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31st Annual Golf Classic

31st Annual Golf Classic http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/golfAugust 25th, 2014
Suffolk Community College Foundation 31st Annual Golf Classic http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/golf

Suffolk County Community College Commencement 2015 Video #SFLK15

Suffolk County Community College Commencement 2015 Video

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Congratulations SUNY Class of 2015! From Chancellor Nancy Zimpher

The school year has concluded, which can only mean one thing. Graduation season is here and it’s time to recognize the tens of thousands of SUNY graduates that are moving on to the next phases in their lives and careers. Whether our students are transferring to another school to continue their education or finding work with the next big impact company, the fact that you all are joining more than three million other alumni from The State University of New York is a proud accomplishment. The knowledge and education received during your time at SUNY is needed throughout New York and beyond to help educate, care for, and support people from coast to coast and around the world in every sector of the economy.

The commencement festivities have already started and will continue on throughout New York State through the early part of June. While we celebrate, Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and all of SUNY would like to offer congratulations and best of luck to all of our graduates. We are all very proud of you. Now go get ’em!

Written by Big Ideas

 is the Blog of The State University of New York, published by the Office of New Media.

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Watch Video of Pell Grant Funding Freeze Hearings at Suffolk County Community College

Watch Video of Pell Grant Funding Freeze Hearings at Suffolk County Community College

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Suffolk County Community College to Confer Degrees on Record 4,306 Graduates, Ceremony May 17, 2015

Suffolk County Community College will confer degrees on a record 4,306 students at its 2015 commencement – the College’s 53rd — on Sunday May 17, 2015.

Graduation CapsSuffolk County Community College Graduation Facts:
Suffolk County Community College’s Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremony is Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the field house of the Health, Sports and Education Center on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood.  The college is graduating a record 4,306 students.

Grand Marshal
Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory will serve as Grand Marshall.

Keynote address
The College will forgo a keynote speaker and instead focus on the graduates and student speakers.

Student Speakers
The college’s student graduation speakers are:

Satoko Matthews representing the Eastern Campus
Satoko Matthews, of East Patchogue, served as the Vice President and finally the president of the Culinary Arts and Baking Club. She also served as captain of the Culinary Knowledge Bowl team and led the team to a win at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Regional Competition and second place at the national competition. Satoko also served as a senator at the Eastern Campus representing the Culinary Department. She is also a recipient of the prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award.

Her community service includes assisting in the launch of a program through the local ACF Eastern Long Island Chapter’s “Lunch Break for Kids, ” a month-long initiative that involved visits to local schools from Pre-K through high school to educate students about eating healthier. Satoko was also instrumental in the ACF’s launch of the SEED (Sustainable East End Development) charitable event last fall.

Andrea DiMaria representing the Michael J. Grant Campus
Brentwood’s Andrea DiMaria graduated from Brentwood High School in 2012 with an Advanced Regent’s Diploma and was urged to attend Suffolk County Community College by her parents who are strong advocates for community college education. Andrea has two sisters, Danielle who graduated from Suffolk County Community College in 2011 and Gabrielle who is a current Suffolk student.

Andrea’s enthusiasm for being involved has made her a significant part of campus life at the Michael J. Grant Campus.  Andrea was an executive in the Campus Activities Board and took part in hosting common hour events to boost student involvement in campus activities.  She was an outstanding peer mentor and supported new and continuing students as well as assisted in the planning of new student orientation with the Orientation Planning Committee. Andrea was also an active member of the Rotary Volunteer Club. She is graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts.

Steven Curcio representing the Ammerman Campus
Patchogue’s Steven Curcio is the 2015 Daniel DePonte Student of the Year.  In addition to being an honors student, a student senator, and a member of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, Steven is a Get There From Here scholar, a member of the PTK All New York Academic Team, a Distinguished Student Award winner, a SUNY Chancellor’s Award winner, and a Stay on Long Island scholarship winner.  He is also the winner of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship, a prestigious award given to less than 100 students nationally.

