Interim President Bernstein (left) attended the memorial tribute celebrating the life
and work of Distinguished Service Professor David L. Ferguson on Oct. 2, 2019, at
the Center for Leadership and Service. Also attending were (l-r) Dr. Ferguson's nephew
Kevin Harris and his sister, Kathern Harris; Fotis Sotiropoulos, Dean of the College
of Engineering and Applied Sciences; and former Stony Brook University president Samuel
L. Stanley, Jr.
Interim President Bernstein welcomed SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson to the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) students luncheon on September 27, 2019. From left to right: Doreen Aveni, WISE Program Administrator; Monica Bugallo, WISE Faculty Director; WISE students Natalie Controneo, Maggie Shata and Samantha Madray; Chancellor Johnson; Interim President Bernstein; and WISE students Ekta Rayna, Mykaela Reilly, Emily Heller, Kellie Snyder, Olivia McLernon, and Waleska Arias.
Interim President Bernstein (right) enjoyed CommUniversity Day on the Stony Brook campus on September 21, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein (second from left) enjoyed CommUniversity Day on the Stony Brook campus on September 21, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein (center) enjoyed CommUniversity Day on the Stony Brook campus on September 21, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein met with local elected officials on September 20, 2019. From left to right: Senior Vice President for Government and Community Relations/Chief Deputy to the President Judith Greiman; Irene Donohue, aide to Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming; Brookhaven Councilwoman Valerie Cartright; Interim President Bernstein; Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn; State Senator Ken LaValle.
Interim President Bernstein and New York State Comptoller Thomas DiNapoli with students who attended the Center for Italian Studies Student Forum, "Today's Migrations in Europe and the United States," held on September 18, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein (back row, third from right) visited the Long Island State Veterans Home on August 27, 2019. To his right is LISVH Executive Director Fred Sganga.
Interim President Bernstein visits with the Seawolves football team during morning practice August 26, 2019, at LaValle Stadium.
Interim President Bernstein welcomes incoming students at the annual New Student Sunset Convocation on August 23, 2019, at LaValle Stadium.
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rick Gatteau joined Interim President Bernstein for a selfie at the annual New Student Sunset Convocation on August 23, 2019, at LaValle Stadium.
Interim President Bernstein welcomes incoming students with the Stony Brook University cheerleaders on Move-In Day, August 23, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein celebrates Move-In Day with the staff of Campus Residences on August 23, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein and Assistant Vice President for Campus Residences Dallas Bauman prepare for Move-In Day on August 23, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein at a Meet & Greet with local community leaders in the Wang Chapel, August 19, 2019.
Interim President Bernstein welcomed Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul to an August event announcing $79 million in comprehensive energy efficiency improvements at Stony Brook University. From left to right: Valerie Cartright, Brookhaven Town Councilwoman; Suzanne Brienza, director of customer experience and utility marketing, PSEG; Sarah Salati, NYPA EVP and chief commercial officer; Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul; Interim President Bernstein; Tod Laursen, SUNY Senior Vice Chancellor and Provost.
The ribbon cutting ceremony for Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital took place July 23, 2019 at Peconic Landing. From left to right: New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.; Paul J. Connor III, Chief Administrative Officer, Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital; Greenport Mayor George Hubbard; Thomas E. Murray Jr., ELIH Board Chairman; Scott Russel, Supervisor, Town of Southold; Michael A. Bernstein, PhD, Interim President-Designate, Stony Brook University; Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, MACP, Senior Vice President, Health Sciences, and Dean, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University; Al Krupski, Suffolk County Legislator; Margaret M. McGovern, MD, PhD, Vice President for Health System Clinical Programs and Strategy, Stony Brook Medicine; and New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle.
Dr. Michael Alan Bernstein was appointed Interim President of Stony Brook University, effective on or about August 1, 2019. Bernstein’s appointment was codified on June 20, 2019, via a resolution passed during a SUNY Board of Trustees public session.