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
TypePublic community college
Established1946; 75 years ago (1946)
Parent institution
State University of New York
Endowment$35.9 million (2020)[1]
PresidentKevin E. Drumm
Academic staff
406[2]
Undergraduates6,507[3][2]
Location, ,
United States

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
200 acres (0.81 km2)
ColorsYellow and black   
NicknameHornets
Sporting affiliations
National Junior College Athletic Association, Region III
MascotStinger
Websitewww.sunybroome.edu
Broome Community College Hornets logo.jpg

SUNY Broome Community College (SUNY Broome or BCC) is a public community college in Broome County, New York. It is part of the State University of New York (SUNY). 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.

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.[4]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ As of June 30, 2020. U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2020 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY19 to FY20 (Report). National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA. February 19, 2021. Retrieved February 21, 2021.
  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. ^ https://www.suny.edu/about/fast-facts/
  4. ^ "FOX 40 WICZ TV - News, Sports, Weather, Contests & More - Our Apologies". 2 September 1999. Retrieved 8 May 2016.

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