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SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, May 3, 2018 SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE GALA “Celebrating 30 Years of Automotive Workforce Development”

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  Thursday May 3, 2018

“Celebrating 30 Years of Automotive Workforce Development”

7:00 pm–8:00 pm Networking Reception
8:00 pm–10:00 pm Dinner and Awards Ceremony
Hilton Long Island-Huntington
598 Broad Hollow Rd, Melville, NY 11747

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For more information please contact the Foundation Office at 631-451-4458 or gala@sunysuffolk.edu

The Suffolk Community College Foundation’s mission is to support student access to quality education and vocational skill training by providing scholarships, emergency loans and funding for program development. Additionally, the Foundation seeks to engage alumni to maintain their connection to the college, to support foundation events, philanthropy, student mentorship and internship opportunities.


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Suffolk County Community College Sharks Take Silver at National Competition

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Suffolk County Community College Team members and high school graduated from

Top Row left to right:
Leighann Sepulveda (Sachem North HS), Rachel Steck (Comsewogue HS), Corina Bonifacio (Smithtown East HS), Genna Consalzaio (West Babylon HS), Danielle Mignogna (William Floyd HS), Jessica Ferretti-(Sayville HS), Kathryn Fritz (Newfield HS), Stefanie Espey (Islip HS), Jessica Geist (Newfield HS), Destiny Leonard (Riverhead HS), Leah Schweigert (William Floyd HS).

Bottom Row left to right:
Melanie Adams (Ward Melville HS), Gianna Modica (East Islip HS), Katlyn Alger (Sachem North HS), Angelique Scala (Longwood HS), Cameryn Graziano (William Floyd HS), Jessica Maina (Centereach HS), Ciara Meisner (East Islip HS), Alyssa Ambrosio (Kings Park HS), Emily White (Ward Melville HS), Jessica DeStefano (West Islip HS), Sarah Kavanagh (East Islip HS), Samantha Bona (Smithtown West HS).

The Suffolk County Community College Cheer Team placed second in the Open All Girl Division at the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) Nationals held on January 15 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Disney World.

Suffolk faced a tough division of 12 teams. Six went on to the finals. Ten of the 12 other colleges Suffolk competed against were four-year institutions.

In past three years, Suffolk has brought home a bronze and two silver medals. The difference between first and second place at last year’s Nationals was 11.2, this year it was .8 .

“The planning and the rebuilding has already begun and we look forward to heading back to nationals with a vengeance,” said Head Coach Gina Caputo.

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Drew Biondo
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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, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Margaret Ashida Higher Education STEM Outreach Leader award at the annual meeting of New York State STEM Education Collaborative on July 31.

Dr. Foley, of Stony Brook,  was 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.


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Video – Suffolk County Community College 2017 Stay on Long Island Initiative & NYS Presidential Scholarship Awards

 

A scholarship program conceived by Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay in 2010 to staunch Long Island’s “brain drain” by keeping talented, motivated students on Long Island and attending Long Island Colleges and Universities has awarded scholarships totaling more than $640,000.


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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

Peter Tarantino

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.

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Learn more about Theatre Arts at Suffolk County Community College


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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

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Benefactor Builds Suffolk Students’ Futures with Computers, Jobs and Internships

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Photo at left, L to R: Peter Maritato, Academic Chair; Professor of Engineering Science and Electrical Technology; Scott W. Erath President, Wm. Erath & Son, Inc.; student Patricia Filbert, Construction Technology – Architectural Technology A.A.S. Degree; Natalie Niemann, Associate Professor of Construction Technology.

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Photo at right, L to R: Peter Maritato, Academic Chair; Professor of Engineering Science and Electrical Technology; Scott W. Erath President, Wm. Erath & Son, Inc.; Jennifer Navarro, Construction Technology – Architectural Technology A.A.S. degree; Natalie Niemann, Associate Professor of Construction Technology.

Scott Erath’s  Amityville Company Wm. Erath & Son, Inc. has helped build students’ futures for nearly a decade by supporting the construction technology program at Suffolk County Community College with student internships, jobs and hardware.

Erath awarded two students — his eighth such award, that now totals more than $30,000 — with laptop computers preloaded with construction industry software at a ceremony on May 3.

Erath said he gives the awards because he loves to give back and often hires students from Suffolk.

Patricia Filbert of Shirley and Jennifer Navarro of Central Islip were awarded the laptops by Erath that are worth nearly $2,000.

“Industry partnership with higher education is a win-win situation,” said Suffolk County Community College Academic Chair of Science and Engineering Pete Maritato.  “Industry partners have a pipeline to employees that are prepared and ready to work on their first day and our educational programs benefit from industry feedback allowing the alignment of courses to industries’ needs and providing ‘real-life’ work experience for students.”


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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.

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

Source: Suffolk County Community College


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Suffolk Men’s Track and Field Win Season Opener

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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)

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

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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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