Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis appointed Justin Fincher as vice president of advancement and executive director of the Stony Brook Foundation after a year-long national search, according to a letter from her office on June 8.
In a valiant effort, the Seawolves gave their all to the end of the line to close one of the most memorable seasons in program history, but were unable to secure the program’s first Final Four berth despite being minutes away.
Stony Brook University plans to hold an in-person September commencement for its 2020 graduates. According to a new page on the university’s commencement website, the ceremony will be held on Friday, Sept. 10 in Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
Over 200 people attended “Breaking Silence: A Public Forum on Anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Racism” over Zoom on May 5, prompted by the national conversations around the increase in hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
SBU will allow two in-person guests per graduate at the Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies. Those who have applied for graduation and registered for commencement will be able to access their two tickets via the commencement website starting May 10.
The School of Communication and Journalism launched its Masters of Science degree in science communication this spring, one of the first of its kind in the SUNY system. They will also begin offering a Bachelors of Science in mass communication next fall.