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Rob Cremmins
Year: Senior
Major: Science, Technology and Society
Hometown: MassapequaNY

What I love about FSC: I love that Farmingdale State College is such a welcoming and friendly school. I have met so many interesting people from all around the world. Classmates that were once strangers I can now call friends. And the professors take such a personal interest in getting to know their students and do everything possible to help you succeed. As I transfer student I wasn't really sure what to expect but it has been just a positive experience and one I will never forget.

Campus Involvement: Rambassador, President and member of the Quality Club, Campus Center Information Desk Assistant, FSC Tour Guide, Volunteer for Open House, Orientation and Accepted Students Day, I have made Dean's List and recently received the Student Service Achievement award.

Favorite Farmingdale memory so far? My favorite memory of Farmingdale is the opportunity I have had to be actively involved on campus. I have been given the wonderful privilege to lead others as they begin this journey and to share from personal experience how important it is to become a part of your school. By being involved, making new friends and getting to know your teachers, the college experience becomes so much more than just taking classes to get your degree.

Interests & Hobbies: work year round with handicap children and adults, stage manager for two end of the year musical theatre shows, spending time with my family especially on our yearly vacations and playing league volleyball down at the beach with friends

Andy Charleston

Andy Charleston
Science, Technology and Society
Hometown: Rosedale, NY

What I love about FSC:  What I love most about FSC is the community feeling that is on Campus. As soon as you walk on campus you feel as if you the friendship and cohesiveness everyone has with each other.

Campus Involvement: Rambassador, Mens Soccer Team

Favorite FSC memory so far: Meeting President Keen and discussing how to further advance FSC

Interests & Hobbies: Working Out, Going to the Movies, Sight Seeing

Aesha Aesha Curtis
Liberal Arts
Amityville, NY

David Davila

David Davila
Year: Alumnus
Major: Professional Communications
Hometown: Hauppauge, NY

What I love about FSC: Professors challenge and encourage students to do their best, always making themselves available. FSC is a family, a community and a team.

Campus Involvement: Editor of the Rampage and Rambler student newspapers, Intern for the Dean of School of Arts and Sciences, Rambassador, Academic Orientation Leader

Favorite FSC memory: Representing FSC at the "Inside NYTimes," workshop, and "One to World," Fulbright banquet. Meeting Governor Cuomo. Meeting incoming freshman at the Orientations, and encouraging them to maximize their college experience.

Interest & Hobbies: Traveling, International Relations, Reading Sci-Fi books, singing and playing the piano


Nazia Khan
Major: Bioscience
Hometown: Commack, NY

Kaitlyn Mackey

Kaitlyn Mackey
Year: Sophomore
Major: Visual Communications
Hometown: Selden, NY

What I love about FSC: There are many things that I love about FSC. The faculty is very helpful and they genuinely care about you graduating and getting a job post-graduation. I love the wide variety of support services that are available on campus. Finally, I love the diversity of the student body because I am able to meet other students from different places.

Campus Involvement: Academic Student Achievement Program (ASAP), Dean's List, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges

Favorite FSC memory so far: My top two favorite FSC memories so far are getting into the Visual Communications major after spending my first two semesters adding to my portfolio and being accepted into the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Interests & Hobbies: drawing, designing, social media, reading & writing

Lisa Millstein

Lisa Millstein
Major: Professional Communications with a Minor in Business Management
Hometown: Plainview, NY

What I love about FSC: I love the opportunity and diversity Farmingdale State College offers. Since Farmingdale State College is located on Long Island, which is only 40 minutes from the city, you have the ability to attain great internships and jobs in great metro areas. Also the diversity of this campus is what makes it so unique. You have the ability to meet new people from all walks of life. The class sizes are small, so you have the ability to build relationships with your professors. This makes learning a lot easier, and less stressful.

Campus Involvement: Student Assistant at Career Development Center, President of RamNation Radio, Senator of the Arts and Science department, Orientation Leader, Resident Assistant, Golden Key International Honor Society, Rambassador, Homecoming Committee, Presidents List and Photography.

Favorite FSC Memory so far: Going on a winter intersession abroad to London, England.

Interests & Hobbies: Traveling, Singing, Dancing, Shopping, Cooking, Baking, and Writing. I like hanging out with my friends and family as well.

Olivia Mulligan

Olivia “Liv” Mulligan
Major: Professional Communications
Minor: Sociology
Hometown:North Massapequa, NY

What I love about Farmingdale: What I love about Farmingdale are the endless opportunities that are offered here. I came to Farmingdale as a Liberal Arts Student but transferred into Professional Communications to pursue my dream of becoming a social worker.

Campus Involvement:Rambassador and the Academic Student Achievement Program.

Favorite FSC memory so far:Joining the Rambassadors.

Interests & Hobbies: Traveling, cooking and reading.

Penelope Cruz Penelope Cruz Perez
Year: Junior
Major:Applied Psychology
Hometown: Santiago, Dominican Republic

What I love about FSC: I love the diversity of students, academic programs and campus events. Also, I am very excited to be a witness to all the improvements that have taken place and are currently happening on campus.

Campus Involvement: Student Government Association Senator, SUNY Student Assembly Agriculture/Technology Schools Representative, Golden Key International Honor Society, President's List, Psychology Club Member, Latin American Student Organization Member, Women's Track and Cross Country Team, Campus Center Student Assistant and Spanish Tutor.

Favorite FSC memory so far: Finishing in the top 20 at the 2013 Women's Cross Country Collegiate Classic, and winning 1st place in Res Life's 2012 Talent Show with the FSC Dolls.

