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November 28 , 2006

Dr. Catherine S. Akel Joins Farmingdale State College Faculty

Catherine Akel
Catherine Akel

Mr. George P. LaRosa , Officer-in-Charge of Farmingdale State College , is pleased to announce that Dr. Catherine S. Akel has been appointed as an assistant professor in the English department.

Dr. Akel, a Huntington resident, has over twenty years experience teaching as an adjunct professor in the English and Humanities departments at Farmingdale and at other Long Island colleges. She has taught numerous courses including: Writing Composition I and II, Remedial Composition, Introduction to Literature, Business Writing, Mechanics of Grammar, Ethics: Theoretical and Applied, and Ancient and Medieval Philosophy.

Dr. Akel earned both her BA and MA in English Literature from Long Island University / C.W. Post. She earned her PhD from Stony Brook University . Dr. Akel's primary focus was Medieval Literature with a secondary focus in Old English language, literature, Restoration and 18 th century drama.