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LI Cybersecurity Conference Fri, June 9, 2017, 7:45 am – Noon

Cyber Security

Long Island businesses will learn how to protect themselves from cyber threats including identity theft, data breaches and a wide range of cyber-related challenges at the L.I. Cybersecurity Conference sponsored by  Suffolk County Community College in partnership with DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, and Legislator Kara Hahn.

Suffolk County Community College is launching a new Cybersecurity degree, an industry/education collaboration that will provide the trained workforce for tomorrow’s Long Island cybersecurity needs.

Conference Web Page: http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/cyberconf

DATE:         June 9, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TIME:          11:45 a.m.
PLACE:       Suffolk County Community College
Michael J. Grant Campus
Health, Sports and Education Center
Wicks Road, Brentwood, NY

Program and Speakers

Time Activity Location
7:45 am Coffee and breakfast; vendor displays Field House
8:30 – 8:55 am Welcome and Introduction of Guests
Remarks by Suffolk President Dr. Shaun L. McKay
Remarks by DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer, Suffolk County Legislature
Remarks by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn
Overview of Cybersecurity and IT programs by Professor Peter Maritato
Lecture Hall
8:55 – 9:15 am Keynote Address:

Hon. Michael A.L. Balboni – President and Managing Director, RedLand Strategies
Lecture Hall
9:15 am Coffee and networking Field House
9:30-10:30 am Breakout Sessions:

1. IT Security: Critical Fundamental Steps for Your Small Business
Speakers / Facilitators
Nicholas Barone – Cyber Risk & Response Services, EisnerAmper LLP
Matthew Brown – Vice President, Network Solutions and Technology
2. Intermediate Steps to Enhance Your Business’ IT Security
Speakers / Facilitators
John Cooney, Esq. – Chair, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy and Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.
Nicole Della Ragione, Esq. – Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Associate, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C
3. IT Workforce and Training Needs Within the Region (held in Lecture Hall)
Speakers / Facilitators
Peter Dispirito – Chief Information Security Officer, Flushing Bank
Benjamin Sondgeroth – Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, CA Technologies
4. Health IT: Hospital and Medical Record Security
Speakers / Facilitators
Pat M. Darienzo, CISSP – Chief Information Security Officer, Catholic Health Services of Long Island
Stephanie Musso-Mantione – Chief Information Privacy and Security Officer, Stony Brook Medicine Information Technology (SBMIT)
Kathy Hughes, Chief Information Security Officer, Northwell Health

Field House activity with vendors and coffee

Classroom
10:45-11:45 am Panel Discussion

  • Features select speakers and Laurin Buchanan, CISSP, Secure Decisions
  • Panel responds to reports from breakout sessions, survey results, and discusses skills gaps in LI’s IT workforce;
  • Audience responds to clicker survey;
  • Q&A for panelists
Lecture Hall
11:45 am Conference Closing Field House

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6/9/17 Free Cyber Conference at Suffolk County Community College

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June 9, 2017 | 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Suffolk County Community College
Michael J. Grant Campus
Health, Sports and Education Center
Wicks Road, Brentwood, NY

“Protecting Your Business: Where to Begin”

Presented by Suffolk County Community College in partnership with DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, and Legislator Kara Hahn, this topical conference offers regional businesses an opportunity to discuss the practical steps needed to protect their companies from identity theft, data breaches and a wide range of cyber-related challenges. It also creates a mutual opportunity to assess critical areas of need related to information technology.

To develop the workforce required to safeguard digital information, Suffolk County Community College is launching a new Cybersecurity degree. A collaboration between industry and education will help to maintain a successful workforce and this conference represents the first in what will become an annual opportunity to ensure that Suffolk’s programs are meeting the cyber needs of the Long Island business community.

The conference is free but registration is required.

Program and materials developed in part with support from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Dept. of Labor Education and Training Administration and the SUNY High Needs grant program but do not necessarily reflect the official position of these agencies who make no guarantees, warranties, or assurances, expressed or implied, including linked information and including, but not limited to, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

Program and Speakers

Date: June 9, 2017

Location: Health, Sports & Education Center (HSEC), Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood, NY

Cybersecurity and IT Event with Industry
Presented by Suffolk County Community College in partnership with Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature DuWayne Gregory and Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn.

Conference Program:

Time Activity Location
7:45 am Coffee and breakfast; vendor displays Field House
8:30 – 8:55 am Welcome and Introduction of Guests
Remarks by Suffolk President Dr. Shaun L. McKay
Remarks by DuWayne Gregory, Presiding Officer, Suffolk County Legislature
Remarks by Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn
Overview of Cybersecurity and IT programs by Professor Peter Maritato ’77
Lecture Hall
8:55 – 9:15 am Keynote Address:

Hon. Michael A.L. Balboni – President and Managing Director, RedLand Strategies
Lecture Hall
9:15 am Coffee and networking Field House
9:30-10:30 am Breakout Sessions:

1. IT Security: Critical Fundamental Steps for Your Small Business

Speakers / Facilitators

Nicholas Barone – Cyber Risk & Response Services, EisnerAmper LLP

Matthew Brown – Vice President, Network Solutions and Technology


2. Intermediate Steps to Enhance Your Business’ IT Security

Speakers / Facilitators

John Cooney, Esq. – Chair, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy and Partner, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek P.C.

