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Summer 2018 Orientation
July 16, 2018, 3:51 pm | Source
Orientation is in full swing for the summer. There are four more programs: July 18, July 25, Aug. 1, and newly added Aug. 8. Spaces are filling fast, and students can visit to learn more. If students or anyone in the campus community has any questions, please contact Maureen Kollar at 778-5648 or email

Aug. 2 Info Night for the Fall 2018 Entrepreneurial Assistance Program
July 16, 2018, 3:40 pm | Source
SUNY Broome will hold its Fall 2018 Entrepreneurial Assistance Program at the Koffman Southern Tier Incubator from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays from Sept. 10 through Dec. 6. This 12-week, 60-hour program is for anyone who has the dream of starting their own small business. The college will host an information and […]

Office Furniture Available: Table and Chairs
July 16, 2018, 3:38 pm | Source
A  small round office table and accompanying chairs (3) are available for college use. If you are interested, please contact Maureen Kollar at 5648 or

June 2018 Facilities Update
July 16, 2018, 2:25 pm | Source
Carnegie Culinary Arts Project The construction field office at 95 Court Street has been established and the contractors have mobilized. All remaining environmental remediation work has been completed (windows, roof, caulking). Temporary electric and water is in place. Select demolition has begun; interior wood trim has been removed and salvaged. Preliminary meetings have been held […]

June 2018 Budget Update
July 16, 2018, 2:22 pm | Source
Click below for the 2018-2018 Budget Update, as of May 31, 2018. Budget Update June 2018  

Prior Learning Assessment Procedure
July 16, 2018, 2:18 pm | Source
Colleagues, Please note that after thorough review, discussion, and vetting on campus through CAI, the Chairpersons and Deans’ Council (CDC), Executive Council, and a small pilot project, the Prior Learning Assessment Procedure has been updated in the college’s Policy and Procedure Manual.  The updated procedure is attached to this message or you may review the updated […]

Security concerns impact summer Health for Haiti trip
July 16, 2018, 2:06 pm | Source
Professor Jennifer Musa writes: This update is not what I planned to be posting this week. I thought I would be writing about joyful reunions with dear friends; hot, dusty, bumpy bus rides; delicious food; and the great work accomplished by our summer 2018 Health for Haiti team and Haitian community partners. Instead, I am […]

Dr. Bill Altman announces new book on teaching of psychology
July 16, 2018, 1:56 pm | Source
SUNY Broome Professor Bill Altman (Psychology & Human Services) announces the publication of the second volume in a series of e-books on teaching, from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2 of the American Psychological Association).  The series, Teaching Tips:  A Compendium of Conference Presentations on Teaching, gathers and indexes information from paper, […]

In the Community: Ethnic Festival on July 21
July 16, 2018, 1:41 pm | Source
The Community Foundation of South Central New York, Little Italy Endicott and the Village of Endicott are hosting Ethnic Festival 2018 from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 21, in Endicott’s Northside Park at 201 Oak Hill Avenue. This free event celebrates a variety of cultures through song and dance. The tentative schedule is as follows: […]

On-campus construction for the week of July 9
July 12, 2018, 6:49 pm | Source
CALICE ADVANCED MANUFACTURING CENTER Paver installation around the exterior of the new Calice Advanced Manufacturing Center has begun. Terrazzo floor installation in the lower part of the Connector is well underway. The Quad  is being graded with top soil with seeding to follow. Cleaning of the second floor classrooms is ongoing. Photovoltaic system training was […]

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