The State University of New York is expanding its Education Opportunity Program budget by $6.4 million across five SUNY campuses, including Stony Brook University, for spring 2022 to support an additional 1,000 students next year.
Dr. Jarvis Watson, the assistant dean for multicultural affairs, sat in his almost cleared-out office in the Student Activities Center and reflected on his 14-year professional career at Stony Brook University.
Nearly 2,000 ballots were cast in the elections this year — a 10% increase in student body votes from last year. Spencer beat the opposing party’s candidate, senior political science and economics major Justin Ullman, by 426 votes, and another candidate, senior psychology major Vincent Ferrara, by 760 votes.
On Thursday, at least 24 Stony Brook University students and two Statesman reporters boarded buses to Albany to participate in Higher Education Action day, where representatives from State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) schools meet with government officials to discuss how to improve funding for higher education in New York.
There are droves of commentaries as to how you should do things as a freshman, from how you should schedule your classes to how you should arrange your very own lifestyle to achieve that coveted 4.0 GPA and become the best of the best.
The working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research identified Stony Brook as the country’s third-best school for helping students move from the bottom quintile of the U.S. income distribution to the top.