2011 Annual Report
Overview of 2011 for Schenectady County Community College.
20 11 SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE Schenectady County Community College Board of Trustees Denise Murphy McGraw Chairwoman Ann Fleming Brown Vice Chairwoman Michael W. Karl Treasurer Renee Bradley Secretary Raymond R. Gillen Gary E. Hughes Christine Mallozzi Tina Chericoni Versaci Erin Pelkey Student Trustee Operating Under the Auspices of the State University of New York Nancy L. Zimpher, Chancellor Supported by the State of New York Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor Hugh T. Farley, Senator, 44th Senate District James Tedisco, Assemblyman, 103rd Assembly District George Amedore Jr., Assemblyman, 105th Assembly District Sponsored by the County of Schenectady Schenectady County Legislature Judith Dagostino, Chair Gary E. Hughes, Majority Leader Robert T. Farley, Minority Leader James Buhrmaster Philip Fields Martin Finn Cathy Gatta Dr. Brian Gordon Anthony Jasenski Sr. Karen B. Johnson Jeffrey M. McDonald Michael Petta Angelo Santabarbara Holly Vellano College Administration Quintin B. Bullock, President William F. Anderson, Vice President of Administration Martha J. Asselin, Vice President of Student Affairs Penny A. Haynes, Vice President of Academic Affairs Susan Beaudoin, Assistant Vice President of Administration Jennifer Ciulla Van Ort, Coordinator of Development Leonard Gaines, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness Matthew Grattan, Executive Director of Workforce Development Laurie Hempstead, Registrar Darren Johnson, Assistant Dean of Planning, Accountability and Advancement Lynne O. King, Director of Library Services Nicolas G. Ltaif, Director of Academic Computing Brian F. McGarvey, Director of Financial Aid Dan Nicolaescu, Chief Information Officer Paula Ohlhous, Assistant to the President/Board of Trustees Arthur Paolelli, Manager of Administrative Computing Carmel Patrick, Executive Director of Development Angela M. Prestigiacomo, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs David G. Sampson, Director of Admissions Alan Yauney, Director of Campus Maintenance To Alumni and Friends of Schenectady County Community College: It is an exciting time to get involved with Schenectady County Community College, and it has been my great pleasure to continue serving a growing, diverse and dedicated student body with such a caring and capable faculty and staff. We continue to make great strides to achieve our mission of excellence and accessibility, and the results have been extraordinary. Increasingly, SCCC is becoming a first-choice college for those who have just graduated from high school, as well as older students returning to college to develop their skills, expand their knowledge and increase their marketability to employers and four-year transfer schools. Great things are happening at Schenectady County Community College. We are excited to announce: � Ourenrollmentmanagementplansuccessfullytargetedareasofgrowth�ourstudent body has continued to grow from semester to semester. Compared to 10 years ago, we have approximately 2,000 more students. Increasingly, students and parents are realizing the value and exceptional academic opportunity offered at SCCC. � WehavebrokengroundonanewSchoolofMusicthatwillfinallygiveourmusicstudents professional, state-of-the-art space worthy of the prestige of the program. � Aswell,CollegeSuitesatWashingtonSquareisbuildingSCCC'sfirstresidentialcomponent withahigh-qualityprojectthat'ssuretonotonlyhelpustodeliverafullercollegeexperience and expand our recruiting map, but also further integrate us into the Schenectady community. Both new building projects are scheduled for ribbon cuttings in Fall 2012. � OurnewlocationatCenterCity,acrossfromProctors,hasbeenasuccessfromitsopening thispastSeptember.Our61creditcoursestherehaveshownrobustenrollment.Aswell,our non-credit offerings through Workforce Development have found a home there, including health related courses developed through the five-year, $11.2 million grant we received in the Fall 2010 semester as part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Affordable Care Act. This award, the largest in College history, allows us to provide job training in health care to Temporary Assistance to Needy Families recipients and lowincome students and to stimulate economic development in the Capital Region. � TheSchenectadyCountyCommunityCollegeFoundationcontinuestodevelopinnovative strategies to increase its base of support. We are building new corporate partnerships, expanding our role in grants development, and introducing more friends to SCCC to gain their support of our excellent programs and services. The resources that the Foundation raises allow us to support students in achieving their academic and career goals and provide professional development opportunities for faculty and staff. Thankyoufortakingthetimetolearnaboutallthat'shappeningatSCCC.Asyoureadthroughthis year'sAnnualReport,youwillseehowbusyandproductivewewereduring2011.Welookforward to your continued support of our events, programs and mission. Quintin B. Bullock President Annual Report 2011 1 Elston Hall Portico Gets Facelift MusicAdditionUnderway InSeptember1969whenSCCC first opened, the front of Elston Hallwasabeautifulrepresentationofgrandarchitecture.Over the years, with thousands of students entering the doors of Elston, the front portico became in need of critical repairs. Crews workedonthecolumns,stepsandroofingsystemfromMay2010 toMay2011,restoringthefrontentrancetoitsoriginalbeauty. Also,theCollege'sMaintenanceDepartmentworkedhardin early Spring 2011 to renovate the sixth floor of Elston Hall for theCertifiedNursingAssistantProgram.ShownaboveareLeon Byrd,Painter,andTonyBojarczuk,SeniorGeneralMechanic. AsmusicstudentsplayedMozartonpianosinpracticerooms and learned new compositions for upcoming recitals in classrooms in the Begley Building, crews broke ground outside in September2011onanew$3.9million,12,600-square-foot, two-story addition to the building. The first floor will house teaching studios, an industry-standard live recording studio, two specialized music classrooms, faculty offices and a student lounge. The second floor will include a recording studio with a control room, recital space, teaching studios and faculty offices. Eight additional practice rooms and a beautiful facade of large windows complete the new building. The thought of having more practice rooms is something that bringsasmiletothefaceofPerformingArts:Musicmajor GabrielGordon."Rightnowit'shardtofindapracticeroom," said Gabriel, who studies percussion. "So this addition will really be good for students who need to practice because there will be morerooms." The new recording studio will allow the College to revamp the Music/BusinessA.A.S.programtoincludearecordingandmusic technology focus. Students will gain hands-on experience in a true recording environment with a post-production studio. In additiontoMusic/Business,SCCCoffersthePerformingArtsThe United Group of Companies joined with officials from Schenectady County, the Schenectady County IDA, the City of Schenectady and SCCC on Nov. 2, 2011, to break ground on the CollegeSuitesatWashingtonSquare,anew264bedstudent housing complex. The suites will be available in Fall 2012. The new$11million,112,000-square-footbuildingislocateddirectly across from SCCC on Washington Avenue. The College has conducted market studies that show a strong demand for student housing. 2 SCCC Crews Break Ground on Student Housing MusicA.S.degreeandaMusiccertificateprogram. "The SCCC music faculty are thrilled with the wonderful expansion to our facilities. The new building addition will permit us to broaden our curriculum offerings, provide much-needed teaching and practice spaces, and be a beautiful aesthetic facility forourprogram,"saidDr.WilliamMeckley,ProfessorandChair oftheMusicDepartment. TheprojectisequallyfundedbyboththeDormitoryAuthorityof the State of New York (DASNY) and Schenectady County. ChemicalDependencyCounselingCertificateProgramFinalized TheDivisionofLiberalArtsfinalizedcoursesandclassschedulesforthenewChemical Dependency Counseling Certificate program that will start in January 2012. Courses will be offered in a weekend format to include Saturdays and online classes. The certificate program is a direct response to the working professional needs in fields such as nursing, counseling, criminal justice, secondary and post-secondary education and substance abuse. It is a professional certificate designed to enhance development in specializedaddictioncounselingandsatisfiesalloftheNewYorkStateOfficeofAlcohol andSubstanceAbuseServices(OASAS)academicrequirementsneededtoapplyforthe Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). Graduates of the program will be well prepared to respond to the over 20 percent increase in job vacancies during the next five years for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors in the Capital District and New York State, as predicted by the New YorkStateDepartmentofLabor. "SCCC is pleased to be able to respond to regional workforce needs and assist those who have chosen a career in substance abuse counseling to increase their employment options and to better serve their clients by attaining this important academic credential,"saidDr.PennyHaynes,VicePresidentofAcademicAffairs. NewNutritionProgram AccordingtotheBureauofLaborStatistics, employment of dietitians and nutritionists is expected to increase 9 percent between 2008 and 2018. Employment trend sources expecta5.4percentincreaseintheneed for nutritionists in New York state between 2010and2016.Recognizingthisneed, SCCC began offering a Nutrition A.S. degree program in Spring 2011. Enrollment in the program tripled from Spring 2011 to Fall 2011. The new program is designed for students whowishtotransferintoanutritionand/ or dietetics program at a four-year college or university. The program was developed in consultation with the American Dietetics Association (ADA) and Russell Sage College. The two colleges have a transfer agreement for female graduates ofSCCCtotransferintoRussellSage's Nutrition Science B.S. degree program. College Inks New Transfer Agreements The College signed the following new articulation agreements allowing SCCC grads to transfer credits seamlessly to local four-year colleges. > ComputerScienceA.S.withCollegeofSaintRose'sComputerScienceB.S., Computer Science Track > ComputerScienceA.S.withCollegeofSaintRose'sComputerScienceB.S., Information Technology track > CriminalJusticeA.S.withCollegeofSaintRose'sCriminalJusticeBehavior andLawB.S. > Criminal Justice A.S. with University at Albany Criminal Justice B.S. > CriminalJusticeA.S.withSageCollegeofAlbany'sCrimeandJusticePolicyB.S. > EarlyChildhoodA.A.S.articulatedwithSUNYCobleskill'sChildCareDevelopment Leadership/Administrationtrack > EarlyChildhoodA.A.S.articulatedwithSUNYCobleskill'sChildCareDevelopment Curriculum Track > NutritionA.S.withRochesterInstituteofTechnology'sNutritionManagementB.S. > NutritionA.S.withRussellSageCollege'sNutritionScienceB.S. SUNY Delhi Adds Criminal Justice at SCCC SUNY Delhi began offering a four-year degree program in Criminal Justice at SCCC in Fall 2011. The program provides a seamless transfer for students who have completed an Associate'sdegreeincriminaljusticeor a related field. Graduates will be prepared to enter