Nicole Della Ragione, Esq. – Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Associate, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C


3. IT Workforce and Training Needs Within the Region (held in Lecture Hall)

Speakers / Facilitators

Peter Dispirito – Chief Information Security Officer, Flushing Bank

Benjamin Sondgeroth – Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, CA Technologies


4. Health IT: Hospital and Medical Record Security

Speakers / Facilitators

Pat M. Darienzo, CISSP – Chief Information Security Officer, Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Stephanie Musso-Mantione – Chief Information Privacy and Security Officer, Stony Brook Medicine Information Technology (SBMIT)

Kathy Hughes, Chief Information Security Officer, Northwell Health


Field House activity with vendors and coffee

Classroom
10:45-11:45 am Panel Discussion:

  • Features select speakers and Laurin Buchanan, CISSP, Secure Decisions
  • Panel responds to reports from breakout sessions, survey results, and discusses skills gaps in LI’s IT workforce;
  • Audience responds to clicker survey;
  • Q&A for panelists
Lecture Hall
11:45 am Conference Closing Field House

 


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

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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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SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) 4/21/17

SURC East 2017

Suffolk County Community College will host the Eastern SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC East) on Friday, April 21, 2017.

The SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event hosted each year by a different SUNY institution. The third annual SURC will be hosted at two SUNY locations: SURC East will be at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, and SURC West will be at The State University of New York at Fredonia. SURC brings together undergraduate student researchers and faculty mentors from across the SUNY system for a full day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations (oral, performance, artistic displays, and poster), luncheon with keynote speaker(s), a SUNY Graduate School and Career Fair, and professional development workshops for students and for faculty. SURC is supported by the Offices of the Chancellor, Provost, and Research Foundation, as well as SUNY student and faculty governance organizations. All undergraduate students engaged in research and their mentors across SUNY and CUNY are invited to attend.

Keynote Speaker

Stony Brook University President
Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

2016 New York College English Association Conference/Teaching of Writing Festival (10/14-15/16)

Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus, Selden, NY

The Value of the Humanities and Writing in the 21st Century

The 2016 NYCEA Conference/Teaching of Writing Festival will be held on October 14-15, 2016 at Suffolk County Community College’s Ammerman Campus in Selden, NY.  This year’s keynote speaker will be famed author, columnist, professor, and NPR personality David Bianculli.  With a career spanning more than 40 years, Bianculli continues to influence and inform television viewers with his insightful reviews and unique critical voice.  The founder and editor of the website TV Worth Watching, he has been named one of “The 25 Best TV Bloggers Right Now” by Complex.com.  His publications include Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, Dictionary of Teleliteracy, Teleliteracy, and the forthcoming book The Platinum Age of Television: An Evolutionary History of Quality TV.  He currently teaches in the Department of Radio, Film, and Television at Rowan University.

The conference theme this year is the value of the humanities and writing in the 21st century.  Paper topics may consider, but certainly are not limited to, any aspect of this theme, including:

  • Innovation and Teaching
  • Workforce Development
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Digital Humanities
  • Technology
  • Digital Literacy
  • Assessment
  • SUNY (transfer paths, credit mandates, etc.)
  • Composition Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Enrollment Trends
  • Degree Requirements
  • Service Learning
  • Pop Culture
  • Writing Centers
  • The Purpose of a College Education
  • The Job Market
  • Changing Readers/Readership
  • The Academic Needs/Abilities of Incoming Students
  • Common Core
  • The Canon in High School
  • The Canon in College
  • The Benefits of a Community College Education
  • Teaching the Humanities and Writing in High School and College
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Cultural Attitudes and Perceptions
  • The Ph.D. in English in the 21st Century
  • The Presidential Election

Submitting a Proposal:

Please e-mail 200-250-word proposals (for 15-minute papers) as attachments to nyceasccc2016@gmail.com no later than August 15, 2016 for consideration.  Be sure to include:

  • Your name
  • Your mailing address
  • Your institutional affiliation
  • Your e-mail address
  • The title of your paper/presentation
  • Any audio-visual needs or special accommodations that you might have.
  • Full panel proposals are welcome.  Panel organizers should include the proposal information mentioned above for all panel participants (no more than 4 participants)
  • Roundtable proposals are welcome. Roundtable organizers should include the proposal information mentioned above for all roundtable participants (no more than 4 participants)
  • Workshop proposals are welcome. Workshop organizers should include the proposal information mentioned above for all workshop facilitators (no more than 4 facilitators)

All submissions should receive a response by September 1, 2016.

