The Inauguration of Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis will take place Saturday, October 23 at 11 am at Island Federal Credit Union Arena, and everyone in the SBU community is invited to celebrate.
Anyone who cannot attend the ceremony in person can watch the livestream of the event at stonybrook.edu/live.
In addition, the president’s inaugural address will be made available immediately following the ceremony, and will also be translated into multiple languages.
Inauguration Day will also include Homecoming, which begins at 12:30 pm with Seawolves Town and the Homecoming BBQ in the Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium parking lot. That is followed by the Homecoming football game, as the Seawolves take on the University of Richmond Spiders at 3:30 pm.
An Art Crawl featuring free guided tours of university galleries begins at 1 pm in the Charles B. Wang Center Skylight Gallery, and participants may join the tour at any stop along the way.
The UNITI Cultural Center will host its ribbon cutting at 2 pm in the Stony Brook Union, celebrating the move to its new, 3,500 square-foot space.
Tony Award winner Alan Cumming caps the series of celebrations with the American premiere of his cabaret show, Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age, at 8 pm in the Staller Center for the Arts.