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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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4/27/17 Hip Hop Entrepreneurs Technology Conference at Suffolk County Community College

Thursday, April 27, 2017 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Hip Hop Entrepreneurs Technology Conference

Suffolk County Community College,
Michael J. Grant Campus Brentwood, NY

Van Nostrand Theatre

A Guide to Youth Empowerment

Turn your passion into profits and invest in yourself!

Free to attend.

“When young people are excited about science, technology, engineering and math, that’s not just good for them. That’s good for America.” – President Barack Obama

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Connect with Suffolk County Community College Alumni Entrepreneurs & Business Owners on LinkedIn

Brought to you by the Entrepreneurial Assistance Center

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Contact Dr. Daphne Gordon (631) 851-6214 gordond@sunysuffolk.edu or Alumni@sunysuffolk.edu

REGISTER NOW

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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3/7/17 – Free Seminar for Prospective College Students

Supervisor Romaine Announces Free Seminar for Prospective College Students

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Farmingville, NY – On March 7, the Brookhaven Youth Bureau and Suffolk Community College will host a free seminar for parents and students who are interested in enrolling in college. Representatives from Suffolk Community College will discuss the college application process, financial aid opportunities and scholarship opportunities. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Brookhaven Town Hall third floor media room, located at 1 Independence Hill in Farmingville.

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine said, “It’s that time of the year when parents and their children need to make very important decisions about the future. Thanks to this event, they will be able to navigate much more easily through the system.”

“Suffolk Community College offers more than 100 programs across three campuses and two downtown centers in our county,” said Suffolk Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay. “We provide an affordable, high quality education that can provide students with a stepping stone toward a four year institution. The college also offers a host of grant and scholarship programs. I urge students to learn more about all that Suffolk has to offer.”

Councilmember Michael Loguercio, who serves as Town Board Liaison to the Youth Bureau, said “I remember going through the college selection process with my children, so I recommend that parents and students attend this event. It will get them off to a good start and help them to make the right choices.”

The seminar will take approximately a half hour. Directly after the seminar portion of the program, there will be time for questions and further information for those in attendance.

Participants are asked to register in advance with the Brookhaven Youth Bureau by Friday, March 3 by calling (631) 451-8011.

Division of Public Information * Office of the Supervisor
One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595

Source: The Town of Brookhaven

Randi Weingarten, AFT President, to be Honored at 2017 Suffolk County Community College Gala

weingarten-mckay-2017Prominent labor leader, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO will be honored by The Suffolk Community College Foundation at its annual Salute to Excellence Gala whose proceeds will be used to fund need and merit-based scholarships, emergency student loans and quality academic enrichment programs.  The Foundation distributed more than $650,000 in scholarships and aid last year.

The Salute to Excellence Gala celebrating Weingarten and the college will be held on May 4 at the Hilton Long Island in Huntington.

“We will celebrate and recognize a great labor leader whose advocacy for education and the middle class has helped advanced the most important engine in creating the American Dream and a better life for each generation,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay.

“The mission of the Foundation is to reduce the economic barriers to higher education and foster student success.  The Salute to Excellence Gala is the College’s single largest event held annually to generate financial support, community awareness and most importantly make a difference in the lives of our students,” said Executive Director of the Suffolk Community College Foundation Dr. Sylvia A Diaz. The celebration will begin at 7 pm.

Gala sponsorships, tickets and journal advertisements are available now through the Suffolk Community College Foundation website:
https://sunysuffolk.thankyou4caring.org/events/salute-to-excellence-gala

Source: Suffolk County Community College


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1/11/17 More than 600 to Attend Suffolk Unity Day at Community College

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More than 600 middle school and high school students will attend The Suffolk Center On The Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding (CHDHU) and Suffolk Human Rights Commission co-sponsored Unity Day on the Suffolk County Community College Michael J. Grant Campus, Brentwood, and Wednesday January 11, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The day’s theme is the power of words and symbols.

Students will view a Suffolk County Community College produced video, Fear, Hatred and Hope: The Power of Words and Symbols and feature keynote speakers Stony Brook University Clinical Assistant professor Robbye Kinkaid and Holocaust survivor, Werner Reich.

Students will also see theatrical performances by Hauppauge High School and North Babylon High School Theater students and attend workshop sessions by College and community leaders.

“During a time of increased incidents of hate speech and action on Long Island, the country and throughout the world, Unity Day has taken on the responsibility of teaching the hundreds of students who will attend the power that lies in acting with respect for others. There will be workshops on Hate Crimes and discrimination laws conducted by the Suffolk County Police Department Hate Crimes Unity and the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission. Students will learn what they can do in their schools, their families, and communities to create safe environments for themselves and others,” said Rabbi Dr. Steven Moss, chair, CHDHU.

EVENT
Unity Day

DATE:
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

TIME:
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

PLACE:
Suffolk County Community College
Michael J. Grant Campus
Sagtigkos Building, Van Nostrand Theatre
Crooked Hill Rd.
Brentwood, NY

Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/cwRDPwNNpHR2

Contact:
Jill Santiago
CHDHU
santiaj@sunysuffolk.edu
631-451-4117


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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

11/30/16 Presidential Lecture Series at Suffolk County Community College

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Recognizing the Impact of Global Awareness:
A Conversation with ZimKids Orphan Trust
Wednesday, November 30
11 a.m. – Eastern Campus, Shinnecock Bldg., Room 101
Additional class presentations will be held on the Michael J. Grant Campus at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. on November 28;
and the Ammerman Campus at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. on November 29. There will be a Faculty Association-sponsored
presentation to the faculty on November 29 on the Ammerman Campus.
For more information about any of 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.
The Suffolk County Community College Presidential Lecture Series is an annual forum 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, initiatives, and activities conducted by the College or in partnership with external stakeholders.

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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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