Gary BrownProfessor

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Gary "Doc" Brown of Farmingdale recently received the Distinguished Service Award from Farmingdale State College in recognition of his dedication and service to the education profession. Brown recently announced his retirement as a professor with dual appointments in Farmingdale's Biology and Ornamental Horticulture departments, the latter of which he served as chair from 2000-2009. He has also received numerous awards during his 43-year career at Farmingdale, including the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1998.