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Farmingdale State’s Business School Dean Named One Of Long Island’s Top 50 Women

Dr. Lorraine Greenwald is honored for her many contributions

March 15, 2010

Farmingdale State College is pleased to announce that Lorraine Greenwald, PhD, the dean of the School of Business, has been selected as one of Long Island's Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business. The award is given to professional women in the region who have made significant contributions through their business acumen, mentoring and community involvement.

As dean of the College's School of Business, Dr. Greenwald is instrumental in enabling students to benefit from coursework that is integrated with industry technology as well as gain hands-on experience and career preparation. She also serves as an associate professor of computer systems. Her areas of research include adaptive simulated annealing for optimization of hard combinatorial problems and modeling gene expression in Drosophila.

"Dr. Greenwald brings outstanding business experience to the College from her years in corporate America.  She is most deserving of this award and appropriately joins a list of accomplished women," said Dr. Lucia Cepriano, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

She will receive her award at a gala hosted by Long Island Business News on Thursday, May 20, 2010, at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York.
Farmingdale State's School of Business enrolls more than 1,900 students and prepares them for a wide choice of careers.

The School of Business is quite diverse.  In addition to offering B.S. degrees in Business Management and Computer Systems, degrees are offered Ornamental Horticulture, Landscape Development and Visual Communications: Art and Graphic Design.