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Jim Malatras, Empire State College President and SUNY graduate, appointed as SUNY Chancellor

Alek Lewis August 30, 2020
Jim Malatras, president of Empire State College and former New York Director of State Operations, was appointed the fourteenth chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) public higher education system by the SUNY Board of Trustees on Aug. 21.
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Stony Brook University students attend the March for Unity at the SAC Plaza on Feb. 1. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

University Senate passes resolution aimed at protecting immigrants on campus

Desiree D'Iorio February 12, 2017
The University Senate passed a resolution on Feb. 6 calling on Stony Brook University’s administration to adopt several policies aimed at protecting university community members who are undocumented immigrants.
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Cuomo is looking too mandate experiential learning, like internships and research, in order for students to graduate. Over 60 SUNY institutions would be affected by this plan. 

Cuomo pushes for extension of SUNY 2020

Will Welch January 26, 2016
Cuomo’s support is an important step toward passing an extension of SUNY 2020, which is set to expire this spring and has been essential to SBU’s growth over the five years.
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SUNY announces seamless transfer policy

SUNY announces “seamless transfer” policy

Kelly Saberi August 26, 2015
The new system compiles more than 32,000 academic courses across the most popular majors, which accounts for more than 95 percent of transfer students.
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“Enough Is Enough” signed into law, provides definition of “consent”

Rachel Siford July 8, 2015
Gov. Cuomo signed the "Enough Is Enough" legislation into law Tuesday, July 7 at New York University School of Law in an effort to combat sexual assault on college campuses.
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City maintenance worker Maria Burgos holds a Rainbow Pride Flag ahead of its raising by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, the citys first openly gay mayor, over the Civic Plaza in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

State leaders react to Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision

Hanaa’ Tameez June 26, 2015
Leaders in New York are showing their support for the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right in the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges.
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Governor Cuomo launches “Enough is Enough” campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses

Hanaa’ Tameez March 2, 2015
Gov. Cuomo announced the new “Enough is Enough” campaign on Feb. 25 “to push for the passage of the Governor’s legislation combating sexual assault on college campuses.”
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USG Treasurer Abraham says the increase to the fee will aid the growing amount of clubs. (JESUS PICHARDO/THE STATESMAN)

Student Activity Fee cap to be raised

Brandon Bennett April 29, 2013

Upon enrollment, all Stony Brook students are required to pay the Student Activity Fee. The money students collectively pay are used to fund most on-campus clubs, organizations and events; any club...

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