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Stony Brook and Suffolk Launch Long Island’s First Joint Admissions Nursing Program

Media Advisory for Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11 AM

Contact: Stony Brook Medicine; Office of Media Relations

631-444-9343; www.stonybrook.edu/news; @sbunewsdesk

WHAT:  The Stony Brook University School of Nursing and Suffolk County Community College will sign a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Stony Brook University Charles B. Wang Chapel to launch the Suffolk-Stony Brook Nursing First Program, Long Island’s first joint admissions nursing program.

Stony Brook Medicine’s Kenneth Kaushansky, Senior Vice President of Health Sciences and Dean, School of Medicine; and Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay and will be joined by nursing students, administrators, faculty and staff to launch the program, which will begin in September 2017 with an initial class of 65 students.

Students will be accepted to an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing Program (at Suffolk) and be selected to move directly into a Registered Nurse Baccalaureate Program (at Stony Brook) upon completion of the Suffolk degree. 

WHEN:  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 11 AM

WHERE:  Stony Brook University Charles B. Wang Chapel

DIRECTIONS/PARKING:  LIE to Exit 62. North on Nicolls Road 8.5 miles. Cross over Route 347 and make left at the Main SBU Campus Entrance. Go straight to Administration Building garage to park. Directly across the Admin building is the Wang Center. The Chapel is located on the first floor.