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MSG Varsity

On May 12, MSG Varsity aired an all-new television special titled “Robotics,” which followed three local high school teams as they prepared to compete in the SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) sponsors this event as part of FIRST’s (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology...

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Fred Breithut Scholarship Winners Announced at SBPLI's Robots and Roses Reception

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) will be hosting the Robots & Roses Scholarship Reception on June 12 at Farmingdale State College, starting at 6:00 p.m.

Robots & Roses is a fundraising event, supported in part by Farmingdale State College, with proceeds going to benefit the Fred Breithut Scholarship Fund, which is...

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) announced that nine FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) teams from Long Island will represent their region at the FIRST 2012 Championship and World Festival Expo that will take place April 26-28 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri.

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FESTO Corporation

At its VIP reception on March 30, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) received checks in the amount of $25,000 each from Motorola Solutions Foundation and FESTO Corporation. The money supports the cost of this year’s Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC), which was held March 30-31 at Hofstra University....

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Award Winners at 13th Annual Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

More than 1,200 students from 50 high schools from Long Island, the New York metropolitan area, Pennsylvania and Ohio participated in School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc.’s (SBPLI) 13th annual Long Island Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. The event took place on March 30-31 at Hofstra University’s...

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Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition to be Held March 29-31

On March 30-31, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. will present its 13th annual Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University. Doors open at 9 a.m.

Fifty teams from Long Island, the metropolitan New York...

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Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

High-school students from three states and Long Island- and metropolitan New York-area schools will have the opportunity to showcase their hard work after an intense six weeks of designing and building an original robot in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (www.usfirst.org). From March 29-31, at Hofstra University’s...

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Gershow Recycling Donates Aluminum Scrap to Local High School Robotics Team

For the third year in a row, Gershow Recycling opened its Medford facility to local high school robotics teams participating in School-Business Partnerships of Long Island’s upcoming Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition to receive free aluminum scrap.

Eight Long Island high school robotics...

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At the kickoff for the 2012 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) at Stony Brook University’s Javits Center, Ginny Greco, FRC Director, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), announced that two rookie teams will compete in the Long Island Regional FRC this year: North Shore High School Team #3950 and...

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More than 800 teenagers from Long Island and metropolitan New York-area schools converged at the Javits Center at Stony Brook University on January 7 for a local kickoff of the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) where they learned details of a new robotics game called “Rebound RumbleSM.”

Working with adult mentors, FRC teams must determine their...

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The Wheatley School Robotics Team Wins Musical Theme Contest

The Wheatley School Robotics Team #2872 was named the winner of the musical theme contest at the Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) kickoff, which took place January 7 at Stony Brook University's Javits Center. The theme, which was composed by team member Max Woods, will be used at SBPLI’s 2012 Long Island...

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SBPLI and Farmingdale State College Host Fred Breithut Scholarship Fundraiser Breakfast

On December 6, School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) held its third annual holiday fundraising breakfast at Farmingdale State College’s Knapp Hall to benefit the Fred Breithut Scholarship. The theme of this year’s breakfast was “Investment in Our Future.”

The scholarship, named after the late founder of SBPLI, is made possible for...

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New York Islanders Host SBPLI Family & Friends Night

The New York Islanders hosted “Family & Friends Night” for School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as the Islanders took on the Philadelphia Flyers on November 23. A portion of the ticket sales directly funded SBPLI’s annual robotics competition at Hofstra University in March.

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LOGO MOTION Revealed at SBPLI's 2011 First Robotics Competition Regional Game Kickoff

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) will kick off the 2012 season for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition (FRC) on January 7, 2012, starting at 10:30 a.m. More than 40 Long Island teams will meet at Room 100 in the Jacob Javits Center at Stony Brook University to learn about the game.

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Eighth Annual Deer Park Invitational Showcases Teamwork, Problem Solving & Friendly Competition

Students from 19 participating high schools — including two pre-rookie teams — took part in the Eighth Annual Deer Park Invitational, a postseason robotics competition that was held at Deer Park High School on November 5. The event was sponsored by the School Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)...

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On December 6, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and Farmingdale State College will host the third annual holiday breakfast to benefit the Fred Breithut Memorial Scholarship Fund. The program, which includes a continental breakfast, begins at 8:30 a.m. at Farmingdale State College’s University Club in Knapp Hall. This year’s theme is “Investment in Our...

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New York Islanders Host SBPLI Family & Friends Night

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School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), along with the New York Islanders, will present “SBPLI Family & Friends Night” on November 23 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. Game time is 7 p.m., when the Islanders face off against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Both SBPLI and...

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Frank Otto and Joe Kaminsky Honored at 2nd Annual Fred Breithut Memorial Golf Outing

On July 28, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) held its 2nd annual Fred Breithut Memorial Golf Outing at Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club in Smithtown. Approximately 100 golfers took part in the golf outing, which is named in honor of SBPLI's Founder, Fred Breithut, who passed away on April 26, 2010.

This year's outing...

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Six Long Island Teams Head to St. Louis for FIRST 2011 Championship and World Festival

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) hosted its Robots & Roses Scholarship Reception on June 23 at Farmingdale State College’s greenhouse building. Robots & Roses is a fundraising event with proceeds going to benefit the Fred Breithut Scholarship Fund, which is named in honor of SBPLI’s Founder and President who passed away on April 26, 2010....

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Scott Schuler

School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) has announced that Scott Schuler has been named Acting President of the organization and Ginette Greco as its Director.

Mr. Schuler, a Ronkonkoma resident, has been a member of SBPLI's Development Council since 2000. In 2006, he was named Volunteer of the Year. He also served as a mentor for...

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