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One Student’s Trash is Another’s Award-Winning Business Innovation

“Scrap-It!” That’s what Orville and Cynthia Davis, seniors at Farmingdale State College, want people to do with the junk – old tools, bottles and cans, clothes, furniture, broken-down appliances, and more – they’ve accumulated in their basements, attics, garages, and storage sheds over the years. People now have a way to make that job easier […]


New Partnership To Help Single Moms On Their Path to College Completion

While many of today’s college students still uphold the criterion for being “traditional” (e.g., under 21, attending college straight after high school), more and more students are coming from different backgrounds. Each year, 2.1 million single mothers enroll in higher education, and according to research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, nearly 90 percent […]


Water Quality Research Is Helping To Protect Our Public Health

The numbers tell the story. Although water is the most abundant resource on the planet, just 3% is fresh water, and just 1% of that is available for drinking. It’s clear that water sustainability – the greatest guarantee for its availability – requires responsible and proper management. Our waterways are essential to the many various […]


Research on Climate Change Looks to Make a Positive Impact on Our Environment

Since 1970, every year on April 22 nearly 200 countries around the world celebrate Earth Day to show support for environmental protection and our planet. According to Earth Day Network, this modern environmental movement is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world, and for good reason; from pollution to the reduction of plant […]


Advancing Clean Energy All Across New York

The reports of climate change echo in our news cycle quite frequently now. As we continue to look for solutions to help mitigate the problems that a changing climate bring to us, one of the most frequent fields that can make a difference is clean energy. Changing the way we consume and produce energy to […]