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Congratulations to the 2015 Chancellor’s Award winners

Congratulations to SUNY Broome faculty, staff and students who received the prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence this year. Recipients include: Professor Rey Wojdat, who received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service Deborah Hibbard and Dawn Kutz, who both received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service Shelly Purtell and Lynda Carroll, […]

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Music Coordinator is Soprano Soloist with Downtown Singers

Music Coordinator Brenda Dawe will be the soprano soloist for the Dvorak Requiem with the Downtown Singers at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 30. This concert will be at Sarah Jane Johnson United Methodist Church in Johnson City and tickets are $15. Other soloists for the concert will include mezzo soprano Kasey Stewart, an Ithaca College voice faculty […]

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National Society of Leadership and Success induction

Ninety students were inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success on May 15 in the Baldwin Gymnasium. These students have worked very hard to earn their induction status. These students completed leadership training, participated in broadcast speaker events, and established goals and action steps for themselves to reach those goals. This semester concludes the […]


June 14 concert to feature SUNY Broome faculty

“Remembering Duane Skrabalak: A Celebration in Song,” an afternoon of music and memories, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 14, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 1 Aquinas St. (off Highland Avenue), Binghamton. Skrabalak (1949-2014) was chorus master, conductor and artistic director of Tri-Cities Opera and an adjunct professor in the Binghamton University Music […]


Joining the MOOC revolution: SUNY Broome to aid workforce development

As the population ages, the demand for home healthcare aides and personal care assistants rises in tandem. And while there is a good deal of training available for HHAs and PCAs, the field has been plagued by high turnover rates. Many potential students for these entry-level positions face significant limitations in financial, transportation and other […]

Tom Mastro is sworn in as a member of the SUNY Board of Trustees as SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher looks on.

Broome grad Thomas Mastro joins SUNY Board of Trustees

SUNY Broome graduate Thomas D. Mastro was sworn in Wednesday, May 27, as a member of the SUNY Board of Trustees. Now a junior at Binghamton University, Mastro was recently elected president of the SUNY Student Assembly by his peers. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher participated in the Albany swearing-in ceremony. After spending a year […]


SUNY Broome Summer Orientation programs

Summer orientation programs will be starting this upcoming June. Dates include June 10, July 9, July 23,August 6 and August 27. During the first event on June 10, optional tours will take place at 5 p.m., followed by scheduled programming at 6 p.m. in the Baldwin Gym. Interested students can register online at http://www.sunybroome.edu/web/events/orientation or by […]


Summer hours for the DLC

Please note: Our Digital Lounge and Commons is closed through May 31, but will be open June 1 through Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Tradition, celebration and surprise: Commencement 2015

An unexpected surprise Charlye Iversen lifted her eyes as she stepped to the top of the stage, as applause echoed through the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena during SUNY Broome’s 67th annual commencement. Smiling, she reached out to shake President Kevin E. Drumm’s hand. The 1,237 SUNY Broome graduates – the college’s largest class […]

Mayor Rich David meets with Binghamton's new Park Rangers, four of whom are SUNY Broome students. Photo from cityofbinghamton.com.

Four CJES students become Binghamton Park Rangers

Four students in SUNY Broome’s Criminal Justice and Emergency Services program were recently hired as summer park rangers by the City of Binghamton Department of Parks and Recreation. They are: Italyia Circelli Brian Conn Justin Wintergrass Sony Jean-Philippe The four and one other Park Ranger will conduct mobile patrols of all city parks, focusing on highly used […]


Summer fitness center and weight room hours

Summer hours for the SUNY Broome weight room and fitness center are in effect and run through August 31. The rooms will be open 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, with the exception of Friday, July 4, when the college will be closed.


Summer 2015 Student Citizen Police Academy

Criminal Justice and Emergency Services students — as well as anyone interested in policing — may want to check out the following opportunity: Summer 2015 Student Citizen Police Academy Mayor Richard C. David and the Binghamton Police Department invite students in the Greater Binghamton area to attend the first of its kind Student Citizen Police […]


Reporter’s notebook: More than 1,200 SUNY Broome students graduate

By John Miller             The 67th graduating class of SUNY Broome received their diplomas May 21 on the center stage of the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. SUNY Broome’s John Miller talked with graduates before the start of the ceremony. Here are some of their stories. Student comes 2,100 Miles to attend SUNY Broome […]


New at SUNY Broome: the New Media Design Certificate

It’s a digital world, and SUNY Broome’s certificate in New Media Design will help you stay on top. Employers actively seek new media designers who can participate in every phase of project development, from brainstorming and planning through design, programming, production and distribution. In the program, you will explore the principles of interactive design and […]


Check out these featured Summer Term courses

Summer term is a great time to get ahead in your classes, or follow up on your interests. Check out these featured classes: It’s not too late to enroll in ECO 110: Micro Economics this summer! Develop a better understanding of the world through key economic concepts such as the market mechanism, supply and demand, […]


Summer course spotlight: Enroll in ART 115

It’s not too late to enroll in Art 115: Beginning Drawing Learn basic drawing skills, working with light and shadow and establishing value and dimension. Students will work on still life projects as well as portrait and figure-drawing. This valuable course is taken by a wide range of students. It includes students from other colleges […]


Lee Skorko Charity Open is May 30

The second annual Lee Skorko Charity Open will be held Saturday, May 30, at the Endwell Greens Golf Course. Register your team today to secure your spot! This all-day event will benefit the James Lee Skorko Scholarship fund at SUNY Broome. The tournament will have two flights and tee times will be in the morning […]


Lot 1 renovation to begin May 26

The complete renovation of Lot 1 will begin on May 26 and last approximately two months. During that period, there will be no parking in Lot 1.


Café summer hours

The main café will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily during the summer sessions. Both the Titchener coffee shop and the Blueline concessions will be closed for the summer.


Professor Kathleen McKenna wins the highest award in Toastmasters International

By John Miller             Raise your glass to Professor McKenna for winning the Distinguished Toastmaster’s Award (DTM) for her many years of outstanding service in the Speakers of the House. The prestigious DTM award is only awarded to a club member who has given at least 40 speeches, is an officer in a local club […]


10(ish) Questions with the Chief Editor of Breaking Ground

By John Miller             Professor Chris Origer has been the chief editor of SUNY Broome’s literary magazine for the past nine years. The creation of the magazine, from start to finish, is a big part of Origer’s ENG 175 Creative Writing class. Starting Sept. 1, 2015, he will be the Chairperson of the English Department. […]