Faces of Farmingdale

Faces of Farmingdale

Dr. Tracy Callender
Faculty
Biology
Biology Assistant Professor Dr. Tracy Callender helps draw minority students into research and supports graduate and postgraduate students interested in academic careers.
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Alumni
Construction Engineering Technology
Class of 1976
An unflattering review of Arthur Corwin's '76, drawing skills led him to drop plans to be an architect and major in Construction Technology. The decision led to a lucrative career in civil engineering.
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Alumni
Computer Security
Class of 2004
Oniel Cross '04, came to FSC looking for a great education and the chance for a great job. He got both, and now works as a principal in Deloitte’s public sector technology practice, and wants to make FSC a feeder school for the high-profile company.
Asse Diallo
Student
Science, Technology, & Society
Class of 2023
Asse Diallo, '23, has been building community and encouraging advocacy since arriving at FSC two years ago. She encourages student activism through the FSC NAACP chapter.
James Durant
Alumni
Aviation
Class of 1968
James Durant ’68, credits FSC with building his skills and confidence to succeed in the aviation industry. Now he is mentoring and supporting young people.
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Student
Applied Psychology
Class of 2024
Applied Psychology major Daniela Figueroa,’24, already boasts a packed resume and is always looking for new ways to contribute to the College and her community.
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Student
Electrical Engineering Technology
Class of 2024
Anyone wondering about the benefits of internships can reach out to Marco Iorio, ‘24. Not only has the electrical engineering technology major had three, each helped him cultivate different skills. After earning a PhD, he plans to enter the industry.
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Student
Architectural Engineering Technology
Class of 2024
Opportunities for practical experience on and off campus (including Habitat for Humanity) and connections with professors have made FSC an ideal place to prepare for an architectural engineering technology career, said Joanne Johnson, ’24.
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Faculty
Center for Criminal Justice Studies
Assistant Professor
Dr. Brian Kelly uses body cameras in his Criminal Justice Studies' classes to give students experience using current law enforcement equipment.
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Alumni
Automotive Engineering Technology
Class of 2009
Actor Rushi Kota came to Farmingdale with one plan and left with new insights and ambitions. He credits FSC with giving him a range of experiences and opportunities that have contributed to his development as an actor.
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Faculty
Architecture & Construction Management
Assistant Professor
After Eugene Kwak began researching food systems, regional food access, and the loss of farmers, he decided to dig in with his project to encourage farming and make it more sustainable.
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Faculty
Business Management
Associate Professor
When not in the classroom, much of Martin Lewison's time is spent at amusement parks and indulging his passion, which is roller coasters. He his ridden more than 1,800 worldwide.
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Student
Applied Economics, Business Management
Class of 2023
An internship last year with the New York State Assembly introduced Applied Economics major Khadeeja Maqsood '23 to the world of politics and gave her new career options to consider. The talented student has many opportunities open to her.
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Student
Medical Laboratory Science
Class of 2023
Learning and working in a professional-level laboratory setting with industry-experienced instructors has assured Sydney McCrea,’23, that FSC has what it takes to prepare her for a certification test and a career in medical laboratory science.
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Student
Law Enforcement Technology, Sport Management, Chemistry
Class of 2025
Why have one major when you can have two-and-a-half? Genevieve Paraszczuk,’25, plans to use her unusual degree combination of Sport Management, Law Enforcement Technology, and a Chemistry minor to study forensics after graduating from FSC.
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Alumni
Professional Communications
Class of 2018
Aidan Reilly always saw himself working at Disney--and now he is. He has tried several different roles with the company so far and is grateful for his experience as a Rambassador.
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Alumni
Visual Communications
Class of 2013
Amanda Reilly, known sometimes for bold and bizarre artwork, credits her Visual Communications professors with helping to shape her career as a designer and an illustrator.
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Student
Civil Engineering Technology
Class of 2023
Born into a family with engineering leanings, Javiera Saba, ‘23, felt the pull and when she earns a degree in civil engineering technology, she will be the first female engineer in her family. She is looking forward to working in transportation.
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Student
Science, Technology, & Society
Class of 2025
Kenia Sanchez plans to be a doctor, and will use the experience from her internship with the Long Island Library Resources Council to help on her journey.
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Faculty
Architecture and Construction Management
Professor
Architecture Professor Orla Smyth LoPiccolo scours Long Island every year for public and non-profits' buildings in need of renovations, and assigns her students to draw up blueprints for improvements.
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Alumni
Applied Mathematics
Class of 2018
The flying bug hit Tunisia Solomon hard while she was at FSC, and she has had two missions since: to get her pilot's license and encourage other women and minorities to pursue aviation.
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Student
Interaction Design
Class of 2023
Having amassed work experience and numerous awards, Carol Sung is eager to apply her Interaction Design skills to new challenges in the industry.
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Staff
Nexus Center for Applied Learning & Career Development
Executive Director
The Nexus Center's Rena Varghese, Esq., originally saw her career unfolding in a law office, not on a college campus. But she has found her niche helping students, especially first-generation ones, set a career path.
Last Modified 2/29/24