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The Dr. Randolph Manning ’69 Memorial Student Success Fund

The Dr. Randolph Manning ’69 Memorial Student Success Fund

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The Dr. Randolph Manning ’69 Memorial Student Success Fund was established with generous gifts from Dr. Manning’s friends in loving memory of his commitment to the students of Suffolk County Community College.  The Fund provides critical support to students attending the Eastern Campus who are facing financial hardships that threaten their continued enrollment.  Your generous support will celebrate the spirit in which he gave to our students so selflessly, with generosity and always with a gentle smile.

“Dr. Randy Manning was an innovator and leader in higher education. He was a man with vision who cared deeply for the thousands of students whose lives he touched. Dean Manning will be remembered for his gentle spirit, scholarly insight, professional guidance and genuine concern for all. This fund recognizes his legacy of service and excellence at Suffolk County Community College.”

                        – Dr. Dorothy “Dee” Laffin, Executive Dean, Eastern campus

Please click HERE to learn more about this critical student success opportunity and to share your 100% tax-deductible gift to honor the memory of Dr. Randolph Manning, ’69.  Please share this email with your friends.

SUFFOLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION

533 College Road – The Cottage, Selden, NY 11784-2889

E-mail: williach@sunysuffolk.edu  |  Phone 631.451.4551

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3/2/17 Albany, NY – Advocacy Day for Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College Albany Trip

Thursday March 2, 2017

Advocacy Day for Higher Education

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Suffolk County Community College Alumni in the Albany area contact alumni@sunysuffolk.edu


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Watch Suffolk County Community College TV Commercial with Alumni Transfers

Have you seen our Suffolk County Community College TV Commercial

Featuring our Suffolk County Community College Alumni that have transferred

  • Rebecca Robb, Cornell University
  • William Rayfield, Binghamton University
  • Victoria Lohwasser, St. John’s University
  • Jorge Vallecillo, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Send us your alumni updates to alumni@sunysuffolk.edu or register online


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5/4/17 Save the Date Salute to Excellence Gala Honoring Randi Weingarten, President of American Federation of Teachers

Suffolk Community College Foundation

Save the Date for Salute to Excellence Gala

May 4, 2017
Hilton Long Island-Huntington
598 Broad Hollow Rd, Melville, NY 11747

Honoring Randi Weingarten, President of American Federation of Teachers

7:00 pm–8:00 pm Networking Reception
8:00 pm–10:00 pm Dinner and Awards Ceremony

See photos from Salute to Excellence 2016

REGISTER ONLINE

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Suffolk County Community College Physical Therapy Assistant Oath Ceremony 12/19/16

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Mon, 19 Dec, 2016 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Physical Therapy Assistant Oath Ceremony

Celebrating the most recent alumni

Connect online Physical Therapist Assistant Department  Facebook
Location: Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead Building 114
533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784
Fees: Free
Contact: alumni@sunysuffolk.edu


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Career Fair a Jump Start to Those Interested in Automotive Industry Jobs 12/7/16

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More than three dozen auto employers — dealerships and service companies – will help jumpstart your career at the Suffolk County Community College Automotive Technology and Career Services Automotive Career Fair at the college’s Automotive Technology Center on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Auto companies from across Long Island have confirmed their attendance at the premier Auto Technology career event sponsored by Suffolk County Community College and open to those who are interested in automotive dealership management and repair opportunities.

Suffolk County Community College offers an A.A.S. degree in Automotive Technology on its Ammerman Campus in Selden.  It is a certified program that is designed to prepare students for employment as automobile technicians.

The programs offered are the Honda PACT program, the Toyota T-TEN program, the General Motors ASEP program, and the General Automotive ATAC I & ATAC II programs.

Today’s automobiles are equipped with complex computer and electronic systems that requires highly trained, skilled professionals who are competent in math, science and computer technology.  Communication and management skills are equally important for success in the field.

“Students in our program are preparing not only for their futures, but the future of their industry,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay.

McKay urged those who are interested in careers in the automotive industry, either in dealership management or on the repair side of the business, to attend the one-day event.