directly into employment or graduate study in criminal justice, public safety, criminal investigation, private security or political science. CriminalJusticejoinsDelhi'sother baccalaureate programs offerings at SCCC:HotelandResortManagement, TravelandTourismManagementand Business and Information Technology. Annual Report 2011 3 InauguralC.N.A.classoncampusaspartof$11.2MillionHealthCareGrant The first group of students in the Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.) training class arrivedoncampusinMarch2011.The10 students were the first to participate in programsofferedthroughtheCollege's $11.2millionHealthProfessionOpportunity Grants, the largest single grant in SCCC history. "When we were notified that the College earned this substantial grant, we knew thatitwouldenableustotransformlives," saidDr.QuintinBullock,SCCCPresident. "The demand for health care professionals is expected to continue growing. We are pleased to continue to expand our workforce training programs to strengthen thedevelopmentofaskilledworkforce." Students and instructors met daily during the seven-week course in classrooms and labs, while students also completed 30 hours of clinical work at a health care facility. The course is designed to train TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) recipients and low-income individuals as C.N.A.s. Eightofthe10studentsinthefirstclassgraduatedfromtheprograminMay2011and passed the statewide C.N.A. exam. The College offered the same program in Albany inspaceleasedfromtheDepartmentofLabor,with16studentsparticipatinginand graduating after the first session in June 2011. There have been 105 students enrolled in C.N.A. trainings at three sites (SCCC, Center CityandinAlbany)fromMarch2011throughOctober2011with99studentsgraduating, 87 becoming certified and licensed C.N.A.s by the state of New York and 53 finding employment. In addition, 15 participants are also licensed home health aides as a result oftheCollegenowofferingintegratedHHA/PCA(homehealthaide/personalcare assistant) training with C.N.A. instruction. SCCC was one of just four institutions in New York state and one of 32 in the nation to receivethejobtrainingfundsinOctober2010.SCCCreceivedthelargestgrantawardin New York state and the 11th largest grant in the nation. The grant award is part of a $320 million initiative under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Affordable Care Act (ACA) to strengthen the health care workforce in the United States. The College was awarded $2,257,885 for the first year of the five-year grant project. The programisaimedatserving600participantsannually.Underthefederalprogram,the Collegewillbeallowedtosubmita"non-competingcontinuationgrant"applicationto continue the project funding for five years. Wilma Negron, a graduate of Amsterdam High School, has worked at Ellis Hospital as a Patient Care Technician since January 2009 and has found the field to be rewarding. She decided to take the C.N.A. course to begin pursuing her goal of becoming a Nurse Practitioner. "My mother told me I'd be good at it," Wilma said. "This is a first step for me." Her classmate Crystal Hodge holds an A.A.S. degree in Community/School Health Education from Bronx Community College. The C.N.A. course has made it possible for her to return to health care. "I'm just glad I have the opportunity to get back to my passion," Crystal said. "I'm happy to return to the medical field," she said. Her goal is to become a Nurse Practitioner specializing in midwifery. Top: In October 2010, College officials announced the largest grant in the College's history. Left to right are: Denise Brucker, Acting Dean of Workforce Development; Michael Henderson, Acting Coordinator for Workforce Development; Deb Schimpf, Executive Director of Schenectady Community Action Program; Colleen Gardner, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Labor; James Connelly, CEO of Ellis Hospital; Sarah Lane, SCCC Certified Nursing Assistant program graduate; Kathy Cloutier, Executive Director of the Albany Community Action Program (ACAP); Susan Savage, Chairwoman of the Schenectady County Legislature; Denise Murphy McGraw, Chairwoman of the SCCC Board of Trustees; Dr. Quintin Bullock, President of SCCC; and Michael McPartlon, Vice President of Kingsway Arms. Bottom: The sixth floor of Elston Hall was transformed into a lab replicating rooms in a hospital or health care facility with hospital beds and medical equipment for the first C.N.A. class. Left to right are: Amy Goldfarb, Project Director; Dr. Tiziana Rota, Grant Administrator and Fiscal Manager; Denise Brucker, Acting Dean of Workforce Development; Jessica Agront, Chanelle Boddy, Patti Clark, Crystal Hodge, Wilma Negron and Gina Cataldo, students; Connie Kudlack, Instructor; and William Rowe, Instructor. 4 SCCC TRIOProgramEarnsGrantfor$1.5Million TheSCCCTRIOProgramwasagainawardedasubstantialgrantfortheprogram, which offers tutoring, counseling, workshops and financial aid to first-generation college students.TRIOreceiveda$1.5milliondollargrantforthenextfiveyears,$290,517per year,throughtheTRIOStudentSupportServicesprogramfundedbytheDepartment ofEducation.Approximately1,400schoolsappliedand1,000institutionsearnedgrant awards.TheCollege'sgrantproposalscored99outofapossible100points. Grant Update SCCC received the following sizable grants: > $11.2millionHealthProfessionOpportunitiesGrant(HPOG),fromtheU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families,fortheCollege'sfive-year"HealthCareOpportunities"project. > $319,565,fromtheNewYorkStateDepartmentofEducation,toexpandthe SchenectadySmartScholarsEarlyCollegeHighSchoolProgram,whichbenefits traditionally underrepresented students allowing them to complete high school studies at the same time they are earning at least 20 college credit hours. > $305,427,aspartofa$1.5milliongrantfromtheU.S.DepartmentofEducation, fortheTRIOprogram,thatofferstutoring,counseling,workshopsandfinancial aid to first-generation college students. > $326,370,undertheCarlD.PerkinsCareerandTechnicalEducationActof2006 (PerkinsIV)throughtheNYSEducationDepartment,foracademicsupportinitiatives includingpartialsalariesfortutorsandlabassistantsandthepurchaseofequipment for biology labs, culinary arts labs and nanoscale materials technology labs. > $69,030,fromtheStateUniversityofNewYork(SUNY)fortheEducational OpportunityProgram(EOP)thatassistsqualifiedstudentswhoseeducationaland economic circumstances present a challenge to goal achievement by opening doors to a lifetime of career options, professional advancement and personal enrichment. > $1 million for in-kind services, from CampusEAI, through a five-year Campus EAI Consortium Grant to provide SCCC with access to the best technology available and ensure the successful deployment of an enterprise portal solution for the College. > $147,208,fromtheWorkforceDevelopmentInstitute,forRealJobsNY,toprovide vocational services to individuals with mental health disabilities. > $40,500,fromtheStateUniversityofNewYork(SUNY),foraWorkforceDevelopment Grant, to provide training in the areas of food service preparation, as well as documentation and leadership skills development for a consortium of regional human service agencies including the Center for Disability Services, Wildwood ProgramsandLivingResources. > In addition, the SCCC Foundation, Inc. received $10,000 from the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region - Bender Scientific Fund for the purchase ofequipmentforSCCC'sNanoscaleMaterialsTechnologylaboratory. NewOfficeServesVeterans SCCCopenedanewVeteransAffairs OfficeinSeptember2010toservestudent veterans (active and reserve), as well as those students who are spouses and dependents of veterans. The office assists with benefits counseling, vocational rehabilitation, work-study programs, applications processing, assistance in claims handling and referrals. MatthanBird(above,left),Student VeteransRepresentative,meetswith students on campus and also reaches out to veterans in the community. For example, he and Noney Grier (middle), StudentVeteransRepresentative,met with veterans during the Capital Region HomelessVeteransStand-Downtoinform them about SCCC and their educational benefits, support services, and community networks designed specifically for veterans.(AlsopicturedisPatrickTanella, StudentVeteransRepresentative.) Annual Report 2011 5 College Unveils SCCC @ Center City Over1,600studentsbegantakingmore than60differentclassesatanewdowntown location as SCCC @ Center City was unveiled this fall. The20,000-square-footspaceprovides high-techclassroomsforSCCC'scredit and non-credit courses, including those in criminal justice, business, computer scienceandtheCertifiedNurse'sAide program. SCCC @ Center City also houses a variety of workforce development and training programs. "As Schenectady County Community College grows its facilities and program offerings, we are very excited to locate training services and a variety of our academic program courses at Center City, where SCCC currently has a presence at theSchenectadyYMCAforathletics offerings and shared programs with Proctors,"saidDr.QuintinBullock, SCCCPresident."Thisclusterofdiverse credit and non-credit program offerings will further integrate SCCC into the community while providing flexible scheduling for more learners and more classes during high demand peak times, nightsandweekends." "MakingSCCCmoreaccessibletoour studentsandemployerslookingforquality, cost effective workforce development programs has been a priority for our institution,"saidDeniseMurphyMcGraw, Chairwoman of the SCCC Board of Trustees. "This new location, in the heart ofSchenectady'svibrantdowntown,isan excitingnextstepinourCollege'sgrowth." Harry Buffardi, Assistant Professor in the Division of Business and Criminal Justice, teaches a Principles of Investigation class at Center City. "At Center City, we're located between the courts, the police department and the sheriff's department," Buffardi said. "The students are located between field activity and first responders and others in the criminal justice field. We will definitely take advantage of that in the classroom," he said. NewGroupofSmartScholarsJoinInnovativeProgram (left to right) Hema Naraine, Katelynn Deonarine and Mohamed Saleh look through the new backpacks they received on the first day of the Smart Scholars program. The backpacks were filled with school supplies donated by the Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties. Sponsors for the backpacks and supplies were Stewart's, WGY Christmas Wish, Fenimore Asset Management and Schenectady Museum and Suits-Bueche Planetarium. students to complete their high school studies at the same time they are earning at least 20 college credit hours. The ninth-graders were joined by approximately 85 10th-graders who began their second year in the program. Approximately 100 ninth-graders from the Schenectady City School District began earning their first college credits at SCCC in August 2011, learning what it takes to be a successful student throughSCCC'sFirstYearSuccessSeminar. The students are participants in the Schenectady Smart Scholars EarlyCollegeHighSchoolProgram,apartnershipbetweenthe College and the Schenectady City School District, now in its second year. The innovative program is aimed at increasing high school graduation rates enabling traditionally underrepresented All of the students chosen completed an application demonstrating that they: belong to a population that has historically not had access to or success in higher education (e.g., minority, potential first generation college student, from a single parent household or infostercare),haveachievedanaveragethatis65%orhigherfor 7th and 8th grade and have experienced financial burdens. SCCCreceiveda$447,500grantfromtheBillandMelindaGates Foundation in December 2009 for the program. The grant is part ofa$6millioninitiativefromtheGatesFoundation. 