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Alumnus Chris Mustakas ’16 at Suffolk County Community College Professional Development Day 2017

Alumnus Chris Mustakas ’16 speaks about his transition from Marines to Suffolk County Community College to Fordham University with current faculty and administration from Suffolk County Community College at Professional Development Day.
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12th Annual Mental Health Awareness Day at Suffolk County Community College 10/4/17

DATE:                  September 26, 2017                                              

TO:                       Ammerman Campus Faculty

FROM:                  P. Wesley Lundburg, Executive Dean 

SUBJECT:            12th Annual Mental Health Awareness Day         

Dear Faculty Colleagues:

Hope you are all enjoying the semester so far!  I wanted to share with you that our 12th Annual Mental Health Awareness Day will be held on:

Wednesday, October 4th 9:30 AM -1:30 PM

Babylon Student Center.

Workshops will run at 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM

We will again be focusing not only on raising awareness about mental health issues, but also the importance of maintaining mental and emotional wellness.

The topics for this year’s workshops will include:

  • Staying Safe-Enough is Enough, Maria Heaney, The Suffolk County Crime Victims Center
  • It’s Real: College Students & Mental Health, Ann Morrison-Pacella, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • The Biology of Addiction, Professor Michael Mangino, SCCC Nursing Program
  • What’s Eating You?: The Relationship Between Nutrition and Wellness, Joanne Lauro, Community Growth Center
  • Dying To Get High: The Heroin Epidemic in Suffolk County, William Weick, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department

(Co-sponsored by CSJHU, In Our Backyard Series Workshop)

  • Is Being Plugged in Bringing You Down: The Effect of the Digital Age on Mental Health, Representative from LICADD
  • Mindfulness for Stress and Anxiety, Lori McAndrew and Jovanna Maloney, SCCC Counseling Center

The following mental health agencies will also be present to provide information and resources:

  • Response Hotline (Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention)
  • Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD)
  • Community Growth Center (Providing Free of Charge Mental Health, Nutrition and Spirituality Services)
  • Mather Hospital Eating Disorder Program
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Victims Information Bureau of Suffolk (VIBS)
  • The Crime Victims Center (CVC)
  • SCCC CARES
  • Joseph P Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Project

Thank you for supporting this valuable program and encouraging students to increase their knowledge of mental health issues and available resources.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please call or email me directly.

Sarah Boles, LCSW

Coordinator of Mental Health Services

Suffolk Community College Counseling Center-Ammerman Campus

Ammerman Building 2nd Floor

533 College Road

Selden, NY 11784

631.451.4530

Fax 631.451.4953

boless@sunysuffolk.edu


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NASA Space Shuttle Commander Robert ‘Hoot’ Gibson ’66 from Suffolk County Community College

NASA Space Shuttle Commander Robert ‘Hoot’ Gibson ’66 from Suffolk County Community College

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Frederick Hansley ’12 The Suite Life: A Career in Hospitality Management

Frederick Hansley

The Suite Life: A Career in Hospitality Management

The Hotel and Resort Management program at Suffolk County Community College, strategically situated in Riverhead, is tailor-made to prepare students for rewarding careers in this booming industry….

Frederick Hansley graduated from the program in 2012 and was able to land a job right away at the Residence Inn in Holtsville as a result of connections made through the College’s job fair. Now, as the General Manager of the Hampton Inn in Islandia, N.Y., he reflects fondly about his education at Suffolk. “The professors have real-world backgrounds and I appreciated how the program is designed to provide hands-on experience for students,” he says.

Read the full article online at Suffolk County Community College Career Focus

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Suffolk County Community College Automotive Tech Minute – Changing an Automobile Air Filter

Suffolk County Community College Automotive Technology demonstrates how to keep your car running in tip-top shape by checking and changing your automobile’s air filter.

Suffolk County Community College offers an A.A.S. degree in Automotive Technology that is National Automotive Technician’s Education Foundation (NATEF) certified and designed to prepare students for employment as automobile technicians and professionals at automotive service facilities.

Suffolk offers four separate automotive programs that includes academic classes and automotive classes that fulfill the requirements to obtain an A.A.S. degree.

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. Suffolk recently announced a partnership with Subaru and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

“Our auto technology group is recognized regionally as the premier program,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay. Our students are in high demand and recruited to work in dealerships throughout the region,” McKay said.

Automotive Technology Alumni Online


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10/6/17 Free Women in Manufacturing Summit at Suffolk County Community College

Women in Manufacturing Summit at Suffolk County Community College

SCCC Women Manufacturing Summit

Presented by Suffolk County Community College’s Office of Workforce and Economic Development, this free event will explore the importance and impact that women have in a wide range of manufacturing and manufacturing-related industries and how STEM education can support further growth in these industries.

The conference is FREE but registration is required.

The development of this document was funded completely by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration for $2,949,137 to Suffolk County Community College, and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.

Time Activity
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Introduction of Guests
Remarks by Suffolk’s Office of Workforce and Economic Development Associate Vice President John Lombardo
Remarks by Suffolk President Dr. Shaun L. McKay
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Video Presentation: “How Women Choose Career Paths” and review of regional and national studies
Rosalie Drago, Regional Director – Workforce Development Institute
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Panel discussion features a Q & A with a wide range of leaders from regional industries, including food service manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, clothing and design, wine and spirits, aerospace and defense, and electronics.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibitions including robotics demonstrations and STEM project displays. In addition, various companies will be showcasing core products. Exhibitor space is free but you must sign up in advance. Please call 631-851-6200 for details.

