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A Circus on Campus: Spring Fling 2016

Campus was a circus at last week’s Spring Fling — but in a good way! The campus community was treated to inflatable games, many activities from campus clubs and an actual two-ring circus with trapeze artists. The Binghamton Zoo’s ZooMobile, a free spa and free carnival food were also part of the experience. Enjoy these […]

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Reminder: The Color Run to affect campus traffic on May 7

Be advised that SUNY Broome will be hosting the Color Run on campus on Saturday, May 7. North College Drive will be closed at 6:45 a.m. for all traffic. All incoming traffic to campus will be directed to Lot 1 via South College Drive. Traffic on campus will be stopped at 8:45 a.m. and reopen before […]

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Mock Disaster Committee Request for Donations: Bottled Water and Snacks!

The SUNY Broome Mock Disaster Event is a hands-on practical experience and observation for selected students in their field of study. Students are expected to gain valuable real-life experience into operational aspects of their field. The Mock Disaster Committee requests your support in our efforts with in-kind donations of bottled water and/or snacks for the […]


Going global here and at home: SUNY Broome explores its international reach

For SUNY Broome students, the world isn’t just limited to the confines of the Binghamton area, or even New York State. They may share classroom experiences with peers in Mexico, using applications such as Fuze to connect in real-time across the miles. They may connect with the many international students on campus, through clubs such […]


Student Assembly Elections going on now!

Make your voice heard and keep the student body strong: Vote for your 2016-17 Student Assembly Executive Board here (http://goo.gl/forms/UjMmGVz2Fo). You can also see this link on the homepage of The Swarm. Elections will be held from May 2 to 6 at noon. Login is required to ensure that there aren’t duplicate votes.


Concert and Clinic with Singer/Songwriter Joseph Alston

The SUNY Broome Music Association presents a concert and clinic with prolific songwriter Joseph Alston from the enormously popular folk/Americana band Milkweed. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, in Campus Services Room 117. Performing more than 200 shows a year and touring extensively throughout the United States, Alston has worked with a number of […]


Hornet Golfers make the All-MSAC Team

Congratulations to Neil Richetti and Colin Hizny on the Hornets men’s golf team, who were named to the 2016 All-MSAC Team on April 24 following the Panther Invitational! Richetti hit a 77, Hizny hit a 79, Tyler Graham had an 89 and Nicholas Nestlrode  came in at 95. SUNY Broome came in seventh with a team score of 340 […]


Please Support SUNY Broome Cancer Away – Relay for Life Team

Please join the Biology Department and support our SUNY Broome Relay for Life Team, called SUNY Broome Cancer Away (http://bit.ly/240677o). SUNY Broome is an In-Kind Sponsor of the American Cancer Society – Relay for Life event to be held here at SUNY Broome from 6 p.m. June 10 to 6 a.m. June 11. You do not have […]


Theater Show and ‘Thank You Rosa’ a Success

This semester’s theater production was cheered by an enthusiastic audience of more than 140 people on April 14 and 15. The show included student-selected scenes from great playwrights and an original dramatization by the cast and director Katherine Bacon on Rosa Parks titled “Thank You Rosa.” On the first evening, the Q & A hosted by […]

Left to right: Raphael Atiyeh, Professor Robert Lofthouse, Derek Mantei

Engineering Science students take top honors at UAV competition

Two SUNY Broome Engineering Science students finished in first place at the second annual SUNY TYESA Mini Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition in Rochester. Hornets Raphael Shamma and Derek Mantei are members of the ASEE (American Society of Engineering Education) Club, which sponsored the team. The April 29 competition, held at Monroe Community COllege, tasks students to design, build […]

Kevin Hines May 10 2016

Author, filmmaker and mental health advocate to speak in Binghamton

The Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier and Rock Against Suicide are hosting a May 10 lecture and book signing with Kevin Hines, author of Cracked, Not Broken. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the Greater Binghamton Health Center auditorium, located at 425 Robinson Street. Tickets are $10 — veterans are free […]


The Monday Poem: Two poems about libraries by Nikki Giovanni

The Monday Poem is brought to you by Jim Gormley of the English Department. Enjoy! My First Memory (of Librarians) Nikki Giovanni This is my first memory: A big room with heavy wooden tables that sat on a creaky        wood floor A line of green shades—bankers’ lights—down the center Heavy oak chairs that were too […]


Pitch in at Campus Cleanup Day 2016!

Join the SUNY Broome Garden Club  for Campus Clean-up Day on Wednesday, May 4. SUNY Broome students and staff will come together for one day to help spruce up our campus. The day’s events will include garden projects, raking, weeding and even trash pick-up.  A small amount of your time and effort can make a big difference! The […]


Don’t Worry: Keep Calm & Ace your Finals is on May 3

Finals are coming! Join us on Tuesday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center Quad* for our annual Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals” event. It’s packed with de-stressing activities and resources to help you focus and prepare. The event includes yoga, therapy dogs, hopscotch, Frisbee, double dutch, crafts, games, […]


Hospitality Career Fair on May 3

Looking for a job? Need work for the summer? Considering a career change? SUNY Broome’s Hospitality Career Fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 in the college’s Ice Center. For more information, contact Maria Montemagno at montemagnomk@sunybroome.edu.


Student Vs. Staff Kickball Game on May 3

Lace up your sneakers: The Students Vs. Staff Kickball Game will take place from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. May 3 in the Quad! No signups are necessary; just show up and it’s game on. kickball_flier

This year's Frank Paul Medal winners

STEM Stars: SUNY Broome honors Frank Paul Medal winners

On the far side of the room, Jillian Montgomery was about to take her seat when she heard her name called from the podium. She froze for a moment of wide-eyed uncertainty, and then made her way down to a smiling college president, joined by fellow high school senior Owen Klepfer. The two won this […]


EOP program to celebrate this year’s successes on May 6

Is EOP successful? You bet! SUNY Broome’s EOP graduation rate is one of the highest in the State of New York, according to representatives from SUNY Central Administration. “EOP received an increase of over $15,000 for the second time this academic year and an allocation to run a Summer EOP Academy in the Summer of […]


Higher One customers to have access to Allpoint starting May 4

Starting May 4, all Higher One customers will have access to Allpoint, the largest surcharge-free ATM network. You can get cash for free at 55,000 ATMs across the U.S. and around the world. Please note that the campus’ current Higher One ATM will be removed from service on May 4 until further notice. Finding a […]

SUNY Broome's solar panels

SUNY Broome Named REV Campus Challenge First Mover by NYSERDA

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority recently recognized SUNY Broome for its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. On April 26, NYSERDA released a list of 46 institutions it recognized for demonstrating their commitment to clean energy by joining Governor Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) Campus Challenge in its first six months. […]