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Science Project:New Building Coming Soon Suffolk will soon be unveiling a new Science and Technology Building on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. Slated to open in 2014, the 64,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility will include labs, lecture halls and classrooms. Kennedy Center Applauds Suffolk  The enormous wellspring of talent within Suffolk’s theatre department has been recognized by the...

Adult Learners: It’s Never Too Late To Become The Person You Truly Want To Be

You wake up every day to return to the same job you have been dragging yourself to for the past 10 years. However, you don’t see a way out. More sitting at a computer crunching numbers you don’t care about; or performing mind-numbing data entry; or completing work that, let’s face it, was fine a decade or so ago, but is starting to wear on you physically now. You’ve always been interested...

Physical Therapist Assistant Programs: Rewarding Careers that Help People Return to Function

Young or old, everyone has a job to do -- learning, growing, playing, working, caring for and interacting with others, are all among the “occupations” of life. Sometimes physical challenges prevent people from participating fully in the job of living: injury, stroke and illness can all play a role in making it difficult for people to perform everyday tasks or be as independent as they would...

Come Out with Your Degrees Up! Criminal Justice Program Offers A Variety of Career Options

If you have a desire to help others and enjoy a job where something different happens every day, a career in criminal justice may be for you. Suffolk County Community College offers an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice to fulfill the needs of students with diverse career goals. The program also offers internships that are available to help students gain valuable on-the-job...
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New Student Success Center Changes Everything Engineering a More Efficient Student Experience

Suffolk County Community College students are often asked to step back from the familiar surroundings and attempt to look at the world differently in hopes of making new, positive changes. Recently, the College chose to do the same by assessing its routine practices in an effort to deliver student support services more efficiently. The result? Welcome to the new Student Success Center at the...

Brawn to Brains: Skills are the future of manufacturing

You may have heard that manufacturing jobs are a thing of the past. While it’s true that old-fashioned assembly line jobs are dwindling, a new kind of manufacturing job is starved for skilled workers. Today, over 60 percent of manufacturing employees have at least some college education, according to a U.S. Department of Commerce report. What’s more, a 2011 report from the Manufacturing...