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From the Foundation President

Bob Van Nostrand Dear Friends,

Farmingdale State College is one of the fastest growing colleges in the region offering rigorous academic programs, a diverse student body, an exceptional faculty and a beautiful 380-acre campus. In fact, U.S. News and World Report recently named Farmingdale State College one of the best public colleges in the north. The College has been a vital player in this region for more than a century with more than 100,000 alumni, recent graduates and student interns providing the fuel for the Long Island economy.

Farmingdale State College has ambitious plans to expand programs and build new facilities. Surpassing all expectations for growth in enrollment, the College needs your financial help to balance growth while increasing quality in programs and adding new buildings. Your support helps Farmingdale State College provide financial assistance to worthy students, fund faculty development and expand programs that enrich the educational experience. Your assistance will ensure that our College remains a leader among elite public institutions in this region and beyond.


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Robert Van Nostrand '77
Chair, Farmingdale College Foundation

Development & Alumni Engagement

The Office for Development and Alumni Engagement works closely with the Farmingdale College Foundation – raising and managing critical philanthropic dollars for the College, cultivating meaningful relationships with donors, corporate partners and community friends – and the Farmingdale Alumni Association, keeping our 100,000 alumni informed, engaged, proud, and supportive of the College, strengthening their lifelong connection to FSC students and each other.

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