Monthly Archives: August 2015

Most people around campus know him as Dr. Mike Canders, aviation professor and director of the Aviation Center.  But to the 161 people he and his team from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing rescued 10 years ago in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he is Colonel Michael Canders, Commander of the 106th.

At the time, Dr. Canders and his group were stationed in Westhampton Beach,

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The expanded Fall 2015 Convocation consisted of an abbreviated presentation by President Keen, including a welcome to the more than 75 new faculty and staff, announcement of 19 promotions and recognition of our 10 College Foundation and Chancellor’s Award recipients.

College Council Chair Patricia Hill Williams, who will chair the Presidential Search Committee, described the committee’s composition and announced that it will be in place for the September 16 meeting with Chancellor Zimpher.

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WHAT:    Spirit Day
WHEN:   Thursday, September 3 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WHERE:  Campus Center
DETAILS: FSC’s own Rambassadors will be hosting SPIRIT DAY.
You can:

  • get FREE popcorn
  • win fun FSC pride giveaways
  • take pictures in our photo booth
  • be a part of the FSC Pride Photo
  • receive 25% off FSC t-shirts at the bookstore
  • meet Ram-bo and other FSC students

Make sure to show your school pride by wearing Green and White.

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WHAT:    Information Sessions
WHO:      Senior Students
WHERE: Whitman Hall
DETAILS: What will you seniors do after graduation? Consider Fulbright Scholarships for study, research or teaching abroad.

  • Wednesday, Aug 26 from 2 – 2:50 p.m. Rm 123
  • Thursday, Aug 27 from 1 – 1:50 p.m. Rm 123
  • Tuesday, Sept 1 from 11 – 11:50 p.m. Rm 245
  • Tuesday, Sept 1 from 3:05 – 3:55 p.m.
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Information Sessions for recruiting students for two internships
Tuesdays ~ 9/1, 9/3, 9/8 from 3:05-4:20 p.m.
School of Business Building Conference Room 113

  • Stipend of $4,900-$5,000 for the Spring 2016 undergraduate semester
  • Full semester of ACADEMIC CREDIT
  •  ALL MAJORS and ALL SCHOOLS are encouraged to apply
  • Excellent networking and career building opportunity
  • Applications are available now through the Dean’s Office.
  • Please note,
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The Dental Hygiene program at FSC is bragging – again. Thirty-eight grads with associate degrees recently took the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination – and 38 passed! This is the fourth year in a row our students had a 100% pass rate. The test is their final step toward qualifying for a license.
“Kudos to our faculty for their hard work and dedication to the success of our students,” says Maureen Tsokris, chair of the dental hygiene department.

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The Farmingdale Flyers – the FSC employee team that has competed in the Marcum Challenge charity race for the last 14 years – placed high in the rankings at this year’s event. In the 3.5-mile event for runners, joggers, and walkers, the Farmingdale men’s team placed fifth, the women placed 17th out of 79 teams, and the mixed group beat nearly 20 other teams to take the 22nd spot.

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