Old Westbury News

SUNY Old Westbury Hires Purchasing Director

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James Mwaura recently joined SUNY Old Westbury as director of purchasing, a position responsible for planning, directing, and managing the College’s procurement and purchasing functions. 

“We are pleased to have Mr. Mwaura join our business and finance team,” said College President Calvin O. Butts, III. “His previous experience working for both SUNY and the State of New York will serve him well as we count on his expertise in making our purchasing department a resource for all constituencies.”

Three Professors and 17 Students Conduct Research and Present at International Taurine Conference

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Three SUNY Old Westbury professors recently gave presentations on taurine neuroprotection of environmental lead exposure at the 21st International Taurine Annual Meeting in China. The collaborative research by faculty supported 17 undergraduate research students across a 3-year period.