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Get Metsmerized: A Definitive Ranking

It’s Opening Day of baseball season, which means there’s no better time than now to revisit a little Mets history.   In early 1986,¬†outfielder...
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Singing With The Band: HighEdWeb 14

I had the incredible pleasure of spending the better part of a week in Portland, Oregon, last month, as part of the Higher Ed...

Admissions Live: Video!

Originally aired: Monday, November 3rd at 1:00pm ET Admissions Live host Chris D’Orso and guests Melissa Dix and Amanda Frisbee discussed how Beloit College...
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HighEdWeb 2014 in Portland

On the road! I’m spending the week in Portland, Oregon, learning and sharing and speaking and celebrating with all of the wonderful people of...
Chris & Alex Trebek, October 2009

Five Years Ago Today

Five years ago today, on a soundstage in southern California: My story from that day: http://you.stonybrook.edu/cdorso/2009/12/05/i-lost-on-jeopardy-baby/
Transfer Students Everywhere!

Admissions Live: The Under-Appreciated Transfer Student

In this show, originally aired on October 6, Admissions Live host Chris D’Orso and guest Corey Patterson discussed how colleges and universities could —...

Why We Do What We Do

Got a wonderful reminder of why we do what we do this weekend. Went to a going-away party for a friend who was one...

“Pit Hockey” at Stony Brook

Stumbled across a blog post from the Hockey Blog in Canada about “pit hockey” on campus in the 1970s and 80s: Back in 2012,...

Admissions Live: CIVSA and the Campus Visitor Experience

The Collegiate Information & Visitor Services Association (CIVSA) hosts their annual conference in Chicago this week, and I spoke with Jenn McKenzie, President; Cindy...

Welcome to the “new” Admissions Blog!

Met with our CIO this morning and got some inspiration to get writing and sharing on Stony Brook’s new SB You platform. Excited to...

Hello!

Welcome to Chris’s Stony Brook Blog. This blog will provide an...