Campus Announcements

Welcome to Campus Announcements

The guidelines for submitting a Campus Announcement can be found on the Instructions page.

  • Your announcement must be related to a campus activity and that relationship must be present in your text.
  • You can submit an announcement for a maximum of two consecutive weeks or every other week.

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Latest Issue: March 25, 2019

02. East Campus/Hosp/HSC Admin Announcements

The Program in Public Health is Accepting Applications for Fall 2019

The Program in Public Health is currently accepting applications for fall 2019. We offer classes in the evening and our nationally accredited Master of Public Health program can be completed in 2 years. Our program provides core courses (epidemiology, biostatistics, health behavior, health systems, and environmental health) and offers concentrations in Health Analytics, Community Health, and Health Policy & Management. Application deadline is June 30th. See our website for details.

http://www.publichealth.stonybrookmedicine.edu/
03. Workshops/Courses/Training (work related; HR, EAP, DoIT, etc…)

TMS 102, Part 1: Writing Position Descriptions, April 3, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Wang 301

This workshop will allow you to write accurate position (job) descriptions which will facilitate recruitment, compensation/classification, training, staff development, and performance management. Participants will learn to create requisitions within the Taleo Talent Management System.

Target Audience: VP Coordinators, managers, search committee members, search committee chairs, and those who create position descriptions for West Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton. Enrollment Limited to 14

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSceBRGrukRzpGVuRjNzE7pNOlftq2zohnHPfWGxP8jBupU9UA/viewform?usp=pp_url

TMS 102, Part 2: Search and Selection, April 10, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Wang 301

Review the search and selection process, while gaining skills in resume screening and interviewing techniques. Overview of the Applicant Tracking System and expectations when conducting a search.

Target Audience: VP Coordinators, managers, search committee members, search committee chairs, or anyone responsible for selecting and interviewing potential candidates on West Campus, HSC, Manhattan, and Southampton.

Enrollment is limited to 14 attendees.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfykJGHnZ5UQpZwWVyNXOyFUpBppfaRiO2W1nhchNEqhWtepg/viewform?usp=pp_url

Civil Service In a Nutshell: April 10, 2019, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

This workshop will help provide you with information about Civil Service list appointments, canvassing lists, transfers, types of appointments, and much more…

Target Audience: VP Coordinators, hiring department managers and employees seeking Civil Service list information on West Campus, HSC, South Campus, Manhattan, and Southampton.

Wang 301

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfd7U-Guq56PvboCnZqXGMxCyugZ11aWHx-tQ7kVAc7XVLjuA/viewform?usp=pp_url

RF Appointments: April 16, 2019, 9am-11am, Wang 301

Learn about the packages, forms and the guidelines.

VP Coordinators, Departmental Personnel Administrators and anyone who is responsible for Research Foundation HR Administration. HSC/WEST Campus employees only

Wang 301

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoYCKXNdY4sFdD6xjjJ6NdCnR23-LRPPh56iy3d8ex3n7EDQ/viewform?usp=pp_url

CELT Faculty Commons Lunch & Learn: No More Projectors: Incorporating Library Streaming Video Into Your Courses

Learn more about the University Libraries’ multidisciplinary streaming video collections and how they can be utilized in research and teaching. This workshop will highlight strategies for discovering and accessing streaming video content at the library, as well as ways in which to share videos, playlists, and clips with students and incorporate it into teaching and learning. We hope to see you there on Thursday April 11th, 1:00-2:30pm in Room E1332 in the Faculty Commons, Melville Library.

https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_81YTDKST9l5QA9T

CELT Faculty Commons Lunch & Learn: Preventing Plagiarism Through Pedagogy

This discussion- and participant-driven workshop will address issues surrounding academic dishonesty, the pedagogical practices that contribute to a culture of integrity, and the technological innovations that help to deter and monitor student plagiarism. Come join us on Thursday March 28th, 1:00pm-2:30pm in Room E1332 in the Faculty Commons, Melville Library. See the link below for more information and registration.

https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cuuh2V5DYbb5Jid

CELT Workshops: Top Ten Fixes For Accessibility, Webinar

Do you have students with accessibility needs? CELT will show some simple changes that help to reduce student stress, make learning more effective for all and how to take advantage of the technologies we have on campus to make learning more accessible. We hope you join us on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2:00-3:00pm. See link below for registration.

