Monthly Archives: January 2017

You wouldn’t have recognized her from the movie, Hidden Figures. But the character played by Taraji Henson (star of TV’s Empire) is based on Dr. Katherine G. Johnson, who graced the Farmingdale campus in 1998 when she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the State University of New York.

Katherine Johnson, as a member of NASA, is the woman whose mathematical prowess produced the trajectory for Alan Shepard,

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Message from the Office of the Acting Provost

The following are FSC’s current child protection policies and procedures for events and activities that take place in the presence of children. All of the following may be found on the FSC Intranet. It is important for the entire campus to be aware of, and follow, the procedures as presented.

The items below are clickable for ease of access.  You must first log on to the FSC Intranet in order to read/print these documents.

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2/8, 3/22, and 5/8 at 11 a.m.; 4/18  at 5 p.m.  University Club, Knapp Hall

Faculty and staff are invited to the following events planned by the University Club this semester:

  • Wednesday, February 8 – Heart Health
  • Wednesday, March 22 – North Fork Potato Chips
  • Tuesday, April 18 – Paint Night after work
  • Monday, May 8 – Wildflowers

Membership dues are $50 per year or $25 per semester. 

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The Department of Business Management in the School of Business is holding information sessions this semester for Business Management and Global Business majors seeking internships (BUS 379/479) for the summer and fall semesters.

The information sessions will be held in School of Business Room 113.  Prospective interns must attend one session as part of the application process. The sessions are scheduled for:

  • 3/21 – 11 a.m. – noon
  • 3/22 –
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The RAM Shuttle to the LIRR stop in the Village of Farmingdale and to FSC’s Aviation Center – which was launched to great acclaim last semester – is back on the road for the new semester. For hours of operation and pickup/drop off points, see the Shuttle’s webpage.

The shuttle – which is wheelchair accessible – is open to students, faculty, staff and alumni, Monday through Friday only.

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Kevin Murphy is the new director of the Health and Wellness Center, where he has been Assistant Director for the last 15 months. Kevin takes over from long-time director Audrey Krapf, who retired in December.

“I am excited to continue my career at Farmingdale State College by building upon the strong foundation of quality programs that have been traditionally offered at the Health and Wellness Center,” says Murphy. “I am looking forward to continuing our relationships with other departments on campus,

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