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SUNY Broome Opens New Residential Halls to Students VIEW VIDEO
August 30, 2014 - Well, SUNY Broome seemed to be packed today... if you haven't heard, it's because hundreds of new students are moving into the new residential halls. SUNY Broome is now one of the 25 SUNY schools... more

Broome County Readies Clean Diesel Bus Grant Application VIEW VIDEO
August 1, 2014 - Broome County will submit it's application Monday for four million dollars in federal grants which could change the landscape of public transportation in the area.     The four million dollars... more

New Event Management Degree At SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2014 - Have you ever wanted to be the person planning and organizing weddings, expos, and other events? Well SUNY Broome now has a degree for you. Starting this fall semester, SUNY Broome will begin... more

Career Fair Gives Job Seekers The Chance To Meet Potential Employers
June 20, 2014 - Hundreds of job seekers had the chance to apply to more than 60 different local employers at Friday's Greater Binghamton Career Fair.   "It's beneficial for the community, people who are in the... more

The Price Of Education VIEW VIDEO
June 11, 2014 - Emile Calice may now be known as the man behind today's historic $10 million donation to SUNY Broome. Butmany family members remember Calice as Uncle Sonny. A man they say saved his money for ... more

Broome Graduation: Where are the Jobs? VIEW VIDEO
May 22, 2014 - On Thursday evening,  one thousand three hundred thirty two students took their first steps into their adult lives.   It was Spring Graduation for SUNY Broome at the Broome County Arena.... more

SUNY Broome To Offer At Home Education VIEW VIDEO
May 10, 2014 - Officials at SUNY Broome will roll out a program that may eventually allow you to get a degree from the school without leaving home...   The school is developing what's called a MOOC - or massive... more

SUNY Broome Earth Fest VIEW VIDEO
April 26, 2014 - While Earth day was earlier this week, you wouldn't know it if you were at SUNY Broome today.   The school's annual "Earth Fest" was held throughout campus, with activities for children and... more

SUNY Broome Opens Doors for Prospective Students VIEW VIDEO
April 26, 2014 - With the end of the school year fast approaching, many high-school seniors are  beginning to make their decision on where they will further their education.    SUNY Broome held a campus wide... more

SUNY Broome Brings Health to Haiti VIEW VIDEO
April 24, 2014 - Last January SUNY Broome students donated their time in Haiti-- today they had the opportunity to share that experience. Students and faculty spent 10 days assisting health clinics and providing... more

SUNY Broome Job Fair Provides 'Face Time' for Grads VIEW VIDEO
April 10, 2014 - 70 employers set up shop at the SUNY Broome Ice Center Thursday, looking for potential employees.   The SUNY Broome/Martin Luther King, Jr. job fair drew hundreds, including many soon-to-be SUNY... more

Is Technology Making SUNY Broome Students Smarter? VIEW VIDEO
April 8, 2014 - Is it possible that the technology you use is actually making you smarter? SUNY Broome's convocation speaker explained this theory to over 700 students on Tuesday. Clive Thompson is the author of... more

Colorful 5K Comes to the Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
April 6, 2014 - Over 55 hundred people ran throughout the campus of SUNY Broome on Sunday for the Southern Tier's first ever "Color Run." Runners were splashed with a different color of powder at every mile... more

Early Years Are Learning Years VIEW VIDEO
April 5, 2014 - Hundreds of families came out today to the 34th annual SUNY Broome/BAEYC Children's Fair at the college on Saturday. The event is in honor of April being the "Month of the Young Child." This... more

SUNY Broome Learns about Running a Casino VIEW VIDEO
April 3, 2014 - Those who are pushing for fracking in New York State often talk about the badly needed economic boost which they say such gas extraction will bring to this area. But economic stimulus is also often... more

So You Want To Run For Political Office? VIEW VIDEO
March 29, 2014 - As kids, many people have dreams of someday becoming president. Today, students and resident locals learned exactly what it takes to be in office. SUNY Broome held it's bi-annual, "So you want to... more

Southern Tier Scholastic Science Fair VIEW VIDEO
March 15, 2014 - Hundreds of local students who attended this year's Southern Tier Scholastic Science Fair at SUNY Broome got a rare, and high flying surprise today.   Along with a hands on workshop about flight... more

Woman's History Month Celebrated VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2014 - In honor of women's history month, the democratic women of broome county hosted a special film screening at Suny Broome this evening. The film was called "Miss Representation," and focused on how... more

Mock Job Interviews Prepare SUNY Broome Students VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2014 - If practice makes perfect some students at SUNY Broome are in good shape to start off their careers. SUNY Broome is hosting mock interviews with local employers for engineering students this... more

