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): Justin Rahn (2020)
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected): Erica Brindisi, Chair (2022)
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected):Renee Sbiroli (2022)
  • Faculty At-Large (Elected): Lindsay Williams (2021)

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
  • Mark Montgomery, Chair, Dean (any level), Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Musco Millner, Adjunct, Most recent recipient, 2020 (one-year term)
  • Christi Harrington, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2020
  • Frank Noti, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Ivy Haycox, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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
  • Ryan Barsuch, Full-time Classified Staff, Most recent recipient, 2020 (one-year term)
  • Salina Doherty, Full-time Classified Staff, Elected, 2022
  • Lisa Flo, Full-time At-Large, Elected, 2020
  • Ei Ei, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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: Chair, Full-time Faculty, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Aaron Fried: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2020 (one-year term)
  • Rialda Shulman, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Alex Piejko, Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2020
  • Sean Arnold, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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
  • Louise Charbonneau: Chair, Full-time Library Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2020 (one-year term)
  • Geri Sultenfuss: Full Time Library Staff, Elected, 2022
  • Kristen Raab: Full Time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Joe Tesla, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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: At Large, Joint Appointment, 2021
  • Melissa Golbach (serving as Co-Chair for 2019): Non-Faculty Academic Affairs, Elected, 2022
  • Rosemarie Pastorella (serving as Co-Chair for 2019): Student Services, Elected, 2021
  • Tania Bader: Administrative Services, Elected, 2022
  • Karl Fake: Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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
  • Jim Myers: Full-time Professional, Most recent recipient, 2020 (one-year term)
  • Sharon Zohne: Full-time Professional, Elected, 2020
  • Barbara Seaton: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Willie Murrary, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2020 (one-year term)
  • Louis Charbonneau (Chair): Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2020
  • Rialda Shulman: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • Sabah Haji: Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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
  • Christine Miller: Full-time Faculty, Most recent recipient, 2020 (one-year term)
  • Fumin Pan: Full-time Faculty Full Professor, Elected, 2020
  • Alison Doughtie: Full-time Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2022
  • John Slawson, Student Representative, Student Government Appointment, 2020 (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.