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FSC Ranked #11 in U.S. News Report

September 14, 2015

The just-released 2015-2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges survey ranks Farmingdale as one of the best regional colleges in the north.  Among all public colleges in the north region, FSC placed 11th.   In addition, Farmingdale was also cited as having the third-lowest student debt load at graduation among regional colleges in the north.…

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Beat our Blood Drive Goal

September 14, 2015

The goal at FSC’s most recent blood drive was 30 pints – but we did three better than that! The Long Island Blood Center was thrilled with the results, because only 2% of Long Islanders give blood; that’s three points lower than the national average. If you missed out, you can donate on Thursday, October…

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Visiting Writers Coming to FSC

September 14, 2015

FSC’s Visiting Writers Program kicks off Thursday, September 17, at 11 a.m. in Ward Hall, with poet/lyricist Frank Kelly.  Kelly taught in the FSC English/humanities department for many years. Also in Ward at 11 a.m., on Thursday, November 12, will be poet/essayist Sherry B. Hanson.  The University Club will host poet Douglas Basford Thursday, October…

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Protect New York at FSC

September 8, 2015

Protect New York, a think tank devoted to research and education to help protect New Yorkers from terrorism and natural disasters, has found a new home at Farmingdale. The organization, which was founded in 2006, will be housed in the Department of Criminal Justice located in Sinclair Hall. According to John Kostanoski, former president of…

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10 Years Later and Still a Katrina Hero

August 31, 2015

Most people around campus know him as Dr. Mike Canders, aviation professor and director of the Aviation Center.  But to the 161 people he and his team from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing rescued 10 years ago in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he is Colonel Michael Canders, Commander of the…

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Dental Hygiene Exam: Perfect Scores

August 31, 2015

The Dental Hygiene program at FSC is bragging – again. Thirty-eight grads with associate degrees recently took the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination – and 38 passed! This is the fourth year in a row our students had a 100% pass rate. The test is their final step toward qualifying for a license. “Kudos to…

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The Farmingdale Flyers Race to Glory

August 31, 2015

The Farmingdale Flyers – the FSC employee team that has competed in the Marcum Challenge charity race for the last 14 years – placed high in the rankings at this year’s event. In the 3.5-mile event for runners, joggers, and walkers, the Farmingdale men’s team placed fifth, the women placed 17th out of 79 teams,…