To register for the NYCEA conference, please go to

http://www.nycea.org/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

For more information, go to http://www.nycea.org/

Any questions, please contact Doug Howard (howardd@sunysuffolk.edu) or William Burns (burnsw@sunysuffolk.edu)

Suffolk County Community College hosts 2016 New York College English Association Conference/Teaching of Writing Festival (10/14-15/16)

2016 New York College English Association Conference/Teaching of Writing Festival (10/14-15/16)

 

Suffolk County Community College, Ammerman Campus, Selden, NY

 

The Value of the Humanities and Writing in the 21st Century

The 2016 NYCEA Conference/Teaching of Writing Festival will be held on October 14-15, 2016 at Suffolk County Community College’s Ammerman Campus in Selden, NY. This year’s keynote speaker will be famed author, columnist, professor, and NPR personality David Bianculli. With a career spanning more than 40 years, Bianculli continues to influence and inform television viewers with his insightful reviews and unique critical voice. The founder and editor of the website TV Worth Watching, he has been named one of “The 25 Best TV Bloggers Right Now” by Complex.com. His publications include Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, Dictionary of Teleliteracy, Teleliteracy, and the forthcoming book The Platinum Age of Television: An Evolutionary History of Quality TV. He currently teaches in the Department of Radio, Film, and Television at Rowan University.

The conference theme this year is the value of the humanities and writing in the 21st century. Paper topics may consider, but certainly are not limited to, any aspect of this theme, including:

  • Innovation and Teaching
  • Workforce Development
  • STEM/STEAM
  • Digital Humanities
  • Technology
  • Digital Literacy
  • Assessment
  • SUNY (transfer paths, credit mandates, etc.)
  • Composition Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Enrollment Trends
  • Degree Requirements
  • Service Learning
  • Pop Culture
  • Writing Centers
  • The Purpose of a College Education
  • The Job Market
  • Changing Readers/Readership
  • The Academic Needs/Abilities of Incoming Students
  • Common Core
  • The Canon in High School
  • The Canon in College
  • The Benefits of a Community College Education
  • Teaching the Humanities and Writing in High School and College
  • Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Cultural Attitudes and Perceptions
  • The Ph.D. in English in the 21st Century
  • The Presidential Election

Submitting a Proposal:

Please e-mail 200-250-word proposals (for 15-minute papers) as attachments to nyceasccc2016@gmail.com no later than August 15, 2016 for consideration. Be sure to include:

  • Your name
  • Your mailing address
  • Your institutional affiliation
  • Your e-mail address
  • The title of your paper/presentation
  • Any audio-visual needs or special accommodations that you might have.
  • Full panel proposals are welcome. Panel organizers should include the proposal information mentioned above for all panel participants (no more than 4 participants)
  • Roundtable proposals are welcome. Roundtable organizers should include the proposal information mentioned above for all roundtable participants (no more than 4 participants)
  • Workshop proposals are welcome. Workshop organizers should include the proposal information mentioned above for all workshop facilitators (no more than 4 facilitators)

All submissions should receive a response by September 1, 2016.

To register for the NYCEA conference, please go to

http://www.nycea.org/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

For more information, go to http://www.nycea.org/

Any questions, please contact Doug Howard (howardd@sunysuffolk.edu) or William Burns (burnsw@sunysuffolk.edu)

William Burns, PhD

Associate Professor of English

Writing Center Coordinator

631-451-4537

Student Diversity Leadership Conference Friday 3/18/16

Friday, March 18, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Suffolk County Community College – 533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784 – View Map

To educate the community on what diversity is and how we can stop and come together to end the widening of the diversity gap.

Special guest speakers:

  • Christina Vargas, Affirmative Action Officer, Suffolk County Community College
  • Maria DeLongoria Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Suffolk County Community College
  • Jarvis M. Watson, Ed.D. Asst. Dean for Multicultural Affairs, Stony Brook University
  • Justin L. Brown, Diversity Awareness Program Director (D.A.P)

Sponsored by Suffolk County Community College African American Student Union & Office of Campus Activities & Student Leadership Development – Ammerman Campus

RSVP ONLINE

Diversity Conference 2016-3-18

Suffolk County Community College in Albany, NY 2/14/15

The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Conference on Saturday, February 14, 2015.  We invite Suffolk County Community College Students to join us for this one-day trip to Albany to show our presence and make key connections with the Legislative body. With the pending change in the State Assembly Speaker for the first time in decades, this it is a great time to be in the center of decision-making in our state.

Schedule for the day:

  • 7:00 AM – Depart from Suffolk County Community College, Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood, NY
  • 12:00 PM – Behind the Scenes Look at how Albany Works.
  • 2:00 PM – Meet the Electeds.  A guided tour with followed by free time to explore and enjoy the expo
  • 4:00 PM – Conversation & Cocktails– A cocktail reception hosted by New York Urban League and sponsored by Entergy, with special guests members of the New York State Legislature.  This is also an opportunity to meet CEOs from Urban League affiliates around the state.
  • 7:00 PM – Depart from Albany returning to Brentwood, NY

For additional information please contact Dr. Christopher J. Adams, Vice President of Student Affairs adamsc@sunysuffolk.edu


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