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There were so many riders using the free RAM shuttle this past semester that extended hours have been scheduled for the fall.  RAM rides start the first day of classes and continue through finals (8/28/17 – 12/19/17). The shuttle is free and open to students, faculty, staff and alumni, Monday through Friday. It is wheelchair accessible.

The shuttle picks up riders in front of Laffin Hall, for stops at the LIRR station in the Village of Farmingdale and the Aviation Center.

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The fall Pep Rally will take place Thursday,
September 28 in the Campus Center Lobby at 11:15 a.m.

Come cheer on our athletes as they embark on their fall seasons. Then stick around for a basketball competition between the athletes and members of the Greek community.  Ram Nation will be there too, playing the music you want to hear. Bring a backpack to take home a variety of giveaway goodies. And, of course,

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Farmingdale alumna Doreen Moran ’94 was in the news recently for saving the life of a two-year-old neighbor who had fallen into the family pool.

“I reacted quickly when I saw the unconscious child,” Officer Moran said. “The advantage I have is that I am a Port Authority Police Officer, and therefore highly trained and a certified First Responder. It’s what we are trained to do.”

Moran, a 10-year veteran of the Port Authority Police,

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Dr. Veronica Henry, Executive Assistant to the President/Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, has received the 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.

Dr. Henry ’77, a graduate of the nursing program, is also Professor of Nursing. She is director of the annual STEM conference here at the College.

The award honors professionals from underrepresented groups who have made a difference in the fields of science,

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FSC’s School of Engineering Technology has just received a 3D printer valued at more than $25,000, courtesy of D3 LLC.

The gift comes on the heels of President Nader’s visit to the company’s Melville headquarters, where 25 FSC alums hold jobs.  Amazingly, these former SET students make up nearly 20% of D3’s workforce.

“D3 is a cutting-edge firm and industry leader that is flourishing in our backyard,” said President Nader. “The fact that they employ two dozen Farmingdale graduates underscores the relevance of our programs and our importance to the Long Island economy.”

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Dr. Erica Friedman, Assistant Project Director of FSC’s RAM Program, along with FSC students Nicole Nunez and Hannah Ventaloro, joined 400 other SUNY students, faculty, staff and alumni at last month’s NYC Pride March. The group displayed the SUNY colors on its float to show the system’s solidarity with the LGBTQ community.

“The Pride March was a truly wonderful experience,” says Dr. Friedman. “The weather was perfect, the crowds were super supportive and cheerful,

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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 ever 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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“Powered by Optimism” was the theme last week when President Nader addressed dozens of L.I. business people at a meeting of LIMBA (Long Island Metro Business Action).

At the meeting, Dr. Nader expounded on the positive changes, achievements, and initiatives taking place at FSC.  They included:

  • The College’s outstanding track record of placing graduates into jobs, particularly jobs in their fields and in the Long Island metro area.
  • The fact that Farmingdale has the second-highest undergraduate enrollment of any L.I.
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