grant award

FSC has received nearly $975,000 in grants from SUNY’s Performance Improvement Fund.

The funding will be applied to six projects, ranging from the new Nexus Center to Medical Laboratory Technology.

“This funding will help Farmingdale advance our work in the area of applied learning, expand our capacity for program delivery, meet programmatic challenges, and develop academic programs in areas
designated as high needs,” said Dr. Laura Joseph,
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

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Before I Die wall

The LIEOC at FSC has created an inspirational event for the campus community that will involve FSC in a global art project in which students, faculty and staff can write their life goals and dreams on chalkboard “walls.”

The installation will be at Hooper Hall, Tuesday, 12/12 through Friday, 12/15.

The project – “Before I die I want to…” – originated in New Orleans, where artist Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard,

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protest sign

Remember 1968? If you do, you’ll recall it was the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy; nationwide protests about everything from the Vietnam War to the second-class treatment of women; communes and long hair; The Beatles’ “White Album”; Black Power, and the first successful heart transplant.

Dr. Beverly Kahn, professor of political science, recently spoke about ’68 in her presentation, “The New Left in America and Europe: Challenges to Authority in Both Theory and Action.”

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