October 3, 2023

HOPE Software Makes Pathways to University and Long run Healthcare Occupations

Stony Brook Medicine celebrated 38 significant faculty juniors and seniors from Brentwood, Longwood and Wyandanch educational facilities at the yearly Wellness Occupations Partnership for Excellence (HOPE) Software Relocating-Up and Graduation Ceremony on May perhaps 9. A few of the 17 graduating seniors will go to Stony Brook University in the drop. 

Juniors and seniors from Longwood Significant Faculty pose for a picture with their instructors and directors, and keynote speaker Kristina Gonzalez, a HOPE method and Longwood Superior School alumna and current Stony Brook School of Nursing pupil.

More than 140 people today, like the learners and their family members, academics, directors and HOPE software facilitators, attended the party, which was held at the College student Functions Heart. 

Carol Gomes, CEO and main working officer of Stony Brook College Hospital, and Judith Brown Clarke, Stony Brook’s vice president for equity and inclusion and main range officer, shipped remarks. Dr. William Wertheim, vice dean for Tutorial Affairs and Graduate Health-related Training and at the Renaissance Faculty of Medicine, joined Gomes and Clarke to help present the pupils with their awards. 

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Brentwood Significant College senior Raquel Acosta discusses her vision board with Stony Brook Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Main Range Officer Judith Brown Clarke.

In addition, Kristina Gonzalez, a HOPE system and Stony Brook University alumna, who is at present learning at the Stony Brook Faculty of Nursing, presented the keynote tackle. Gonzalez talked over her journey to pursue a occupation in nursing and how the HOPE software assisted get ready her. 

“Having the chances that HOPE supplies provides you all of the expertise and know-how for your potential academic career and qualified lifestyle,” Gonzalez explained. “The two yrs you devote with HOPE goes rapidly, but the reminiscences you make with a person a different as classmates will last eternally.”

Considering the fact that 2005, the HOPE program has offered insight and mentorship to significant school students fascinated in pursuing careers in healthcare and medication. To date, the method has launched the higher education professions of much more than 215 young individuals from underrepresented and underserved communities on Extensive Island. 

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Grace Sutherland, a senior at Longwood Superior School, discusses her Eyesight Board with Dr. Cordia Beverley, assistant dean for Neighborhood Wellness Plan at the Renaissance College of Drugs.

This year’s party showcased a Vision Board Showcase offered by the HOPE seniors. Each individual college student produced a eyesight board to emphasize their passions and aims for the upcoming. The seniors also shared a 6-word memoir, an exercise impressed by the Six-Phrase Memoir ® Project, which encourages individuals to notify a story in 6 terms. The 21 HOPE juniors, who will carry on with the software following year, received blue lab coats and a certificate to signify the completion of their first year. 

The HOPE system is planned and managed by the College and Medical center Neighborhood Relations Office. Departments and teams from throughout Stony Brook University and Stony Brook Drugs led shows and trainings all through the 2022-23 college year. Presenters provided college, employees and pupils from Admissions Occupation Centre Biomedical Engineering Section of Technological innovation and Modern society Inner Drugs Pediatrics Phi Delta Epsilon Psychiatry and Psychology Renaissance Faculty of Medicine’s Black Adult men in White Coats Faculty of Dental Drugs University of Wellness Professions University of Nursing School of Social Welfare Sports activities Drugs Stony Brook Home Clinic Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps Trauma Middle and College Police Section.

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(Still left to ideal) Valerie Fuentes, Julissa Perla and Katherine Pena, all seniors from Brentwood Large University, pose for a photo at the HOPE Graduation Ceremony.

HOPE Seniors 2022-23

Brentwood Large School
Dayanna Roldan – Suffolk County Community College
Diana Acevedo – New York College
Heather Umanzor-Lopez – Molloy College
Julissa Perla – Suffolk County Neighborhood Higher education
Katherine Pena – Yale University
Kellia Wilson – Binghamton University
Kimberly Alvarez – Molloy University
Raquel Acosta – Stony Brook University
Valerie Fuentes – Stony Brook University

Longwood Superior University
Audrey Taylor – Union College
Cole Elliott – St. Joseph’s College
Courtney Bock – University of Delaware
Grace Sutherland – SUNY Geneseo

Wyandanch Higher University
Caiya Cummings – Rate College
Llivelis Beato – Stony Brook College
Najdelin Rodesno-Lopez – John Jay University of Criminal Justice
Sade Griffith – Wentworth Institute of Technologies

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Brentwood Junior Jessica Ventura shakes hands with Stony Brook University Healthcare facility CEO and COO Carol Gomes.

HOPE Juniors 2022-23

Brentwood Significant University
Adrianna Pauciullo
Alisha Ahsan
Aribah Farooq
Hooriya Tariq
Jessica Ventura
Katherine Santamaria
Kendell Reyes
Melissa Mejia Benitez
Michelle Vigil
Narely Ortega
Serenity McCracken
Stephanie Pizano

Longwood Superior Faculty
Aleksandra Ogrodniczak
Evelyn Velasquez
Jenny Lin
Juleen Santana
Kayla Gray
Marc-Anthony Placido
Pamela Fernandez Adames
Rianna Madr

Wyandanch Substantial University
Carlos Diaz Sanchez