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.
Like many of their peers, these dedicated SUNY Broome students are studying hard in the classroom, excelling at internships and preparing for their careers. What their classmates may not realize: They’re actually high school students, part of the very first cohort of the Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, or PTECH.
Danika is a Student Ambassador in many ways! She leads campus tours, true, but she’s also active on campus and in the community, dedicated to her studies and a role model to her fellow students.
Interested for years in a dental career, Adam has found a rewarding future in Dental Hygiene. Read more about this Marine Corps veteran and what brought him to SUNY Broome.
A month after graduation, Cortney was hired in her field: addictions counseling. “At the end of the day, I believe it’s okay if your job is good for you, and this is good for me,” she said. “I know this is what I’m meant to do.”
For his class project in Police Community Relations, Marquies Orr wanted to do something more than a report. Orr wanted to change minds – specifically the minds of people who regard police officers with suspicion and fear.
Bachelor Degree Partnership student Melissa Henry graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Business from Excelsior College in July 2017. Melissa attended SUNY Broome for her Associate in Science in Business Administration prior to joining the Bachelor Degree Partnership Program.