This year marks the 37th year of Stony Brook Homecoming. Take a walk down memory lane
with our Homecoming Through the Years photo album.
Homecoming Through the Years
What made Homecoming special for you? Share your fondest memories with your fellow
Seawolves! Check back here for your memories and on our social media channels.
1981: Stony Brook held its first annual Homecoming celebration.
1984: Stony Brook crowned its first Homecoming King, Eric Levine, and Queen, Jackie Delaney.
1994: The football team took the field under its new name, the Seawolves, for the first time at Homecoming.
1995: Although the rain put a damper on Homecoming activities, the Distinguished Alumnus Luncheon was still successful with over 100 in attendance.Continue Reading...
1999: The Stony Brook Seawolves won their first Division I Homecoming game against Monmouth with a score of 7-3.
2002: At the 2002 Homecoming game on Saturday, October 19, the Stony Brook football stadium was officially named LaValle Stadium after Senator Kenneth LaValle.
2003: At the Homecoming Gala halftime show, attendees had the chance to compete in a kick-off tournament to win a Chevy SUV.
2004: Renowned alumnus Carolyn Porco kicked off Homecoming weekend with a lecture on the Cassini Saturn Mission.
2006: The Seawolves’ 33-21 win over Albany at LaValle Stadium marked the debut of the Stony Brook University Marching Band. It also started a streak of eight consecutive Homecoming victories for the Stony Brook football team.
2010: Homecoming weekend 2010 marked the debut of the Seawolves Showcase, an opportunity for the University’s most talented performers to entertain their fellow students, alumni and members of the community.
2016: More than 300 alumni in total attended a variety of special alumni-focused events, including the Black and Latino Alumni Network’s Multicultural Brunch, Stony Brook University Crew’s Inaugural Alumni Reunion Breakfast and Row at the Port Jefferson Yacht Club, Professor Michael Barnhart’s Cuban Missile Crisis Simulation (based on his World War II Simulation course), and alumni breakfasts hosted by The Statesman and the College of Business.
Homecoming Court History
In 2018, Stony Brook University adopted an all-gender