In case you didn’t know, Ram Nation Radio is back and broadcasting 24/7. Tune in at tunein.com or use the TuneIn app.

Original programming is aired five days a week, and here is the schedule:

  • Monday, 11 a.m. – “About Last Night” hosted by Alyssa Chirico. The show covers pop culture news from the weekend.
  • Tuesday, 11 a.m. – “NY Sports Spot” hosted by Dan Roller,
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Jessica Rubio, a junior Professional Communications major, has a dream, and that’s to start a student newspaper.

She knows it will take a few like-minded students to help staff it, finding a course in which it can be included as a requirement, and getting a sign off by the president’s office. She will be working with the RAM program to help bring it all to pass.

Jessica’s dream was birthed at a recent New York Times workshop for student newspaper editors.

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The National Association of Basketball Coaches has named Steve Raisfeld, FSC’s assistant basketball coach, an Under Armour 30-under-30 honoree, recognizing him as an up-and-coming young coach in men’s college basketball.

Coach Raisfeld has spent two seasons with the Rams, helping the team to a 34-21 record overall, 28-8 in Skyline play, and a 2016-17 Conference Title – the Rams’ first since 2009. His duties include overseeing opponents scouting, film exchange, recruiting, monitoring academic progress of the student-athletes,

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You may recall a Campus Times article last December about a group of FSC nursing students visiting Stimson Middle School in Huntington Station. Well, they were back
this month.

It’s all part of the Student Nurse Mentoring Program that was originally developed to provide support services to new FSC nursing students, and which was later expanded to include outreach about STEM professions. Stimson students were the first to benefit, and all 40 of them who participated back in December were on hand for Round 2.

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Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc., and Leland D. Melvin, decorated former astronaut and longtime advocate of STEM education, will receive Honorary Doctor of Science degrees from SUNY at FSC’s  May 20 commencement exercises.

Mr. Bergman will speak at the 10 a.m. ceremony, and Mr. Melvin at 3 p.m.

“The College is fortunate to have two outstanding recipients of honorary degrees,” said Farmingdale State College President John S.

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RegisteredNursing.org has announced that Farmingdale’s
nursing program has been ranked #14 among all RN programs in the state. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors, which represent how well a program supports students towards licensure and beyond.

Said Dr. Kathy Cino, nursing department chair: “I am very grateful for this distinction. It’s a great honor to be ranked along with other fine programs in nursing throughout New York State.

“At Farmingdale,

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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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