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  • Collection: Oral Histories from 60's Binghamton Alumni

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Interview with Geoffrey H. Strauss

At Harpur College, Geoffrey studied accounting. A summer job as a counselor with the college’s Upward Bound Program for disadvantaged youth decided him on a career in teaching. He taught accounting at Broome Community College and Endicott High School for 33 years.

Interview with Harold Magalnick

Dr. Harold Magalnick is a pediatrician in the Phoenix area. He is the co-owner of Pediatrix with his son, Dr. Michael Magalnick. He is a medical consultant for several school districts in Phoenix. He is a board member of Arizona’s Children Association. He is on staff with Phoenix Children’s Hosp...


Henry has held many roles in higher education, generation of new business, client service, quality control and cost management. These include positions as Associate Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Development at LaGuardia Community College; Associate Dean of Student Affairs at NYU; as well...


Jackie is a lecturer in Education at Binghamton University; John was more of a stay-at-home father.


Janice is a Niagara Falls native. She worked as a Spanish teacher in Broome County.


Janice (Ebenstein) Quinter attended Harpur College from 1970-1973 and graduated with a Bachelors in Anthropology and a minor in Afro-American Studies. After working at the American Museum of Natural History she was awarded a Master's degree in Anthropology and Certificate in Museum Studies from...

Interview with Jesse Masyr

Partner at Fox Rothschild in New York. He specializes in real estate law and is responsible for bringing legislation that permitted sidewalk cafes to Manhattan. Prior to joining the firm, Jesse was the founder of the Land Use Department and a named partner in the law firm of Wachtel Masyr & Miss...


John Ellis acted as president of the longtime family-owned company Nelson Ellis Furniture in Binghamton. As a Harpur student, he was involved in the Outward Bound program.


Joseph Patrick Hoolihan was born in 1950, in New York City, and moved with his family in 1960 to Chestertown, NY then to Granville, NY in 1964. His father was a TV repairman and his mother was a housewife. He attended Harpur College in 1968 and graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor's Degree in Appl...

Interview with Joy Yagman

Joy Yagman currently works as a coordinator for senior programs at Pace University's Active Retirement Center, one of the longest-running—and liveliest—programs for older adults in New York. Before that, she worked as a labor services representative for the New York State Department of Labo...

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