Scholarships for SUNY Broome Students

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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. View all Spring 2024 Extra-Curricular Academic Events

Warriors, Thugs and Babysitters: America’s Relationship with Karate

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Thursday, December 7 Presenter: Dawn Shefler Time: 11:00 am We will discuss how the Asian martial art became part of the American mainstream, and the various ways in which Americans have embraced, admired, feared, and criticized Karate practitioners over the decades. Some topics to be covered include: the role of Hollywood and the US military […]

Growth Mindset and Resilience

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Thursday, November 30 Success Coach Presenter: Allison Chantry Time: 11:00 am Join Success Coaches as they explore what Growth Mindset is all about, and how developing a growth mindset and resilience can impact your academic achievements. This interactive presentation will allow you to reflect on your past experiences and develop a plan to meet your […]

Misperceptions of Poverty

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Thursday, November 16 Faculty Presenters: Stephanie Malmberg and Brittney Richardson, Beegle Certified Poverty Coaches Time: 11:00 am There are lots of misperceptions of what it means to be poor in the U.S. Are poor people lazy, choosing to not access the opportunities society offers or is there a different explanation for why, in the United […]

Special Event in Honor of Native American Heritage Month, November 2023: Film Screening and Discussion

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Tuesday, November 14 Faculty Discussion Leaders: Professor Suzanne Hickok and Professor I.J. Byrnes of the HPSS Department Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Join faculty discussion leaders from the HPSS Department as they screen a 75-minute documentary film, In the Light of Reverence, on the critical battle to protect sacred places to North American Native […]

Resume Magic

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Thursday, November 2 Faculty Presenter: Val Carnegie Time: 11:00 am Did you know that employers look at a job candidate's resume on average for only 6 seconds? Join staff from the Career, Transfer, and Bachelor Partnership Department in this interactive workshop where attendees will learn about the key components to building a resume that will […]

Cultural Competency

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Thursday, October 12 Faculty Presenter: Kristen Ericksen-Hrehor Time: 11:00 am Increasingly, valuing diversity and practicing anti-racism have become important social and corporate values. Are you ready to meet these new expectations? Join a professor from the HSCD Department for greater insight on building your cultural competency. Contact Professor Kristen Ericksen-Hrehor at ericksenhrehorkj@sunybroome.edu  with any questions. Attend […]

Mindfulness

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Thursday, October 5 Faculty Presenter: Alexis Katchuk Time: 11:00 am Join our faculty member for insight into achieving mindfulness in your daily routines and in enhancing your performance. Contact Professor Katchuk at katchukai@sunybroome.edu with any questions Attend live only Live Location: Titchener Building, Room 101

Transferring to the Ivy League or a Competitive Admissions Four-Year School

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Thursday, September 28 Faculty Presenter: Joseph Spence Time: 11:00 am This event is open to all students! Join this session for insight into transferring into a four-year school with competitive admissions. Matthew Rotstein,  Director of Admissions of Columbia University, a premiere Ivy League school,  will offer tips and guidance for the transfer process.. Our own […]

Transferring to Ivy League and other highly selective colleges

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Transferring to the Ivy League or a Competitive Four Year School? Each year, SUNY Broome students successfully transfer to highly selective colleges and universities. Recent examples include Cornell, Georgetown, and New York University. Join SUNY Broome students and a SUNY Broome Counselor specializing in Transfer for insight into the application process to a four year […]

Big Problems with ChatGPT

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Thursday, September 14 Faculty Presenter: Christopher Keaty Time: 11:00 am Join a Communication and Media Arts faculty member for important insights on the drawbacks of ChatGPT and what implications this has for our culture. For more information, contact Professor Keaty at keatycr@sunybroome.edu. Attend live only Live Location: Titchener Building, Room 101

Feelings, Teachers and Neurons: How Brains Learn

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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! […]

American Eugenics: A Nazi Blueprint

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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

Climate Variability and Human Evolution in East Africa

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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. […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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

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

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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 […]

Mass Shootings/Gun Violence

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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