In June of 2009, Brian received the Teacher of the Year Award from Senator Andrew Lanza. In September of 2010, Brian received the Digital Education Achievement Award from the Center for Digital Education.
In September and October of 2010, Brian was featured in the NY Times, Wired Magazine, and the Staten Island Advance for work that he has been doing with youth on Staten Island.
United Activities Unlimited, Inc, is a Staten Island community -based agency that provides educational. recreation, counseling, and workforce development to young adults on Staten Island. United Activities Unlimited, Inc was incorporated in 1977 as the result of a community initiative by concerned citizens who responded to the challenge of providing positive alternatives to young people in the wake of the financial crisis of New York City that forced the closing of many Board of Education afternoon and evening centers.