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Top achievers: Meet SUNY Broome’s nominees for the All-USA scholarship

If there is something interesting happening on campus, chances are that Heather Coggin and Richard Connolly know about it – and are actively involved. Coggin serves as president of SUNY Broome’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), acting president of SUNY Broome’s Student Assembly, president of the Women’s Discussion Group on campus and vice president […]

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Buzz Report: ‘Ask!’ to showcase campus diversity on Feb. 11

SUNY Broome Counselor Deb Hibbard will be hosting Ask! from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, February 11, in the Baldwin Gym. This program was designed to help people become more culturally aware of their surroundings as a part of Civility Week. Ask! allows students and faculty alike to ask questions to various people representing different […]

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Get Involved: Student Activities Day is Feb. 16

Discover all the different fun things you can do on campus during Student Activities Day, from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, February 16, in the Baldwin Gym. Clubs will be tabling at this event, which will also feature lots of fun things to do!  

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Open house at new Interfaith Space is postponed

Please note: The open house at our new Interfaith Space scheduled for Feb. 9 has been postponed. Stay tuned for future announcements rescheduling the event — and make sure to check out Civility Week!

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Feb. 11 Common Hour: Point-Counterpoint

Join panelists with divergent points of view for a discussion of the most important current events of the day. Faculty presenters Scott Corley and Carla Michalak will lead the discussion at 11 a.m. Feb. 11 in T-101.

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Time for a dip: The Polar Plunge returns Feb. 11

Will winter sneak up on us just in time for our annual outdoor dip? Find out at 11 a.m. February 11, when the Polar Plunge returns to the SUNY Broome campus. A brave group of students will jump into a pool full of ice water, provided by Coral Isle Pools and Spas on the Quad. Plungers obtain […]

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Feb. 11 Common Hour: Weird job interview questions

Join this fun and entertaining session at 11 a.m. Feb. 11 in T-102, which features student leaders of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society throwing weird job interview questions at the student leaders in Toastmasters International. You’ll laugh, you’ll learn and you’ll be ready for your big job interview. The event is led by faculty […]

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The Monday Poem: ‘Circuitry’ by Janine Joseph

The Monday Poem is brought to you by Jim Gormley of the English Department. Enjoy!  ‘Circuitry’ by Janine Joseph I. The rung wide receiver forgets why he set his keys on the football field.  Whose are they? he asks—a ringing in his ear—while clenching the green. As if on the edge of a pool, he […]

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Questionnaire: It’s not too late to help shape SUNY Broome’s future!

The College is currently developing a Master Plan that includes both its physical facilities and its academic programs. As part of the process, we are seeking our student’s input regarding academic interests and needs. ​Your participation is extremely valuable, and will help the College set its future course. Fill out the survey here: https://sunybroome.wufoo.com/forms/academic-master-plan-student-questionnaire/

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2016 Women’s History and Culture Month Film Institute

(Please see attachment below for more details) Date: Friday, March 4, 2016 Venue: Decker 201 Time: 1-3 p.m. Target Audience: SUNY Broome Students Purpose: Scholarly activities to encourage students to view films critically by providing them with a film viewing guide and access to relevant films placed on library reserve, to analyze media and film […]

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Competition for cleanup energy startups

76West is a community of technology innovators, industries, educators and investors all working together to help clean energy startups grow in the Southern Tier.  They offer an unparalleled opportunity that will empower your team with the capital, guidance and resources you need to do business in New York’s Southern Tier. The online application is now […]

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Medical Assisting students hold blood pressure screening

Medical Assisting program seniors held a blood pressure screening event in the Student Center on Tuesday, February 2. They screened more than 200 students, faculty and staff screened in just two hours! The SUNY Broome Medical Assisting students did an excellent and very professional job providing blood pressures. THANK YOU to the SUNY Broome campus […]

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Love dogs? Join the SUNY Broome Paw Program

Does playing with puppies get your tail wagging? Then join SUNY Broome’s Paw Program, where you can help socialize rescue dogs to prepare them for life in their new homes! The club meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays at Petco. To get involved, text Tytus Haller at 607-205-0365, email sunypaw@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/pawprogram.

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Cool to be Kind: Civility Week 2016 starts Feb. 8 **updated**

Civility is defined as consistently treating people with consideration and respect, and valuing the culture and humanity of others. Celebrate with Civility Week 2016, a series of events brought to you by the President’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion. Monday, February 8, listen to Chinese-American author Cathy Bao Bean discuss “Living and Laughing by […]

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Musicians: Perform your music on campus on Feb. 12

Diverse Cultural Xcellence, a student group, is looking for musicians and artists who want to have their music heard on campus for Solo Sound. The event will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Angelo Zuccolo Little Theater, and include a photo booth and refreshments. Project DCX also will be featured as […]

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Student Poll: Enrollment Checklist *Prize for 1 Randomly Selected Participant*

Help us improve our communication with new students! We want to know what would have encouraged, or did encourage, you to look at and use the Enrollment Checklist (www.sunybroome.edu/enrollment-checklist) once you were accepted at SUNY Broome. On February 26, 2016, we will randomly select a student who participated in the poll to win a free […]

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SANS OUCH! Feb. 2016: Securing Your Home Network

Welcome back EVERYONE to the Spring 2016 Semester! We are excited to announce the February issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Cheryl Conley of Lockheed Martin, we focus on securing your home network. With so many devices nowadays connecting to people’s homes, we felt it was important that people understand how to secure them. […]

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American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day on Feb. 5

Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure, is the #1 killer of American men and women.  As part of a nation-wide approach, February has been chosen this month to wear red and help raise awareness of this disease and the impact it has on our lives. One in three women die of […]

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Show off your style in the Student Village

Show off your style with SUNY Broome’s Student Village Decorating Contest! If you’re a Student Village resident this semester, take a photo of your room and tag it on Instagram with #svdecorcontest by February 14th to enter. You’ll get to show off your masterpiece — and win some bling to show your Hornet pride. More […]

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Feb. 9: A Community Conversation on Substance Abuse

SUNY Broome’s Center for Civic Engagement and WSKG are partnering to help the community deliberate “Over the Edge: What Should We Do When Alcohol and Drug Use Become a Problem to Society?” The event will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 9, at WSKG’s studios at 601 Gates Road in Vestal. Participants will […]

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Please drive safely on campus

Make sure to drive safely on campus this and every semester! Remember to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and obey posted speed limits. Let’s keep campus safe, Hornets!

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Feb. 8: Living and Laughing By the Chopsticks-Fork Principle

Rooted in the telling of one family’s life, “The Chopsticks-Fork Principle: A Memoir and Manual” by Cathy Bao Bean is a story for all families. The author, a Chinese immigrant, will give a presentation from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, February 8, in the Angelo Zuccolo Little Theater. In this humorous and poignant memoir, Bao […]

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Feb. 4 Common Hour: Scholarships for SUNY Broome students

Join Andrea Roma from the Broome Community College Foundation to find out how you can become a candidate for one of the many scholarships offered by the college and its four academic divisions. The event starts at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 in T-102.