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Long Island FunFest at Suffolk County Community College June 15 – 25, 2017

Long Island FunFest at

Suffolk County Community College

Long Island FunFest

Sponsored By:

McDonalds

Long Island FunFest is the largest fair on the island and we are ready to entertain you. From Brooklyn and Queens to Nassau and Suffolk Counties, plan to start your summer with us!

June 15th – June 25th

Hours:
Weekdays: 5pm – 11pm
Weekends: Noon – 11pm

Suffolk County Community College
EXIT 53S off the LIE – Wicks Road Entrance

Kick off a summer of fun at the Long Island FunFest featuring:

Grucci Fireworks Saturday Nights After Dark

Live Music on the Long Island McDonald’s® Stage

Daily Kids Game Shows

TFCU Records and Burpee Petting Zoo – Over 50 Animals Under The Big Top Including: Camels, Llamas, Parrots, and Ponies!

World of Wonders Oddity Show

See Ronald McDonald June 17th at 4pm

& Much More…

Admission:
Monday – Wednesday: $2
Thursday: Walk-ins are $20 per person for unlimited rides
Friday – Sunday: $5

Ticket Prices:
Single ticket $1.50
20 tickets $25
50 tickets (includes 1 free ride) $50

For more information call 1.866.666.FAIR or visit http://longislandfunfest.com

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Source: © 2017 Dreamland Amusements / Long Island FunFest. All rights reserved. Site Map


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2017 Suffolk County Community College Grads are going green!

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Learn more about Sustainability at Suffolk County Community College


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May is Melanoma Awareness Month

May 2017

May is Melanoma Awareness Month

Skin cancer is when the cells in the skin grow out of control.  The most common types of skin cancer — basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas — are often curable, although they can be expensive and cause long-term health issues.  Melanoma is a more dangerous form of skin cancer and can cause death if it is not treated early.  Approximately 9,000 people die each year of Melanoma.  Luckily, skin cancer is preventable.

What Causes Skin Cancer?

The majority of skin cancers are caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light sources.  UV light can come from the sun, tanning beds, and sun lamps.  Most people are exposed to two types of UV rays: UV-A rays are the most common kind of light from the sun and can damage tissue which increases the risk of skin cancer.  AV-B rays help produce vitamin D, but too much can still cause damage. The UV Index can help you know when it is safest to be outside.

How to Prevent Skin Cancer:

  • Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher and both UVA and UVB protection. Apply every two hours, even on cloudy or cooler days.
    • Tip: many moisturizers contain sunscreen- try to wear something with SPF 15 or higher every day.
  • Wear protective clothing
    • Hats with a wide brim
    • Sunglasses that block UVA and UVB rays
    • Clothing that covers your arms and legs
  • Stay in the shade when the sun is strongest (between 10 a.m. and 4.p.m.).
  • Avoid indoor tanning devices that use UV radiation.
  • What about vitamin D? The 2015 -2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans says that nutritional needs should be met primarily from foods, fortified foods and, if necessary, dietary supplements. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned about meeting your recommended vitamin D levels.

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S.

Early Detection is Prevention:

  • Watch for any changes on your skin- new growths, sores, or changes in a mole. Talk to your doctor about any concerns.
  • Signs of melanoma include asymmetrical moles or spots, jagged borders, uneven color, spots larger than the size of a pea, or any recent changes to an existing mole or spot.

Who is at Risk?

Anyone can potentially develop skin cancer, but risk is greater for people:

  • With lighter skin
  • Who burn easily
  • With a family history of skin cancer
  • With a personal history of skin cancer
  • Who are exposed to the sun frequently
  • Who have a history of sunburns
  • Who have a history of indoor tanning
  • Who have blue or green eyes, and blonde or red hair
  • Who have certain types or a large number of moles

For more information contact the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Office of Health Education at (631) 853-3162, or visit the American Cancer Society’s “Be Safe in the Sun” page at https://www.cancer.org/healthy/be-safe-in-sun.html, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention at National Council on Skin Care Prevention  http://skincancerprevention.org/, or the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign at  www.ccmac.org.

Sent on behalf of Agnes Hahn, RN Supervisor, Health Services Office.


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3/22/17 Eastern Campus Career/Job Fair

Eastern Campus Career/Job Fair
Coordinated by: Suffolk County Community College Office of Career Services & Cooperative Education
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

JobFair

Eastern Campus • Peconic Building Cafeteria
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact: Roslin Khan, Career Services Coordinator, Career Services
khanr@sunysuffolk.edu

Coordinated by: Suffolk County Community College Office of Career Services & Cooperative Education

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2/21/17 Blood Drive at Suffolk County Community College

Campus Brief OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DEAN – AMMERMAN CAMPUS

FROM:                  P. Wesley Lundburg, Executive Dean

SUBJECT:            SCCC Blood Drive

Blood Drive at Suffolk County Community College

Date: Tuesday, Feb, 21st, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Location: 2nd floor

Babylon Student Center 533 College Road, Selden, NY 11784

1 slice of Pizza & a soda for each donor

All Donors will receive a coupon for a free Large McDonald’s sandwich

  • 2 seconds: How often someone needs blood
  • 42 days: Shelf life of donated red blood cells
  • 5 days: Shelf life of donated platelets
  • 56 Days: How often you can donate
  • 17%: Number of non-donors who cite “never thought about it” as the main reason for not giving

      Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have valid ID
  • Minimum weight 110lbs
  • Between 16-75 years of age
  • 16 year old with parental permission
  • No tattoos in past 12 months

                                                              Walk-ins Welcome!

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3/2/17 Albany, NY – Advocacy Day for Higher Education

Suffolk County Community College Albany Trip

Thursday March 2, 2017

Advocacy Day for Higher Education

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Suffolk County Community College Alumni in the Albany area contact alumni@sunysuffolk.edu


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View photos and video from Pinning Ceremony 12/22/16

Congratulations Suffolk County Community College School of Nursing!


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