6 SCCC Alumni Appear on National Television > In the commercial advertising the Fall 2010 season of Hell's Kitchen, Chef Gordon Ramsay was heard yelling "Melissa!"ThatMelissawasnoneother than SCCC alumna MelissaDoney'03, oneof16chefs,selectedfromamong thousands of hopefuls, to compete on the reality show which began airing on September 22, 2010. The show features Chef Ramsay putting aspiring restaurateurs through an intense culinary academy as they preparedishesforhisrestaurantHell's KitcheninLosAngeles,Calif.The winnerearnsacovetedblackchef's jacket, $250,000 and the position ofHeadChefatLAMarketinLos Angeles.Melissaappearedonseveral episodes. She is Executive Sous Chef attheFortWilliamHenryinLake George, N.Y. > DanielleBrantley's'07 story of survival wasthebasisforasegmentonA&E's Biography (bio) channel. Two weeks before her 18th birthday, Danielle was attackedbyhermother'sboyfriend inside their home, a horrifying experience that left her face swollen and bruisedand160stitchesliningthe width of her neck. Despite the ordeal, Danielle returned to SCCCinJanuary2006 to continue pursuing her degree. InMay2007Danielle graduated from SCCC and went on to earnherBachelor'sdegreeinCriminal Justice from the University at Albany thispastMay. > For GiovanniMorina'98 and Jaymie Giordano'10, their appearance on national television involved a six-foot tall wedding cake. The two Culinary Arts majors appeared on the Food Network Challenge in November 2010. They designed and made a six-foot tall wedding cake for a mystery couple during the program. Giovanni is the ownerofGioCulinaryStudioinVoorheesville, specializing in custom cakes, (Clockwise from top left) Giovanni Morina '98 and Jaymie Giordano '10, Melissa Doney '03, Danielle Brantley '07. cooking classes and wholesale baking for other restaurants and coffee houses. Jaymie works at the studio. Thoughtheyweren'tvictoriousatthe end of the show, both alums relished in the opportunity. "It was the most intensethingI'veeverdone.Itwaslife changing because not many people get todothatfirstofall,"Jaymiesaid."It was stressful, but it was a lot of fun. Itwasareallygreatexperience," Giovanni added. College Team Advocates for Community College Aid AgroupofSCCCstudents,faculty,administratorsandstafftraveledtotheLegislative OfficeBuildinginAlbanytomeetwithSenatorHughFarley,AssemblymanJames TediscoandAssemblymanGeorgeAmedoreinMarch2011.Theirteamvisittothe College'selectedofficialswaspartoftheNewYorkCommunityCollegeTrustees AdvocacyDay,sharingthatSUNYcommunitycollegesneed$2,260instateaidper full-timeequivalentstudenttocontinuetobuildthecompetitiveworkforcerequired forNewYork'seconomicturnaround.TheSCCCteamalsosharedhowtheCollege's success has translated into concrete economic gains for Schenectady County. Annual Report 2011 7 PresidentRecognizedLocally,Nationally Dr.QuintinBullock,PresidentofSCCC,wasrecognizedasaleaderintheCapital Region and at the national level, earning prestigious awards and contributing his voice to a national discussion about community colleges being essential to a healthy workforce. Dr. Bullock was named Business Executive of the Year by the Chamber of Schenectady Countyattheir23rdAnnualAwardsDinnerinOctober2011.Theawardispresented to a natural-born leader and charismatic go-getter who represents a large corporation or organization. Onanationalscale,Dr.Bullockwaschosenasoneofonlysixrecipientsnationwideto receivea2011NationalTRIOAchieverAwardfromTheCouncilforOpportunityin Education in September 2011 in Washington, D.C. The awards are presented to former TRIOprojectparticipantsofhighstaturewithintheirprofessionwhohavemade significantcivic,communityorprofessionalcontributions,amongothercriteria.TRIO is a set of federally-funded college opportunity programs that motivate and support studentsfromdisadvantagedbackgroundsintheirpursuitofacollegedegree.SCCC's TRIOprogramprovidesservicesincludingtutoring,counseling,assistancewith transferring to four-year colleges, resources for students with disabilities and mentoring. Dr. Bullock was also one of 150 invited participants from across the country chosen to attend Challenges, Solutions, Commitments, a United States Department of Education CommunityCollegeSummitinPhiladelphiainFebruary2011.Thesummitwasa meeting of the minds for leaders at community colleges, as well as those in business, industryandgovernment,tosharestrategiestomeetPresidentBarackObama's2020 goal of America once again having the highest proportion of college graduates in the world and preparing these graduates to lead the 21st century workforce. HewasalsorecognizedastheCapitalRegion'sPromisingNewcomerbyThe Business Review during its annual Achievement Awards event in November 2010. The award is presented to a person new to the Capital Region business community who promises to makeaninnovative,creativeimpactontheCapitalRegioneconomyand/orcommunity. (Top) Dr. Quintin Bullock (right), President of Schenectady County Community College, with Rafael Topete (left), a consultant with EDvolution, Inc. and the Chair of the TRIO Achievers and Alumni Committee. (Bottom) John Lavelle, Vice President, Global Projects Operation- GE Energy Power and Water/Board Chairman for the Chamber of Schenectady County, presents the Business Executive of the Year Award to Dr. Quintin Bullock, SCCC President. CollegePresentsFirstFireSafetyEducatorAwardstoAlumni,RetiredFirefighters WhenTerrenceBalcolmandPatrickDugan'74wereFireSciencestudentsatSCCCin themid-1970s,theirprofessor,MelvinBartlett,assignedaprojecttospreadawareness about fire safety in the community. The two students developed a fire safety education program that became an overwhelming success in local schools during the 1970s and '80s.InNovember2010,theCollegehonoredthemwiththefirstMelvinE.BartlettFire SafetyEducatorAwards,givenbySCCCinpartnershipwiththeNewYorkStateOffice ofFirePreventionandControl. Mr.BalcolmandMr.Dugan,nowretired,werebothlongtimemembersofthe SchenectadyCityFireDepartment.Mr.Balcolmwasafirefighterwiththedepartment from1971to2003.Mr.Duganwasamemberofthedepartmentfrom1969to2002and servedasDeputyChief,FireCaptain,ParamedicLieutenantandFireLieutenant. 8 SCCC (Left to right) William Van Hoesen, SCCC Educational Specialist; Patrick Dugan '74, award recipient; Wilena Bartlett, wife of the late Melvin E. Bartlett Sr.; Terrence Balcolm, award recipient; and Dr. David Hennessy, Professor and Dean of the Division of Business and Criminal Justice. StudentsServeOurCommunity > Students and faculty launched service projects both in clubs andintheclassroomtobenefitthecommunity.Membersof theStudentVolunteerOrganization(SVO)marchedaspartof theYWCA'sannualTakeBacktheNightWalk,ademonstration againstdomesticviolenceandsexualassault.TheSVOalso collected items for those affected by Hurricane Irene and gifts, alongwithPhiThetaKappaHonorSociety,forneedychildren with autism. > The SCCC Student Activities Board collected toiletries for womenlivingintheYWCA'sshelter. > TheRESTARTClub,forreturningadultstudents,held"Project Warmth,"aclothingdriveforwinterhats,glovesandscarves to benefit clients of Bethesda House of Schenectady. > MembersoftheBlackandLatinoStudentAlliance(BLSA) rolled up their sleeves and headed over to the Hamilton Hill ArtsCentertorakeandbagleaves,helporganizethecenter's community library and put a fresh coat of paint on some of the walls. > StudentsinAssociateProfessorReneeAdamany'sGroup Dynamics class: collected arts and crafts supplies and snacks for the Hamilton Hill Arts Center; collected food for local food-pantries; arranged for new backpacks filled with toys and personal care items to be given to foster children at Northeast ParentandChildSociety;andraisedfundsfortheYWCAof NortheasternNewYork'sdomesticviolenceprogram,UNICEF and the Spina Bifida Foundation. > For the 11th consecutive year, students in the Culinary Arts program and at the Academy of the Holy Names baked pies forNortheastParentandChildSocietyatThanksgiving.The group,ledbyfacultymembersRobertPayne,TomAlicandro and Christopher Tanner, baked approximately 350 to 375 pumpkinandapplepies."It'sallaboutgivingbacktothe community.MydaughterBaleighstartedtheprogram when she was in kindergarten when she was at Duanesburg ElementarySchool,"BobPaynesaid."Nowithascontinued since she has been at the Academy of the Holy Names. It has been very gratifying to have SCCC Culinary Arts students volunteer to participate in this program that benefits Northeast ParentandChildSociety." (Top) Members of the BLSA spent an afternoon working at the Hamilton Hill Art Center. Pictured are some of the BLSA members, Eduardo Aguirre, Leon BobbSemple, Steven Hines and Tamekia Brown with Jason Benitez, Advisor. (Center) The students from SOC 127: Interpersonal and Group Dynamics load a truck to deliver food they collected to local food pantries as part of their service learning project. (Left to right) Debra Wilkins, Leah Soltis, Brenden Raucci, Dave Bourdeau and Teresa Kelly holding Devon Harris. The youngsters in the photo are children of the SCCC students. (Left) The Student Volunteer Organization in front of "The Giving Tree." (front row, left to right.): Theresa Taylor, Advisor Renee Adamany and Erin Pelkey; (back row, left to right) Kenya Moore, Katie Mahlum, Kalonie Bradtke, Eli Feldman, Melinda Civic, Da'teek Jeffress and Ryan Van Brocklen. Annual Report 2011 9 New Home Court is Slam Dunk, Teams Score Big During Athletic Season TheRoyalsscoredbiglastseason.Thewomen'sandmen's basketball teams played their first home games in the James andLenoreJacobsonGymnasiumattheSchenectadyYMCAat Center City in November 2010 as fans celebrated Blue and Gold Day with giveaways and refreshments. Forthesecondconsecutiveyear,themen'sbasketballteam,led by Head Coach Brian Adams, Assistant Coach Allah Atkins and VolunteerAssistantCoachMikeBeers,qualifiedfortheRegion IIIMen'sBasketball RegionalPlayoffs. The team finished the regular season with a 1312 overall record, and were qualifiedafter finishing third in the Region III Championships and second in the MountainValley Conference with a very impressive 23-7 record. Standouts on the team included Ernie Costello, ranked41stinthe country with a 203.6averageandthirdintheconferencewitha217average,who was named to the All Region Team, All Conference Team and qualifiedforAllAmericanhonorsinthesinglescategory;Dillon Davis,rankedseventhintheconferencewitha207average;Luke Ciccarelli, ranked ninth in the conference with a 203 average; and JoanneWolf,ranked14thintheconferencewitha175average. Themen'sbaseballteamplayedtheirsecondseasonatthenewly 10-6andinfourthplacein theverycompetitiveMountainValleyConference. Sophomore forwards Chris Lewis(right),CriminalJusticemajor,andVernonCross,TeacherEducationTransfermajor, werenamedtotheAll-ConferenceTeam.Lewiswasalsonamed to the Third Team All Region Team. Those sophomores on the Royals won a total of 31 games during their