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Phone Scam Alert

October 5, 2015

Phone scams — whether for toner deals, printer verification, “Miscrosoft ” tech support or others — are reported by members of the campus from time to time. Be on the alert for a current toner scam from a caller offering toner at a “reduced price” that we had “previously ordered but had arrived late. The…

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Weather Notification Procedures

October 1, 2015

With winter approaching, this important reminder is being issued to all faculty, students, and staff on weather and other emergencies. In the event of a cancellation or delay in classes or activities, pertinent information and announcements are distributed in the following ways: ■ Campus-wide e-mail ■ Home page of the FSC website ■ Mobile website…

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Project-Based Learning

September 28, 2015

Four experts in Project-Based Learning from Worchester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts were on campus recently to promote this SUNY-endorsed program and instruct 15 FSC faculty in its execution. Project-Based Learning is a high-impact pedagogy for active, applied, experiential learning that SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher encourages SUNY campuses to embrace. Under the plan, students work with…

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The Campus Times

September 28, 2015

The Campus Times is now available on the campus intranet. So if you remember an item from several weeks ago, you can check for it. There are two ways to read the CT.  Either as the email you receive or on a webpage (click the masthead). Thursday at noon is the new deadline for submissions to…

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FSC Ranked #11 in U.S. News Report

September 14, 2015

The just-released 2015-2016 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges survey ranks Farmingdale as one of the best regional colleges in the north.  Among all public colleges in the north region, FSC placed 11th.   In addition, Farmingdale was also cited as having the third-lowest student debt load at graduation among regional colleges in the north.…

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Beat our Blood Drive Goal

September 14, 2015

The goal at FSC’s most recent blood drive was 30 pints – but we did three better than that! The Long Island Blood Center was thrilled with the results, because only 2% of Long Islanders give blood; that’s three points lower than the national average. If you missed out, you can donate on Thursday, October…

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Visiting Writers Coming to FSC

September 14, 2015

FSC’s Visiting Writers Program kicks off Thursday, September 17, at 11 a.m. in Ward Hall, with poet/lyricist Frank Kelly.  Kelly taught in the FSC English/humanities department for many years. Also in Ward at 11 a.m., on Thursday, November 12, will be poet/essayist Sherry B. Hanson.  The University Club will host poet Douglas Basford Thursday, October…

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Protect New York at FSC

September 8, 2015

Protect New York, a think tank devoted to research and education to help protect New Yorkers from terrorism and natural disasters, has found a new home at Farmingdale. The organization, which was founded in 2006, will be housed in the Department of Criminal Justice located in Sinclair Hall. According to John Kostanoski, former president of…

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10 Years Later and Still a Katrina Hero

August 31, 2015

Most people around campus know him as Dr. Mike Canders, aviation professor and director of the Aviation Center.  But to the 161 people he and his team from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing rescued 10 years ago in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he is Colonel Michael Canders, Commander of the…