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Thursday, October 4, 2018 SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE GALA

2018 SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE GALA

Thursday, October 4, 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

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

 Journal deadline September 4, 2018

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The honor of your presence is requested at the Gala

2018 Salute to Excellence

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Automotive Technology Program
at Suffolk County Community College
Training Tomorrow’s Technicians Today

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

For over thirty years, Suffolk County Community College has been the destination for students seeking to make a difference in today’s exciting multi-trillion dollar automotive industry. Partnering with some of the most recognized automotive brands, Suffolk County Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Automotive Technology on its Ammerman Campus in Selden, New York. It is a NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certified program designed to prepare students for career success in this global industry. Elite partnerships with General Motors, Fiat-Chrysler-Dodge, Honda, Subaru, Toyota, BMW and their Long Island–based dealers and supporting businesses have led hundreds of students to enroll in this program.

Today’s automobiles are equipped with complex computer and electronic systems. To succeed, technicians need to be 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.

The brand-specific training programs offered at Suffolk are:
• BMW Service Technician Education Program (STEP)
• Fiat-Chrysler Mopar Career Automotive Program (CAP-Local)
• General Motors Automotive Service Educational Program (ASEP)
• Honda Professional Automotive Career Training (PACT) program
• Subaru University
• Toyota Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) program
• General Automotive ATAC I & ATAC II programs

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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

Download Sponsorship Information (PDF)

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.


 Find Suffolk County Community College Alumni Association online:

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Thursday May 3, 2018 Suffolk County Community College Salute to Excellence

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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

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


Find Suffolk County Community College Alumni Association online:

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 Click here to make an online gift to support SCCC students and programs

Auto Industry: How Do We Get the Most Qualified Technicians? Suffolk!

Listen, above, to automotive industry representatives speak about the program at Suffolk County Community College, On December 6 Suffolk County Community College sponsored a career fair attended by nearly three-dozen representatives from 200 individual Long Island Automotive employers.

Suffolk County Community College has, for nearly 30 years, been the leader in preparing the most qualified for certified automotive technicians.


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. Subaru was added to the program last year.

“Automobiles are more technically advanced than ever creating an increasing need for highly skilled technicians,” said Suffolk County Community College President Shaun L. McKay who added that the U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the number of qualified technicians needed nationwide will rise to approximately 780,000 by the year 2024, representing a 5% year-over-year increase in demand.

“Our students, as we continue to build our program, will be qualified to work in any dealership in the region,” McKay said. ‘We will be the premier training facility in the tristate region.”

EMPLOYERS REPRESENTED:

Employers Represented:

Apple Honda
Atlantic Auto Group

  • Advantage Honda
  • Advantage Toyota
  • Advantage Hyundai
  • Atlantic Audi West Islip
  • Atlantic Chevrolet Cadillac
  • Atlantic Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
  • Atlantic Honda
  • Atlantic Hyundai
  • Atlantic Lexus of 110
  • Atlantic Nissan
  • Atlantic Toyota
  • Atlantic Volkswagen
  • Audi Lynbrook
  • Chevrolet of Huntington
  • Ford Lincoln of Huntington
  • Lexus of Rockville Centre
  • Massapequa Nissan
  • Massapequa Toyota
  • Mid Island Hyundai
  • Millennium Honda
  • Millennium Hyundai
  • Millennium Toyota
  • South Shore Hyundai
  • Toyota of Huntington

BMW Tech Recruiter – Sarah Woodruff
Bram Auto Group

  • Audi of Brooklyn
  • Hudson Honda
  • Lexus of Manhattan
  • Bay Ridge Toyota
  • Bay Ridge Nissan
  • Chevrolet

Browns Jeep/Dodge/Chrysler
Burns Motor Company

  • Acura of Huntington
  • Audi of Huntington
  • Audi of Smithtown
  • BMW of Bayside
  • Honda City
  • Lexus of Smithtown
  • Lexus of Southampton
  • Mercedes of Southampton
  • Sunrise Volkswagen

City Cadillac
Competition Auto Group

  • Competition BMW of Smithtown
  • Competition Subaru Smithtown
  • Infiniti Smithson
  • Mercedes Benz of Huntington
  • Mercedes Benz of Smithtown

Eagle Auto Mall
Elite Auto NY (tentative)
Farmingdale University
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Firestone

