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Support the School of Communication and Journalism


Stony Brook University’s School of Communication and Journalism is the only accredited undergraduate journalism program in the public SUNY system. Since 2006, the School has been training the next generation of journalists and media professionals, with alumni working at leading media companies throughout the nation and the world. 

Why give


Your support has a direct impact on our students and their educational experience.  Financial assistance gives students the opportunity to complete a rigorous, 4-year undergraduate degree, and empowers students from all walks of life, regardless of their financial situation, to attain a degree from one of the nation's top universities.

You can support a high quality educational experience by providing the resources students and faculty need to meet the expectations of a rapidly changing industry. Due to your support, Stony Brook journalism students are well prepared to being rewarding careers in their chosen fields. 

Giving Opportunities


The annual Scholarship Report showcases our School of Communication and Journalism scholarship recipients. Scholarships are one of the many ways your support can have an impact on student success and achievement. 

The Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting
The Center for News Literacy
The Robert Greene Summer Institute for High School Journalists

bria scholarshipBria Ellis '19, the 2019 Marcy McGinnis Scholarship for Broadcast Journalism recipient, with Dean Lindenfeld.


How to give


Select a fund of your choice by typing in the name or pick the Dean’s Fund for Excellence. 

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For more information, please contact the School's staff to discuss your interest by emailing

By mail

Send a check made out to the Stony Brook Foundation:

C/o Christina Anselmo
School of Communication and Journalism
Stony Brook University
N4004 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-185