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News 2018

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.

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.

Spring Commencement 2018 at Farmingdale State College

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.

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."

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.

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.