  • 14 Long Island Locations

Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA)
Good Year

  • 10 Long Island Locations

Helms Brothers Mercedes
Hillside Honda
Hunter Engineering
Jiffy Lube

  • 17 Long Island locations

Matco Tools
Mavis Tire

  • 60 Long Island Locations

Metric Subaru
Pro Cut

Rallye Auto Group

  • Rallye Acura
  • Rallye BMW
  • Rallye Lexus
  • Rallye Mercedes Benz
  • Rally Collision Center

Smith Haven Auto Group

  • Smith haven Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
  • Smith haven Mazda
  • Smith haven Mitsubishi
  • 112 Auto Sales

Smithtown Nissan
Snap-On Tools
Subaru University
Tesla

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Save the Date Thursday May 8, 2018

“Celebrating 30 Years of Automotive Workforce Development”


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Win a Weekend with a Sleek Italian Sports Car at the 2017 Suffolk Gala

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Want to spend a weekend with a sleek Italian sports car? Here’s your chance!

A weekend with a 2017 Maserati is being raffled at the Suffolk Community College Foundation’s Annual Salute to Excellence Gala, on Thursday, May 4.

The Maserati for a weekend is courtesy of Ferrari-Maserati of Long Island who has been a supporter of the Suffolk Community College Foundation’s fundraising efforts for the past four years.

“Ferrari-Maserati of Long Island is a generous and caring organization that provides financial support for the students of Suffolk County Community College,” said Sylvia A. Diaz, Ph.D., LMSW, executive director of the Suffolk Community College Foundation.  “The Maserati Weekend is perhaps the most unique raffle we’ve ever offered and our guests absolutely love the opportunity to win such a prize.  Just imagine the experience of driving around Long Island in a fine Italian sports car!  Where would you go?”

The Salute to Excellence Gala celebrating labor leader, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO 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 sponsorship, tickets and journal advertisements are available now through the Suffolk Community College Foundation website: https://sunysuffolk.thankyou4caring.org/events/salute-to-excellence-gala


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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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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

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Suffolk Gifted $1 Million From Alumnus, Largest Ever From a Graduate of The College

SCCFoundationGala2016-5-5Suffolk County Community College class of 1978 graduate Dr. Robert Frey, seated at right, watches as family members unveil a check from the Frey Family Foundation for $1 million to the Suffolk Community College Foundation for student scholarships and aid. The gift to the college is the largest ever from a graduate of the college.

Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay, pointing at left, joins in the celebration surrounded by members of the college and foundation boards of trustees.

Frey made the gift from the Frey Family Foundation as an honoree of the college at its annual gala celebration last week.

Background

Dr. Robert Frey, now a Research Professor and Director of the Program in Quantitative Finance in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Stony Brook University, was honored by the Suffolk Community College Foundation’s Annual Salute to Excellence for the contributions of The Frey Family Foundation to the college and where Frey made a $1 million donation to the college.

Dr. Frey holds a joint appointment in the Stony Brook University’s Business School and is the President of the University’s Research Center for High Frequency Finance. He has been an adjunct professor and chair of the advisory board for the Program on Financial Mathematics at the University of Chicago and currently serves as CEO of FQS Capital Partners, Ltd., an investment management firm based in New York and London, and CEO of Harbor Financial Management, his family office.
His public service and charitable activities include service on the Boards of the Guardian Angels, Hope House Ministries, the Museum of Mathematics, the Stony Brook Foundation, and the Suffolk Community College Foundation.

Frey, his wife and daughter are all Suffolk County Community College graduates.

“Robert Frey, a class of ’78 graduate and advocate for our institution, recognizes the transformative value of his contribution and the impact it will have on the lives of our students,” said Dr. Shaun L. McKay, Suffolk County Community College president. “We cannot thank him enough for his generosity.”

“Dr. Frey’s gift is the most generous support received from an alumnus in the 58 year history of the college,” explains Sylvia A. Diaz, Ph.D., LMSW, executive director of the Suffolk Community College Foundation.  “We are delighted that Dr. Frey and his family view the community college as a bridge to opportunity.  This transformational gift advances a place where lives are changed, careers are launched, promises are kept and dreams are realized.”


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Tonight Suffolk County Community College Salute to Excellence

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Tonight is our Annual Suffolk County Community College Salute to Excellence! Thanks to all supporters for to this historic event. ‪#‎SUNYSFLK‬ ‪#‎SCCCAlumni‬

Over 60% of students at Suffolk County Community College are eligible for Financial Aid.

If you cannot attend, please consider making a donation to support student scholarships.


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