https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3aeXbUTqi9k9aSN

Mini Byte: Drive – Searching and Organizing

Do you have a hard time finding things in Google Drive? Attend this Mini Byte for tricks on finding and organizing your Google Drive content. This training is online, Wed., 3/27, 10:00-10:30am.

https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eE80FT2XS6QbcH3?source=campus+announcements&session=0327drivesearch

CELT Workshops: Top Ten Fixes For Accessibility, Webinar

Do you have students with accessibility needs? CELT will show some simple changes that help to reduce student stress, make learning more effective for all and how to take advantage of the technologies we have on campus to make learning more accessible. We hope you join us on Monday, April 8th, 2:00-3:00pm. See link below for registration.

https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3aeXbUTqi9k9aSN

MIC Writing Workshop 3- “Avoiding plagiarism: Understanding knowledge cross-culturally ” March 27th at 1:00pm

Center for Multilingual and Intercultural Communication (MIC) in collaboration with the Program in Writing and Rhetoric will be hosting the 3rd Writing Workshops of Spring 2019 for Graduate Students. Professor Shyam Sharma will speak on “Avoiding plagiarism: Understanding knowledge cross-culturally”, on March 27th at 1 pm in SBS S147. The workshop is free and open to all. Lunch will be provided!

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/mic/writing-workshop/WW3%20Spr19%20%20copy.pdf
04. East Campus/Hosp/HSC Workshops/Training

New Program – Master of Science in Athletic Training

The School of Health Technology and Management announces a new graduate program in Athletic Training leading to a Master of Science degree. The admission cycle is open for summer 2019. Upon completion of this professional 2 year, full-time, 76 credit program students will be eligible for the Board of Certification exam & state licensure. Information sessions: Tues 4/2, Wed 5/1 @ 1-2pm Sports Complex rm G33. For information contact: Kathryn Koshansky @ 632-7217 or kathryn.koshansky@stonybrook.edu

https://healthtechnology.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/at

Disability, Justice, and Human Rights Workshop

School of Health Technology and Management, Center for Community Engagement and Leadership Development Presents:
Disability, Justice, and Human Rights Workshop
Presentations will be given by clinicians, academics, and field experts.
Organizers: Brooke Ellison, PhD & Ghenet Weldeslassie, PhD
Light Breakfast & Lunch will be served
Date: April 12, 2019
Time: 8:45 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Health Sciences Center (HSC) Level 2 -3A&B
Questions: contact ghenet.weldeslassie@stonybrook.edu


05. Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Topics in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Seminar

All are welcome to attend a seminar by Dr. Deepthi Achuthavarier, Research Scientist, from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Dr. Achuthavarier will present her seminar entitled “MJO Teleconnection Signals and Prediction Skill in the NASA GEOS Subseasonal Reforecasts” on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (South Campus) in Endeavour Hall 120.

https://www.somas.stonybrook.edu/seminars/

University Libraries Presents : “Walt Whitman’s Poetic Legacy” Reading and Discussion with Cornelius Eady and Rowan Ricardo Phillips

“Walt Whitman’s Poetic Legacy”
Poetry Reading and Discussion with Cornelius Eady and Rowan Ricardo Phillips
Poetry Center, Humanities 2001, Stony Brook University

To kick off National Poetry Month in 2019, join us at Stony Brook University for a poetry reading and discussion examining Walt Whitman’s influence on the poetry and culture of the Americas. Stony Brook University professors and award-winning poets Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Cornelius Eady will address Whitman’s impact in the U.S.

http://www.library.stonybrook.edu/library-events/walt-whitmans-poetic-legacy/

World of Physics Open Night, March 29, 2019

World of Physics Open Night, March 29, 2019
ESS 001; 7:30PM
Jan C. Bernauer: “The Proton Radius Puzzle”
For more info please follow the link below:

http://www.physics.sunysb.edu/Physics/WorldsOfPhysics/2018-19/

Biochemistry and Cell Biology Seminar: Thursday, March 28, 2019 with Dr. Sarah Keller of Univ. of Washington

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar given by Dr. Sarah Keller, University of Washington, entitled “Topsy-turvy membrane worlds: Living cell membranes in which domains are huge and artificial membranes in which domains are tiny.” It will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, Life Sciences Building, Room 038 at 4:00 p.m. Hosted by Erwin London, cookies, tea, and coffee will be served at 3:30 pm.

