National Suicide Awareness Month: Pete’s Story on Sept. 28

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. For the fourth year in a row, SUNY Broome will present “Pete’s Story,” an intimate presentation and discussion about a young man whose struggle with bipolar disorder led him to take his own life.

The presentation runs from 11 to 11:50 a.m. September 28 in Decker 201.

Sept. 21 Common Hour: Mickey Mouse Monopoly

Students and the faculty adviser from Phi Theta Kappa, the campus’ international honor society, will offer “Mickey Mouse Monopoly” at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 in T-102, a panel discussion on the global power of Disney in shaping childhoods and a new generation of customers.

Sept. 21 Common Hour: Point-Counterpoint

Join faculty presenters Scott Corley and Carla Michalak at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 in T-101 for Point-Counterpoint. Panelists with divergent points of view will discuss the most important current events of the day.

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Green Dot program to hold Common Hour event on Sept. 21

Join SUNY Broome’s Green Dot initiative for a Common Hour event at 11 a.m. Sept. 21 in Decker 201.

Formed in partnership with the Crime Victims Assistance Center, the program seeks to prevent and address power-based personal violence, which uses power, control or intimidation to harm another individual.

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Sept. 26 Public Deliberation: Equality and Justice for all

Come and engage in a public deliberation on “Equality and Justice for All” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, on Decker 117.

The deliberation process has participants engage with tough ideas by discussing various pros and cons rather than simply debating a point to “win.” Work together toward creating potential solutions.

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Political Pizza Party: Learn how you can get involved in politics on Sept. 19

Want to know how you can work for a political party, a political candidate or an elected official, or earn money by working on Election Day at a polling place?

Come to SUNY Broome’s Titchener Hall 102 from 11 to 11:50 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, to meet people from various political parties, the Board of Elections and elected officials.

Learn about opportunities to earn academic credit, and also learn how to join the Young Republicans and the Young Democrats while you enjoy some pizza and chat.