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Salute to Excellence 2017

Salute to Excellence May 4, 2017May 4th, 2017
Suffolk Community College Foundation Salute to Excellence Gala Thursday, May 4th, 2017 Honoring Randi Weingarten, J.D. President, American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO Benefiting student scholarships and academic program support For reservations and committee information please contact: The Foundation Office: 631-451-4846 Or via e-mail at Gala@sunysuffolk.edu https://sunysuffolk.thankyou4caring.org/events/salute-to-excellence-gala

Wed. 7/26/17 – Hauppauge, NY: Simplay Golf Simulators & New Millennium Jazz Band #SUNYSFLK #SCCCAlumni

Join the Suffolk County Community College Alumni Association at

Simplay: Long Island’s Multi Sport Simulator Facility

180 Commerce Dr.  Hauppauge, New York, NY 11788

Simplay 2017-7-26


Reserved Simulators

 Happy Hour Cash Bar

 Select Appetizers provided by

 Suffolk County Community College Alumni Association

 The New Millennium Jazz Band ~ Long Island’s Finest 19 Piece Big Band

 Performance 7:30PM

Get ready for 34th Annual Golf Classic

   RSVP to alumni@sunysuffolk.edu

Alumni Spotlight: Kevin O’Connor ’82

Watch Video of Alumni Spotlight: Kevin O’Connor ’82

President and Chief Executive Officer of Bridgehampton National Bank

Class of 1982


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New York State Excelsior Scholarship

New York State Excelsior Scholarship

The New York State Excelsior Scholarship application for the fall 2017 semester opened on June 7, 2017 and will close on July 21, 2017.

The Scholarship is intended to supplement all current aid programs, including but not limited to TAP, PELL and other scholarships. Students can receive up to $5,500 from the scholarship, minus any amounts received from TAP, PELL, or other scholarships. It will provide assistance to students to cover any tuition gaps that may make college tuition free. The scholarship is intended to make college possible for students across the state.


Applicants must:

  • Be a resident of New York State;
  • Plan to attend a SUNY or CUNY two- or four-year degree program;
  • Take 30 credits per year and make progress toward graduation;
  • Maintain good academic standing;
  • Be on track to graduate on time with an Associate Degree in two years or a Bachelor’s Degree in four years; and
  • Be a New York State resident whose family household adjusted gross income (as filed on your 2015 federal tax return) does not exceed $100,000 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

To apply for this scholarship, you will need to:

  1. Upload a .pdf copy of your SAR (Student Aid Report) to the HESC website. If you do not have a copy of your SAR you can obtain one from fafsa.ed.gov.
  2. Upload a .pdf copy of your unofficial transcript. The transcript can be obtained by logging into MySCCC and selecting Unofficial Transcript in the Self-Service Banner menu.

For additional information visit the HESC website where you will find a list of questions and answers.

Save the Date – 9/5/17 6th Annual Suffolk County Community College Academic Convocation

Save the Date – September 5, 2017

6th Annual Suffolk County Community College Academic Convocation

4PM to 7PM

Ammerman Campus, 533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784

Brookhaven Gym

Ceremony & BBQ

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 Click here to make an online gift to support SCCC students and programs

You Are Invited August 21, 2017! SCCF ‘s Annual Golf Classic Honoring Michael J. Grant and Kevin Foley


Golf Invitation Cover
Suffolk Community College Foundation

Invites you to make your reservation for the

 34th Annual Golf Classic

Benefiting student scholarships, emergency student loans and program development

Monday, August 21, 2017

The Hamlet Golf & Country Club

1 Clubhouse Dr, Commack, NY 11725

Michael J. Grant Jr. & Kevin Foley
and The Foley Family Scholarship Fund

Schedule of Events


9:30 AM Registration and Refreshments

10:00 AM Driving Range and Putting Green Open

11:00 AM Shotgun Start (Scramble format)

5:00 PM Cocktail Reception

6:00 PM Awards Dinner

Please complete the registration form or register online at www.sunysuffolk.edu/golf.  You may fax your registration form to (631) 451-4940 and mail your payment separately.  For more information call (631) 451-4458 or e-mail Golf@sunysuffolk.edu.  Your check/credit card payment confirms your reservation. Donations accepted online and raffle items accepted by mail.
Click here to take advantage of discounted early bird pricing before 7/21/17!

Golf Committee:

Mary Lou Araneo Mary Kaffaga
Drew Biondo Joseph Kosina ’00
Nicholas Bosco Russell Malbrough
Travers Breen Mario Mattera
Ed Boughal Amy Muller
Carol Wickliffe-Campbell Milagros Nieves
Sylvia Diaz Renee Ortiz
Kevin Foley Louis Petrizzo
Nancy Gerli Jill Saltarelli
Michael Grant Tylar Vigliarolo ‘17
Dr. Janet Haff ‘74 Christopher Williams

View our 2016 Photos

Suffolk Community College Foundation

533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784-2889
Phone: 631.451.4846  |  Email: foundation@sunysuffolk.edu

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Help Us Reconnect with Veterans & Active Duty Military Alumni from Suffolk County Community College

Calling all Suffolk County Community College

Veterans and Active Duty Military Alumni

Vets Square

Suffolk County Community College has a long history of assisting veterans not only in maximizing their benefits, but also in supporting a successful transition to college life and achieving their educational and personal goals. Suffolk embraces the leadership skills and many other unique qualities military service members bring to our institution. With Veterans’ Clubs on each of our three campuses our student Veterans play a vital role in our tri-campus community.

With a wide variety of programs: associate degrees and shorter-term certificates in many career and transfer programs as well as extensive workforce training and development programs, SCCC stands ready to serve our returning Veterans.

