Archive: 2013 | 2012


discovery prize
At the Inaugural Discovery Prize Award event on December 11, 2014. From left to right: President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD; Robert Shelton, PhD; Esther Takeuchi, PhD; Alan Alda; Laurie Krug, PhD; Eden Figuereoa, PhD; Gabor Balaszi, PhD; Emre Salman; Jim Simons; Peter C. Agre, MD; and Paul Hoffman.

jeanne garant
At the December 8, 2014 Stony Brook Council meeting, President Stanley (left) and Stony Brook Council Chairman Kevin Law (right), honor outgoing Stony Brook Council member Jeanne Garant for her 8 years of service to the University.

john corrado
At the December 8, 2014 Stony Brook Council meeting, President Stanley (left) and Stony Brook Council Chairman Keven Law (right), honor outgoing Stony Brook Council member John Corrado for his 12 years of service on the University.

womens lacrosse
At the December 8, 2014 Stony Brook Council meeting, the Stony Brook Women's Lacrosse team was honored for their spectacular 2013 season. From left to right are: Athletics Director Shawn Heilbron, President Stanley, Kristin Yevoli, Michelle Rubino, Dorrien Van Dyke, Head Coach Joe Spallina, and Stony Brook Council Chairman Kevin Law.

dr poon
Michael Poon, MD, second from right, was formally installed as the inaugural Ambassador Charles A. Gargano Chair in Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging during a Stony Brook University Investiture Ceremony on December 3, 2014. Pictured with Dr. Poon, are, from left: President Stanley; Charles A. Gargano; and Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine.

40 under 40
President Stanley (far right) with the inaugural "40 under forty" Class of 2014 on December 2, 2014, at the Fifth Avenue Empire Penthouse at 230 Fifth.

lee zeldin
Congressman-elect Lee Zeldin (at left) met with President Stanley and took a tour of Stony Brook University on December 2, 2014.

bnl and bsa
From left, Doon Gibbs, BSA President and Brookhaven National Laboratory Director; President Stanley, BSA Board Chair; and Ronald Townsend, BSA Board Co-Chair and Executive VP of Global Laboratory Operations for Battelle, Nov. 12, 2014.

tarrson professor
During a Stony Brook University Investiture Ceremony on Oct. 30, 2014, the University officially installed Vincent J. Iacono, DMD, as the inaugural Tarrson Family Professor of Periodontology in the School of Dental Medicine. Pictured, from left: Mary R. Truhlar, interim dean of the School of Dental Medicine;Nolen Levine, a board member at the Tarrson Foundation for Dental Research; Camille Canzone, wife of Ronald Tarrson with the Tarrson Foundation; donor Ronald Tarrson, president of the Tarrson Foundation board; Dr. Iacono; Linda Tarrson, a Tarrson Foundation board member; President Stanley; and Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, MACP, Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine.

island federal naming rights
At the Stony Brook University and Hauppauge-based Island Federal Credit Union corporate advertising sponsorship agreement announcement on October 28, 2014, from left to right: Dr. Margaret McGovern, Physician-in-Chief, Stony Brook Children's Hospital; Joseph Lapietra, Deputy Executive Director, Long Island State Veteran's Home; Alan Inkles, Director, Stony Brook Film Festival and Staller Center for the Arts; Shawn Heilbron, Director of Athletics; Dr. Samuel L. Stanley, President, Stony Brook University ; Bret Sears, President and CEO, Island Federal Credit Union; Carol Gomes, President SBU Alumni Association ; Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, Sr. Vice President for Health Sciences; and, Manny London, Dean, College of Business.

clean water technology
Governor Andrew Cuomo announces a $2M grant to establish a Center for Clean Water Technology at Stony Brook University, Oct. 28, 2014. From left to right: Governor Cuomo, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, President Stanley.

womens lacrosse
President Stanley with the Stony Brook University Women's Lacrosse team, Oct. 28, 2014.

woodward and bernstein
President Stanley backstage with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein prior to the Presidential Lecture, “Looking at the Presidency: From Nixon to Obama,” October 16, 2014.

festival of the moving body
Welcoming participants to The Festival of the Moving Body are (L-R) President Stanley, festival executive director Amy Yopp Sullivan and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges Charlie Robbins, October 16, 2014.

minigrant awards
President Stanley at the University Awards Ceremony Oct. 7, 2014, with Presidential Mini-Grant Award recipients.

arena ribbon cutting
Long Island's new athletic and entertainment destination is open for business, as university administrators, elected officials, faculty, staff, students and student-athletes gathered for the Stony Brook University Arena grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on October 3, 2014.

arena ribbon cutting
Celebrating Long Island visionary Lee Koppelman on Oct. 2, 2014. (L-R: Kevin Law, Jim Klurfeld, Lee Koppelman, President Stanley, Senator Kenneth LaValle, Peter Salins, Provost Dennis Assanis).

student media
President Stanley meeting with members of the Stony Brook student media, Oct. 1, 2014.

hispanic heritage month
President Stanley celebrating with students at the Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony, October 1, 2014.

new physics classroom
President Stanley with students in the newly outfitted and innovative Physics 131 classroom, October 2014.

president flu shot
President Stanley getting his annual flu shot, Sept. 30, 2014.

football address
President Stanley addresses the Stony Brook University football team on Sept. 30, 2014, thanking them for their hard work.

