The Feb. 16, 2018 ribbon cutting of the new Institute for Gas Innovation and Technology, located in the Advanced Energy Research & Development Center in Stony Brook’s Research and Development Park, included (from left): Stony Brook Council Chair, Kevin Law; I-GIT Director, Devinder Mahajan; SUNY Trustee Cary Staller; President Stanley; SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Joh nson; National Grid NY President Ken Daly; Robert Catell, Chairman of the Advanced Energy Center; Christopher A. Cavanagh, PE, Principal Program Manager New Energy Solutions for National Grid; Assemblyman Steve Engelbright; and Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick .
President Stanley (back row, center) attended the opening ceremony for Black History Month at the Student Activities Center on Jan. 31, 2018.
President Stanley (left) and Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine (right) at the New Leadership Welcome Reception held for Stony Brook University Hospital CEO Ernest Baptiste and Stony Brook Medicine CIO Kathy Ross. The reception took place at the Stony Brook University Health Science Center on Jan. 12, 2018.
President Stanley joined Stony Brook Alumni in celebrating 40 individuals under Forty who have made an impact since graduating from Stony Brook University in a reception in New York City on Jan. 9, 2018.
Stony Brook University held its 20th annual winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 21, 2017,in the Island Federal Credit Union Arena. Pictured from left to right: Clara Yan, President Stanley, Sydney Bryan and Alexander Tsurikov.
President Stanley held a Legislative Breakfast for local politicians in the Wang Center Chapel to discuss the state of the University on Dec. 18, 2017.
President Stanley met with Long Island Tribal Leaders on November 29, 2017 to celebrate Native American Heritage Month. From L-R: Martin Jones, Tribal Representative, Matinecock Nation; Osceola Townsend, Sachem/Chief, Matinecock Nation; Harry Wallace, Chief, Unkechaug Nation; Dr. Stanley; Lee Bitsóí, SBU Chief Diversity Officer; Lubin Hunter, Tribal Representative, Shinnecock Nation; Jay Levenson, Native American Students Organization Advisor.
President Stanley (far right) attended the investiture ceremony honoring the recipients of three new endowed chairs funded by philanthropic gifts from the Knapp family through the Knapp Swezey Foundation, Island Outreach Foundation, and Jane and William Knapp at the Charles B. Wang Center on Nov. 14, 2017. The researchers named to endowed chairs were (center, left to right) Dr. Margaret McGovern as the Knapp Chair in Pediatrics; Dr. Esther Takeuchi, invested as the William and Jane Knapp Chair in Energy and the Environment; and Dr. Christopher Muratore as the Knapp Swezey Chair in Pediatric Surgery.
President Stanley hosted the Diversity Town Hall Meeting on East Campus at the Health Sciences Tower on Nov. 14, 2017.
President Stanley (middle row, far right) with this year’s Chancellor’s Award recipients, who were among more than 130 faculty and staff honored at the annual Awards and Recognition Dinner on Nov. 8, 2017.
President Stanley speaking at the first Diversity Town Hall Meeting of the fall semester, held at the Wang Center Theatre on Nov. 8, 2017.
President Stanley meets with Ms. Akiko Tanaka, President and CEO, Canon Biomedical, Inc., Canon U.S. Life Sciences Inc. and Executive Officer, Canon Inc., on Nov. 7, 2017. Photo Courtesy of Canon U.S.A.
President Stanley (center) was at the groundbreaking for the new Research and Development Park Innovation and Discovery Center on Nov. 6, 2017 with (left to right): Kevin Law, President of the Stony Brook Council; Chief Deputy and Senior Vice President for Government and Community Relations Judy Greiman; New York State Senator John Flanagan; New York State Senator Kenneth LaValle; Yacov Shamash, Vice President for Economic Development; and Lou Rispoli, Associate Vice President for Facilities and Services.
President Stanley met with members of the Stony Brook University student media on Nov. 1, 2017.
