Alex Button

Unearthing new dreams: Alex prepares for a future in nursing

When his dream career as an archaeologist no longer proved a good fit, Alex went to SUNY Broome to retrain as a nurse. He’s glad he did. “Coming back to school as an adult has been so much easier. The professors pay a lot of attention to students and they are accessible,” he said. “It makes me wish I had considered a community college before a four-year institution.”

Anthony Hill

Anthony rises from addiction to embrace a new identity: Student, tutor and future counselor

For the first time in 35 years, Anthony found himself in a classroom — and is loving every minute. “Talking with other people in the field, I have the chance now to take the transfer and go on to get my masters. The opportunity is here for me now,” said the Chemical Dependency Counseling major, who plans to earn a master’s degree in social work. “Sometimes I wish I would have done it years ago, but it wasn’t my calling then. Now it is.”

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.

Global connections: U.S. and Mexican Students say ‘Adios!’

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.

Caleb Harrower at the front desk of the Student Village

New vistas: Caleb expands his perspectives on business and his future

“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 Broome County Veterans Memorial Association Color Guard at the start of the 2018 Veterans Day ceremony.

Honoring service: SUNY Broome holds Veterans Day ceremony

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.

Minhyung Park

The navigator: Minhyung finds her path and helps her peers along the way

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.