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President Merodie Hancock and Faculty Mentor Greg Edwards presented Patricia Isaac with the 2016 Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Mentoring at the All College Conference. Edwards is the 2015 award recipient.

SUNY Empire State College Excellence in Mentoring Award Goes to Patricia Isaac

Posted April 11, 2016

Patricia Isaac, an associate professor with SUNY Empire State College’s School for Graduate Studies' MAT program, was awarded the Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Mentoring at the All College Conference held in Saratoga Springs in March. ... MORE

Dee Britton receives Susan H. Turben Mentoring Award at All College

Excellence in Professional Service Award Goes to Laurie Seamans

Posted April 14, 2016

Laurie Seamans, assessment specialist for the Central New York region, has received the Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Professional Service. She received her award during the All College Conference at the end of March in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ... MORE

President Merodie Hancock, at far left, and Professor Rhianna Rogers, last year’s award recipient at far right, join the recipients of the James William and Mary Elizabeth Hall Award for Innovation, Carl Burkhart, Brett Sherman, at center, and Stephen Simon, at the 2016 All College Conference.

Three Receive Hall Award for Innovation

Posted April 11, 2016

Three staff members, who created an automated early-alert system to identify at-risk students at the beginning of the term and provide follow-up intervention, are the recipients of SUNY Empire State College’s Hall Award for Innovation. They are Carl Burkart, director of student and academic services, Metropolitan region, Brett Sherman, director of academic support, Metropolitan region, and Stephen Simon, assistant director for new applications and hosted systems, Information Technology Services. ... MORE

Dee Britton Turben Chair in Mentoring

SUNY Empire State College's Susan H. Turben Chair in Mentoring Goes to Dee Britton

Posted March 30, 2016

Dee Britton, academic area coordinator in Social Science with SUNY Empire State College’s Center for Distance Learning and Central New York region, is the 2016 recipient of the Susan H. Turben Chair in Mentoring. Britton was recognized for the award during an All College Conference in March. ... MORE

President Merodie Hancock and Alec Meiklejohn presented Joan Johnsen with the 2016 Empire State College Foundation for Excellence Award in Professional Service at the All College Conference. Meiklejohn the 2015 award recipient.

Joan Johnsen Receives Excellence in Professional Service Award

Posted April 2, 2016

Joan Johnsen, director of academic review for the Northeast region of SUNY Empire State College,has received the Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Professional Service. ... MORE

Provost Ntoko, Jaime Lopez, Eric Schultz, Kim Russell and President Hancock at a lunch honoring the 2016 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence recipients.

Five Selected to Receive The Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Posted April 5, 2016

Provost Ntoko, Jaime Lopez, Eric Schultz, Kim Russell and President Hancock at a lunch honoring the 2016 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence recipients. Recipients Layla Abdullah-Poulos and Omar Richards, not seen, also were recognized by Chancellor Nancy Zimpher at the SUNY event in Albany. ... MORE

Jeannine McCanney Excellence Support Services Award

Posted April 2, 2016

Jeannine McCanney, a secretary at the SUNY Empire State College’s Ft. Drum, location is the 2016 recipient of the Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Support Service ... MORE

Professor Roxana Toma, left, and President Merodie Hancock present Professor Julie Shaw with the 2016 Susan H. Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship. Toma is the 2015 award recipient.

Julia Penn Shaw Receives the Susan H. Turben Award in Excellence in Scholarship

Posted April 2, 2016

Julia (Julie) Penn Shaw is the 2016 recipient of the Susan H. Turben Award for Excellence in Scholarship. She is an associate professor and the academic coordinator for Human Development at SUNY Empire State College’s Center for Distance Learning ... MORE

Bidhan Chandra Recognized with Altes Prize for Exemplary Community Service

Posted March 28, 2016

Bidhan Chandra, a long-time Business, Management and Economics mentor at SUNY Empire State College’s Center for Distance Learning, is the recipient of this year’s Wally and Jane Altes Prize for Community Service. Chandra’s specialty is international business and much of his work focuses on intercultural communication and competence in a global economic environment. ... MORE

President Merodie Hancock and Mentor Heidi Nightengale present Mentor Mindy Kronenberg, center, with the 2016 Empire State College Foundation Award for Excellence in Part-time Mentoring. Nightengale is the 2015 award recipient.

Mentor Mindy Kronenberg Recipient of Award for Excellence

Posted March 28, 2016

Mindy Kronenberg, a part-time professor in Cultural Studies with SUNY Empire State College’s Long Island region, has received the Empire State College Foundation Award in Part-time Mentoring. ... MORE

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