With Marisa Bisiani, Rick Gatteau, Shelley Germana and Larry Zacarese
In an environment unimaginable just six months ago, Stony Brook University has re-engineered its campus to help ensure a safe, healthy return for students this fall. COVID-19 testing, social distancing, mask wearing, hybrid learning scenarios and more will allow students to pursue their academic goals in secure, welcoming surroundings, and we can’t wait!
Learn more on our latest Beyond the Expected podcast episode, Coming Back Safe and Strong: Welcoming Back Students.
Our panel looks at what we’ve done to create the safest, most secure conditions for our students. They discuss how our Student Affairs, Academic Success, and Health Services teams have collaborated with their colleagues across campus to help ensure that our students have the best possible experience. Measures like COVID-19 testing, screening, virtual advising and counseling services, face mask regulations, social distancing protocols and hybrid learning scenarios are all covered. Students’ most frequently asked questions are also answered as the Stony Brook University community has worked to prepare themselves for an academic year like no other.
Special guests include:
Marisa Bisiani, AVP for Student Health, Wellness and Prevention Services
Rick Gatteau, VP for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Shelley Germana, Associate Provost for Academic Success within Undergraduate Education
Larry Zacarese, Assistant Chief of Police Director of the Office of Emergency Management
This episode originally aired on Facebook Live on Friday, August 21, 2020.