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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…

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2016 Alumni Awards Dinner Updated

December 14, 2015

Alumni DinnerPresident Keen will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Judith M. McEvoy Alumnus of the Year Award will be presented to world-famous comic book illustrator John Romita Jr. ’76, at FSC’s annual Alumni Awards Dinner next March 31, 6:30 p.m., at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. To order tickets, make a…

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WOW! from Island Harvest

December 14, 2015

Island Harvest is the grateful recipient of a hugely successful food and donation drive which collected more than 1/2 ton of food (1,027 lbs) and more than three hundred dollars in donations to help fellow Long Islanders. Initiated by Phil Sigma Sigma, the drive became a Greek Council project which was joined by WHO (We…

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Aviation Major Flying High with New Scholarship

December 14, 2015

Senior Leigh Bedia, an Aeronautical Science – Professional Pilot major, is the first winner of the Casey Falconer Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded in memory of former Farmingdale aviation student Casey Falconer. Bedia, a Dean’s List student, is a volunteer with the City of Long Beach Fire Department, where he has received service citations…

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He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother!

December 14, 2015

Robert Gassert, a sophomore Professional Communications major, knows a thing or two about brotherly love.  How else could he have helped transform his younger brother Steven – who was born with Down Syndrome – into a champion powerlifter? Steven had a debilitating disability to overcome, and as a child even had to be held up…

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Nursing BS Receives National Accreditation

December 6, 2015

Congratulations to the staff and faculty of FSC’s baccalaureate program. FSC’s Nursing program has received certification of its BS degree for five years by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, a national agency dedicated to ensuring the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. The Board determined that the program met…

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LI Business Hall of Fame Gala Honors Henry Schein

December 6, 2015

Over 300 guests attended the annual LI Business Hall of Fame Gala at Oheka Castle recently and over $200,000 was raised. The event, one of the highlights of the business industry social season, honored Henry Schein, the enormously successful global healthcare company located in Melville, and CEO Stanley Bergman. Henry Schein, a distributor of healthcare…

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Giving Thanks on #GivingTuesday 12/1

November 30, 2015

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone – we hope you had a happy one – you’ll want to know all about #GivingTuesday – an international movement to promote philanthropy. On Tuesday, December 1, starting at midnight, the Alumni Relations Office launches FSC’s own #GivingTuesday with the goal of having 250 friends, colleagues, alumni and…