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Month: May 2017

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Spring Commencement was Double Dynamite

May 30

FSC’s 98th Commencement – the largest in recent memory – saw more than 900 students receive degrees, and a roster of speakers that included honorary Doctor of Science recipients Stanley Bergman, CEO of Henry Schein, Inc. and former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin; New York Senator Charles Schumer; Valedictorian Brian Muff, and President John Nader. Commencement…

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New VP for Administration and Finance/CFO Arrives June 19

May 30

Gregory O’Connor has been named Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Farmingdale State College. He comes on board June 19 with many years’ experience in SUNY, having served in four different positions with the SUNY Research Foundation and, most recently, as Director of New Ventures. O’Connor has had an affiliation…

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FSC a “Clean Air Champion”

May 30

Farmingdale State College – in recognition of its efforts to reduce the campus community’s carbon footprint by promoting ridesharing, use of mass transit, bicycling and other means of alternative transportation – has been named a Clean Air Champion by 511NY Rideshare. The program is sponsored by the NYS Department of Transportation. FSC also holds an…

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Twenty One Campus Life Awards Given

May 30

This year 21 Campus Life Awards were distributed to a variety of students and their clubs and campus organizations. The awards are given to those who have shown dedication to campus life and the FSC community through involvement in campus activities.  See upcoming issues of Campus Times for photos of more winners. The winners and…

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FSC Awarded $10,000 Energy Grant

May 30

Professor  Marjaneh Issapour, director of the RESC, and  Instructional Support Specialist (RESC) Kivman Lee, have been awarded an Innovative Instruction Technology Grant of $10,000 for their renewable energy project. IITG is awarded for projects that demonstrate, communicate and replicate innovations that pair technology and pedagogy developed across SUNY. The purpose of the project – “Use…

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Campus Bookstore Manager Honored by Barnes & Noble

May 30

Roberta Mirro, manager of the Barnes & Noble Campus Center bookstore, has been honored by B&N with its annual Outstanding Campus Achievement Award. The award is given to one bookstore manager in each region of the country.  B&N has five regions, with nearly 800 stores. Click here for a video interview with Mirro.

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Substance Abuse Program Launches this Summer

May 30

Substance abuse on campus is going to get a cure, thanks to a $125,000  grant (renewable for five years) from the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. The award, announced by Assistant Dean of Students Frank Rampello, will fund an ambitious program that focuses on 18 to 24 year-olds and launches July 1.…

FSC In the News - May 30, 2017

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Get Ready for the Marcum Workplace Challenge

May 30

Tuesday, 7/25  Race starts at 7 p.m.  Jones Beach Marcum Workplace Challenge – a 3.5-mile run/walk followed by a full-blown BBQ. Dust off your sneakers and break out your workout clothes. Then you’ll be ready to join the 16th Anniversary Farmingdale Flyers Team. The Marcum Workplace Challenge is a fun event that has fosters fitness and…