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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...and Putnam In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone . The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1127 am EDT Mon Jun 18 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...and Putnam In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone . The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1021 am EDT Mon Jun 18 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...and Putnam In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone . The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1021 am EDT Mon Jun 18 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...and Putnam In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level ozone . The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value...the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young...and those with preexisting respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1103 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young and those with pre existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. For additional information, please visit the New York state department of environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. 1103 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018 ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk...Orange...Putnam Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for ozone. The air quality index...or aqi...was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the health concern. When pollution levels are elevated...the New York state department of health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young and those with pre existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting their personal physician. For additional information, please visit the New York state department of environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345. -- Monday Jun.18 18,02:34 PM

Six SCCC Students Named PTK All-State Scholars

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Six SCCC students will be honored by The SUNY Chancellor as recipients of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) ALL-New York Academic Award at the New York State Museum in Albany.

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From (top, L to R, to bottom L to R): Leonard Giambalvo; Jaclyn Kletchka; Sean Deery; Cassidy Whelan; Lauren Bury; and Anthony Mercurio.

Photo by: SCCC.

Selden, NY - February 27, 2017 - Six Suffolk County Community College students will be honored by The SUNY Chancellor as recipients of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) ALL-New York Academic Award at the New York State Museum in Albany on Thursday, March 2.
 
“These outstanding students are representative of the scholarship and achievement opportunities afforded by our college,” said Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay. "I congratulate all of the students on this achievement."
 
The Phi Theta Kappa Award Ceremony recognizes outstanding community college students throughout the state. The ceremony is sponsored by New York Community College Trustees, the New York Community College Association of Presidents, Community College Business Officers Association, and the Faculty Council of Community Colleges.

Suffolk County Community College was recognized just last week by PTK for excellence in the area of membership development with a PTK REACH Reward. 

Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in higher education, serving nearly 1,300 colleges in all 50 states and nine sovereign nations. Members of the All-New York Academic Team are recognized for the academic achievements, leadership accomplishments, and engagement in community service.

Leonard Giambalvo
3.7 GPA
AS, Accounting

Leonard Giambalvo, an Accounting Major from Islip Terrace, with a 3.7 grade point average. He has earned Dean’s List recognition every semester during the last two years and serves as Executive Financial Chair of the Campus Activities Board, an Orientation Leader and a Get There From Here Scholar. He was recently selected as Phi Theta Kappa All-State and is a Coca-Cola Scholarship competition nominee. Leonard plans to study Accounting at St. Joseph’s College or St. John’s University.

Jaclyn Kletchka
3.8 GPA
AAS, Liberal Arts

Jaclyn Kletchka is a Liberal Arts Major from East Islip with a 3.8 grade point average has earned Dean’s List recognition every semester during the last two years. Jaclyn serves as President of the Alpha Zeta Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a Get There From Here Scholar and a member of Suffolk County Community College’s Honors Program. She was selected for Phi Theta Kappa All-State and is Coca-Cola Scholarship competition nominee. Jaclyn plans to major in Child Study at St. Joseph’s College.

Sean Deery
4.0 GPA
AS, Business Administration

Sean Deery is a Business Administration Major from Hampton Bays, with a 4.0 grade point average who has earned Dean’s List recognition every semester during the last two years. Sean serves as President of Phi Theta Kappa, student representative for Tree Campus USA and a Back Yard Garden Group member. He was recently selected as a Phi Theta Kappa All-State and is a Coca-Cola Scholarship competition nominee. Sean’s goal is to attend Cornell University or St. John's University double majoring in Business and Environmental Studies.

Cassidy Whelan
3.9 GPA
AAS, Liberal Arts

Cassidy Whelan, a Liberal Arts major from Center Moriches with a 3.9 grade point average who has earned Deans List Recognition every semester for the last two years. Cassidy serves as student representative for the concierge desk at the Eastern Campus, a Get There From Here Scholar and is a regular volunteer for the Kent Animal Shelter. Cassidy plans to study Diagnostic Medical Sonography at LIU Brooklyn.

Lauren Bury
3.7 GPA
AAS, Liberal Arts

Lauren Bury, a Liberal Arts major from Babylon with a 3.7 grade point average who has earned Dean’s List recognition every semester during the last two years.  Lauren serves as President of the Honors Club, Regional Vice President of Phi Theta Kappa’s Alpha Delta Gamma Chapter, and is a recipient of the Fishers Scholarship. She volunteers regularly as a Sunday School Teacher.  Lauren plans to attend Adelphi University to major in Business Marketing and Economics.

Anthony Mercurio
4.0 GPA
AAS, Chemical Dependency Counseling

Anthony Mercurio, a Chemical Dependency Counseling Major, from Holtsville, with a 4.0 grade point average who has earned Dean’s List Recognition every semester for the last two years. Anthony serves as President of Phi Theta Kappa, Student Advisory Board member of the CTEA Local Advisory Council and is a Get There From Here Scholar. Anthony plans to study Nursing at Stony Brook University.