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Diversity Action Plan 4 High Performance - July 13, 2020

Diversity Plan in Action - June 24, 2020

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Stony Brook University is recognized regularly by local, national and international publications for its initiatives relating to diversity.

External News Clips on Diversity at Stony Brook

UN Women: Press release: UN Women’s HeForShe movement concludes tour to colleges and universities across northeastern United States

LI Herald: L.I. seniors access free health care

Newsday: Stony Brook opts for gender-neutral titles at homecoming

Newsday: Stony Brook University homecoming court finalists applaud gender-neutral titles

News12:  SBU nixes king and queen, crowns 'royals' at homecoming     

Newsweek:  College Ditches ‘Homecoming King, Queen’ for Gender-Neutral ‘Royal Titles’

Eyewitness News/WABC-TV: Stony Brook University puts new spin on homecoming to promote diversity

American Public Media: Changing Class: Are colleges helping Americans move up?

The Hindu: Diversity on Campus

Newsday: Trailblazing LI black women doctors share dreams, success

Newsday: More colleges create support, opportunity for students with autism

FIOS1: Over 100 students become doctors at Stony Brook University

INSIGHT Into Diversity: Closing the Graduation Gap: How Colleges Can Reverse Education’s Greatest Inequity

INSIGHT Into Diversity: Dimensions of Diversity, by SBU Chief Diversity Officer Lee Bitsóí

Education Dive: Contested survey highlights need for best practices around diversity and inclusion

News12: LI State Veterans Home introduces VR to seniors

The Hechinger Report: Are America’s colleges promoting social mobility?

Newsday: Trailblazing LI black women doctors share dreams, success

Times Beacon Record: SBU’s Lerner Uses the Theater for Autism Therapy

Newsday: More colleges create support, opportunity for students with autism

Halal Consumer Magazine: FSA Executive Director Nadeem Siddiqui talks about Halal on Campus (story page 32)

Affordable Colleges Online: Native American College Student Support Guide (Expert Advice provided by Lee Bitsóí)

SUNY Big Ideas: A Passion for Foreign Service Goes Global Thanks To the Rangel International Affairs Fellowship

Black Enterprise: Build on Your College Success by Studying Abroad

The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Fight Against ‘Toxic Masculinity’

New York Daily News: Two young Stony Brook students beat the odds stacked up against foster care youth

Education Dive: People of Higher Ed: Stony Brook University Chief Diversity Officer Lee Bitsóí

Education Dive: UN initiative: Higher ed, gov, and workforce partnerships needed to drive gender equity

The University Network: University, Business and Government IMPACT Champions Gather At Third Annual UN Women HeForShe Event

Newsday:  Students, advocates rally for DACA recipients at Stony Brook

News12:  Protesters march through Stony Brook campus to show support for DACA

Newsday:  Stony Brook students opt into gender inclusive housing ( Watch video)

News12:  Stony Brook University offers gender-neutral dorms

TBR News:  Gender-inclusive housing increases in popularity at SBU

WSHU Radio:  Stony Brook Film Festival Showcases Female Filmmakers

Fios1: LGBT teens rally in Stony Brook University to take stand against bullying

The Huffington Post:  Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges

Happenings:  Stony Brook to Host HeForShe Ideathon to Help End Gender-Based Violence

Stony Brook Statesman:  Native American Heritage Awareness Program Series planned for November

YouTube:  Football 101 - Seawolves treat international students to an immersion course in football, American-style

Best Colleges:  Stony Brook Ranks Seventh among America's Most Diverse Colleges

Yahoo! Finance:  College Choice Releases the Ranking of 50 Best LGBT Friendly Colleges and Universities 2016

Dallas Voice:  College Choice lists top 50 LGBT-friendly schools

Vermont Biz:  UVM ranks in top 50 as LGBT Friendly College

Stony Brook Independent:  Chris Tanaka Creates A Safe Space For LGBTQ Students At SBU

Essence:  The 50 Best Colleges for African-Americans

Time Magazine:  The 50 Best Colleges for African Americans—in One Handy Chart

The Edvocate:  Ask an Expert: Authentic Diversity

Chronicle of Higher Education:  Colleges Help the Faculty Adapt Teaching for Foreign Students

University World News:  How colleges help foreign grad students with teaching

FiOS1 News Long Island:  Hundreds attend Stony Brook University’s women’s leadership symposium

TBR News Media:  SBU presents 2nd annual Women’s Symposium

Huffington Post:  HeForShe Comes to Campus

Stony Brook Independent:  HeForShe Conference Promotes Gender Equality Movement

Stony Brook Statesman:  26 SUNY campuses come to SBU for HeForShe conference

Long Island Press:  Obama's Transgender Student Directive a 'Huge Victory'