start up business.

Wednesday, 4/4, 9 a.m. – noon    Campus Center Ballrooms B and C

The NYS Business Plan Competition is an
annual entrepreneurship event sponsored by the School of Business. The goal is to encourage FSC student entrepreneurs to think “Shark Tank,” and then provide them with tools and resources to help develop their fledgling ventures. The event is open to students of all disciplines.

Students will compete at the campus level for funding and an opportunity to advance to the Long Island regionals,

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Canon logo

Thursday, 3/29, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.     Campus Center Ballroom A

Come meet the Canon USA team, and learn about the Insights Summer Internship Program and full-time positions for graduates.

Internship opportunities include database marketing, analytics and market research; retail marketing; accounting; and human resources. Full-time job options include IT analyst associate and technical engineer specialist.

You may also sign up for a showroom tour at Canon USA headquarters and watch product demonstrations.

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Dr. Travis Holloway

Tuesday, 4/3, 10:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.     Knapp Hall University Club

Dr. Travis Holloway, assistant professor of philosophy, will lecture on neoliberalism. All are welcome.

Political philosophers in Europe began warning in the late 1970s that a new and relatively obscure economic theory, neoliberalism, would undermine representative government and the public’s trust in it. Unlike laissez-faire or liberal economic theory — a “leave us alone” strategy in which the state does not interfere with private enterprise — advocates of “neoliberalism” argue that governments should use the resources of the state to assist the market directly and employ the market to direct or oversee the resources of the state.

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Eating junk food

Tuesday, 3/13, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.     Campus Center Lobby

Are you concerned about your eating? Are you preoccupied with weight, food and calories? Do you consume large amounts of food within a short period of time? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, stop by for a free screening and information that will help you with your eating disorder.

For more information, email Jill Bandura  at Campus Mental Health Services or call 631-420-2006.

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small business development center logo

Wednesday, 3/21, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.     Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center Day is a national, collective proclamation of the impact America’s SBDCs have on the success of our nation’s innovators, dreamers, and doers – America’s small businesses.

Since it opened in 1985, the expert advisors of the Farmingdale SBDC have worked with 31,528 businesses, helping them invest $431,071,926 in the area’s economy and create or save 17,990 jobs.

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Business man pointing to transparent board with text - Free Webinar

Friday, 3/23,  noon – 1 p.m.

From emails to memos, reports to grants, and articles to books, writing is a central part of an academic’s professional life.

In this webinar, you will have the opportunity to troubleshoot your biggest writing challenges and learn strategies you can implement immediately to become more effective and efficient with your writing.

RSVP to to get access codes and instructions.

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female singer

Sunday, April 8, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.   Roosevelt Hall Multi-Purpose Room

Members of 14 different faiths will gather to sing and chant in their traditions. The event features 2.5 hours of continuous sacred sound, focusing on world peace. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information call Rev. Kathleen Casserly, Health & Wellness Center, 631-420-2690 or Rev. JoAnn Barrett at 631-265-3822.  Visit Voices for Peace.

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