SUNY To Host Summit for Small Business Owners

June 10, 2014

Stony Brook – At Stony Brook University next week, The State University of New York and New Millennium Development Services, Inc. next week will convene small business owners and staff from the Long Island region to connect them with one another as well as governmental agencies, large corporations, and educational institutions. The summit has attracted a record number of leaders from area Minority -and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and veteran-owned companies.

The summit is OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:

Date:             Tuesday, June 17
Time:             8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location:       Charles B. Wang Center
                     Stony Brook University
                     100 Nicolls Road, Suite 302
                     Stony Brook, NY

About the State University of New York
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, a law school, the country’s oldest school of maritime, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. In total, SUNY serves about 1.4 million students amongst its entire portfolio of credit- and non-credit-bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide are nearly $1.1 billion in fiscal year 2023, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are more than three million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunities, visit

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