the Broome County BOE and the League of Women Voters of Broome and Tioga Counties; and national organizations, like the Andrew Goodman Foundation, to run a nationally recognized voter engagement program. Binghamton University has been named a Voter Friendly Campus by the Campus Vote Project and NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) for the past three years due to the comprehensive nature of the program.
“Binghamton has taken an institutional approach to voter engagement, reaching students through a variety of channels including orientation, class meetings, residential communities and student organizations,” said Twang. “We work together to reduce the unique barriers that college students face when voting. Together we’ve made a real difference in increasing student participation in the democratic process, with Binghamton’s student voting rate increasing in every local, state and federal election since 2012.”
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