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.
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.
The consensus among the speakers of the Forty-Ninth Commencement exercises at SUNY Old Westbury was to encourage graduates to “dream big.” The Class of 2015 was one of the largest graduating classes in the history of Old Westbury with more than 1,000 candidates applying for graduation.
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.
Author and Associate Professor of American Studies, Dr. Carol Quirke was interested in history and social movements from an early age. Learn more about her work, upcoming book, and grant-funded projects at Old Westbury.