two-year careers at theCollege,tyingtheCollegerecordsetbythe1993-1994team. Thewomen'sbasketballteam,underfirst-yearHeadCoach Dayna Torino, was much more competitive than teams of previousyears.FreshmancenterChristineVolans(pictured above),LiberalArtsmajor,wasnamedtotheThirdTeamAll MountainValleyConferenceTeam. The SCCC bowling team, led by Ray Ross, who was in his 20th year of coaching the Royals, competed in the NJCAA National ChampionshipsinBuffaloinMarch2011,finishing10thoutof 20 teams. This is the third consecutive year and sixth year overall that the Royals have competed at the national level. They 10 SCCC SCCC Bowling Team (front row) Mike Liberatore; (second row) Joe O'Toole, Derrick Tusang, Welthea Ling, Joanne Wolf, John Jablonski (Assistant Men's Coach); (third row) Ray Ross (Head Coach), David VanNatten, Dillon Davis, Luke Ciccarelli, Brian Loudermilk, Ernie Costello; last row: Chris Kichton, Lou Devoe (Women's Assistant coach) Missing: Angela Weiss renovated home field at the "B"diamondin CentralPark.The Royals had a major winning streak whichreached14 games and enabled them to once again qualifyforthe regionalplayoffs.Theyfinishedwitha24-9overallrecordand 20-4inregionalplay.Individually,sophomorepitcherand catcherBillyCreighton(picturedabove),LiberalArtsmajor,was namedthePlayeroftheYearinRegionIIIandtheMountain ValleyConferenceaswellasaNJCAAFirstTeamAll-American. FreshmanoutfielderJaysonOsborne,LiberalArtsmajor,wasalso honored as a First Team All-Region selection and Third Team All-American. Head Coach Tim Andi, who finished out his 20th season coaching the Royals, was once again named Region III Coach of the Year. Thewomen'screwteam,ledbyAdvisorThomasWhite,finished itsfourthyearastheonlywomen'screwprogramatthetwo-year level in the Northeast. A highlight of the Fall 2010 season was theteamfinishing15thoutof26intheprestigiousHeadofthe SchuykillinPhiladelphia,Pennsylvania.DuringtheSpring2011 season, the lady rowers were victorious against Union College, RPIandDivisionIUniversityatAlbanyduringbothoftheir racesontheMohawkRiver. SCCCPilotsEarnSafetyAward The Women's Crew Team joined members of the Stockade Association for a Community Service Day in Riverside Park in May 2011. (left to right): Sarah Wells (Stroke Seat), Lisa Curtin (3 Seat), Grace Liebers (2 Seat) and Elizabeth Frederick (Bow Seat). Fall 2011 SCCC Flight Team (left to right) (front row) Richie Hendrickson, Marisa Demarest (President of the Aviation Club and Captain of the Flight Team), (back row) Jack Kenyon, Hugh Kelleigh, Aaron Marshall, Barbara Jones (Associate Professor/Aviation Liaison), and Adan Sandoval (Missing: Adam Carey, Carson Deyo) The SCCC Flight Team won the coveted Safety Award for its Go.....team! A group of enthusiastic students started a Cheerleading Club, debuting their dance routines and cheers during the Fall 2010 basketball season at games at the Schenectady YMCA in Center City. The cheerleaders, most of whom cheered in high school, wanted to build more school spirit around the basketball teams. "We want the basketball team to be more well-known," said club leader Jen Jones, a Tourism and Hospitality Management major. "This will bring more people to the games. It will give those of us who are cheering an experience for positive team bonding." efforts in safety and safety awareness during the National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) competition in October2010atDowlingCollegeatBrookhavenAirport,Long Island. The young pilots, Aviation Science majors, also earned six medals, placing in the top 10 in six out of nine events held during the three-day competition. Theteam'scoachwasAndrewGreco'08,a graduateofFlorida InstituteofTechnology'sAerospaceEngineeringProgramand BarbaraJones,AssociateProfessor/AviationLiaison,wasAdvisor to the team. Also, the SCCC Flight Team placed second overall in the Region VIINationalIntercollegiateFlyingAssociationSafeconFlight CompetitionheldatDowlingCollegeinBrookhaven,Long Island,inOctober2011.TheSCCCpilotscompetedagainstteams from Delaware State University, Bridgewater State University, WestPoint,RPI,andDowlingCollege,whichtookfirstplace. Some of the members of the SCCC Cheerleading Club: (left to right) Adriana Marrero, Human Services; Mariah Everson, Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Sciences; Neiman Ortiz, Science; Jen Jones, Tourism and Hospitality Management; Ashley Ayuso, Music; Marissa Tucker, Music; and Crystal Loomis, Criminal Justice. Annual Report 2011 11 FacultyandStaffAccolades/Achievements > MarthaAsselin, VicePresident of Student Affairs, was recognized as a 2011 Woman of Achievement during the 28th Annual YWCA NorthEastern NY Women of Achievement and REACH Awards Dinner. The Women of Achievement Awards are presented to individuals who have demonstrated unusual achievement and distinction incareerand/orcommunitywork, and served as role models through the leadershipqualitiestheyexhibit. > Jason Benitez, Coordinator of the Multicultural/EducationalOpportunity Program,wasnamedoneoftheHispanic CoalitionofNewYork's40Under40 RisingLatinoStars.Eachyearthe Hispanic Coalition recognizes New YorkStateLatinosundertheageof40 who are making a positive difference in their community. > Dr.DavidBrough,ProfessorandDean of the School of Hotel, Culinary Arts andTourism,receivedRIT's2010 Dr.RichardMareckiMemorialAward inOctober2010,recognizingdevotion to lifelong learning. Dr. Brough earned hisMaster'sdegreeinHospitality TourismManagementfromRITin1992. > Dr. Babette Faehmel, Assistant Professorin the Division of LiberalArts,had her book College > Dr.SyedaMunaim(secondfromright), AssociateProfessorintheDivisionof Math,Science,TechnologyandHealth, was selected as a consultant to the national Advisory Committee for INTELECOM'sAnatomyandPhysiology Project.INTELECOM(IntelligentTelecommunications), is a California-based non-profit corporation and producer of curriculum-based media for online, distance and classroom learning. > ProfessorTobyStrianeseandAdjunct > ChristopherAllenTanner'99(above, left), Senior Technical Specialist, Certified Executive Chef (CEC), Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE), World Certified Chef (WCC), was namedChefoftheYearandPaulKrebs, Professor,CertifiedCulinaryEducator (CCE),wasnamedPastryChefofthe Year by the Capital District-Central New York Chapter of the American Culinary Federation. They are shown with Caitlin Sive (middle), a Culinary Arts major, who was named Student Chef of the Year. Women in the Nuclear Age: Cultural Literacy and Female Identity, 1940-1960, published by Rutgers UniversityPress.Thebookfocuseson young women who went to college in the period immediately following the Second World War and, through a close reading of their diaries and letters, examines the dreams, experiences, and opportunities of these students who often were the first members of their families who had the opportunity to get a higher education. > Sandy Gonzalez, Associate for ContinuingEducation,waselectedVice PresidentoftheNationalAllianceof ConcurrentEnrollmentPartnerships, a professional organization that fosters and supports rigorous concurrent enrollment partnerships for colleges and high schools. FacultyMemberPamelaStrianesehad the sixth edition of their book Math Principles for Food Service OccupationsreleasedbyDELMARCENGAGE Learning. > Dr. Karen Hosmer, Assistant Professorinthe SchoolofMusic, knows the answer to the old adage, "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?"It'ssomethingsheremindsher studentsofonadailybasis."Practice, practice,practice."InMay2010,her students saw her practice pay off when she performed as an oboist with the AlbanySymphonyOrchestraatthe famed New York City venue. 12 SCCC FacultyandStaffEarnPrestigiousSUNY Chancellor'sAwardsforExcellence StudentsEarnChancellor'sAwards SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher namedMelindaCivic(right,top), Criminal Justice and Human Services major, and Theresa Taylor (right, bottom), Chemical Dependency Counseling major, as recipientsoftheSUNYChancellor's Award for Student Excellence. They werealsonamedtothePhiTheta Kappa All-New York Academic Team by New York Community College Trustees (NYCCT), New York Community College AssociationofPresidentsandtheFaculty Council of Community Colleges. TheChancellor'sAwardforStudent Excellence recognizes students who have best demonstrated, and have been recognized for, the integration of academic excellence with accomplishments in the areas of leadership, athletics, community service, creative and performing arts, or career achievement. Each recipient receives a framed certificate and medallion, which is traditionally worn at commencement. ThePhiThetaKappaAwardsrecognized59outstandingcommunity college students from throughout the state. In addition to academic achievement, recipients of the award are also evaluated on their leadership and community service involvement. ThefollowingmembersoftheCollege'sfacultyandstaffearned theprestigiousSUNYChancellor'sAwardsforExcellence.Each recipient received an engraved medallion to be worn at academic ceremonies. > SusanDonahue(above,left),InformationProcessing Specialist II, Academic Services, Academic Affairs Division, SUNYChancellor'sAwardforExcellenceinClassifiedService. > TamaraCalhoun(above,center),AssociateProfessor, HumanitiesandSocialSciences,SUNY Chancellor'sAward for Excellence in Faculty Service. > Dr.RuthMcEvoy,ProfessorandChairperson,Mathematics, ScienceandTechnology,SUNYChancellor'sAwardfor Excellence in Faculty Service. > SheilaFoglietta(above,right),AssociateProfessor,Business andLaw,SUNYChancellor'sAwardforExcellenceinTeaching. YoungChefTakesFirstTripOverseastoLearnfromGermanMentors OnJune26,2011,DanielSala'11embarkedonhisfirsttripoverseas,achancetoimmersehimselfintheartofGermancookingto learnhowtocreatedishesotherthansausageandschnitzel.ThehusbandandwifeteamofSaschaFaehmel,ExecutiveChef,andMaren Blumenberg-Faehmel,Management,mentoredDanielinthewaysofGermancuisineatRestaurantAlteScheune,theirestablishment inMoormerland,EasternFriesland. Dr.BabetteFaehmel,anativeofGermanyandAssistantProfessorintheDivisionofLiberalArts,proposedtheideaofaninternational exchangeforayoungculinariantoDr.DavidBrough,ProfessorandDean,andProfessorStrianese,oftheCollege'sDivisionofHotel, CulinaryArtsandTourism.Dr.FaehmelisalsoSascha'ssister. "IamreallyverypassionateaboutthisbecauseIbelievethatfewthingsareasbeneficialforyoungpeople'spersonalandintellectual growthasexposuretodifferentplaces,nationsandcultures,"Dr.Faehmelsaid. This is only the second time that SCCC has partnered with chefs overseas, with two graduates working at a restaurant in England several years ago. Annual Report 2011 13 LargeTransferScholarshipAmongThoseEarnedbyStudents (Left to right) Kimberly Burroughs, Melody Nunez, Daniel Sala, Claudia Escobedo and Nelka (Nicky) Ortega-Cotto > Theresa Taylor, a Chemical Dependency Counseling major, wasoneofonly60studentsfromacrossthecountrytoearn a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship for up to $30,000 per year. She graduated in May2011andispursuingaBachelor'sinSocialWork(BSW) at the College of Saint Rose. Theresa was chosen from among 785 applicants to receive the scholarship intended to cover a significant share of the student'seducationalexpensesforthefinaltwotothreeyears necessarytoachieveaBachelor'sdegree.Shewasselected based on her academic achievement and