Monthly Archives: June 2016

Nick Menchyk, assistant professor in the Department of Urban Horticulture and Design and FSC’s resident turfgrass expert, is back from the 2016 U.S. Open golf championship in Oakmont, PA after volunteering as one of the ground’s crew (Nick appears at about 2:11).

Menchyk is a veteran of the Open, one of professional golf’s Big 3 tournaments, having worked the tourney at the same course in 2007. He also volunteered at the U.S.

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When news of the tragic shootings in Orlando reached the campus, many were affected.  But two people decided to do something: Audrey Krapf of Health and Wellness and Angela Jones of sociology.  With help from many, they organized a Candlelight Vigil with music, poetry, and healing words as well as a blood drive to meet the critical shortage of life-saving blood.

Long Island Blood Center reports that 53 people tried to donate (including a 1983 alumnus of our mechanical engineering technology program),

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Suffolk County Marathon on October 30, Patchogue

All are invited to run in the Catholic Health Services’ second annual Suffolk County Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k to support our veterans.

The race will start and end in  Patchogue Village, running through state parks and several communities along Suffolk County’s beautiful South Shore, including downtown Sayville, Bayport, Blue Point, and Oakdale.

More than 3,500 people from 25 states and four countries participated in the inaugural Suffolk race last year,

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Save the Date – Car Free Day will be held on Thursday, September 22

Last year, almost 3,000 Long Islanders pledged to be car free or car-lite, resulting in the avoidance of over 78,000 miles of driving and 39 tons of Co2 emissions.

Pledge to be ca free or car lite before July 1 for a chance to see the LI Comedy Festival at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson.

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Starting July 15, 2016

The scholarship page for the academic year 2016-17 will be available as of July 15, 2016. Applications will again be submitted through FSC’s online program with some of the scholarships having a deadline date of September 16, 2016.

Please check each individual scholarship deadline date, and that both of your recommendation letters are also submitted by that date.

You can obtain all the information you will need at  Academic Works.

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Thursday, June 23 at Roosevelt Hall; 7 p.m. for the Vigil and 2-8 p.m. for the Blood Drive
Activities will take place on the Great Lawn or inside Roosevelt Hall in case of rain.

The agenda for Thursday’s candlelight vigil in honor of those who lost their lives in the Orlando, Florida mass shooting includes:

  • A blood drive for survivors of the attack, to be held from 2 -8 p.m.,
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For the second year running, Professor Sarbjit “Sab” Singh, a member of the sport management department here at FSC, has been one of five judges for sports network ESPN’s 2nd Annual Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards.

The awards celebrate and honor leagues, teams, individuals, and members of the sporting community that are using the power of sport to make a positive impact on society.  The event will be held July 12 in Los Angeles,

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