If you walked by the Quad construction site lately, you probably noticed a familiar face peering out from the fence. Outlined in plastic cups in white, black and gold, Stinger has taken flight next to the geothermal well field, across from the words “Go Hornets.”
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.
“Our theater production of FOOLs by Neil Simon was a big success with cheering audiences numbering over 320 over two evenings,” said SUNY Broome theater director Katherine Bacon.
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.
The SUNY Broome Natural Areas’ trail cameras definitely catch birds as well as mammals.
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.
While all the panelists earned degrees from SUNY Broome’s Business Information Technology programs, their paths took them in different directions. They all attributed their success to a few basic concepts: working hard and mastering needed skills, and fostering connections with others in their field from the very beginning.
SUNY Broome held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 10 to honor the sacrifices made by veterans. What you may not realize: Veterans led to the creation of the community college system itself, established just after World War II.
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.
SUNY Broome student Ruddy Green is featured in a documentary series on The Ellen Degeneres Show.
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.