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Today, Five Towns College has nearly 30 undergraduate and graduate programs of study, an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students. It is difficult to imagine the humble beginnings of this institution and the success of our graduates.

The vision for Five Towns College began in 1969, when the baby boom generation was flooding New York area colleges and universities. At that time the community college movement was in its infancy, the State University of New York was filled to capacity, and the baby boom generation was exploding. Seats in existing colleges and universities were almost impossible to find, as draft- age men sought deferments from the Vietnam War by enrolling in college.

At that time, a group of community leaders, led by the Five Towns College founders, Dr. Stanley G. Cohen and Mrs. Lorraine Kleinman Cohen, understood the great need for higher education services, particularly in the southwestern corner of Nassau County, NY – a geographic ...

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