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Distinguished Service Professor of Mathematics, Jong Pil Lee, was awarded a 2005 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring during ceremonies held at The White House.
Among SUNY's comprehensive colleges, Old Westbury ranks among the
highest in science and engineering funding to support competitive scientific research.
Funding for research is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, the National
Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health,
the National Science Foundation and the New York State Department of Education.
35 Old Westbury students gave up their traditional Spring Break rituals in 2006 and instead volunteered their time and effort in New Orleans to aid recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.