University Libraries Presents a Panel Discussion : SBU Women of Color in Medicine

This event is a panel discussion by 3 women of color that have prominent positions at Stony Brook Medicine. The panelists will share their challenges and successes in achieving their goals in the medical profession. This event is sponsored by the University Libraries Equity, Inclusion and Diversity committee in celebration of Women’s History Month. Each panelist is a faculty member from the Renaissance School of Medicine at SBU; Dr. Alexandra Guillame, Dr. Allison McLarty and Dr. Kimberly Noel.

http://www.library.stonybrook.edu/library-events/sbu-women-of-color-in-medicine/

What is Consciousness? Find out on April 4 at 4 pm

What is Consciousness? Are you conscious when you are sleeping? Is your dog conscious? Can you measure consciousness in unresponsive subjects? Find out on Monday, April 1 at 4 pm when Professor Giulio Tononi shares his research on consciousness. Staller Center, Stony Brook University. Free. Reception to follow.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/mindbrain

University Libraries and WGSS Present : A Panel Discussion in Honor of Women’s History Month

Scholars working in the field of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies will meet to discuss important issues in this interdisciplinary field.

Panelists include:

Ashley Barry (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies)
Rebecca Lentjes (Music)
Isabel Murcia (Hispanic Languages and Literature)
Dr. Nerissa Balce (Asian & Asian American Studies) Chair

http://library.stonybrook.edu/library-events/university-libraries-present-a-collaboration-with-wgss-in-honor-of-womens-history-month/

Neuroscience Seminar Series

On Thursday, March 28, 2019 @ 12:00 noon. in Life Sciences Bldg – Room 038, the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior will be hosting a seminar entitled: “Local and Cell Type-Specific Translation in Emotional Memory” Speaker is Dr. Eric Klann, Professor & Director, New York University.

Host: Maya Shelly – 632 8616

Ecology and Evolution Seminar

3:30 P.M., Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Life Sciences Building, Room 038, “What can Pollinators tell us about Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Real-World Landscapes,” Dr. Rachael Winfree, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University. Host: Dr. Resit Akcakaya. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call: The Department of Ecology and Evolution at (631) 632-8600.

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology Seminar

Please join Dr. Laurie Krug who will be hosting seminar speaker Dr. JJ Miranda from Barnard College today 3/25 at 12 noon in Room 038 of the Life Sciences Building. Dr. Miranda will present “Identifying and targeting virus-specific transcriptional modulation of cancer cell proliferation”.

Provost’s Lecture Series will host Jennifer Doyle, Wednesday, March 27

Jennifer Doyle, is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. She is the author of Campus Sex/Campus Security (Semiotext(e), 2015), Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art (Duke, 2013), and Sex Objects: Art and the Dialectics of Desire (Minnesota, 2006). She will present her lecture entitled “Letting Go” at 4:30 PM, Humanities Institute, Lecture Hall 1006. This lecture is part of #MeToo, Stony Brook Series, co-sponsored by Concerned Women of College

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/provost/lectures.html

Provost’s Lecture Series will host Dawn Zier, Thursday, March 28

Dawn Zier is President and Chief Executive Officer of Nutrisystem, Inc. Since taking the helm in late 2012, Dawn has embarked on an ambitious 4-point turnaround and growth plan for Nutrisystem. She will present her lecture entitled “The Entrepreneur’s Edge 2019: Company Culture and Its Impact on Growth” at 7:00 PM Wang Center Theater. This lecture is co-sponsored by College of Business, Alumni Relations.
There will be a meet-and-greet reception at 6 pm in the Wang Center Theater Lobby.

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/provost/lectures.html

CELT Faculty Commons Lunch & Learn: Roundtable discussion with IRB Office Representatives

This roundtable discussion brings IRB Office staff and faculty users of IRB procedures to help paint a clearer picture of the IRB Process at Stony Brook and foster collaboration. Any faculty with questions about IRB rules, the IRB approval process, or new IRB rules should attend this informal roundtable faculty lunch & learn. We hope to see you there on Wednesday April 10th, at 1:00-2:30pm in room E1332 at the Faculty Commons, Melville Library. See link below for registration.

https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ie0f6XAwgnQ2wJ

CELT Faculty Commons Events: Through the Looking Glass, Teaching Practical Language Classes Online

Elena Davidiak of Hispanic Languages and Literature invites educators from across the humanities to share experiences, tips, and thoughts relating to online teaching in a roundtable format. We hope to see you there on Wednesday March 27th, 12:00-1:00pm in room E1332 at the Faculty Commons, Melville Library. See link below for registration.

https://stonybrookuniversity.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1ZCJ7YVzQowhAC9

Shutterstock Distinguished Lecture in Computer Science: Does This Vehicle Belong to You?