 ONLINE REGISTRATION

For more information contact advmfg@sunysuffolk.edu

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9/10/17 SUNY College Fair at Suffolk County Community College

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SUNY College Fair
Suffolk County Community College (Michael J. Grant Campus)
Health, Sports and Education Center
Brentwood, NY
September 10, 2017

 

Tentative Schedule:

1:00 p.m. – Registration

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – College Fair (Field House)

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Presentation Session I

Which SUNY Are You? (Auxiliary Gym)

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – Presentation Session II

Navigating the Financial Aid Process (Auxiliary Gym)

4:00 p.m. – Program Concludes

Participating Campuses:

Adirondack CC, Alfred State, University at Albany, Binghamton University, Brockport, Buffalo State, University at Buffalo, Canton, Cobleskill, Corning CC, Cortland, Delhi, Downstate Medical, Environmental Science & Forestry, Farmingdale, Fashion Institute of Technology, Fredonia, Geneseo, Herkimer County CC, Jamestown CC, Maritime, Morrisville State, Nassau CC, New Paltz, NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Old Westbury, Oneonta, Oswego, Plattsburgh, Potsdam, Purchase, Stony Brook, Suffolk CC, Sullivan County CC, SUNY Polytechnic Institute and Tompkins Cortland CC.

REGISTER NOW


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Join us for dinner! Monday August 21, 2017 – Foundation Golf Classic to Honor Kevin Foley and Michael Grant, Jr.

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 Monday, August 21, 2017
The Hamlet Golf and Country Club
One Clubhouse Drive, Commack, NY 11725

Honoring Michael J. Grant & Kevin Foley

and

The Foley Family Scholarship Fund

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

F_Suffolk Golf Logos-ReflexSponsorship and Registration Information

You could go home with

  • Maserati drive experience with a complimentary 4 course meal
  • 4 hours leisure rental of Bentley Continental Flying Spur
  • Martha Clara private wine tasting for 6 people
  • Dooney & Bourke Coral Claremont Dover Handbag
  • Framed Children at the Beach by Renoir; Etching from the original plates, circa 1900
  • 4 hours leisure rental of 8 passenger Lincoln Limousine
  • Gift certificates to the Bistro 72
  • 2017 Apple iPad Wi-Fi 128GB Tablet
  • Ring Video Doorbell
  • SONY Bass wireless stereo headset
  • Apple TV (4th generation)
  • Samsung Gear VR–play amazing games, watch movies in your own private cinema
  • Amazon echo
  • Beats Solo 3 Wireless headphones
  • Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth speaker
  • Fire TV stick with Alexa Voice Remote
  • Foursome at Pine Ridge Golf Club
  • Salvatore Ferragamo Women’s Sunglasses
  • Maple Family Centers Family Fun Pack
  • Under Armour baskets
  • Tickets to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Tickets to a Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball game
  • Nautica men’s polarized sunglasses
  • Gift card to Monsoon
  • Tickets to the Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • 1 year dual/family memberships to the Long Island Museum
  • Gift certificate to Bubba’s Burrito Bar
  • Theatre Three tickets
  • Gift certificates to Del Frisco’s Grille
  • VIP tickets to Dangerfield’s Comedy Club
  • Tickets to the New York Red Bulls
  • NY Giants Odell Beckham, Jr. Autographed Lithographed Poster
  • Long Island Ducks with access to the VIP Duck Club,
  • Gift certificates to H20 restaurant
  • Set of four sketchings by Kiana Lom
  • Salvatore Ferragamo Women’s Sunglasses
  • Gift card to Sim Play
  • Starbucks Basket
  • Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy perfume set
  • Chanel Chance, 1.7 fl.oz
  • Two tickets for the Legends in Concert at The Gateway

And much more!

Register today

https://sunysuffolk.thankyou4caring.org/golf

34th Annual Suffolk Golf Classic, Aug. 21, Proceeds Aid Students

Email Cover Suffolk Community College Foundation Golf Classic, Proceeds Aid Students. Kevin Foley and Michael J. Grant Jr. Honored.

Successful businessman Michael J. Grant Jr. and Suffolk County Community College’s Athletic Director Kevin Foley will be honored by the Suffolk Community College Foundation at its 34th Annual Golf Classic.

The Foundation’s golf classic will be played on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack. Registration includes 18 holes of golf, access to the driving range and putting green, golf cart, lunch, a cocktail reception and awards dinner.

Do you need an incentive? Golfers scoring a hole in one on the 17th hole can drive off in a new Maserati Ghibli. Not golfing? Buy a raffle for a chance to experience a Maserati weekend. Drive a brand new Maserati for a weekend and have lunch at ? Mansion.

The proceeds from the Golf Classic support need and merit-based scholarships, emergency student loans and quality academic enrichment programs for Suffolk County Community College students.

“This year’s honorees are committed to making a difference in our students’ lives,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay.  “Both Kevin and Michael have continuously demonstrated their commitment to our college, its students and the community at large. We thank them both for helping the college’s foundation and our students.”

“We are delighted to honor Kevin Foley and Michael J. Grant. Both men inspire our  students to reach higher, study harder and achieve their academic and professional goals” said Sylvia A. Diaz, Ph.D., LMSW, executive director of the Suffolk Community College Foundation.

Register for the Golf Classic at the Foundation’s website at www.sunysuffolk.edu/golf.

Questions? Call the Suffolk Community College Foundation office at (631) 451-4458; or via e-mail at Golf@sunysuffolk.edu .

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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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