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Stay on Long Island and NYS Presidential Scholars Named

A scholarship program conceived by Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay in 2010 to staunch Long Island's "brain drain" by keeping talented, motivated students on Long Island and attending Long Island Colleges and Universities has awarded... (Read More)

 

Five Towns College holds 43rd commencement in Dix Hills

Salutatorian David G. Taylor, 24, of Hampton Bays, who earned a bachelor's in mass communication, said... (Read More)

 

LIU Post holds 59th commencement in Brookville

Milton Farez, 23, economics and business administration "This is a goal I've had since... (Read More)

 

Stony Brook University holds 57th commencement

Yvette Adams, 45, business management... (Read More)

 

Peter Tarantino Wins Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Irene Ryan Acting Audition Award

Suffolk County Community College Theater student and Stay on Long Island Scholarship recipient Peter Tarantino of West Islip earned top honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival winning the Irene Ryan Acting Audition Award... (Read More)

 

Scholarships: Making Higher Education Possible

There is a common misconception that scholarships are for valedictorians or star athletes only. In reality, there are numerous types of scholarships available to students pursuing various programs... (Read More)

 

Unique Stay On Long Island Initiative Keeps Talent on LI, Suffolk Community College Students Earn Scholarships to LI Colleges & Universities

Twenty-seven Suffolk County Community College Students were awarded Stay On Long Island Initiative (SOLII) Scholarships that will provide full tuition for at a Long Island College or University... (Read More)

 

Suffolk Community College Students Earn 'Stay on Long Island' Scholarships

Twenty-seven Suffolk County Community College students-among them, four residents of the East End-have been awarded Stay On Long Island Initiative (SOLII) scholarships that will provide full tuition to further their educations at Long Island colleges and universities... (Read More)

 

Innovative Suffolk Scholarship Program Offers Free Ride to Qualified Students

(Long Island, NY) A scholarship program conceived by Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay in 2011 to halt Long Island's "brain drain" by keeping talented, motivated students on Long Island and attending Long Island Colleges and Universities has awarded scholarships totaling approximately $640,000 annually... (Read More)

 

Asya Ashour named LIU Post Class of 2013 Valedictorian

Brookville, N.Y. - Asya Ashour, an accounting major with a love of literature, a perfect 4.0 GPA and a history of community service, is the valedictorian of the LIU Post Class of 2013. She will deliver the valedictory address at Commencement exercises on Friday, May 10 on the Great Lawn before an audience of 9,000 students, faculty, administrators, parents and honored guests... (Read More)

 

Suffolk County Community College Partners with Stony Brook University to Offer Full-Tuition Scholarships

Selden, NY - Suffolk County Community College and Stony Brook University have formalized a new partnership that will provide full-tuition scholarships annually to full-time students who graduate from Suffolk and transfer to Stony Brook... (Read More)

 

Suffolk County Community College hosts SoLII Scholar-to-Scholar Symposium

Selden, NY - Suffolk County Community College's Stay on Long Island Initiative (SoLII) was established by the College's President Dr. Shaun L. McKay in 2010, in order to help outstanding Suffolk County Community College graduates, who have contributed to the College or community, to continue their education here on Long Island. Through generous full- and partial-tuition scholarships offered at Adelphi University, Dowling College, Five Towns College, Hofstra University, Long Island University (C.W. Post, Brentwood and Riverhead Campuses), New York Institute of Technology, St. John's University and St. Joseph's College, SOLII scholars are able to attend quality four-year colleges and universities close to home, thus minimizing the brain drain and allowing us to keep high achieving students here on Long Island... (Read More)

 

The College Reporter interviews Matt Skolnick

Matt Skolnick, Suffolk graduate, was offered three full tuition scholarships from the Stay on Long Island Initiative Scholarship for fall 2011. He applied to St. Joseph's, Dowling and Adelphi. He currently attends St. Joseph's College, with the help of SoLII... (Read More)

 

Dowling College partners with SCCC to Offer full-tuition scholarships to transfer students

Dowling College and Suffolk County Community College have formalized a new partnership that will provide full-tuition scholarships annually to full-time students who graduate from Suffolk and transfer to Dowling. The agreement was signed by Scott Rudolph, President of Dowling College, and Dr. Shaun L. McKay, President of Suffolk County Community College during a recent ceremony celebrating the new partnership. The signing ceremony was attended by members of the faculty and students from both colleges... (Read More)

 

St. Joseph's College partners with SCCC to offer full and partial scholarships to transfer students

Patchogue, NY - November 22, 2010 - St. Joseph's College is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Suffolk County Community College to provide full- and partial-tuition scholarships to SCCC graduates transferring to St. Joseph's. SJC President S. Elizabeth A. Hill, C.S.J., J.D. and SCCC President Dr. Shaun McKay formalized the agreement at a signing ceremony on November 8 on the College's Long Island Campus. Students, faculty and staff from both colleges were in attendance, along with local legislators...(Read More)

 

C.W. Post to Offer three full-tuition scholarships annually to Suffolk County Community College graduates

Brookville, N.Y. - The C.W Post Campus of Long Island University and Suffolk County Community College have established a new partnership that will provide three full-tuition scholarships annually to full-time students who graduate from SCCC and transfer to C.W. Post... (Read More)