Join the Department of Computer Science on April 9 as we welcome Prof. Dan Jurafsky from Stanford University for his talk: “Does This Vehicle Belong to You?” Processing the Language of Policing for Improving Police-Community Relations.This talk covers a series of studies that use speech and naltural language processing on body-camera recordings to model interaction between police officers and the community.
See you in Room 120, New Computer Science, at 2:30p on April 9.

https://www.cs.stonybrook.edu/about-us/News/April-9-DLS-Does-Vehicle-Belong-You

Chemistry Department Seminar on 3/28/19

On Thursday, 3/28/19, Dr. Rebecca Abergel; Assistant Professor; University of California, Berkeley will be holding a seminar entitled, “Exploring Bonding Trends from Actinium to Einsteinium with Biological Ligands: Where Separation, Decontamination & Nuclear Medicine Meet.” located in Chemistry Dept, Room 412 between 4-5:15pm.

http://www.irc-berkeley.org/rebecca-abergel/

Neuroscience Special Seminar – Faculty Candidate

On Tuesday, March 26, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m. in Life Sciences Bldg – Room 038, the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior will be hosting a SPECIAL Seminar entitled: “Epigenetic Modulation of Glutamatergic Function and Neuronal Plasticity in Metabolic Subtypes of Depression: Role of Acetyl-L-carnitine” speaker is Dr. Carla Nasca, Postdoctoral Fellow, Rockefeller University.

Host: Shaoyu Ge

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology Seminar

Please join Dr. Jorge Benach who will be hosting seminar speaker and faculty candidate Dr. Tanja Petnicki-Ocwieja from Tufts University on Thursday 3/28 at 10 am in room 038 of Life Sciences building. Dr. Tanja will present “Vesicular Trafficking As a Mode of Immune Regulation in Lyme Disease”.

Society for Italian Philosophy Conference March 28-30

The Society for Italian Philosophy is excited to invite you to its third annual conference, which will take place at Stony Brook University in the Wang Center on March 28-30. Admission is free for all Stony Brook students, and there will be a variety of interesting talks and panels that cover a wide range of branches of philosophy. For more information, contact Peter Carravetta (Peter.Carraveta@stonybrook.edu) or Reena Varkey (reenmary.varkey@stonybrook.edu), or check out the URL below:

https://www.societyforitalianphilosophy.org/current-meeting

Center italian Studies Conference.”Migrazioni di ieri e di oggi” (Migration, Yesterday and Today)

April, 2, Tuesday, 4-7 pm. (Please note time change. Formerly announced for a 9-5 time period.) Dina Malgeri Annual Conference: (In Italian): Topic: Le migrazioni di Ieri e di oggi. (The Migrations of Yesterday and Today: How and Why are they Different). Presentations in Italian by Sebastiano Martelli (University of Salerno); Carlo Rossi (La Sapienza, Rome); and Marcello Saija (University of Palermo). Location: Center for Italian Studies. Melville Memorial Library E4340. All are invited.

“HTTP.//www.stonybrook.edu/italianstudies

SoMAS Seminar 3/29 at noon by Maria Brown of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Title: It takes a small army…conducting bat research in the Peruvian Amazon.

Please join us for an Oceans and Atmosphere Colloquium by by Maria Brown of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. Her seminar titled, It takes a small army…conducting bat research in the Peruvian Amazon, will be presented on Friday March 29, 2019 at 12:00 pm at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences in Endeavour Hall, Room 120 (South Campus).

https://you.stonybrook.edu/somas/seminars/oceans-and-atmosphere-colloquium/

Simons Lectures in Mathematics–Spring 2019

Billiards, dynamics and moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces
Alex Eskin (University of Chicago)
April 3,2019 – April 5, 2019

Billiards in polygons can exhibit bizarre behavior, some of which can be explained by deep connections to several seemingly unrelated branches of mathematics. These include algebraic geometry (and in particular Hodge theory), Teichmüller theory and ergodic theory on homogeneous spaces.

http://www.math.stonybrook.edu/files/PDFs/SimonsLectureSeries-Spr2019.pdf
06. East Campus/Hosp/HSC Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Science And Research Awareness Series (SARAS)

