My name is Hassan Daoud, a senior here at FSC, and I remember getting involved with my first campus club like it was yesterday. Let me preface with this: the only thing I did in my first two years at FSC was drive to campus, go to class, and then drive back home. Not even once did I consider getting involved with a student organization, or even had the slightest clue as to what the Office of Student Activities was. That all changed one day when I saw a promotion table inside the Campus...More
Resident Assistant: Is It for You?
As a Resident Assistant at Farmingdale State College, it comes with a lot of responsibilities and time management. Many of them consist of being able to handle school work with your RA duties, hold floor meetings, come up with programing ideas, and being a student leader. New students, transfer students, and even returners look up to you for advice, or just to have company. RA’s help guide students for them to get involved, and have many opportunities to join activities around campus. Before...More
Tips for Surviving a Busy College Schedule
College gets busy. Let me be the first to tell you that it can be difficult finding a balance between school, making time for your loved ones, committing to extra-curricular activities, and maintaining an active social life. This semester I had to somehow figure out how to effectively balance six classes, work, sorority events, on-campus club involvement, and a social life. As a continuing college student or incoming freshman, the strategies that I had to implement to maintain my sanity d...More
Why Farmingdale Students Should Join the Horticulture Club
Welcome to the Farmingdale Horticulture Club! When signing up as a member of Horticulture, students will experience more than just an extracurricular club to put on their resume. The Horticulture Club gives Farmingdale students a family, a calming place to go on campus, and memories that will last long after graduating. Being one of Farmingdale’s oldest clubs for students to join, Horticulture meets near the campus greenhouse every Tuesday at 11 a.m. The Horticulture Club hosts hands-on ...More
Campus Tutoring Resources
My name is Raven Colson, and I am a sophomore Dental Hygiene student at Farmingdale State College. Due to my major, I have taken various science classes, which is why the Tutoring Center has been a tremendous help to my education. During my freshman year at Farmingdale, I was struggling with Anatomy and Physiology. I went to my professor to ask for further help understanding the material. She suggested to take advantage of the Tutoring Center, provided for all Farmingdale students. Next, ...More
Backstage Theatre Company Changed My Life
Hello! I am Colleen Lamberti, a junior Business Management major and English Literature minor. I want to explain how the Backstage Theatre Company on Farmingdale's campus changed my life. When I was a senior in high school applying to colleges, I was very confused.There were so many different types of schools and degree programs. I am also a first generation college student, so my parents were very eager to send me to college. I decided to pursue a Musical Theatre BFA in upstate NY. I wen...More
CSTEP Is Really a Step Up in Your Education
What is CSTEP The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program, also known as CSTEP, was implemented by the New York State Department of Education to provide support and exposure to STEM fields to undergraduate students. CSTEP’s goal is to increase diversity in STEM fields by providing guidance to historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students. Students eligible for the program must be pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health...More
Sports Are Great, But Don’t Forget Your Studies
Sports have always been a huge part of my life, and who I am as a person. All throughout high school I was a very active athlete. I was a two-sport athlete who played tennis in the fall and lacrosse in the spring. So naturally, when I decided to come to Farmingdale to further my education, I knew I wanted to play a sport and be involved in the athletics program. I decided my senior year of high school that I wanted to try out for the Farmingdale women’s tennis team. So the summer before m...More
What’s New with Esports?
Last time I wrote about Farmingdale Esports, we were just transitioning from being a club to having multiple different teams for each game we compete in. In the past semester, all of our teams got to compete in leagues for their respective games. Our Esports teams finally got to prove themselves in competitions between many other colleges nationwide. Our FIFA players even won the league they were entered in during their first semester as a team. We have a trophy in the Esports room from the ...More
For Your Best Campus Experience, Get Involved!
Hi, my name is Nyomi Spencer, and I am currently a student at Farmingdale State College. I’m currently a junior studying Business Management. When I came to Farmingdale, I was nervous to get involved on campus. I thought that it wouldn’t benefit me, but I was wrong. After I became an RA, I realized how important it is to be involved on campus. I realized that having more things to occupy your time makes your time here not only better, but memorable. Having things to occupy your time helps wi...More