Automotive Career Fair
Suffolk County Community College Automotive Center
533 College Rd., Selden, NY 11784
Parking Lot 11
Wednesday December 7, 2016 – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 Confirmed attendees include:

Burns Motor Company

Acura of Huntington
Audi of Huntington
BMW of Bayside
Lexus of Smithtown
Lexus of Southampton
Mercedes Benz of Southampton
Sunrise Volkswagen

Competition Auto Group
Competition BMW of Smithtown
Competition Infiniti
Competition Subaru of Smithtown
Mercedes Benz of Huntington
Mercedes Benz of Smithtown
Sprinter of Smithtown

VIP Auto Group
Westbury Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge-Ram
Grand Prix Subaru
Garden City Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge-Ram
Fiat of Westbury
Levittown Ford
Alfa Romeo
Huntington Volvo
Tesla
Babylon Honda
Apple Honda – Riverhead
Honda City – Levittown
Smithtown Nissan
Gregoris Motors, Inc.
Nissan/Subaru – Valley Stream
Snap-On Tools
Plandome Service – Manhasset
Helms Brothers Mercedes/Volkswagen/Volvo – Queens
Farmingdale College
Best Buy Geek Squad
Firestone
Good Year
Kunzler Tire Service – Port Jeff Station
Atlantic Toyota – Amityville
Van Buren Buick – Garden City Park
GNYADA (Greater NY Dealers Association)
Lexus
Middle Country Automotive
Matco Tools
Pine Air Truck Service

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Auto Tech Alumni Volunteer

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


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Suffolk County Community College Alumni Selfie – Small Business Saturday #ShopSmall 11/26/16

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As a graduate of Suffolk County Community College, you are in great company. In fact, there are more than 125,000 people just like you who are now living and working across the county — and the world!

We encourage you to maintain your relationship and support alumni businesses!

On Small Business Saturday, November 26, 2016

1. Visit a Suffolk County Community College alumni business.

Partial List of Alumni Businesses:

* = Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP) Alumni

2. Share your #ShopSmall selfie through E-mail alumni@sunysuffolk.edu or

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Suffolk County Community College Alumni Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

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About Small Business Saturday®
American Express founded Small Business Saturday® in 2010 to help business owners with their most pressing need – getting more customers. Today, the nation has embraced the day as part of the holiday shopping tradition. Shoppers, businesses, government officials, local organizations, and corporate partners come together to celebrate their neighborhoods on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.


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Suffolk County Community College Fall Presidential Lecture Series Announced

November 18, 2016

TO:                  The College Community

FROM:            Dr. Shaun L. McKay

SUBJECT:     Fall Presidential Lecture Series Announced

 

I am pleased to announce the second Presidential Lecture Series to be presented at Suffolk County Community College.  This annual forum is meant to engage the college community in meaningful conversations that can inspire each of us to bring about positive change in our communities.  It also provides the College with an opportunity to meet its mission-related strategic goal of enhancing community enrichment through increased participation in social and cultural events and activities conducted by the College or in partnership with external stakeholders.

 

This year’s presentation is entitled, “Recognizing the Impact of Global Awareness: A Conversation with ZimKids Orphan Trust.” The lecture will be held on Wednesday, November 30th at 11 a.m. in the Shinnecock Building, Room 101, on the Eastern Campus.  ZimKids provides 300+ orphans in the Pumula North, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe area with educational opportunities, skills training, food, medical care, and recreational activities.

 

Additional presentations will be held on the Michael J. Grant Campus at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Monday, November 28th in Captree Commons Room 114, and on the Ammerman Campus at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29th in the Eaton’s Neck Room, Babylon Student Center. There will also be a Faculty Association-sponsored presentation to the faculty on Tuesday, November 29th at 3:30 p.m. in the Eaton’s Neck Room as well.

 

Tickets to attend the lecture are free for the college community and available at the Ammerman Campus Box Office, Islip Arts Building- 121; the Michael J. Grant Campus Van Nostrand Box Office, Sagtikos Arts and Science Building-Room 133; and the Eastern Campus, Office of Campus Activities, Peconic Building-122.  Classes are encouraged to attend.  If you would like tickets for your entire class, please contact Patty Munsch at munschp@sunysuffolk.edu.

