SUNY Broome Faculty News

Campus news feed for SUNY Broome faculty and staff from the Focus e-newsletter. The latest campus news for students and faculty of Broome Community College in Binghamton, NY.

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Summer hours ended
August 19, 2019, 1:45 pm | Source
Just a reminder that summer hours ended at the close of business on Aug. 16, 2019. Regular campus hours are now in effect.

Faculty & Staff, join us at Alumni Night at Tioga Downs
August 19, 2019, 1:41 pm | Source
SUNY Broome faculty and staff, join your co-workers and SUNY Broome graduates for an exciting evening of harness racing, dinner and casino free-play at Tioga Downs. We encourage you to register today (www.sunybroome.edu/tiogadowns) as this event fills up quickly.  We look forward to seeing you at the races! Date: Saturday, September 7Time: 5:00 p.m. – […]

From the Desk of the President: Fall Faculty Staff Assembly on Aug. 22
August 19, 2019, 8:53 am | Source
Welcome back to our faculty who have been away for the summer! For all who were on campus for the summer as well, I hope you had a great summer, that you found some vacation time and that you are renewed and ready for another incredibly exciting year of opportunity for our students. You and […]

A belated homecoming: Campus ceremony honors Vietnam veterans
August 16, 2019, 5:33 pm | Source
“On behalf of a grateful nation, sir, welcome home.” With these words, Major General Arnold Fields greeted the Southern Tier’s surviving Vietnam War-era  veterans, giving each a pin in token of their service. Some offered crisp salutes in reply. One embraced Fields, who retired from the Marines after a 24-year career and now currently serves […]

Please use Banner 9 for Registration
August 16, 2019, 3:49 pm | Source
Please be sure to process all registrations, as well as add / drop transactions, in Banner 9, rather than processing them with Banner 8.  

From the Desk of the President: Consultant visit regarding organizational structure
August 16, 2019, 3:33 pm | Source
Colleagues: as we look to strategically streamline operations in the wake of a dramatically shrinking market, we have once again retained the services of Jim Magee to help us in this new effort. Many of you met Jim during the academic strategic planning process, therefore we felt his existing foundation here could serve as a […]

SUNY Broome North Entrance to be closed Aug. 19 through 22
August 16, 2019, 3:16 pm | Source
From Monday, Aug. 19, through Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, the northern SUNY Broome entrance on Front Street (Route 11) will be closed to all traffic. A  New York State Department of Transportation project to improve curbing, handicapped access ramps and drainage in this area will be under construction and requires this closure. Improvements to the […]

SUNY tuition waiver applications
August 16, 2019, 2:55 pm | Source
SUNY tuition waiver applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be accepted from full-time and part-time Faculty, Guild and Management employees now through Sept. 27. Part-time faculty, guild and management employees are eligible provided they have worked six consecutive semesters, excluding winter and summer terms. Forms are available from Rhoda Neal in Wales 107. Note […]

Volunteers needed for Welcome Week!
August 16, 2019, 2:48 pm | Source
Help us welcome our students and make them feel comfortable at SUNY Broome! Volunteers are needed to staff information booths during the first two days of class: Monday, Aug. 26, and Tuesday, Aug. 27. Coverage is needed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and volunteers would staff the table and help answer student questions. Have […]

Love to sing? Audition for the Chamber Singers!
August 16, 2019, 2:01 pm | Source
Do you love to sing? Are you looking for a choir or a cappella group? SUNY Broome’s Chamber Singers is holding open auditions for the fall semester! They welcome singers in all voice parts. The Chamber Singers is a select vocal ensemble of 16 to 24 high-level/energy singers performing a cappella and accompanied music of […]

Guiding light: Mel becomes a resource for teens struggling with addiction
August 15, 2019, 4:55 pm | Source
As a high school guidance counselor, Mary Ellen Fennimore saw how social and family stresses play out in the lives of teens. Substance abuse and chemical dependency — sometimes in students themselves, other times in a close family member — can hobble young lives and dim otherwise bright futures. Ms. Fennimore — as Susquehanna Valley […]

SUNY Broome welcomes Dr. Jason Andrews to the Board of Trustees
August 14, 2019, 8:21 pm | Source
The SUNY Broome Community College Board of Trustees welcomes a new member: Dr. Jason Andrews, Superintendent of the Windsor Central School District. “We are excited to have Jason Andrews as the newest addition to our Board of Trustees. Our K-12 districts are integral partners in so many initiatives, and it’s vital for our community that […]

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