Faculty & Staff

Beginning with this issue, the Campus Times will be published biweekly during the months of July and August. The next issue will be sent on Monday, July 10, followed by:

  • Monday, July 24, and Mondays, August 7 and 21.
  • The regular weekly publishing schedule will resume on Monday, August 28.

Wufoo forms and information about possible Campus Times stories must be submitted to Peter Crescenti,

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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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Matt Seelinger ’17, star pitcher for the FSC Rams baseball team this past season, made school history recently by becoming the first player selected in the Major League Baseball draft. Seelinger was tabbed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 28th round.

Over his career, Seelinger was named All-Conference and All-Region twice and in 2016 was the Skyline Pitcher of the Year.

This past season, he posted a 4-1 record with a 1.39 ERA.

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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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This year 21 Campus Life Awards were distributed to students and their clubs and campus organizations. These annual awards are given to those who have shown dedication to campus life and the FSC community through involvement in campus activities.  See upcoming issues of Campus Times for photos of other winners. This issue we recognize:

  • Greek Organization of the Year:

    Sigma Delta Tau Sorority

  • Club Challenge Winners: Campus Activities Board,
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This year 21 Campus Life Awards were distributed to students and their clubs and campus organizations. These annual awards are given to those who have shown dedication to campus life and the FSC community through involvement in campus activities.  See upcoming issues of Campus Times for photos of other winners. This issue we recognize:

Student Service Award:
Spencer Robinson and Andrew Scaturro

Program of the Year:
Farmingdale Fusion

New Student Organization of the Year: FSC Bhangra

Diversity/Multicultural Program of the Year:
LASO-Ellis Island Trip

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The Farmingdale Foundation has given its 2017 awards, this year to two members of the faculty and three members of the professional staff.  Said Dr. Nader of the winners: “This achievement clearly demonstrates recognition and appreciation for your activities and service to the College.”

The winners are:

  • Full-time Faculty – Dr. Abeba Mussa, Economics
  • Adjunct Faculty – Wendy Ladd, Professional Communications
  • Full-time Professional
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The annual Bethpage Air Show takes off this Saturday and Sunday (5/27, 28), from noon to 5 p.m. at Jones Beach.

Why should you go? Because the FSC Flying Rams are opening the show!

The team appears for its fifth year in a row and is scheduled to fly at noon both days. The performing pilots are graduates of the College’s Professional Pilot program, and currently work as certified flight instructors at the Aviation Center.

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