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35th Annual Golf Classic Suffolk Community College Foundation

35th Annual Golf Classic Suffolk Community College FoundationAugust 20th, 2018
33 days to go.

6/13/18 HIA-LI Manufacturing Committee Meeting at Suffolk County Community College

Please join us on Wednesday, June 13 from 8:30am – 10am at the Suffolk County Community College campus in Brentwood (1001 Crooked Hill Rd), Rm 114, in the Captree Commons building for a panel of experts discussing their programs to reach down into the high schools, manufacturing training programs for post secondary and career changers and college programs internships. Start building your talent pipeline today! Join us for this enlightening program about the efforts on Long Island to grow your next generation of manufacturing talent!

HIA-LI Manufacturing Committee Meeting

Wednesday, June 13th, 8:30 am – 10 am at

Suffolk County Community College – Brentwood

1001 Crooked Hill Rd, Rm 114, Captree Commons building (Map)



As a consultant to manufacturers on Long Island, every manufacturer I meet expresses how hard it is to find the help they need. They voice their need to recruit, train, develop and retain workers. The HIA-LI Manufacturing Committee will be conducting a series of presentations and panels on developing a pipeline for new talent, training, recruiting and retaining their next generation of talent.

Join us as our panel of experts discussing their programs to reach down into the high schools, manufacturing training programs for post secondary and career changers and college programs internships. Start building your talent pipeline today! Join us for this enlightening program about the efforts on Long Island to grow your next generation of manufacturing talent!

We hope to see you there!


Kevin Devecioglu

Ron Loveland

Thomas Heinlein, Administrative Coordinator

HIA-LI | 225 Wireless Boulevard, Suite 101, Hauppauge, NY 11788

P: (631) 543-5355 | F: (631) 543-5380 | E: theinlein@hia-li.org

www.hia-li.org |

Source: 2018 HIA-LI


6/13/18 Town of Brookhaven Job Fair

Town of Brookhaven Job Fair

One Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738

Brookhaven Job Fair 2018-6Job Seekers
FREE admission for job seekers! Bring your resume and be ready to talk to prospective employers! 2018 graduates welcome! View Companies Attending Job FairView FlyerRead Press Release

Call the Office of Economic Development or register online to reserve your recruitment table. Only $100! Call 631-451-6563 for more information.

June 13
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Brookhaven Town Hall
Second Floor Auditorium
1 Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738

Last Year’s Event
On June 6, more than 400 residents attended the sixth annual Job Fair held at Brookhaven Town Hall. The free event, which was sponsored by the Division of Economic Development and the Brookhaven Business Advisory Council (BBAC), gave job hunters the opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives from 96 companies in and around Brookhaven who are looking to hire qualified candidates for a wide range of positions.


Pictured left to right (picture at top of page) are Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright; BBAC Secretary Kevin McCormack; Brookhaven Town Division of Economic Development Director and CEO of the Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Lisa Mulligan; Supervisor Ed Romaine; Brookhaven Town IDA Deputy Director James Tullo; BBAC Vice President Brian Cohen and BBAC Board Member Ken Oehler.

Supervisor Romaine said, “The BBAC’s Job Fair is a great event for people to find good paying job opportunities in the public and private sector. I commend the BBAC for helping residents to network and meet with company representatives who are actively recruiting candidates for employment.”

The companies and institutions that participated in the Job Fair included Amneal Pharmaceuticals; DiCarlo Distributors; New York Life Insurance; Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center; People’s United Bank; Speedway LLC; H2M Architecture & Engineers and more.

About the BBAC
The BBAC serves as the business liaison to the Supervisor and Town Board. The council is comprised of business owners and professionals who serve on a volunteer basis. The Council’s key function is to assist Town government by disseminating information to and from the business communities. They also help to compile information on business in Brookhaven Town, and develop and implement public information programs to educate the business community regarding outreach programs and assistance available to them. For more information about the BBAC call Lisa Mulligan, Director of the Town of Brookhaven’s Division of Economic Development at 631-451-6563.

Source: Brookhaven BAC



Watch Video from Suffolk County Community College Commencement on May 24, 2018


Watch Video from Suffolk County Community College Commencement on

May 24, 2018

6/3/18 LI Puerto Rican Hispanic Parade Brentwood


Please join us at the

52nd anniversary of Long Island’s largest parade, the

Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood, NY

Sunday, June 3, 2018

This year’s theme, “El Puente de la Esperanza / The Bridge of Hope” will highlight Puerto Rico’s recovery post Hurricane Maria, while celebrating how communities come together in times of need through culture and art. Our ability to unify in times of crisis, reflects the strength and resilience of our people.

We are asking any Suffolk County Community College students and alumni to come out and support this parade this year.One of our very own will be the Grand Marshall!!

