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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

Brentwood, NY – 6/4/17 Join Puerto Rican Day Parade with Suffolk County Community College

Brentwood Parade 2017

6/4/17 Join Puerto Rican Day Parade with Suffolk County Community College

For details email: activities-grant@sunysuffolk.edu


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5/24/17 Liberty Partnership Program Annual Recognition Ceremony & Reunion

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:00 PM – 8:30PM
Liberty Partnership Program Annual Recognition Ceremony & Reunion

Montauk Point Room
Babylon Student Center
Ammerman Campus
533 College Road, Selden
RSVP on or before 5/19/17

631-451-4109
(Park in Lot 7)

Liberty Partnerships Program

The Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) at Suffolk County Community College represents a cooperative effort between the college and the Longwood Central School District , governmental agencies and business and industry to provide a unique, comprehensive and supportive environment for students who may be at risk of dropping out of school.

Reunion program generously supported by AT&T.

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For additional information contact (631) 451-4109 or alumni@sunysuffolk.edu


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Suffolk County Community College Commencement 2017 Video & Photos

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Commencement 2017

Commencement Photos courtesy of Media Services

 

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We proudly congratulate and celebrate our graduating students!

  • Create and update your Alumni Profile
  • Take advantage of shopping and dining discounts with your Alumni Benefits
  • Share your Commencement and diploma photos and learn about upcoming events through Facebook #SUNYSFLK #SCCCAlumni
  • Get professional development insights and job opportunities on LinkedIn
  • Connect with existing Alumni Affinity Groups or create your own.
  • Volunteer to help future generations of students become alumni
  • Consider recycling your Commencement gown to help our future students and the environment.

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Newsday: Suffolk County Community College holds its 55th commencement

May 21, 2017 By Christopher Cameron   christopher.cameron@newsday.com

Dr. Shaun L. McKay, President of Suffolk County
Dr. Shaun L. McKay, President of Suffolk County Community College, next to Aymer Callejas an Alumi of class 2000 accepts the diploma for his younger brother, Kevin Callejas, who died on May 28, 2016, Dr. James Keane, Executive Dean of the Michael Grant Campus is next to him at the Suffolk County Community College Graduation in Selden, May 21, 2017. (Credit: Marisol Diaz)

Suffolk County Community College held its 55th commencement Sunday in the Health, Sports and Education Center on the Michael J. Grant campus in Brentwood.

Number of graduates

4,174 total degrees awarded.

Commencement speaker

Space Shuttle Commander Robert “Hoot” Gibson spoke about his career as a fighter pilot and astronaut, attributing his success to the teachings of his father and the associate degree in engineering science he received from SCCC in 1966. “You are all going to find, just as I did, that the education that you received was excellent preparation,” he said. “I never would have dared to dream that I would get to go to space…Follow your dreams, follow your passion.”

Student speakers

Samantha Reeves, 26, of Bay Shore, who earned an associate degree in communications, could not hold back tears as she spoke of her mother, who died from cancer before she could see her daughter graduate. “A few days before she passed, she made me promise her that I would finish school regardless of how many limits life had to offer,” she said. “This moment, to me, means that I kept my promise to my momma.”

Lucia Mallozzi, of Ronkonkoma, who earned an associate degree in geological and earth sciences, spoke of the challenges she faced early in her studies. “Midsemester, tried to take my own life. Some of you may be thinking ‘Why would she admit to over 4,000 people that she attempted suicide?’ I did because the truth is that … 1 in 50 college students ages 18-24 will attempt to take their own lives,” she said. “It was a hard decision to return to Suffolk, but in hindsight it was the best decision I ever made. Because of Suffolk County Community College, I did not become a statistic.”

Graduates

Joan Bolanos-Martinez, 32, business administration

“Venezuela, right now, is having hard times. I want to help to rebuild my country. All the opportunities that I’m getting here in Suffolk, I owe this to my country.”

Victor Piccini-Ventura, 23, liberal arts

“It feels like I’ve made an impact for myself. And I hope to make an impact on others.”

Anthony Valcourt, 22, business administration

“I want to go back to my country in Haiti. My goal is to create a better opportunity for kids in need, to be able to have a better future just like I did.”

Sumayyah Uddin, 22, liberal arts

“I didn’t really want to leave Suffolk. This really became my second home. I was really shy before I came here, and now I have a bunch of friends. It kind of feels weird to uproot myself all over again.”

Source: Newsday


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Suffolk’s Peter Tarantino Earns Outstanding Performance Honors at Kennedy Center Festival

West Islip’s Peter Tarantino Wins Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Irene Ryan Acting Audition Award

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Suffolk County Community College Theater student and Stay on Long Island Scholarship recipient Peter Tarantino of West Islip earned top honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival winning the Irene Ryan Acting Audition Award on May 12.

Tarantino was awarded a $500 scholarship and an all expenses paid return to Washington, D.C. to work with six playwrights during an eight day intensive workshop.

Media Contact:
Drew Biondo
631-451-4776
biondodr@sunysuffolk.edu

Consider donating to a Theatre Arts Scholarship

Learn more about Theatre Arts at Suffolk County Community College


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2017 Suffolk County Community College Grads are going green!

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Learn more about Sustainability at Suffolk County Community College


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Free: Long Island Shakespeare Festival June 29 & July 9, 2017

The Long Island Shakespeare Festival

June 29 – July 9, 2017

at The Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building

Suffolk County Community College

533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784

William Shakespeare’s

Comedy of Errors

Directed by Nancee Moes

LISF 2017

Island Empanada in Ronkonkoma and Medford is supporting the Long Island Shakespeare Festival by donating a FREE dinner special to each winner of our upcoming Trivia Contests!
Keep watching the Suffolk Theatre Arts Department and the Suffolk Spotlight for details!

Free to attend. Please share this event information.

Consider donating to a Theatre Arts Scholarship

Learn more about Theatre Arts at Suffolk County Community College


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Saturday 5/20/17 Alumni & Friends Volunteer Commencement Set-Up

SCCC Alumni Relations

Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Alumni & Friends Volunteer Commencement Set-Up

The Health, Sports and Education Center

1001 Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11717

Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing to assist with set-up for Commencement.

Interested in helping, please contact alumni@sunysuffolk.edu


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Suffolk County Community College Habitat for Humanity Video 2017

TO:   The Suffolk County Community College Michael J. Grant Campus Community

FROM:   Dr. James M. Keane, Executive Dean and Campus CEO

During this past spring break a handful of students were able to undergo a rewarding and humbling experience. The students were able to travel to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and offer their services to Habitat for Humanity, building affordable housing for those in need. Each selected student went through hours of pre-trip planning, the one week long hands on experience in Myrtle Beach and then participated in 12 hours of reflection after the experience. The students formed strong relationships with each other, the college and Habitat for Humanity. The work they completed has driven the students to be more active in their communities. It was an experience that, in their words “will remember for a life time”.

The link highlights a few components of their work.


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Save the Date Monday, August 21, 2017 34th Annual Suffolk Community College Golf Classic

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34th Annual Suffolk Community College Golf Classic

Monday, August 21, 2017
The Hamlet Golf and Country Club
One Clubhouse Drive, Commack, NY 11725

Benefiting student scholarships and academic program support

For reservations and committee information please contact:

The Foundation Office: 631-451-4458 Or via e-mail at Golf@sunysuffolk.edu

Sponsorship and Registration Information

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