traffic safety roadwork signs and light

The College is working with the Town of Babylon to reconfigure the intersection and entrance to the campus at Melville Road. The Town’s portion of this construction project has started. The campus portion of the project is expected to begin later this summer.

Access to the campus from the existing entrance on Melville Road will be limited or prohibited at times for the duration of the project. At present, we anticipate this will be through the end of August.

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hitting a golf ball

Jamie Jones, a junior architectural engineering
technology major with a near-perfect GPA, has won the Elite 90 award for the 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Champion-ship. He was in competition against 210 other student-athletes in the tournament. Jones hails from England.

Awarded by the NCAA, the Elite 90 recognizes the essence of student-athletes by honoring those who have reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in their sport,

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Environmental leaves and water icon.

Except for when students from Bronx high schools enroll at FSC, the College and this NYC borough may not have had much in common. Until now, thanks to the Department of Urban Horticulture and Design.

More accurately, thanks to Professor Stevie Famulari and 14 of her students who are working on a “green” design project that will transform an urban space into one that more closely resembles a carefully manicured park.

It started when Professor Famulari struck up a conversation with Henry Obispo,

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Wasp head

Dr. Carly Tribull – who was featured on the FSC and SUNY websites a few months ago for the biology comics she draws for her students – is going to Puerto Rico this week on a hunting expedition for wasps.

Not just any wasps: she’ll be looking for wasps from the Bethylidae and Dryinidae families. What makes them distinctive is that these wasps lay their eggs in other insects. The eggs hatch and the larval wasps eat their hosts from the inside out,

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It has become an annual event, and this year is no exception: SUNY has once again conferred its Chancellor’s Award for Excellence on members of the FSC community. Those honored: Dr. Jonathan Lehrer, Dr. Fran Cherkis, Professor Orla Smyth-LoPiccolo, Adjunct Assistant Professor David Guarino, and Secretary 2 Marybeth Liegmann.

The FSC Selection Committee, and Dr. Richard Vogel, dean of the School of Business, had these comments about the award winners:

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artist brush mix color oil painting on palette

FSC’s Memorial Gallery is announcing a fall exhibition highlighting and celebrating visual works created by members of the Farmingdale State community.

Do you take photographs, sculpt, design, draw, paint, or create in some similar way? Then the “Make It” exhibition is just for you. Want to create something and submit it for review? Then check out the “Make It” submission guidelines.

Said Gallery Director Beth Giacummo: “The gallery advisory board and I are excited to put a spin on the traditional staff-only exhibition,

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Thank You Veterans sign

Farmingdale is graduating 36 student-veterans this spring, the most ever in recent memory. These former service men and women represent the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines . Of all SUNY schools, Farmingdale has the highest percentage of veterans among its student body.

Says Eric Farina, director of veterans affairs:¬†“The program has really grown since I arrived in 2011. We had 10-12 veterans graduating each semester. With the downsizing of the military,

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