start up business.

Wednesday, 4/4, 9 a.m. – noon    Campus Center Ballrooms B and C

The NYS Business Plan Competition is an
annual entrepreneurship event sponsored by the School of Business. The goal is to encourage FSC student entrepreneurs to think “Shark Tank,” and then provide them with tools and resources to help develop their fledgling ventures. The event is open to students of all disciplines.

Students will compete at the campus level for funding and an opportunity to advance to the Long Island regionals,

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job fair logo

Recruiting representatives from E.W. Howell, GEICO, Michael Kors, MTA-Long Island Railroad, and Endeavor Air will be there, along with recruiters from more than 50 other companies and organizations. The question is: will you be there?

Well, if you’re a student or alumnus looking for a full-time or part-time job, or internship opportunity, then the Spring Job Fair is the place to be. It’s taking place Tuesday, 3/27, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.,

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Monday, 4/16 – Meatless Monday for Earth Week 2018

How might the world change if everyone were to
consume 14% less meat? That’s the idea behind Meatless Monday. Not only is going meatless one day a week helpful in reducing your risk of chronic preventable diseases, it also helps reduce your global footprint.

The meat industry uses a vast amounts of precious resources, like fossil fuels and water.

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FSC mascot Ram-bo

Round 1 of Mascot Madness is over, and the winner is Ram-bo.

He made it to the second round by roping and tying The Mustang, Morrisville’s mascot. This week it’s Wolfie, from Stony Brook.

Voting for Round 2 is in full swing, and continues through Wednesday, 3/21 at 4 p.m. You can vote once every 24 hours, from as many email addresses as you have. You can also recruit family, friends,

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small business development center logo

The 2018 U.S. Small Business Administration New York District Office’s Excellence and Innovation Award goes to FSC’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

“I am so proud to have us recognized and honored for the work we do for the small business community on Long Island,” said Erica Chase-Gregory, SBDC regional director. “Our people go above and beyond each day to ensure our small business clients have the support and resources they need to reach their goals.

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Italy map

Professors Thomas Germano (Visual Communications) and Dr. Beverly Kahn (Political Science) have just published a paper titled “Exploring Italy: A Powerful International Applied Learning Experience Offered by Farmingdale State College” in SUNY’s newsletter of applied learning.

The article was written about a 10-day spring break trip with 25 students to Rome, Florence and Siena, where, according to the article, “the idea was to blend Machiavelli and Michelangelo, Garibaldi and Giotto, Cavour and Caravaggio,

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Logo for the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

Four students, representing the mathematics and visual communications departments, are headed to SUNY Oneonta next month to present their research at the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC).

SURC brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations (oral, performance, artistic displays, and poster), luncheon with keynote speakers, a SUNY Graduate School and Career Fair, and professional development workshops for students and faculty.

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