SUNY Broome to hold third annual Hunger Banquet on Nov. 2

An image of grains on the plate in the shape of the seven continentsSUNY Broome’s third Hunger Banquet will held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in Decker Health Sciences Center Room 201.  This interactive presentation and free meal will be emceed by Venessa Rodriguez, Director of EOP, and Scott Corley, Professor of History, Philosophy & Social Science.

The Hunger Banquet is designed to increase awareness of food insecurity and social inequities, and also to provide information about local resources and volunteer opportunities. While admission is free, there are a limited number of tickets available.  Please contact Melissa Martin in Counseling Services (at for tickets.  Those who attend the banquet may contribute a non-perishable, canned or packaged food item for the campus food pantry, Food for Thought.

The Hunger Banquet is sponsored by Student Activities and the President’s Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion.  Students, faculty and staff members work together for this event.

Campus organizations and community assistance organizations will be tabling in the Klee Area during the Hunger Banquet, providing information about services available, volunteer opportunities in our community, and what some organizations are doing to help alleviate hunger.

“The war against hunger is truly mankind’s war of liberation.” – John F. Kennedy

Hunger Banquet 2017 (PDF)