Scholarships for SUNY Broome Students

Titchener Building Room 101

Join  an administrator from our campus Foundation to find out how you can become a candidate for one of many scholarships offered by the college and its four academic divisions. Contact Administrator Amy Englehart at englehartad@sunybroome.edu  with any questions. Sponsored by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Foundation Presenter: Amy Englehart

Censorship, Literature and Cultural Conflict

Titchener Building Room 101

Join an English Department faculty member for a discussion of censorship and literary art, focusing on law, culture, and aesthetics alike. How does the history of literary freedom as an artistic and legal inform our understanding of high-stakes censorship controversies in 21st-century America? Faculty Presenter: Andrew Haggerty

ChatGPT and AI

Titchener Building Room 101

The first major public facing AI has become available for use. Ask it anything and it will create or answer you in real-time. Need a recipe? A fantasy bedtime story to tell your kids that's never been told? A paper written? How will this new form of communication disrupt or improve our classrooms, our lives at home, and how do […]

Current Hot Topics in Politics

Online via Zoom

Two of our political science professors take on any and all hot topics of the day in politics. Don't miss this great and informative discussion. Contact Professor Lee Whitted at whittedl@sunybroome.edu with any questions. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 948 3218 4416 Passcode: 163654 One tap mobile+16468769923,,94832184416#,,,,*163654# US (New York)  Faculty Presenters: Leeland Whitted and […]

Mass Shootings/Gun Violence

Titchener Building Room 101

How should the epidemic of mass shootings and gun violence in American public life be addressed? Are our public spaces no longer safe? Why does U.S. culture, among developed high-tech countries, seem uniquely prone to this issue? Attend this Common Hour for a lively discussion on this significant issue. Faculty Presenter: Carla Michalak

The Trial of Susan B. Anthony: Film Screening and Discussion

Titchener Building Room 101

Watch a 29-minute film to discover critical details regarding the trial of Susan B. Anthony who was indicted for attempting to vote in a federal election in Rochester, NY. Anthony was a leader in the women’s suffrage movement. Sponsored by the Women’s Discussion Group. Faculty Presenter: I.J. Byrnes and the student leaders of the Women’s […]

Misinformation: Where It Comes from and How to Deal with It, Part I

Titchener Building Room 101

How has the problem of misinformation changed over the years? Do we have an ethical duty to truth and clarity? How do the economics of media incentivize misinformation? This initial panel on misinformation will address questions like these with guests Professor Steven Call, Professor I.J. Byrnes and Professor Nicholas Bongiorno Faculty Discussion Leaders

Misinformation: Where It Comes from and How to Deal with It, Part II

Titchener Building Room 101

How does popular media misrepresent scientific research? What is the psychological attraction of conspiracy theories? What are the implications of misinformation for a stable society? This second panel on misinformation will address questions like these with guests Professor Kennie Leet, Professor Courtney O'Hagen and Professor Carla Michalak. Faculty Discussion Leaders: Librarian Paul Bond and Librarian […]

Current Hot Topics in Politics

Online via Zoom

Two of our political science professors take on any and all hot topics of the day in politics. Don't miss this great and informative discussion. Faculty Presenters: Leeland Whitted and John Sterlacci Contact Professor Lee Whitted at  whittedl@sunybroome.edu with any questions Join ZoomMeeting

Convocation Day (No Classes)

Join our 2023 Convocation Speaker, Dr. Lisa Feldman Barrett from Northeastern University, for a keynote address on neuroscience and psychology you will not forget. Additional information will follow via campus media and announcements and is provided on the Convocation webpage

Climate Variability and Human Evolution in East Africa

Titchener Building Room 101

How did rapid climate change impact human evolution? When in recent geological history were climatic conditions similar to today? How will future climate change impact humans? Join Dr. Leet for a presentation of her work in Kenya and East Africa on the Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project which aims to answer these questions and more. […]

American Eugenics: A Nazi Blueprint

Titchener Building Room 101

Join students from HIS 117: World History II for a fascinating discussion of the legal case, Buck v. Bell, that provided for the sterilization of people deemed "genetically unfit". How did this case influence Germany's Nazi regime? Faculty Presenter: John Pierog and Students from HIS 117: World History II

Feelings, Teachers and Neurons: How Brains Learn

Titchener Building Room 101

Ever wonder what learning looks like in the brain? Or why a teacher can "teach" for an hour and have students "not learn anything"? Do you suffer from math-phobia, test anxiety, or another stressor, and want to know how that impacts your learning? Join a SUNY Broome Professional Tutor to discuss these topics and more! […]

Student Awards Recognition Reception

SUNY Broome Ice Center

The SUNY Broome Foundation will hold its Student Awards Recognition Reception (commonly referred to as the Scholarship Reception) on Tuesday, May 9, at SUNY Broome’s Ice Center. The Foundation will award more than 300 merit-based scholarships and recognize more than 250 students during the event. These scholarship awards usually range from $500 to full tuition […]

Renaissance and Baroque Music for Guitar

Online via Zoom

Join a member of our music faculty for a live performance of guitar music from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. What better way to celebrate a very welcome Spring? Contact Professor Paul Sweeny at sweenypm@sunybroome.edu with any questions. Zoom link Meeting ID: 924 3339 6956 Passcode: 463104 One tap mobile +16468769923,,92433396956#,,,,*463104# US (New York) +16469313860,,92433396956#,,,,*463104# […]

Frank G. Paul Medal of Excellence Award Reception

Hoyt Conference Center (D201) SUNY Broome

On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, SUNY Broome will recognize Frank G. Paul Medal of Excellence recipients. These medallion-winners are graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated excellence in math and science. The award includes a special medallion and a $50 monetary award. The medals are named after the late Frank Paul, an IBM engineer who […]

Presidential Honors Scholarship Reception 2023

Klee Center, Decker Health Science Center

SUNY Broome will host a reception honoring the 2023 recipients of the Presidential Honors Scholarship at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, in the Klee Center of the Decker Building. PHS recipients are among the best and brightest in the area, graduating in the top 10% of their class. PHS scholars are selected for […]