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July 19, 2021

131. Isidro Fortuna | Director of Life Skills at Stony Brook University

131. Isidro Fortuna | Director of Life Skills at Stony Brook University

Isidro “Izzy” Fortuna is the director of life skills for Stony Brook Athletics.

The Life Skills Department’s mission includes providing career and professional development to student-athletes, fostering connections with alumni, and strengthening networking partnerships with the Black & Latino Alumni Association.

A former Stony Brook baseball student-athlete, Fortuna works to connect current student-athletes with local Long Island youth communities in Suffolk and Nassau counties as well as in New York City through the Department of Education.

He also oversees the transition of incoming student-athletes, both freshmen and transfers.

Fortuna is an advisor for the Black Student-Athlete Huddle, PACK Mentors Program, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Fortuna previously had worked as a college success coordinator with DREAM/Harlem RBI and with the Henry Street Settlement.

After earning his bachelor’s degree from Stony Brook, Fortuna went on to earn a master of social work degree from Hunter College.

Connect with Izzy at isidro.fortuna@stonybrook.edu and on Instagram @stonybrooklifeskills

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