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Newsletter Archive - Capitols and Communities


Janurary 2022 - Governor Hochul Names Stony Brook a Flagship University in State of the State Address

February 2022 - Breaking New Ground: Dawn Smallwood Is First Woman Named Police Chief in SBU History

March 2022 - Stony Brook to Lead Translational Biomedical Research Network

April 2022 - Stars of Stony Brook Gala Honoring Prince Albert II of Monaco and John L. Hennessy, MS ’75, Ph.D. ’77, Raises $2.4 Million


January 2021 - Stony Brook’s State-Run Site Reaches 25,000 COVID Vaccinations

February 2021 -  State Program to Help More EOP Students Get Into SUNY’s Medical Universities

March 2021 -  Stony Brook’s Vaccine Point of Distribution Hits 100K Milestone

April 2021 - Responding as a Community

May 2021 - SBU’s Record-Setting Class of 2021 Looks to a Bright Future

June 2021 - Stony Brook Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for 2021

July 2021 - Stronger Together - July Update 

August 2021 - Welcome Back to Campus: Resources for a Smooth Transistion 

September 2021 - Get Protected this Flu Season

October 2021 - Maurie McInnis Inaugurated as the Sixth President of Stony Brook University

November 2021 - Stronger Togehter Update

December 2021 - Happy Holidays from the Office of Government and Community Relation


January 2020 - Major Impact for Science, Major Impact for Long Island

February 2020 - Coronavirus Update

April 2020 -  COVID-19 UPDATE: SBU Rising to the Unprecedented Challenge

May 2020 - Stony Brook Launches 7,100 Graduates in Virtual Ceremony

August 2020 - A Fall Semester Unlike Any Other

September 2020 - Elected Officials, President McInnis Mark Launch of BNL Collider Project

October 2020 - A Moment for Clarity and Unity in Uncertain Times

November 2020 - Rising Up to Meet the Moment

December 2020 - Happy Holidays from the Office of Government and Community Relations


December 2019 - Holiday Note and Year in Review

November 2019 - SMART Cluster, Reality Deck 2.0 Unveiled 

October 2019 - Interim President Delivers 2019 Stony Brook University State of the University Address

September 2019 - CommUniversity Day Celebrates the Best of Stony Brook

August 2019 - Lieutenant Governor Hochul Announces $79 Million in Energy Efficient Upgrades at Stony Brook

July 2019 - Report Finds Stony Brook University Drives Region's Economy

June 2019 - Michael Bernstein Named Interim President of Stony Brook University

May 2019 - SBU Leadership Discusses Science & Security, Higher Education and Funding for Science Research in Washington, DC

April 2019 - Gala Honoring Dr. Marilyn Hawrys Simons Raises Record $28.2 Million

March 2019 - Science and Security: President Stanley Takes a Leadership Role

February 2019 - Stony Brook Awarded AAU Grant to Supplement STEM Education

January 2019 - Leading the Future of AI: SBU Marries Human Ingenuity with Machines


December 2018 - Happy Holidays from the Office of Government and Community Relations

November 2018 - The Future of Cancer Care and Research

October 2018 - Hailing Increased Graduation Rate, President Delivers 2018 State of the University Address

September 2018 - Stony Brook Achieves Highest-Ever U.S. News Ranking 

August 2018 - *Special Community Edition*

July 2018 - Two Stony Brook Researchers Receive Energy Frontier Research Center Awards Totaling $21.75 Million

June 2018 -  Takeuchi Receives European Inventor Award 2018 

May 2018 - SBU Celebrates Its Largest, Most Diverse Graduating Class at 58th Commencement 

April 2018 - Gala Honoring Dorothy Lichtenstein Raises $7.1 Million to Support Creative Writing and Film Programs and Scholarships

March 2018 - SUNY Employment Report Highlights Positive Outcomes for Stony Brook

February 2018 - SBU Takes Giant Step Toward Cleaner, Greener World with Gas Institute and Climate Leadership Summit

January 2018 - Engineering New York State's Workforce of Tomorrow


December 2017 - Stony Brook Builds an Engine of Social Mobility

November 2017 - APLU's 2017 Winter Meeting and Innovation Showcase on Capitol Hill Spotlights Stony Brook University

October 2017 - Opening Ceremony Launches Hispanic Heritage Month

September 2017 - Campus and Community Celebrate First CommUniversity Day

August 2017 - A New Vision For East End Medicine: Celebrating Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

July 2017 - Third Track is the Right Track for Stony Brook University 

June 2017 - Spending Your Summer at Stony Brook 

May 2017 - Stony Brook Honors Michael J. Fox, Jonathan Oringer as 6,991 Graduate

April 2017 - SBU Gala Raises More Than $6.9 Million for Cancer Research and Student Scholarships

March 2017 - SBU Leadership and Students Advocate for Higher Education Access and Affordability, Investments in Research and Immigration Reform

February 2017 - Economic Value of International Students on Long Island  and Beyond

January 2017 - Stony Brook Creates Upward Income Mobility For Low Income Students


November 2016 - President Stanley Joins LIREDC in Albany to Help Secure State Funding

October 2016 - Wolfstock 2016: Seawolves Take the Win After Week-long Homecoming Extravaganza

September 2016 -  Fast Tracking Gender Equality 

Summer Session II - Stony Brook Medicine and Mount Sinai Announce "Momentous" Affiliation

Summer Session I - Stony Brook Campus is Buzzing with Activity 

May 2016 - Commencement: Momentum to Make a Difference

April 2016 - 2016-17 State Budget Finalized

March 2016 - Students, University Leadership Support NYSUNY 2020 Extension