Higher Education STEM Outreach Leader Award to Suffolk’s Candice Foley

Prestigious 2017 Margaret Ashida Higher Education STEM Outreach Leader Award to Suffolk’s Dr. Candice Foley

Candice J. Foley Professor, Ph.D.

Suffolk County Community College Professor of Chemistry and College National Science Foundation S-STEM Chair Dr. Candice Foley. photo by Victoria Pendzick

Dr. Candice Foley, Professor of Chemistry and Suffolk County Community College’s National Science Foundation S-STEM Project Director/Principal Investigator, will be awarded the prestigious 2017 Margaret Ashida Higher Education STEM Outreach Leader award this summer.

Dr. Foley, of Stony Brook,  is being recognized for her efforts promoting the integration of STEM education as a statewide and national model and for her lasting contribution to STEM career path options for students.

This award will be presented to Foley on July 31 at the New York State STEM Education Collaborative Summer Institute at SUNY Alfred.

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Drew Biondo
631-451-4776
biondodr@sunysuffolk.edu

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Suffolk’s Kleiman Honored by Philosophical Society

Professor Lowell Kleiman

Dr. Lowell Kleiman

The Long Island Philosophical Society, a regional organization with members and participants from around the world has awarded Huntington’s Dr. Lowell Kleiman, academic chair of Suffolk County Community College’s Philosophy Department its Outstanding Chair of The Year award.

The Long Island Philosophical Society was founded in the mid-1960’s, started by philosophers at Adelphi University, Hofstra and Stony Brook, eventually including all Long Island colleges and Suffolk County Community College.

Since its inception the organization has grown from local, to regional, and national, and today boasts of members and participants from all corners of the academic world.

“I am just one of many who contributed to the success of this professional and ongoing group, and proud to have been a part of this development and prouder still to be recognized by this award,” Dr. Kleiman said.

Kleiman has been at Suffolk County Community College since 1968.

“The experience of teaching and contributing  to Suffolk Community College as Academic Chair of Philosophy/Women’s Studies/Humanities has been a life-time adventure with rewards to myself, my faculty, and students,” Kleiman said.
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Audition Notice for The Long Island Shakespeare Festival 2017 Comedy of Errors

The Long Island Shakespeare Festival 2017

Audition Notice

Islip Arts Bldg., Shea Theatre

533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784

(631) 451-4163

AUDITION DATES:
Wednesday, May 17 @ 5pm
Thursday, May 18 @ 5pm

CALLBACKS: Friday, May 19 @ 5pm

The Long Island Shakespeare Festival presents:
Comedy of Errors

Bring a 1-min classical monologue
and wear movement-ready clothing.
Familiarize yourself with the script
Be prepared to read sides

HEADSHOTS REQUIRED
If called back, be prepared to learn/implement hand-to-hand combat

PLEASE NOTE
Performances for ’17 LISF have moved up:
June 29 – July 2 & July 6 – 9
Table Work: May 24th & May 25th
1st Read-through: May 26th
Rehearsals: SUN – FRI  6pm – 10pm

Single Roles:
ANTIPHOLUS OF SYRACUSE
Master type; Lost but Searching
Twin brother of Antipholus of Ephesus

DROMIO OF SYRACUSE
Bumbling Servant type
Twin brother of Dromio of Ephesus

ADRIANA
Mistress type; Jealous Wife
The wife of Antipholus of Ephesus

LUCIANA
Maiden type; Adriana’s unmarried sister

ANTIPHOLUS OF EPHESUS
Master type; Wandering-eye Husband
Twin brother of Antipholus of Syracuse

DROMIO OF EDPHESUS
Bumbling Servant type
Twin brother of Dromio of Syracuse

COURTESAN
Shrewd Courtesan type

Multiple-Cast Roles:

  • DUKE SOLINUS
  • AEGEON
  • ANGELO
  • PINCH
  • MERCHANT
  • BALTHASAR
  • OFFICER
  • NELL
  • EMILIA
  • LUCE

Read about The Long Island Shakespeare Festival

Festival 2017 Auditions


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4/19/17 Selden, NY – Career Fair

Career Fair

April 19, 2017 – 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus

533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784

Babylon Student Center

Help our students invest in their future

There will be over 45 employers collecting resumes and potentially interviewing on the spot.

