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Brian Colle
Faculty Director
(631) 632-4378

Office Hours:
Wednesdays 2:00PM - 4:00PM

Thursdays 9AM - 10AM; - 11AM - 12PM

Also available by appointment.

Brian Colle is a Professor of Atmospheric Science in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington in 1994 and 1997, respectively. Since 1999, his research at SoMAS has focused on investigating the meteorology around the coastal margins of North America, improving the numerical model forecasts in these regions, and integrating atmospheric model data into numerous interdisciplinary research activities (wind power, storm surge, regional climate, etc).

Dr. Colle serves as Co-Editor for the American Meteorological Society Journal "Weather and Forecasting." At SoMAS, Dr. Colle is the undergraduate coordinator and advisor for the Atmospheric and Oceanic B.S. degree program. From 2006-2008, he served as chair of the Undergraduate Council, a standing committee of the Stony Brook University Senate, and he has also served on several committees related to undergraduate general education at Stony Brook.

Jeremy Marchese
(631) 632-4378

Office Hours:

Mondays 8:30AM - 10:30AM

Tuesdays 12:30PM - 2:30PM

Wednesdays 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Also available by appointment.

Jeremy began his work with the University Scholars Program in Spring 2013, and was named Director of the Program in 2019. Jeremy began his career at Stony Brook in 2009, as the Undergraduate College Advisor for Arts, Culture, and Humanities.  Jeremy received his Bachelor's degree in Criminology from St. John's University and his Master's Degree in Psychology, with a concentration in Forensic Profiling, from Adelphi University.

As the ACH Advisor at Stony Brook, Jeremy was responsible for advising freshmen assigned to ACH, teaching multiple sections of ACH 101 each Fall, and teaching and overseeing the ACH Fellows program.  In his time at Stony Brook, Jeremy has earned several Student Life Awards for the programs he has put on; received the Spotlight of the Month Award from the National Residence Hall Honorary in 2011; and the Outstanding Community Service Project Award for creating and overseeing the SBU StandUp Charter, a student organization aimed at eradicating bullying and homophobia around the globe. In 2013, Jeremy received the National Residence Hall Honorary Spotlight of the Month Award for the Stony Brook campus, and then went on to receive the award for the entire Northeast region of colleges and universities.

Jeremy is very excited to be working with the University Scholars Program, and hopes to continue implementing programs that benefit the entire campus community.



Scholars Advisory Board

The   Scholars Advisory Board  is made up of faculty and administrators from a variety of departments across campus.  The members of the 2015-2016 Advisory Board are:

Jeffrey Barnett  - Assistant Dean of Students
Malcolm Bowman  - Faculty, Department of Marine Sciences
Brian Colle  - Faculty Director, University Scholars Program
William Collins  - Faculty, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
Deborah Firestone  - Clinical Associate Professor, Health Science Program
Richard Gatteau  - Associate Provost for Academic Success
Rachelle  Germana  - Assistant Dean and Director, Undergraduate Colleges 
Perry Goldstein  - Chair, Department of Music
Karen Kernan  - Director, URECA Program
Jessica Klare  - Director, Honors College
Sara Lipton  - Faculty, Department of History
Kristina Lucenko  - Associate Director, Program in Writing and Rhetoric
Jeremy Marchese  - Senior Staff Assistant, University Scholars Program
Catherine Marrone  - Faculty, Department of Sociology
Anne Moyer  - Faculty Director, Honors College; Associate Professor, Social and Health Psychology
Charles Robbins  - Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education/Dean of the Undergraduate Colleges
Scott Sutherland  - Faculty, Department of Mathematics
Wendy Tang  - Associate Provost for Online Education