Announcements

As usual, fall Convocation will be held the Thursday before classes begin, so mark Thursday, August 24 on your calendar.

President Nader’s remarks will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Roosevelt Hall Little Theater.

A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room, so come early to catch up with friends and colleagues.

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The 2017 SUNY Diversity Conference – “Engaging Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity in the Classroom, Campus and Community” – will be held  November 29 – December 1 at the Albany Marriott.

The conference will leverage SUNY investments in student success and diversity while exploring best practices in recruitment and retention of students, faculty, and staff within the domain of higher education. State University faculty (full-time and contingent), administrators and staff are invited to attend.

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FSC has announced the eighth Athletics Hall of Fame induction class. To meet the honorees, plan to attend the Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday, September 22 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom.

Admission is $30.  To register contact Ryan Williams in Nold Hall Rm. 210. Payment by check (made out to Farmingdale State College) or cash only. For more information contact Ryan at williar@farmingdale.edu or call 631-420-2699.

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Wednesday, 9/20, 11 a.m. – noon     Campus Center Patio

Save the planet!

Car Free Day is an international event designed to help people understand how to reduce their carbon footprint through taking alternative transportation to work or classes, such as mass transit or car pooling.

FSC’s September 20 rally is being held to raise awareness of Car Free Day on Friday, September 22. There will be display tables, giveaways and the chance to pledge to be part of the solution.

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Saturday, 9/23, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.     Campus Center Ballroom

The Farmingdale Horticulture Committee tributes to retirees Dr. Richard Iversen and Professor Paul Fogelberg, and talks by three nationally celebrated horticulturalists/authors, are the highlights of the department’s Fall Symposium, “The Garden is Art.”

Cost per person is $135 through August 14, and $150  beginning August 15. Register here.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Farmingdale’s Robert F.

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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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