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Suffolk County Community College

From corrections to college: the Riverhead-based Sound Justice Initiative fights incarceration with education

Inmates at Suffolk County Correctional Facilities are studying philosophy and other liberal arts subjects in an innovative program offered by the Sound Justice Initiative in collaboration with the Suffolk County Sheriff's office.The goal of the program is to reduce recidivism through education.

Suffolk’s health and wellness center on eastern campus slated for grand opening Friday

The much-anticipated grand opening of the Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus Health and Wellness center — including the first public pool available to East End residents — will take place on Friday, the college has announced.
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College to host fifth annual Long Island Regional Seed Consortium March 10

The fifth annual Long Island Regional Seed Consortium will be held Sunday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus.

Fate of culinary school tax abatement remains undecided

The Suffolk County IDA tabled a decision until its Jan. 24 meeting. A representative of Suffolk County Community College said he is hopeful the college, the town and the school district will be able to settle the matter amicably before the next meeting.

Suffolk IDA postpones decision on culinary arts application

The Suffolk Industrial Development Agency today postponed until Dec. 14 a decision on the application of Culinary Arts Riverhead LLC for a new 10-year tax abatement.

Suffolk County Community College seeks new 10-year, 100-percent tax abatement for culinary arts property

While a dispute over payments in lieu of taxes for the past 10 years has landed in court, the new abatement sought would exempt the college from 100 percent of all real estate taxes another decade.

Culinary school owner owes town and school district more than $320,000 in outstanding ‘PILOT’ payments

An administrative mixup has shorted Riverhead Town and the Riverhead Central School District hundreds of thousands of dollars.

SCCC culinary students to prepare Thanksgiving dinners for CAST

Students at SCCC's culinary school will prepare 200 Thanksgiving dinners for North Fork residents.

Greg Blass How will the SCCC fitness center fare?

The fitness center at Suffolk County Community College's eastern campus will have a lot of private sector competition on the East End. How will it measure up?

County legislature approves $2 million funding boost for college fitness and sports center on Riverhead campus

Suffolk County Community College's sports and fitness center, plagued by delays, goes over budget. In a split vote Tuesday night, the county legislature approved additional funding.