Old Westbury News

Student Leader, Education Major Selected by Teach For America

Cristina Santos SUNY Old Westbury Graduate

SUNY Old Westbury recent graduate, Cristina Santos, has been selected for an elementary education position with Teach For America beginning in the fall. Teach For America is a selective national non-profit that places college graduates in high-need classrooms across the country. Individuals selected for this full-time position have demonstrated leadership ability, academic achievement, and perseverance for expanding opportunities for all students.

Baseball Senior Earns Prestigious SUNY Award

Jacob Coners with Athletic Director

SUNY Old Westbury baseball senior center fielder Jacob Coners has been honored as a 2014-15 State University of New York Chancellor's Scholar Athlete. The award recognizes the 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. 

Panthers Baseball Wins Skyline Conference Championship

SUNY Old Westbury Baseball Team with trophy

SUNY Old Westbury (25-9) and the Farmingdale State Rams (19-17) met in the Skyline Conference Baseball Championship round for the sixth-consecutive season on Sunday, May 3, 2015 from Gregg Alfano Field in Patchogue, New York.  The Rams forced a game two on Championship Sunday with a 5-4 win in 10 innings before the Panthers answered with a 11-4 victory to claim the 2015 Skyline Conference Championship title.