5 Goals for New Student Orientation
Jun27

5 Goals for New Student Orientation

Welcome to SUNY!  Now that you’re joining the nearly half-million students in a pursuit to become one of three million SUNY alumni, you can proudly move forward with the assurance that your world-class education is complimented by expert faculty and staff support, nationally-ranked athletics programs, and unique internship and experiential education opportunities. Your experience at SUNY — no matter which campus is the...

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Looking for Life on Mars
Mar25

Looking for Life on Mars

Up to half of all life on Earth consists of simple microorganisms hidden in rocks beneath the surface. Scientists have suggested that the same may be true for Mars. When meteorites strike the surface of Mars, they act like natural probes, bringing up rocks from far beneath the surface. Recent research has shown that many of the rocks brought up from the Martian subsurface contain clays and minerals whose chemical make-up has been...

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STEM Hub Happenings: Teachers Work With NASA to Recreate Curiosity ROVER in Classrooms
Jan30

STEM Hub Happenings: Teachers Work With NASA to Recreate Curiosity ROVER in Classrooms

At Pine Grove Middle School in East Syracuse, NY eighth-grade students are preparing to land ROVER robots on the planet of Mars. Their Mars might be simulated, and their ROVER robot might be made out of LEGOs, but this three month-long project requires students to work collaboratively and learn skills in design, building, and programming to successfully pull off their Mars landing. The students are led by two of their S.T.E.A.M....

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SUNY Orange Holiday Open House “Celebrating the Holidays in America”
Dec14
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Unusual Courses for the Last-Minute Registrant
Dec07

Unusual Courses for the Last-Minute Registrant

Finals are just around the corner and many of you are running on coffee and potato chips.  It may be too soon for you to start thinking about next semester; but if you haven’t registered for next semester’s classes yet, it’s not too late. For those of you who need to fulfill a core requirement but don’t want to take a traditional class, SUNY’s campuses have some unusual course offerings for those undecided about what to...

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Stony Brook Playoff Preview – A Letter from the Desk of Head Coach Chuck Priore
Nov26

Stony Brook Playoff Preview – A Letter from the Desk of Head Coach Chuck Priore

Whether we earned the right to be in the playoffs or not, the 2012 Stony Brook football season was very satisfying on many ends. If you look at our schedule, essentially we played 15 straight weeks of football – 4 weeks of preseason followed by 11 weeks of regular-season games. This team was consistent, worked hard, and was grateful for the opportunity to be a Stony Brook football player. Secondly, we had the opportunity to play...

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