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Dr. Shaun McKay speaks at his inauguration
Dr. McKay and Senator Lee Zeldin at the Senator's annual Black History Month Awards Ceremony - Feb. 21
Your Success Starts at Suffolk
Welcome to Suffolk County Community College! Here you will find affordable, quality higher education delivered in small class settings, led by faculty with credentials from many of the country's most acclaimed colleges and universities. Read Dr. McKay's Full Welcome Message.
Initiatives, Progress and Leadership
32nd Annual Suffolk Community College Golf Classic
On August 24, 2015, the Suffolk Community College Foundation held its 32nd Annual Golf Classic. Former Suffolk County Police Commissioner, Deputy County Executive and Community College Executive Dean John C. Gallagher was the honoree. Proceeds from the event support need and merit-based scholarships, emergency student loans and quality academic enrichment programs for students.
Stay On Long Island Initiative Keeps Talent on Long Island
The SOLII 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 awarded scholarships totaling approximately $640,000 to 27 Suffolk County Community College students. The program has awarded more than $3.7 million in scholarships to 116 Suffolk County Community College students since its inception.
49th Annual Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Celebration
Dr. McKay joined community leaders on June 7, 2015 to celebrate the annual Puerto Rican/Hispanic Day Parade in Brentwood, N.Y. More than 3,000 people marched in the 49th annual Latin American cultural celebration and crowds were estimated to be in the tens of thousands.
Commencement - May 17, 2015
With more than 4,306 graduating students, Suffolk's 53rd commencement was its largest ever. It was held in the field house of the Health, Sports and Education Center on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood.
Ground Broken on Grant Campus Learning Resource Center
On May 11, 2015, Ground was broken for a new 74,198 square foot Learning Resource Center (LRC) and library on Suffolk County Community College’s Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. Joining Dr. McKay (left to right) Michael J. Grant Campus Executive Dean James Keane, College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay, Dick O’Kane, president of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk, Suffolk County Legislators: Monica Martinez, Sara Anker, Thomas F. Barraga, Robert Trotta and Leslie Kennedy, at right Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr.
2015 Salute to Excellence Gala
Suffolk President Dr. Shaun L. McKay joined to honor the following financial leaders making a difference: Bill Brown, Executive Vice President, US Head of Network, HSBC Bank USA, N.A.; Gregory S. Garritano, founder of G.S. Garritano & Associates and chief financial officer of The Lauro Group; The Honorable John C. Cochrane, Sr., vice president, First National Bank of Long Island and Captain, United States Navy, Retired and David L. Calone, Founder, Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund, LP.
Dr. McKay Recognized for Stay on Long Island Initiative With John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award
Dr. McKay discusses why he initiated the Stay on Long Island Scholarship Program and how it has already generated more than $3.1 million in scholarships.
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the William J. Lindsay Life Sciences Building
Dr. McKay shares his thoughts about the late Presiding Officer, the new building and the special ribbon-cutting ceremony.
2014 Commencement - A Record 4,189 Graduates!
Watch our 2014 commencement ceremony, our College's largest ever graduating class!
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2014 Salute to Excellence Gala
Suffolk President Dr. Shaun L. McKay joined Long Island labor leaders to celebrate the College, the labor movement and posthumously honor Suffolk County Legislator and Presiding Officer William J. Lindsay.
Black History Month Awards Ceremony
Dr. McKay was honored by New York State Senator Lee Zeldin as keynote speaker at the Senator’s annual Black History Month Awards Ceremony on Feb. 21 at the Brentwood Public Library.
Community Leaders Breakfast Meeting
Dr. McKay used this opportunity to present an update on College activities and to share his vision for the institution with the 40 community leaders in attendance. Additional sessions will be held at other campuses.
Kick-Off Reception for 2014 Gala
Dr. McKay hosted a reception for the Foundation’s upcoming Salute to Excellence Gala. Forty friends of the College attended the invitation-only event at Insignia Steakhouse in Smithtown. The Gala will take place Thursday, April 24th at the Hilton Long Island/ Huntington at 7 p.m.
New TV Commercials
See how Suffolk is preparing students for future academic success
Dr. McKay Supports ALAS Competition
Dr. McKay showed his support for the Association of Latin American Students dance competition on Dec. 13, 2014
Dr. McKay Thanks Legislators
On Dec. 17, 2014, Dr. McKay recognized Lynn C. Nowick and Wayne R. Horsley, two departing Suffolk County Legislators who were champions of the College.
Dr. McKay Recognized by HIA
Dr. Shaun L. McKay was honored by the Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA) during its 35th Anniversary Gala for critical contributions to workforce development.
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Embracing our Difference in Patchogue
As part of the traveling Embracing our Differences display, Dr. McKay spoke about tolerance and human understanding to students at the South Ocean Middle School.
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Ben Vereen visits Dr. McKay and Suffolk theatre students
Tony-award winning actor Ben Vereen met with Dr. McKay and offered a master class to Suffolk's theatre students
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Embracing our Differences
Suffolk and the Center on the Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding recognize artists in L.I.’s largest outdoor art exhibition
Suffolk Celebrates Unity Day
The college marked Suffolk County Unity Day on Oct. 24th with a host of events designed to encourage acceptance and mutual understanding
SUNY Completion Day
Suffolk participates in SUNY-wide "completion" event to let students know the benefits of completing an associate degree
SCC Foundation Fashion Show
The 11th annual event showcases employees, friends and alumni for scholarship development
Honoring Ellen Schuler Mauk
Following 43 years of service – 34 years as President of the Faculty Association – Prof. Schuler Mauk was recognized by the entire college community
Suffolk’s Academic Convocation
View photos and read Dr. McKay’s speech from Suffolk’s Academic Convocation on September 3, 2013
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SCC Foundation Golf Outing
More than $76,000 was raised during the 30th annual golf fundraiser
Suffolk/LIU Expand Partnership
Ceremony announces LIU Brentwood’s relocation to the Suffolk’s Michael J. Grant Campus
SCCC hosts the Metal Industries Company (MIC) from Trinidad and Tobago
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Emerging Leadership Award
Learn how Dr. McKay is being recognized for building a pipeline of effective leaders at Suffolk.
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Stay on Long Island Initiative (SoLII)
The Stay on Long Island Initiative (SoLII) is a program created by Dr. Shaun L. McKay. It seeks to ensure that Long Island’s brightest and most talented students consider the merits of continuing their education at a Long Island-based college or university.
SCCC YouTube Channel
Click here to visit the SCCC YouTube Channel for videos of recent events.
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