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Stony Brook University celebrates the grand opening of the spectacular state-of-the art Marine Sciences Center at Stony Brook Southampton

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Stony Brook University, · 310 Admin · Stony Brook, NY 11794-0701

Stony Brook University celebrates the grand opening of the spectacular state-of-the art Marine Sciences Center at Stony Brook Southampton

Sep 24, 2013 - 10:32:11 AM


MEDIA ADVISORY – REQUEST FOR COVERAGE FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27; 11 AM

Photo/Video Opportunity:

Stony Brook University celebrates the grand opening of the spectacular state-of-the art Marine Sciences Center at Stony Brook Southampton

Media Contact:
Stony Brook University Office of Media Relations
631.632.6310/On-site Contact (631) 252-4812

15 months following groundbreaking event, University to celebrate opening of new 15,000-square-foot research and teaching facility

WHAT:
University Officials, state and local officials, faculty and students will gather on the Stony Brook Southampton campus on Friday, Sept. 27 to celebrate the opening and operation of the new state-of-the-art Marine Sciences Center for the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.

WHO:
Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, President, Stony Brook University
Kenneth P. LaValle, New York State Senator, 1st District
Fred W. Thiele Jr., New York State Assemblyman, 2nd District
Dennis N. Assanis, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Minghua Zhang, Dean, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

VISUAL OPPORTUNITIES:
-    Ribbon Cutting at the exterior of the building
-    Tours of the new15,000 square-foot-facility
-    Demonstration of the central feature of the new facility: a computerized, state-of the-art 2,500-square-foot indoor seawater lab, which can 'recreate and maintain the seawater of any marine ecosystem on the planet.
WHEN:
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 11 am

WHERE:
Stony Brook Southampton
239 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY

DIRECTIONS:
From the Long Island Expressway: Take the LIE (495) east to Exit 70, then turn right on County Road 111; follow the signs for State Route 27 East/Montauk - Sunrise Highway. Take Route 27 East (which becomes County Road 39) and proceed 19 miles to Southampton Campus. Make right at the traffic light onto Tuckahoe Road. Go past the first entrance on Tuckahoe Road. Turn right at the next entrance.

Parking is available for the media in the lot on the west side of the Marine Sciences Center.

Click here for a Google Map of the location.


© Stony Brook University 2013