State-Operated Campuses Committee

The State-Operated Campuses Committee is comprised of all ten state-operated campus representatives. The committee serves as the platform for representatives to develop strategy to advocate for issues specific to state-operated campuses students, such as initiatives related to graduate stipends and research funds.

To serve on the State-Operated Campuses Committee, please fill out the Committee Application Form.

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Marcia-Ruth is a Senior at Stony Brook University majoring in Biology with a specialization in Neuroscience. She is proud to hold a double minor in Spanish Language & Literature, and Writing & Rhetoric. She is a member of the Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) Honors Program, and serves as the Vice President of the program’s Student Leadership Council. Her interest in student advocacy began when she served as the WISE Representative to the Undergraduate Student Government. She is an aspiring physician-scientist, and to her, working with SUNYSA serves a double-purpose: to amplify the voices of those who need to be heard, and to perfect her advocacy skills for her future patients and programs.

Favorite quote:

"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door" - Kyle Chandler


Experiencing different cultures, learning new languages, trying new hairstyles, cooking Mexican cuisine, reading, writing


Vice Chair