Carlene McFadyen

Telephone: (631) 451-4963
Office: Islip Building - 1-C

Professor McFadyen completed her graduate work at The University of Hartford, in West Hartford, Connecticut and was awarded a full academic and teaching scholarship. She taught in the Communication Department as a student teacher and as an adjunct faculty member during her tenure there. She came to Suffolk County Community College in 2005 and has taught the Introduction to Human Communication, Interpersonal Communication and Public Speaking courses on the Ammerman Campus.

In addition to her teaching on the undergraduate level, she also teaches and develops a wide variety of courses for the Department of Continuing Education e.g. (Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking, Assertiveness Training, Time Management, Business Writing, Grammar Refresher, Resume Writing and Interviewing Skills, Professionalism in the Workplace, Conflict Management, Effective Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace, Communication Skills for Leaders, Communication in Action – Exceptional Listening and Communication Skills and Effective Group Communication Skills. She has a very strong teaching, communication, advertising, marketing and business background that she applies directly to the classroom to prepare her students for the rigors and responsibilities of life in the workplace.

Before accepting a full time teaching position at S.C.C.C, she was the General Sales Manager for Cablevision’s advertising division in Suffolk County and the General Manager for Telecommunication Inc.’s advertising division on Long Island and for the state of Connecticut ; a Vice President for a multimillion dollar advertising agency; and is a sitting Vice President for a medical recruiting firm where she coaches and trains candidates to land six-figure jobs with Fortune 500 companies when she is not teaching.

She has 3 children in elementary school and is very active in her church doing fundraising, teaching Sunday school, singing in the chancel choir, playing in the bell choir and doing volunteer work in the community.