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Presidential search announces committee members

Presidential search announces committee members

Maya Brown September 14, 2019
A campus-wide email was sent out on Wednesday, Sept. 11, detailing who will be taking part in the search for Stony Brook University's next President.
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Erwin Staller receives an Honorary Degree for Doctor of Humane Letters at the 2001 Doctoral Graduation and Hooding Ceremony at Stony Brook University. Staller passed away last Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Long Island developer and philanthropist Erwin P. Staller passes away

Rachel Parker February 18, 2019
Staller is survived by his wife, Pearl Friedman, four children and seven grandchildren. A memorial service will be announced soon to take place at the Staller Center.
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The Administration building at Stony Brook University during Winter Storm Jonas on Saturday, Jan. 23. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/THE STATESMAN

Letter to the Editor: The comptroller’s office is out of control

Richard T. Nasti March 18, 2018
I was outraged to read the recent audit report by the Office of the State Comptroller, which targeted the State University of New York’s oversight of campus-related foundations.
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The increased fee covers expenses in technology, transportation. JESUS PICHARDO/STATESMAN FILE

Don’t sacrifice the university for the budget

Andrew Goldstein March 4, 2018
Budget problems are not solved overnight. Drastic measures have been and will continue to be taken, but efforts must be made to localize and reduce the damage so that the university can emerge minimally scathed.
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Puerto Rico National Guard members try to help flooded communities after Hurricane Maria.  THE NATIONAL GUARD/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Stony Brook community arranges relief efforts for Puerto Rico

Maria Cestero October 18, 2017
The category five hurricane prompted representatives from Stony Brook Medicine and the Health Sciences Association to take action.
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Fundraising campaign to create scholarships will launch this month

Fundraising campaign to create scholarships will launch this month

Jessica Chin November 4, 2015
The public phase of a fundraising campaign by Stony Brook University that aims to create up to $200 million in scholarships for qualifying students will launch this month.
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The proof is in the pink: Women-only fitness program teaches boxing and fitness

Megan Miller December 10, 2014
Adopted by SBU last spring, the Pink Glove Boxing program’s main goal is not only to provide women with a space to exercise without inhibition, but also to foster a sense of camaraderie.
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University Advancement reported that it raised $82,009,774 in gifts and pledges for the 2013 fiscal year. (BRIDGET DOWNES / THE STATESMAN)

Donations to universities increase both at SBU and across the nation

Michaela Kilgallen November 18, 2014
According to the Giving USA 2014 report, between 2012 and 2013, nationally, education experienced the largest increase in donations by 8.9 percent to total $52.07 billion.
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Simons Effect raises $200 million in one year

Kelly Zegers March 27, 2013

After a $150 million gift to Stony Brook University from Jim Simons, former chairman of the department of mathematics, and Marilyn Hawrys Simons, Stony Brook alumna, a challenge by the Simons Foundation...

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