Charlie Brown and Friends Coming to Farmingdale State College
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, the musical comedy based on the "Peanuts" comic strip by cartooning legend Charles Schulz, is coming to Farmingdale State College for a matinee and two evening performances April 29 and 30 in the Little Theater at Roosevelt Hall. Friday, April 29 has an 8 p.m. show, and performances on Saturday, the 30th are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets to all performances, presented by the college's Backstage Theater Company, are priced are $10 and must be purchased in advance, at https://epay.farmingdale.edu/C21458_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=5&SINGLESTORE=true Admission is free for Farmingdale students with a valid ID
Farmingdale State College Design Student Wins Prestigious Newman Civic Fellows Award
Smithtown resident Kaitlyn Kennedy '17, a Visual Communications major at Farmingdale State College, has won the Newman Civic Fellows Award. The national award honors student leaders who have "demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country."
Farmingdale's Teaching Gardens Dedicated to Prominent Horticulturist
At the heart of the Farmingdale State College campus reside the Ornamental Horticulture Teaching Gardens, a symbol of the college's proud agrarian origin. The gardens, part of the campus since its founding in 1912, have served as the location for festive parties and solemn memorials, but primarily they have served as a living laboratory for students in horticulture. One of those students - who became an outstanding success and nationally recognized leader in horticulture - has been honored by his alma mater for his loyalty, generosity and service to the college. Visitors to Farmingdale's gardens will now be informed through a plaque affixed to the brick post at the main garden entrance that they are entering the Robert F. Ench Teaching Gardens.
NPR's Soterios Johnson to Speak at Farmingdale State College
Soterios Johnson, local host of National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" on New York City public-radio station WNYC, is coming to Farmingdale State College on Wednesday, April 27. His talk will take place in the Little Theater in Roosevelt Hall from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. The event - sponsored by Farmingdale's Artists & Lecturers Speaker Series - is free and open to the public.
Charlie Brown and Friends Coming to Farmingdale State College
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, the musical comedy based on the "Peanuts" comic strip by cartooning legend Charles Schulz, is coming to Farmingdale State College for a matinee and two evening performances April 29 and 30 in the Little Theater at Roosevelt Hall. Friday, April 29 has an 8 p.m. show, and performances on Saturday, the 30th are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets to all performances, presented by the college's Backstage Theater Company, are priced are $10 and must be purchased in advance, at https://epay.farmingdale.edu/C21458_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=5&SINGLESTORE=true Admission is free for Farmingdale students with a valid ID.
Social Justice/Diversity Summit Coming to Farmingdale State College April 23
The Social Justice/Diversity Summit - a forum to create awareness among Long Islanders of a broad range of social justice issues - will be held at Farmingdale State College on Saturday, April 23. The event runs 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the college's Campus Center Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public, but attendees must register in advance at https://www.farmingdale.edu/academics/centers-institutes/social-science-research-institute/registration.shtml. The summit is sponsored by Farmingdale's Social Science Research Institute.
Farmingdale State College Appoints Executive Director for Academic Support and Access Programs
Janice Rivera has been named Executive Director for Academic Support and Access Programs at Farmingdale State College. She will oversee nine programs in the college's Division of Academic Affairs.
Edwin Torres to Read His Poetry at Farmingdale State College April 14
Poet Edwin Torres will read from his collected works at Farmingdale State College on Thursday, April 14. The reading will be held in the Ward Hall Great Room at 11 a.m. The public is invited and the event is free.
"Unnecessary Farce" Coming To Farmingdale State College Stage
"Unnecessary Farce," a critically acclaimed screwball comedy that has been performed on stages from Syracuse to Singapore, is coming to Farmingdale State College for three nights: March 31 - April 2, in the Little Theater at Roosevelt Hall.
Dr. John S. Nader Appointed Farmingdale State College President
Dr. John S. Nader was appointed as the ninth president of Farmingdale State College, SUNY today by the State University of New York Board of Trustees. Dr. Nader will succeed W. Hubert Keen, who has served as president of Farmingdale for the last nine years, effective July 15, 2016.