From left to right: Peter Small, founding director of the Global Health Institute; Timothy Bouley, global health and environmental specialist for the World Bank; and President Stanley at the Global Health Institute’s Precision Planetary Lecture Series on Oct. 26, 2017 at the Charles B. Wang Center Theatre.
President Stanley met with Congressman Lee Zeldin on October 6, 2017, to discuss several topics, including the effectiveness of Pell Grants and the important research being conducted at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as at Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Lab (BNL).
President Stanley with the Hispanic Heritage Month keynote speaker, Suffolk County Legislator Monica Martinez, and Chief Diversity Officer LeManuel "Lee" Bitsóí on Oct. 4, 2017.
President Stanley attends the 28th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony on Oct. 4, 2017.
President Stanley met with the Faculty Diversity Advisory Council on Sept. 28, 2017. Pictured left to right are Duante Stanton, Christy Beneri, President Stanley, Susmita Patei, and Archana Purushotham.
President Stanley joined Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Jerrold Stein (far right), along with students and staff, at the Dean of Students Luncheon at the Student Activities Center on Sept. 28, 2017.
President Stanley at the Dean of Students Luncheon at the Student Activities Center on Sept. 28, 2017.
President Stanley delivers the annual State of the University Address on the Staller Center Main Stage on Sept. 27, 2017.
President Stanley attended the new faculty dinner at Sunwood Estate in Old Field on Sept. 27, 2017.
President Stanley rides the Conference Bike with students at CommUniversity Day on Sept. 23, 2017.
President Stanley joins members of the community at CommUniversity Day on Sept. 23, 2017.
President Stanley gets his annual flu shot on Sept. 12, 2017.
President Stanley (right) and Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine (left), honored Dr. James Vosswinkel at the Lillian and Leonard Schneider Endowed Professor in Trauma Surgery Investiture on Sept. 9, 2017.
President Stanley (seated, left) and Kenneth Kaushansky (right), Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine, at the Lillian and Leonard Schneider Endowed Professor in Trauma Surgery Investiture on Sept. 9, 2017.
President Stanley with the 2017-2018 Council of Student Advisors at the Sunwood Estate in Old Field on August 31, 2017. Back row (l-r): Timothy Samuel, Sahil Rawal, Nicole Miller, Annet Kuruvilla, Ryan Kawalerski, Tyler Francisco and Jessica McKay. Front row (l-r): Jessica Jin, President Stanley and Sohaib Abufarha.
President Stanley helps first-year student Rayna Sabella from Mount Sinai, N.Y., move into her room on Move-In Day on August 25, 2017.
President Stanley joins Wolfie and the Stony Brook University cheerleaders in welcoming students and their familiies to campus on Move-In Day on August 25, 2017.
President Stanley with Kavita and Lalit Bahl at the President's Circle Reception on August 22, 2017.
President Stanley hosted a welcome reception for new Chief Diversity Officer Lee Bitsóí in the Wang Center on August 22, 2017. Pictured left to right: Provost Michael Bernstein, Senior Vice President for Government and Community Relations and Chief Deputy to the President Judith Greiman, Dr. Bitsóí, President Stanley, and Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine Kenneth Kaushansky.
Raising the new Stony Brook Southampton Hospital flag at the August 21, 2017 celebration to introduce Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, from left: Cary F. Staller, Esq., SUNY Board of Trustees and Stony Brook Foundation Board of Trustees; Ambassador Carl Spielvogel, SUNY Board of Trustees; L. Reuven Pasternak, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Stony Brook University Hospital, and Vice President for Health Systems, Stony Brook Medicine; Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President, Health Sciences, and Dean, Stony Brook University School of Medicine; Robert S. Chaloner, Chief Administrative Officer, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital; President Stanley; Kenneth P. LaValle (R-Port Jefferson), New York State Senator; Kenneth B. Wright, Chair, Southampton Hospital Association Board; Kathy Hochul, New York State Lieutenant Governor; Fred W. Thiele Jr. (I-Southampton), New York State Assemblyman; Fred Weinbaum, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital; and Marc Cohen, SUNY Board of Trustees.
