Alumni Relations

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The Office of Alumni Relations works collaboratively with the Alumni Association and is committed to helping you sustain a life long and meaningful relationship with Stony Brook University. We strive to offer you valuable benefits and services, alumni volunteer opportunities and engaging experiences around the globe to keep you close to your alma mater.

Matthew Colson

Matthew Colson

Executive Director of Alumni Relations

Matthew is responsible for the overall development and oversight of events, programs, services and communications for Stony Brook’s more than 175,000 alumni worldwide. He works closely with the Stony Brook Alumni Association’s Executive Committee and with University Administration to develop student and alumni experiences that will create and sustain lifelong relationships between alumni and the University.

(631) 632-4932

Kristin Matthews

Kristin Matthews

Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Kristin is responsible for the strategic development of outreach strategies, volunteer management and delegation and implementation of techniques to assist in the management of general administrative functioning of the Office of Alumni Relations. She works closely with the Association's Reunion and Homecoming Committees and also serves as the Alumni Relations liaison to the School of Dental Medicine, corporate alumni gatherings and the University's 40 Under Forty alumni awards program. Kristin oversees the on-boarding of recent graduates into the Alumni Association, manages the alumni social media pages and plays an integral role in the execution of the Association's variety of digital communications.

(631) 632-6130

Janet Masini

Janet Masini MA '14

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

Janet is responsible for planning and implementing regional and affinity related alumni activities. Working with alumni and campus partners, she ensures that innovative events and programs are offered to alumni around the world. Janet facilitates Great Minds in your Neighborhood for when faculty travel to your area and works closely with the Board for their annual Golf Classic and Student Awards & Scholarships events.

(631) 632-6212

Mary Hoffmann

Mary Hoffmann MA '14

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

Mary is the Alumni Relations liaison to the Stony Brook Medicine alumni boards and is focused primarily on alumni programming for four of the University’s Health Sciences professional schools including Stony Brook School of Medicine, Nursing, Social Welfare and Health and Technology Management. Mary works closely with the Association’s Past Presidents and Distinguished Alumni Awards committee.

(631) 632-4995

Nikki Barnett

Nikki Barnett '01, '03

Assistant Director of Alumni Career Services

Nikki provides individual career consultation, webinars/workshops and professional enhancement for all levels of our alumni population: recent graduates/entry-level alumni, mid-level and experienced alumni. Nikki also works with seniors exploring different career paths in need of career direction (future alumni).

(631) 632-6810

 

William Jimenez '16

Alumni Relations Coordinator

Bill is responsible for creating and fostering a sustainable student-alumni culture and experiences at Stony Brook by working closely with clubs and organizations as well as with the Student/Alumni Engagement Council to design and implement a successful collaboration of student and recent graduate alumni programming experiences. He is also responsible for the Faculty Lecture Series, Alumni Speakers Circuit and Legacy Family engagement. Bill plays a pivotal role in traditions such as Wolfstock, Family Weekend and The Official Stony Brook University Ring program.

william.jimenez@stonybrook.edu

(631) 632-4880

Danielle Engel

Danielle Engel '05

Assistant to the Executive Director of Alumni Relations

Danielle manages the daily operations of the Alumni Office, including department finances. She also manages the Association's quarterly board meetings.

(631) 632-6330

 

 

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