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20th Annual Stars of Stony Brook Gala honors Marilyn Hawrys Simons

  • Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers (West Side Highway between 19th and 20th Street, New York City) (map)

Stony Brook University will honor alumna and Simons Foundation President Marilyn Hawrys Simons, BA ’74, PhD ’84 at its 20th Stars of Stony Brook Gala, Wednesday, April 10 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. Hosted annually by the Stony Brook Foundation, this year the celebration will recognize Dr. Simons for her leadership as president of one of the nation’s premier philanthropic institutions devoted to driving progress in basic science as well as her contributions to improving educational opportunities for the underserved.  As a philanthropist, advocate and volunteer for Stony Brook University, Marilyn has been a champion for one of New York State’s outstanding public universities.

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