The Stony Brook women’s basketball team mounted an 11-point comeback to upset the top-seeded Maine Black Bears 64-60 in the America East Championship, clinching the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament berth.
Fotis Sotiropoulos, Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will serve as interim provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs, according to an announcement by President Maurie McInnis on Sept. 17.
Announced on USG’s Instagram on Sept. 11, Huntley Spencer has been elected president of the Undergraduate Student Government. In addition, the Student Activity Fee will be mandatory for the next two years.
The Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps (SBVAC), the university’s collegiate emergency medical services (EMS) agency founded in 1970, is made up of 39 trained student volunteers. The organization, which usually responds to 900-1000 calls a year, including helping overwhelmed local EMS, became essential workers in a global health crisis.
The university, which has tested more than 3,000 students since Aug. 11, said that 17 students have tested positive for the virus. This brings the total number of confirmed cases on campus to 18, after the first case was reported on Aug. 28.
Jim Malatras, president of Empire State College and former New York Director of State Operations, was appointed the fourteenth chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) public higher education system by the SUNY Board of Trustees on Aug. 21.
The Stony Brook Press’ Falah Jalai and The Statesman’s Rabia Gursoy report on femicide in the countries of Turkey and India, highlighting how the new Instagram trend #ChallengeAccepted aims to increase awareness about violence against women.
Stony Brook University is no stranger to forced prison labor, as the school spent around $19,974 on prison-made goods in 2019, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
In a series of social media posts on Instagram and Twitter, the victims detailed separate incidents in which the accused sexually assaulted them. Some victims also claim inaction by the Title IX and Student Engagement and Activities offices.