Old Westbury News

Getting to Know: Dr. Manya Mascareno, NIH-funded Researcher

Photo of Dr. Manya Mascareno

From an early age, it was apparent that Dr. Manya Mascareno was going make her mark on the biological sciences. Named after the Polish scientist Marie Curie, Mascareno, an assistant professor of biology at SUNY College at Old Westbury, grew up surrounded by an extended family pursuing medicine and human biology. Her preference for biology over mathematics and physics led her to a master’s degree in botany with specialization in cytogenetics at Jammu University in India.

48th Commencement Exercises Celebrate Largest Class in College History

Grads at Commencement

SUNY College at Old Westbury celebrated the successes of the largest graduating class in its history as more than 1,000 degrees were awarded during Commencement Ceremonies held Sunday, May 18, 2014.  In all, the College awarded 82 master’s degrees and 987 bachelor’s degrees to students who had completed their studies in its School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business or School of Education.

Panthers JoAnna Kettell Tabbed SUNY Chancellor's Scholar Athlete

Joanna Kettel

SUNY College at Old Westbury senior JoAnna Kettell was recently named by State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher as a 2013-14 SUNY Chancellor's Scholar Athlete.  The award recognizes a combination of academic excellence and outstanding athletic achievement at the Division I, Division III and NJCAA levels and is one of the most selective and prestigious awards bestowed by SUNY.

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