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Honors and Awards Ceremony: Celebrating Student Success

Friday, April 23, 2010
3 pm, Seymour College Union, Ball

Reception immediately following in Seymour Union Fireside Lounge

The College at Brockport community comes together annually to celebrate student success at the College’s Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony. The long-standing tradition recognizes academic excellence, honoring students for outstanding achievement.

Since 1982, The Honors and Awards Ceremony has recognized thousands of extraordinary students in all academic areas of the College. The President’s Citation recipient, students receiving the top awards from each of the five Schools, as well as collegewide, departmental or program scholars are individually honored at this special event. A response from The College at Brockport faculty will be given by Dr. Margaret Logan, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry. Join us in celebrating our students' success!

Faculty and staff are encouraged to process in academic regalia. Those wishing to process in academic regalia should assemble at 2:30 pm in Room 119, located on the first floor of the Union. If you would like to attend the ceremony, but are unable to process, you are welcome to utilize general seating in Seymour Union, Ballroom.

Everyone is invited to attend a reception for the students, guests, faculty and staff immediately following the ceremony in the Main Lounge. Please come and support our talented students!

For more information or to sign up to process in the ceremony, please contact Adam Standish, coordinator of scholarships, at (585) 395-5414 or e-mail astandis@brockport.edu.

Outstanding Achievement Awards

The President's Citation is The College at Brockport's highest award for a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding scholastic merit (a GPA of at least 3.75), a strong record of cocurricular activities, significant contributions to the College and community, and evidence of professional promise.

Patrick Donohue

The Marion Schrank Student Leadership Award is conferred upon an undergraduate student who has demonstrated extraordinary leadership through his/her dedicated commitment to the aims of the College and the organization with which he/she is affiliated. The award is based on scholastic performance, distinguished leadership, and service which has had a significant impact on the College and the community. It honors the service of Marion Schrank, 1969 alumna and vice president for student affairs emeritus, whose 30 year career at Brockport was focused on serving students.

Damian Flint

The School of The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Undergraduate Award is presented to a senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, exhibited a strong master of understanding/ performance element in their discipline and contributed significantly to their department or program.

Peter Manktelow

The School of The Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Award is presented to a graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has made a significant contribution to their chosen field through the academic discipline or applied profession.

Michael Fickess

The School of Education and Human Services Undergraduate Award recognizes a senior or December graduate who is a matriculated student in a professional, degree granting/certification program, who has earned a minimum grade point average of 3.5, has earned a minimum of 42 credits at Brockport and has made significant contributions to service and activities and/or collegewide activities.

Pamela Smith

The School of Education and Human Services Graduate Award is presented to an outstanding graduate student who is matriculated in a program leading to a master's degree or certificate of advanced study. The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 and have made significant contributions to the profession and/or to the community in the field of graduate discipline (e.g. scholarly publication, leadership in the field, or outstanding clinical performance.)

Jenna Winicki

The School of Health and Human Performance Undergraduate Award is presented to a senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, exhibited a strong applied/performance element in their accomplishments, and contributed significantly to their department or program.

Alicia Rokenbrod

The School of Health and Human Performance Graduate Award is presented to a graduate student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and has made a significant contribution to their chosen field through the academic discipline or applied profession.

Michelle Russell

The School of Science and Mathematics Undergraduate Award recognizes a senior or December graduate who has resided at the College for at least three semesters, has completed a School of Science and Mathematics major or will have done so by graduation, has earned a grade point average of at least 3.75, and has made a significant contribution to either the College or the department.

Natalie Pilakouta

The School of Science and Mathematics Graduate Award is presented to an outstanding graduate student who has or is completing a program of study within the School of Science and Mathematics in the academic year of nomination. The nominee must have a minimum GPA of 3.85 and significant scholarly activity in his/her field of study.

Jennifer Michels

The Vice Provost's Office Undergraduate Award recognizes the accomplishments of an exemplary undergraduate student in the Department of Business Administration and Economics. To qualify, a student must be a graduating senior, and have a GPA of at least 3.75. The recipient also must display a strong willingness to improve their community by participating in worthwhile campus and local organizations. Through their accomplishments at the College, the individual will show great promise in the business professions. Moreover, their involvement in campus activities will predict they will actively represent the ideals of the College and department upon graduation.

Matthew Mangona

The Vice Provost's Office Graduate Award recognizes the accomplishments of an exemplary student in the graduate Accounting Programs. To qualify, a student must be completing their Master of Science in Accounting or Forensic Accounting in the year they receive the award. Besides proving themselves as an outstanding student, the individual will have displayed the technical and ethical standards of the field, and will demonstrate future dedication to the accounting profession.

Patricia Lail

The Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence recognizes model students who have integrated academic excellence with other aspects of their lives, and who may have already received recognition from campus, local, state, national, or international organizations. It is the highest honor bestowed upon a student by SUNY.

Patrick Donohue
Thomas Happell
Natalie Pilakouta
Tsvetomira Radeva
Alicia Rokenbrod

The Delta College Commendation Award recognizes academic excellence, leadership through civic engagement, and seriousness of purpose towards career preparation.

Paul Giglio

The Delta College Program Scholar Award recognizes a graduating Delta College student who has earned the highest GPA throughout their participation in the program.

Abigail Nesbitt

The Executive Directors Award is presented by the Rochester Educational Opportunity Center to a highly motivated student who has exhibited outstanding academic and vocational performance and who is seeking to continue his/her career.

Gina Oh

The Honors Program Outstanding Senior Award is presented to a student graduating in either the College Honors Program or the upper-division Honors Program at the College. The award recognizes outstanding academic achievement combined with a significant record of College and/or community leadership.

Claire Gravelin
Courtney VanDeWeert

The Honors Program Scholar recognizes a graduating Honors Program student who has earned the highest GPA in the program.

Amanda Dix
Thomas Happell
Natalie Pilakouta

The Outstanding Adult Student Awards are presented to three adult students who have been especially successful at combining college studies with their other responsibilities. The awardees also represent the College at a dinner and ceremony sponsored by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Committee.

Grace Chitani Dengler
Renee Garnier
Cynthia Kesselring

Events

Sat, Apr 26

APA & Library Services
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Research & Database Searching
noon - 1 pm