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Heilbron will soon finish his third year as AD.  Do you think he has generally improved the athletic program at SB?

Absolutely - big improvements!
2 (28.6%)
No way - this program is in decline!
1 (14.3%)
Treading water
4 (57.1%)

Total Members Voted: 7

Voting closed: June 16, 2017, 07:40:14 pm

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« Reply #90 on: October 15, 2019, 09:24:43 pm »
Agreed. That said, the cost of living may be lower but so is the quality of life IMHO. Buffalo metro has taken great strides and has Toronto nearby, but LI and NYC have climate, cultural and proxy advantages.

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« Reply #91 on: October 16, 2019, 05:25:05 pm »
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Re: Shawn Heilbron / TWT
« Reply #92 on: December 04, 2019, 02:25:47 pm »
https://stonybrookathletics.com/news/2019/12/4/general-stony-brook-hires-adam-rubin-as-associate-ad-for-strategic-communications.aspx

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STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- Former ESPN beat reporter Adam Rubin has been tapped as the new Associate Director of Athletics for Strategic Communications, the department of athletics announced.  In his role as Associate AD, he will be responsible for the development, implementation and execution of the department's strategic communication initiatives. Rubin comes to Stony Brook after nearly three years in a similar role at the New York Institute of Technology.
 
During his tenure at New York Tech, Rubin made a dramatic impact on the coverage of the athletic program.  He more than doubled the social media and website traffic each year while unveiling several initiatives that landed the program national media attention.
 
While with ESPN, Rubin built the largest social media following of any team-specific MLB reporter.  In that role, he made frequent appearances on "SportsCenter" and hosted a baseball show on ESPN 98.7 radio in New York. He also has worked for the New York Daily News and Birmingham (Ala.) News and is an active voter for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown.

He is a 1995 graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in economics and concentration in marketing. He originally is from Bellmore, Long Island, and attended Mepham High School.
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« Reply #93 on: December 06, 2019, 12:37:22 pm »
Excellent hire. Should increase the exposure of SBU and SBU sports which we desperately need. It's criminal that a university as good as SBU is largely known outside of the Northeast due to our low profile athletics. This helps.

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« Reply #94 on: December 06, 2019, 12:44:10 pm »
well stated- it answers the question why do universities spend so many millions on what some perceive as useless athletic contests.
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Re: Shawn Heilbron / TWT
« Reply #96 on: December 27, 2019, 02:38:38 pm »
anyone notice that the official SB athletics website has much more original content recently?  well done!

now if we get checkie his own column...
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« Reply #97 on: December 27, 2019, 06:41:51 pm »
thatís the Adam Rubin magic

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Re: Shawn Heilbron / TWT
« Reply #100 on: March 19, 2020, 04:23:57 pm »
https://stonybrookathletics.com/news/2020/3/19/together-we-transform-blog-together-we-transform-thursday-march-19-2020.aspx

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There will be a time and place to celebrate our women's basketball team and allow them to cut down the nets. We are in possession of the championship trophy along with the hats and shirts that are rightfully theirs. A women's championship banner will be hung for the first time in our Division I history as well.
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« Reply #101 on: March 26, 2020, 04:09:14 pm »
https://stonybrookathletics.com/news/2020/3/26/together-we-transform-blog-together-we-transform-thursday-march-26-2020.aspx

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The top priority of our campus remains the functioning of our hospital. We are prepared to do our part by preparing Island Federal Arena, Pritchard Gym and our outdoor facilities should they be needed.
 
My days are spent on conference calls and video meetings. I am in constant communication with University leadership and am proud of the coordinated effort that is taking place. The resumption of the spring semester is scheduled for Monday as all of our students move to distance learning. In Athletics, our academic advisors are prepared to assist all of our student-athletes and ensure their success in their new virtual classrooms.
 
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« Reply #102 on: April 09, 2020, 04:03:32 pm »
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« Reply #104 on: April 10, 2020, 12:24:13 pm »
He did say that him and the new president are working hard to move to the next level? That bring content is not acceptable? I didnít get a chance to watch the whole video but I saw this thread on Twitter which I assume is accurate

https://twitter.com/ethantsbu/status/1248346370739748870