President Stanley (center right) pictured with the 2014 Homecoming Court on September 27.

algieri at homecoming game
President Stanley (right) pictured with Stony Brook Alumnus and undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri (left), at homecoming on September 27, 2014.

childrens hospital
At the Stony Brook University Children's Hospital project site on September 24, 2014. From left to right: Tony and Dina Isola, parents of Stony Brook Children’s Hospital patient; David and Dawn Okst, Stony Brook Children Hospital Donors; (forward) Anthony Isola; Kenneth Kaushansky, M.D., Senior Vice President, Health Sciences, and School of Medicine Dean; L. Reuven Pasternak, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, Stony Brook University Hospital, and Vice President for Health Systems, Stony Brook Medicine; President Stanley; Sen. John Flanagan (R-East Northport); Margaret McGovern, M.D., PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics and Physician-In-Chief, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital; (forward) Joseph Isola, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital patient; Sen. Kenneth P. LaValle (R-Port Jefferson); Mark Eghrari, Stony Brook Children Hospital Donor and Chairman of the Children’s Hospital Task Force; John Tsunis, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital donor; and Assemblyman Steve Englebright (D-East Setauket).

rec center dedication
President Stanley (third from right) is joined inside the Walter J. Hawrys Campus Recreation Center by members of the Hawrys family on September 12, 2014. From left to right: Walter J. Hawrys' daughter-in-law Ester Hawrys; his granddaughter Jessica Postrozny and her husband Robert; his daughter Marilyn Hawrys Simons; his son Walter J. Hawrys Jr.; and his daughter Linda Hawrys Berenberg and her husband Spencer.

ebola lecture
President Stanley delivers special lecture entitled "Ebola: Risks of Emerging Infections" at the Staller Center for the Arts Main Stage on September 3, 2014.

New Student Convocation
President Stanley addresses new incoming students at Convocation on August 23, 2014.

Move In Day
President Stanley joined the Stony Brook cheerleaders and Wolfie in welcoming students to Stony Brook University on move-in day, Aug. 22, 2014.

President helps families move in to dorms.
President Stanley helps a student and his family on move-in day, Aug. 22, 2014.

new residence hall
On July 30, 2014 at the groundbreaking of the new residence halls and dining facility. From left to right: Rachel Birnboim Kochman, KSQ Architects; Dr. Dallas Bauman, Assistant Vice President for Campus Residences; Barbara Chernow, Sr. Vice President for Administration; Sunjum Dhariwal, Student, RHA Senior Vice President; President Stanley; Garry Lachhar, Student, Undergraduate Student Government President; Dr. Peter Baigent, Vice President for Student Affairs; and John Sparano, Director of Campus Residences Operations.

freedom school
President Stanley welcomed the participants of this year's Freedom School on July 17, 2014.

dean stein farewell
President Stanley was joined by the University Council and Wolfie on July 16, 2014, to honor Dean Jerrold Stein on his retirement.

eop freshmen 2014
President Stanley welcomes this year's incoming EOP/AIM class on July 7, 2014.

hamptons ball
Nationally syndicated TV host and master of ceremonies Rita Crosby (left) presented President Stanley with the Distinguished Leadership Award at the 18th Annual Hamptons Heart Ball, which was held June 28, 2014 on the grounds of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton, NY. At right is Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President, Health Sciences, and Dean, Stony Brook University School of Medicine.

President Stanley is joined by (from left to right) U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Congressman Tim Bishop and Long Island Association President Kevin Law at the announcement of the Technology and Research Accelerating National Security and Future Economic Resiliency (TRANSFER) Act, a federal bipartisan bill, on June 27, 2014.

On June 19, President Stanley visited with Stony Brook's summer interns from the Association of College and University Housing Officer Internship (ACUHO-I) program and the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP). From left to right: Kimberlee Lee, Jasmine Knighten, Jimmy Thren, President Stanley, Jasmine Whitlow, and Luke Poole.

conference on mechanics
Stony Brook University's first International Conference on Mechanics of Composites on June 11, 2014: Pictured from left to right: Provost Dennis N. Assanis, President Stanley, Dr. Fu-Pen Chiang (Distinguished Professor and Mechanical Engineering Department Chair at Stony Brook), Dr. Antonio J. M. Ferreira (Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Engenharia da Universidade do Porto ), Dr. Yacov Shamash (VP, Economic Development and Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook), and Dr. Robert Kuta (Associate Professor at Stony Brook).

2014 veterans d-day
On the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Invasion at the Long Island State Veterans Home ceremony on June 6, 2014: Pictured from left to right are World War II veterans Ben Gebbia, Julian Oleaga and Michael Settanni, along with Fred Sganga, Long Island State Veterans Home Executive Director, and President Stanley.