Social Media
The college will be using #SFLK15 hash tag to identify graduation photos, etc. on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. College social media channels are:

Twitter: @SUNYSFLK
Instagram: SUNYSFLK
Facebook: SUNYSFLK
YouTube: SUNYSFLK

Sharks TV

http://stream.sunysuffolk.edu 10AM Sunday May 17, 2015

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VIDEO: Ground Broken for New $28.2 Million Library on Suffolk County Community College’s Grant Campus

Ground was broken for a new $28.2 million, 74,198 square foot Learning Resource Center (LRC) and library on Suffolk County Community College’s Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood, today.

“The new Learning Resource Center will serve as a powerful symbol of the value that the College and its students bring to the vitality of our shared community,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay in his remarks to the gathered elected officials, students, staff, faculty members, administration, community members, labor leaders and members of the college’s board of trustees.

Funding for the building is shared equally between the County and New York State.

“Libraries are not only repositories of knowledge, but also of our aspirations,” said, Suffolk County Community College Board of Trustees Chairwoman Dafny Irrizary.  “The new Learning Resource Center will be a critical component of our college that will enable us to better serve our students and the communities surrounding our Michael J. Grant Campus.”

“I am pleased to see the progress of the new Learning Resource Center.  It’s important that we provide students with the means to further their academic studies and knowledge.  I know that this new building will be instrumental in assisting Suffolk Community College Students in their future endeavors,” said New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. stated, “The new library on the Brentwood Campus will be of tremendous value to the students and Suffolk County Community College community, as libraries so often serve as the heart of a college campus. We must provide the educational resources that will help our students learn, grow and succeed.”

“I congratulate Suffolk County Community College on the breaking of ground for a new library on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood,” said Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory. “This will be another valuable addition to the college, benefitting the college’s students, the college and the community.”

“A library is the heart and soul of every college,” said Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci, who is a Ranking Member on the Committee on Higher Education. “This state-of-the-art library will provide students with the necessary tools and resources to continue on their career paths. I’m looking forward to the completion of this library that will serve thousands of students on Long Island for generations to come.”

I’d like to congratulate Suffolk County Community College’s Grant Campus on their new library,” said Legislator Sarah Anker, Chair of the Education and Information Technology Committee. “Our Suffolk students will benefit tremendously from this state-of-the-art building and its facilities.”

“It is with great personal pride that I offer my congratulations to President McKay and the Board of Trustees and members of the College community as they break ground at the Michael J. Grant campus for a new library!  Being a part of this project for the past eight years as a Legislator and now County Comptroller brings great satisfaction to me and illustrates how perseverance and dedication can provide sensational results when community and government work together for the benefit of this much loved institution and for all those future generations to come,” said Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr.

“The new library will be a tremendous benefit to the students of the Brentwood Campus and the surrounding community. It will serve as a beacon for study, research and enlightenment,” said Suffolk County legislator Thomas F. Barraga.

“The groundbreaking for the Grant Campus’ new library is yet another leap forward for Suffolk Community College,” said Legislator Kevin McCaffrey. “It only makes sense to have a state-of-the-art library on a campus that has seen such rapid growth and development in recent years.  I am excited for Suffolk Community College’s future, and I will remain committed to ensuring its continued success.”

”As Suffolk County Legislator for the 16th Legislative District, which is home to the Michael J. Grant Campus of Suffolk County Community College (SCCC), I am proud to offer my congratulations as you break ground for the new state-of-the art library,” Legislator Stern said.  “We are all very proud of Suffolk County Community College, which offers outstanding opportunities to its diverse student population.  A library is the heart of any learning institution and this beautiful new facility will surely be the heart of the Brentwood campus for many years to come.”

The building will become the new home to the library that is now located in the College’s Sagtikos Building. The library was not intended to be part of the Sagtikos complex, but was temporarily placed there in 1993 until an independent building could be constructed. The existing 15,520 square foot library is approximately half the size recommended by SUNY.

Ground breaking photo

Photo L to R: Suffolk County Community College Grant Campus Executive Dean James Keane, College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay, Dick O’Kane, president of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk, Suffolk County Legislators: Monica Martinez, Sara Anker, Thomas F. Barraga, Robert Trotta and Leslie Kennedy, at right Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr.

The new LRC will house traditional library spaces and also include:

  • A 95 seat lecture hall
    • Classrooms
    • A writing center
    • A reading center
    • Computer labs
    • Tutoring rooms
    • Testing rooms
    • Offices
    • An information commons
    • A Board of Trustees room
    • A teaching and learning center
    • A photo/video studio
  • Photo/video labs and offices

Construction is expected to take approximately 18 months.

