Switched My Major A lot of Times: Landed a Career with Disney

College is about figuring out what your strengths and weaknesses are. I remember when I was in high school, I was set on becoming a veterinarian- I took all the science, math and even interned at an animal hospital to get my head start. 17 year old Aidan thought for sure, becoming Aidan Reilly DVM, was in the sights. Major number 1: Liberal Arts with a focus on biomedical sciences. Little did he know, entering his first college level anatomy and physiology class for humans, that would come...
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Women in Computing Club

When I first became a student at Farmingdale, you could say I was more focused on succeeding academically than joining a club. I knew it would be a great opportunity to make a few friends my first year here but I was afraid that it would interfere with my studies. It was until I started getting countless emails from this club sent to everyone in the computer program and systems major. I figured it couldn’t hurt to go to one meeting and see if I would enjoy the people and atmosphere. Next thing I...
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Leadership Positions and Campus Involvement

     My name is Michael Kelly and I am a senior that is matriculated into the bioscience major and chemistry minor here at Farmingdale State College. I am a pre-medical student hoping one day I will become a cardiothoracic surgeon I dream of becoming. I am heavily involved on campus by being a part of an ample amount of clubs and organizations while holding many credible leadership positions some being; Senator for student body at large for Student Government Association (SGA), President o...
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INTERNSHIP: THE BEST WAY TO SPEND YOUR SENIOR YEAR

So what is an Internship? Why do students need to take an internship opportunity? What does Farmingdale State College do to help their students in finding an internship? As college students, we come across the word “internship” a million times. But we never really stop and think about it until it is almost too late to apply for an internship.  It is no secret that internship is the best way for students to gain real life work experience before graduation. I didn’t think of internship u...
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The Garden of Wonders

Close your eyes and just imagine a black iron gate. After passing this gate you are able to feel the support of the grass under your shoes. You can smell all the different scents coming from all the variety of flowers; you want to sneeze but you keep smelling because the smell is so refreshing and relaxing.  You can feel the warm breeze from the air surpassing your body. You can hear the bees buzzing through their journey of the garden. There are many great aspects of Farmingdale State Co...
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The Rambassadors and What it Can do for You!

The Rambassadors program is not just your ordinary leadership program. It is a program that allows you to excel and participate in many great aspects of college. Within Rambassadors you will meet many people such as faculty and staff that will better your education here at Farmingdale State College. In our group we have many student members and four amazing counselors who are staff on campus. Rob, Nicole, Katy, and Eileen provide us with the help that we need to create events. I have b...
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Cool Things to Check Out During Activity Hour

There is no doubt that Farmingdale State College has many opportunities for its students. However, sometimes we find difficulty fitting our school’s activities into our schedule. Thankfully, FSC provides its students with an activity hour. Without further ado, here’s a little taste on how to spend your next activity hour! Tables, Tables, Tables! It’s guaranteed that you’ve walked into the Campus Center and have seen a table at least once. Typically, these tables advertise events or or...
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The Disability Service Center: More Then A Testing Center

Starting college can be an incredibly stressful time for many students. It does not matter if you are starting your first semester after graduating from high school or transferring from a different college. The feeling of uncertainty is common for everyone. This includes students that are focused and have planned their entire academic paths or those who have not decided what course of study is right for them. We all need time to acclimate to college with all the feelings and emotions that com...
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BEING AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

I still remember the day I got accepted in the college and I was officially ready to go to Farmingdale State College. It was a Dream accomplished for me and my family because there is a lot of sacrifices as to what I am today. My dad had big dreams for me, he is going to see me successful in days. I am blessed to have such a supporting family, they understand the effort and commitment we have in life and they also it takes to accomplish a goal. As a result they also have sacrificed everything in...
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My First Year at Farmingdale

My first year at Farmingdale has been a great journey finding new friends and learning more about what I would like to do in my future, but I’ve learned college is much different than High School. With all the clubs and activities on campus it makes school more entertaining and fun, but what I miss the most about High School that my college doesn’t have is music. When I was in High School I was in every club or organization that involved music. Music has always been my thing growing up, teaching...
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