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Stony Brook Magazine Shines Spotlight on Alumni Connections

Sb mag 2021 feature

The Spring 2021 issue of Stony Brook Magazine has debuted in a reimagined, interactive digital format. Take a look inside the issue with these featured stories highlighting some of our treasured alumni and showcasing the many ways the Alumni Association has supported and engaged with alumni around the world, even in the new virtual environment:

GAME, SET, MATCH, SCHOLARSHIPS

A chance meeting on the tennis courts of Stony Brook led to a life of love and service for Class of ’75 graduates Andrew and Merrill Leventer Silver.

UNITING ALUMNI ACROSS THE MILES

Even during a worldwide pandemic, Stony Brook is here for its Seawolves. See how virtual programming is connecting alumni, near and far.

ALUMNI JOURNEYS

  • Seeking Solutions:  For Derek Peterson ’88, there’s no puzzle that can’t be solved. So, when faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, he started looking for a solution, and his company, Soter Technologies, came up with the SymptomSense™ Screening Evaluation Gateway to reduce the threat of mass infection.

  • President with a Purpose: This past fall, Milly Peña ’86, PhD ’90, was named president of SUNY Purchase, becoming the first Hispanic woman to lead a SUNY college. And along her journey, she found inspiration from her Stony Brook mentors.
  • Advocating for Others: Since 2011, Diana Acosta ’06,’ 07, has advocated for marginalized populations around the world, going far beyond to make sure their human rights are protected and promoted.

Read more at magazine.stonybrook.edu.

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