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Justine Finch Beringer and Greg Woody

Justine Finch Beringer and Greg Woody Receive SUNYCON Fellowships 
The HEA students participated in this year's conference, the theme of which was "Degrees of Influence: The Forces Shaping the Future of Higher Education." They discuss their experiences in this article (with a video) in SBU HappeningsRead the article »

Nicole Levy

Nicole Levy '15 Presented at 6th Annual Careers in Higher Education Conference on building a SMART Goal
Nicole Levy's presentation focused on creating a SMART Goal, specifically as it pertains to career planning.  She takes you through several different steps in order to create a career goal.  View Recording »

Obed Figueroa

Obed Figueroa '14 Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal
HEA alumnus Obed Figueroa '14 has published an article in the Poughkeepsie Journal  in which he discusses myths about slavery that still need to be dispelled.  As the Diversity and Inclusion Specialist for the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Obed was inspired to write this article after visiting the African Burial Grounds museum. He says, "The experience was so enlightening it prompted me to conduct further research to understand what Africans experienced dating back to the 17th century. My findings help to explain the origins of racism that began with established laws created on the lands that would become New York State." Read the article »


Higher Education Administration Program Ranked 5th in the Nation
The program was recognized by on the basis of "academic excellence, range of courses provided, awards, rankings, faculty strength, and reputation." Details »

CHE conference

Fourth Annual Careers in Higher Education Conference
Rick Gatteau and Samantha Lodato are among the organizers for the Careers in Higher Education Conference for students and emerging professionals. The free event will take place on the Stony Brook campus on Friday, November 7, 2014. Details »

Nicole Feml

Nicole Feml Honored by the New York State Middle School Association
HEA student Nicole Feml received an award from the New York State Middle School Association at its 2013 conference. Why is a higher education professional receiving an award for Middle School educators? Read to find out»

Kloeckener and Kocivar

Samantha Kloeckener and Ally Kocivar Receive Awards at CSPA NYS
We would like to congratulate two HEA community members who were recognized at the CSPA NYS 2013 conference. HEA student Samantha Kloeckener won the CSPA NYS 2013 case study competition and alumna Ally Kocivar '13 received the New Professional Award. Great job representing SBU!  CSPA NYS Conference information»


HEA Study Abroad Students To Present Papers at Conference on Comparative and International Education
Seven students who participated in the Higher Education Administration Study Abroad program will present papers at a conference on comparative and international education at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst on November 1 and 2.  Details »


Theresa M. Dereme Appointed Interim Assistant Dean and Director of Counseling at Suffolk County Community College
Congratulations to Theresa M. Dereme on being selected to serve as the Interim Assistant Dean and Director of Counseling for the Michael J. Grant Campus of Suffolk County Community College. Theresa, who already has one master's degree, is scheduled to complete her MA in HEA this year.

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