The Department of Anesthesiology will be organizing the 16th Annual Science And Research Awareness Series (SARAS) in July 2018. This summer program for high school and undergraduate students runs for 3 weeks (July 8 to 26) and consists of lectures, experts views, video workshops and hands on workshops. Register early, as seats are limited. Program details, photos, students and parents comments, video excerpts and application material can be found at SARAS website.

https://sites.google.com/a/stonybrook.edu/saras/

Department of Pharmacological Sciences Seminar Series

Lecture Title: Using Protein Kinase Signaling of DNA Damage and Mitosis for Precision Cancer Medicine
Speaker: Michael Yaffe, MD PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Location: BST Level 8, Seminar Room 180
Date & Time: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 – 12:00pm
Host: Markus Seeliger PhD, Associate Professor

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Grand Rounds-Tues., March 26, 2019, Dr. Benjamin Druss, Emory University

“Integration 2.0: Linking Mental Health, Physical Health, and Public Health”, 11-11:50am, to be held at the MART Auditorium.

BMI Grand Rounds Lecture Series Spring 2019: Guest Speaker Janos Hajagos, PhD, Stony Brook University Topic: “From the OHDSI Common Data Model to Large Scale Data Analytics”

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 3pm—4pm BMI Conference Room HSC-L3 Room 045


07. Charitable (Habitat, Blood drives, Cats, etc…)

Back from Spring Break – want to start a craft project?

Open to all, the Stony Brook Stitchers are a volunteer group that makes and donates handmade items to needy patients at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Cancer Center and Long Island State Veterans Home. Get crafty with us.

We have an immediate need for prayer shawls, lap blankets, and afghans

For more information, contact us. We’d love to hear from you.
East campus contact: Melissa Shampine 631-444-1371
West campus contact: Jan Tassie 631-632-6891

www.stonybrookstitchers.com

Donate to Stony Brook’s International Food Drive

This Food Drive seeks non-perishable ethnic food items to benefit the Campus Food Pantry. These items that are available at international markets (e.g., Asian, Indian, and Hispanic Markets), ethnic sections in grocery stores (e.g., Trader Joe’s Stop & Shop), and ethnic food items from Amazon. We accept any non-perishable food donation. Drop-off locations include Administration Room 440, Jasmine Market in the Charles B. Wang Center, and School of Social Welfare in the Health Sciences Center.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/brookology/index.php

Aragona’s Comedy Presents Stony Brook Children’s Laugh Fest

Sunday, April 7, 2019
6 p.m. Seating 7 p.m. Showtime
Mr. P’s Southern Skillet – 650 NY 112 Port Jefferson Station, NY
631-509-0718
$20 at the door – cash only
Comics include John Larocchia, Mike Keegan, John Butera, Megan Friend, and others!
Proceeds to benefit Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.


08. Culture And Entertainment (Sports, Movies, Events, etc…)

Represent your area at this year’s CommUniversity Day!

Join us on Saturday, September 21 as we celebrate CommUniversity Day, a day of family fun showcasing the best academic, research, sports, culture and entertainment Stony Brook has to offer. We’re looking for interactive activities that highlight some of the coolest aspects of the University community. Every discipline is welcome! If you are interested in offering an activity, please complete the Call for Participants on our website by May 31, 2019.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/communiversity/CallforParticipants.php

Kolam: An Ephemeral Women’s Art of South India, Opening Reception March 26

The Simons Center Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Kolam: An Ephemeral Women’s Art of South India, featuring photographs and video of kolam drawings by Claudia Silva.

Opening Reception Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Reception: 5:00 pm, Simons Center Gallery and SCGP Lobby
Artist Talk: 5:30 pm, Kolam: An Ephemeral Women’s Art of South India, by Claudia Silva, Della Pietra Family Auditorium, SCGP 103

On exhibition in the Simons Center Gallery from March 25 – June 26, 2019

scgp.stonybrook.edu/archives/29198

University Libraries Presents : The Art of the Violin

Students from Prof. Frautschi’s studio perform selections from the violin repertory.

http://library.stonybrook.edu/library-events/the-art-of-the-violin-2/

Art Crawl March 27, 2-4pm

Informal tours of campus-wide art galleries. Join at any point. Begins at Simons Center at 2pm, then Melville Library at 2:30, Wang Center at 3pm and Zuccaire Gallery at 3:30 with the graduate student Masters of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition. Free reception following at 4pm at the Zuccaire Gallery, Staller Center.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/art-crawl/schedule.php

