grant award

FSC has received nearly $975,000 in grants from SUNY’s Performance Improvement Fund.

The funding will be applied to six projects, ranging from the new Nexus Center to Medical Laboratory Technology.

“This funding will help Farmingdale advance our work in the area of applied learning, expand our capacity for program delivery, meet programmatic challenges, and develop academic programs in areas
designated as high needs,” said Dr. Laura Joseph,
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Before I Die wall

The LIEOC at FSC has created an inspirational event for the campus community that will involve FSC in a global art project in which students, faculty and staff can write their life goals and dreams on chalkboard “walls.”

The installation will be at Hooper Hall, Tuesday, 12/12 through Friday, 12/15.

The project – “Before I die I want to…” – originated in New Orleans, where artist Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard,

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protest sign

Remember 1968? If you do, you’ll recall it was the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy; nationwide protests about everything from the Vietnam War to the second-class treatment of women; communes and long hair; The Beatles’ “White Album”; Black Power, and the first successful heart transplant.

Dr. Beverly Kahn, professor of political science, recently spoke about ’68 in her presentation, “The New Left in America and Europe: Challenges to Authority in Both Theory and Action.”

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diversity logo

Farmingdale has won SUNY’s Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Award, in the award’s inaugural year.

Said SUNY: “This honor is to recognize the outstanding contributions made by our institutions and individuals in advancing diversity, inclusion and social justice through innovate programming, research, teaching, and service.”

Farmingdale was selected for demonstrating “an extraordinary commitment to enhancing diversity, inclusion and social justice throughout their institution and the University.”

Said Dr. Veronica Henry,

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e-news key on keyboard


The Dale NewsFSC’s new online student  newspaper – is up and running, and ready for all to read.

The debut issue features an article about the new Conklin Hall; NFL Fantasy Football news; campus event listings and Rams game scores; and reviews of Stephen King’s “IT” miniseries and  Lobo comics.

The editorial staff includes co-founder/editor Christina Italiano, a senior Professional Communications major;

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President Nader

It’s a scoop for RAM Nation Radio! Listen in this Thursday, November 30, when President Nader will be interviewed on the “Around the Dale” program, beginning at 11 a.m.

And as a bonus, the interview will take place outside the studio. Come to the Media Lounge in Conklin Hall, Room 101, to see it live.

Among the many subjects he will discuss, tune in to hear Dr. Nader talk about FSC being a “jewel”

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Best Value Schools has ranked FSC #29 in its new Top 100 list of the “Most Affordable Universities/Colleges in America.” It’s just one more higher education ranking group that has identified FSC for both its dollar value and program excellence.

Here’s an excerpt from Best Value Schools website:

“Check out Farmingdale State, which would even impress Goldilocks with its balance of attributes. Its manicured, 380-acre campus is located on Long Island,

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Backstage Theatre Co.

It’s the end of the season for the Backstage Theatre
Company, and their final production is It Shoulda Been You, a new musical comedy about a wedding that goes horribly awry when families of the bride and groom tangle – and the ex-boyfriend of the bride crashes the ceremony.

It Shoulda Been You is a delightfully funny and refreshing new musical comedy that everyone can relate to on some level,”

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