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Garden Party Raises $38,000+ for Internships, Scholarships

October 26, 2015

This year’s annual Fall Garden Party, held last month, raised more than $38,000 for internships, scholarships, recruitment, and advertising.  One hundred and sixty-five supporters of the Farmingdale Horticulture Committee came to see top women’s horticulturists  Melissa Daniels, Margery Daughtrey, and Susan Lacerte each received a Ram’s Horn Award. Pictured to the left are President Keen,…

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FSC First SUNY LI Campus to Partner with United Nations – Updated

October 21, 2015

Farmingdale has just been certified as the first SUNY campus on LI to become a member of the prestigious United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) program – a worldwide initiative in which academic and research institutions work with the UN to promote global priorities such as peace, human rights, and sustainable development. Dr. Robert A. Saunders,…

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Academic Impressions Magazine Covers FSC’s $2.9 Million FITW Grant

October 15, 2015

More than 55,000 higher-ed professionals will read an interview with Dr. Beverly Kahn this month, about FSC’s new $2.9 million First in the World ( FITW) grant.  The article, which appears in Academic Impressions magazine, covers the 2015 grant that was the only one of its kind awarded to a college or university in New York…

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More than 475 Lives Will Be Saved

October 12, 2015

Farmingdale faculty, staff, and students who donated blood at the October 1 blood drive will be happy to know that their collective donations will help save more than 475 Long Island lives. That’s according to Sue Lingenfelter of the New York Blood Center. The life-saving event saw 163 members of the Farmingdale family turn out,…

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FSC Chips in to Clear the Air

October 12, 2015

The results are in from this year’s Long Island Car Free Day, and FSC was among the top LI colleges with pledges from students, staff, and faculty to leave their vehicles at home and find alternate means of transportation for the day. In fact, the number of pledges increased from 2014 by more than 170,…

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Read What Prof. Schidlovsky Had to Say About His Mural

October 12, 2015

Farmingdale’s newest piece of public art was unveiled Monday at the Campus Center: Dimitry Schidlovsky’s METASPACE/Observation 31 – a 7’ by 16’ oil on canvas. Adjunct Art Professor Schidlovsky, who owns a gallery and studio in Sea Cliff, has said this about his latest work: “My METASPACE series are images steeped in ambiguity, with scale…

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Rooted in Long Island: A Native Plant Symposium 10/24

October 5, 2015

Planting, designing with, and preserving Long Island’s native plant population are among the topics to be discussed at the 3rd Annual Native Plant Symposium to be held in Roosevelt Hall on Saturday, October 24, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The event is hosted by the Department of Urban Horticulture and Design and sponsored by…

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Kevin O’Callaghan Talk and Reception 10/13

October 5, 2015

O’Callaghan To Speak and Exhibit Through November 8, Memorial Gallery Native Long Islander Kevin O’Callaghan is an internationally acclaimed 3-D designer, sculptor and educator. O’Callaghan’s lecture will be held in Gleeson Hall Room 104 on Tuesday, October 13, 3:05 – 4:20 p.m.  A reception for the artist is scheduled for 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Memorial Gallery, Hale Hall.…

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Volunteer! Do Yourself a Favor by Pitching In 10/17

October 5, 2015

Google “Is volunteering good for you?” and you’ll find out it has benefits for body, soul, and spirit.  A couple of years ago the UnitedHealth Group conducted a national survey and found that most volunteers said they felt physically and emotionally better as a result of their efforts. Now it’s your turn to help someone…