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Alumni Awards Dinner 2014

2014 alum dinner awardees


It was a wonderful evening of celebration at our annual Alumni Awards Dinner.  Held at the Crest Hollow Country Club on March 28, 2014, the Farmingdale State College Alumni Association honored an esteemed group of alumni and businesses.  This year special recognition was given to Farmingdale College's initiatives in sustainability and solar technology.  Awards were presented to individuals in the School of Engineering Technology, the Department of Urban Horticulture as well as local businesses who have advanced the goals of the College's efforts in green technology.  Also honored were inductees into the Centurion Club, our prestigious group of 100 most distinguished alumni from our last 100 years.   



Judith M. McEvoy Memorial Alumnus of the Year
Dr. Gary Brown
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Horticulture and Biology

Lifetime Achievement Award
Professor Yelleshpur (Harry) Dathatri
School of Engineering Technology

Outstanding Alumnus
Michael Deering '75
Director of Communications and Clean Energy Program Oversight
Long Island Power Authority

Outstanding Solar Technology Partner
Long Island Solar Energy Industries Association (LISEIA)
Bill Feldmann, Chairman

Outstanding Solar Vendors
Solar Liberty - Adam Rizzo, President
EmPower Solar Corporation - David Schieren, CEO

Alumni Association Centurions
Thomas DiDominca - Founder, Dee's Nursery
Vincent A. Simeone - Horticulturist, Garden Writer, Lecturer


For more details on our awardees please read 2014 ALUMNI AWARDS DINNER.

To view additional photos click 2014 ALUMNI AWARDS DINNER PHOTOS.