This is the perfect opportunity for your students to find permanent or summer employment, internships or even be exposed to the opportunities that may be available to them in our surrounding community

Please share with your students and assist them on their journey to searching for a job/internships.

Students / alumni are encouraged to wear business attire and have resume copies.

If resume assistance is needed please contact the Career Center Rm 205

PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS

  • Able Health Care
  • ACLD
  • Advanced Optowave
  • AHRC Suffolk
  • Aid to the Developmentally Disabled
  • All Island Media, Inc.
  • Allstate/Freund Agency
  • American Environments Company
  • Arame Salon & Spa – Aveda
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Catholic Charities
  • Children of America
  • Community Program Centers of Long Island
  • Connoisseur Media – WALK 97.5/K-98.3/103.1 Max FM/94.3 The Shark
  • Cox Media LI
  • Developmental Disabilities Institute
  • Family Residences & Essential Enterprises, Inc.
  • Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket
  • Girl Scouts of Suffolk County
  • Home Depot
  • Imagine Early Learning Centers
  • Island Group Plans, Inc.
  • J. Crew
  • JVC Broadcasting
  • Level Solar
  • LGCY Power
  • Luitpold Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • MTA – Long Island Railroad
  • Nature’s Bounty Co.
  • New York City Dept. of Correction
  • New York State Police
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • NYFF Events
  • Photonics Industries International Inc.
  • Premier Home Health Care Services Inc.
  • Primerica
  • Prudential Advisors
  • QSAC – Quality Services for the Autism Community
  • Riverhead Bldg. Supply
  • Royal Apparel
  • SCO Family of Services
  • Soundview Greenport LLC
  • Spartan Capital Securities, LLC
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Stew Leonard’s
  • Suffolk Federal Credit Union
  • Teachers Federal Credit Union
  • Windowrama Enterprises, Inc.
  • YAI

Coordinated by: Suffolk County Community College Office of Career Services & Cooperative Education


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Suffolk Men’s Track and Field Win Season Opener

Malik Hinds

Malik Hinds, at right and Daniel Velasquez in the 4 x 400 relay. Hinds was named Men’s NJCAA Division III National Athlete of the Week

The Suffolk County Community College Men’s Track and Field Team kicked-off the season by winning the St. Joseph’s College Spring Opener.

Team highlights include:

  • Ilya Wilson (Islip) placed second men’s 1500 with a time of 4:21.28
  • Daniel Velasquez (Port Jefferson Station) finished third in the 400 hurdles with a time of 59.02
  • The 4 x 400 relay team took silver with a time of 3:40.30; Micah-Assibey-Bonsu (Central Islip), Malik Hinds (Bay Shore), J’Son Hobson (Bellport) and Daniel Velasquez (Port Jefferson Station)
  •  The 4 x 800 took third and fourth; the third place squad came in with a time of 9:17.32 Ryan Evans (Middle Country), Joseph Varca (Sachem North), Michael Neftleberg (Sachem North), Demetrios Caroussos (Smithtown). The fourth place team with a time of 9:41.66 was run by Carols Martinez (Central Islip), Anthony Fernandez (Middle Country), Andres Guerrero (Rocky Point) and Brandon Cotto (Bay Shore)
  • Malik Hinds (Bay Shore) took home the gold in the  Long Jump with a leap of 6.65m
  • Suffolk’s Micah Assibey-Bonsu (Central Islip) placed second in the Men’s Triple Jump with 14.28m jump.

Malik Hinds was named Men’s NJCAA Division III National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA)

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Victory is $weet For Three in Suffolk’s Cupcake War

CulinaryCupcakeWars2017

Fourteen Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts student-competitors were challenged with a  two-and-a-half hour time limit to whip up a winning cupcake at what has become an annual competition at the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts Center: Cupcake Wars.

Jacqueline Segovia of Brentwood, center, took first place and was awarded a $750 scholarship and assorted baking supplies. Jacqueline created a mango cupcake with a mango cilantro salsa and an avocado icing. At left, second place and $500 went to Yvette Boucher-Denning of Mastic Beach for her Hummingbird cupcake with salted caramel filling, cream cheese icing drizzle with salted caramel and chopped pecans. At right, Heather Hoffmann’s third place chocolate potato cupcake with a mint pastry cream and Baily’s Irish Cream buttercream, earned a $250 prize.

