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2018 News

Farmingdale State College Ranks 46th in U.S. in Low Parent Loan Debt
Farmingdale State College ranks #46 among 500 U.S. academic institutions in Parent PLUS Loan debt, according to LendEDU's annual report that evaluates more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities to determine which schools limit the amount of student loan debt taken on by parents.

10/12/2018 Sexual Assault Victims' Advocate Coming to Farmingdale State College
Amanda Nguyen - president and founder of Rise, a millennial-driven civil rights group that was a precursor to the #MeToo movement - is coming to Farmingdale State College to share her story as a sexual assault victim, and provide insight into the federal Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights she helped draft.

9/21/2018 Farmingdale State College Proposes New Academic Building
Farmingdale State College President John Nader announced plans today for a new proposed academic building at the institution's annual Legislative Breakfast that he said is critical to FSC's ability and desire to continue to grow its enrollment, as well as its value as an economic engine for the region.

9/26/2018 Farmingdale State College Ranked #9 among Public Colleges in the North by U.S. News & World Report
The just-released 2018-2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges survey ranks Farmingdale State College as one of the best regional colleges in the north. Among all public colleges in the north region, Farmingdale placed 9th.

9/26/2018 Farmingdale State College Gets $790K Grant from NYS
Farmingdale State College has received a $790K grant from New York State as part of its initiative to train more clean-energy workers as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's Climate Jobs NY. The grant is the largest awarded to any SUNY school in the program.

9/6/2018 Farmingdale State College Ranked #8 in U.S. In Percent of Enrollment Growth from 2006-2016
The just-released 2018-2019 almanac from The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Fastest-Growing Colleges" report ranks Farmingdale State College #8 in the nation in percentage increase in enrollment growth among baccalaureate colleges.

Farmingdale State College Names New Dean For Engineering Technology
Dr. Barbara L. Christe, an experienced professor, researcher, and administrator in applied learning, has been named dean of the School of Engineering Technology at Farmingdale State College, President John S. Nader announced today.

08/06/18 Farmingdale State College Names New Dean For Engineering Technology
Dr. Barbara L. Christe, an experienced professor, researcher, and administrator in applied learning, has been named dean of the School of Engineering Technology at Farmingdale State College, President John S. Nader announced today.

7/19/2018 Reversing Long Island's Brain Drain 2018: Vast Majority of Farmingdale State College Alumni Employed Within Six Months of Graduation
Farmingdale State College's most recent survey of alumni reveals that 90% of baccalaureate degree recipients are employed within six months of graduation. Of that group, 75% are working full-time and 81% are working on Long Island and in Metro New York. Seventy-seven percent are employed at a position related to their degree.

5/16/2018 Spring Commencement 2018 at Farmingdale State College

5/14/2018 Adult-Learner College Fair at Farmingdale State College May 30
"How-to" Boot Camp for Returning/Beginning Adult Students

04/10/2018 Iranian-American Muslim Comedian to Appear at Farmingdale State College 4/24
She's Negin Farsad, an Iranian-American Muslim who has made a career of making people laugh - and think - about national and international social justice issues. She will appear at Farmingdale's Little Theatre at Roosevelt Hall, Tuesday, 4/24, 11 a.m. - noon. The public is invited and the event is free.

3/30/2018 Former NFL Quarterback Ryan Leaf Shares His Story of Addiction, Prison and Recovery at Farmingdale State College
Former NFL quarterback and 1st Round draft bust Ryan Leaf - who bounced around the National Football League, drug treatment centers and prison before getting clean - will appear at Farmingdale State College Tuesday, April 17, to give a talk entitled "Transcend Recovery."

3/30/2018 College Entrepreneurs Compete for Cash for their Companies
Student entrepreneurs from five LI colleges will go head-to-head April 12 at the annual Long Island Business Plan Competition, to be held 5:30 - 8 p.m. at Bridgeworks in Long Beach.

2/26/2018 Nexus Center for Applied Learning and Career Development Opens at Farmingdale State College
With a commitment to finding jobs and internships for students and alumni at Farmingdale State College, FSC's new Nexus Center for Applied Learning and Career Development is now open for business.

2/23/18 Adult-Learner College Fair at Farmingdale State College March 21
Nearly half of those enrolled in undergraduate higher education today are known as "non-traditional" - or adult - students. That number is increasing every day, as working adults are returning to college in record numbers. That's why Farmingdale State College is hosting an Adult-Learner College Fair on Wednesday, March 21. This community outreach is geared to informing both returning students, as well as adults considering college for the first time.

2/2/18 Molly Crabapple: The News is in the Art, at Farmingdale State College
In response to world events - from unrest in Gaza and the West Bank to the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico - artist/journalist/author Molly Crabapple will be featured at the Memorial Gallery at Farmingdale State College in a show called "Scribing Reality: A survey of reportage works by Molly Crabapple."

1/31/18 Long Island Association Documents Economic Impact to LI by Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale State College's total impact on the Long Island regional economy from 2009 - 2017 was $2.51 billion, says the Long Island Association in its new research report, Solving the Brain Drain: The Regional Impact of Farmingdale State College.

1/19/2018 Farmingdale State College Hosts "Give Kids A Smile" Event
The Department of Dental Hygiene at Farmingdale State College will host its 10th Annual "Give Kids a Smile" event on Friday, February 2, from noon to 4:30 p.m. Children ages 1 - 17 and their parents are invited to visit the College's Dental Hygiene Care Center, in Gleeson Hall, to receive free oral screenings, dental cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, and oral health education, provided by Farmingdale faculty and students.

1/3/2018 Farmingdale State College Receives $400,000 from Regional Economic Development Council
Farmingdale State College has been awarded $400,000 by the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC), as a key component of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's transformative approach to state investment and economic development.

1/3/2018 Farmingdale State College Ranks High as a Most Affordable College
BestValueSchools.com has ranked Farmingdale State College #29 in its new Top 100 list of the "Most Affordable Universities/Colleges in America." It is the latest higher education ranking group to identify the College for both its dollar value and program excellence.

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