Christina Vargas will be the Grand Marshall!!!

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TO:                  The College Community

FROM:           Christopher Adams, Ed.D., Vice President for Student Affairs

SUBJECT:     Christina Vargas Named as Grand Marshal of the

52nd Annual Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade – Sunday, June 3rd

I am pleased to share with the college community that Christina Vargas, Chief Diversity Officer for Suffolk County Community College, has been selected as this year’s Grand Marshal for Long Island’s largest parade—the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade. The parade will be held this coming Sunday, June 3rd, commencing at noon and ending at approximately 3 p.m.

As always, the parade is scheduled to take place, rain or shine, in Brentwood.  With tens of thousands of spectators lining the parade route along Fifth Avenue in Brentwood, thousands of marchers will head north for almost 1½ miles from the Southern State Parkway Service Road to 4th Avenue.

We are encouraging all College faculty, staff, students, alumni and families to join us and march in support of this important community event and in celebration of Christina’s recognition as Grand Marshal.  The position line-up begins at 10 a.m., and all participants must be in position before 11 a.m. as streets will eventually be closed. The College’s parade line-up position is #7 (right behind our Grand Marshal).  Anyone planning to march should arrive at our meeting location, which is 5th Industrial Court (off Fifth Avenue), in Bay Shore, NY.

This year’s parade theme, “El Puente de la Esperanza / The Bridge of Hope,” will highlight Puerto Rico’s recovery following Hurricane Maria, while celebrating how communities come together in times of need through culture and art.

Christina, along with the other parade honorees, epitomize the event theme, as each of these individuals brings hope to the local community through their daily work:

  • Grand Marshal: Christina Vargas, Chief Diversity Officer, Suffolk County Community College
  • Presidential Award: Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, DuWayne Gregory
  • Sandra M. Gil Champion Award: Isabel Sepulveda, Long Island East End Advocate
  • Nilda Alvarez Social Justice Award: Irma Solis, NYCLU, Long Island Chapter Director
  • Roberto Clemente Humanitarian Award: Sam Cruz, KBG Logistics

Parade Officials

The music, floats, dancers and artistic displays will all be part of the day’s excitement. We hope you will join us in celebrating Suffolk County Community College and Christina Vargas as the parade’s Grand Marshal.  I am confident it will be an enjoyable day of community and culture!

View Newsday June 4, 2017 Brentwood’s Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day parade draws thousands

6/13/18 Town of Brookhaven Job Fair

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For additional information contact

Town of Brookhaven, Division of Economic Development (631) 451-6563



Suffolk County Community College Graduation Thursday May 24, 2018


Ceremony Streamed LIVE on Facebook
Suffolk County Community College Graduation Thursday May 24, 2018

Suffolk County Community College will graduate 4,279 students at its Thursday May 24 ceremony in the Health Sports and Education Center on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. Graduation will begin at 11 a.m.

The celebration will be live streamed on the college’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SUNYSFLK) and feature students speakers from each of the college’s three campuses.

The featured student speakers are:

Felicia Molzon
Eastern Campus

A communication studies major from Mastic Beach, Molzon has earned Dean’s List recognition every semester for the last two years.  She served as President of Phi Theta Kappa, Vice President of the Honors Club and was also a peer mentor. A Get There from Here Scholar and a 2018 recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

Tri Nguyen
Ammerman Campus

Nguyen came to the United States from Vietnam when he was in 10th grade and later graduated from Sachem High School-East. At Suffolk, he was an SGA Senator and member of the Campus Activities Board.  He travelled to Albany with fellow students to advocate for increased funding for community colleges.  Nguyen was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence and is a Get There from Here Scholar. Nguyen graduates today from Suffolk’s Honors program and plans to further his studies in communications and business.

Lacey Troy
Michael J. Grant Campus

Troy was born and raised in North Babylon and graduated from St. John the Baptist High School.  At Suffolk, she was active in the Communications Honor Society, the Catholic Club and the Guitar/Music Club. Troy was selected to participate in the College’s Alternative Spring Break trip last March and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware to work with Habitat for Humanity.  Troy has been accepted to Hofstra University and will be majoring in Communications.

Special Programming on Suffolk’s Radio Station
New this year and as part of a weekend celebration, Suffolk County Community College Internet Radio  will present a full weekend of special programming beginning on Commencement Day, Thursday May24th.

The programming begins at 9:30 a.m. with this year’s Spring Concert Series featuring the choir, Suffolk Singers and orchestra and will be followed by college’s commencement live from the Grant Campus starting at 11 a.m. and simulcast on Sharks TV (link available on the college website sunysuffolk.edu).

After commencement, day two of the 2018 Spring Concert Series featuring the symphonic band and jazz ensemble. Following the concert it’s Class Reunion Weekend! Class Reunion Weekend will feature blocks of music dedicated to past graduating classes and will run through Memorial Day weekend.

