Browsing: Student Spotlight

During the Inaugural Celebration of President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D., in October, a mini-symposium was held, which marked the official start of the Provost’s Graduate Student Lecture Series. Lectures will take place two times a month for the remainder of the school year. This series seeks to provide an opportunity for graduate students across campus and at associated institutions (e.g., Brookhaven National Laboratory or Cold Spring Harbor) to present their work in a public forum. Secondary goals are to formally recognize excellence in graduate student research; to expand communication among disciplines; to foster a multidisciplinary campus community; and to…

I’m writing to let you know that I will be leaving Stony Brook University because I am relocating. My last day in the Graduate School will be Friday, November 20. Working in the Graduate School/International Services office has been a great learning experience. I would like to thank the Dean, Dr. Lawrence Martin, Dr. Elizabeth Barnum, and Antoinette d’Assomption from International Services, for making my experience such a memorable one. I would especially like to thank Drs. Steven Spector and Benedict Robinson from the English Department for their support during my undergraduate years. Also, Drs. Kenneth Feldman, Marci Lobel, Brenda…

With degrees in both Physical Therapy (PT) and Physician Assistant (PA), two-time Stony Brook graduate Robin Hunter Buskey has received the PA profession’s most prestigious award—Outstanding Physician Assistant of the Year for 2009. Issued by the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the award honors a PA who has demonstrated exemplary service to the profession and the community and has furthered the public image of PAs. Buskey, who is senior clinical PA at the Butner Federal Correction Complex in Butner, NC, takes care of the prison’s sickest inmates and has been instrumental in creating and coordinating the facility’s first Diabetic Center…

Stony Brook University’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) and the Stony Brook Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) received three awards from the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) at an annual conference at the University of Arizona. Stony Brook awardees include Melissa Mastrogiovanni, Residence Hall Association advisor, who received the “Valerie Averill Advisor of the Year” award; Craig McCarthy, RHA president and national communications coordinator, who received the “On-Campus Marketing National Communication Coordinator of the Year” award; and the Gina M. Vanacore Chapter, which received the NRHH “Chapter of the Year” award. The Stony Brook RHA…

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