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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.…

Stony Brook researcher Erik Muller Receives DOE grant to develop a technology for the next generation of radiation treatment for cancer July 5, 2016 – A national team of researchers led by Erik Muller, PhD, Senior Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor, Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University, is developing high-speed synthetic diamond beam monitors that detect proton and carbon ion beams used for cancer radiation therapy. The technology, supported by a two-year $500,000 grant from the High Energy Physics Section of the Department of Energy, is designed…

Susan Minot, whose first book, Monkeys, won the 1987 Prix Femina Étranger, will be the first guest in the fall Manhattan Writers Speak series of free author talks and readings open to the public. Following a fall Open House for prospective MFA in Creative Writing candidates at 6 pm, Minot will read from her work and enter into a conversation with Stony Brook Southampton faculty member and former New Yorker fiction editor Dan Menaker on Monday, September 23, at 7 pm at Stony Brook Southampton’s Manhattan site on East 27th Street. Prior to Minot’s reading, the fall Open House will…

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