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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…

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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…