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Encyclopedia > Suffolk County Community College
Suffolk County Community College

Motto: Vision, Wisdom, Excellence
Established 1959
Type: Co-ed two-year Public Community College
Faculty: 453 full-time, 1,197 adjunct
Undergraduates: 22,450 total
Location Selden, NY, USA
Campus: Suburban/Rural
Curricula: 69 Academic Programs
Colors: Blue and White
Website: SUNYSuffolk.edu

Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is a two-year public college sponsored by SUNY and Suffolk County, New York in the USA. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... A community college is a type of educational institution. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Selden is a hamlet ( and census-designated place ) located in Suffolk County, New York. ... This article is about the state. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Not to be confused with University of the State of New York. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ...


The college has four campuses: The main and oldest campus is in Selden, and the other three are in Brentwood, Riverhead and Sayville. Approximately 20,000 students are enrolled at the campuses. There are about four hundred faculty members. The college receives a significant amount of its operating budget from New York State and Suffolk County. Suffolk County residents therefore pay a substantially lower per-credit tuition rate when compared to other private colleges in the region. Selden is a hamlet ( and census-designated place ) located in Suffolk County, New York. ... Brentwood is a hamlet ( and census-designated place ) located in Suffolk County, New York. ... Riverhead is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Suffolk County, New York. ... Sayville is the name of a hamlet (and a census-designated place) in Suffolk County, New York, (USA) on Long Island. ...


SCCC offers the Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, as well as a variety of certificate programs. Students may choose from 69 programs of study in the areas of business; communications and the arts; computing; health, community and human services; liberal arts/university parallel; and technical, scientific and engineering studies.


Each year, Suffolk County Community College prepares graduates to enter the work force in such marketable areas as medical records, physical therapist assistant, paralegal studies, culinary arts, graphic design, computer science, and heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Other students transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete their baccalaureate degree. Suffolk graduates have gone on to study at such institutions as Columbia, Harvard, Cornell, New York University, UC Berkeley, Boston University, and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as the State University of New York. Harvard redirects here. ... Cornell redirects here. ... New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in New York City. ... The University of California, Berkeley (also known as Cal, UC Berkeley, UCB, or simply Berkeley) is a prestigious, public, coeducational university situated in the foothills of Berkeley, California to the east of San Francisco Bay, overlooking the Golden Gate and its bridge. ... For the similarly named institution in Chestnut Hill, see Boston College. ... This article is about the private Ivy League university in Philadelphia. ... The State University of New York (acronym SUNY; usually pronounced SOO-nee) is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. ...

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Campuses

Ammerman

The Ammerman campus at Selden opened in 1961. It is the largest, first, and main campus of Suffolk County Community College. Located off of Nicolls Road it has become a landmark of Suffolk County. The main campus is the home to the majority of the sports teams as well. Selden is a hamlet ( and census-designated place ) located in Suffolk County, New York. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This New York County Route article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject New York County Routes. ... Suffolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ...


Eastern

The Eastern campus at Riverhead (actually in the hamlet of Northampton with a Speonk ZIP Code [1], [2]) opened in 1977. On Speonk-Riverhead Road, next to Riverhead-Moriches Road (CR 51), the Eastern campus is the smallest of the three. Riverhead is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Suffolk County, New York. ... Northampton is a census-designated place and town in Suffolk County, New York. ... Speonk is a hamlet located in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County, New York. ... Suffolk County Road 51 is a major county road in Suffolk County, New York. ...


Grant

The Michael J. Grant campus at Brentwood opened in 1974. Surrounded by Wicks Road, Community College Drive, and Crooked Hill Road (CR 13), the Grant campus is the solo home of the lacrosse, men's & women's track & field, men's & women's bowling, and men's & women's indoor track teams. Brentwood is a hamlet ( and census-designated place ) located in Suffolk County, New York. ... This New York County Route article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject New York County Routes. ...


Sayville

The Sayville Downtown Center opened in 2006. It is the smallest campus.


Athletics

The Athletic program is a vital component of the college's co-curricular offerings. SCCC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. Athletics are taken place on both the Ammerman and Grant campuses. Men's Intercollegiate sports teams include baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, swimming, and tennis. Women's teams include basketball, cheerleading (co-ed), cross-country, swimming, softball, tennis, and volleyball. In addition, the office coordinates an intramural program for men and women. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is an association of community college athletic departments throughout the United States of America. ...


The Men's Basketball team at the Ammerman Campus was the 2002-2003 and the 2003-2004 NJCAA National Champions. The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is an association of community college athletic departments throughout the United States of America. ...


The Arts

The mission of the art galleries at Suffolk County Community College is to bring outstanding local and nationally known artists and their work to the college in order to enrich the experiences of students, faculty, and the surrounding communities. The galleries also serve as a venue for the exhibition of artwork done by Suffolk's students and faculty. Receptions and lectures are usually held in conjunction with most exhibits, all of which are free and open to the public.


Honors Program

All three campuses have an active Honors Program for students who have demonstrated academic excellence or show the promise to do so through life experience. Honors students earn their degree while taking classes with other students committed to academic success at Suffolk and beyond. Classes are an opportunity for the students to do more interesting work with exciting faculty. Classes never exceed 20 students and are often run with less. Honors Students transfer to many prestigious colleges across America and many qualify for significant merit based scholarships. Special programs and trips are run by the Honors Program and the Honors Clubs on the three campuses. Note: The term scholarship can mean either the methods employed by scholars (see scholarly method) or an award of access to an institution and/or money for an individual for the purposes of furthering their education. ...


Honor Societies

SCCC has two honor societies, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and Alpha Beta Gamma (ABG). Phi Theta Kappa, also ΦΘΚ or sometimes PTK (see usage note), is the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs, particularly community colleges and junior colleges. ... Alpha Beta Gamma is an international business honor society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students in business curricula. ...


Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

PTK membership is based primarily upon academic achievement. Invitation to membership, which can only be extended through the local campus chapter at Suffolk County Community College, will open new doors for your academic journey. Local Chapters:


Ammerman Campus

  • Alpha Zeta Nu (AZN)

Eastern Campus

  • Alpha Eta Psi (AEY)

Grant Campus

  • Alpha Delta Gamma (ADG)

Alpha Beta Gamma (ABG)

ABG is an international business honor society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students in business curricula. Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Local Chapters: Ammerman Campus

  • Chi (C)

Eastern Campus

  • Beta Alpha (BA)

Grant Campus

  • Mu (M)

External links

  • Suffolk County Community College
  • SCCC Library Home Page
  • SCCC Honors Program
  • Suffolk Community College Faculty Association
  • Official Longhorns Team Website (SCCC Baseball)
Current arenas in the American Basketball Association Blue Conference
Baldwin Gymnasium | Barre Auditorium1 | Buffalo State Sports Arena | Burlington Memorial Auditorium2 | Centre Pierre Charbonneau | Delaware State University | Forum Civic Center | Halifax Metro Centre | Macon Coliseum | PEPS | Southern New Hampshire University | Suffolk County Community College | Suwanee Sports Academy | War Memorial at Oncenter | Washington County Convention Center
1The Vermont Frost Heaves play half of their home games at Barre Auditorium.
2The Vermont Frost Heaves play half of their home games at Burlington Memorial Auditorium.

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Suffolk County Community College (SCCC) is a two-year public college sponsored by SUNY and Suffolk County, New York in the USA.
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