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President of the University, Maurie McInnis.JOCELYN CRUZ /THE STATESMAN

State of the University 2021: President McInnis talks challenges ahead for SBU

Steven Keehner and Sara Ruberg October 10, 2021
President Maurie McInnis highlighted how SBU plans to handle concerns in the future, the school's benefits of being young and her first semester on campus with a more familiar number of students in an exclusive interview with The Statesman.
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The outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital, where the Cancer Center is located. SHAH ALI HAIDER SHANTO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook’s cancer center in application process for Nation Cancer Institute designation

Vincent Wang April 29, 2021
Becoming NCI designated would require Stony Brook to be on par with some of the top cancer centers in the country. The NCI will recieve Stony Brook's application in October and evaluate the cancer center early Spring 2022, according to the report.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG reduces summer session student activity fee

Sherin Samuel June 1, 2020
USG still operates during the summer with certain responsibilities, such as planning committees for orientation, presidential transitions and participating in the University Senate.
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The logo for Stony Brooks Undergraduate Student Government (USG). STATESMAN FILE

USG urges students to participate in annual Higher Education Action Day

Maya Brown February 18, 2020
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff from both the SUNY and CUNY systems are expected to meet with New York legislators to ask for more funding on Higher Education Action Day.
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Posters for broadway shows. ALPHAB/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

Annual Lunar New Year celebration at SBU canceled

Melissa Azofeifa February 13, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak — now called COVID-19 — is causing growing anxieties around the world, and cancellations of these important festivities are becoming a national trend.
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Coalition for Union Reform & Democracy seeks to overhaul UUP leadership

Gary Ghayrat April 11, 2019
For years, UUP elections on the Stony Brook campus have been fairly uncompetitive. But this time around, a group of candidates called the Coalition for Union Reform & Democracy emerged to shake things up.
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On Tuesday, March 26, USG candidates held a debate in the Student Activities Center. There are more than a half a dozen candidates are running. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Undergraduate Student Government candidates debate ahead of election

Brianne Ledda and Gary Ghayrat March 31, 2019
More than half a dozen candidates running for Undergraduate Student Government positions presented their initiatives and platforms on Tuesday, March 26 in the Student Activities Center.
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Table titled SUNYs Estimated UUP Contractual Salary Increase Costs for the Academic Enterprise. 
This was included in President Stanleys email that was sent to campus community members on Friday. CREDIT: STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

President Stanley speaks on Stony Brook’s financial status

Samantha Robinson March 30, 2019
In his email, Stanley doubled down on his claims that Stony Brook is trapped in a structural deficit, meaning the university is forced to spend more money than it takes in.
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University Senate reviews independent budget report

University Senate reviews independent budget report

Samantha Robinson March 6, 2019
An independent budget report discovered that Stony Brook has had a positive net cash flow for the past 10 years.
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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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SBU will eliminate $18 million debt by 2021, Provost Bernstein says

Samantha Robinson November 7, 2018
Provost Michael Bernstein announces plan to balance budget. This plan is aiming to stabilize the budget within the next three years.
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President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. addresses the campus during last Wednesdays State of the University. EZRA MARGONO/STATESMAN FILE

President Stanley’s plan to address $35 million deficit draws ire of faculty

Rebecca Liebson September 13, 2017
President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. and other top administrators met with the University Senate on Monday to discuss a plan to balance Stony Brook’s nearly $35 million deficit over the next two to three years.
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