Farmingdale State College (FSC) today announced it has received the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the second consecutive year from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.  

As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — FSC will be featured, along with 108 other recipients, in the November/December 2023 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.  

This is the second year FSC has been named as a HEED Award recipient following a comprehensive and rigorous application process focused on the recruitment and retention of students and employees, best practices, leadership support for diversity, campus culture and climate, supplier diversity, and many other aspects of campus diversity and inclusion. FSC’s 2022 HEED Award is proudly displayed in Quintyne Hall, Room 100.