Tag: Suffolk County Community College

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:

Dowling College Abruptly Closing, Sparking Sadness, Anger

Dowling College students learned harsh lessons in sadness, anger and mistrust when their 48-year-old alma mater in Oakdale gave three days’ notice that it is closing its classroom doors forever on Friday. More than 2,400 graduate and undergraduate students waited hours this week for their transcripts while scrambling to figure out where to transfer their credits. About 400 professors, administrators and other staffers were laid off with the sudden closure of the private liberal arts college, which has another campus in Brookhaven.

Transferring From Community College: Important Things To Know

Transferring from community college to a four-year institution doesn't have to be stressful, or difficult.

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.

Ex-Dean Sentenced for Drugged-driving Crash that Killed 2

A former Suffolk County Community College associate dean was sentenced Monday to four to 12 years in prison for driving while high on drugs...

Suffolk County Transit Bus Supporters Intensify Calls for Increased Funding, Service

"To invest in public transportation is to invest in the prosperity of Long Island."
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