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Connect with the Alumni Association from home with our robust calendar of Virtual Programming. Catch up on past discussions and mark your calendar with upcoming programs!

Business & COVID 19: You’ve Opened, Now What?
Associate Professor Stacey Finkelstein of the College of Business joins a Newsday panel to provide critical information for small businesses during coronavirus.

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Ethics, Values and Changes within Public Health During a Pandemic
Professor Andrew Flescher, PhD discusses why the Humanities are critical to STEM, public health, biomedical ethics and medical humanities at Stony Brook University. Presented in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences

FAQ of Social Media
A panel discussion with a concrete toolkit to solve common business problems. Presented in partnership with the College of Business.

Pandemics Then and Now: What the Cholera Pandemic of the 1830s Can Teach Us
Can we learn not to forget? Join Professor Paul Kelton as he discusses how Cholera shocked the United States in the 1830s, then was forgotten, and now should be remembered. Presented in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences.

COVID-19 and Support for the Autism Community
Professor Matthew Lerner introduces the extraordinary work of The Autism Initiative, followed by a discussion on what Stony Brook University is doing in response to COVID-19 for the ASD community.  Presented in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences.

A History of Pandemics: Modern Lessons from the Influenza of 1918
Is history repeating itself? Join us for a virtual discussion and hear from Professor Nancy Tomes as she shares the modern lessons that we can learn from the Influenza of 1918. Learn how this and the COVID-19 pandemic compare in terms of symptoms, economic impact and national response. Presented in Partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences.

Parents (and) Educating During COVID-19
A discussion with Nicole Galante, Ph.D about the changing needs of parents, teachers, parents-as-teachers, and everyone in between in the changing tide of education. Together, we can help our children and ourselves navigate this moment and whatever comes. We will discuss social and emotional learning and mental health, the academic implications of long-term remote learning, and much more. Presented in Partnership with the School of Professional Development.


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