Monthly Archives: November 2017

Interactive installation images.

For the first time ever, urban design/horticulture students in Professor Stevie Famulari’s Plans I class will install two-part interactive installation in the Campus Center Study Lounge. 

The installation will take place beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, November 20.

Both installations, “Free Your Words” and “The Unseen Colors of the Visible Light Spectrum” are built of fire-retardant paper and designed to be uniquely interactive with the campus community.

“The Unseen Colors of the Visible Light Spectrum”

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saturn's rings

Dr. Ned Douglass, chair of Science,
Technology & Society and assistant professor of physics, has been awarded a $62K grant to observe X-ray radiation from cosmic sources. He will do his research on NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory – considered one of the space agency’s “Great Observatories,” along with the Hubble Space Telescope and he doesn’t need to leave his office.

Dr. Douglass, who is also an astronomer, studies galaxy clusters –

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toy giraffe

Through Wednesday, 12/13     Whitman Hall, Laffin Hall, Horton Hall, Roosevelt Hall

The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve has partnered with FSC to provide toys to underprivileged children. Join the effort by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to one of the locations above. Please do not bring stuffed animals, war toys or movies.

For more information, click Toys for Tots, email or call barbara.kaplan@farmingdale.edu;

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food donation

Wednesday, 11/15 – Friday, 12/1     Greenley Library

Library late fees piling up? Here’s how to reduce them and do a good deed.

Bring pre-packaged, unopened food in cans, boxes or plastic jars to the library Circulation Desk for a late-fee reduction of $2 per each item donated. Please do not bring glass containers, perishables, or damaged or expired goods. All donations will go to Island Harvest, the Long Island food bank.

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Business woman

Tuesday, 11/14, 10:50 a.m. – noon     School of Business, Room 218

The Act Local and Think Global Approach of Building Business Professionals is a presentation by Dr. Mengsteab Tesfayohannes-Beraki, business management department. He will present his research on training business leaders.

The event is an Applied Economics Research Seminar.

For more information, Richard.weber@farmingdale.edu; 631-794-6102.

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paycheck

NYS Payroll Online, a new service available through the SUNY HR Portal beginning Tuesday, November 14, will allow you to do the following:

  • Opt out of receiving paper pay statements or direct deposit advices (receipts)
  • View and print your pay statements
  • Change your tax withholding
  • View and print current and prior-year Form W-2
  • Update your email address

Opt out of receiving paper pay stubs/direct deposit advices by December 15 for a chance to win a Yeti cooler and gift cards.

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