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Distinguished Service Award

Distinguished Service Awards

Each year the Awards Committee solicits nominees and selects a recipient for the Faculty Council of Community Colleges Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes the contributions of individuals who support the mission of community colleges.

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Distinguished Service Award Winners

2017 Distinguished Service Award - Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor - State University of New York With Nina Tamrowski, President - FCCC
2017 Distinguished Service Award

Nancy L. Zimpher

Chancellor, SUNY

with Nina Tamrowski, FCCC President

Past Recipients

2016 Henrik Dullea Trustee - SUNY Board of Trustees
2015 H. Carl McCall Chairman - SUNY Board of Trustees
2014 Johanna Duncan-Poitier Senior Vice-Chancellor for Community Colleges and the Education Pipeline
2013 Dustin Swanger, Ed.D. President - Fulton-Montgomery Community College
2012 Stacey Hengsterman Assistant Vice Chancellor for Government Relations
2011 Kenneth P. LaValle New York State Senator, District 1 and Chair, Higher Education Committee
2010 Robert Jubenville Dean of Health and Life Sciences - Mohawk Valley Community College (Former FCCC Delegate)
2009 Dr. Shirley Pippens Former President - Suffolk County Community College
2008 Edward Cox, Esq. Trustee - SUNY Board of Trustees
2007 Stuart Steiner President - Genesee Community College
2006 George Anker SUNY System Administration
2005 Thomas Cooper FCCC Delegate - Monroe Community College
2004 Carol Eaton President - Clinton Community College
2003 Joe Flynn & Karen Markoe Past-Presidents - SUNY University Faculty Senate (UFS)
2002 Patricia Stevens Trustee - SUNY Board of Trustees
2001 David Mathis Trustee - New York Community College Trustees (NYCCT)
2000 Robert Brown Vice Chancellor for Community Colleges
1999 Arnold B. Gardner Trustee - SUNY Board of Trustees
1998 D. Bruce Johnstone Chancellor - SUNY
1997 Glenn DuBois Director - Commuity College Office
1996 Rosalyn Udow College Trustee - Nassau Community College
1995 William L. Vincent President - Faculty Council of Community Colleges
1994 Sean Fanelli President - Nassau Community College
1993 Gene M. Winter SUNY Central Administration
1992 Joseph N. Hankin President - Westchester Community College
1991 Phyllis Bader-Borel SUNY Central Administration
1990 Darwin R. Wales College Trustee - Broome Community College
1989 Cornelius V. Robbins Associate Chancellor for Community Colleges
1988 Jerome Komisar Acting Chancellor - SUNY
Faculty Council of Community Colleges