March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Eleanor Fapohunda 2008


  • Title: Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
  • Company: Farmingdale State College
  • Location: 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, NY 11735
  • Birthplace: Florida

Family: Three adult children and two grandchildren
First job outside of real estate: Department of Labor, Washington, D.C.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I work with faculty to
develop new curricula, plan workshops/conferences, as well as co-chairing the college’s
Commencement Committee. I also mentor students and new faculty. I plan to remain in
higher education seeking a higher administrative position.
Hobbies: Reading, watercolor painting, traveling
Person you admire most (outside of family): Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Keys to success: Commitment, focus, perseverance, risk taking and “people skills”
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Lawyer