Learn about scholarships for Culinary Arts students

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4/23/17 – Selden, NY: Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

Out Of the Darkness Walk

Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

FROM:           Dr. Thomas S. Tyson. College Associate Dean for Mental Health Services

Subject:          Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

I am pleased to share with you that the College will be hosting an Out of the Darkness Campus Walk on Sunday, April 23rd from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on the Ammerman Campus in Selden.  This event, which seeks to increase awareness about suicide and raise funds to fight it, will benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

Join a quarter of a million people from hundreds of cities across all 50 states to raise awareness and funds that will save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. This will be the first Out of the Darkness walk to take place at a college on Long Island.  We thank Ammerman Campus student, Anne Deubel, for proposing this event idea.  Anne, working  closely with Sarah Boles, Faculty Coordinator for Mental Health Services, has been able to initiate the planning necessary to introduce a local Long Island walk on a Suffolk campus.

When someone participates in the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk, they join the effort with thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.  We are looking for supporters in the college community who understand the growing concern about suicidal behavior and are willing to do something to bolster efforts to prevent suicide.

For more information, please go online and visit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) or their Out of the Darkness Walks-New York sites. To provide you with more information, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, April 5th, in the Southampton Building, Room 230 on the Ammerman Campus.  Anyone who would like to join the committee or participate in the event is invited to attend.

Thank you in advance for considering providing support to this important initiative.

REGISTER ONLINE

Location: Suffolk County Community College – Ammerman Campus
533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784
Contact: Anne Deubel; 631-704-7266; longislandny@afsp.org

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4/7/17 2nd Annual AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENT UNION Student Diversity Leadership Conference

AASU Diversity Conference Flyer 2017-4-7

Friday April 7, 2017

9:00AM to 3:00PM

Suffolk County Community College

Ammerman Campus, Babylon Student Center

533 College Road, Selden, NY 11727

Maria DeLongoria, Ph.D. Assoc. Professor of History, Medgar Evers College

Kaliah D. Greene, M.B.A. Asst. Dean, VP of Academic Affairs, St. Joseph’s College

Jarvis M. Watson, Ed.D. Asst. Dean for Multicultural Affairs, Stony Brook University

Conversations about Campus and Community Interaction from the Student Perspective:

  • Systemic privilege in America
  • Community Building: What role do community colleges and their students have in building diverse and inclusive communities?
  • Protesting in America, Then and Now: Does protesting still work?

Afternoon session will feature panel discussion with student organization leaders

Welcome back to members of the African Diaspora Alumni Network

See photos from 2016 Conference

ONLINE REGISTRATION


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Suffolk – St. John’s University Create Seamless Pathway from Community College to University

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Suffolk County Community College and St. John’s University have entered into a new partnership to ensure that students will be able to transfer seamlessly from Suffolk to St. John’s. The institutions formally announced the agreement at a signing ceremony on March 30 at Suffolk County Community College’s Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood.
The agreement signed by the colleges’ presidents provides 33 associates-to-bachelor degree programs for students who will be provided an academic pathway to transfer to St. John’s University. St. John’s University will also generously award an annual $17,000 scholarship to students who attain a set academic goal.

“Enhancing access and affordability to higher education is a shared goal of Suffolk County Community College and St. John’s University,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay.  “This agreement will further that goal by providing a pathway for Suffolk students to complete their associate degrees at Suffolk and transition to St. John’s University to complete their baccalaureate degrees. The agreement between St. John’s University and Suffolk County Community College will provide students from the region with access to a high-quality, affordable education,” McKay said.

“This mutually beneficial academic agreement supports St. John’s strategic priorities of ensuring student success and expanding community partnerships,” said Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D., President of St. John’s University.  “Suffolk County Community College is the largest community college in the SUNY system and we look forward to the continued matriculation of students from Suffolk to St. John’s. This partnership will establish a pathway for student success through the completion of their baccalaureate degrees at St. John’s University.”

“This new relationship with St. John’s will create incredible opportunities for Suffolk graduates.  It is a real testament and joy to share with an institution of the caliber of St. John’s University the education of Long Island’s greatest resource,” said Suffolk County Community College Dean of Instruction Dr. Paul Beaudin.