critical thinking ability, financial need, will to succeed, and breadth of interest andactivities.WhileatSCCCshewasVicePresidentofPhi ThetaKappahonorsociety,namedtothePresident'sList,a SeniorSenator,PastPresidentoftheStudentVolunteer Organization,PresidentofRESTART,apeermentorand studentrepresentativeontheCollege'sEnrollmentServices Council. She is also active in the community as a former intern at Hedgerow House in Ballston Spa, a volunteer with the Red Cross of Northeastern New York and an advocate with Shelters of Saratoga. > MelindaCivic'11,CriminalJusticeandHumanServices major,wasselectedasaNationalFellowofthePearsonPrize forHigherEducation.Melindawasselectedforthe$10,000 honor because of her commitment to public service and student leadership.ThePearsonPrizeisuniqueinthatitprovides assistance to those who may be bypassed by the traditional scholarship system. She was chosen for this national honor, given to 20 students nationwide, from among 20,000 applicants. > KimberlyBurroughs,CriminalJusticemajor,andMelody Nunez, Human Services major, were recipients of the SchenectadyBusinessandProfessionalWomen'sCatherine H. Raycroft Scholarships for Women Returning to Education. The awards are worth $2,000 toward their tuition at SCCC and were based on academic performance. Kimberly would liketoeventuallybecomeaparoleofficer.Melodyispursuing herBachelor'sdegreeattheUniversityatAlbany'sSchoolof Social Welfare. > Also, Daniel Sala, Culinary Arts major, was awarded a scholarshipfromR.L.Schreiber,acompanythatproduces spices, food bases and specialty items. Daniel was selected fromanumberofapplicantswhowererequiredtosubmit threerecipesthatfeaturedthelineofR.L.Schreiberspices, seasonings, and sauce bases. He was an intern at Walt Disney WorldandSousChefforIndulgeRestaurantinLatham. > Claudia Escobedo, General Business major, and Nelka (Nicky)Ortega-Cotto,Paralegalmajor,werepresentedwith academic scholarships by the Capital District chapter of 100 Hispanic Women. 14 SCCC Board Chairwoman Recognized DeniseMurphyMcGraw, Chairwoman of the SCCC Board of Trustees, was appointed as an AssociateCommitteeMemberfor the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Governance and Bylaws Committee for 2011. The ACCT is a non-profit educational organization of governing boards, representing morethan6,500electedandappointedtrusteeswhogovernover 1,200 community, technical, and junior colleges in the United States and beyond. InMay2011,theYWCAofNorthEasternNY(NENY)presented her with the Katherine S. Rozendaal Award, which honors a person whose volunteer leadership and activities have had a positive impact on the Schenectady Community. Also, she was selected to chair the New York Community College Trustees(NYCCT)LegislativeCommitteecompromisedof representatives from New York Sate community colleges. NYCCT is a voluntary nonprofit consortium of community college trustees established to strengthen the effectiveness of New York community college trustees as an active force in the development and implementation of public policy impacting community colleges. NYCCT represents the appointed board members who govern the 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and the six community colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY) system. McGraw,ofNiskayuna,wasappointedtotheBoardbythe SchenectadyCountyLegislaturein2007andwasnamedChair of the SCCC Board of Trustees in July 2009. She is Co-Chair of theJuniorLeaguesofNewYorkStatePublicAffairsCommittee, aTrusteeontheWMHTBoardofDirectorsandaTrusteefor theSchenectadyCountyPublicLibrary.ShechairstheJunior League'sAnnualOperationBack-to-Schoolprojectshefounded nine years ago, that provides backpacks and supplies to elementary school students. She is a partner at the Albany based governmentrelationsfirmofHill,Gosdeck&McGraw,LLC. Culinary Arts Students and Faculty Rise to the Challenge Dr. Dave Brough (left), Professor and Dean of the Division of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism, accepts the Chaine des Rotisseurs plate on behalf of the division from William Harris, the Bailli for the Albany Chapter of La Chaine des Rottiseurs. A team of students, alumni and faculty chefs rose to the challenge of preparing a meal for the Albany chapter of the international gastronomic society in the Casola Dining Room. (l. to r.) Caitlin Sive, Kelly Eckerson, Paul Pownal, Kathryn Schmidt, Ashley Paige, James Heath, Rebecca Rivera, Melissa Rosales, Freddy Ramirez, Patrick Legacy, Kim Williams, Yono Purnomo, Ben Legacy, Adrienne Passineau, Josh Fiore, Cheryl Schryver, Sean Murphy, Kathy King, Jon Micheli Kneeling, Matt Tedesco, Jay Larkin, and Duncan Stowell (l. to r.) (back row) Shateik Merrit, Greg Kern, Paul Krebs, Mark Delos, Robert Payne, Jaime Ortiz, Anand "AJ" Jayapal, Tim Vennard and Christopher Tanner (front row) Paul Pownall, Joan Dembinski, Helena Morel, Jose Arteche, Susan Hatalsky, Lois Keefrider, Evelyn Prodafikas, Jessica Tanner and Dave Brough Annual Report 2011 15 Students and Employers Network During Expos Hundreds of employers visited campus to connect with students during targeted networking events organized by the OfficeofCareer and Employment Services. Summing up your strengths in a few minutes or less can be a challenge, but more than 230 students did just that during Speed Networking Days interacting with employers to gain immediate feedbackonwaystoenhancetheircommunicationskills.More than650students,alumniandemployersparticipatedinCareer Expos targeted to specific industry segments including Human and Community Services, Hospitality and Tourism, Criminal Justice and Emergency Services and Science and Technologies. Students learned about job and internship opportunities while developing greater awareness of the trends affecting their businesses. Experts in fields ranging from criminal justice and accountingtoculinaryartscomprisedCareerandBusinessPanels, discussing their daily jobs and keys to success. Also, employers set up recruitment tables on campus throughout the year. Students andalumnialsohave24/7accesstoopportunitiesthroughan online career management system called College Central. SUNY Approves Albany Service Agreement SCCC received approval from the State University of New York to offersomeofitsacademicofferings,includingits24CreditHour Program,inAlbanyCountyasapartofaServiceAreaAgreement. Service Area Agreements allow a community college to offer courses and maintain locations in counties outside of their sponsoring counties. The agreement next has to be approved by theAlbanyCountyLegislature. SUNY'sapprovalallowsSCCCtooffercreditandnon-credit programs in Albany County in some of its specialty programs related to workforce training including: certification to be a HomeHealthAide,HomeCareAideandCertifiedNurse'sAide; HealthInformationTechnologyandMedicalCodingandBilling curricula;theFireProtectionTechnologyprogramonbehalfof the Town of Colonie and the Colonie Fire Department; and collegereadinesscoursesandtheunique24CreditHourProgram aimed especially at adult learners, with or without a GED, at locations including Albany High School and in Arbor Hill and South Albany. YWCA Honors Student Club The YWCA NorthEastern NY (NENY) recognized the SCCC StudentVolunteerOrganization(SVO)foritscollaborative partnership with the YWCA. According to the YWCA, "The SCCCSVOhasbeenanamazingcollaboratortothewomen andchildrenwhoareservedbytheYWCAWomen'sServices Programs.Thestudentshavebeenlong-termcontributorstothe needs of YWCA clients. Their diversity makes them especially sensitive to the needs of the individuals they support; they reflect the empathy and generosity that comes with maturity, parenting, employment and personal struggles that are not always reflective ofacollegecommunity."TheSVOhascollectedfood,personal care items and gift cards for YWCA clients, holding a special collectionaspartofDomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth. Students Hop on Bus Through New CDTA Agreement SCCC and Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) together announced a newpilotprogramthatoffersallofSCCC'sover6,000studentstheopportunityto access the entire CDTA route network using college ID cards during the 2011-2012 school year. Students can swipe their student ID cards to ride all trunk bus, neighborhood,shuttleroutesandexpressservices,aswellasCDTA'sSTARparatransitservice and Northway Commuter Express (NX) services. The program is funded through student activity fees. 16 SCCC Matthan Bird, student, swipes his student ID card, as fellow student Deryle McCann looks on. ProgramPartnersKidsandCollegeforNutritionalAwareness StudentsintheSCCCSmartScholarsandLibertyPartnershipPrograms,theirparents and students and faculty from the SCCC Culinary Arts program joined together during "KidsintheKitchen"onApril25,2011. TheJuniorLeagueofSchenectadyandSaratogaCountiesworkedwiththeSCCC Culinary Arts Department to create an expanded program that highlighted nutritional education and foster in students an interest in culinary arts as a career. The young chefs worked closely with faculty and students in the SCCC Culinary Arts labs. Schenectady ninth-graders in the Smart Scholars program not only learned how to prepare healthy cuisine, they also served their parents in the elegant Casola Dining Room on campus. The goal of the program was to show how to prepare and make better food choices at home. Chef Bob Payne with (l. to r.) Ginalucia Triana-Strautmanis, Deominique Harrison and Parmanand Pokhai. Commencement 2011 SCCCheldits41stCommencement onSaturday,May21,2011,atProctors. Therewereapproximately540graduates inA.A.S.,A.S.,A.A.,A.O.S.and certificate programs this year, as well as 29 graduates with B.B.A. degrees from SUNYDelhithroughtheSUNYDelhi/ SCCC partnership. Clockwise from top left: New York State Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy, keynote speaker, tells the Class of 2011, "Whatever career path you choose, always look at what you stand for." Da'teek Jeffress earned his A.S. in Human Services and planned to attend the College of Saint Rose to pursue his bachelor's degree. He is shown with Dr. Quintin Bullock, SCCC President. Phyllis Smalls, Paralegal A.A.S., Luz Quinones, Criminal Justice A.A.S. (Honors) and Aziza Vice, Criminal Justice A.A.S., enjoy the sunshine as they prepare to enter Proctors. Dr. Dean Bennett, Associate Professor in the Division of Liberal Arts, congratulates Christina Wiebe who graduated from the Honors program with her A.S. in Business Administration. Gregg Zito pumps up the crowd as his name is read while crossing the stage. Gregg earned his A.O.S. degree in Culinary Arts. Annual Report 2011 17 CollegeLaunchesNewWeb SiteandPortal The College launched a new web site tocomplementanewMySCCCportal. The web site, at www.sunysccc.edu, and MySCCCportal,whichislinkedprominently to the new home page, help modernizetheCollege'srecruitmentandretention efforts while branding the College as a first-choice destination for the Capital Region'scollege-boundpopulation. RapLegend,"RagingMamas,"RenownedSaxophonistandRuggedPhotographerRoundOut Special Events > ChuckD,leaderandco-founderofthelegendaryrapgroupPublicEnemy,presentedRap, Race and RealitytoapackedcrowdintheCollege'sTaylorAuditoriumduringBlackHistoryMonthinFebruary2011. Chuck, who is the author of two critically acclaimed books, a political activist, publisher, radio host, and producer, stressed