Ceremony for Long Island University's
New Riverhead Location on Nov. 30
Long Island University will formally open its newest location in
Riverhead with a ribbon-cutting celebration on Thursday, Nov. 30,
"Long Island University at Riverhead brings challenging, highly
respected graduate-level courses to central Suffolk County and the
North and South Forks," said Jennifer Browne, associate provost
of the new site. "We welcome our neighbors in eastern Suffolk
County to discover quality private education in a convenient location."
Students pursue courses leading to degrees in childhood education,
teaching students with disabilities, literacy education and certification
in childhood education. Classes are offered during the evening and
Additionally, Long Island University's ground-breaking, fully online
Master of Science and Advanced Certificate programs in Homeland
Security Management operate from Long Island University at Riverhead.
They are the first of their kind approved and registered with the
New York State Education Department, and are among the first in
the nation. "Law enforcement, public safety and private security
professionals, as well as public officials and people with undergraduate
degrees who are interested in a homeland security career, will find
no better program in this vital and growing field," said Browne.
Long Island University's Riverhead site is located on the Eastern
Campus of Suffolk County Community College (SCCC). Long Island University
classes began in September 2006 in a 10,000-square-foot building,
which features eight wireless classrooms as well as offices for
faculty and administrative staff. More than 200 students can be
accommodated at the site. Long Island University and SCCC are in
discussions to develop four-year undergraduate degree programs together,
with SCCC offering the first two years and Long Island University
the second two years.
The celebration will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., with the official
ribbon-cutting ceremony set for 5 p.m. Those interested in attending
the celebration should reply to (631) 287-8301. Long Island University
at Riverhead is located at 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road in the Long
Island University Building. Visit www.liu.edu/riverhead for directions
and more information.
Posted: November 15, 2006
Long Island University at Riverhead
121 Speonk-Riverhead Road - LIU Building
Riverhead, New York 11901-3499