Faculty & Staff

FSC mascot Ram-bo

Round 1 of Mascot Madness is over, and the winner is Ram-bo.

He made it to the second round by roping and tying The Mustang, Morrisville’s mascot. This week it’s Wolfie, from Stony Brook.

Voting for Round 2 is in full swing, and continues through Wednesday, 3/21 at 4 p.m. You can vote once every 24 hours, from as many email addresses as you have. You can also recruit family, friends,

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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 CTLT@farmingdale.edu to get access codes and instructions.

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Dean Lorraine Greenwald

This Thursday, 3/15, Dr. Lorraine Greenwald, FSC’s dean of International Education and Programs, will be interviewed on RAM Nation Radio’s “Around the Dale” show.

“Around the Dale” – which also features news about campus happenings – airs Thursday mornings, beginning at 11:10 a.m.

Dr. Greenwald is the architect of FSC’s popular study abroad program, which places students in faraway places such as China, Chile, Italy, Antigua, France and Germany.

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Beth Giacummo inflatable art

Beth Giacummo, director of FSC’s Memorial Gallery, is showing her inflatable sculptures at a one-woman show at Iona College, through March 28.

The exhibit – “Hormonamalies: Interactive Inflatable Sculpture” – is interactive. It visually translates the function and/or underproduction of hormones specifically associated with physical traits that distinguish women and men, and play a vital role in their development as individuals, and their relationships.

Hormones explored in this installation include Oxytocin,

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