Dr. Raj Devasagayam joined SUNY Old Westbury last semester as Dean of the School of Business, and Professor of Marketing. At the beginning of the academic year, he conducted a Q&A with the Office of Public and Media Relations to reflect on his experiences in the field, and his hopes and goals for the School of Business.
Q1: What made you get into marketing as a career/field of interest?
Having enrolled a record-breaking class of students for the fall 2017 semester, SUNY Old Westbury announced today the opening of Parking Field B, a new parking area located on the southern end of the College's campus.
The College attracted a freshman class of more than 660 and an overall student population of more than 4,900, both records for the institution. This growth led to a shortage of parking during peak midday hours.
Students and staff visit site of the opening round of the PGA's Fedex Playoffs to give back to the local community by volunteering as part of a system-wide initiative to support victims of violence and domestic abuse.
Nearly 6,000 people were in attendance as graduates of the Class of 2017 were encouraged to use their wisdom, experiences, and newly-earned degrees to transform and elevate their lives during the College's 51st Commencement Ceremonies.
SUNY Old Westbury celebrated during its 51st Commencement Exercises the successful completion of studies of the inaugural class of students to enroll in programs through the College's School of Professional Studies, which launched in 2015.