Monthly Archives: September 2017

The just-released 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges survey ranks Farmingdale as one of the best regional colleges in the north. Among all public colleges in the north region, Farmingdale placed 7th – two spots higher than last year’s rankings.

In addition, when compared to both public and private colleges in the north, FSC placed in the Top Twenty (#15). Farmingdale also ranked well in the Diversity Index, Best Colleges for Veterans,

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Tuesday, 9/26, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.     Campus Center Ballroom

Attend the annual fall Study Abroad Fair and find out about the many study abroad programs available to you. As a bonus there will be raffles, giveaways and refreshments.

For more information call the Office of International Education and Programs, 631-794-6362, or adamcza@farmingdale.edu.

Please print and post this flyer: Study Abroad Fair.

 

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Led by President Nader, Alumni Relations Director Michelle Johnson, and Alumni Association President Joe Egan, more than 60 FSC alumni, staff, friends and family recently attended a Long Island Ducks game at Bethpage Ball Park.

The night out at America’s favorite pastime was organized by Alumni Relations, which has made this an annual event. The Ducks lost the game, but our group had a ball, eating hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy, waving banners and watching the fireworks display after the game.

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Assistant Professor Brian O’Keefe and five Visual Communications students specializing in Interaction Design went to Edinburgh, Scotland this past summer to participate in an intensive five-day “Blended Spaces” workshop at Edinburgh Napier University.

The students – Julius Capio, Jean Chang, Zohal Azimi, Kim Gentry and Genevieve Quiban – also attended the Designing Interactive Systems Conference, where they rubbed elbows with Interaction Design researchers, practitioners and academics. Professor O’Keefe chaired the workshops.

At the conference,

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The fall fundraiser for the Golden Key International Honor Society is on now and runs through November 10. Like last year, Golden Key is raising money by selling Yankee Candles at this special website. Proceeds help sponsor Golden Key activities on campus, such as the New Member Recognition event and professional development workshops.

Visit the website to browse the online catalog and purchase gifts from your home, office or dorm room.

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Saturday, 9/23, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.     Sustainable Garden Kiosk at the Teaching Gardens

Our campus bees have been hard at work at the Department of Urban Horticulture and Design’s Teaching Gardens, producing gobs of honey. Now that the honey has been bottled, it will be for sale at the Kiosk of the Sustainable Garden on the 23rd. The price for a one-pound jar is $12 (cash only). All proceeds assist the department’s efforts to keep building  the Sustainable Garden.

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