Stony Brook Matters

Category - Stony Brook Matters

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Alum Writes About Her Life in Alaska

Stony Brook alumna Mary Albanese (BA, ’77) went to Alaska to become a school teacher after graduation and ended up becoming an arctic geological explorer instead, mapping areas of Alaska that were uncharted at the time...

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Dr. Nancy Uscher ’74

When the performance major from the University of Rochester’s Eastman School of Music received a postcard from Stony Brook in 1972 describing a new master’s assistantship program that included playing in a string...

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Elsie Owens ’78

Elsie Owens and her husband, Robert Owens, moved to Gordon Heights in 1959.  She became a community activist almost at once, starting with a campaign to get the roads of Gordon Heights paved and fighting for the...

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Alumnus Wins Grammy Award

Stony Brook University alum Steven Mackey, MA Music 1980, won a Grammy Award on February 12, for his most recent CD, Lonely Motel: Music from Slide, in the Best Small Ensemble Performance-Classical category. Mackey’s...