Monthly Archives: December 2016

Saturday, 1/21/17. Bus leaving at 5 a.m.

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at FSC is organizing a bus from campus to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday, January 21, 2017.*

Buses will leave from the Campus Center at 5 a.m. and return at 11 p.m.  A $43.19 ticket includes round-trip bus fare and gratuity for the driver. There is also an anonymous sponsorship program for those who would like to donate a seat to someone who cannot afford to purchase a ticket.

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books

More than 400 books have been collected by the FSC chapter of Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honor Society for a new library in Ghana, West Africa.

Twenty-seven boxes of books are being sent to Besease, a poor rural community in the Ashanti region of Ghana.  The project, which ran 12 weeks and ended this month, was a campus-wide effort that included Chi Alpha Epsilon students and adviser Gene Peters, in addition to the staff of FSC’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).

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There is no greater advocate for FSC freshman than Dr. Beverly Kahn, and now, in recognition of her work on their behalf, she is receiving the Outstanding First-Year Student Advocacy Award from the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina.

Dr. Kahn is the only winner from a New York State academic institution.  She was nominated for the honor by Acting Provost and VP for Academic Affairs,

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FSC’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) was honored recently with a Certificate of Excellence by the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery for its outstanding work in helping get small businesses devastated by Super Storm Sandy and Hurricane Irene back on their feet.

The SBDC’s years-long effort produced these results:

  • Assisted 1,212 small businesses
  • 668 clients received more than $43 million in funding
  • 4,056 jobs saved and 130 jobs created

“Thanks to our dedicated staff,

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This is an exciting program for faculty development, scholarly activity and networking. Summer Network Seminars will be held June 12-16, 2017 at NYU. Applications are due February 6, 2017.

For information, visit the Faculty Resource Network website.    Please print and post this flyer: Faculty Resource Network

More information is available from Jeff Gaab, (631) 420-2467; gaabjs@farmingdale.edu

 

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Applications are now being taken for job openings next spring semester at the Student Activities Office and Campus Center.  Information Desk positions will be available at the Campus Center; Ram’s Den Room Supervisor and Office Assistant/Receptionist jobs at student activities.  All jobs  pay $10.75 per hour.

Apply for these positions at the Ram Central website.

Information Desk, Campus Center:
Hours of operation Mon.

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