Encores of the special programming with day one of this year’s Spring Concert Series featuring the choir, Suffolk Singers and orchestra will air on Saturday May 26 at 9 p.m. and Memorial Day at 9 a.m. Encores of Day two of the 2018 Spring Concert Series featuring the symphonic band and jazz ensemble will air Sunday May 27 at 9 a.m. and Memorial Day at 9 p.m.

Join us for a full weekend of special programming on Suffolk County Community College Internet Radio!

Media Contact:
Drew Biondo

Source: Suffolk County Community College

Gonatas Named Track & Field Athlete of Year and French Coach of the Year

Track and field awards, Matt French Coach of the year and George Gonatas Athelte of the yearThe U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has awarded Suffolk County Community College’s George Gonatas from Fort Salonga the NJCAA Division III 2018 Outdoor Track and Field Men’s Field Athlete of the Year Award for the Northeast Region.
Gonatas is ranked first nationally in the shot put and second nationally in both the discus and hammer. His mark of 13.70m (44’-11½”) in the shot put leaves him on top of the Descending Order List by more than one foot.

And that’s not all!

Matthew French, in his seventh year as Suffolk’s Track Coach has been named Northeast Coach of the Year by the USTFCCCA. Coach French has had athletes hit 30 qualifying marks for the NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships this year and his team has sat in first place in the Northeast Region throughout the entire season.

Source: Suffolk County Community College

Newsday: Suffolk County CC softball advances to NJCAA World Series

The Suffolk County Community College softball team topped Anne Arundel Community College, 6-1, in Arnold, Maryland, in the District H Championship Sunday to advance to the NJCAA World Series for the third consecutive season. They lost in the national championship game last season.

Seeding for this year’s tournament will be announced next Monday, with opening games scheduled for May 17 in Rochester, Minnesota, coach Joe Kosina said.

Karisa Lawrence pitched a four-hitter, did not allow an earned run and struck out 13 in the berth-clinching win. Sabrina Burrus’ first-inning double gave SCCC a 1-0 lead. Cori Augustine added a two-run double later in the inning and Macy Kane’s three-run double in the seventh broke it open.

“She was able to get ahead with her screwball and finish up with the rise ball,” Kosina said of Lawrence.

SCCC is 18-12 this season and 54-1 in the last three years in Region XV and District H play, Kosina said.

Source: Copyright © 2018 Newsday All rights reserved.

Suffolk County Community College Softball Team 3-Peat


The Suffolk Softball Team won their 3rd consecutive Region XV Championship on Saturday by beating Nassau in a 2 out of 3 series by scores of 6-0 and 20-2.

In game 1 Region XV Player of the Year Karisa Lawrence threw a complete game 5 hit shutout with 11 strikeouts. Alena Thompson went 2 for 3 with a run scored 2 RBIs and 2 stolen bases. Sabrina Burrus hit a solo home run and Tournament MVP Maison Zumpol was 2 for 3 with 2 runs scored and a sensational home run saving catch that had her tumble over the fence in left center field.

Game 2 was all about the Suffolk offense and reigning Region XV Pitcher of the Year Cori Augustine in the circle. Augustine threw a complete game 4 hitter with 9 strikeouts while giving up 2 unearned runs, she was also 3 for 3 at the plate with 2 runs scored and 3 RBIs. Hazel Hernandez was 3 for 4 with 5 RBIs, Alena Thompson was 3 for 5 with 3 runs scored and an RBI, Maison Zumpol was 4 for 4 with 5 runs scored and Meagan McClinchey was 4 for 4 with 5 runs scored and 5 RBIs that included a Grand Slam.

For winning the tournament the Sharks had 6 members on the All Tournament Team: Maison Zumpol– MVP, Karisa Lawrence, Alena Thompson, Cori Augustine, Meagan McClinchey and Alyssa Kelly.

Now Suffolk goes on the road to play in the District H Championship. Their 1st game will be on Saturday May 5th against Butler Community College, if the team loses they head home if they win they move on to the winner’s bracket game at 2:00 against the winner of Anne Arundel and Massasoit.

Source: Suffolk County Community College Athletics

Suffolk County Community College Employee & Friends 15% Discount on Flowers and Gifts

Mothers Day 2018 -1800 FlowersSuffolk County Community College Employee and Friends Savings Evergreen Flyer (PDF)

Suffolk County Community College Employees, Alumni and Friends can take advantage of 15% off of flowers, gourmet treats and gifts with the code:


Take advantage for Mother’s Day, Graduations, Birthdays or any special occasion. When you save money consider making a donation to support student scholarships.

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Go to www.1800flowers.com,or call 1-800-FLOWERS (1-800-356-9377)

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