the importance of education and a strong work ethic. > At84,LeoKonitz,altosaxophonist,continuestoberegardedasthepreeminent "cooljazzsaxophonist."Hehasrecordeddozensofalbumsasabandleaderand hethrilledEmpireJazzOrchestrafanswhenhewastheguestartistduringthe Spring2011JazzMastersConcert. > Residents of the Capital Region went to Africa, the Congo Basin, Baghdad and the jungle all in one night in April 2011 when Tom Clynes, National Geographic writer and photographer, shared his photos with audience members. > Dr.BabetteFaehmel,SCCCAssistantProfessorteachinghistory,askedthequestion,"RagingMamas:WhatDrawsWomentothe TeaPartyMovement?"duringherpresentationinFall2011,partoftheCollege'songoingHumanitiesLectureSeries. > OtherspecialeventsattheCollegeincludedperformancesbytheCollege'sensemblesinresidence,the CapitalRegionWindEnsembleandMusiciansofMa'alwyck,andChamberMusicSeriesConcerts, includingaperformancebymezzo-sopranoLucilleBeerandpianistMarkEvanscelebratingtherelease of their first CD. > GuestpresentersincludedDr.MatthewJ.KohnoftheNewYorkStateDepartmentofHealth,discussing Stem Cells: the Basics and the Potential; Kjirsten Gustavson, costume historian, who presented, Under Where?: Women's Clothing in 1770;anddeafpoetPeterCookandhearingco-authorKennyLerner,whobroughtpoetrytolifeduringtheFlyingWordsProject. Vince DiMartino, one of America's most sought-after trumpet performers and educators, was the College's artist-in-residence in March 2011. He is shown here (center) during a Master Class with music students (l. to r.) Joshua Kelly, David Rydelnik, Leann Frone and Ian Kerr-Mace. 18 SCCC PresidentBarackObamaVisitsSchenectady ForthefirsttimesincePresidentHarryTrumanwas herein1952,asittingPresidentwasinthecityof Schenectady,asPresidentBarackObamavisitedGE in January 2011 and SCCC was part of the story. Dr.QuintinBullock,PresidentofSCCC,and Dr.PennyHaynes,VicePresidentofSCCC,werein attendanceduringthePresident'saddress,listening withprideasPresidentObamahighlightedthe SCCC President Quintin Bullock shakes the hand of United States President Barack Obama during his visit to GE in January 2011. Governor Cuomo AnnouncesMajorEconomic Development Initiative In July 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo chose SCCC as the site to announce a new Capital Region Regional Economic Development Council that will redesign the relationship between state government and businesses to stimulate regional economic development and create jobs statewide. The Regional Council coordinates the economic development of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties.ShirleyAnnJackson,President ofRensselaerPolytechnicInstitute,and MichaelCastellana,PresidentandCEO of SEFCU, are Regional Co-Chairs for the statewide initiative. "New York can no longer afford onesize-fits-all economic development plansthatignoretheuniqueassetsand challenges of the state>s many diverse regions,"GovernorCuomosaid. "Today, we are taking a groundbreaking approach that will send a clear message that New York is open for business. With the Regional Councils, we will empower individual areas like Capital Region to chart their own course for economic growth, bringing jobs and investmenttoNewYork." It was the first visit to SCCC by a sitting governor in memory. importance of community colleges in building a strong workforce for the 21st century. SCCC was a key part of media coverage as reporters interviewed students and faculty gathered in the StockadeBuildingtowatchtheliveeventsofthedayunfold,fromAirForceOne touchingdownattheAlbanyInternationalAirporttothePresident'sconvoydeparting onI-890,acrossfromtheCollege.MediaoutletsalsospokewithDeniseMurphy McGraw,ChairwomanoftheBoardofTrustees,Dr.Bullock,Dr.RuthMcEvoy,Chair, andDr.LiWu,AssistantProfessor,intheMath,ScienceandTechnologyDepartment, aswellasstudentsabouttheCollege'sStorageBatteryTechnologyCertificateprogram and Alternative Energy Technology degree program and their connection to GE. Dr. Wu andAngelaPrestigiacomo,AssistantVicePresidentofAcademicAffairs,werein-studio commentatorsduringlivecoverageonFOX23News. SenatorInformsStudents,ParentsofTaxCredit Senator Charles E. Schumer spoke at SCCC in December 2010 to spread awareness about the college tuition tax credit program. The Schumer-authored tax credit initiative provides middle class families with children in college with $1 back on their taxes for every $1 spent on tuition, up to $2,500 per year. (Left to right) Denise Murphy McGraw, Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees; Theresa Taylor, student; Honorable Charles Schumer, U.S. Senator; Evan Russell, student; Kathleen Farrell, student; Matthan Bird, student; Dr. Quintin Bullock, President: and Denise Brucker, Acting Dean of Workforce Development Annual Report 2011 19 Flood Waters Delay Start of Classes HistoricfloodingfromHurricaneIreneandTropicalStormLeewipedoutwhatwouldhavebeenthefirstweekofclassesforFall2011 and caused over $1 million in damages to the College. Class began on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. To allow students to buy books and register,theCollegeheldaspecial"Stop-InSaturday"andstudentswereabletoregisteronlinethroughmid-September.Forthefirst timeahostof"LateStart"classesbeganinlateSeptemberaswell."Ourlocalcommunity,publicofficialsandCollegecommunity workedtirelesslytohelpSCCCreopenforstudents,"saidDr.QuintinBullock,SCCCPresident. 2 1 1. The Quad from the top of Elston Hall. 2. Entrance to campus from Rt. 5 East. 3. Water damaged equimptment. 4. Maintenance area. 5. Hallway in Elston Hall. 6. Water lines in Elston Hall entrance way. 7. The parking lot from Washington Avenue. 8. Aerial view of campus. 9. Dried mud after the water receeded. 10. Mud covers the loading dock after the water retreated. 11. The water at its highest point. 12. The loading dock dries out. 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 8 11 12 20 SCCC Record Enrollment for Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Fall2010enrollmentwasup24%comparedtoFall2009.There were6,415full-timeandpart-timestudentsforFall2010. Spring2011enrollmentwasup3.2%comparedtoSpring2010 with4,748full-timeandpart-timestudents.TheCollege'smost popular degree programs, Chemical Dependency Counseling andComputerNetworkingandRepair(each63%),Nanoscale MaterialsTechnology(57%),AssistantChef(45%),Science(31%), EmergencyManagement(27%),andHealthStudies(25%)showed significant increased enrollment. Overview of Graduating Classes Number of Graduates Average Age Female Male Minorities Total Degrees/Certificates Transfer Degrees Career Degrees Certificates 2009 458 27 56% 44% 14% 484 165 273 46 2010 545 25 58% 42% 16% 571 206 293 70 2011 544 28 59% 41% 19% 572 197 282 93 Gender Female Male Ethnicity Black Asian Indian/Eskimo Hispanic Caucasian NR Alien Unknown FALL 2011 STUDENT PROFILE Full Time 1380 (52%) 1290 (48%) 386 (14%) 59 (2%) 22 (1%) 98 (4%) 1773 (66%) 3 (<1%) 329 (12%) Part Time 1174 (63%) 676 (37%) 201 (11%) 51 (3%) 14 (1%) 67 (4%) 1214 (66%) 3 (<1%) 300 (16%) 1717 (93%) 3 (<1%) 2 (<1%) 35 (2%) 5 (<1%) 88 (5%) 117 (6%) 350 (19%) 333 (18%) 329 (18%) 215 (12%) 127 (7%) 220 (12%) 152 (8%) 7 (<1%) 0 (0%) 30.33 1288 (66%) 622 (34%) Total 2554 (57%) 1966 (43%) 587 (13%) 110 (2%) 36 (1%) 165 (4%) 2987 (66%) 6 (<1%) 629 (14%) 4219 (93%) 9 (<1%) 6 (<1%) 84 (2%) 9 (<1%) 193 (4%) 155 (3%) 1855 (41%) 692 (15%) 666 (15%) 377 (8%) 219 (5%) 352 (8%) 194 (4%) 10 (<1%) 0 (0%) 26.81 3817 (84%) 703 (16%) 371 Disabling Conditions None 2502 (94%) Visually Impaired 6 (<1%) Hearing Impaired 4 (<1%) 49 (2%) Learning Disability 4 (<1%) Mobility Impaired Other 105 (4%) Age Distribution Under 18 18 - 21 22 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 34 35 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 64 Over 64 Unknown Average Age Matriculated Non-Matriculated 38 (1%) 1505 (56%) 359 (13%) 337 (13%) 162 (6%) 92 (3%) 132 (5%) 42 (2%) 3 (<1%) 0 (0%) 24.36 2589 (97%) 81 (3%) SCCC Budget Revenues Student Revenues State Aid Local Share Revenues 2010-2011 50.91% 34% 15.09% 100% 2011-2012 59% 32.3% 8.7% 100% Expenditures Personnel Services Contractual Services Employee Benefits Equipment Non-Credit Enrollment 55.3% 19.1% 23.7% 1.9% 100% 48.9% 24.4% 24.7% 2% 100% Note: SCCC has 2234 University in the High School (full-time and part-time) students in Fall 2011 not included in the total. HS Status (Matriculated Only) Graduate 2103 (79%) GED 45 (2%) 24-hr Rule 61 (2%) Other 380 (14%) County of Residence Schenectady Saratoga Albany Rensselaer Schoharie Montgomery Fulton Other Total Students 1486 (56%) 309 (12%) 446 (17%) 106 (4%) 40 (1%) 91 (3%) 28 (1%) 164 (6%) 2670 (100%) 971 (52%) 45 (2%) 28 (2%) 184 (10%) 1124 (61%) 245 (13%) 294 (16%) 48 (3%) 20 (1%) 41 (2%) 14 (1%) 64 (3%) 1850 (100%) 3074 (68%) 90 (2%) 89 (2%) 564 (12%) 2610 (58%) 554 (12%) 740 (16%) 154 (3%) 60 (1%) 132 (3%) 42 (1%) 228 (5%) 4520 (100%) The College's operating budget was $24,083,477 in 2010/2011 and increased to $26,256,842 for 2011/2012. Annual Report 2011 21 SCCC Foundation News Dear Friends: MyfirstyearasChairoftheSchenectadyCountyCommunityCollegeFoundation,Inc.'s (SCCC) Board of Directors (2010-2011) was a year of substantial change and growth. In September2010,wewelcomedMs.CarmelPatrickasSCCC'snewExecutiveDirectorof Development.Ms.PatrickiswellsuitedtoleadtheFoundation'seffortstostrengthenthe private resources the College needs to accomplish its strategic goals. And to more closely aligntheFoundation'sgoalswiththoseoftheCollege,inJanuary2011,theFoundation's MissionandVisionstatementswererevisedtoemphasizeourcommitmenttothe successofSCCC'sstudents. Tofulfillthatmission,FoundationBoardMembersarechargedwithconstantly looking for opportunities to introduce SCCC to prospective partners. Support from ourgenerousindividualandcorporatedonorsiscritical,andI'dliketothankallof you�ourconsistentsupporters,aswellasthemanynewdonorsthatjoinuseachyear. The Foundation continues to sponsor tremendously successful celebrations like the Annual Gala and Food For Thought and All That Jazz. Both events not only surpassed their financial goals, but also introduced the College to a broader regional network. As always, funds generated by these very special events, as well as generous contributions to our Annual Fund, provide crucial support to students through scholarships and grants, as well as essential professional development opportunities for faculty and staff. The Foundation was honored to provide over $70,000 in scholarships to SCCC studentsattheMay2011HonorsConvocation,andweareworkinghardtoexpand these opportunities in 2011-2012. Finally,onbehalfoftheentireBoard,I'dliketorecognizelongtimeFoundationstaff memberVladiaBoniewski,whoretiredinSeptember2011after31yearsofdedicated servicetoSchenectadyCountyCommunityCollegeandtheSCCCFoundation.Many studentsandalumnibenefitedovertheyearsfromMs.Boniewski'seffortstoraise fundsforscholarships,capitalimprovementsandsupportofSCCC'sfacultyandstaff development and academic programs. In2011-2012,Ilookforwardtoworkingwithallofyouto"growgiving"insupport of SCCC. Types of Gifts As of 8/31/11 Annual Scholarships: 24.5% Endowed Scholarships: 7% Unrestricted Giving: 38% Support for Student and College Programs: 24% In-kind Gifts: 6.5% Net Asset Breakdown Foundation assets as of 8/31/11 Total: $4,348,918 Other Restricted Purposes: 46% Unendowed Scholarships: 8% Unrestricted: 11% Endowed Scholarships: 35% MichaelTobin SCCC Foundation Board