Browsing: Community Outreach

The Small Business Development Center is hosting a screening of She Started It, a documentary film empowering the next generation of women tech founders, followed by an expert panel discussion and a reception. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 8, at 5 pm in the Student Activities Center Auditorium. All are welcome, and admission is free. For more information, call the Small Business Development Center at (631) 632-9837.

Learn how to effectively communicate in the ever-changing business world. Colleen McKean, from the College of Business at Stony Brook University, will present “Business Communication for the Busy Professional” on Friday, April 28, from 8:30 am to 4 pm at the Miller Business Academy at the Middle Country Public Library in Selden, NY. This one-day, hands-on workshop will focus on writing clearly and concisely, presentation skills, and creating a 30-second elevator pitch. You will leave the course ready to write and speak with confidence. Topics Covered Writing clear and concise: • Emails • Client proposals • Simple press releases and…

Talented playwrights with an interest in the sciences, and talented scientists with an interest in the theatre are invited to create a 10-minute play with a substantial science component for the 2017 Science Playwriting Competition sponsored by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. Special consideration will be given to plays about physics and mathematics. This contest is open to the general public. First Prize: $500 Second Prize: $200 Third Prize: $100  The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2017. Click here for more information, or to submit your play.

In Spring 2013, a group of Stony Brook University student leaders applied for a $10,000 LIVESTRONG grant and a bid for a Camp Kesem charter. Camp Kesem has a direct and focused vision — to ensure that every child touched by a parent’s cancer is never alone. Stony Brook was selected through a national online voting competition as earning the most votes for schools in the northeast region. Camp Kesem at Stony Brook University was founded in 2013 and supports children in the Long Island community by providing a week-long summer camp experience and year-long peer support. In just three short years, Stony Brook Camp…

The Red Watch Band CARE Team visited Comsewogue High School on January 30 and 31 to conduct Red Watch Band trainings. A total of 250 juniors and seniors attended the six training sessions offered over the two-day period. Red Watch Band is a bystander intervention program designed to inform college and high school students of the numerous ways that toxic drinking deaths can be prevented and to promote an atmosphere of respect, responsibility and kindness. The program was created after a Stony Brook Medicine doctor’s son died tragically due to alcohol poisoning, and the campus community felt compelled to create a…

Do you know a budding scientist, a chamber music fan or an avid athlete? Now is the time to start planning for some summer camp fun. Stony Brook University hosts many different kinds of programs with camps in science, oceanography, music, sports and more. Children can experience hands-on activities, learn teamwork and make new friends all in the convenient setting of a world-class university. To learn more, visit the website and explore all that Stony Brook offers for summer camp enrichment. If your area is offering a Stony Brook University campus camp that is not listed here, please contact Community…

The Brookhaven Women in Science Symposium — “Girl Power in STEM: Be Bold for Change!” — celebrates the accomplishments of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. This year’s event brings together women who are Stony Brook faculty in the sciences, Brookhaven Laboratory scientists, and other science professionals to educate students, aspiring scientists, and the community about women’s careers in STEM. The day-long symposium is scheduled for Saturday, March 4, from 9 am to 5 pm, at Stony Brook’s Center for Global Studies and Human Development, and includes presentations and panel discussions on how women influence STEM at the various stages of academic and professional…

Stony Brook Medicine’s Bellavie MedSpa is hosting a Botox Day for new customers on Wednesday, February 15, from 9 am to 5 pm, by appointment only. Bellavie is offering $10 per unit of Botox (regularly $12). At your free 30-minute visit, you will meet Associate Director Janet Trabosh and have a full cosmetic consultation, receive an individualized treatment plan and hear about other upcoming specials. Stony Brook employees are also eligible for special discounts on many other services and products at Bellavie. To schedule your appointment, please call (631) 638-3950 or visit bellaviemedspa.com, which is located at 23 South Howell Avenue,…

Suffolk County businesses are invited to a presentation explaining how they can connect with Stony Brook University and enhance their bottom line. “How to Tap University Resources” will take place Thursday, March 9, 2017 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Stony Brook University Incubator at Calverton, located on 4603 Middle Country Road in Calverton. The event is presented by the Stony Brook University Incubator, Stony Brook University and the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce. Businesses will learn how to bid on business with the University, hire students for internships, recruit SBU students and alumni for full-time jobs or consulting work,…

Varicose vein treatment is easier and more affordable than you think. Stony Brook Medicine’s Center for Vein Care is offering free screenings on Saturday, February 11, from 8 am to 2 pm, in its Centereach office. For a reservation, please call (800) 345-VEIN or (631) 444-VEIN. While not all varicose veins cause problems, vein-related leg pain can lead to other serious conditions, so it’s best to protect your leg health early. With locations in Centereach, Commack, Hampton Bays, Huntington, Sayville, Smithtown and Southampton, the Center for Vein Care offers: Board-certified vascular surgeons Latest treatment options performed right in the office…

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