Dr. Major Barnett will be this year’s keynote speaker for the community Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 2019, at Salvation Temple Church, located at 80 Main St. in Binghamton.
Tallying up the numbers can provide some insight into SUNY Broome’s Health for Haiti global service learning course, and its impact on the communities it serves. That impact can also be anecdotal, unexpected and intensely personal.
Binghamton University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Udiversity Educational Institute is hosting “Monumental: The Fight Lives On-featuring Dr. Wes Bellamy” at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Old Union Hall on the BU campus.
The RAs in the Student Village came up with some programs to keep the residents busy and to give back to their community.
Thanks to EOP, Kyara received the opportunity of a lifetime: to hear Michelle Obama speak in New York City. Read more about this Criminal Justice student and what inspires her.
How did a high school dropout become a criminal defense attorney in private practice? Students in the Lunch with the Law program listened to Robert Leanza Williams Jr. speak on the importance of having grit and a dream.
This past year, the Lunch with the Law program has worked to bridge the divide between young men of color and members of the law enforcement community. As with many large events, the logistics can be complex – but Talik Farmer makes sure it runs seamlessly.
Saleh, who is from Sudan, didn’t speak much English when he first came to SUNY Broome. Now fluent, the Engineering Science major tutors his peers, and is planning to one day return to his home country and build schools for the deaf.
Kaitlynn wasn’t successful at her first college and her dream of transferring to Binghamton University seemed to drift out of reach. Coming to SUNY Broome has made a significant difference and her transfer options are back on the table. “The professors here work with me. The advising here is amazing. Everything is so easy,” she said. “The adults genuinely care and want to see the students succeed.”
After much reflection, Gabriella decided that she wanted to become a person who can change someone’s life — and opted to major in Human Services. An internship and her job as a Resident Assistant give her the opportunity to practice her skills outside the classroom.
“I want to be that person to help someone, whether through an organization or as an advocate,” she said.
Brianna learned about SUNY Broome from a neighbor. Now the Marketing major and Student Village RA recommends the college to others. “I got to meet different types of people from all different walks of life,” she said. “The professors were amazing, too, and customer service at the Registrar’s Office and Financial Aid was helpful.”
When you hear Destiny calling on Nov. 27, make sure to pick up – and donate to #Broome24! Even better, you can call her and her dedicated Phone-A-Thon peers at (607) 778-5182 during #Broome24, or donate at any time – even now! – at www.sunybroome.edu/broome24.
“Tomorrow is shaped by what we do or fail to do today,” Betty Soskin Reid, the nation’s oldest park ranger, told a standing-room only crowd in SUNY Broome’s Decker Health Sciences Room 201 on Nov. 14. “These periods of chaos are cyclical and they’ve been happening since 1776.”
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Inspired by his high school English teacher, Joshua strives to become an educator himself someday. “I want to pay it forward. I feel I could be a bridge in another person’s life,” said the Early Childhood Education major, who is also a resident assistant in the Student Village.