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$6.6M SUNY 2020 Grant to Fund Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center

January 24, 2016

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was on campus last Thursday to announce that $6.6 million in SUNY 2020 funding has been awarded to FSC to establish the Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center. The Center will take an academic focus on strengthening security at regional infrastructure and transportation systems, and train students in related fields of study.…

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New Air Force ROTC Aerospace Studies Academic Minor First in NYS Update

January 18, 2016

A new academic minor in aerospace studies is coming to Farmingdale in fall 2016. The program is a joint effort between the college and Air Force ROTC. Not only that, the offering is exclusive to Farmingdale in New York State, says Dr. Tom Corti, Vice President for Student Affairs. “We will be the only campus…

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U.S. Senator Gillibrand Announces Asthma Care Bill at FSC

January 18, 2016

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited Farmingdale last week to tout her new School Asthma Management Plan Act – a bill that provides $1.6 billion in grants to school districts across the country to help them develop on-site care plans for students suffering from chronic asthma. The senator’s press conference was held on campus for a…

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FSC Holds “Active Shooter” Training for Local Law Enforcement

January 18, 2016

One hundred and fifty police officers from seven local law enforcement agencies were at Nold Hall on Friday, January 8, to receive intensive training on how to best respond to active shooter situations. Organized by FSC’s University Police Chief Marvin Fischer, and co-sponsored by the Emergency Services Section of the Suffolk County Police Department, the…

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Albany Here We Come

January 11, 2016

Three FSC students are heading to Albany this spring, to intern at the offices of the State Senate and Assembly. Seniors Ryan Reynolds and Dareiny Norman Herrera (also an international student), and junior Kristofer Steven Cutrone, will have  packed schedules but the rewards will be great, not the least of which will be 15 credits earned,…

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We Are Popular on the Blogosphere

January 11, 2016

Farmingdale has had extraordinary success placing feature stories on the SUNY Blog. Thanks to students creating events that are newsworthy (see 30 Days of Giving), in-depth student and alumni profiles written by Peter Crescenti (see Hajera Siddiq, Roman Titov and Marvin Amparo, just to name a few) and enthusiastic campus participation in Giving Tuesday and Mascot…

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Calling All Faculty Experts

January 4, 2016

As you can imagine, with the scores of full-time and adjunct professors at FSC, we have scores of experts in dozens of fields.  Maybe you’re reading this and saying to yourself, “That’s me!”  If so, we want to hear from you. FSC recently launched Expert Center, a collection of faculty that are making themselves available…

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Farmingdale Wins $2.3 Million Grant from NYS

January 4, 2016

Farmingdale has been awarded a $2.3M grant by NYS, in collaboration with Codagenix, Inc., Nassau Community College, and Broad Hollow Bioscience Park. Codagenix, a synthetic-biology company commercializing a platform for vaccine development, is soon to be based on campus at BHBP as part of the state’s START-UP NY program. Aside from this grant, Codagenix has…

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Update for Winter Commencement 12/22

December 21, 2015

Winter Commencement 2015 will be held on Tuesday, December 22 at 7 p.m. in Nold Hall’s main gymnasium.  The inclement weather date is Wednesday, December 23 – same time and place. Over 3,000 gusts are invited At 7 p.m. the cermony will be streamed live from the Farmingdale homepage. Students are asked  to line up…