A second six-session Remote (Drone) Pilot Certification Program is being offered at the Aviation Center at Farmingdale beginning Saturday, September 9.

The program, which will meet six consecutive Saturdays from 9 a.m. – noon, is priced at $595. It will focus on the safe operation of drones in the National Airspace System, and prepare students for the FAA certification exam that is required for
licensure to operate a drone for commercial purposes.

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The New York State Mentoring Program, the nation’s first state-wide, school-based one-to-one mentoring program to prevent school dropout, is looking for volunteers for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Why mentor? Because you can help children succeed despite overwhelming personal, economic and social obstacles. Mentoring outcomes include greater participation in school, improved attendance, higher graduation and college admission rates and better overall performance.

Steve Campbell, director of Academic Camps Academy, mentored a fourth grader last school year at Maplewood Middle School in South Huntington,

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Scholarship applications for the spring 2018 semester are being accepted starting July 1.

Applications should be submitted through FSC’s online program, Academic Works. If you have already submitted your application for the fall 2017 semester, please update your application and be sure to apply for any new scholarships you may be eligible for. Most of the spring scholarships have a deadline date of October 1, 2017, but be sure to check the deadline date for each scholarship.

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Farmingdale has been awarded a chapter of the Order of the Sword and Shield.

A coup for the Department of Security Systems and Law Enforcement Technology, the Order of the Sword and Shield is the first and only academic and professional honor society dedicated exclusively to homeland security, intelligence, emergency management, and all protective security disciplines. The mission of the Society is to promote critical thinking, high scholarship and professional development;

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