Purpose

The purpose of the SUNY Chancellor's Award  for Student Excellence Committee is to ensure that the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation processes involved with the award are carried out annually in a timely and effective manner in complete compliance with all SUNY mandated stipulations.  Allowable number of nominations set by SUNY and can be found at this link.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

Standing

Membership (length of term for members if applicable)

  • President's Designee/Executive Director of Organizational Development (Ex Officio): David Katz (Standing)
  • Student Activities Representative (VPSA Appointment): Sandy Cummings
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected): Erica Brindisi, Chair 
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected):Rosemary Fuoco
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected): Lindsay Williams

Does

  • Research
  • Synthesize/Identify
  • Develop
  • Communicate

Does Not

  • Make decisions
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be creative and think big.
  • Think about what’s best for the students.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

SUNY Nomination Information

Purpose

The purpose of the Adjunct Excellence in Teaching Committee is to ensure that the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation processes involved the award are carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

  • David Katz, President’s Designee, Ex Officio, Standing
  • Julie Dewan, Chair, Dean (any level), Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Megan Boulerice, Adjunct, Most recent recipient, 2019 (one-year term)
  • Christi Herrington, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2020
  • Frank Noti, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2019
  • Taryn Rackmyer, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2019 (one-year term)

Does

  • Research
  • Synthesize/Identify
  • Develop
  • Communicate

Does Not

  • Make decisions
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be creative and think big.
  • Think about what’s best for students.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Purpose

The purpose of MVCC Excellence in Classified Service Committee is to insure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation processes involved with each local award are carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational Meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

  • David Katz, President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Donna Felitto, Chair, Full-time Classified Staff, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Dan Yoxall, Full-time Classified Staff, Most recent recipient, 2019 (one-year term)
  • Nancy Will, Full-time Classified Staff, Elected, 2019
  • Lisa Flo, Full-time Classified Staff, Elected, 2020
  • James Marino, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2019 (one-year term)

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to ensure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation
  • Prepares and submits recommendation document
  • Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Executive Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient
  • Communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative
  • Discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process.
  • Think about what’s best for the institution.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Purpose

The purpose of the Faculty Service Award Selection Committee is to ensure that the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation processes involved with each local award are carried out annually in a timely and effective manner. Maximum of one award per year.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational Meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

  • David Katz: President’s Designee, Ex Officio, Standing
  • Andrew Glidden: Chair, Full-time Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Carolyn West Pace: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2019 (one-year term)
  • Robert Huyck, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2019
  • Alex Piejko, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2020
  • TBD, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2019 (one-year term)

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to ensure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation
  • Prepares and submits recommendation document
  • Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Executive Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient
  • Communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative
  • Discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process.
  • Think about what’s best for the institution.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Purpose

The purpose of the Excellence in Librarianship Committee is to ensure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation processes involved with each local award are carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational Meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

TBD

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to insure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation
  • Prepares and submits recommendation document
  • Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Executive Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient
  • Communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative
  • Discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process.
  • Think about what’s best for the institution.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Purpose

The purpose of the Excellence in Part-Time Service Committee is to ensure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation process is carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational Meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

  • David Katz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Stephanie Lai (Chair): At Large, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Melissa Golbach: Non-Faculty Academic Affairs, Elected, 2022
  • Rosemarie Pastorella: Student Services, Elected, 2021
  • Kathy Kresa: Administrative Services, Elected, 2020
  • TBD: Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2019 (one-year term)

Does

  • Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to insure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation
  • Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Executive Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient
  • Communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative
  • Discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.

Purpose

The purpose of the MVCC Excellence in Professional Service Committee is to ensure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation process involved is carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational Meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

  • David Katz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Steve Frisbee, Chair: Full Time Professional, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Jennifer Fanelli: Full-time Professional, Most recent recipient, 2019 (one-year term)
  • Sharon Zohne: Full-time Professional, Elected, 2020
  • Thomas Schink: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2019
  • Kazzie Evans, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2019 (one-year term)

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to insure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection
  • Prepares and submits recommendation document
  • Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Executive Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient
  • Communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative
  • Discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process.
  • Think about what’s best for the institution.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Purpose

The purpose of the Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities Committee is to ensure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation process involved with this local award is carried out annually in a timely and effective manner.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational Meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

  • David Katz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Michelle Parker: Full-time Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Tom Townsley: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2019 (one-year term)
  • Louis Charbonneau (Chair): Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2020
  • James Fiore: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2019
  • Daniel Michaels: Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2019 (one-year term)

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to insure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation
  • Prepares and submits recommendation document
  • Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Executive Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient
  • Communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative
  • Discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee.

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process.
  • Think about what’s best for the institution.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.

Purpose

The purpose of the Excellence in Teaching Committee is to ensure the nomination, selection, recommendation, and documentation process involved is carried out annually in a timely and effective manner. Maximum of two awards per year.

Charter Sponsor

President's Cabinet

Charter Contact

Executive Director of Organizational Development

Timeline

November: Organizational Meeting
February: Progress Calendar Announcement
Early March: Nomination Deadline
Mid-April: Selection Deadline
Mid-May: Announce Recipients at Summer Institute

Membership

  • David Katz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Kristen Raab (Chair): Full-time Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Rich Kelly: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2019 (one-year term)
  • Fumin Pan: Full-time Faculty Full Professor, Elected, 2020
  • Nelissa Nowicki: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2019
  • Willie Murray, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2019 (one-year term)

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Conducts Selection/Review Process Reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to insure adequate information/data available to make an informed selection; makes annual award recommendation
  • Prepares and submits recommendation document
  • Compiles, organizes, and writes final recommendation document; submits same to Executive Director of Organizational Development and College President

Does Not

  • Make final decision regarding annual award recipient
  • Communicate committee’s decision with anyone other than President or an appointed representative
  • Discuss any part of the process or recommendation outside of the committee

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission front and center.
  • Be open minded and fair to all involved in the process.
  • Think about what’s best for the institution.
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue.