A Message from the President
Dear Class of 2017 Graduate,
On behalf of the faculty and staff of Farmingdale State College and the members of the College Council, I congratulate you on your graduation. We are proud of your accomplishments and join your family and friends in celebrating your success.
You are graduating from a college with a rich history, having been founded in 1912. Farmingdale is Long Island's oldest public college and has successfully adapted over the decades to the changing social and economic climate of Long Island. Today it is a thriving college of applied science and technology with a reputation for excellence. Many of our more than 92,000 graduates have excelled in business, health care, technology and civic life.
The strong educational foundation that our faculty and staff strive to instill in our students will equip you to succeed in your professional and personal lives. You can go forth with that confidence and take pride in your education.
Once again, congratulations on your graduation from Farmingdale State College. Be proud of your alma mater and please keep in touch through membership in your Alumni Association.
John S. Nader, PhD
John S. Nader, Ph.D.