What's in a name?

Throughout the history of our campus, the name of the college has changed many times. The following name changes are taken from the names in the College Catalogs and Announcements held by the Archive.

Pre-1920 New York State School of Agriculture on Long Island (NYSSA)
1920 State Institute of Applied Agriculture on Long Island
1924 State Institute of Applied Agriculture
1939 State Institute of Agriculture
1946 Long Island Agricultural and Technical Institute (LIATI)
1953 SUNY Long Island Agricultural and Technical Institute at Farmingdale, New York
1966 Agricultural and Technical College at Farmingdale
1987 SUNY College of Technology at Farmingdale
1993 Farmingdale State College
2002 Farmingdale State**


**This change was made after the 2002-2003 Catalog was printed with the name Farmingdale State College.

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