Monthly Archives: August 2016

Last week, President John Nader joined more than 40 FSC students and staff from Systems Administration to help fill backpacks needed by victims of domestic violence.

More than 3,500 backpacks were filled at the PGA’s Barclays golf tournament and taken to The Safe Center in Bethpage for distribution to those who often leave their home with nothing except what they are wearing.

Launched in the spring, the SUNY Title IX Coordinators Association (STIXCA) launched its Got Your Back campaign,

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A packed house of faculty, staff, board members and student leaders filled Roosevelt Hall last week for Fall Convocation – the first hosted by FSC’s new president, Dr. John S. Nader.  A mutual admiration society was forged immediately, as President Nader – with a mix of passion and humor – connected quickly with those in the room.

The theme of the event was “Powered by Optimism” – the philosophy President Nader has espoused since he first set foot on campus. 

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RAM shuttle bus

The College is pleased to announce the availability of a new courtesy shuttle that will travel from the front of Laffin Hall to the Farmingdale LIRR train station and the FSC Aviation Center, and back.  The shuttle is wheelchair-accessible and air conditioned. The service begins on Monday, August 29.

More than 9,000 students are expected on campus this fall. Traffic will be heavy, so faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to consider taking alternative transportation such as the LIRR.

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Thursday, 9/ 29: Workshop; Tuesday, 10/25: Business Pitches; Tuesday, 11/29: Business Pitches; BUSC Room 315, from 10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

Kick-start Your Business Ideas
Bring us your awesome ideas, and pitch them to the professionals at Farmingdale’s version of Shark Tank. Do you have a business idea? Unsure of how to develop your idea? Join us for the  Kick-Start Your Business Ideas workshops, and learn how to make a business pitch.

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Scholarships for 2016-2017. Apply by September 16, 2016

Scholarship applications are still being accepted for the academic year 2016-2017. Applications should 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 and a copy of your transcript are also submitted by that date.

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

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Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. through September
Campus Commons – Small Business Development Center

Just a reminder……..

The Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a food drive for Long Island Cares, The Harry Chapin Food Bank. Boxes for this drive will be located in the SBDC office in the Campus Commons Building (behind the Campus Center) during August and September.

Items needed include canned meats,

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Tuesday, 9/27 from 11 a.m. – noon BUSC Room 113
Let’s Talk Business: Ask Michelle About Internships

Business Management & Global Business majors who are interested in Business Internships for college credit are urged to attend this Information Session, and apply for BUS379/479.

Program Application Deadlines:

  • Spring Semester: December 5, 2016
  • Summer Semester: April 5, 2017

Students must attend one information session as part of the application process.

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