President Stanley and Student Assistant Thor Hawrey viewing the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.
President Stanley and Dr. Charles Robbins welcoming the incoming EOP class on August 4, 2017.
President Stanley speaks at the 17th Summer Institute for SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities), the signature program for the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement, housed in the Department of Technology and Society at SBU, on August 3, 2017.
President Stanley gave a special lecture entitled "Global Challenges of Infectious Diseases" at the Office of Global Affairs’ Global Summer Institute, held at the Wang Center Theater on July 25, 2017.
President Stanley attends the 43rd G7 University Conference in Udine, Italy, June 29-30, 2017.
Dawn Zier '86, President and CEO of Nutrisystem, joined President Stanley at the SUNY Global Center in Manhattan in May 2017 to talk about and share her success with Stony Brook students and alumni.
President Stanley with Honorary Degree Recipient Michael J. Fox, center, and Stony Brook Foundation Trustee Cary Staller, right, at the 2017 Main Commencement Ceremony, May 19, 2017.
President Stanley, left, with Honorary Degree Recipient Jonathan Oringer ‘96 at the 2017 Main Commencement Ceremony, May 19, 2017.
President Stanley accepts the Class of 2017 gift at the 2017 Main Commencement Ceremony, May 19, 2017.
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and President Stanley honored the 2016 Distinguished Professors, Distinguished Service Professors and Distinguished Teaching Professors at the SUNY Distinguished Academy Dinner in Albany on May 16, 2017. From left to right: Chancellor Zimpher, Michael Frohman, Laura Fochtmann, Latha Chandran, President Stanley, Perry Goldstein, Manuel London and Scott Smolka.
Wolfie joins President Stanley, Athletic Director Shawn Heilbron and Women's Swimming and Diving Head Coach Janelle Atkinson at the official ribbon cutting ceremony to re-open the University Pool on Monday, May 15, 2017.
President Stanley with the President’s Council of Student Advisors after their final report presentation on May 8, 2017. From left to right: Breanna Channer, Elizabeth Osei, Jessica Jin, Sonia Joshi, Michelle Olakkengil, Christina Fluman, President Stanley, Matthew Henry, James Vassallo, Sabahat Sarfaraz, Joel Kovoor, Verdah Ahmad, Veevek Shah.
President Stanley (left) and Dean Sotiropolous congratulate inductee Dr. Myung Oh after he was awarded the Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame award at the CEAS Annual Engineers Ball on April 29, 2017.
At the Stars of Stony Brook Gala, April 19, 2017, from left: President Stanley., Hon. Joseph R. Biden, James Simons, Richard Gelfond ‘76.
George Tsunis, President of Chartwell Hotels, and wife Olga Tsunis, who recently established a fellowship in cancer prevention at the Stony Brook University Cancer Center, pictured with President Stanley at the Stars of Stony Brook Gala, April 19, 2017.
Stony Brook University celebrated the opening of Advanced Specialty Care, the new multispeciality care center located at 500 Commack Road, Commack, on April 18, 2017. From left: Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartright, Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta; New York State Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick; Margaret McGovern, President Stanley; Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine; New York State Assemblyman Andrew Raia; and Suffolk County Legislators Kara Hahn and Leslie Kennedy.
President Stanley and Jim Simons congratulated Thomas Allison, an assistant professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics, after Allison was awarded the 2017 Discovery Prize on April 13, 2017.
President Stanley welcomed student artists and their work to the Sunwood Estate on April 13, 2017.
President Stanley joined Governor Andrew Cuomo and Hillary Clinton as the governor signed legislation enacting the Excelsior Scholarship Program for Tuition-Free College on April 12, 2017.
