Browsing: Alumni Events

Before Stony Brook became home to the Seawolves in 1994, it was for 30 years a haven to the mighty Patriots. Almost 50 such Patriots came back to campus on June 2–3, 2017, to celebrate their 50th reunion and alma mater. Old friends, campus tours, and countless memories later, the weekend proved to be a nostalgic homecoming highlighted by conversations between alumni who hadn’t spoken in half a century and at least three couples who — having met as students on campus — used the event to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. With memories of tray sliding at St. Georges…

On Thursday and Friday, May 18 and 19, the School of Dental Medicine and its alumni board celebrated the 40th anniversary of its first graduating class by hosting members of the Class of 1977 for their reunion.  As part of their reunion, these pioneers escorted the Class of 2017 into their graduation ceremony.  Ira Lamster DDS ’77, former Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at Columbia University was the guest speaker at the school’s Convocation Ceremony. During the ceremony, the graduates and their families enjoyed a video created to compare the first graduating class with the class of 2017.…

Alumni and friends are invited to a celebration on the water welcoming Stony Brook University’s newest alumni – the class of 2017 – to a vibrant community of over 175,000 alums (and counting). Wednesday, July 12, 2017  6 pm to 8 pm Lightship Frying Pan Pier 66 West 26th Street (in Hudson River Park) New York, NY 10001 Click here to register today! ($15 per person includes drink ticket, a variety of appetizers and unlimited fun with fellow alums!) For questions, please contact the Alumni Office at (631) 632-6330 or email alumni@stonybrook.edu.

Stony Brook University’s class of 1967 is getting together this June to celebrate a momentous milestone – 50 years since graduation. Friday, June 2:  Kick-Off Reception, Simons Center Cafe, Stony Brook University  Saturday, June 3:  Events for the day will include:  A breakfast featuring a talk by Peter Small, MD, Founding Director, Global Health Institute, Stony Brook University; visit to the University’s archives, reunion lunch, campus tours followed by the Brook Heritage Society Reunion Dinner Click here to register and to view the full Reunion Weekend Schedule For questions, contact Kristin Matthews at (631) 632-6130 or email kristin.matthews@stonybrook.edu

On Wednesday, April 26, over 100 students, alumni and their families took part in a celebrated Stony Brook tradition:  the annual ring ceremony. Throughout the ceremony, guests heard from Stony Brook University Alumni Association President, Robert Stafford ’72, ’82 and Balfour ring representative Bonnie Shapiro as they learned more about the Alumni Association and received congratulatory wishes.   Jeffrey Barnett, Interim Associate Dean of Students, shared the stage to present participants with their rings. A number of smiles and happy memories were shared and the participants gathered for a group photo to commemorate the occasion.  Click here to view photos from…

World-famous chef and restaurateur Bobby Flay will deliver the first of two keynotes at the third annual Food Lab Conference hosted by The Food Lab at Stony Brook Southampton June 9-10, 2017. David Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Barns restaurant and the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, will give the second keynote. Michel Nischan, a chef and leader in the sustainable food movement, as well as a three-time James Beard Foundation Award winner will also give a talk at the conference. “50 Years of Food in America: 1970-2020” is the theme of this year’s conference, featuring two days of…

Stony Brook students met up with alumni employees at Bloomberg NYC (Lexington Ave.) office on Monday, April 17 to learn more about the company, tour the facilities and network with alumni. The meetup gave students the opportunity to learn more about life at Bloomberg — and hear alumni employees’ stories and advice firsthand. Thirteen students from the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and School of Journalism started out their experience by separating into breakout room led by two alumni: David Joachim ’93, editor for financial crimes unit, and Niraj Juthani ’05, software engineer. They ended with a tour of…

Every year, the Stony Brook Alumni Association and the Career Center organizes a large-scale networking mixer to help promote and facilitate connections between students and alumni and also provide opportunities for alumni-to-alumni networking. On Thursday, March 30, Stony Brook students, alumni and friends connected for several rounds of networking at the 7th Annual Students and Alumni Networking Mixer. More than 80 alumni and friends attended as mentors, and 100 students and alumni attended as mentees. Twenty-one “career tables” were arranged, representing various occupations including: communications, teaching/education, engineering, government, entrepreneurs, executive management, human resources and health care. Prior to the mixer,…

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