Two business professionals who volunteer their time and talent to the State University of New York at Old Westbury were honored for their efforts to develop and support an increasingly diverse Long Island business community.
Create an educational video about the brain for the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest. Demonstrate a neuroscience concept through animation, song, skit, or any other creative approach. Get your community excited about neuroscience and put your creative skills to work — you could win $1,000 and a trip to Neuroscience 2016! Anyone can enter, and you can work on a video by yourself or in a group. Top videos will be featured on SfN.org and BrainFacts.org and recognized at Neuroscience 2016. Submissions are due June 16 — start working on your video today!
As part of an ongoing "My Brother's Keeper" collaboration, SUNY Old Westbury and Brookhaven Lab hosted local students to expose them to the skills and tools needed to advance to postsecondary education or training, and to see for themselves the possibilities their futures might hold.
Calvin O. Butts, III, president of the State University of New York at Old Westbury, has announced that Michael J. Dowling, president and chief executive officer of Northwell Health, will address the Class of 2016 during the two ceremonies that comprise the College’s 50th Commencement, to be held on May 22, 2016.
Seniors Jawad Chaudhry and Sidrah Masood were recognized as 2016 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence recipients, the highest honor bestowed upon students in the system.
As part of SUNY Old Westbury’s Community Action, Learning and Leadership (CALL) program, first-year student Evan Rufrano had the opportunity to intern within the Nassau County Legislature within the Minority Caucus Legal Suite. In his daily roles, Rufrano, a Politics, Economics, and Law major, conducts legislation research, databasing, and drafts bills, while also providing aid within the public relations and finance departments.
“Post Script: Photographs by Rachel Boillot” is now open at The Amelie A. Wallace Gallery at SUNY Old Westbury. The exhibition features photographs of closed post offices, and those threatened with closure, and the communities affected by these closures.