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With our record-breaking attendance records, ever-expanding alumni network and growing presence across the globe, we are beyond proud of all that our alumni have accomplished this year. With 186,550 alumni, 195 events,  and 111 countries represented, we are beyond proud of all that our alumni have accomplished this year. For a comprehensive overview of alumni engagement including signature events, social media, awards programs and reunions, as well as a list of Scholarship Golf Classic donors, check out our 2016-2017 Annual Report.

Need Career Advice, or want to share yours? Register today to share your story, or get career advice.  Join us for an evening of networking with alumni and friends! There will be approximately 20 tables representing various careers. Do not miss this opportunity to share or increase your career knowledge and grow your professional network! Tuesday, March 27, 2018 6 pm to 8 pm Hilton Garden Inn Stony Brook University Tables will be organized by organized by Career Communities: Arts & Communications Business Education & Helping Professions Government & Public Service Healthcare IT & Engineering Scientific Research & Academia Exploring…

When our alumni come to Stony Brook, they know they’ll leave with a world-class education. But many leave with much more — lifelong friends, once in a lifetime experiences and best of all, a Stony Brook love story. Here are just a few of the heartwarming Stony Brook Love Stories that have been shared with the Alumni Association. Share your own Stony Brook Love Story on social media with hashtag #SBULoveStories. Robin Fitzpatrick ’84 ’87 and Marianne Fitzpatrick (Pisko) “I was an assistant manager at the Rainy Night House Café in the union basement, and we hired my future wife…

Composer and cellist Margaret Schedel, who co-directs computer music at Stony Brook University, discusses the use of computers to create artificial intelligence (AI) music in a recent BBC Culture article, “Is this the world’s first good robot album?”. Computers have been creating music for years, but now AI researchers are using the latest technology such as artificial neural networks that allow computers to learn by doing. The article talks about a new project called Flow Machines, in which dozens of music scores were fed into the computer system, analyzed, and then new songs were generated. Schedel doesn’t think computers will…

Connect with alumni and friends over light food and wine. Then, hear Stephen Rabeno PhD, LCSW-R discuss methods to enrich intimate relationships while balancing work responsibilities. Within his discussion, Dr. Rabeno will incorporate mindfulness, vulnerability and the effect of feeling loved that expands relationship satisfaction. Question and answer session to follow. Thursday, February 8, 2018 Harmony Vineyards 169 Harbor Road St. James, NY 11780 5:30 pm Reception 6:30 pm “Life as a Partner in a Two Career Couple Lecture by Stephen Rabeno ’91, PhD, LCSW-R Register today » Tickets are $15 per person and include light food and two glasses…

Independent Agents and Brokers Foundation Create Chair in Insurance and Risk Management at Stony Brook College of Business Chris Allenger and his colleagues at the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Suffolk County (IIABSC) had been struggling with a problem faced by the insurance industry around the country: a shrinking pool of new professionals and a growing deficit in their field. Long Island’s insurance industry professionals make up an aging demographic, and it’s projected that about 30,000 plan to retire soon, leaving employers scrambling to find young talent to fill the void. As the IIABSC strategized solutions that would promote…