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The New Year has arrived and with it a fresh start for many who have eagerly set their New Year’s Resolutions with the hope of making a change for the better. This year, the Stony Brook Alumni Association is making a resolution of their own – to help over 180,000 alumni stick to their 2018 goals. Take a look at how the Alumni Association can help you with each of your resolutions this year: Cut down on monthly expenses by lowering your energy bills with exclusive savings from Petro Home Services and EmPower Solar. You can also get special discounts on home, renter’s…

Beginning in August 2018, a new one-year Audio Podcast Fellows program will be launched at Stony Brook Southampton/Manhattan in association with producing partner WSHU Public Radio. The first of its kind in the U.S., the Audio Podcast program will offer students advanced training in all aspects of podcasting while they develop their own podcasts, from proposal to pilot to pitch. With the number of podcasts produced more than tripling in the past five years (to over 300,000) and the number of passionate listeners continuing to rise, there is significant demand for producers, editors, writers and other professionals with the requisite…

The Alumni Association invites you to join us on Thursday, November 9, 2017 for a before hours networking breakfast and faculty lecture. Professor of Business, Michael Nugent will discuss why the stock market has not reacted to world events such as the North Korean missile tests, Venezuela’s economic and political meltdown, ending of quantitative easing, and increasing federal funds rate or legislative gridlock in Washington. Why are stocks doing so well? Is this a bubble? November 9, 2017 Novak Motors 215 Daniel Street (right off of Route 110) Farmingdale, NY 11735 7:30 am   Breakfast and Networking 8:00 am “Why is…

Senior WR Ray Bolden (Euless, Texas) has a shining personality and has shone brightly on the field for the Stony Brook football team this season. Catch Bolden, a 2017 team captain, and the rest of the Seawolves when they host CAA Football rival Towson at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday, September 23. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. ET. The Seawolves (2-1, 1-0 CAA Football) are coming off a 45-7 victory over Sacred Heart in LaValle Stadium last weekend, while Towson (2-1, 0-0 CAA Football) earned a win at Saint Francis last Saturday. The game is the CAA Football Game of…

Victoria Goldenberg ‘15  is currently working as a psychotherapist at Parientes of Suffolk on Long Island and Rothschild Mental Health Counseling in Brooklyn. She is also an adjunct professor of psychology at CUNY Queens College and Brooklyn College. Edward Hernandez ’09 has been elected Chair of the new Social Work Department at Medgar Evers College.  Evelyn Ortiz ‘07 was recently promoted from Director Government Affairs to Chief External Affairs Officer at Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, a non-profit organization. Ilvis Sonia Rodriguez ’92 is working full time supervising an investigation unit for the Suffolk County CPS. Ilvis has spent 14 years…

Abdulhadi Baalbaki ’95 is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist at a private practice. Rene Barro ’02 celebrated his 8th year work anniversary as the Administrative Director of Rehabilitation at Maimonides Medical Center. Pierre Beaunegre ‘05  is a member of the board for the MDCB. Brendan Bone ’17 has started a position at NYU as a paradmedic. Thomas Lamb ’17 is currently attending Hofstra for an MHA program, expected graduation date is 2019. Cheryl  Pouletsos BSN ’86 ’05, ‘06  wrote a fiction novel, A Deadly World under the pseudonym Victoria Vernon which was published in February with LULU.com. Kathleen Valerio ’04 is…

SEPTEMBER 2017: Maria Colandrea ’06 MS, ’14 DNP became a follow of the AANP. Brian Gugerty ’82 is a co-lead auther of McCormick, K. Gugerty, B. & Mattison, J. (2017) Healthcare Information Technology. San Francisco: McGraw-Hill. Margaret Kelly ’77 has retired and moved to Newport, RI. Yun Cee Ng Dirsa ’14 recently launched a free nursing education podcast for emergency nurses called the Resus Nurse Podcast and Blog. The goal is to elevate our emergency nursing practice to provide the best chance for our sick patients.  Go to resusnurse.com for show notes and podcast directory. Patricia Voepel ’82 received her…

“For most of my life, I could never watch scary movies; I’ve always hated them,” says undergraduate researcher Ashley Barry ’18.  “I think it’s so funny that I ended up actually choosing this area to work on for my project.” Ashley, a double major in English and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and a participant in the 2017 URECA summer research program., has spent the summer watching scary movies, reading theory, and immersing herself in scholarly research for her senior thesis project on: “Feminine Fear: Affect Theory and Horror Films in the Twenty-first Century.” The project developed out of a paper Ashley wrote for…

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.…

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