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21 couples who found love at binghamton
Check out some of these stories from the countless alumni who found their love at Binghamton! Just try not to cry. We met when we were on opposing co-rec football teams in CIW. Mike was on Oneida his freshman year and Onondaga his sophomore year. I was on Cayuga for both my freshman and sophomore years. I had admired Michael's good looks from across the field. We went through our years at Binghamton with mutual friends, but never became close.
After graduation, we both moved home to our respective families' homes on Long Island and continued on in grad school and careers. In January of we "matched" on Bumble. I was hesitant to message Mike, given that we had already known each other and thought it might be "weird". Well, apparently Mike didn't, because he instantly began to add me on every social media.
We began to talk and reconnect about our time together at Binghamton and you guessed it, starting dating.
We have been inseparable ever since and got engaged January 26, Even though our love story took ten years to develop, we never would have ultimately found each other without Binghamton. Bearcats till we die! I first knew about Eileen the day I moved into Oneida Hall as a freshman.
She transferred into Binghamton in the spring semester of my sophomore year and lived in the floor below me in Oneida. We started dating the following fall. Thirty-four years later, our older son moved into College-in-the Woods. Our younger son started at the School of Management this fall. Nothing makes us happier than seeing our kids love the school that brought us together. Binghamton is their second home, like it was for us. I moved off campus at the end of my sophomore year in and ended up being Davon's neighbor. He came over once because he was friends with my roommate, but he ended up hanging out with me the whole day while I watched movies.
Davon has no issue sharing his opinions with anyone, and he was very vocal that he thought I needed to broaden my movie viewing experience. Fast forward 10 years later; we just got married on September 5, Our good day Binghamton dating celebration was postponed due to COVID, but we still had a small, beautiful ceremony with a few fellow Bearcats in attendance!
Estelle and I met at Harpur College in I was already at Harpur for a year -- I lived in Delaware during my freshman year -- and Estelle was a transfer student. We lived in O'Connor Hall -- I was on the third floor and she was on the second floor. We were married in and will be celebrating 45 years in June I met Resident Assistant Meg in while I was lugging my stuff into Roosevelt during move-in week.
With the smoothest flipphone pickup moves ever recorded in the annals of human history and also the most modestI asked Meg to put in her outside the entrance of Roosevelt. Overcome by my charm, good looks and consistent modesty, RA Meg agreed. When she gave my phone back, I asked for her last name, which I couldn't spell, so instead typed the portions I could and filled the rest with gibberish s.
Neal and I met in January his sophomore year and my freshman year at campus tour guide training back when the Admissions Center was in one of the academic buildings. I was pumped to have been hired as a freshman and sat behind a couple of RAs I recognized from my building Seneca.
One of them was Neal. I started talking to them and asking questions about how to become an RA. After that day, I began running into Neal everywhere. He was constantly forgetting his keycard and asking me to scan him into the building and inviting me to do things on campus.
It took me way too many of these occurrences to realize he was flirting with me and not just being friendly. It was titled "Sex, Tech and Rock n' Roll. He concluded his talk with a prompt -- "The next time you meet someone The worst they can say, is 'no.
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He turns to me and asks me out and I say 'ok'. Our first date was at Cortese the very next day! We started officially dating not long after.
While we both worked many jobs to pay for school, these two were our favorites and provided us with an incredible group of friends. After graduating in our respective years we continued long-distance for around five years. As an officer in the U. Marine Corps, Neal moved around quite a bit and I was still 'figuring it out' and uninterested in moving until I had a plan.
Once I settled on marketing as my career, we moved to Baltimore together. Built on a solid friendship, we started dating inmarried in and welcomed our baby girl in !
I can recall talking to my friends about Kyle, a. Our first date was at Strange Brew, the local coffee shop in downtown Binghamton. We have been inseparable ever since, and currently live together with our two cats, Hunter and Link.
We met in during Student Support Services Summer Program S4P as incoming freshmen, but we weren't really on each other's radar until move-in in late August. We were in the same friend group shout out to the homies! Christian was the first to make a move, and it was a complete surprise when he asked me out right before finals in May of He sent a cryptic text message saying that he had to talk to me and we arranged to meet up at C4.
At the time, I thought that he was going to tell me that my feelings for him were obvious and one-sided glad I was saved from the embarrassment. After hours of random conversation, he finally admitted to having feelings for me. I was shocked!
After a few awkward seconds of Christian explaining that he didn't want our friendship ruined due to his one-sided feelings, I admitted that I had feelings for him too. We've been together ever since! We met on the first day of classes in each of our last semesters at Bing. We were already acquaintances through the a cappella community Kaskeset and Harpur Harpeggiosbut when our diversity and health professor, Dr.
Okoror, ased us to work on a group project together, we finally got to know each other. We realized we had a lot in common and we immediately had a connection. A few weeks later, we started dating. We were so fortunate to spend a whole semester enjoying Bing life together. This past December we got engaged, and this February we will be celebrating three years together! We met my first day of college, as a freshman in Joseph was a sophomore living three doors down from me in Roosevelt Hall in Hinman.
After a few short weeks, he asked to meet me after my Chem class was over. He met me outside Lecture Hall 2 and we walked around the brain to the gazebo on Bunn Hill Road, where he asked me out. Our first date was the next night at the Lost Dog Cafe for my birthday, and we have been together ever since.
Our relationship started in Hinman, spanned Hillside and UP, and even to three years of long-distance when Joseph attended law school in Maryland after graduating from Binghamton. We will be getting married this Sunday!
We were in the same discussion group for phyics and my friend, Holly Schwartz '87 introduced us. It was fixed. I had told her that I wanted to meet him, so she made it happen. I remember that we both were also in the same musical theater class and he asked if I wanted to go to see the movie that we were required to see.
Fast forward a few years, we got married inand are currently parents of three. Our son Adam graduated from Binghamton in and our daughter Jenna is currently a sophomore at Binghamton.
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We have very fond memories of Binghamton from then and now! We met in the dorm hallway in Hunter Hall in We started dating in and got married in ! We now live in Manhattan and both work in a hospital -- me as a nurse practitioner and Colin as a management engineer. Gregory and I met in the summer of during Residential Life training.
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We are both attorneys and were married in We are now a family of four and are hopeful that our children will follow in our footsteps. We both were international students -- he is from South Korea and I am from China. We took ECON together and did the first project in the same group.