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Broome Community College
Established 1946
Endowment $10.1 million[1]
Location Binghamton, New York, America
Website http://web.sunybroome.edu/

Broome Community College is a SUNY two-year college in Broome County, New York. The college was founded in 1946 and went through several name changes. The school is located in Binghamton, New York. The college had a 2008 enrollment of slightly over 9000 students and has alumni of over 30,000.

BCC serves students primarily from the Greater Binghamton area, including those from Broome, Tioga, Delaware, and Chenango Counties.

BCC serves students from a single campus on Upper Front Street in Binghamton, New York, though some classes are taught in Owego, New York at a small classroom center. The campus' 15 buildings comprise 610,000 square feet (57,000 m2) of space, and feature recently upgraded athletic facilitites 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 2 year degree at BCC or hope to transfer to a 4 year school. The most intense courses they offer are of the Engineering or Computer Science classes which include the utmost skill in math and science.

Most Broome Community College students transfer to Binghamton University after their first 2 years.

College President: Dr. Drumm
Interim VP, Academic Affairs: Julie Peacock
Interim VP, Student Affairs: Nancy LaBarre
VP, Administrative and Financial Affairs: Grant Newton
Public Affairs Officer: Thomas VonGrisel III

Timeline

  • 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.

References

  1. ^ As of June 30, 2009. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2009 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2008 to FY 2009" (PDF). 2009 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. http://www.nacubo.org/Documents/research/2009_NCSE_Public_Tables_Endowment_Market_Values.pdf. Retrieved February 2, 2010. 

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