On April 25, Stony Brook University held a town hall following the University winning a proposal to build a new campus on Governors Island that will focus on researching and developing solutions to the climate crisis.
Stony Brook University received a gift of $500 million on Thursday. It’s the second-largest donation to any public university in U.S. history and the largest unrestricted gift to a U.S. university’s endowment.
This past academic year, questions were raised regarding the contract situations of two head coaches of marquee Stony Brook University teams.
The irony in it all is that Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron — the man negotiating these contracts — is working without one himself.
On March 22, 2023, Assemblyman Ed Flood and State Senator Anthony Palumbo wrote a letter to Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis requesting that the University reject the paid parking plan amid concerns that it would negatively affect the University.
In November, Stony Brook announced it had extended football head coach Chuck Priore. But the school never mentioned that Priore had actually signed a contract extension in June, months before the disastrous 2022 season even began.
The 33rd annual Roth Regatta took place on April 29, with the theme “Sands of Time.” Boats ranged in theme from Noah’s Ark to the Titanic, with multiple magic school buses, a Shrek-themed boat and even an army-style tank manned by ROTC students.