Veteran alumni continue their education at institutions such as:

  • Columbia University
  • Hofstra University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • St. John’s University
  • St. Joseph’s College
  • SUNY Albany
  • SUNY Old Westbury
  • Stony Brook University
  • And many more

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Stay on Long Island Initiative (SoLII) Alumni video

Watch The Stay on Long Island Initiative (SoLII) Alumni video with
Christopher Chiusa ’17 & Nicole Riccio ’17


Reconnect with Suffolk County Community College Stay on Long Island Initiative (SoLII) Alumni https://sunysuffolk.thankyou4caring.org/solii

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Sunday 6/25/17 March with SUNY at NYC Pride

March with SUNY at NYC Pride

SUNY Pride 2017

The State University of New York was founded in 1948 on the principles of equity and inclusion. SUNY is once again marching in the annual NYC Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25, 2017. We hope you will join fellow students, faculty, and staff to showcase SUNY’s commitment to the LGBT community and the power of diversity and equality in the New York City Pride March!

The Pride March gives all of us the opportunity to walk together in solidarity and to celebrate the LGBTQ community.

cartoon people marching in a LGBTQ pride parade.
View the parade route in the map above.

We hope that you will march with us on Sunday, June 25th at the biggest Pride celebration in the world! Please register below so that we can prepare for your attendance. Updates will follow with all of the exciting details! See you on June 25th!

Register now!

Registration deadline: June 22nd

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Long Island FunFest at Suffolk County Community College June 15 – 25, 2017

Long Island FunFest at

Suffolk County Community College

Long Island FunFest

Sponsored By:


Long Island FunFest is the largest fair on the island and we are ready to entertain you. From Brooklyn and Queens to Nassau and Suffolk Counties, plan to start your summer with us!

June 15th – June 25th

Weekdays: 5pm – 11pm
Weekends: Noon – 11pm

Suffolk County Community College
EXIT 53S off the LIE – Wicks Road Entrance

Kick off a summer of fun at the Long Island FunFest featuring:

Grucci Fireworks Saturday Nights After Dark

Live Music on the Long Island McDonald’s® Stage

Daily Kids Game Shows

TFCU Records and Burpee Petting Zoo – Over 50 Animals Under The Big Top Including: Camels, Llamas, Parrots, and Ponies!

World of Wonders Oddity Show

See Ronald McDonald June 17th at 4pm

& Much More…

Monday – Wednesday: $2
Thursday: Walk-ins are $20 per person for unlimited rides
Friday – Sunday: $5

Ticket Prices:
Single ticket $1.50
20 tickets $25
50 tickets (includes 1 free ride) $50

For more information call 1.866.666.FAIR or visit http://longislandfunfest.com


Source: © 2017 Dreamland Amusements / Long Island FunFest. All rights reserved. Site Map

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LI Cybersecurity Conference Fri, June 9, 2017, 7:45 am – Noon

Cyber Security

Long Island businesses will learn how to protect themselves from cyber threats including identity theft, data breaches and a wide range of cyber-related challenges at the L.I. Cybersecurity Conference sponsored by  Suffolk County Community College in partnership with DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, and Legislator Kara Hahn.

Suffolk County Community College is launching a new Cybersecurity degree, an industry/education collaboration that will provide the trained workforce for tomorrow’s Long Island cybersecurity needs.

Conference Web Page: http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/cyberconf

DATE:         June 9, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TIME:          11:45 a.m.
PLACE:       Suffolk County Community College
Michael J. Grant Campus
Health, Sports and Education Center
Wicks Road, Brentwood, NY

Program and Speakers

Time Activity Location
7:45 am Coffee and breakfast; vendor displays Field House
8:30 – 8:55 am Welcome and Introduction of Guests
Remarks by Suffolk President Dr. Shaun L. McKay
Remarks by DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer, Suffolk County Legislature
Remarks by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn
Overview of Cybersecurity and IT programs by Professor Peter Maritato
Lecture Hall
8:55 – 9:15 am Keynote Address:

Hon. Michael A.L. Balboni – President and Managing Director, RedLand Strategies
Lecture Hall
9:15 am Coffee and networking Field House
9:30-10:30 am Breakout Sessions:

1. IT Security: Critical Fundamental Steps for Your Small Business
Speakers / Facilitators
Nicholas Barone – Cyber Risk & Response Services, EisnerAmper LLP
Matthew Brown – Vice President, Network Solutions and Technology
2. Intermediate Steps to Enhance Your Business’ IT Security
Speakers / Facilitators
John Cooney, Esq. – Chair, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy and Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.
Nicole Della Ragione, Esq. – Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Associate, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C
3. IT Workforce and Training Needs Within the Region (held in Lecture Hall)
Speakers / Facilitators
Peter Dispirito – Chief Information Security Officer, Flushing Bank
Benjamin Sondgeroth – Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, CA Technologies
4. Health IT: Hospital and Medical Record Security
Speakers / Facilitators
Pat M. Darienzo, CISSP – Chief Information Security Officer, Catholic Health Services of Long Island
Stephanie Musso-Mantione – Chief Information Privacy and Security Officer, Stony Brook Medicine Information Technology (SBMIT)
Kathy Hughes, Chief Information Security Officer, Northwell Health

Field House activity with vendors and coffee

10:45-11:45 am Panel Discussion

  • Features select speakers and Laurin Buchanan, CISSP, Secure Decisions
  • Panel responds to reports from breakout sessions, survey results, and discusses skills gaps in LI’s IT workforce;
  • Audience responds to clicker survey;
  • Q&A for panelists
Lecture Hall
11:45 am Conference Closing Field House

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