President Stanley pictured with award-winning journalist and former CNN news anchor Soledad O'Brien, who brought her Black in America Tour to Stony Brook on February 16, 2015.
Gathered at the Feb. 6, 2015 dedication ceremony of the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory are, from left: Manager of DOE-Brookhaven Operations Frank Crescenzo, Stony Brook University President and Chair of Brookhaven Science Associates Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, U.S. Congresswoman Kathleen Rice, NSLS-II Project Director Steven Dierker, and Brookhaven Laboratory Director Doon Gibbs.
President Stanley (center) with Stony Brook's four alumni serving in the New York State Assembly: (left to right) Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Assemblyman Steve Englebright and Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre.
President Stanley and Vice President for Government and Community Relations Elaine Crosson met with New York State Comptroller, Long Island native and staunch Stony Brook University supporter, Thomas P. DiNapoli following the Governor's State of the State address in Albany on Jan. 21, 2015.
SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher met with Stony Brook University students on January 15, 2015 to discuss initiatives that would help maximize the SUNY experience. In the center from left to right: SUNY Trustee Cary Staller, Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, and President Stanley, with about 40 Stony Brook student leaders.