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. This year we will individually honor the President's Citation, each School's Outstanding Achievement Award winner (both undergraduate and graduate), Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, Outstanding Adult Student Awards, Delta College Commendation Award, Delta College Program Scholar Award, Executive Director’s Award, Honors College Outstanding Senior Award, Honors College Scholar Awards, Outstanding CSTEP Scholar Award, Outstanding McNair Scholar Award and the top scholar in each department. The response from The College at Brockport faculty will be given by Dr. Joseph Makarewicz, Distinguished Service Professor of the School of Science and Mathematics. Faculty, staff, students, friends and family are encouraged to join us as we celebrate our students' success!
All attendees and participants are invited to attend a reception immediately following the ceremony in the Seymour College Union Main Lounge. Please come and support our talented students!
For more information, please contact the Office of Conferences and Events at (585) 395-2275 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 his/her discipline and contributed significantly to his/her department or program.
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 his/her chosen field through the academic discipline or applied profession.
The School of Business Administration and Economics 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 his/her community by participating in worthwhile campus and local organizations. Through his/her accomplishments at the College, the individual will show great promise in the business professions. Moreover, his/her involvement in campus activities will predict that he/she will actively represent the ideals of the College and department upon graduation.
The School of Business Administration and Economics Graduate Award recognizes the accomplishments of an exemplary student in the graduate accounting programs. To qualify, a student must be completing his/her Master of Science in Accounting or Forensic Accounting in the year he/she receives the award. Besides proving to be 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.
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 GPA 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.
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 GPA 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).
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 his/her accomplishments, and contributed significantly to his/her department or program.
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 his/her chosen field through the academic discipline or applied profession.
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 GPA of at least 3.75 and has made a significant contribution to either the College or the department.
The School of Science and Mathematics Graduate Award is presented to an outstanding graduate student who has completed 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.
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.
The Delta College Commendation Award recognizes academic excellence, leadership through civic engagement, and seriousness of purpose toward career preparation.
The Delta College Program Scholar Award recognizes a graduating Delta College student who has earned the highest GPA throughout his/her participation in
The Executive Director’s 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.
The Honors College Outstanding Senior Award is presented to a graduating Honors senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement combined with a significant record of College and/or community leadership.
The Honors College Scholar Award recognizes graduating Honors seniors who have displayed extraordinary academic achievement. One Honors Scholar is selected from each of the five schools.
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.
The Outstanding CSTEP Scholar Award recognizes a student in the CSTEP Program who has a 3.5 GPA and shows the most promise of continuing his/her education in graduate or professional school. The student selected must have received offers of funding such as assistantships, fellowships or grants from the graduate or professional schools to which he/she has applied.
The Outstanding McNair Scholar Award recognizes a student in the McNair Program who has a 3.5 GPA and shows the most promise of continuing his/her education in graduate or professional school. The student selected must have received offers of funding such as assistantships, fellowships or grants from the graduate or professional schools to which he/she has applied.