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Congratulations to the Stony Brook University Class of 2013

Stony Brook University graduates look back fondly on their college experience, while looking forward to an exciting future.


Game Watch: Stony Brook Seawolves at Liberty University Flames 11/10/12

Dear Seawolves Fans,

Wish you could watch Stony Brook’s last regular season game Football game?  Well, now you can!
Please join us Saturday, November 10th at 3pm, for a Watch Party at The Bench Bar & Grill as Stony Brook takes on the Liberty Flames.  Our Seawolves are looking to capture our fourth Big South Conference Championship and clinch a playoff spot in the 2012 FCS playoffs.  Kickoff is at 3:30pm and the game is not available in the homes of Cablevision subscribers.  So please, come out and join us at The Bench where they will be offering:
  • Special Seawolves Fan Menu
  • Drink Specials
  • Raffle Prizes and Giveaways- Courtesy of The Bench Bar and Grill and Stony Brook Athletics.
Also, don’t forget to come out to Pritchard Gymnasium this Friday, November 9th at 7pm, for our Women’s Basketball home opener.  And on Sunday come see our Men’s team take on Mount Ida in their home opener at 4pm, followed by the Women’s game at 6:30pm.
Be sure to celebrate this fun-filled Seawolves weekend with all our your friends and family.
Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
See you this weekend!
Vincent Accardi
Director of Corporate Sales & Ticketing Operations

Stony Brook Alumni Association – Your Alumni Network Here to Help

Dear Alumni,

On behalf of the entire Stony Brook University Community, I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and in good health as we recover from Super Storm Sandy.

Now more than ever is when the power of your alumni network–150,000+ strong– can become a resource to you. I hope you will take advantage of your SBU alumni network as you seek to regain your footing—and to help neighbors in need.

Visit the SBU Alumni Association Facebook page or LinkedIn group (or Tweet to @stonybrookalum) to let your University community know how you’re doing. I encourage you to let your fellow alumni know if you have resources and advice to share with other Seawolves who are without power, Internet, transportation, or basic needs.

We wish all those who were affected by the storm our best for a speedy recovery. You are constantly in our thoughts.

Seawolves for Life. Stronger Together.  


Dexter A. Bailey Jr.
Vice President
University Advancement

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Lesego Andrew Goba ’09 ’12 – Umuntu, Umuntu Ngabantu – A Journey from South Africa to the USA

Umuntu, Umuntu Ngabantu – A Journey from South Africa to the USA

BY  | OCTOBER 15, 2012 · 9:07 AM

Two weeks ago former coach and PPI success story, Lesego Andrew Goba, stopped by the DC office. For many of us, it was our first opportunity to meet Goba and hear his incredible journey from South Africa to the USA


Lesego Andrew Goba playing in his final year at Stony Brook University

On the outskirts of Durban is Inanda, a rural village not unlike many villages in South Africa. Although most houses had no running water, electricity or even telephones, Goba viewed his rural upbringing as a positive. “Scarcity of resources taught me to be grateful for what I had; and inspired me to pursue that which I did not have, fearlessly, because I had nothing to lose.”….


Goba with Coach Pikiell (right) and Mentor Randall Susman (left)

….After graduating Goba got a second BS in nursing and has recently begun working at the Stony Brook Medical Hospital in the Psychiatric Department. He now aspires to continue his education as a psychiatric nurse practitioner (masters level), and get his doctorate. “My education was the paved road that I could now walk on. I had to maximize the opportunity.”

Read the full article from PeacePlayers International (PPI)

Connect with Lesego Andrew Goba ’09 ’12 on Twitter @LesegoGoba

Last Chance to Register to Win an iPad! Wolfstock 2012 Register by 9/20

Wolfstock 2012

Homecoming: Enter to Win an iPadDon’t Miss Homecoming
for good food, great weather, and lots of fun with old friends.

The forecast says sunny skies!
You won’t want to miss Long Island’s biggest backyard BBQ with all your BBQ favorites, entertainment from Long Island’s own 94X, and a fun zone for the kids.

Register Online before September 20 for a chance to win an Apple iPad. 

Online registration will close at midnight on 9/20. Additional tickets may be purchased at the door.  

Want to volunteer?

Link to Wolfstock Web site

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