Chair 22 SCCC FOUNDATION RaceNamedInHonorofPrescottBrown Schenectady County Community College PresentsAn Evening of Rhythm and Blues HonoraryChairsRayandValerieBleserwelcomed300gueststo SCCC'sGalaattheGlenSandersMansiononNovember19,2010. The festive evening kicked off the holiday season with a sumptuous dinnerfollowedbydancingtomusicbyColleenPrattand Friends. The event raised more than $37,000 to support SCCC studentsandtheCollege'scontinuedgrowthanddevelopment. (left) Congressman Paul Tonko dances with Foundation Board Member Betty Barlyn. (right) Foundation Board Chair Mike Tobin and his wife Betsy enjoy the evening. FamilyandfriendsofthelateProfessorPrescottBrowngathered onAug.24,2011,atSaratogaRaceCoursetowatchBuckleUp ButtercupwinthePrescottBrownMemorialRace.Mrs.Marylou WhitneyandMr.JohnHendricksonnamedtheraceinProfessor Brown'shonor,andalsomadeagenerouscontributiontoSCCC's PrescottBrownMemorialScholarship. A special thank you to the 2010 Gala's Corporate Sponsors: Platinum TheGlenSandersMansion Gold The Times Union Silver Marshall&SterlingUpstate,Inc. NBT Bank Synthesis,LLP Bronze 1st National Bank of Scotia BMPC-KnollsAtomicPowerLaboratory CrownePlaza Galesi Group The Gazette GE KeyBank Martin,HardingandMazzotti,LLP PriceChopper'sGolubFoundation SuperPower,Inc. Trustco Bank ReturningAdultStudentEarnsLargestCollege Scholarship Anthony Bellamy, Chemical Dependency Counseling major, earned the Broughton FellowshipProgramforExcellence.The award is the largest scholarship given at SCCC, and is presented to a full-time matriculatedstudent,whohasa3.2GPA or higher. The recipient must also exhibit strong moral character and a commitment to excellence. After graduating from SCCC, Anthony plans to attend the University at Albany to pursue his degree in Human Services. Annual Report 2011 23 SCCC Foundation News GuestsMakeFood for Thought and All That JazzOverwhelmingSuccess Food for Thought and All That Jazz on April 5, 2011, was our most successfuleventever.Thissignatureevent,featuringSCCC's nationally-accreditedprogramsinMusicandCulinaryArts, attracted a record number of attendees with nearly 350 tickets sold.Netproceedstotaled$60,468,exceedingourrevenuegoalby 27percent,witha60percentincreaseincorporatesponsorship. DavidAlanMiller,ConductorandMusicDirectoroftheAlbany SymphonyOrchestra,servedasHonoraryChair.Hespoke eloquentlyattheeventaboutthevalueofacademicendeavors likeourMusicandCulinaryArtsprograms,andtheirabilityto enrich our lives. ManythankstoSpecialEventsCommitteemembers:Barbara BishopWard(Chair),BettyBarlyn,DianeSmithFaubion,Paola Horvath,MargaretKing,TracyLewis,AnnMarieLizzi,Ceil Mack,JeanneMaloy,TerryPhillips,LoisSmith-Law,Bob Sullivan,TinaVersaci,KarenZalewski-WildzunasandRachel Zimolka for their assistance in making this a successful event. 3 1 2 Thank you again to our Corporate Sponsors: Platinum The Times Union Gold Marshall&SterlingUpstate,Inc. Stewart'sShops Silver MVPHealthcare,Inc. CSArch KeyBank Bronze CapitalDistrictPhysicians'HealthPlan(CDPHP) CrownePlaza 1st National Bank of Scotia Galesi Group The Gazette GriffithDardanelliArchitects,PC Martin,Harding&Mazzotti,LLP PriceChopper'sGolubFoundation 4 1. David Alan Miller 2. Student Jazz Ensemble 3. Culinary Arts Students and Faculty 4. Dr. William Anderson, Vice President of Administration, Betty Barlyn, Special Event Committee Member, Dr. William Meckley, Dean of the School of Music 5. Randy Collins, of sponsor CSArch, and Sheryl Collins 6. Angelo Mazzone '74, Owner of Mazzone Hospitality Mark your calendar for the 2012 Food for Thought and All That Jazz: Tuesday, April 3, 2012! 24 SCCC 5 6 FOUNDATION NewEmergencyGrantProgramforWomen Funding to assist female students experiencing unusual or severe financial strain due to sudden unforeseen crisis was made available after the SCCC Foundation, Inc. formalizedtheWomen'sFundoftheCapitalRegionEmergencyFinancialAssistance Program.TheWomen'sFundisacollaborationoftheCommunityFoundationforthe Greater Capital Region and United Way of the Greater Capital Region, bringing together more than 300 women, donors, volunteers and community and business leaders, committed to supporting projects that create systemic change and move women and girls toward financial stability and independence. Students were given a maximum of a $500 grant per student per year through the program. Examples of emergency situations may include emergency travel, funeral expenses, temporary emergency housing, emergency car repairs, emergency child care expenses,medicalexpensesnotcoveredbyinsurance,house/apartmentfiredamage and emergency textbook replacement. WeappreciatethesupportoftheWomen'sFundoftheCapitalRegion. MohawkHondaCreates Scholarship (l.tor.)CharlesSteiner,Presidentof the Chamber of Schenectady County; Dr.QuintinBullock,PresidentofSCCC; SteveHaraden,VicePresidentofMohawk Honda;JeffHaraden,PresidentofMohawk Honda;andMelindaCivic'11unveilthe 2012HondaCivic,aspartofMohawk Honda'sgrandopeningcelebrationat their new location on Rt. 50 in Glenville. Steve and Jeff Haraden announced the creation of an annual full scholarship at SCCC for a Scotia-Glenville High School senior as part of the event. LuncheonRecognizesDonors OnOct.20,2010,theSCCCFoundationhostedaspecialluncheontorecognizeall donorsfromthepreviousyear.RemarksweremadebyDouglasLohnas,aformer FoundationBoardmemberandlongtimeSCCCsupporter,andLarissaDiaz'11,a doublemajorinPerformingArts:MusicandPerformingArts:Drama.Larissashared her prior educational experience, the success she has experienced at SCCC and her appreciationforreceivingtheBroughtonFellowshipProgramforExcellence. Tournament Named for Alum CathiandMattBarbaroatthe Clockwise from top left: Doug Lohnas; Presentation of check of $1,000 to President Bullock from John Battin from the Tri-County Vietnam Era Veterans; Larissa Diaz '11. September 2010 Annual Nick Barbaro MemorialGolfTournament,which raisesmoneytobenefitSCCC'sNicholas BarbaroMusicScholarship.Nicholas,a PerformingArts:Musicmajor,graduated in2003.The2010recipient,EricVon Fricken, a pianist, plans to transfer to the BerkleeCollegeofMusic. Annual Report 2011 25 SCCC Foundation News ThankYou! The SCCC Foundation gratefully acknowledges the following individuals, businesses, civic and professional organizations, and local foundations for their annual fund and scholarship gifts, as well as their participation in our special events. For the period September 1, 2010 � October 31, 2011 President's Circle ($25,000 � or more) Catherine Kindl The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. Legacy Society ($10,000 - $24,999) Anonymous The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region-Bender Scientific Fund The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region-Women's Fund of the Capital Region General Electric Foundation Richmor Aviation The Smachlo Foundation Founder's Society ($5,000 - $9,999) Capital Communications Federal Credit Union The Glen Sanders Mansion Ernest L. and Florence L. Judkins Fund KeyBank Foundation Marshall & Sterling Upstate, Inc. Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP NBT Bank New York Propane Gas Association SCCC Student Government Association Emeriti ($2,500 - $4,999) 1st National Bank of Scotia Betty and Lyle Barlyn Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation Gerard and Patricia Buckhout CDPHP Michael DellaRocco Galesi Group The Gazette Newspapers General Electric Power Systems Walter Grattidge Karen Johnson KeyBank Douglas and Susan Lohnas M/E Engineering, PC Mohawk Honda-Haraden Family Price Chopper's Golub Foundation Proctor's Theatre Lewis and Gretchen Rubenstein Stewart's Shops SuperPower, Inc. Synthesis, LLP Trustco Bank Michael and Stephanie Wollman Laureates ($1,000 - $2,499) The Adirondack Trust Company Barnes & Noble Barbara Bishop Ward and Anthony Ward Vladia C. Boniewski '71 and Daniel Vallely '76 Capital District Transportation Authority Diana O. Carter Frank and Susan Casler Mark '74 and Deborah '73 Cieslak Confrerie De La Chaine Des Rotisseurs Crowne Plaza Joan Dembinski '09 Fenimore Asset Management, Inc. Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund General Electric Company Melissa and Doug Hahn Charitable Trust Roger and Sherley Hannay Penny Haynes Higgins, Roberts, Beyerl and Coan, PC Paola and James Horvath John C. and Susan K. Hubbard Foundation, Inc. John S. Jones LeChase Construction Service Lombardi, Walsh, Wakeman, Harrison, Amodeo & Davenport, PC M&T Bank Ceil and James Mack Maple Leaf Childcare Center, Inc. MVP Health Plan, Inc. National Grid Northeastern Fine Jewelry Terry and Anne Phillips Prestige Services, Inc. Yono and Donna Purnomo Quandt's Foodservice Distributors, Inc. Rotary Club of Niskayuna The Rotary Club of Schenectady Foundation Robert Ruggeri and Mary Thackeray SCCC - The Hospitality Club Harvey and Margaret Schadler The Schenectady Foundation Anna '84 and Allen Slaterpryce Donna '81 and Charles Slavik Lois Smith-Law and Christopher Law Soroptimist International of Schenectady Charles and Marcia Steiner Michael and Betsy Tobin Tri-County Council of Vietnam Era Veterans James and Carolyn Williams Zonta Club of Schenectady, Inc. Scholars ($500 - $999) A Place For Jazz, LTD Wallace and Jane Altes Martha and Ed Asselin Gabriel and Diane Basil Ferdie and Veronica Bowman '75 Ann Fleming Brown Quintin B. Bullock Grayce Burian Kathleen M. Burke '99 Capital Living and Rehabilitation Centres CapitalCare Medical Group, LLC The Chazen Companies Michael Chiusano Nancy and Andrew Crapo Tom and Linnea D'Andrea Vincent Depasquale '91 Dimension Fabricators, Inc. Frank Dubois John Ebersole and Constance Cramer Barbara Ganey Neil and Jane Golub Neil and Jane Golub Foundation, Inc. Griffith Dardanelli Architects, PC Penny Haynes Christopher G. Henry '92 Analine Hicks Ingalls & Associates, LLP Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties Michael Karl and Sharon Roberts-Karl Dan and Georgia Kelly Richard and Kathy Kotlow Ray and Anne LaRoche The Lunch Bunch Marvin & Company, PC McCary & Huff Joshua Murphy '00 Denise Murphy McGraw and David McGraw Carmel and William Patrick Carolyn Taylor Pinn '82 and Malcolm Pinn Eugene and Eleanor Rowland SCCC - Spanish Club SCCC - Faculty Association Schenectady County Initiative Program Schenectady Musical Union Local 85-133 Stracher Roth Gilmore Architects Robert J. and Rosemary Sullivan Esther Swanker Congressman Paul D. Tonko Toshiba Business Solutions - NY Michael and Lynette Tucker Turner Construction Company United Way of Greater Capital Region 26 SCCC FOUNDATION William VanHoesen '74 Tina Chericoni Versaci and Vincent Versaci Educators ($250 - $499) Adirondack Beverages Benita Allaire Cynthia `98 and James Amell William Anderson Stephen K. Astmann Belvedere Hotel, LLC Maxine Borom Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union #2 Denise Brucker Sandra Boynton Capital Affairs LLC Randolph and Sheryl Collins Community Development Resources, LLC Carol and Richard DeFries Deily, Mooney & Glastetter, LLP Mary Jane Dike Ann DiSarro Luis Estrada Mark and Margaret Felthousen Felthousen's Florist Eileen '07 and Raymond Fox '73 Friendship Baptist Church Raymond R. Gillen Wallace and Adeline Graham Marion Grimes Bernard and Nancy Heller Laurie Hempstead Leonard Herman Eugene Hood '86 Norma Hudson Harvey and Margaret '81 Huff KAPL NOVA Society Lynne and James King Margaret C. King Edwin and Torrie Kintz Jayme Lahut and Katherine