An image of grains on the plate in the shape of the seven continentsMark your calendar: SUNY Broome’s Hunger Banquet will be held Thursday, Nov. 15.

Food insecurity is real — even for college students. Statistics show that at least 42 percent of community college students have experienced hunger due to food insecurity.

As a walk-up to the Hunger Banquet, we are interested in sharing stories from students, faculty and staff who have experienced food insecurity in their lives. Have a story to share? Please contact the college’s writer, Jennifer Micale, at or (607) 778-5682.