Source: Suffolk County Community College

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Congratulations Suffolk County Community College Class of 2015 #SUNYSFLK2015

TV Slide Class of 2015

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Thank you Alumni & Friends of Suffolk County Community College for supporting 2015 Salute to Excellence Gala: Financial Leaders Making a Difference

Thank you Alumni & Friends of Suffolk County Community College!

We greatly appreciate the financial support to provide quality educational experiences for students.

View select photos from Suffolk County Community College 2015 Salute to Excellence Gala: Financial Leaders Making  A Difference

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Suffolk County Community College Ground Breaking Ceremony, State-of-The-Art Library/Learning Resource Center, Monday, May 11 at 11 a.m., Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood

Ground will be broken for a new $28.2 million, 74,198 square foot Learning Resource Center (LRC) and library on Suffolk County Community College’s Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood on Monday May 11, 2015 at 11 a.m.

Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay will be joined by students, faculty, administration, staff and a host of state and county officials to celebrate the beginning of construction of the newest building on the College’s Grant Campus.

The new building will become the new home to the current library that is now located in the College’s Sagtikos Building. The library was not originally intended to be part of the Sagtikos complex, but was temporarily placed there in 1993 until an independent building could be constructed. The existing 15,520 square foot library is approximately half the size recommended by SUNY.

The new LRC will house traditional library spaces and also include:

  • A 95 seat lecture hall
  • Classrooms
  • A writing center
  • A reading center
  • Computer labs
  • Tutoring rooms
  • Testing rooms
  • Offices
  • An information commons
  • A Board of Trustees room
  • A teaching and learning center
  • A photo/video studio
  • Photo/video labs and offices

Construction is expected to take approximately 18 months.

Source: Suffolk County Community College

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Suffolk County Community College Video Featuring Executive Dean George Tvelia ’69 with Professor Ginny Horan

Watch video from Suffolk County Community College – Featuring Executive Dean George Tvelia ’69 with Professor Ginny Horan

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Suffolk Math Prof. Deborah S. Wolfson Awarded Selective Leadership Honor

Suffolk County Community College Professor of Mathematics Deborah S. Wolfson has been awarded the selective Chair Academy’s 2015 International Exemplary Leadership Award for her redesign of the Excelsior Program.

The award, presented at the International Chair Academy’s annual conference in April, recognizes exceptional post-secondary leaders who exemplify and support academic and administrative excellence in leadership.

The Excelsior Program is Suffolk County Community College’s concurrent enrollment program with Suffolk County high schools that allows high school students to earn college credits.

“The Chair Leadership Foundational Academy, and then the Advanced Leadership Academy, has played an important role in my personal and professional growth.  Through the Academy I have been able to cultivate amazing relationships, and develop leadership and life skills to invest back into the College.  Thank you to Suffolk County Community College for bringing the Chair Academy to our college.  Receiving the Chair Academy’s prestigious 2015 International Exemplary Leader Award, has always been a goal of mine and exemplifies the importance the college places on developing effective leaders,” said Wolfson, of Commack, NY.

“Professor Wolfson’s leadership and dedication has seen our Excelsior Program’s enrollment skyrocket,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay, adding “The entire college community and I applaud and congratulate Professor Wolfson on a job well done.”

The College lauded Wolfson and her achievements in a letter nominating her for the prestigious award:

“Professor Deborah Wolfson has demonstrated superior leadership in redesigning Suffolk County Community College’s Excelsior Program, our concurrent enrollment program with Suffolk County high schools.  When she accepted the leadership of this program enrollment was stalled.  But, soon thereafter, enrollment soared over 300% and continues to grow.

“Using leadership tools learned at the Chair Leadership Foundational Academy, and then the Advanced Leadership Academy, Deborah has mastered the art of maintaining high academic standards to build a quality program that appeals to high school students in Suffolk County, our service area,” the letter said.

The Chair Academy is dedicated to delivering exemplary leadership development and has offered world-class, competency-based leadership development programs for college and university leaders since 1992.

Source: Suffolk County Community College

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