SUNY Broome Showcases Liberal Arts Program VIEW VIDEO
March 8, 2014 - Does SUNY Broome offer programs for those seeking a liberal arts degree? Today the college answered that question with a loud 'yes'!   The school hosted its annual liberal arts meeting for ... more

Suny Broome holds Blood Drive VIEW VIDEO
March 6, 2014 - Dozens of students at Suny Broome helped the American Red Cross meet a critical need at a blood drive at the school today.   The brutal winter has forced the cancellation of a number of drives -... more

SUNY Broome Responds to "Unforeseen Circumstances" Regarding Professor's Death VIEW VIDEO
February 13, 2014 - On Thursday, the President of SUNY Broome put out a statement referencing "unforeseen circumstances" surrounding the death of professor Wes Warren last weekend. In the statement Dr. Kevin Drumm... more

SUNY Broome Remembers Wes Warren VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2014 - Students and faculty at SUNY Broome continue to mourn the loss of Wesley Warren, a professor in the school's Department of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security. Warren died of a heart attack in... more

SUNY Broome Takes Place in Russian-American Summit VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2014 - SUNY Broome took part in a summit over the weekend between 40 Russian and American colleges and universities. Since 2005, the school has had a dual degree program with Novosibirsk State University... more

Runners Come out to Support Rescue Mission VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2014 - Over 150 runners bundled up  today in their brightest gear and headed to SUNY Broome to support the local Rescue Mission. "It shows that a really generous, supportive community about the cause... more

14 Graduate Entrepreneurial Assistance Program VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2014 - It's a sixty hour program known for its intense work load and it teaches students how to start a business of their own. On Tuesday, friends and family gathered at SUNY Broome to congratulate 14... more

SUNY Broome Engineering Students Showcase Microprocessor Projects VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2013 - A car that can drive itself and a strobe light making water appear to defy were just some of the microprocessor projects on display Wednesday afternoon at SUNY Broome made by the college's second... more

Nickelodeon Director Stops by SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
December 13, 2013 - SUNY Broome students with a knack for snappy dialogue and vivid characters got a chance to impress a network TV executive on Friday. Karen Kirkland, writing director at Nickelodeon, gave a... more

Holiday Care Package Sent Overseas to Local Servicemen VIEW VIDEO
December 13, 2013 - They may be thousands of miles from home, but local servicemen and women serving in Afghanistan will get a special treat thanks to folks at SUNY Broome. Students and staff collected items to send... more

Class Project Ends in Wedding Vows VIEW VIDEO
December 5, 2013 - Ever think of going back to the middle ages to marry a prince or a princess?   You could do that Thursday at St. Cyril's Church on Clinton Street. The medieval-themed mock wedding was a class... more

Local Schools Readying for Start-Up NY VIEW VIDEO
October 28, 2013 - After getting regulations from the state last week regarding Start Up New York, public colleges and universities are working on their plans to lure businesses to campus under the program which turns... more

SUNY Broome President on Jobless Study VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2013 - A study by the Opportunity Nation Coalition finds that a big part of the future of the economy may already be on the rocks. According to the study, six million, or 15% of people aged 16-24 are... more

Assistance for Domestic Violence Victims VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2013 - Governor Cuomo urged New Yorkers to wear purple Wednesday to "shine the light" on domestic violence. "Generally what we see nationally is one in four woman will be the victim of domestic violence... more

SUNY Broome Opens Natural Science Center VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2013 - After more than five years in the works, President Kevin Drumm cut the ribbon to mark the opening of SUNY Broome's new Natural Science Center. The center replaces previous science buildings that... more

SUNY Broome Recieves More Funds from the County VIEW VIDEO
September 16, 2013 - When County Executive Debbie Preston released the details of next year's proposed budget on Wednesday, it contained good news for SUNY Broome.   For he first time in three years, the county will... more

New Year New Name VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2013 - Tuesday was the first day of classes at SUNY Broome  and, of course, the first day of using the new name for what used to be known as Broome Community College. Student enrollment is up one percent... more

Pro and Anti-Fracking Groups Will Greet President in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2013 - Another big element of the President's visit will of course be both the pro and anti fracking groups that are expected to be on hand as he arrives in Binghamton:   And the  fireworks have already... more

BCC's New Class One of the First in New Dorms Next Year VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2013 - The incoming class at Broome Community College will be the first to enjoy the option of dorms as on-campus housing is expected to be open in September of 2014. This time next year, some of the... more

