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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

Standing

Membership (length of term for members if applicable)

  • President's Designee/Executive Director of Organizational Wellness & Culture (Ex Officio): Jill Heintz (Standing)
  • Student Activities Representative (VPSA Appointment): De'Anna Hopkinson (2022)
  • Member of Advising (VPSA Appointment): Nicole Benton (2023)
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected): Erica Brindisi, Chair (2022)
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected):Renee Sbiroli (2022)
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected): Luke Hobaica (2023)

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 Excellence in Adjunct 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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz, President’s Designee, Ex Officio, Standing
  • Christine Van Namee, Dean (any level), Joint Appointment, 2023
  • Mark Russell, Adjunct, Most recent recipient, 2021 (one-year term)
  • Aaron Lewis, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2023
  • Frank Noti, Chair, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Abagail Weiss, Student Representative, Student Congress Appointment, 2021 (one-year term)

Does 

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates Announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations 
  • Conducts Selections/Review Process; reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to ensure adequate information/data availablable 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 Culture & Welleness 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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • 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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz, President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Donna Felitto, Chair, Full-time Classified Staff, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Diana Stefanovich, Full-time Classified Staff, Most recent recipient, 2021 (one-year term)
  • John Wosnjuk, Full-time Classified Staff, Elected, 2023
  • Tina Trybalski, Full-time At-Large, Elected, 2023
  • Keegan Birt, Student Representative, Student Congress Appointment, 2021 (one-year term)

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates Announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Conducts Selections/Review Process; reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to ensure adequate information/data availablable 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 Culture & Welleness 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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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 Faculty Service Award 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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz: President’s Designee, Ex Officio, Standing
  • Andrew Glidden, Full-time Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Melissa Barlett: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2021 (one-year term)
  • Rialda Shulman: Chair, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Aaron Lewis, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2023
  • Hadeel Obaid, Student Representative, Student Congress Appointment, 2021 (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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz: President’s Designee, Ex Officio, Standing
  • Aiko Kane, Full-time Library Staff or Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2022
  • Louise Charbonneau: Chair, Most recent recipient, 2021 (one-year term)
  • Geri Sultenfuss: Full Time Library Staff, Elected, 2022
  • Kristen Raab: Full Time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Jarod Pilgreen, Student Representative, Student Congress Appointment, 2021 (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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz: 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
  • Tania Bader: Administrative Services, Elected, 2022
  • Ivy Haycox: Student Representative, Student Congress Appointment, 2021 (one-year term)

Does

  • Conducts nomination process
  • Coordinates Announcement of award categories; sets nomination deadlines; collects nominations
  • Conducts Selections/Review Process; reviews submissions for all candidates; communicates with nominators to ensure adequate information/data availablable 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 Culture & Welleness 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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Steve Frisbee, Chair: Full Time Professional, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Kendrick Morrison: Full-time Professional, Most recent recipient, 2021 (one-year term)
  • Grace Costello: Full-time Professional, Elected, 2023
  • Barbara Seaton: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Ciara Schaffner, Student Representative, Student Congress  Appointment, 2021 (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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Michelle Parker: Full-time Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Josh Piejko (Chair): Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2023
  • Vacant, Full Time Faculty Most recent recipient, 2021 (one-year term)
  • Rialda Shulman: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Fletcher Heath, Student Representative, Student Congress Appointment, 2021 (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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

  • Jill Heintz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
  • Kristen Raab (Chair): Full-time Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Tom Mihevc: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2021 (one-year term)
  • Brian Judycki: Full-time Faculty Full Professor, Elected, 2023
  • Alison Doughtie: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Jonas America, Student Representative, Student Congress Appointment, 2021 (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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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 Non-Credit Teaching 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 Culture & Wellness

Timeline

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

Membership

Jill Heintz: President’s Designee, Ex-Officio, Standing
Carolyn DeJohn (Chair)
Anne Nolan
Tim Burke
Kristen Skobla

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 the process or recommendation outside of the committee
  • Discuss personnel issues
  • Discuss contractual issues

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.