John Zogby – presidential elections pollster, opinion leader, political pundit, columnist and best-selling author – will be talking up the power and potential of Millennials at his Inauguration Week lecture, “Our First Global Citizens: Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennials.”

The talk, based on his book First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing Our Millennial Generation, will be held Thursday, March 30, at 11 a.m. in the Roosevelt Hall Little Theater.

“First Globals”

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FSC’s  annual Alumni Awards Dinner has been scheduled for Thursday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Highlights of the event include the presentation of the Judith M. McEvoy Alumnus of the Year Award to Joe Egan ’70, President of the Alumni Association; and a Lifetime Achievement Award to retiring Senior Vice President/CFO George LaRosa.

The inauguration of President Nader – scheduled for the next day – will also be celebrated.

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A new six-session Remote (Drone) Pilot Certification Program is being offered at the Aviation Center beginning Saturday, April 15.

The program, which will meet six consecutive Saturdays from 9 a.m. – noon, is priced at $595. It will focus on the safe operation of drones in the National Airspace System and prepare students for the FAA certification exam that is required for licensure to operate a drone for commercial purposes.

This course will not teach students how to fly drones since the FAA does not require certified pilots to know how to fly a drone in order to be licensed.

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If you missed Canon Day last week, it’s still not too late to be thinking about a career or internship at one of Long Island’s premier companies.

Known internationally for its consumer, business-to-business, and industrial imaging solutions, Canon is always on the hunt for bright, young talent.  That’s why the company sent a recruiting team to FSC. Not only that, but the door is still open for those looking to work at one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2016.

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Come see a realistic mock crime scene investigation – from incriminating fingerprints and blood spatter, to meddling witnesses and evidence contamination – Thursday, 4/6, 5:55 –
8 p.m., Sinclair Hall Pit.

Led by Dr. David Byrne, Department of Criminal Justice, the mock crime scene is designed to engage the students by going beyond the one-way lecture and passive learning to a hands-on approach to enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students will utilize authentic investigative equipment to collect evidence,

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You know that FSC is home to the annual fall rally sponsored
by Car Free Day LI. Now 511NY Rideshare – in recognition of our  ongoing commitment to reduce our carbon footprint – has designated the campus a Clean Air Champion.

As a Clean Air Champion, we pledge to promote alternative transportation and provide tools to help you switch from driving alone to carpooling, vanpooling, taking transit, or biking to work. By trying a different commute,

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Tuesday, 3/28, 11 a.m.     Gleeson 102

Steven Kess, Vice President of Global Professional Relations for
Henry Schein, Inc. and co-founder of Henry Schein Cares, the company’s social responsibility program, will give an Inauguration Week talk on “Doing Well by Doing Good.”

Says Kess: “Since its founding 85 years ago, Henry Schein has been guided by the idea that we can fulfill our responsibilities as a corporate citizen by giving back to the industries and communities we serve.

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Thursday, 3/30, 11 a.m. – noon.    School of Business Room 124

Open to all School of Business students. Come learn from industry leaders offering their expertise, advice, and experience in operations and supply chain management.

Reserve your space here.

Print and post this flyer: Let’s Talk Business.

For more information, go to businessworkshops@farmingdale.edu or 631-794-6203.

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Tuesday, 3/28, 11 a.m.   Campus Center Ballroom C

This School of Business Research Colloquium features Professor Thomas Germano will discuss his studio practice, engaging in a body of works in the medium of drawing, painting, and watercolor. The timeline of projects will explore a number of studio works, influences, interpretation, and the working methodology of some of his more recent projects from 2012 through 2017.

Professor Germano has worked as a professional studio artist,

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Monday, 3/27, 6 p.m.    Campus Center Ballroom A

The PCM Honor Society (Lambda Pi Eta) welcomes alumnus George Resch ’06, who will discuss his forthcoming book, Happy is the New Rich.

Other topics on the agenda include a membership drive; T-shirt sale; fundraising; and community service: library read-out.

For more information, contact Professor Howard Gold, goldh@farmingdale.edu.



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Thursday, 3/30, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.    The Children’s Center

There are thousands of homeless men, women and children  on Long Island.  That’s why The Children’s Center is hosting a “Clothing and Essentials” drive.  You can help by cleaning out your closets for our neighbors in need.

Here’s what is most needed: Plus-size clothing, baby formula, diapers and clothing, non-perishable food, personal care items, school supplies, toiletries, new and gently used seasonal clothing,

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Thursday, 3/30, 10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.    Gleeson 102

AAIC Leadership Development Program presents “Self-Care 101: How to be a Healthy College Student.” Guest Speaker is Margaret Pettit, Academic Coordinator EOP / AAIC Academic Adviser. Come learn tips, techniques and enhanced soft skills to help you become a well-rounded leader.

Attendance and completion of a simple online assessment of four or more presentations during the 2016-2017 academic year will earn students a Certificate of Achievement for participation in the leadership development program.

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Tuesday, 4/4, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.    Campus Center Ballrooms A, B and C

The School of Business is hosting the NYS Business Plan Competition-Long Island Regionals, which will feature six FSC teams vying for cash prizes against entrepreneurs from Stony Brook, Hofstra and NYIT. Winners will go to the state finals in Albany, April 28.

The six teams/individuals competing in the Regionals were chosen from a group that pitched their product/service/technology at a campus-wide event last week.

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Monday, 3/27, 2 – 9 p.m.     Chipotle Mexican Grill, 901 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale

Make dinner a selfless act by joining a fundraiser to support the FSC chapter of the Golden Key International Honor Society.

All you have to do is eat at Chipotle Monday, 3/27, between 2 – 9 p.m. Print and bring with you the flyer below, show it on your smartphone, or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to ensure that 50% of your bill is donated to Golden Key International Honor Society.

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Tuesday, 4/11, 10:50 a.m.    Hale Hall Room 139

Come and learn about the Interaction Design bachelor’s program that debuts this fall. Interaction Design focuses on human behavior and user experience in the design and development of web sites, mobile devices (such as smartphones and tablets) and exhibit design, among other things. Interaction Design – a combination of visual design and technology – focuses on people and how they interact with the world around them.

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First it was Privateer Pete. This week Ram-bo rolled over New Paltz’s Hugo the Hawk, on his way to the Mascot Madness title. This round it’s Tripp the Thunderwolf from Niagara County Community College.

Voting for Round 3 opened last Friday, and ends at 4 p.m. today (3/27). You can cast your vote every 12 hours, from as many email addresses as you have. You can also recruit family, friends, co-workers, etc. to vote too. 

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Friday, 3/31, 11 a.m. (Please be seated by 10:30 a.m.)  Nold Athletic Complex

The inauguration of President Nader is nearly upon us. For those of who plan to process, regalia is ready for pickup at the Campus Center bookstore. Hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. After the ceremony, faculty and staff should return regalia to Nold 102.

To help get you in the mood for the ceremony,

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