Did you know that starting your educational path at a community college makes you more likely to succeed?
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.
Tiffany once traveled the country as a racing instructor. Now she is a dual major in Manufacturing Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology, and plans to design the engines of the future.
Everyone has a story, a unique human experience aching for expression. Roger Brooks’ mission is to draw it out question by question for the world to see. Read about the founder and host of “American Real,” who draws on his SUNY Broome roots.
Haley’s SUNY Broome coursework gave her the edge she needed to land a job in the hospitality industry. Plus, the ability to do much of her coursework online allows her to both work and pursue her education. “I can live my life around my classes and still do well,” she said.
Eighty students filled Decker 201 on Dec. 7, 2018, for the Speakers of the House Toastmasters Club and the Improvables Club speech contest.
The RAs in the Student Village came up with some programs to keep the residents busy and to give back to their community.
The Warehouse Opportunity Impact Program brought together a web of partners to provide guaranteed jobs to the unemployed, while meeting the needs of area employers.
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.
“When you go out into the work environment, you need to leave that comfort zone and learn new things,” says Gloryangeliz, a Criminal Justice major. This future police officer has taken every opportunity to expand her horizons, including public speaking, leadership roles and more. Read more about how she decided to embrace challenge and change her trajectory.
After earning a degree as an athletic trainer, Derek realized that he still wanted to help people heal – but in a different capacity. That’s why he returned to college for a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. “It was a tough decision at first to get going, but three days in, I was so glad I did it. Going back was definitely the right thing for me,” he said.
SUNY Broome is hosting its first Entrepreneurial Colloquium from 12 to 2 p.m. Dec. 12, 2018, in Decker Health Sciences Building Room 201.
Southern Tier employers are looking for experienced warehouse workers. A partnership between SUNY Broome, Broome-Tioga Workforce, Broome-Tioga BOCES, the New York Department of Labor, the Community Foundation of South Central New York, the Raymond Corporation, Willow Run Foods, Maines and Amrex helped fill that gap, while guaranteeing full-time jobs for everyone who completed a four-week training program.
SUNY Broome art students completed a colorful mural on the fence of the Broome County Dog Shelter, inspiring community members to adopt furry friends.
Students in the Music Program visited the BC Center on Dec. 10 for an instrument presentation and caroling.