Alumni Profile: Carl E. Heastie
Feb12

Alumni Profile: Carl E. Heastie

Carl E. Heastie, Stony Brook University ’90, was elected Assemblyman for the 83rd A.D. in Bronx in 2000. Assembly Member Heastie has been called one of the most active assembly members by his colleagues. He is the Chairman of the New York Assembly Committee on Cities. Since taking office, Assemblyman Heastie has become one of the leading negotiators for the construction of the new schools in his district. He has secured funds for his...

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Alumni Showcase: Steve Levy
Jan22

Alumni Showcase: Steve Levy

Steve Levy is a businessman, actor, and broadcaster. He graduated from SUNY Oswego in 1987 before beginning his professional career in broadcasting with sports talk radio station WFAN out of New York City. He started his long running career with ESPN in 1993, where he anchors for SportsCenter nearly every evening. Before migrating to SportsCenter, Levy worked the NHL regular season and playoff games as well as ESPN’s college...

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SUNY Recognized for Major Gains in Diversification of Student Body
Jan21

SUNY Recognized for Major Gains in Diversification of Student Body

As the nation’s largest higher education system, the State University of New York not only sets an example for its 64 campuses to follow, but sets the standard of higher education operations.  Last year, New York Governor Cuomo touted SUNY as New York’s “economic driver” and in his 2013 State of the State Address, named education and jobs as “New York’s one-two punch”. SUNY is now more able...

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A New Direction for Space Industry
Dec10

A New Direction for Space Industry

Some of the biggest names in aeronautics came to Buffalo for SpaceVision 2012, the nation’s largest student-run space conference. And this year, it was hosted by the University at Buffalo’s chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). In a nod to changing times, the conference theme was “Crossroads: How Our Generation Will Take Us to the Space Frontier.” Two UB alumni were among the presenters: Christopher...

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Research: Stony Brook University Unveils ‘Reality Deck’
Nov26

Research: Stony Brook University Unveils ‘Reality Deck’

Stony Brook University unveiled its latest engineering feat, a 1.5 billion pixel Reality Deck, at a demonstration held at the University’s Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) this month.  Its purpose and primary design principle is to enable scientists, engineers and physicians to tackle modern-age problems that require the visualization of vast amounts of data. The facility, constructed with a $1.4...

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10 Ways to Give this Holiday Season
Nov22

10 Ways to Give this Holiday Season

The holidays are fast approaching and with them, we see an increase in volunteer activity.  Given my extensive experience, I would like to share some general tips to keep in mind this holiday season and all year round.  While the instant gratification of extending a helping hand is great, forming lasting partnerships surrounding subjects you care deeply about can have a much more profound impact.  —Elise Newkirk, Coordinator of...

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