SUNY Broome Community College is starting its Spring 2020 semester.

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Officials say as of January 24, 4,253 students were enrolled at BCC.  Just over half those students, 58.4%, are from Broome County, 37.6% from elsewhere in New York State, 3.3% from out of state and .7% from outside the United States.

66.9% of students are traditional, taking classes on-campus. 17.3% are combining physical classes in the Town of Dickinson with online courses while 15.8% are signed up to get their education exclusively online.

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A big highlight this semester will be the opening of the Culinary and Event Center in Binghamton.  The $21.5 million facility in the re-claimed former Carnegie Library in Downtown Binghamton is to officially open in April.