SUNY Broome Community College

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SUNY Broome
Former names
New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at Binghamton
Broome County Technical Institute
Broome Technical Community College
TypeCommunity college
Established1946
EndowmentUS $13.4 million[1]
PresidentKevin E. Drumm
Academic staff
406[2]
Undergraduates6,625[2]
LocationUnited States Dickinson, New York
Waverly, New York
Owego, New York
, NY, US
42°08′06″N 75°54′36″W / 42.134999°N 75.91012°W / 42.134999; -75.91012Coordinates: 42°08′06″N 75°54′36″W / 42.134999°N 75.91012°W / 42.134999; -75.91012
CampusSuburban
223 acres (0.90 km2)
ColorsYellow and black         
NicknameHornets
AffiliationsNational Junior College Athletic Association, Region III
Sportssoccer, basketball, hockey, cross-country, tennis, volleyball, golf, lacrosse, baseball, softball
Websitewww.sunybroome.edu
Broome Community College Hornets logo.jpg

SUNY Broome Community College, or SUNY Broome, is a SUNY two-year college in Broome County, New York. The college was founded in 1946 and has gone through several name changes. The school is located in the Town of Dickinson, just north of the City of Binghamton, New York. The college had a 2010 enrollment of over 6,000 students and has alumni of over 41,000.

BCC serves students from a single campus on Upper Front Street in Dickinson, New York, though some classes are taught in Waverly, Owego, and within the City of Binghamton at smaller classroom centers. The campus' fifteen buildings comprise 610,000 square feet (57,000 m2) of space and feature recently upgraded athletic facilities such as baseball fields, soccer and lacrosse field, publicly accessible tennis courts, the Dick Baldwin Gym, named after the third winningest college basketball coach across both two- and four-year colleges, and a new ice rink. There is also a theater which hosts campus performances of plays and other theatrical work, entitled The Little Theater.

It offers a variety of classes to all students that plan on finishing their two-year degree at SUNY Broome or hope to transfer to a four-year school. Many students transfer to nearby Binghamton University after their first two years.

College President: Dr. Kevin Drumm
Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer: Francis Battisti
Acting VP Student and Community Engagement: Carol Ross
Acting VP Administrative and Financial Affairs: Michael Sullivan

Timeline[edit]

  • 1946. Established as New York State Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences at Binghamton (with "New York State" sometimes abbreviated "NYS").
  • 1953. Became Broome County Technical Institute.
  • 1956. Became Broome Technical Community College.
  • 1957. Moved to new campus on Upper Front Street (NY Route 11).
  • 1971. Name changed to Broome Community College.
  • 2013. Name changed to SUNY Broome.[3]

Athletics[edit]

The SUNY Broome Hornets participate in the NJCAA as a member of Region III. Broome fields fifteen varsity sports: men's baseball, men's basketball, men's cross country, men's golf, men's ice hockey, men's lacrosse, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's basketball, women's cross country, women's lacrosse, women's soccer, women's softball, women's tennis, and women's volleyball.

The women's soccer team won the national championship in 2007, 2008, and 2016.

Every year since 2014, the SUNY Broome Hornets play the Binghamton University Bearcats in the President's Cup hockey game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ As of June 30, 2011. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2011 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2010 to FY 2011" (PDF). National Association of College and University Business Officers. January 17, 2012. p. 21. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 29, 2013. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "College Information 2009" (PDF). About BCC. Dickinson, New York: Broome Community College. 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-05-27. Retrieved 2010-04-12.
  3. ^ "FOX 40 WICZ TV - News, Sports, Weather, Contests & More - Our Apologies". 2 September 1999. Retrieved 8 May 2016.

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