Announcements

First it was Privateer Pete. This week Ram-bo rolled over New Paltz’s Hugo the Hawk, on his way to the Mascot Madness title. This round it’s Tripp the Thunderwolf from Niagara County Community College.

Voting for Round 3 opened last Friday, and ends at 4 p.m. today (3/27). You can cast your vote every 12 hours, from as many email addresses as you have. You can also recruit family, friends, co-workers, etc. to vote too. 

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Friday, 3/31, 11 a.m. (Please be seated by 10:30 a.m.)  Nold Athletic Complex

The inauguration of President Nader is nearly upon us. For those of who plan to process, regalia is ready for pickup at the Campus Center bookstore. Hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. After the ceremony, faculty and staff should return regalia to Nold 102.

To help get you in the mood for the ceremony,

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You did it!  Your votes have propelled Ram-bo into Round Two of Mascot Madness.  Ram-bo “Beat the Pete” – as in Privateer Pete, mascot of SUNY Maritime, by a whopping margin of 52%.

Round Two – against Hugo the Hawk from New Paltz – started today at noon, so there’s no time to waste before beginning the march to Round Three.  You may vote once every 12 hours, and from as many email addresses as you have. 

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Dr. Angela Jones, sociology professor, recently took a student contingent to the 87th Annual Eastern Sociological Society Conference, at which five students presented posters.  Dr. Jones, along with alumnae  Palma Palacios-Colon and student Blair Doyen, presented the paper, “Sex is Not a Problem: The Erasure of Pleasure in Sexualities Research.”  The  student presenters were:

  • Carly Hayes (Arts & Sciences) – “HIV and AIDS and Minority Groups on Long Island”Natalie DiTrapani (Applied Psychology) –
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FSC must plan for the future to develop our next five-year strategic plan. We need your help to develop strategies for this effort. Please fill out the SWOT Campus Survey to provide your input. It is a short, 11-question survey and that will be available through March 24. Click here to take the survey.

In addition, the College Planning and Resource Allocation Committee is hosting a town hall meeting to collect input for the new strategic plan.

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The Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council (NSHC) announces a $2,000 scholarship for college juniors/seniors or post-graduate students studying Journalism, Marketing/ Communications, or Healthcare Administration. (The scholarship is not for clinical-based study.)

The Ann Marie Brown Memorial Scholarship honors the late Ann Marie Brown, who served as vice president for government and public relations for the Hospital Council from 1983 to 1993. The scholarship is administered by the Hospital Council’s Communications Committee. Filing deadline is May 12. 

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Ram-bo is ready – and waiting for your votes.  Yes, Mascot Madness Round One voting is here, beginning Tuesday, March 14 at 1 p.m. and finishing Friday, March 17 at noon.  In this round, Ram-bo takes on SUNY Maritime’s mascot, Privateer Pete.

You may cast one vote every 12 hours from each of your email accounts, so you have multiple chances to vote every day.  Let’s take it to Privateer Pete so Ram-bo can continue on to Round Two,

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