President Stanley hosted a dinner for SUNY Korea students at Sunwood on March 30, 2017. President Stanley and the students were joined by his wife, Ellen Li, along with: Imin Kao, Associate Vice President, Office of the VP for Economic Development and the Director of Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR); Jun Liu, Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Dean of International Academic Programs and Services (IAPS); Jinyoung Jin, Director of Cultural Programs at the Wang Center; Matt Whelan, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives; Fotis Sotiropoulos, Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences; and University Provost Michael Bernstein.
Students connect with donors at the scholarship celebration at the Hilton Garden Inn on March 22, 2017. Pictured: President Stanley with Scholarship donors Carl and Connie Hanes and one of the scholarship recipients, Pakigya Tuladhar.
President Stanley hosted a student roundtable on March 22, 2017. Standing, from left: Adwoa Ayesu, Hunter Frederick, James Vassallo, Joel Cohen, Justin Newman, Jessica Jin, Naveen Mallangada, President Stanley, Interim Dean of Students Jerrold Stein, Brittany Sloat, Daud Khan, Jennifer Dai, Page Keating, Lydia Senatus. Seated, from left: Ashley Bernstein, Nida Kuruvilla, Ruth Hernandez-Montiel.
Marking Stony Brook University’s 100 Gbps Internet2 connection on March 10, 2017 are, left to right, Robert Harrison, Director of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science; Christopher Sedore, President, NYSERNet; President Stanley; George Loftus, Associate Vice President, Internet2; Stony Brook University CIO Melissa Woo.
President Stanley, left, with Bridget Foley, center, and Tayisha Saint Vil at SXSWedu on March 8, 2017.
President Stanley was at the Feb. 22, 2017 ribbon cutting for the new Cesar Chavez and Harriet Tubman Residence Halls and East Side Dining facility. Picture left to right: Cole Lee, President of Undergraduate Student Government; Vice President for Student Affairs Peter Baigent; Stony Brook University Council Member Frank Trotta; Kevin Law, President of the Stony Brook Council; President Stanley; Speaker of the New York State Assembly Carl Heastie ’90; New York State Assemblyman Steve Englebright; Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn; Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartright; Kevin Molloy (representing Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone).
President Stanley was at the Feb. 16, 2017 Investiture of Latha Chandran, MD, MPH, as the Miriam and David Donoho Distinguished Teaching Professor. Pictured left to right are: Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, Miki Donoho, Dr. Chandran, David Donoho, and President Stanley.
President Stanley met with members of the Stony Brook University student media on Feb. 15, 2017.
The Michael Corey Scholarship Recipients were recognized at the Feb. 8, 2017 student scholarship reception. Pictured left to right are: Karla Reyes Ortiz, Muhammad Fareed, Shane Ford, Rachel Conti, President Stanley, Edgar Samudio, Daniel Tysz and Emily Behr.
A reception for student scholarship recipients was held in the Student Activities Center on Feb. 8, 2017. Pictured: Liza Chowdhury and President Stanley.
Members of the 40 Under Forty Class of 2016 with President Stanley (back row, center right) and Stony Brook Alumni Association President Robert Stafford ’72, ’82 (back row, center left) in New York City on Jan. 31, 2017.
President Stanley (center) was at the Stony Brook University-hosted Engineering and Science Outreach Symposium for Long Island Superintendents on January 17, 2017. President Stanley is joined by (left to right) Robert Kukta, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Monica Bugallo, Faculty Director, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; David Ferguson, Chair of the Department of Technology and Society; and Angela Kelly, Associate Director of the Science Education Program and Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy.
The Investiture of Dr. Alexander Zamolodchikov (front row, fourth from left) as the Chen Ning Yang - Wei Deng Endowed Chair in Physics and Astronomy at the Bright Oceans Corporation, Beijing, China, on January 6, 2017. Attendees included Professor Chen Ning Yang, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics (fifth from left), and his wife FanFan Weng (third from left); President of Bright Oceans Corporation Dr. Wei Deng (third from right); the Director-General of China Association of Science and Technology Industry Parks Jing An Zhang (second from left); President Stanley (second from right); and Stony Brook University Senior Vice President for Advancement Dexter A. Bailey Jr. (far left).