John Zogby – presidential elections pollster, opinion leader, political pundit, columnist and best-selling author – will be talking up the power and potential of Millennials at his Inauguration Week lecture, “Our First Global Citizens: Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennials.”

The talk, based on his book First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing Our Millennial Generation, will be held Thursday, March 30, at 11 a.m. in the Roosevelt Hall Little Theater.

“First Globals”

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FSC’s  annual Alumni Awards Dinner has been scheduled for Thursday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Highlights of the event include the presentation of the Judith M. McEvoy Alumnus of the Year Award to Joe Egan ’70, President of the Alumni Association; and a Lifetime Achievement Award to retiring Senior Vice President/CFO George LaRosa.

The inauguration of President Nader – scheduled for the next day – will also be celebrated.

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A new six-session Remote (Drone) Pilot Certification Program is being offered at the Aviation Center beginning Saturday, April 15.

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.

This course will not teach students how to fly drones since the FAA does not require certified pilots to know how to fly a drone in order to be licensed.

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If you missed Canon Day last week, it’s still not too late to be thinking about a career or internship at one of Long Island’s premier companies.

Known internationally for its consumer, business-to-business, and industrial imaging solutions, Canon is always on the hunt for bright, young talent.  That’s why the company sent a recruiting team to FSC. Not only that, but the door is still open for those looking to work at one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2016.

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Come see a realistic mock crime scene investigation – from incriminating fingerprints and blood spatter, to meddling witnesses and evidence contamination – Thursday, 4/6, 5:55 –
8 p.m., Sinclair Hall Pit.

Led by Dr. David Byrne, Department of Criminal Justice, the mock crime scene is designed to engage the students by going beyond the one-way lecture and passive learning to a hands-on approach to enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students will utilize authentic investigative equipment to collect evidence,

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You know that FSC is home to the annual fall rally sponsored
by Car Free Day LI. Now 511NY Rideshare – in recognition of our  ongoing commitment to reduce our carbon footprint – has designated the campus a Clean Air Champion.

As a Clean Air Champion, we pledge to promote alternative transportation and provide tools to help you switch from driving alone to carpooling, vanpooling, taking transit, or biking to work. By trying a different commute,

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It was both a graduation party and a coming out party. And everyone was celebrating.

The celebration was threefold: FSC’s Marj Issapour, Director of the RESC, was recognized for the outstanding work she did in developing the Natural Gas Technician Certificate Program for energy provider National Grid – which was celebrating because the program graduated 12 students who are now employees at the company. The 12 were honored with certificates and proclamations from state and local elected officials.

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Farmingdale State College. You know it as SUNY’s
largest college of technology. What you may not know is that it’s a brand too.

And it’s a brand that needs to be promoted properly, so the Office for Institutional Advancement – which is responsible for all of FSC’s communications, advertising and marketing efforts – is offering a four-session certificate program for faculty and staff who want the inside scoop on how FSC brands itself. 

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