2014 commencement
At the 2014 main commencement ceremony, Dean of Students Dr. Jerrold Stein, takes a "selfie" with President Stanley.

water conference
President Stanley delivers remarks at the Long Island Resiliency & Clean Water Infrastructure Meeting on May 19 in the Charles B. Wang Center. Seated at the table from left to right are Joseph Martens (NYSDEC Commissioner) and U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop.

shawn heilbron
President Stanley welcomes Shawn Heilbron, Stony Brook's incoming Director of Athletics, at a press conference on May 9, 2014.

west side dining opens
President Stanley took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 8, 2014, marking the completion of West Side Dining.

student life awards
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. (left) and Dean of Students Jerrold Stein (right) with students Saba Khalid and Pooja Reddy, at the annual 2013-14 Student Life Awards on May 7, 2014.

gates scholar
On May 5, 2014, the Stony Brook Council recognized senior Neha Kinariwalla, for being selected as Stony Brook’s first Gates Cambridge Scholar. Pictured from left to right: President Stanley, mentor Dr. Catherine Marrone, Neha Kinariwalla, and Council Chairman Kevin Law.

softball team honored
On May 5, 2014, the Stony Brook Council recognized the Seawolves softball team on its outstanding 2014 season. Pictured from left to right: President Stanley, team representatives Jessica Combs and Nicole Schieferstein, Head Coach Megan Bryant, and Council Chairman Kevin Law.

residence hall honorary
President Stanley is welcomed to work Friday morning, April 25, by members of the Stony Brook chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary.

2014 stars of stony Brook gala
President Stanley is joined by long-time conservationist and lemur expert Dr. Patricia C. Wright, this year's honoree at the 2014 Stars of Stony Brook Gala on April 16. (Photo by Dan Goodrich).

2014 stars of stony Brook gala
At the 2014 Stars of Stony Brook Gala on April 16, from left to right: President Stanley, Robin Herrnstein, Dr. Patricia C. Wright, Jim Simons, and Jim Herrnstein. (Photo by Dan Goodrich).

art students at sunwood
President Stanley welcomed student artists and their work to the Sunwood Estate on April 10, 2014.















eop 45th anniversary
Celebrating the EOP/AIM Program's 45th Anniversary on March 29, 2014, from left to right: Robert James, former SUNY Associate Provost for Opportunity Programs; President Stanley; Francisco A. Colon Jr., EOP/AIM Academic Advisor/Counselor; Keynote Speaker Frederick K. Brewington, Esq.; and Joel Pierre-Louis, SUNY Board of Trustees Secretary (photo by Bob Giglione).

mens basketball
Dr. Yusuf A. Hannun, second from left, was formally installed as the Joel Strum Kenny Professor in Cancer Research at a Stony Brook University Investiture Ceremony on March 11, 2014. Also pictured, from left: President Stanley; Shirley Strum Kenny, Past President of Stony Brook University, her husband, Robert W. Kenny; and Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior Vice President of the Health Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine. The Kenny Professorship honors the life and legacy of the Kenny’s son, Joel Strum Kenny, a scholar, educator and rabbi.

mens basketball
President Stanley meets with the men's basketball team and Head Coach Steve Pikiell prior to the 2014 America East Championships.

stanley and neha
Neha Kinariwalla, an undergraduate student and Stony Brook's first-ever Gates Cambridge Scholarship winner, posing with President Stanley and his wife, Dr. Ellen Li, at the Inauguration of NamanaBe Hall in Madagascar in the summer of 2012.

student scholarship group
President Stanley and his spouse Dr. Ellen Li (center), with nearly 150 Stony Brook students at the inaugural Student Scholarship Reception on March 5, 2014.

student scholarship reception
Student scholarship recipients taking a "group selfies" with President Stanley at the inaugural Student Scholarship Reception on March 5, 2014.

student media meeting
President Stanley meets with members of the student press on February 6, 2014.

island of lemurs
At the exclusive IMAX screening of Island of Lemurs Madagascar 3D, held at AMC Lowes at Lincoln Square in New York City on February 1, 2014, from left to right: Drew Fellman; Dr. Ellen Li; Joanne Campbell Schiefer '79; President Stanley; and Richard Gelfond '76, Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of IMAX Corporation.

executive budget
Darryl Towns, Commissioner of Housing & Community Renewal and President Stanley, at the 2014-2015 Executive Budget Presentation which took place at Stony Brook University on January 31, 2014.

black history month opening
President Stanley with members of the Stony Brook Gospel Choir at the 2014 Black History Month Opening Ceremony on January 29, 2014.

basketball game
President Stanley with fans and Wolfie at the men's basketball game against the University of Vermont on January 24, 2014.

dc summitt
President Stanley attends the White House Summit on Expanding College Opportunities on January 16, 2014.

mlk day
President Stanley taking a quick pose while assembling an emergency preparedness kit at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event held at Stony Brook University on January 18, 2014.