Interests & Hobbies: Health, swimming and traveling.

Deborah Deborah Gilwit
Year: Sophomore
Major: Business Administration
Hometown: New Rochelle, NY

What I love about FSC: I enjoy the diversity of all the students on campus. It gives me a chance to make friends from all around the world. I love the small class atmosphere, which makes it easier to have a relationship with my professors.

Campus Involvement: Women's soccer team

Favorite FSC memory so far: Winning the 7th consecutive Skyline Conference championship

Interests & Hobbies: Anything athletic, baking, going for runs and snowboarding.

Vianna Reyes Vianna Reyes
Year: Junior
Major: Business Management with a minor in Economics
Hometown: Dominican Republic

Aristides Aristides Romero
Major: Applied Economics & Business Management
Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

What I love about FSC? I love that because FSC is a small campus I have had the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with knowledgeable faculty. Additionally, there are several groups and organizations of which I was able to be a part. Further, I never thought that I would graduate with a dual major and such a solid background in mathematics.

Campus Involvement: (past & present): Supreme Court Justice, Rambassador, Golden Key Honor Society member, Resident Assistant, President's List, Spanish Tutor, Campus Center Student Assistant, 2013 Golden Key South African Travel Grant, Farmingdale Foundation Scholarship, Campus Fund Scholarship, Wall of Honor Scholarship, and Golden Key Scholarship.

Favorite FSC memory so far: My favorites have been going to South Africa as a travel grant recipient and the scholarships I have won.

Interests & Hobbies: Traveling, Music, Movies, and research.


Nicolette Rossi
Year: Sophomore
Major: Professional Communications
Hometown: Deer Park, NY

What do you love about Farmingdale State College? What I love about Farmingdale State College cannot be narrowed down easily because there is so much to love. I love the campus, administration, professors, and fellow students. Everyone is friendly and it is such a nice environment to be in. With the guidance and advice from everyone I met, I was able to declare my major in Professional Communications, as well as become a part of some great programs!

Campus Involvement (past & present): I am a proud member of the ASAP formerly known as Farmingdale First program. I have also been involved in The Backstage Theatre Company. I have made Dean's List and President's List, and received an award for my academic achievements.

Your favorite Farmingdale memory so far? My favorite memories at Farmingdale include becoming a part of the ASAP, the achievement of making the President's List with a GPA of 3.9, and being inducted as a Rambassador!

Interests & Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, singing, fashion, playing games, and football.


Alexandra Rosenberg
Year: Sophomore
Major: Medical Technology
Hometown: Commack, NY

What I love about FSC: I really enjoy Farmingdale State College for many reasons. First is the student body. I have made so many new friends these past two years. Second, the professors here are awesome and always available to help each student succeed. Third, the campus is the perfect size; big enough so you can meet new people everyday and small enough so you get to know your professors on a more personal level due to the small class sizes. My favorite part of campus are the clubs and majors offered.

Involvement: Vice President of Habitat for Humanity, Sigma Delta Tau, Standards Board of Sigma Delta Tau, Rambassador

Favorite memories: Becoming a sister of Sigma Delta Tau and being accepted into the Medical Technology program are two of my favorite memories.

Interests: Skiing, Swimming and spending time traveling


John Scuteri
Year: Alumnus
Major: Computer Programming and Information systems
Hometown: Riverhead,NY

What I love about FSC: Small classes and intelligent and dedicated professors

Campus Involvement: Student Government, Student Veteran Club, Tutoring, Rambassador program

Interest & Hobbies:  Brewing beer, Fishing, Programming, Barbecuing, Hunting


Shivaughn Williams
Professional Communications
Brentwood, NY

What I love about FSC: Farmingdale State College is a very unique place, not only because of its history, but also because of its very open and friendly atmosphere. At Farmingdale, you can meet a person on the first day of classes, realize you have a lot in common and become friends. I love that FSC is a welcoming place and people are there to help you.

Campus Involvement: I am a part of the Academic Student Achievement Program, through which, I have had the opportunity to participate in several school events and activities. I have participated in the campus clean up. For the last two years I have had the opportunity to play and active role in the Coalition for the Homeless.

Favorite FSC memory so far: My favorite memory so far at FSC is attending the open houses. I like to see the accepted and prospective students arriving at the school and envisioning their futures. It reminds me of myself when I first started college.

Interests & Hobbies: When I am not focused on school, I love to cook. My interest in cooking started when I was in high school. I began to watch the food channel and took cooking classes. I like to bake. I am also fascinated with medical documentary and shows.

Paula Yip

Paula Yip
Year: Junior
Major: Professional Communications
Hometown: Manorville, NY

What I love about FSC: I am an evening full-time working adult student so taking evening classes is a must for me. I enjoy the close relationships students’ develop with fellow students and faculty members. I chose Farmingdale because of its excellent program in Professional Communications. As a transfer student, it was imperative that I selected a school that would accept my previous academic accomplishments in order to obtain my undergrad degree. I also love the rich diversity at our school and how environmentally friendly our campus has and continues to become.

Campus Involvement: Volunteer for RAMbassador events and wrote articles published in the Farmingdale Rambler Newspaper.

Favorite FSC memory so far: Making the Dean’s List last semester and joining the RAMbassador’s program. Taking Journalism, which helped me overcome the fear of approaching strangers and conducting impromptu interviews.  It also gave me the opportunity to attend various sport games, art gallery expos, and learn more about the school and what our campus has to offer.

Interests & Hobbies: Interested in participating more in community services, active member of Christian Church, and love spending time with my children/family.