Orion noticed back in high school that he relished the same math classes that others treated with hesitation. Pursuing a math degree seemed a logical course – as did attending his local community college.
SUNY Broome alumna Aishia Mortenson is thriving in her career as a school nurse. As #Broome24 approaches on Nov. 28, she reflects on the importance of giving.
International students come to SUNY Broome for many reasons: academic programs, the chance to transfer to a dream school or simply the opportunity to see America. Rasmus Kristensen became a Hornet to pursue success not only in the classroom, but on the basketball court.
Ruddy Green is comfortable with cameras these days. Read more about this Hornet featured in the Ellen DeGeneres “Summit” documentary series, what brings him to SUNY Broome and his experiences in the spotlight.
Most Americans don’t know where Burundi is, and Melissa Uwamahoro is aware of that. She started off an interview by spelling the name of her home country, a landlocked nation in East Africa located just south of the equator.
Alexandra, a student in the AA1 program, is one of two SUNY Broome representatives on the Broome County Student Board of Advisors. “A lot of people my age don’t like to talk about politics, but policies are going to affect them, so they should,” she explained.
Percy Blank always loved math, and has now returned to college to pursue a long-held dream. Why math? “It’s in everything else in the world,” Blank explained.
Thang Nguyen has some definite goals for his future: transfer to the University at Buffalo, ultimately become a family physician. And somewhere along the way, become an American Ninja Warrior.
Imagine doing your homework in a language that’s not your own, translating the content into your native tongue and then back as you complete the assignment. Then you’ll understand some of the realities faced by international students such as Jenny Israel, now a student in the Nursing program.
Sometimes the hardest assignments we have in college involve day-to-day life: Waking up on time, making food and becoming self-sufficient adults. In today’s Focus on International Students, we meet Elnur, an Engineering Science major from Denmark who wants to become a petroleum engineer.
Look around the room in SUNY Broome’s Chemical Dependency Counseling program, and you’ll find that everyone has a story. This is Marc’s story — one of inspiration, finding a mission and always striving for more.
This is the first in a series of stories on SUNY Broome’s international students, who come from all over the globe. The college will celebrate International Week from Nov. 13 through 17. Today we meet Leila, a refugee from the African nation of Somalia.
A 15-minute interview led to a 40-minute conversation – and, a few weeks later, a six-month internship. Read about how Nick got his foot in the door while pursuing a degree in Engineering Science.
SUNY Broome’s Presidential Honors Scholars were in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class, but they excelled – and continue to excel — in more than just the classroom. Meet this year’s PHS Scholars!
Meet Sowmya, who chose to switch career paths — and landed a job in Health Information Technology before she even graduated from the program.