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Learning Resource Center Unveiled in Brentwood This past fall, Suffolk County Community College opened its new $30 million, nearly 75,000-square-foot Learning Resource Center (LRC) on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. It includes a lecture hall, computer classrooms, writing and reading centers, tutoring rooms, glass-enclosed group study rooms, an outdoor roof garden and a green roof...

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BUSINESS and LEGAL STUDIES Accounting  Business Administration Business Administration Online Business: Marketing Business: Retail Marketing and Management Business Management Paralegal Studies   COMMUNICATIONS and THE ARTS Communication Studies Communications and Media Arts: Journalism Digital Media and Animation Interior Design Graphic...

Go From High School to Nursing School in a Heartbeat: Suffolk-Stony Brook Nursing First Partnership

[caption id="attachment_19" align="alignright" width="225"] Ashley Camacho of Medford, N.Y. is pursuing her passion for nursing through the Suffolk-Stony Brook Nursing First Program.[/caption] By Drew Fawcett At $2.8 trillion, the healthcare industry in the United States is so large that it’s practically an economy in itself — and it’s only poised for more growth. In fact, seven of the...

Suffolk Launches Radio Station: Internet station tunes up students for broadcasting careers

By Drew Fawcett “Suffolk has given me a unique opportunity to work with the most advanced technology in the radio industry while learning from experienced professionals,” says Joseph Panzarino, a second-year student at Suffolk County Community College. This past fall, Mr. Panzarino, his fellow students and their instructors from Suffolk’s Radio and Television Production Program launched...

A Brave New World: Helping Parents of Students With IEPs Understand the Role of Disability Services Offices at College

By Mary M. Feder If your child had an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) or a 504 plan in high school, you must be familiar with the parent's role in the process. Certainly, you had access to the support and service providers and were able to track your child's program. “In college, it is a different story,” says Jennifer Forni, College Director of Disability Services at Suffolk County...

Become an Agent of Change Human Services Programs: People Helping People

By Mary M. Feder When Victoria Biancarosa joined Suffolk County Community College, she moved in and out of a few different degree programs as she tried to find her niche. However, after a few human services classes, she knew this was her chosen career. “Once I found human services, I knew that I was in love with this field,” she says. “It was the culmination of all the things I wanted...
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Get an Edge in the Job Market With a Degree in Communication Studies

By Mary M. Feder Excellent communication skills are key to success in life, career and relationships. Without effective communication, there can be misunderstanding, frustration, or even disaster caused by misinterpreted or poorly delivered messages. Communication is the process by which we exchange information between individuals or among groups of people. During this process, we try as...

A Daytime Job Shouldn’t Keep You From Lifetime Goals

By Drew Fawcett Do you feel overworked and overscheduled? If so, you’re not alone. According to USA Today, 55% of Americans don’t use all their vacation days and 41% of American workers failed to take a single vacation day last year. So it’s understandable that many working Long Islanders may find it nearly impossible to carve out the time necessary to earn the college degree that they...
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This is Suffolk County Community College

At Suffolk, we are a college for our entire community. In fact, “community” is at the core of our mission and the center of our name. It’s what we are, where we are, and why we exist. With an enrollment of approximately 27,000 students, we are the largest community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. With three campuses and two downtown centers located across the...
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“A Taste of Mother’s Day” Recipe Contest

Suffolk County Community College offers degree and certificate programs for those who have an interest in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, and Hotel and Resort Management. Students gain hands-on experience in state-of-the-art kitchens, dining rooms and even a retail bakeshop, the Baker's Workshop. Our faculty are renowned chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, caterers and hoteliers from around the...