Openings for French horn in the University Orchestra at SBU

Openings for French Horns in the University Orchestra at Stony Brook University. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings with a performance on Tuesday, May 7th at Staller Center Music of Dvorak, Rachmaninoff and Rimsky-Korsakov. The University Orchestra is primarily the undergraduate orchestra at Stony Brook University and open to both music major/minors and non-majors,
If interested in auditioning, please contact Dr. Susan Deaver at susan.deaver@stonybrook.edu

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/music/events/ensembles/university_orchestra.php

Hear From Nutrisystem CEO Dawn Zier ’86

The Entrepreneurs Edge: Company Culture and its Impact on Growth

Join us on Thursday, March 28 at 7 pm as Dawn Zier ’86, President & CEO of Nutrisystem, Inc., is interviewed by Joe Campolo Esq. ’94, Past President of the Alumni Association and Board Chairman of Protegrity Advisors.

https://alumniandfriends.stonybrook.edu/site/Ticketing?view=Tickets&id=101401

Student Employee & Supervisor of the Year Awards

The 2019 Student Employee & Supervisor of the Year Awards will recognize extraordinary students who have made a significant impact to their on campus departments through student employment. The winners of the Student Employee of the Year awards, as well as Supervisor of the Year, will be announced. This event is open to all student employees & their supervisors on campus. Awards will be given to the top student nominees. Please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/1F4YunpHWxtBuiqb2

https://goo.gl/forms/1F4YunpHWxtBuiqb2
09. For-Pay Workshops/Courses (SPD, Weight Watchers, Craft Center, etc…)

Emergency Medical Technician EMT Training Course

Stony Brook’s SHTM is offering an Emergency Medical Technician course. (Monday through Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM). It starts on June 24th ends August 7th. It will be open to individuals 17 or older by the end of August. Successful students will attain NYS EMT certification and National Registry and will be eligible to apply to the SBU Paramedic course. Tuition is $1,100 plus textbooks. Members of EMS agencies may be eligible for tuition reimbursement from NYS EMS. Follow the link for more info.

https://sites.google.com/site/sbuemt/

Stony Brook Speech Wolves – Join Us to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills!

Public Speaking Workshop~Toastmasters: March 28th 5:15-7:00PM Humanities Bldg Rm 2047
Come down and see what we’re all about! No need to be a member just yet as all guests are welcomed! You will see that by joining Toastmasters you will improve your confidence, leadership skills, public speaking and communication skills which are all benefits that could have a great impact on your career and personal life.
For more info, please visit our web site below or contact susan.fioto@stonybrook.edu:

https://stonybrookspeechwolves.toastmastersclubs.org/
10. Research (Studies, Testing, etc…)

Research on Periodontal Disease

The Department of Periodontology is seeking volunteers for a clinical research study. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a technique for reducing periodontal pockets. The study requires you come to the dental clinic for between 11 to 16 visits over 5 months. To qualify you must: have periodontal disease, be between 18 and 75 years old, and be in good general health. Please contact: Dr. Srinivas Myneni (631) 632-9703

Research on Dental Implants

The Department of Periodontology is seeking volunteers for a clinical research study to evaluate an Over-The-Counter (OTC) periodontal rinse for relieving discomfort rather than medically treating Peri-Implant Mucositis. The study requires 5 visits over 3 months at the dental clinic. You must have a dental implant for more than 1 year, have at least 20 natural teeth, good general health and be a non-smoker. Please contact: Dr. Srinivas Myneni (631) 632-9703 email: deptperio@gmail.com.

Research on Stress during Pregnancy

The Mind-Body Center is seeking volunteers for focus groups to help us better understand how stress affects pregnant women and how we can help women cope better during and after pregnancy. The study involves completing one 90-minute focus group and an online questionnaire. To be eligible, you must be currently pregnant or have had a baby within the last 6 months. Participants may be compensated up to $50 for their time. Please contact at: (631) 632-3797 or SMARTPregnancyStudy@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/events/619500115244151/
12. Miscellaneous

Benefits & Resources Fair for Seniors – Saturday, April 27th, 2019 – 9 AM to 1 PM

