Old Westbury News

Student Honored as mtvU Changemaker

Samantha Williams, a SUNY College at Old Westbury junior, was recently featured on mtvU for her work as a “changemaker” in her community. Each of the eight students selected by mtvU, an award-winning channel produced by MTV, was chosen for their passion and commitment for social causes. William’s segment, sponsored by MTV and Simon Premium Outlets, aired in December.

Business Club visits Canon, USA

Students at Canon

Members of the SUNY College at Old Westbury Business Club made a worksite visit to Canon, USA, located in Melville, NY this month. In attendance were Dr. Michael Onorato, professor of management and club adviser, Lorraine Todisco, director for career services, external relations and administration for the School of Business, and 12 students.

Archbold, Infante Named to SUNY Old Westbury College Council

New council Members

Melissa Archbold and Cania Infante have been appointed to serve as members of the College Council of SUNY College at Old Westbury.

“We at Old Westbury believe the passionate pursuit of an engaged populace is vital to the health and well-being of society,” said College President Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III.  “In both their professional and personal efforts, Melissa Archbold and Cania Infante have exhibited a passionate energy for such engagement and, through their roles on the Council, will provide valuable leadership and guidance as we move our College forward.”

Student Organization Awarded National Chapter of the Year

Active Minds Award

At its 11th Annual National Mental Health on Campus Conference - the only national conference geared towards young adult mental health activists– Active Minds, Inc. presented SUNY College at Old Westbury with the Chapter of the Year award. The Active Minds Chapter of the Year annual award is given to a college chapter that hosts innovative programs that reach a large portion of their school, and makes significant strides in changing its' campus culture surrounding mental health.

Student Affairs Professional Receives Mentoring Award

Gerosimo receives award from Moxxie Network

Veronica Gerosimo, director of commuter programs and services at SUNY College at Old Westbury and resident of New York City, was recently awarded Mentee of the Year by the Moxxie Mentoring Foundation. Gerosimo was selected by the organization’s Board of Directors for her enthusiastic involvement as a mentee and her role as coordinator of the Jr. Moxxie Mentorship Program at Old Westbury.