Kids at The Children’s Center are getting a leg up in our multi-cultural world by being taught Spanish by FSC students. Toddlers, Pre-School and Pre-K children are learning a second language, in a program that’s run in conjunction with FSC’s Department of Modern Languages.

And, says Stacey Albitz, director of The Children’s Center, it is the only project of its kind on Long Island.

The program had a soft launch last spring semester,

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Thursday, 10/26, 11 a.m. – noon     Campus Center Ballroom A

Tesla, champion of the electric car, will have representatives on campus to speak to students about internship and employment opportunities.  Learn more about the new partnership between Tesla and FSC’s automotive technology department. Students from all majors are welcome.

RSVP to Erin Gates, or call 631-794-6292.

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Wednesday, 11/8   6:30 p.m. Reception , 7 p.m. Film,
8 p.m. Panel Discussion/Q&A      Roosevelt Hall Little Theater

Come see a free screening of Ocean Frontiers III. This
hopeful film explores the challenges at the
heart of ocean conservation and development, presenting solutions from a range of people who are leading the way to a healthy and sustainable ocean future. Participate in the post-film conversation and learn how to get involved.

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Tuesday, 10/31, beginning at 10:30 a.m.    See below for locations

The cutest kids on campus – direct from the Children’s Center – will be parading their Halloween costumes on Halloween day.

The parade begins at 10:30 a.m., and will include stops at Whitman Hall (ETA 10:45 a.m.); Gleeson Hall (ETA 10:55 a.m.); Campus Center (ETA 11:05 a.m.); Horton Hall (ETA 11:15 a.m.) and University Police (ETA 11:25 a.m.).

Actual times may vary due to little legs!

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Tuesday, 11/15, 6 – 8 p.m.     Hale Hall Room 226

Know talented high school artists? If yes, tell them to bring their passion, talent and ambition – along with their best work – to have their portfolio evaluated by FSC’s art and graphic design professionals.

Registration is free; email name, address and school to yolanda.segarra@farmingdale.edu, subject: PortfolioFest.

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Thursday, 10/19, 11 a.m.     Campus Center Bookstore

FSC faculty are invited to “Mingle with Muffins,” an event that will be both tasty and informative. Come for the beverages and home-baked goodies, and stay for hands-on demos of Faculty Enlight, and the seamless integration on Blackboard. Also, get a head start and place your Intersession 2018 and Spring 2018 textbook requests.  And don’t forget to sign up for the raffles.

For a look at products and apparel sold at the bookstore,

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Thursdays, 11 a.m.     Ram Nation Radio

Just a reminder that Campus Times has partnered with Ram Nation Radio to bring you “Around the Dale” – the program that features the latest in campus events, and announcements about things important to you. Listen to Ram Nation Radio.

“Around the Dale” also includes an interview segment, where we chat with professors, administrators, students, alumni and more.

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Whether it’s sports, campus happenings, pop culture, interviews or your favorite music, Ram Nation Radio has a program for you. Here’s the list of what’s broadcasting this semester. Tune in now!

  • Monday, 9:15 – 10 a.m. – Alyssa Chirico highlights the latest pop culture news.
  • Tuesday, 11:10 a.m. – noon – Dan Roller hosts a round table discussion about everything New York sports. Call 631-420-2219 to join the conversation.
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Farmingdale State’s athletic department is introducing
a new program for fans of the 2017-18 men’s basketball team, called the Rams Den Booster Club. For a $50 donation, you get food and drink, a behind-the-scenes look at four home games and an FSC basketball T-shirt.

The Rams Den is located in Nold Athletic Complex. Doors open 90 minutes before game time. The fun begins with food and refreshments, followed by a pre-game talk with Coach Brendan Twomey. 

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This is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s the 10th year of the “Shine the Light on Domestic Violence” campaign, coordinated by the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence.

Each year organizations, communities and individuals across the state “go purple” – the color of domestic violence awareness – by lighting buildings, wearing purple and doing creative activities incorporating the color purple. SUNY has been a partner in the campaign,

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The merger of the Long Island Business Hall of Fame Gala
and the Farmingdale Alumni Association Awards Dinner has resulted in FSC’s first President’s Gala.

The event will take place Wednesday, November 8, 6 – 10 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury.

The Gala – which will become an annual event – is co-sponsored by  the Farmingdale College Foundation and the Farmingdale College Alumni Association.


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High Achievers

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Three professors in the Department of Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology were honored recently by the Long Island Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, for their presentation on the Reid Technique of Interviewing and Interrogation.

Dr. Brian Kelly, Dr. Michelle Miranda and Professor Dave Panetta led a discussion titled “Reid it or Not: A Case Study in the Perception of Deception Detection Techniques in Public and Private Sectors.” Dr. Kelly won a Best Paper Award for the paper on which the discussion was based.

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