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Farmingdale State College is dedicated to student success. FSC is committed to student-centered
learning and inclusiveness. We prepare our graduates to be competitive in a diverse
and technologically dynamic society.
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Farmingdale State College is now offering a free Campus Shuttle for the FSC community.
The shuttle is open to all students, faculty, staff, visitors, and alumni Mondays
The shuttle is wheelchair accessible and will pick up all riders at the front of Laffin
Hall, the LIRR station in the Village of Farmingdale, and the FSC Aviation Center.
* Note there is no shuttle service on Saturdays or Sundays.
Dining on Campus
There are a variety of choices on campus including the all-you-care-to-eat dining
facility POPs, the Campus Center Food Court, and Books 'n Beans café.
We Proudly Serve Starbucks in the Campus Center and Books 'n Beans café.
|The Ram sculpture – symbol of Farmingdale’s sports teams – was created by Brooklyn
sculptor Wendy Klemperer. Says the artist: “The imagery that pervades my work reflects
a lifelong fascination with animals. When I began making sculpture as an adult I developed
these mental images in three dimensions.”
|The Sustainable Garden is an outdoor classroom for students in the College's ornamental
horticulture program. Created in 2013, SUNY named it one of “Six Big Ideas, With Unlimited
Potential.” It promotes working, productive ornamental landscapes, and champions the
idea of combining ornamental and edible plantings.
Robert F. Ench Teaching Gardens
The Robert F. Ench Teaching Gardens’ four-acres are a series of theme gardens that
have evolved since the 1930's. It contains Annual Beds, Rose Garden, Beech Hedge Garden,
Dwarf Conifer Collection, weeping Higan cherries, Herb Garden, Spring Garden Walk,
Tropical Garden, Grass Garden, Conservatory Garden, Perennial Garden, and more.
9/11 Memorial Garden
A Memorial Garden and plaque outside the Nold Hall Athletic Complex honors the memory
of 26 former lacrosse players from across the region who lost their lives in the 9/11
attack. It consists of a 3 x 5 granite stone flanked by two black granite towers inscribed
with the names of the victims.
Horton Hall 9/11 Memorial
The Memorial celebrates the efforts of 9/11 rescue workers. It includes a sculpture
of a rescue dog moving down an eight-foot I-beam toward a firefighter's helmet at
the base. The rescue dog was donated by alumna Theresa Patnode Santmann, and the eight-foot
piece was created by artist Liza Todd-Tivey.
METASPACE/Observation 31 is a 7’ x 16’ oil on canvas created by Dimitry Schidlovsky
– a prominent Long Island artist whose work has been exhibited across the metro area,
and appeared often on the cover of The New York Times Science Times section.
Memorial Gallery is a teaching space and visual resource that enriches campus and
community cultural life. It is accomplished through the exhibition of imagery related
to the communication arts, which represent a wide range of media, cultures, and time
periods. It is open to the public, weekdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ralph Bunche Plaza
Named after Ralph Bunche - American diplomat and first African-American to win the
Nobel Peace Prize – the Plaza is decorated with more than 40 flags from countries
that have graduated students from the College. Wall of Honor bricks line the walls.
Fountain Fest and Earth Day celebrations welcome spring.