Benefits & Resources Fair for Seniors
Date: Saturday, April 27th, 2019
Time: 9 AM to 1 PM
Location: Long Island State Veterans Home
100 Patriots Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790
Multi-Purpose Room
The event is Free and Open to the public!
Over 40 service representatives will be present. Experts in VA benefits, managed care, Medicaid, housing, home care, assisted living, legal counseling, mental health, long-term care, banking, burial and more will be on hand.
For more info, call 631-444-8606

www.LISVH.org

Stony Brook Entrepreneurs Challenge 2019

DO YOU HAVE A COOL BUSINESS IDEA?
Then sign up for the Stony Brook Entrepreneurs Challenge (SBEC) and win a share of $50,000 toward making your idea into a company.
The Challenge has awarded almost half a million dollars to Stony Brook student entrepreneurs. The Challenge will help you prepare to pitch your idea to a campus panel of experienced venture investors, entrepreneurs, and business services professionals – and you may be selected for NSF I-Corps Site and/or the regional competition.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/sbdc/student-entrepreneur/2019

Dystonia Support Group

Join our greater Long Island community of people living with living with cervical, oromandibular dystonia and blepharospasm and share your personal experiences with others. Light refreshments will be served.
Meets: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time: 1 to 3:30 pm
(Registration begins promptly at 1 pm; Program begins promptly at 1:30 pm)
Place: Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicholas Road, Room 201
Contact: Lee Stewart (631) 444-3448 or leelee.stewart@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

Join our greater Long Island community of people with Parkinson’s disease. Share your personal experiences with others, receive and provide support from one family to another. Light refreshments will be served.
Meets: Last Sunday of every month (First meeting is March 31, 2019)
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Place: 181 North Belle Mead Road, Suite #5, Technology Park, East Setauket
Contact: Lee Stewart (631) 444-3448 or leelee.stewart@stonybrookmedicine.edu

Stony Brook child Care is Available

Stony Brook Campus Child Care is Available

Stony Brook Child Care is an NAEYC accredited Preschool, Infant-Toddler center with caring, professional early childhood teacher, low child-to-teacher ratio, and sliding fee scales. SBU affiliated and non-affiliated families are welcome. Call 631-632-6930 for more information and to arrange a visit. You can also visit our website at www.sunysb.edu/childcare.

https://www.sunysb.edu/childcare/

iCREATE/DoIT Inventor Summer Camp

iCREATE will be holding a Inventors Summer Camp for Middle School Students July 15th – 19th. This camp cultivates an environment that fosters engagement, creation and collaboration by encouraging tomorrow’s leaders.

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/innovation/events/Summer_Camp.php

Scholarly Concentrations Program – Research Day

Come share in the research accomplishments of our medical students: Thursday, May 2nd, 12pm – 3pm. Presentations will begin at noon in LH6 and poster session immediately following in the HSC Galleria.

Summer STEM Camps for Middle & High School Students – Deadlines approaching!

Please see the following link for science, math and engineering programs for middle and high school students run by the Institute for STEM Education. Some programs have upcoming deadlines.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/istem/students/grades_5-12/programs_5-12.php

CafeNova – new venue for high school students interested in academic careers

CafeNova is a new project from the founders of SchoolNova at Stony Brook.
The idea of the project is to bring students from local high schools together with graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty of prestigious institutions such as SBU, BNL, and Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, all in an informal setting. The next meeting of CafeNova is on April 2. 2019. For details see the web site or write to: cafenova@schoolnova.org

https://schoolnova.org/nova/cafenova

Take the Free PJ/SBU Shuttle to Port Jefferson and get these Steals & Deals!

PJ/SBU Shuttle provides free and easy travel from the campus to Port Jefferson Village. Receive discounts in the village from Toast Coffeehouse, East Main & Main Donut Bar, Nantucket’s Restaurant, and Brewology with a valid SBU ID. Find more information about the shuttle and Steals & Deals at stonybrook.edu/brookology

https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/brookology/community.php

Wolf Ride Bike Share Opening 2019

With the Spring semester officially underway here at Stony Brook University, the Office of Sustainability has begun deploying Wolf Ride Bike Share bicycles to stations across the campus. Each Wolf Ride bicycle has received necessary maintenance following a busy 2018 that saw a program record of 62,473 rentals by the university community. We look forward to topping that mark in 2019!

For any questions, please contact the Office of Sustainability at sustainability@stonybrook.edu or (631)632-6400.

https://www.stonybrook.edu/sustainability

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