The May 2017 meeting of the College’s Board of Trustees – originally scheduled for Thursday, May 18th – has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The next scheduled meeting date for the College’s Board of Trustees is Thursday, June 15, 2017. The time and location for the June 2017 meeting is Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center, 20 East Main Street, Riverhead, New York.

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Ground Broken: Renewable Energy & STEM Center Coming to Grant Campus


State and local elected officials, Suffolk County Community College students, faculty and administration  celebrated the ground breaking of a  two-story, 33,792- square-foot Renewable Energy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Center on the Suffolk County Community College Michael J. Grant, Brentwood campus on September 17. The new center  will be the first of its kind in the state community college system. Fifty percent of the $19.5 million center’s funding comes from New York State.

The new facility will house laboratories and classrooms to teach installation, maintenance and repair of solar, photovoltaic, wind, geothermal and other green power technologies, according to Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay who said plans call for the building to be solar-powered with geothermal heating.



STEM Center Groundbreaking
Photo l to r: NYS Assemblyman Andrew P. Raia, Suffolk Comptroller John M. Kennedy, Jr.; Dick O'Kane, Long Island Federation of Labor; Legislator Sarah Anker, Legislator Leslie Kennedy, Legislator Thomas Barraga, Suffolk County Community College Board of Trustees Chair Theresa Sanders, Suffolk County Community College Student Reporter Tara Hack, Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay, Bianca Paul, STEM student scholar in geology; Suffolk County Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory; Legislators William Lindsay III, Kara Hahn and Monica Martinez; NYS Assemblyman Phil Ramos.