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Recruiting representatives from E.W. Howell, GEICO, Michael Kors, MTA-Long Island Railroad, and Endeavor Air will be there, along with recruiters from more than 50 other companies and organizations. The question is: will you be there?

Well, if you’re a student or alumnus looking for a full-time or part-time job, or internship opportunity, then the Spring Job Fair is the place to be. It’s taking place Tuesday, 3/27, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.,

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Monday, 4/16 – Meatless Monday for Earth Week 2018

How might the world change if everyone were to
consume 14% less meat? That’s the idea behind Meatless Monday. Not only is going meatless one day a week helpful in reducing your risk of chronic preventable diseases, it also helps reduce your global footprint.

The meat industry uses a vast amounts of precious resources, like fossil fuels and water.

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start up business.

Wednesday, 4/4, 9 a.m. – noon    Campus Center Ballrooms B and C

The NYS Business Plan Competition is an
annual entrepreneurship event sponsored by the School of Business. The goal is to encourage FSC student entrepreneurs to think “Shark Tank,” and then provide them with tools and resources to help develop their fledgling ventures. The event is open to students of all disciplines.

Students will compete at the campus level for funding and an opportunity to advance to the Long Island regionals,

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Thursday, 3/29, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.     Campus Center Ballroom A

Come meet the Canon USA team, and learn about the Insights Summer Internship Program and full-time positions for graduates.

Internship opportunities include database marketing, analytics and market research; retail marketing; accounting; and human resources. Full-time job options include IT analyst associate and technical engineer specialist.

You may also sign up for a showroom tour at Canon USA headquarters and watch product demonstrations.

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Dr. Travis Holloway

Tuesday, 4/3, 10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.     Knapp Hall University Club

Dr. Travis Holloway, assistant professor of philosophy, will lecture on neoliberalism. All are welcome.

Political philosophers in Europe began warning in the late 1970s that a new and relatively obscure economic theory, neoliberalism, would undermine representative government and the public’s trust in it. Unlike laissez-faire or liberal economic theory — a “leave us alone” strategy in which the state does not interfere with private enterprise — advocates of “neoliberalism” argue that governments should use the resources of the state to assist the market directly and employ the market to direct or oversee the resources of the state.

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Thursday, 4/12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.     Sinclair Hall Pit

Suffolk County Police Officer Michael Umbarila will be on campus to answer your questions about becoming a police officer. He will also provide information about upcoming tests for the Suffolk County Police Department.

The session is sponsored by the Criminal Justice program. For more information, email criminaljustice@farmingdale.edu


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FSC mascot Ram-bo

Round 1 of Mascot Madness is over, and the winner is Ram-bo.

He made it to the second round by roping and tying The Mustang, Morrisville’s mascot. This week it’s Wolfie, from Stony Brook.

Voting for Round 2 is in full swing, and continues through Wednesday, 3/21 at 4 p.m. You can vote once every 24 hours, from as many email addresses as you have. You can also recruit family, friends,

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Need a Job sign

Residence Life is looking for a new team of student leaders. If you want to become a  campus leader, are looking for a resume builder, or want to decrease your student-loan debt after graduation, being a Resident Assistant might be for you.

Applications are being taken through Friday, 4/6. Information sessions begin Monday, 3/26 with the “Coffee with an RA” program, and continue throughout the week.

For more information on the process,

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Beth Giacummo inflatable art

Beth Giacummo, director of FSC’s Memorial Gallery, is showing her inflatable sculptures at a one-woman show at Iona College, through March 28.

The exhibit – “Hormonamalies: Interactive Inflatable Sculpture” – is interactive. It visually translates the function and/or underproduction of hormones specifically associated with physical traits that distinguish women and men, and play a vital role in their development as individuals, and their relationships.

Hormones explored in this installation include Oxytocin,

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concert performance

If you’ve wondered what’s going on in the construction space between Thompson Hall and the Campus Center, wonder no more. An amphitheater is going up.

Check it out: Amphitheater rendering

“We see this location as a multi-use facility,” said Dr. Tom Corti, vice president for student affairs. “The venue provides space for open-air performances such as comedy shows, small theater productions, open forums and concerts. It also may be used for town hall meetings and pep rallies,

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High Achievers

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The 2018 U.S. Small Business Administration New York District Office’s Excellence and Innovation Award goes to FSC’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

“I am so proud to have us recognized and honored for the work we do for the small business community on Long Island,” said Erica Chase-Gregory, SBDC regional director. “Our people go above and beyond each day to ensure our small business clients have the support and resources they need to reach their goals.

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Italy map

Professors Thomas Germano (Visual Communications) and Dr. Beverly Kahn (Political Science) have just published a paper titled “Exploring Italy: A Powerful International Applied Learning Experience Offered by Farmingdale State College” in SUNY’s newsletter of applied learning.

The article was written about a 10-day spring break trip with 25 students to Rome, Florence and Siena, where, according to the article, “the idea was to blend Machiavelli and Michelangelo, Garibaldi and Giotto, Cavour and Caravaggio,

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Logo for the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

Four students, representing the mathematics and visual communications departments, are headed to SUNY Oneonta next month to present their research at the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC).

SURC brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations (oral, performance, artistic displays, and poster), luncheon with keynote speakers, a SUNY Graduate School and Career Fair, and professional development workshops for students and faculty.

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American Spirit magazine

Dr. Daniel S. Marrone, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor and retired member of the business management faculty, as been named contributing editor of American Spirit, Magazine of the National Daughters of the American Revolution.

Dr. Marrone has published 10 articles in American Spirit, the most recent being about Elizabeth Annesley Lewis, wife of Francis Lewis, one of the four New York signers of the Declaration of Independence. Mrs. Lewis was captured by the British after American patriots were defeated at the Battle of Long Island,

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