News & Press Releases

5 October 2016

New York Small Business Development Center Advisor Wins 2016 State Star Award

The New York Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is pleased to announce Christina Loggia, Business Advisor with the Farmingdale State College SBDC, has been awarded the 2016 State Star for New York.

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1 July 2016

Top SBDC honors for three LI entrepreneurs

Three Long Island small-business owners were among nine statewide earning NY SBDC Entrepreneur of the Year honors this week.

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14 July 2015

Q&A with Erica Chase

"Erica Chase is in the business of helping small businesses grow. Chase is acting director of the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College, a cooperative between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the State of New York. Chase and her experienced staff advise entrepreneurs on everything from developing marketing strategies to locating appropriate funding. She talked with Long Island Business News about an array of issues, including Internet-based business, regulatory hurdles and doing what you love versus something you’re great at doing."

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8 December 2013

Keeping a tight rein on quality control

"When outsourcing a product, quality control can be problematic," says Walter Reid, a business adviser with the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State College. "The manufacturer might not comply with all quality control agreements in the contract and may make changes to make the manufacturing easier."

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28 June 2013

2013 Veterans Business Outreach Center Excellence in Service Award - John A. Narciso

John A. Narciso, Farmingdale SBDC advisor and NYS Program Coordinator of the Veterans Business Outreach Center, was awarded the SBA's 2013 Veterans Business Outreach Center Excellence in Service Award.

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2 May 2013

State Opens Sandy Help Centers in Town of Babylon

"A New York State Small Business Development Center Disaster Recovery Center is now open at 19 West Hoffman Avenue in Lindenhurst for small business owners seeking assistance."

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1 April 2013

Fusion Health & Fitness gym in Long Beach opens after Sandy

Highlighting Farmingdale SBDC client Fusion Health & Fitness gym in Long Beach, NY, the article discusses the impact of Hurricane Sandy on local small businesses.

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