LaValle first announced his decision in an exclusive interview by RiverheadLocal on Jan. 8 and then formally at an event honoring his legacy at Port Jefferson Village Center, on Jan. 10. He took office on Jan. 1, 1977 and has been the longest-serving senator in New York since 2013.
“As he considered his future career options, he felt he needed the freedom to pursue external professional opportunities, without the complication of being an internal candidate at Stony Brook,” Lauren Sheprow, the university media relations officer, wrote in an email.
New York State will invest $20 million into a new offshore wind training institute to be hosted by Stony Brook University and SUNY Farmingdale, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in his 2020 agenda on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
On Thursday, Dec. 12, USA Today published an in-depth report detailing how college athletes being investigated for sexual offenses have been able to transfer to other schools in order to continue their playing careers.
Students from the School of Social Welfare organized a petition titled, “Help Make the School of Social Welfare More Inclusive & Accessible” last month. Nearly 700 students have signed the petition to add handicap accessibility buttons to the two entrance doors to the School of Social Welfare.
Anat Biegon, a professor in the department of radiology at the Renaissance School of Medicine, co-wrote a study that found taking sex into account could change diagnoses for 20% of people with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).