Sydney Bell ‘22 Receives Long Island Business News “30 Under 30” Award
Sophomore Sydney Bell has been selected as an honoree of the Long Island Business
News (LIBN) “30 Under 30” Award. The award honors bright and dynamic young professionals
under the age of 30 who contribute to the Long Island community through public service
and who have made significant strides in business.
Sydney Bell ‘22 Makes a Splash with Sustainable Designs on Campus
March is Women’s History Month and an ideal time to celebrate the brave, bold and
fearless women who have influenced history. Freshman Sydney Bell is making history
as she creates and sells eco-friendly apparel to help save the oceans.
Student-Owned Streetwear Line Critic Clothing Gains Popularity
Stony Brook Alum Alec Simione, majored in business management and marketing, has gone
through life always looking for ways to make a name for himself. At the age of six,
he took up skateboarding as a hobby and grew up immersed in the skateboarding culture.
When he decided he wanted to create a clothing line, he infused his roots of skateboarding,
a source of his favorite memories, into the brand.
Alec Simione ’17, Founder of Critic Clothing, Brings His Clothes to Shop Red West
Alec Simone ‘17 is bringing an original line of up-and-coming streetwear to the campus
stores. Alec, a former business major at Stony Brook, established Critic Clothing
in January of 2013, though the idea for the brand had its roots in Alec’s childhood.
The atmosphere was festive at the grand opening of Island Soul, the new Caribbean
and Southern food concept at Union Commons. Although the sounds of lively Caribbean
music echoed at the Union, the students’ cheers were even louder when the name of
the station, which was determined by student input, was finally revealed. Randy Ferguson
’16 and his fellow students from the Caribbean Student Association, Phi Delta Psi
Fraternity Inc. and the Student African American Brotherhood unveiled the name and
cut the ribbon, making Island Soul official.
Doug Toledo ’19 Discovers the Ingredients to Success
After an injury sidelined him from playing division one soccer at Stony Brook, Doug
parlayed advice from
Stony Brook’s Small Business Development Center and developed an innovative three-ingredient recipe to open his business, Doug’s