Suffolk County Community College prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Students transition to a variety of baccalaureate programs here on Long Island, throughout New York State and the nation.

About St. John’s University
Founded in 1870, St. John’s is a Catholic and Vincentian University that promotes student success through academic excellence, global studies, and a focus on service. Students from 47 states and 123 foreign countries pursue more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Red Storm—St. John’s 17 BIG EAST, Division I men’s and women’s athletic squads—is considered New York’s hometown team. St. John’s has three New York City campuses—in Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island—along with its Long Island Graduate Center. The University also has a campus in Rome, Italy, in addition to study abroad locations in Paris, France, and Seville, Spain.

About Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk has more than 27,000 students enrolled at three campuses in Selden, Brentwood and Riverhead, and is the largest community college in New York State. Suffolk offers Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees and professional certificates in 100 programs of study.

  Suffolk County Community College St. John’s University – College of Professional Studies
1 Business:  Marketing A.A.S. Advertising Communication:  Creative or Account Executive Tracks B.S.
2 Business:  Marketing A.A.S. Public Relations B.S.
3 Criminal Justice A.S. Criminal Justice B.S.
4 Communication Studies A.A. Communication Arts B.S.
  5    Communications and Media Arts:  Journalism A.A. Journalism
6 Communications and Media Arts:  Journalism A.A. Photojournalism B.S.
7 Hotel and Resort Management A.A.S. Hospitality Management B.S.
8 Paralegal Studies A.A.S. Legal Studies B.S.
9 Radio and Television Production A.A.S. Television and Film Studies B.S.
Suffolk County Community College St. John’s University – The School of Education
10 Liberal Arts and Sciences: Education (Child Study) Emphasis A.A. Childhood Education Grades (1-6) B.S./Psychology Concentration
11 Liberal Arts and Sciences: Education (Child Study) Emphasis A.A. Childhood Education Grades (1-6) B.S./Social Studies Concentration
12 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Adolescence Education

Biology Emphasis A.A.

Adolescent Education (7-12) B.S./Science Concentration
13 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Adolescence Education

English Emphasis A.A.

Adolescent Education (7-12) B.S./English Concentration
14 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Adolescence Education

History Emphasis (Social Studies) A.A.

Adolescent Education (7-12) B.S./Social Sciences Concentration
  15    Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Adolescence Education

Mathematics Emphasis A.A.

Adolescent Education (7-12) B.S./Math Concentration
Suffolk County Community College St. John’s University – St. John’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
16 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  General Studies A.A. Psychology B.A.
17 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  General Studies A.A. Government and Politics B.A.
18 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Humanities Emphasis A.A. English Option English B.A.
19 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Humanities Emphasis A.A. Foreign Language Option French B.A.
20 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Humanities Emphasis A.A. Foreign Language Option Italian B.A.
21 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Humanities Emphasis A.A.          Foreign Language Option Spanish B.A.
22 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Humanities Emphasis A.A. Philosophy Option Philosophy B.A.
23 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Mathematics A.A. Mathematics B.S.
24 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Science Emphasis A.S. Biology B.S.
25 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Science Emphasis A.S. Chemistry B.S.
26 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Science Emphasis A.S. Environmental Studies, Ecology B.S.
27 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Science Emphasis A.S. Psychology B.A.
28 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Social Science Emphasis A.A. History Option History B.A.
29 Liberal Arts and Sciences:  Social Science Emphasis A.A. Sociology Option Sociology B.A.
30 Visual Arts, A.S. Fine Arts, B.F.A.
Suffolk County Community College St. John’s University – The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
31 Business Administration A.S. Accounting B.S.
32 Business Administration A.S. Business B.S.
33 Business Administration A.S. Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Risk Management and Insurance

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4/8/17 The Lively Arts Presents Mutts Gone Nuts!

The Lively Arts Presents
Mutts Gone Nuts!

MuttsGoneNuts

April 8th
1pm and 3pm

Back by popular demand ––
dogs from shelters are now in showbiz!
You can expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in the smash hit performance that leaves audiences everywhere howling for more.

Van Nostrand Theatre
Sagtikos Building
Suffolk County Community College
Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood

General admission: $15
Students 16 years of age or younger: $10.
Veterans and SCCC students with current ID: One FREE ticket
For more information call 631-851-6589

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