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Bachelor of Technology in Interaction Design Coming To Farmingdale State College in Fall 2017
Bachelor of Technology in Interaction Design Coming To Farmingdale State College in Fall 2017

Farmingdale State College Presents Poet David Lehman September 8
Poet David Lehman will read from his collected works at Farmingdale State College on Thursday, September 8. The reading will be held in the University Club at Knapp Hall at 11 a.m. The public is invited and the event is free.

Farmingdale State College Hires Photographer
Jose Donneys has joined the staff of Farmingdale State College as photographer

Farmingdale State College Appoints RAM Project Director
Dr. Erwin M. Cabrera has joined the professional staff at Farmingdale State College as Associate Project Director of the "First in the World" Research-Aligned Mentorship program (RAM). Among his many responsibilities, Dr. Cabrera will develop a model to match RAM students to research opportunities; secure on-campus and off-campus research placements; create special events; and counsel students.

Dr. Kevin D. Jordan the New Director of the Educational Opportunity Program
Dr. Kevin D. Jordan has joined Farmingdale State College as Director of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).

Farmingdale State College Appoints New Project Director
Erica Jayne Friedman, PhD, has joined the professional staff at Farmingdale State College as Assistant Project Director in the "First in the World" Research-Aligned Mentorship program.

Farmingdale State College Welcomes Dr. John S. Nader
Farmingdale State College Welcomes Dr. John S. Nader. Distinguished Academic is 9th President in 104 years

Farmingdale State College Professor Wins $55K Grant
Dr. Jack W. Simonson, physics professor at Farmingdale State College, has secured a $55K grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund to underwrite research that seeks to mitigate the damaging effects of burning coal, natural gas and other fossil fuels.

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.

Farmingdale State College Faculty, Staff Win SUNY's Highest Service Awards
Eight professors and staff members at Farmingdale State College have been honored by SUNY with its Chancellor's Award for Excellence. Two adjunct professors were honored earlier this year.

Farmingdale State College Honors Faculty and Staff
Farmingdale State College recently honored a number of long-time faculty and staff, and those who have retired after many years of service to the institution.

06/02/2016 Farmingdale State College Schedules Special Transfer Days For Displaced Dowling Students
Looking to assist undergraduates displaced by this week's closing of Dowling College, Farmingdale State College has extended its deadline for applications by transfer students until next week. Newly scheduled Transfer Information Sessions will be held on Tuesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 9 at 2 p.m. in the Roosevelt Hall Tour Room. Space is limited; students may register in advance at farmingdale.edu/fsc-transfer.

06/02/2016 Farmingdale State College Hosts "Heart Healthy" Basketball Tournament
"Ballin' to Protect Young Hearts": The DomHeart 21 Classic, is a basketball tournament - but more than that it's a tournament geared to save lives. And it's coming to Nold Hall at Farmingdale State College on Saturday, June 4, beginning at 10 a.m. and running through the afternoon.

05/24/2016 President W. Hubert Keen Featured Speaker At Farmingdale State College's 97th Commencement May 21
President W. Hubert Keen presided over his final commencement at Farmingdale State College on Saturday, May 21. He gave the keynote address to an audience of 1,400 degree recipients and their families, along with college faculty and staff.

05/23/2016 Farmingdale State College Scholar-Athletes Win SUNY Chancellor's Award
Samuele Riva, a senior from Farmingdale, and Tatiana Rosamilia,a junior from Malverne, are winners of SUNY's 2016 Chancellor's Scholar-Athlete Award. The Chancellor's Award honors students who have best demonstrated and been recognized for their integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives, which may include leadership, campus involvement, athletics, career achievement, community service or creative and performing arts.

05/23/2016 Farmingdale State College Faculty, Staff Win SUNY's Highest Service Awards
Eight professors and staff members at Farmingdale State College have been honored by SUNY with its Chancellor's Award for Excellence. Two adjunct professors were honored earlier this year.

05/16/2016 Ronkonkoma Resident Wins Scholarship at Farmingdale State College
Deborah Kunins-Cerisier, a Ronkonkoma resident and senior at Farmingdale State College, has won a scholarship for her achievements in the college's Department of Urban Horticulture and Design. Deborah, who has an associate's degree in ornamental horticulture and is working on completing her BS, won the Ron-Dean Taffel Scholarship from the Farmingdale Horticulture Committee.

05/16/2016 97th Commencement Exercises at Farmingdale State College
Almost 1,400 students will process on Saturday - over 1,150 with bachelor's degrees, 192 with associate's degrees, and 12 with certificates. Exceptional academic achievement - as reflected by Latin Honors - has been recognized for 479 graduates. At 10 a.m., students will graduate with degrees from the Schools of Business and Health Sciences; at 3 p.m., students will graduate with degrees from the Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering Technology.

05/12/2016 SUNY and Nassau Community College Announce Appointment of Dr. W. Hubert Keen as President of NCC
The State University of New York and Nassau Community College today announced the appointment of Dr. W. Hubert Keen as president of NCC. The appointment was approved at a special meeting of the SUNY Board of Trustees today and by the Board of Trustees at the campus earlier this week.

05/10/2016 Farmingdale State College Scholar-Athletes Win SUNY Chancellor's Award
Senior Samuele Riva and junior Tatiana Rosamilia are winners of SUNY's 2016 Chancellor's Scholar-Athlete Award. The Chancellor's Award honors students who have best demonstrated and been recognized for their integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives, which may include leadership, campus involvement, athletics, career achievement, community service or creative and performing arts.

05/02/2016 Farmingdale State College Design Student Wins Prestigious Newman Civic Fellows Award
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."

05/02/2016 Farmingdale State College Student Wins Grant to Publish New Music Magazine
Gina Guerrieri, a senior at Farmingdale State College, has won a $2,000 Farmingdale Student Alumni Grant which she will use to publish a new music magazine called Underground Anthems.

05/02/2016 Farmingdale State College Appoints New Academic Counselor
Erica Feldherr, a resident of Jackson Heights, has joined the professional staff at Farmingdale State College as Academic Counselor in the "First in the World" Research-Aligned Mentorship program.

04/27/2016 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

04/27/2016 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."

04/25/2016 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.

04/18/2016 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.

04/12/2016 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.

04/04/2016 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.

04/04/2016 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.

04/01/2016 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.

03/25/2016 "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.

03/24/2016 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.

03/23/2016 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.

03/14/2016 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.

03/09/2016 "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.

03/09/2016 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.

03/09/2016 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.

02/25/2016 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.

02/01/2016 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.

01/21/2016 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.

01/26/2016 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.

12/10/2015 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.

11/13/2015 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.