Gregory Grage isn’t a rock star, but he hangs out with them. Over the course of three decades as an executive with British Airways and travels that have taken him across the globe and back dozens of times, he’s not only racked up an impressive tally of frequent flyer miles, but many famous friends, some of whom he met while traveling on the supersonic passenger jet Concorde between New York and London. Now retired, Grage took some time to reflect on Farmingdale, the school that proved to be his runway to an extraordinary career.

Read more about Gregory's time at Farmingdale State College in our Alumni Spotlight.