Fighting off Sleep to Fight Cancer VIEW VIDEO
June 28, 2013 - Fighting off sleep to help fight cancer.  That's what hundreds were doing Friday night at Broome Community College. The American Cancer Society is hosting a Relay for Life on campus.  78 teams... more

Pillars of the Community
June 26, 2013 - TOWN OF MAINE -- Visitors to the Greater Binghamton Airport will get an up-close look at "Pillars of the Community." Eleven businesses and organizations are sponsoring columns at the airport. ... more

Breaking Ground on BCC's Student Housing VIEW VIDEO
June 25, 2013 - The ceremonial turning of the dirt with golden shovels marked the official ground-breaking on the first student housing on Broome Community College's campus. President Dr. Kevin Drumm called... more

Binghamton Commerce Career Fair VIEW VIDEO
June 21, 2013 - Finding work in today's economy can be hard, and these local job seekers have been putting forth the effort. "It's extremely hard I've been out of school for two years now and I've been subbing... more

County Legislature Signs Off on BCC Budget VIEW VIDEO
June 20, 2013 - Broome Community College got the thumbs up from the County Thursday evening on its $50 million budget for the 2013-2014 school year. On Thursday, the Broome County Legislature held its public... more

Cuomo proposes to make SUNY campuses tax-free VIEW VIDEO
June 11, 2013 - Will it spur new businesses or leave out already-established employers out in the cold?     Those were some of the questions a surrogate of Governor Cuomo answered at Broome Community College... more

BU to hire more faculty through grant VIEW VIDEO
June 11, 2013 - VESTAL -- Students at Binghamton University may start seeing new faculty members walking around campus.   Thanks to a $12 million grant, 36 campuses will receive funding to increase the amount of... more

BCC earns SUNY 2020 grant VIEW VIDEO
June 4, 2013 - As part of round two of Governor Cuomo's SUNY 2020 Plan, BCC will continue to see more upgraded facilities.   Four plans were approved for the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program.  As part of the... more

BCC Among Southern Tier Colleges Awarded State Grant VIEW VIDEO
June 3, 2013 - A program developed by Broome Community College and three other  schools to provide area employers with more skilled workers has been awarded $15 million dollars from the state. The grant is... more

Registration continues for Relay for Life VIEW VIDEO
May 28, 2013 - JOHNSON CITY -- For the 21st year the American Cancer Society is making final preparations for the Relay for Life.     At an open house Tuesday evening, people could come and register their teams... more

BCC Graduates 1285 VIEW VIDEO
May 23, 2013 - Broome Community College said good bye to the class of 2013 Thursday evening. Proud families and friends gathered at the Broome County Memorial Arena to see grads receive their diplomas. "I... more

Friends and Family Remember Angelo Zuccolo VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2013 - TOWN OF DICKINSON -- A beloved actor, stage director, theater professor at Broome Community College was laid to rest Monday.   Angelo Zuccolo took his final curtain call last week, on May 15th. ... more

Friends Remember Angelo Zuccolo VIEW VIDEO
May 16, 2013 - As friends recalled countless memories of Angelo Zuccolo, they remembered his many talents. "Angelo was truly a renaissance man," said Dr. Francis Battisti, Executive Vice President at Broome... more

BCC Holds Annual Sleep Out VIEW VIDEO
May 1, 2013 - It's one thing to have sympathy for the homeless, it's quite another to experience it for yourself. At Broome Community College Wednesday evening, students, faculty, staff and others were setting... more

Mock Disaster at BCC VIEW VIDEO
April 26, 2013 - Broome Community College hosted its second annual mock disaster event on Friday. Students from 14 departments like nursing, EMS and Hazmat, Physical Therapy, Theater, and Media Production... more

BCC Hosts Fundraiser for Family of Student Killed VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2013 - BINGHAMTON -- The BCC community came together Sunday to support a student's family who was struck by tragedy. When BCC student Noel Pike was killed in a car accident in February, she left behind... more

Job Fair at Broome Community College VIEW VIDEO
April 11, 2013 - 65 different companies to choose from for job hunters Thursday at Broome Community College. The Dr. Martin Luther King Career Fair featured representatives from a wide variety of businesses,... more

Mobile Web Apps Major VIEW VIDEO
March 29, 2013 - Students at BCC will be able to develop their talents by developing mobile apps. The Mobile Web Apps Major is geared toward Web Development and Management Majors. It's meant to teach skills... more

BCC Polar Bear Plunge VIEW VIDEO
February 14, 2013 - Swimming in freezing water isn't your typical  winter activity, but it was a full-blown event Thursday at Broome Community College. Eight faculty and staff took part in the school's first "Polar... more

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