Cary F. Staller, Esq., Marisela H. Staller, James H. Simons, PhD, Marilyn H. Simons '74, PhD, President Stanley, Peggy Bonapace Gelfond, Richard L. Gelfond '76 and Senior Vice President Dexter Bailey at the launch of the public phase of The Campaign for Stony Brook on Nov. 21, 2015. (Not pictured: Glenn R. Dubin '78 and Eva Andersson-Dubin, MD.)
Stony Brook University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST), aimed at promoting research collaboration and cultural exchange. President Stanley (fourth from right) was at the 2015 Macau Forum on November 5, along with MUST representatives, including (left to right) Associate Prof. Zhou Hua, Vice Dean of Faculty of Chinese Medicine; Chair Prof. Lam Wai Kei, Vice Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences; Prof. Sun Jainrong, Dean of University International College; Chair Prof. Liu Liang, President of MUST; Chair Prof. Pang Su Seng, Vice President of MUST; and Prof. Xie Philip Feifan, Dean of Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management. At far right is Dr. Llorenç Huguet Rotger, President of Universidad de las Islas Baleares.
President Stanley receives his annual flu shot from Maria M. Loret De Mola, RN, MS.
President Stanley (left) and Stony Brook University Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron (right) welcome back former Seawolves and current Major League Baseball players Nick Tropeano of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Tom Koehler of the Miami Marlins at the Wolfstock Homecoming festivities on Oct. 17, 2015.
President Stanley joins the Homecoming King and Queen and their court at halftime of the Seawolves' football game against Towson University on Oct. 17, 2015.
New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory General Counsel Charles S. Ryan, J.D., Ph.D, were presented with Stony Brook University Alumni Awards during halftime at SBU's 2015 Homecoming football game on Oct 17, 2015. Pictured from left to right: Assemblyman Steve Englebright, Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone, New York State Senator John Flanagan, President Stanley, Assemblyman Heastie, Dr. Ryan, New York State Senator Kenneth LaValle, Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Valerie Cartright, and President of Stony Brook Alumni Association Robert Stafford. Credit: Stony Brook University.
President Stanley with Toby Buonagurio, Professor in the Department of Art, at the Faculty Exhibition Reception on Oct. 7, 2015.
President Stanley (center) with this year's Presidential Mini-Grant recipients.
President Stanley (far right) with this year's Distinguished Professors (left to right): Dennis Assanis, Nancy Tomes, Robert Lazrsfeld and Distinguished Service Professor David Bynum (Erwin London was unable to attend).
Stony Brook University held a grand opening for the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS). Cutting the ribbon, in center, are Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, Stony Brook University President, and Robert Harrison, IACS Director. Also pictured, from left: Alan Calder, Mary Hall, Wolfgang Wander, Steve Englebright, Lynn Allopenna, Dennis Assanis, Peter Paul, and Margaret Wright.
The Stony Brook School of Social Welfare Alumni Board celebrates and honors Dr. Frances Brisbane upon her retirement as Dean of the School of Social Welfare on September 19, 2015. Pictured from left to right: President Stanley; State Senator and Chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee, Kenneth P. LaValle; Dr. Brisbane; Dr. Charles Robbins, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges; and Barton Davis, SBU Alumnus.
Rep. Lee Zeldin joined President Stanley on a tour of the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) on September 1, 2015.
President Stanley posing with the President's Council of Student Advisors on August 28, 2015.
President Stanley addresses all new students at the 2015 New Student Convocation on August 22, 2015, at LaValle Stadium.
At the July 2, 2015 ribbon cutting for the opening of the new Computer Science Building: (L to R): Architect at Mitchell | Giurgola Architects, Adams Pinckney; Distinguished Computer Science Professor and Chairman of the Computer Science Department, Arie E. Kaufman, PhD,; Vice President for Economic Development and Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Yacov A. Shamash; New York State Assemblyman Steve Englebright; President Stanley; NY State Senator and Chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee, Kenneth P. LaValle; New York State Assemblyman Michael Fitzpatrick; Congressman Lee Zeldin's District Director, Mark Woolley; Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dennis N. Assanis; Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, Matthew Whelan; and Associate Vice President for Facilities and Services, Louis Rispoli.
President Stanley with Grammy-winning singer and 2015 honorary degree recipient Billy Joel, at Stony Brook University's 55th Annual Commencement Ceremony May 22, 2015.
President Stanley with Long Island businessman, philanthropist and 2015 honorary degree recipient Charles B. Wang, at Stony Brook University's 55th Annual Commencement Ceremony May 22, 2015.
From L-R, NYS Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, President Stanley, U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin and NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie at Stony Brook University's 55th Annual Commencement Ceremony May 22, 2015.
President Stanley with students at the Roth Pond Regatta on May 1, 2015.
President Stanley, left, with the 2015 Stars of Stony Brook Gala honoree Jane Fonda and Michael Kimmel, Director of Stony Brook's Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities.
At the 2015 Stars of Stony Brook Gala on April 22, 2015 (left to right): Ashwin Kelkar ’16, Ariel Yang ’15, Morgan DiCarlo ’16, President Stanley, Jane Fonda, Ruchi Shah ’16, Brian Ralph ’15 and Lukas Vasadi ’16.
President Stanley gives NYS Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie a memento, an archived article written about him when he was a student reporter for Stony Brook's Blackworld newspaper, on March 17, 2015.
President Stanley with the 40-year and 45-year honorees who were in attendance at the 2015 Service Awards. From left to right: Sardar Khan (40), Sherry Chang (45), Sanford Simon (45), President Stanley, Eckard Wimmer (40) and Charles Iden (40).
Carl Safina, PhD, second from left, was formally installed as the inaugural holder of the Carl Safina Endowed Research Chair for Nature and Humanity at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) during a Stony Brook Investiture Ceremony on March 6, 2015. Pictured with Dr. Safina, are, from left: Dennis Assanis, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Minghua Zhang, Dean of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences; and President Stanley.
Left to right: Michael Kimmel, Rosanna Arquette, Gloria Steinem, Sheryl Sandberg, President Stanley and Pat Mitchell stand for a photo during the International Conference of Masculinities on March 5, 2015.
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.