Mary M. Kenny-Corron
Assistant Dean, Finance & Administration
Began her career in international export sales as a business manager with an industrial equipment distribution. Subsequently, Ms. Kenny-Corron was recruited by an Environmental Services firm as a Project Administrator in the hydyrocarbon remediation field working with Major Oil. Taking the skills learned in the private sector Ms. Kenny-Corron then turned to the not-for-profit sector working for several high profile 501(c)3 organizations managing grant applications, budget development and management as well as funding reports with program assessment and evaluative data. Funding applications and contracts ranged from a $2.5 million federal food entitlement grant to a $400,000 legal defense grant from a leading children’s rights foundation. Additionally she developed a boutique consulting company in the small business and not-for-profit arena as a financial consultant (budget development and analysis) grant, contract, and program development administrator.
Feeling there were greater contributions to be made, Ms. Kenny-Corron returned to her alma mater, Stony Brook University, to pursue a graduate degree with an eye toward teaching. Upon completion of her Masters of Social Work – with a concentration in Planning, Administration and Research she matriculated into Doctoral Studies in Social Work and Sociology. She was appointed Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Data Specialist/Research Analyst at Stony Brook University where she was responsible for the analysis of a variety of SBU demographic data for inclusion in the Federally required Affirmative Action Programs. In 2006 Mary took a leave of absence from her doctoral program to travel to China to adopt her first child. Subsequently she traveled twice more and adopted two more children! Since 2009 as Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration, and changed programs to complete the Masters of Science in Human Resource Management. In short – Ms. Kenny-Corron is a consummate professional with superior financial, writing, data analysis and grant application skills as well as significant experience in project management, program analysis and a nearly seventeen year history with Stony Brook University. When not at Stony Brook she enjoys traveling with her husband and children, attending cultural events and participating in local community organized projects.