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Police officers Thomas Austin and Joseph Tucker have joined the University Police at FSC. Both officers are recent graduates of the Suffolk County Police Academy.

Officers Austin and Tucker completed 29 weeks of academy training and received more than 1,000 hours of instruction in areas such as emergency medical training, defensive tactics, domestic violence, mental illness, cultural diversity, emergency driving, firearms, and terrorism.

Officer Austin holds a criminology degree from SUNY Old Westbury.

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The Moxxie Mentoring Foundation supports and fosters career
advancement and leadership development for young women through generational mentoring. Since 2010, Moxxie has mentored more than 350 young women, and offers monthly workshops and field trips to companies such as Google, LinkedIn and Canon.

Moxxie is looking for college students and young professionals interested in being mentored and advancing their careers. To apply to become a mentee, complete the online Jr Moxxie application at

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Child Protection training is an important component to ensuring the well-being of the young people who visit FSC. Those who work with minors ages seventeen and under are required to participate in a mandatory review of the Farmingdale State College Child Protection Policies.

In addition, if you have not received comprehensive Child Protection training, you are encouraged to participate in an extended training, “Darkness to Light.” This training uses evidence-based research to inform about child sexual abuse.

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Family and friends of the late Marge Brown have established the Dr. Margery Brown Award here at FSC. It will be given to a student with strong interest in the classics and mythology  – two areas to which Dr. Brown devoted much of her scholarship.

Contributions are being accepted by the Office for Development and Alumni Engagement. Checks should be made out to the Farmingdale College Foundation, and include “Dr. Margery Brown fund”

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SUNY has announced a call for proposals for
October’s SUNY Council on Writing Conference. Theme of the conference is  “Why Writing Matters: Articulating the Value of Writing to Students, Administrators, and Faculty from Across
the Disciplines.”

The conference is being hosted by Farmingdale State College, Friday and Saturday, 10/19 and 10/20.

The conference will explore the value of writing from multiple angles — its cognitive benefits,

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