We are finishing the year STRONG with event offerings, exciting news and updates, and reasons to be proud of our individual and collective accomplishments! As always, we welcome your input and feedback at


Students, faculty, staff and friends ... join us between 11am and 1pm TOMORROW (Friday, December 2) as we celebrate the spirit of Stony Brook for our annual end of year video message. (Original date changed due to rain.) Be there by 11:30 to be in our big group photo! And enjoy hot chocolate and cookies after you pose for the cameras in your best SBU, red or festive clothes. It's all happening at the Life Sciences Plaza (located outside the Life Sciences building, in sight of Circle Road and the tunnel leading to the Health Sciences towers).
Make holiday cards to send well wishes to children at Stony Brook Children's Hospital Monday, December 5, 12-2pm at East Side Dining

Check out Ombuds Workshops
Communication Toolkit – I Hear You! (Monday, December 5, 12-1pm); Teambuilding – Working Effectively Together (Friday, December 9, 12-1pm)

On Tuesday, December 6, 2:30-7pm, at the Wang Center: A free SBU Community Panel: “FROM BENCH TO BOARDROOM: THE JOURNEY OF EARLY CAREER ENTREPRENEURS." Register and find out more here. Seating is limited; registration required
Enjoy a Virtual Conversation with Javier Zamora –memoirist, poet and speaker – on Thursday, December 8, presented by the Center for Changing Systems of Power. Learn more and register here by December 6

Revisiting 5+1, Zuccaire Gallery, 1st fl Staller Center


The men’s basketball team will face Yale this Saturday, December 3, at 6:31pm. The game will be our first SNY broadcast of the season.
Women’s basketball takes on Columbia Wednesday, December 7, at 7pm. It will be the first SBU women’s basketball game on SNY this season. 
Join us at Island Federal Arena for a Red Out on Thursday, January 12, when SBU men’s basketball hosts Drexel at 7pm on CBS Sports Network  – national TV! 
Meet Christine Gilbert
Assistant Professor of Climate Communication, School of Communication and Journalism/Alda Center and School of Atmospheric Sciences (SOMAS)
Start Date: September 1, 2022

Christine Gilbert’s eclectic academic studies have ‘spanned the globe’ from international affairs (her undergraduate degree from University of Maine), to communication (with her Master’s and PhD from University of Rhode Island and University of Connecticut, respectively) to everything from anthropology and sociology, to journalism and history. Read more about our new colleague here


Stony Brook University Hospital saved a Veteran's life on Veteran's Day. See the stories:
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Stronger with YOU

With holiday season upon us, there's still time to make your holiday-related Stronger with YOU submission:
'Tis the season for traditions. What traditions do you have here at Stony Brook?

Submit your story here. And remember, it may be featured in an upcoming speech by President McInnis and/or in SBU communications. You could also receive SBU merchandise just for submitting!

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