Tag: Farmingdale State College

After Reversing Closure Plans, Dowling College to Lose Accreditation

Oakdale-based Dowling College, which announced and then cancelled its closure earlier this month amid negotiations with an investor, is slated to lose its accreditation on Aug. 31, according to its oversight agency. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education voted last week to withdraw accreditation for the struggling private, nonprofit liberal arts college following a two-year review, the Philadelphia-based agency said in a statement Tuesday. Students, professors and alumni were shocked by the latest development. The next move for the college, which has been in talks with British college investment company Global University Systems (GUS), is unclear.

The Complete Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities

Long Island’s biggest export is its college students, the old joke goes, but the region has more than a dozen institutions where students can earn degrees in virtually any field of study. From small specialty colleges to large research universities, there are plenty of options for students to stay local. Many of LI’s colleges and universities have dorms that allow for students to transfer here from elsewhere. But matching a student with the right school can be a daunting task. Here to make the process of deciding easier is the Press’ Ultimate Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities:

Farmingdale College Student Hit, Killed by Car

A 24-year-old SUNY Farmingdale State College student from Yonkers was fatally hit by a car in Farmingdale on Thursday night. Suffolk County police said Eyyad...

Long Island Would Suffer if Pell Grant Freeze OK’d, Officials Say

More than 150,000 college students on LI would be affected, as would the local economy, experts say.

Farmingdale State College Professor ID’d in Murder-Suicide, Police Say

Victim Patricia Ward was longtime Farmingdale State College professor.

Farmingdale State College Radio Returns After 3 Year Hiatus

“We’ll play music you won’t hear anywhere else.”

North Massapequa Woman’s Mysterious Death Probed

The Farmingdale State College secretary was missing for about a month before her body was found in Massapequa.

Farmingdale State College Opens New Campus Center

It's SUNY Farmingdale's first new academic building since 1983.
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