“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.”
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.
The Applied Learning & Career Center recently hosted SUNY Broome’s very first Career Week (Oct. 29 through Nov. 2) to celebrate National Career Development Month (November).
After 10 weeks of Wednesday teleconferences, the students in David Shrum’s English class at la Universidad de Celaya and in Kathleen McKenna’s Effective Speaking class at SUNY Broome held their final teleconference. The collaboration was part of SUNY Broome’s ongoing Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) initiative, designed to give international experiences to students right here on campus.
“It’s pushed me to start my own business someday. I think my life has become more broad and it’s benefiting me a lot,” Caleb said of his time at SUNY Broome. “Coming here helped me better understand what I want to do.” Read more about this Business Administrator major and RA in the Student Village.
The campus community and guests gather each year to honor the service of veterans, who safeguard our rights as Americans – including the freedom of speech, the press and assembly, and the freedom to vote and pursue an education, said Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer Francis Battisti.
SUNY Broome’s Student Village resident assistants were able to share their knowledge and talents at the Stony Brook RA Conference! Read more about the experience from Student Village RA Abigail.
Dr. Shane Kilcommins, head of the Law School at the University of Limerick in Ireland, crossed the Atlantic to represent the University of Limerick at SUNY Broome’s Transfer Day on Nov. 1, as well as the Fall Open House. On Nov. 2, he spoke to a range of Criminal Justice & Emergency Services classes about victims, the public interest and the criminal process.
In music, practice makes perfect – and so, too, in higher education. SUNY Broome is actually Victoria’s third school. She has truly found herself at SUNY Broome – as a musician, mentor and leader
Minhyung’s first try at an American education was an isolating experience. At SUNY Broome, she found a passion for biology and will transfer to Cornell, with the ultimate goal of becoming a dentist. She also gives back, aiming to help her fellow students succeed as a tutor and campus leader.
On Oct. 30, 2018, the college held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening for The Hive, the campus’ online-only radio station. You can listen to it from anywhere in the world by pointing your Internet browser to www.sunybroome.edu/thehive.
In celebration of literacy and supporting women’s issues, SUNY Broome’s Women’s Discussion Group, a student group focusing on women’s issues, donated multiple boxes of books to the Women’s Prison Book Project on Oct. 30, 2018.
Many members of SUNY Broome Community College added a vigil at the Binghamton Jewish Community Center, mourning the loss of life in Pittsburgh as well as other similar terrorist attacks on churches, schools, mosques and shopping areas.
SUNY Broome’s Men of Excellence students facilitated its second Lunch with the Law event on Oct. 17 at Union-Endicott High School. Read more about this program, which seeks to break down barriers and misconceptions between the law enforcement community and young men of color.
Tutor, Business Administration major, Honors student and future accountant, Kara is many things — including mom to two young children. Read more about this inspiring student, who loves to solve problems and has truly embraced life at SUNY Broome.