 

For more information about the presentations, please contact Cynthia Eaton, Professor English, at eatonc@sunysuffolk.edu or Dr. Patty Munsch, College Assistant Dean for Student Engagement, at munschp@sunysuffolk.edu.\

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30th Annual Halloween Festival Sponsored by: Student Affairs #SUNYSFLK

Halloween Festival

    Sword Swallower Roderick Russell
Reptile World
Jester Jim the Juggler
Balloon Artistry
Haunted House
Stylin’ Sounds DJ
Balloon Artistry & Entertainment by Wayne, Carol & Guests 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Carnival Booths & Games
Petting Zoo
Inflatables

FREE ADMISSION THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT
Park in Lot #7
NO PETS ALLOWED
Please bring a NOT Expired non-perishable food item for our FEAST Food Pantry.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: NO children under the age of 10 will be allowed in the Haunted House under

See photos from 29th Annual Festival October 2015

Hosted by Suffolk County Community College

Office of Campus Activities & Student Leadership Development

Alumni volunteers contact (631) 451-4941 or alumni@sunysuffolk.edu


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Reunited And It Feels So Good! – Physical Therapist Assistant Program of Suffolk County Community College

Reunited – Physical Therapist Assistant Program of Suffolk County Community College

Physical Therapy Assistant Alumni Reunion Brunch 9/25/16

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Reunion & Retirement Acknowledgement for Dr. Cheryl Gillespie (seated third from left) Photo credit: Victoria Pendzick

 

 

Images courtesy of Suffolk County Community College, Media Services.

Sunday September 25 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Lombardi’s on the Bay 600 South Ocean Ave, Patchogue, NY 11772

Over 50 alumni, faculty, employers, clinical sites and friends of Suffolk County Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program gathered to support academic excellence. Guests traveled from across New York, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire to share special acknowledgement for Dr. Cheryl Gillespie on her retirement.

The event was coordinated and partially sponsored by the Suffolk Community College Foundation. Serving as event host and Master of Ceremony Russell Malbrough, Director of Alumni Relations, introduced the event goal to provide an opportunity to support volunteer leadership and college graduates.

Dr. Sylvia A. Diaz, Executive Director for the Foundation, shared greetings from College administration. She spoke to the importance of bringing together staff, alumni and our community partners to create new opportunities to transform lives through faculty support and the Maureen Davidson Memorial Physical Therapist Assistant Scholarship.

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Program Directors (l to r ) Dr. Keith Perrucci, Dr. Cheryl Gillespie and Founding Director Marjorie Sherwin.         Photo credit: Victoria Pendzick

Marjorie Sherwin (Founding Program Director 1967 – 1999) shared remarks honoring a very special woman she hired and worked along side for decades who has done so much for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, professional groups and the greater community, Dr. Cheryl Gillsepie.

Dr. Sylvene Blissett passed along insight of Dr. Cheryl Gillsepie’s leadership and impact on the American Physical Therapy Association, New York chapter, Long Island District.

Surprise guest Kevin Gonzalez shared memories of his mother reviewing homework, grading papers and putting her all into making sure Suffolk Community College students succeed.

Dr. Cheryl Gillsepie (Program Director 1999 – 2015) graciously commented her primary goal was to create community. She asked each of the alumni to stand and state their class years ranging from 1976 – 2015. She encouraged the alumni, employers and clinicians to meet one another and consider ways to support the program.

Dr. Keith Perrucci (Program Director 2015 – Present) provided a road map to the program future including professional development opportunities, expanding internship and job opportunities and seeking to maintain conversations with the newly launched online tools.

PTA Alumni Association Page

http://sunysuffolk.thankyou4caring.org/pta

Physical Therapist Assistant Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/SUNYSFLKPTAPROGRAM

PROGRAM HISTORY

Suffolk County Community College comprises three campuses and serves a geographical area of 110 miles.  The Ammerman Campus, home to the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program encompasses 156 acres of land with fourteen buildings.  The PTA program is housed in the Riverhead Building with the nursing program and several other allied health programs. It is part of the Department of Education, Health and Human Services.

The College officially opened its doors in 1960 occupying temporary facilities.  Students were officially accepted at the Ammerman Campus in the fall of 1961.  The Physical Therapist Assistant Program was developed in 1969 as one of the four original PTA programs in the country.  The first class of 13 students graduated in 1971 and class size has remained a constant at 26 students accepted annually each Fall.

The PTA program faculty comprises two full-time faculty members and two part-time professional assistant.  The current program director has occupied the position since January 2016 after the previous director’s retirement. The current ACCE has served in that capacity since 1999.

Suffolk County Community College Mission Statement: Suffolk County Community College promotes intellectual discovery, physical development, social and ethical awareness, and economic opportunities for all through an education that transforms lives, builds communities, and improves society.

Alumni Association Mission Statement: To enhance the well-being of our student body, alumni, faculty, College and community by providing scholarships and establishing various social, athletic, cultural, economic and fundraising events.


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