Farmingdale State College Hosting STEM Diversity Summit April 1
Long Island students K-12, along with leaders of industry, higher education, public school districts, government and non-profits, will assemble at Farmingdale State College Friday, April 1, for the 6th Annual STEM Diversity Summit. STEM is a program that encourages students to pursue studies and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The event will be held from 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in three campus buildings: Nold Hall, Lupton Hall, and Roosevelt Hall. More than 1,100 attendees have registered for the event.
Elmira Bayrasli - Global Entrepreneur/Foreign Policy Voice/Author - to Speak at Farmingdale State College March 31
Elmira Bayrasli - internationally noted entrepreneur, author, and advocate for giving women a media voice on foreign policy - will speak on replicating the success of Silicon Valley both in the U.S. and internationally, at Farmingdale State College on Thursday, March 31. The event will be held in Gleeson Hall Room 104, from 10:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Sponsored by Farmingdale's Artists & Lecturers Speaker Series, the talk is open to the public, at no charge.
"Open House" for Prospective Students at Farmingdale State College April 16
College-bound students and their families will want to save the date - Saturday, April 16 - for Spring Open House at Farmingdale State College. The event begins at 10 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. The Campus Center is the starting place, and will be the focal point for many offices including financial aid, admissions, athletics, residential life and student activities.
Two Farmingdale State College Adjunct Professors Earn Prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Award
Two members of the faculty at Farmingdale State College are winners of the State University of New York's coveted Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching. The winners are Amanda Lavery, adjunct assistant professor of biology and a resident of Patchogue, and Joseph Rossi of Long Beach, adjunct associate professor of criminal justice and security systems. They are among only 46 adjunct professors at 64 SUNY institutions to have won the award.
Farmingdale State College to Host Annual Food and Nutrition Expo March 12
Farmingdale State College's Theresa Patnode-Santmann School of Health Sciences and the Long Island Dietetic Association are teaming up for the 3rd Annual Food and Nutrition Expo, on Saturday, March 12. The event - part of National Nutrition Month - will be held in Farmingdale's Campus Center Ballroom A, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Expo is open to the public, free of charge. Donations of non-perishable food for Island Harvest are encouraged.
Rebecca Foust to Read Her Poetry at Farmingdale State College
Poet Rebecca Foust will read from her collected works at Farmingdale State College on Thursday, March 10. The reading - the second event in the spring Visiting Writers Program - will be held in the University Club in Knapp Hall at 11 a.m. The public is invited and the event is free.
Farmingdale State College To Offer Air Force ROTC Minor in Aerospace Studies
Beginning with the Fall 2016 semester, Farmingdale State College becomes the only institution of higher learning in New York State to offer the Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) academic minor in aerospace studies.
Governor Cuomo Announces $6.6 Million to Create Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center at Farmingdale State College
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $6.6 million in Round IV NYSUNY 2020 funding will be awarded to establish the Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center at Farmingdale State College. The Center will take an academic focus on strengthening security at regional infrastructure and transportation systems and train students in related fields of study.
Farmingdale State College Mourns the Loss of Professor Emeritus Lou Howard
Lou Howard, founding chair of aviation studies at Farmingdale State College, and the first inductee in the college's Aviation Hall of Fame, has died at the age of 92. Dr. Howard helped launch what was then known as the aerospace technology department, which has grown over the years from a two-year to a four-year degree program.
Farmingdale State College To Hold Alumni Awards Dinner Next March 31
Farmingdale State College's annual Alumni Awards Dinner has been scheduled for March 31, 2016, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Highlights of the event will be the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award to Farmingdale President Hubert Keen and the Judith M. McEvoy Alumnus of the Year Award to world-famous comic book illustrator John Romita Jr. '76.
Animated-Film Character Designer Peter de Sève to Exhibit, Speak at Farmingdale State College
Internationally acclaimed award-winning Illustrator and animated-film character designer Peter de Sève, whose hit films include the blockbuster Ice Age series, Mulan, and Finding Nemo, is coming to Farmingdale State College's Memorial Gallery beginning Monday, November 23 and running through Friday, January 8.