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2020 Commencement being held at Kenneth Lavalle Stadium on

Stony Brook University’s class of 2020 returns for a belated graduation ceremony

Morgan Casey September 19, 2021
Stony Brook University held an in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 on Sept. 10 to celebrate their graduation achievements during the ongoing pandemic.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

SBU planning in-person graduation in September for 2020 graduates

Brianne Ledda May 10, 2021
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.
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Official poster for the Weekly Wrap Up. HANYA GAO/STATESMAN FILE

The Statesman Weekly Wrap-Up Ep. 25

Juliana Slocum March 26, 2021
This week, News discusses Stony Brook's decision to hold in-person graduation ceremonies for the spring and how the coup in Myanmar has affected Burmese students studying in the U.S.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Commencement will be in-person this spring

Alek Lewis March 21, 2021
Stony Brook University class of 2021’s commencement ceremony will be held in-person at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium — at least for graduating students.
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Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Fotis Sotiropoulos. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSTY

G/P/NC: Implications for student success

Fotis Sotiropoulos October 27, 2020
#OPINIONS With the added stress of an ongoing pandemic, many students have asked me, “Why doesn’t Stony Brook simply extend the P/NC (pass/no-credit) policy that was available in Spring 2020?”
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Stony Brook University School of Medicines new three-year medical degree will accept a maximum of 15 students for its first year. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University medical students will graduate April 8

Alek Lewis April 7, 2020
Stony Brook University is allowing Renaissance School of Medicine students to graduate early to work in hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

SBU is moving summer classes online

Brianne Ledda April 2, 2020
Stony Brook University is moving almost all summer classes online, Interim Provost Minghua Zhang confirmed in a campus-wide email on April 2.
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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Reflecting on the losses of my last semester at SBU

Noah Brigham March 19, 2020
Throughout the last four years in college, my peers and I have expended great effort and focus in our academic pursuits. All because we had our eyes set on the moments that should lie just ahead of the spring of our senior year.
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Stony Brook University students at graduation in 2010. Stony Brook students graduate May 24, 2019. STATESMAN FILE

The Onion Bagel: Congratulations graduates, get ready for the real world

Aaron San Jose May 5, 2019
Congrats Class of 2019, you’re done. The nightmares have stopped, you can sleep again.
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My history with Professor Frohman and the administrators that defended him

Tiffany Kormendi September 9, 2018
Before I entered college, I thought, “Hey, I’ll study hard, have some fun and graduate in five years with my two degrees.” However, by Spring 2017, my college experience became one any student would have just wanted to end.
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A letter from our graduating editors

A letter from our graduating editors

The Editorial Board May 9, 2017
Thank you for four amazing years. Thank you for sharing your stories with us.
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The Stony Brook Foundation,
 the Universitys main source of funding,
 MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

Letter from the editor: Advice from a graduating senior

Emily Benson May 7, 2017
Thank you Stony Brook for giving me the opportunity to share my stories with you. Now it is your turn to go out there and create your own.
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