Browsing: Long Island

On the morning and afternoon of December 1, Bayport-Blue Point and Comsewogue high school students travelled to Stony Brook University for a day of learning. Arriving at the campus around 8:30 am, the students had breakfast and listened to speaker Brian McAuliff, President and CEO of Bri-Tech in the Wang Center’s Zodiac Lounge. The students then participated in round table career discussions. Around 30 professionals from a diverse set of fields sat down at the round tables to discuss their careers and give advice to the students. For three 20-minute sessions, students got to choose different career tables, which included…

First responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster, Stony Brook Medicine staff and community members gathered on November 28 for the grand opening of the new World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Long Island Clinical Center of Excellence in Commack. The WTC Health Program — the clinical component of Stony Brook’s WTC Wellness Program — moved to Advanced Specialty Care, Stony Brook Medicine’s new multi-specialty care center at 500 Commack Road, in April. The WTC Wellness Program includes patient care, research, education and outreach. As a component of the Wellness Program, the WTC Health Program provides health monitoring and…

New York Sea Grant Director Bill Wise participated in a legislative briefing, “Using Science and Outreach to Assist State and Local Decision Makers in Disaster Preparedness and Public Safety,” on November 8 in Washington, DC, which was sponsored by Congressmen Lee Zeldin (NY) and Joe Courtney (CT). Wise and others on the panel conveyed the importance of the National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) to Congressional leaders. Specifically, he discussed the Coastal Storm Awareness Program (CSAP), funded with $1.8 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This program was initiated after Superstorm Sandy to help understand the factors that influenced…

Join Daphne Perry, MPH, PHR, SHRM-CP, from the Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease, as she speaks about recognizing and addressing the early symptoms of dementia. Her lecture will focus on the difference between memory loss that has to do with aging and dementia, and the resources that can provide help for early diagnosis and intervention. The Stony Brook Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease is one of 10 centers in New York State, and the only one serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties. It is supported in part by a grant from the New York State Department of…

Stony Brook University will host an Emergency Preparedness Day in partnership with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) on Wednesday, December 6. This free training event will be held from 1 pm to 2 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Chapel and is open to all on campus and in the community. Severe weather events including hurricanes, tropical storms, tornadoes, blizzards and floods occur continuously on Long Island. It is necessary for everyone to know how to prepare and respond to these events for increased safety. DHSES brings their expertise to the Stony…

On October 19 Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) — an organization that supports more than 4,000 individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injury —honored Stony Brook University at its annual gala and at the Bourne Mansion in Oakdale. The gala is a fundraising event for FREE and pays tribute to outstanding leaders that have supported their mission and have made remarkable contributions to the community. Stony Brook’s School of Professional Development (SPD) and FREE partnered up in the fall of last year to discuss FREE’s training and organizational development needs. SPD pursued a new initiative to…

“Gloves Off” — on display at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery in Staller Center from November 2 through December 17 — is Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s first comprehensive US solo exhibition. Bringing together recent video, sculpture and photography, the artist furthers her ongoing fascination with domesticity, the body, consumer culture, fashion, violence and stand-up comedy in a kaleidoscopic view of contemporary culture on the edge. The boxing term “gloves off” is frequently used as a metaphor to characterize brutal political campaigns and post-9/11 military interrogation. The phrase aptly describes the subtle aggressions in American popular culture Rafferty lays bare. The exhibition features…

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Nashville is buzzing about the rising star that Rolling Stone Country named a Top 10 “Artist You Need to Know,” and now she’s making an exclusive Long Island appearance at Stony Brook. Singer-songwriter Stephanie Quayle will perform at Staller Center’s intimate Recital Hall on Friday, November 3, at 8 pm. Tickets are $38 at stallercenter.com or through the box office at (631) 632-ARTS. Her new, much anticipated album “Love the Way You See Me” has captured the heart of storytelling as she offers the genre a fresh sound, relatable storylines and an invigorating presence. Harnessing her signature passion and pairing it with an authentic artistry,…

Stony Brook University once again has received multiple nominations in the annual Best of Long Island competition — the largest business awards program on Long Island. Your vote can help the University win! You can vote any time between now and December 15, 2017. You are allowed one vote per IP address per day for each category until voting ends. The winners will be announced in January 2018. ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT Vote now for SBU in the following categories: Art Gallery: Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery Film Festival: Stony Brook Film Festival Mascot: Wolfie Radio Station: WUSB HEALTH, WELLNESS & BEAUTY Vote now for…

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