Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Commemoration of September 11

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

12 noon

Annual Memorial Program 
Each year, we honor alumni and other members of the Stony Brook family who were lost on September 11, 2001. Their deaths strengthen our resolve as a University community to foster the most basic ideals of freedom and equality. A memorial service will take place at the Memorial Grove in the SAC Circle 12 Noon. The Interfaith Center and Hospital Chapel will be open for those seeking a quiet place for prayer, meditation, and reflection.

An American Requiem

6:00 pm

Film: 9/11: An American Requiem
Wang Center Auditorium

Immediately following the film, Dr. Benjamin J. Luft, MD, Director of the WTC Health Program on Long Island and Executive Producer of this important film, will be on hand to answer any questions from the audience. Representatives from the Response Team will be attending.

Seating is limited. Registration required for film viewing and discussion

This event is open to students, community members and faculty and staff. For information, please contact Conferences & Special Events at (631) 632-6320. Sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Office of the President.

Come to the Brook for Exciting Entertainment! 9/22/12 Wolfstock

Wolfstock 2012

Dance Team at Homecoming
Don’t Miss Homecoming

Come Back to the Brook for 
Exciting Entertainment

  • There’ll be music and prizes from Long Island’s own 94-X FM
  • The marching band and dance team will pump you up for the game
  • Keep the kids happy with carnival games and bouncers

Register Online by September 20 for Your Chance to Win an Apple iPad 

The Alumni Association is in need of volunteers for Wolfstock 2012.


Link to Wolfstock Web site

The Alumni Stop By Band Camp… with Ice Cream! (8/22/2012)

The Alumni Stop By Band Camp… with Ice Cream! (8/22/2012).

On Wednesday, August 22, 2012, some of the Alumni got together to treat the Spirit of Stony Brook to ice cream sandwiches made fresh for the occasion by the Ice Cream Cottage in Mastic, Long Island. With a band with more than 180 members, the students have been at band camp since Tuesday, August 21, meeting each other and learning to work as a team before the Freshman convocation this Friday and the first football game of the season on Saturday, September 1, vs. Central Connecticut. … 

Read more and see photos on the Spirit of Stony Brook Alumni page.  Thank you dedicated Stony Brook University alumni volunteers!

9/9/12 – Orioles vs. Yankees Game with Stony Brook Alumni Association DC Alumni Chapter

Washington DC Alumni Chapter

The 20th Anniversary of “Day at the Ballpark”
Orioles vs. Yankees Game, Pre-Game Reception and Lunch 

Sunday, September 9 
Reception 12 Noon, Game 1:35 PM
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD

Join fellow Stony Brook alumni living in Baltimore and the DC area at Camden Yards for the 20th Annual “Day at the Ballpark.”

Tickets to the Orioles-Yankee game are $42.00 per person and our seats for this hot-ticket game are in Section 85. Tickets also include a pre-game reception and lunch at the Designated Hitters Lounge, located on the fourth floor of the B&O Warehouse (adjacent to Oriole Park at Camden Yards). 

Register now – tickets are limited!

Questions? Call Janet Masini, Alumni Relations Coordinator, at 
1-877-SEA-WOLF or email her at 

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Save the Date – Stony Brook University Distinguished Alumni Awards 11/13/12

Distinguished Alumni Awards 2012


NOVEMBER 13, 2012
6:00 pm

Please Join Us to Celebrate the Achievements of This Year’s Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients 

Vito A. Cannavo BA  ’75
Partner, Sullivan, Papain, Block, McGrath & Cannavo PC

David Gelernter MS  ’80, PhD  ’83 
Artist, Writer, and Professor of Computer Science, Yale University

Suzanne Johnson PhD  ’74
Distinguished Research Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine

Joseph L. Tromba BS ’77
Developer and Founding Member, Endoscopy Center of Long Island
Attending Physician, Winthrop University Hospital, a teaching affiliate of 
Stony Brook Medical School

2012 Distinguished Recent Alumnus 
Andrez S. Carberry BA ’00, MA ’02 
Employment Counsel, Avon Products, NA

For more information, contact Nicole Piampiano at (631) 632-4466 or

For more on this year’s honorees or to register please visit

Save the Date – Turner Fellowship 25th Anniversary Celebration 10/5/12

Turner 25th Anniversary CelebrationPhotos of Turner Fellows

October 5, 2012 

Turner Strength in Self, the Community, and the Academy

To commemorate the silver anniversary of the W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship Program’s existence at Stony Brook University, and to recognize the accomplishments of the program and its many distinguished fellows and alumni, the Center for Inclusive Education will host a grand anniversary event on October 5, 2012 at Stony Brook University. Part conference, part reunion, the celebration will be comprised of several alumni presentations in a variety of formats including workshops, research symposia, and art and music exhibitions along with guest speakers, a networking fair, and a diversity exhibition. Finally, we will cap off the affair with an evening gala that will serve as both a commencement of the 25th anniversary celebration and the welcoming for our 2012 Turner Fellows.

For additional information visit

Stay connected on LinkedIn with the W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship Program 

Seawolves Take On Army Black Knights! 9/29/12


Stony Brook Seawolves vs. Army Black Knights 
Pre-Game Reception & Game

Seawolves Football

 Saturday, September 29, 2012
Pre-Game Tailgate: 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Game time: 12 noon 

Join fellow Stony Brook University alums and friends at a pre-game reception and in the stands as your Seawolves take on the Army Black Knights. Your ticket package includes a game ticket and pre-game reception featuring unlimited hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ grilled chicken, chips and dip, nachos, potato salad, cole slaw, baked beans, assorted cookies and brownies, and iced tea at a discounted price of $50. Tailgate only tickets and game only tickets are also available for $25 and $32, respectively.

Register now!

Questions? Please contact Susan Abbott at (631) 632-4647

Lucy Van Dalen ’12 Olympic Watch – On to the Semifinals!

Watch Stony Brook University alumnae Lucy Van Dalen ’12 compete in London Olympics Wednesday 8/8/12 2:45PM EST


Image courtesy of Stony Brook University Athletics

New Zealand Article

All-American. National Champion. Olympian. – Lucy Van Dalen ’12 good luck Monday 8/6

Watch Stony Brook University alumnae Lucy Van Dalen ’12 compete in London Olympics Monday 8/6/12 6:45AM EST


Image courtesy of Stony Brook University Athletics

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