CEO's Blog: Community Service

Posted on June 14, 2018

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the graduation ceremony for Stony Brook University Hospital’s Health Occupations Partnership for Excellence (HOPE) program.

The HOPE program began in 2005 with the expressed purpose of decreasing healthcare disparities by increasing the… read more

Posted on May 12, 2017

Stony Brook University Hospital honored faculty and staff for their community service at the annual Michael A. Maffetone Community Service Awards Ceremony on April 27.

The awards ceremony honors the legacy of the late Michael A. Maffetone, DA, former Chief Executive Officer of Stony Brook… read more

Posted on September 14, 2016

The Undergraduate Social Welfare Alliance (USWA) recently presented the Long Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence with more than 100 backpacks filled with school supplies they collected on behalf of their BSW service project. The backpacks will be given to children who are homeless and at… read more

Posted on January 25, 2016

This Monday morning as we all come in we can look back on yet another extraordinary event that Team Stony Brook took in stride.  It seems that each blizzard, hurricane, tropical storm or other event becomes part of our ever growing folklore.  The common element in each is the way… read more

Posted on November 25, 2015

Today we prepare to observe one of my favorite holidays - Thanksgiving.  I am esepcially fond of this day as it's purpose is celebration and reflection with friends and family of our bounty.  It also recognizes the needs of others and how we may share our blessings beyond our own close… read more

Posted on February 2, 2015

Jennifer Bailey, Senior Financial Analyst, Department of Finance, has been volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America for more than two years. Jennifer served as Cub Scouts Pack 64 of Coram and is now the Pack’s Committee Chair responsible for the administration, oversight and support of the… read more

Posted on November 7, 2014

Stony Brook Medicine’s community service knows no bounds. It recently extended into New York City for a world-wide event: the New York City Marathon.

Residents and Rapid Response Team members served as volunteers during the event, held in Central Park on the weekend of Nov. 1-2.… read more

Posted on September 19, 2014

The stories of our employees’ community service deeds are truly inspiring. They include Gayle Doyle, who has been volunteering at a local soup kitchen for nearly a decade.

Gayle, who works as a TH Instructional Support Assistant in the Speech, Language and Hearing Department, began… read more

Posted on September 12, 2014

One of Stony Brook’s very own, Lynn Marie Antonawich, MS, RN, has helped develop a first-of-its-kind resource to help nurses educate parents about their babies’ condition and prepare to take them home following discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Lynn, who serves as Assistant… read more

Posted on September 10, 2014

One of our own employees has found the national media spotlight for her Good Samaritan efforts to return a 9/11 bracelet to its rightful owner.

Marlene Quinn, a nurse who works in the Emergency Department, was walking along the beach at Robert Moses State Park about 10 days ago when she… read more