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Mentorship network helps Asian-American students succeed at Stony Brook

Kevin Yu May 9, 2024

Asian Americans have often been called the model minority; they have been stereotyped as intelligent, hardworking and successful. But for Julie Huang, an associate professor of marketing at Stony Brook...

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An Anti-Asian violence vigil in April 2021 on Stony Brook University campus.  JOCELYN CRUZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University hosts Asian American and Pacific Islander anti-racism forum

Alek Lewis May 6, 2021
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.
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Statement by Chinese Association at Stony Brook in response to violence toward Asian Americans.


Asian student organizations on campus are collaborating to fundraise and support the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) organization in addressing hate crimes toward the Asian community.  PHOTO CREDIT: CHINESE ASSOCIATION AT STONY BROOK

Black and Asian Stony Brook students work to answer the question, “Are we allies?”

Amaya McDonald March 14, 2021
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, violence and blatant racism toward Asian people has skyrocketed. While people are becoming more aware of the issue, many are left wondering what can be done to support the Asian community.
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The homepage of pensandoxibanya.com on Feb. 22, 2021. SCREENSHOT OF PENSANDOXIBANYA.COM HOMEPAGE

Chinese Spanish artists, authors and activists discuss identity in the age of COVID-19

Michelle Chen February 22, 2021
On Feb. 17, Chinese Spanish activists Quan Zhou, Chenta Tsai and Jiajie Yu Yan joined SBU to discuss anti-Asian racism and Chinese diasporic identity in  “Pensando Xībānyá: Voices from the Chinese Diaspora in Spain”, a three-part lecture series.
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The increased fee covers expenses in technology, transportation. JESUS PICHARDO/STATESMAN FILE

SUNY and President Stanley oppose removal of affirmative action guidelines

Gary Ghayrat July 21, 2018
The SUNY Board of Trustees said that it “resoundingly decries and opposes” the Trump administration’s removal of Obama-era school guidelines in a statement released on July 5.
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