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The Student Health Center across from H-Community.  COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be required to attend classes starting this summer. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook offers new virtual medical service to students

Clare Gehlich September 30, 2022
Stony Brook University is now offering TimelyCare, a new telehealth platform that offers 24/7 virtual access to both medical and mental health services. 
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

President McInnis announces wage increase for graduate workers; GSEU leader calls move “bad faith act”

Maria Lynders and Steven Keehner November 16, 2021
In the email, McInnis announced that state graduate assistants and teaching assistants with an academic year obligation making less than $22,500 or with an annual obligation making less than $27,857 will be brought up to that level.
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GSEU SBU hand-delivers a 10-foot-long petition demanding graduate workers be paid a living wage

GSEU SBU hand-delivers a 10-foot-long petition demanding graduate workers be paid a living wage

Maria Lynders October 5, 2021
The Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) at Stony Brook presented a petition to be paid a living wage to President Maurie McInnis on Sept. 30. The union is giving McInnis 10 days to formally respond or they “will be forced to induce a response by other means.”
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A sign that says, Do I: A) Pay To Eat B) Pay My Fees shown on a car during the graduate studentALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students protest increased student fees

Alek Lewis September 20, 2020
Stony Brook University graduate students protested increased student fees during an hour-long car rally around Circle Road on Sept. 8.
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Stony Brooks Administration Building in September 2018.  EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Student leadership report shows campus concerns for the upcoming semester

Claudia Motley August 16, 2020
In a report released in early July, unnamed representatives from the GSO and the USG expressed their experiences relating to COVID-19 last spring semester. The information came for two listening sessions conducted on June 17 and June 22.
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School of Social Welfare. SCREENSHOT OF GIFTSOFGAB.COM

School of Social Welfare maintains its field requirement hours

Maya Brown May 11, 2020
As classes went virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, students might have expected for requirements to be loosened, however, that wasn’t the case
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The outside of the  engineering building. The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has a new dean, Fotis Sotiropolous. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences appoints new dean of diversity and outreach

Meenu Johnkutty October 26, 2019
Hiring Dr. Monica Bugallo to be the new Dean of Diversity and Outreach in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences was a “no brainer,” Fotis Sotiropolous, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, said.
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Interim Provost Minghua. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Minghua Zhang takes over as interim provost

Brianne Ledda August 25, 2019
Minghua Zhang stepped in as interim provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs following an administrative shake-up at Stony Brook University this summer.
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Members of the Graduate Student Employee Union protesting on May 1, 2019. The students were protesting increases in their fees. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students protest fee increases

Samantha Robinson May 2, 2019
Members of the Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) led a march from the Earth and Space Sciences building to the Administration building on Wednesday, May 1 to deliver a list of demands following the university’s proposed hike in fees.
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Graduate Student Employees Union members protest increased fees during Stony Brook Universitys Admitted Students Day on Saturday, April 6, at the main fountain outside of the administration building. This year graduate student fees will increase by about $100. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Raising fees on hard-working graduate students is wrong

Annu Daftuar April 7, 2019
The SUNY system has created fees as a way to raise tuition without the consent of democratically-elected legislators in Albany.
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A chart on specific student fees per semester. The university is proposing to raise fees from $1,377.25 a semester to $1,503.90 in total.

SBU proposes increase in student fees for next year

Brianne Ledda and Melissa Azofeifa March 24, 2019
At an Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate meeting on Thursday, March 14, Dean of Students, Richard Gatteau, said the university is proposing to raise fees from $1,377.25 a semester to $1,503.90.
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Plans for a on campus village. COURTESY OF GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY AND STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Public-private partnership will add 500 units of on-campus housing

Rebecca Liebson December 3, 2018
Stony Brook University has partnered with Gilbane Building Company to develop a 500 unit on-campus housing complex located between the LIRR station and Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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