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Brian Colle
Faculty Director
(631) 632-4378

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

Fridays: 11:00AM-1:00PM

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
Advisor and Staff Associate
(631) 632-4378

Office Hours:
Mondays 12:30PM - 2:00PM

Tuesdays: 8:00AM-9:30AM

Thursdays: 12:30PM-2:30PM

Fridays: 9:00AM-11:00AM

Jeremy began his work as the Advisor and Senior Staff Assistant for the University Scholars Program in Spring 2013, after working as the Undergraduate College Advisor for Arts, Culture, and Humanities here at Stony Brook since 2009.  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.

David Maynard
Lecturer and Advisor

Office Hours:
By appointment

Dave Maynard has taught and advised first year and high achieving students at Stony Brook since 2001. He earned his doctorate in Anthropology from CUNY in 1992. His teaching and research interests include globalization, social movements, and the mediascape. Dr. Maynard received a "Faculty Mentor of the Year Award" in 2010 from the Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring. Dr. Maynard served as the Faculty Director of the University Scholars Program from Fall 2008 to Spring 2011, and he is delighted to continue his work with University Scholars students.


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
David Maynard - Lecturer/Advisor, University Scholars Program
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

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