Monthly Archives: October 2017

Interaction Design

Thursday, 11/2, 11 a.m.      School of Business Room 121B

“Mixed Reality Experiences: Interaction Design for augmented and virtual reality products and services” is a presentation by Dr. Brian O’Keefe, visual communications department.

The event is part of the School of Business Research Colloquium series.

For more information, email or call 631-794-6208.

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Italy map

Thursday, 11/2, 11 a.m. – noon     AAIC Conference Room, Greenley Library lower level

Always wanted to visit Italy? Then this information session on spring 2018 travel is for you. All you have to do is enroll in POL 273 – Italian Politics and Society, and/or ART 242 – Renaissance Art History, and you’re on your way.

Both courses will meet on Fridays during spring semester, and you will travel to Italy for 10 days during the spring break in mid-March.

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Diane Kazanecki Kempter

Diane Kazanecki Kempter, Director of Student Financial Services, spoke recently about the state’s Excelsior Scholarship free-tuition program at a college financing seminar sponsored by Newsday.

Still something of a mystery to some parents and students, she provided a comprehensive presentation on the intricacies of the first-of-its-kind program.

Kazanecki Kempter told the audience how fortunate New Yorkers are to have the scholarship available to SUNY and CUNY students. She said the state expects more than 200,000 students to take advantage of Excelsior,

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crime scene tape

Forensic evidence in solving crimes has been a primary plot point in TV police shows ever since CSI:Crime Scene Investigation hit the airwaves 17 years ago. Now it’s your turn to view a realistic mock crime scene investigation, featuring incriminating fingerprints, blood splatter, curious bystanders, evidence contamination and more.

Led by Dr. David Byrne, Department of Criminal Justice, and students from CRJ201/Criminalistics, the interactive “crime scene” is designed to engage  students by going beyond lectures to a hands-on experience.

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Dr. Jill O’Sullivan, associate professor in the computer systems department, has been named a Top 50 Woman by Long Island Business News.

Says the newspaper: “Top 50 honorees always make a profound difference on the lives of Long Islanders.”

Dr. O’Sullivan is advisor to the student 3D Print Club. Most recently, she is in partnership with Infor to bring important training to FSC students.


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Let’s send out 11/24 – unless bad weather threatens.

With winter approaching, this important reminder is for all faculty, students and staff on weather and other emergencies.

In the event of a cancellation or delay in classes or activities, pertinent information and announcements are distributed in the following ways:

  • Campus-wide e-mail
  • RAVE text and email*
  • Home page of the FSC website
  • The college’s social media accounts:,
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Thursday, 11/2, 11:10 a.m.     Ram Nation Radio

Tune in to Ram Nation Radio this Thursday for an interview with Jennifer Bove, president of FSC’s Rambassadors – a group of elite students who are the “face of Farmingdale.” They  help with student recruitment (leading tours at Open House and Accepted Student Day) and are on the front lines of interacting with students, faculty, administration, alumni and the Long Island community.

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