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grant award

FSC has received nearly $975,000 in grants from SUNY’s Performance Improvement Fund.

The funding will be applied to six projects, ranging from the new Nexus Center to Medical Laboratory Technology.

“This funding will help Farmingdale advance our work in the area of applied learning, expand our capacity for program delivery, meet programmatic challenges, and develop academic programs in areas
designated as high needs,” said Dr. Laura Joseph,
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Before I Die wall

The LIEOC at FSC has created an inspirational event for the campus community that will involve FSC in a global art project in which students, faculty and staff can write their life goals and dreams on chalkboard “walls.”

The installation will be at Hooper Hall, Tuesday, 12/12 through Friday, 12/15.

The project – “Before I die I want to…” – originated in New Orleans, where artist Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard,

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protest sign

Remember 1968? If you do, you’ll recall it was the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy; nationwide protests about everything from the Vietnam War to the second-class treatment of women; communes and long hair; The Beatles’ “White Album”; Black Power, and the first successful heart transplant.

Dr. Beverly Kahn, professor of political science, recently spoke about ’68 in her presentation, “The New Left in America and Europe: Challenges to Authority in Both Theory and Action.”

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Events

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Tuesday, 1/2, 12:30 p.m.     Nold Athletic Complex

No sooner will you have finished your New Year’s celebration when it will be time to party all over again. This time it will be court-side at Nold, where the Rams men’s basketball team will take on Skyline Conference opponent Sarah Lawrence. Tip-off is 1 p.m.

The occasion is Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day, sponsored by the FSC Athletic Department.

Beginning at 12:30 p.m.,

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start up business.

Thursday & Friday, 1/4 & 1/5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
School of Business Rooms 215, 218, 221 & Roosevelt Hall Multipurpose Room

Business plan presentations and a trade show will be happening simultaneously. At the School of Business, students from across Long Island will showcase their business presentations to industry professionals.

At the trade show in Roosevelt Hall, student entrepreneurs will demonstrate their products and services.

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christmas tree

Thursday, 12/14, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.     LIEOC Hempstead office, 269 Fulton Avenue

LIEOC is taking its annual holiday party to the Hempstead office this year, but only the location has changed. There will still be the same fun, food and festivities as with every party they host.

Here’s what to expect:

  • Fabulous food
  • VizTech artist Charlie, airbrushing T-shirts
  • Sounds of the Season by DJ Bobby
  • Grab bag –
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Friday, 12/15, 6 – 8 p.m.     Roosevelt Hall Little Theater

The LIEOC Awards & Pinning Ceremony recognizes Allied Health students that have successfully completed their coursework during the Fall 2017 semester. They are pinned according to their discipline: CNA, EMT, Pharmacy Technician and Physical Therapy Aide. Students are also awarded a Certificate of Participation for their community service work during the semester.

Print Awards and Pinning Ceremony and post.

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Announcements

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FSC is seeking nominations for the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in the Classified Service for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The award was created by SUNY to recognize classified employees, in a manner similar to faculty and professional employees, for excellence and superior service to our students and the community at large. Award recipients personify professional excellence and serve as role models for the State University of New York community –To Learn, To Search,

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tutoring

The Tutoring Center is recruiting peer tutors
for the Spring 2018 semester.

All tutoring positions are paid, starting at $11 per hour and require a weekly time commitment of at least four hours. Peer tutors have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA; have completed and received an A or A- in the course(s) you wish to tutor; and a faculty recommendation form submitted by one of your professors.

The ideal peer tutor is responsible,

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rave-logo

With winter approaching, this reminder on weather
and other emergencies is for all faculty, students and staff .

In the event of a cancellation or delay of classes or activities, pertinent information and announcements are distributed in the following ways:

RAVE text and email*
■ Campus-wide email
■ Home page of the FSC website
■ FSC’s social media accounts: facebook.com/farmingdale

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toy giraffe

Through Wednesday, 12/13
Whitman Hall, Laffin Hall, Horton Hall, Roosevelt Hall

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve has partnered with FSC to provide toys to underprivileged children. Join the effort by bringing a new, unwrapped toy. Please do not bring stuffed animals, war toys or movies.

For more information, click Toys for Tots. Email or call barbara.kaplan@farmingdale.edu or 631-420-2325.

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High Achievers

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Angelika Swantek, a graduate of the urban horticulture and design program, has been named a Consulting Rosarian by the American Rose Society, for her expertise in roses.

Her award says: “This designation is made in recognition of a knowledge of roses and rose culture and a willingness to enthusiastically foster the aims an purpose of the Society by sharing that
knowledge with others whenever possible.”

Says Angelika: “I’m very happy that the wonderful professors at Farmingdale State College got me started on my path to gardening,

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