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Theater, music and more: Performing Arts Week at SUNY Broome

A group of 14 theater students, both cast and crew, are currently rehearsing for the spring production of Flights of Fancy: Four Plays by David Ives. This production marks a first for SUNY Broome Theater of taking the theater production into the community.   There will be two performances at the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage […]

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SUNY Broome to honor high school seniors who excel in math, science

SUNY Broome President Kevin E. Drumm will present the Frank G. Paul Medal of Excellence to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated excellence in math and science. The award includes a special medallion, a $50 and eligibility for one of two $1,000 Francis and Lillian Paul Scholarships for SUNY Broome’s Engineering Science program. Students […]

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Enjoy Photos from Convocation 2015!

The campus-wide Convocation Committee would like to thank faculty members Amanda Hollister and Bill Hollister for the array of Convocation Day photos they provided. These pictures capture events throughout Convocation Day and feature our students, faculty and even our Convocation speaker, Dr. Geoff Tabin. Please share and enjoy these beautiful photos of SUNY Broome having […]

Elizabeth Mackey inspects a bridge

Bridge to the future: SUNY Broome grad finds a career inspecting spans

As your car approaches a bridge, you may sometimes see workers in bright orange vests and hard hats, peering underneath with the aid of a bucket truck. Bridge inspectors such as these play a crucial role in keeping our infrastructure safe, and SUNY Broome graduate Elizabeth Mackey is proud to count herself among them. Mackey, […]


Dining Hall to feature custom smoothies and milkshakes every Thursday

American Dining Creations is adding a custom smoothie and milkshake bar to the Dining Hall menu every Thursday for the rest of the semester. The cost is $2.49 for 8 ounces, $3.19 for 12 ounces and $3.99 for 16 ounces. The 8 ounce size is available as a beverage for meal plans; the 12 and 16 […]


Professor Ericksen honored with the Alice Mills Award

Dr. Kristen Ericksen was honored April 18 at the YWCA annual Purse and Passion Fundraiser Brunch, which celebrates the mission of advocacy and service to women and children. She was presented with the Alice Mills Award, recognizing individuals in the community for outstanding service in the area of violence prevention and advocacy for women. Dr. Ericksen […]


SUNY Broome to host Heroin Awareness Night on April 28

Hear from those fighting on the front lines against Broome County’s heroin epidemic at a free event April 28 in SUNY Broome’s West Gym. Listen to local parents, treatment professionals, doctors, recovering addicts, law enforcement officials and other individuals in our community, who will share their knowledge, strength, experience and hope. The event runs from […]

Students gathered about 100 deer ticks in one day along a trail in Chenango Valley State Park.

Free trees from the Ecology Club

The SUNY Broome Ecology Club will be giving away free trees this week in celebration of Earth Day! Visit us in the Student Center lobby between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. today through Friday. Trees available include White Spruce, Scotch Pine, Douglas Fir, European Larch and Japanese Larch.

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Free Electronics Recycling and Document Shredding

Geodis and community partners SUNY Broome, Lockheed-Martin, Huron Real Estate, Rogers Service Group and Manpower are teaming up offer free electronics recycling on Saturday, April 25, from 8 a.m. to noon to coincide with the Southern Tier’s annual Earth Fest on the SUNY Broome campus. Rogers Service Group will also be at the SUNY Broome […]

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Clothing Drive to celebrate Earth Day

The Ecology Club will be accepting gently used clothing all week in celebration of Earth Day. Donated clothing can be dropped off in the red shed outside the “Gymnasiums” entrance of the Student Center.


Convocation Day Obstacle Course funds eye surgery for those in need

By John Miller Men’s Top Finishers                                                                             Women’s Top Finishers Jesse Brenon                                                                                     1. Shelby […]


Yoel Soriano to compete in Syracuse

Yoel Soriano, a SUNY Broome student and member of Speakers of the House, will compete in the International Speech contest at the Toastmasters International District 65 Spring Conference in Syracuse on April 25. Congratulations, Yoel, and best of luck! Click here for more information: http://www.tmdistrict65conference.org/


April 23 Common Hour goes to the dogs

Why are dogs considered man’s best friend? Find out at a Common Hour presentation on “People and Their Pups: An Evolutionary ‘Love Story’” at 11 a.m. April 23 in Titchener 101. Faculty presenter Lynda Carroll will explore our 20,000 year old relationship with our companion species, Canis lupus familiaris. 


Keep Calm and Ace Your Finals

Feeling stressed about your impending finals? Learn how to manage that stress from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in the Baldwin Gym! Activities include study tips, stress balls, therapy dogs, puzzles, games and more! Plus, there are test-taking tips, educational demonstrations, academic apps, snacks and free stuff. The event is brought to […]


Hone your skills at Mock Interview sessions with area employers

During the past year, we have held several Mock Interview Sessions to assist students with their professional development skills.  Each interview lasts 15 to 20 minutes with a brief feedback form completed by the employer (similar to a speed -ating format). From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in DH 201, we will be […]

Roilan Salinas

From college dropout to Web developer and Internet entrepreneur: Roilan’s story

Failing isn’t the end of the world. In fact, you’re probably going to do it from time to time, and that’s okay. That was the message Roilan Salinas had for teens at a recent STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) workshop held at Binghamton University.  Roilan, who will graduate from SUNY Broome in May with […]


Shared Governance: Council for Academic Issues meeting

The Council for Academic Issues meets on Wednesday, April 22, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Wales 203B. Please click here for the meeting agenda: Agenda_4_22_2015 Any member of the campus community may attend this meeting.  

Holly Welfel, lower left, with students in OASIS.

Passion and perseverance: HSAS grad Holly Welfel finds her calling

For students working toward a Human Services degree, establishing a program or agency is a shining but often distant dream. SUNY Broome alumna Holly Welfel, however, defied the odds and started OASIS, an after-school program for teens in Endicott. Eight years after its founding, the program is still going strong – as is Holly Welfel, […]


Campus Cleanup Day is April 22

Help keep SUNY Broome looking its best on Wednesday, April 22, by volunteering with the Campus Cleanup! The event takes place, appropriately enough, during Earth Day and runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The rain date is Wednesday, April 29. The Garden Club will have a sign-in table for volunteers between the Applied Technology […]


Thinking about becoming a teacher? Take EDU 111 this summer!

Thinking about becoming a teacher? Consider taking EDU 111: Foundations of Education this summer. This online course will introduce you to current issues in education today. Students will engage in vigorous discussion on topics ranging from student testing to why teachers teach the way they do, prepare an education-focused resume, and write a statement of […]