Stony Brook University announced its sixth president on March 26 after a nearly year-long presidential search, according to a campus-wide email from State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Kristina…
Campus residents who live within driving distance of the campus were asked to evacuate no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 19. All other campus residents must evacuate no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20.
The Three Village Civic Association posted later on Sunday that “due to a worldwide shortage, Stony Brook University Hospital did not receive the swabs needed to conduct their COVID-19 drive-thru testing as planned and is now on hold.”
International students at Stony Brook University will be able to remain in the United States to complete their coursework, according to a March 11 email from Stony Brook University Visa and Immigration Services.
City University of New York (CUNY) and State University of New York (SUNY) schools will be going remote for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester starting March 19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a press conference on March 11.
The one thing we do know for sure is that the piling weight of uncertainty is unfair to SBU’s faculty and students. Simply addressing the rumors and telling us what they are just as unsure of what to do would suffice.
The announcement comes after the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Suffolk County on Sunday. There are now 142 confirmed coronavirus cases in New York, including 17 in Nassau County and 19 in New York City.