Robinson Mary Ann LaRocco Lavelle & Finn, LLP Catherine and Bradley Lewis Living Resources William and Joan Mack Daria Mallin Marriott Albany Dan Nicolaescu Norampac James O'Connell Paul Mitchell The School Ted and Angela Potrikus Angela M. and C.S. Prestigiacomo Thaddeus Raushi Thomas and Barbara Rider Roemer Wallens Gold & Mineaux LLP Thomas and Barbara Sauer SCCC - Business and Law Club SCCC - Restart Club Schenectady County American Legion Committee Schenectady County Disabled Veterans Inc. Schenectady First Fund Helga Schroeter Sciocchetti & Associates, PLLC Vernon and June Scoville Judith Seltzer '92 SI Group, Inc. Yvonne Sinnamon Jan and Stanley Smith Stanley and Ellen Strauss Cynthia Taber Eli Taub and Nancy Bell Assemblyman James Tedisco U.W. Marx Construction Company Diana Vianna-Brignola Carol and Samuel Wait, Jr. Ernest and Barbara Walton Susan '78 and Chet Watson John and Jean Wilkinson Karen Zalewski-Wildzunas Rachel Zimolka Associates ($100 - $249) Eileen Abrahams Eileen Alessandrini Assemblyman George and Joelle Amedore Antonucci's Wholesale Produce, Inc. Atlantic Projects Company, Inc. The Family of Melvin Bartlett Alan and Andrea Baum Susan Beaudoin Helen Boniewski Renee Bradley Susan Braidwood Judith '94 and Rodger Brodeur Louis and Judith Buhrmaster Capital District YMCA Eunice Chouffi Timothy Coakley Justine Connelly Crisafulli Brothers Nettie and Herbert Crossman CSArch John and Nicolette '95 Daniels Gretchen DeKalb Aubrie DiGiacomo '99 Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation Brenda Eckler '99 Joan Elliott Ellis Hospital Envision Architects, PC Gary Farkas Diane Smith Faubion and William Faubion Blanche Fischer Bradley Fisher Fort Orange Press, Inc. Margaret Fryling '95 Leonard Gaines General Electric Woman's Club Inger '79 and Ivar Giaever Gilbane Building Company Girls Incorporated, Inc. Julia Glikina Gorman Brothers, Inc. George and Joan Gould Matthew and Melissa Grattan Greno Industries, Inc. Christine and Bernard Grossman Eileen and Jeffrey Handelman The Hanley Foundation Bruce and Doris Hering Catherine Hesler Thelma P. Hill '75 Edward Hubbard '79 David Hughes Roger Hull James Jamieson Darren Johnson Hugh Johnson Kent and Gillian Johnson Sharon Jordan Ernest and Gloria Kahn Maria Keary Lois '11 and Michael Keefrider, Jr. Deborah '72 and Douglas Kreifels L&P Media Robert and Mary Liebers Lois Linster '89 Ann Marie Lizzi Steve Lobel George and Mary Lou Lockyer Wayne Locust Susan Lombardi Mary-Alice and James Lynch Helen MacDonald Jeanne Maloy Dorothy Mancusi Michael Mastrella Frank and Janice Maurizio Michele McClave George and Beth McCullough James McGarvey William and Dreama Meckley Annual Report 2011 27 SCCC Foundation News Judith Middelkoop '90 Emily Miller '10 David S. Moore Malinda Myers Althea Nelson Thomas and Ann Nelson Niskayuna Wines & Liquors Northeast Information Systems, Inc. Northeast Parent and Child Society Novus Engineering, PC NYSUT Carl and Joann Paulsen Kim Perone J. Richard and Cindy Phillippe Constance Pollock Dorothea Potochnik Steven and Gail Prout RBC Wealth Management Janet and Cornelius Robbins Terry Ross '71 Daniel and Deborah Round Michael Russo Sage Colleges Angelo and Jennifer Santabarbara Saratoga County Rural Preservation Company Scott Sauer SCCC - Tutor Networking Club SCCC - Aviation Club Laura Schweitzer and Michael Gruenthal SEFCU - A Federal Credit Union Jared Shaker '07 Leonard A. and R. Hall Slade John Smith '03 Bernard Socha Catherine Stevens Dorothy Stevens Ruth '90 and Bruno Tolge United Way of Greater Capital Region The University at Albany Foundation Nick and Gail Valentino Angela Vannucci Vicarious Visions Ann and Emile Walraven Pamela and David Walsh Sharon Wesley Christian Wessell '00 White Lake Music & Post Richard and Margie Wickerham Kimberly '85 and Martin Williams Dianna Woodward-Clifford '97 and Robert Clifford Friends ($1 - $99) David Ashley '87 Lois Atkinson John Auger Edward and Edna Baker Thomas Baker Mary Barbagelata '92 Patricia Barker Loretta Becker '85 Lana Belardo '95 Margaret Benacquista '78 Philip and Dorothy Bentley Domenica Bonacquist Veronica '75 and Ferdie Bowman David Brough '81 Paul and Margaret Bryant James and Judith Burns Miriam Cajuste William Canova '88 Ralph and Nancy Caparulo Capparullo Designs Alan Carter Amelia Carter Linda Carter '06 Edmund and Debra Cechnicki Michael and Joan Celentano M.V.K. and Padma Chari Heather Childs '96 Anthony Collins '78 Karen Conger '01 Anneliese Conley James and Peg Connolly James Conroy, III '93 Thomas Constantine '83 David and Ellen Coplon Andrea Coppola '72 Charlene Cornell Gary Cross '85 Michael Crowley '08 Thomas Davenport Lois Davis Richard '72 and Victoria Deiber Christopher Del Vecchio '11 James Denison Carmela and Ralph DiGiorgio, Jr. Anargyros Dikas '96 Susan and John Donahue Michael Dzikowski '01 Gilbert '80 and Mary Ehmke Therese Fitzgerald Richard '98 and Cheryl Fitzpatrick Bernadine '82 and Leroy Foley Sheri Fox '11 Judith Fruiterman Richard Fuerst Virginia and John Gajewski Hope Geisler '94 Robert and Brenda Gioia Patricia and Walter Godlewski Amy Goldfarb Brian and Debra Gordon Susan Gordon '10 Maryann Graybash '98 Christine and Bernard Grossman Richard Hall Irene Harper Reginald Harris '07 Eleanor Hartigan Patricia Haskell '08 Richard and Ann Hegney Doreen Hennessey '75 Paul and Irena '74 Hiatt Robert and Susan Hoff Charles Horowitz IBM International Foundation (IIF) Michelle Isopo '09 John and Mary Kalas James Kalohn Thomas and Dorothy Kelly Michael Kennedy '02 K. Scott Kilbourn '97 and Diane Bengtson Kilbourn Susan Knapik Lindsey Krajewski Paul and Wendy Krebs Edward and Elizabeth Kurtik Rita LaBelle Elizabeth LaCerais Gary '89 and Maura Lanoue William Lawrence Ira and Doris Lazar Kathy Liska '02 Frances Loeffler Amy Machold '08 Joann and Norman R. Maender Veronica Mattas '81 John and Joan Maxam Victor and Liz Mazzotti Charlotte McAllister Heather Meaney Max and Lois Mendelson Patricia Mogro '83 Rozanne Monteparo Deborah Moran Sharon Nania Kathleen Neff '08 Russell '74 and Maria Newnham Siu Ng Robert and Constance Nolte Ann Marie Parks '82 Peter Pedone '81 Leesa Perazzo Lester and Sally Perlee Theresa Petrone Peter Pink 28 SCCC FOUNDATION Shannon Popp Shirley and Richard Ratajak David and Catherine Raycroft Thomas `06 and Tammy Rehberg Carol `88 and William Reynolds Brian Ritter Emily Ross and Michael Devlin Kathleen Ryan '89 David G. Sampson Donna and Anthony Scavullo SCCC - The Technology Club William Shannon Patricia '86 and Edward Shapiro Mary Ann and John Sheehy Theresa Smith '84 Anton Solomon and Jane Meader Nye Andrea '85 and Donald Stalpinski J. '79 and Jerra-Marie Sullivan Patricia Sullivan Martha and Bohdan Szuminskyj Terry Taylor '07 Donna '92 and Richard Tessitore '00 Randolph Thomas '79 Theodore and Katie Toskaner Tatjana Trueman '05 John '86 and Veronica Tyrrell Richard Van Ness D. and Martha Van Vleet Thomas and Susan '87 VanWert Barbara and Ernest Walton Brent and Donna Wheat Patrick '74 and Geraldine Wilkinson Margaret Williams-Tine and John Tine Dawn Winkler Paula Young '87 In Memory of Nicholas Barbaro '03 Adirondack Foot Care Joseph and Jody Anson Anthony and Christianne Apuzzi Thomas Ayers Matthew and Catherine Barbaro Wayne Beale James and Anne Beard Wendy Berninger Michael and Eleanor Beson Eric Bieber Kimberly Bolster and Jonathan Bain Catherine and Kevin Brauer Quintin B. Bullock Donald Burriesci Susan and Leo Butera John-Michael Caldaro David and Mary Campe John and Colleen Coletta Timothy and Tracy Conley Adam and Tryntze Conway Thomas and Jane Conway Joseph and Kathleen Culella Thomas Czerwinski Daniel D'Amboise Jonathan Dippert Thomas and Carole Doody Christopher and Kristen Douglas Erik Edson Frank and Michele Fazio Ira Feinberg Andrew Fetsko Mark and Jasmine Fleischer Sean Gnat Michael Gutchell Robert and Susan Hoff Sean Hunter Richard Jung Glenn King Mike Krenrich Kevin Lavigne Thomas J. Link Benjamin Masaitis Theo Mayak James and Mary McGuirk Tom McManus Wayne and Carol Mizerak Robert and Andrea Morehouse Carmel and William Patrick Jose Posada Annmarie and Michael Rizzo David Rushman Donald Schaak Mark Seth Laurence and Marilyn Shapiro Matt Sickles Daniel Smith, Jr. Peter Sparagna Robert and Janice Swider Angela Urbano Christine Urbano John and Jody Van Voris Mark Wright Don Zee In Memory Of Eleanor Bialczak Susan and John Donahue In Memory Of Prescott Brown '71 Advisory Board for the School of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Martha and Ed Asselin Thomas Baker Gabriel and Diane Basil Loretta Becker James and Mary Lauren Bigley Vladia C. Boniewski and Daniel Vallely Darline and C. R. Boykin David E. Brough Kevin and Lora Brown Kyle Brown Paul and Margaret Bryant Quintin B. Bullock Amelia Carter Justine Connelly Charleen DeLorenzo Diane and Robert Denman Mary Jane Dike Susan and John Donahue Bernice Dunn Brenda Eckler John and Elizabeth Eisenhardt Raymond and Eileen Fox Lynn Harkness Penny Haynes Ellen and Richard Heekin Bernard and Nancy Heller Paul and Irena Hiatt Jay Kesslen Margaret King Mariann and David Kopecki Laura McDonough Rozanne Monteparo Thomas Nelson and Ann Henderson Thinn Oo Alexis Pappas Diane Pastore Sandi Petronis Angela Prestigiacomo Alice Renna Barbara and Paul Rhoades Matthew Rhoades Luke and Nicole Rigolosi Jeannette Robb Mary Ann Rooney James and Susan Rudaitis Darlene Sagatis Donna and Anthony Scavullo SCCC Faculty Association Robert Schramm Timothy and Jane Schramm Douglas Shattuck Mary Ann and John Sheehy Gail and Harold Sokol Judith Spitz Donald and Caroline Steuer Anthony and Pamela Strianese Cynthia Taber Terry Treis Eugene Vandyke Annual Report 2011 29 SCCC Foundation News Jane Wait William Walbridge Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson David Wixted Cynthia and Albin Zielaskowski In Memory Of Mary Gioia Daniel and Kelly Ann Gioia Patricia Gioia Robert and Brenda Gioia Eugene Leary Lawrence and Susan Paul Theodore and Katie Toskaner In Memory Of Alexander Larocco Mary Ann LaRocco Lawrence and Susan Paul In Memory Of Stuart Spitz Nicole Acey Martha and Ed Asselin Gabriel and Diane Basil Vladia C. Boniewski and Daniel Vallely Paul and Margaret Bryant Harry and Nancyann Buffardi Michael and Nancy Cicciu Ryan Cicciu Vincent Coletti and Dawn Austin-Coletti Anneliese Conley Jean Cunningham Bernard and Carol Dame Carol and Richard DeFries Christopher Del Vecchio Dillon and Gloria Dennis Angelina and John DiGiorgio Carmela and Ralph DiGiorgio, Jr. Robert and Roslyn Donlon Dolores Fazio David and Pamela Fialkoff Sheila Foglietta Rampant Hallum and Anne Marie Dame-Hallum Richard Hartig Penny Haynes Carole and Robert Isgro Anna Lepri Chester and Ann Marie Massari Dennis Mott Thomas Nelson and Ann Henderson Sharon and Thomas Olivieri Dominick and Arlene Patierno Anthony Patricca Christine and Thomas Patricca Joe Piccirillo Shirley and Richard Ratajak Carol and William Reynolds SCCC Faculty Association SCCC Student Government Association Lesley Spinnicchia Anthony and Pamela Strianese Kathleen Swanker WSTM/WSTQ David and Laurie Wallace George and Elizabeth Williams Cynthia and Albin Zielaskowski In Memory Of Bonnie Sysol LCS&Z, LLP In Memory Of Ita Wade Michael and Mary Wade In Memory Of Arnold Amell, Emily Ciervo, Robert Grant, Anna Marotta, Calvin Miller And Sara Murray Mary Ann LaRocco In Memory Of Karl Zipf Friends at Delaware, DOT's Materials and Research Laboratory The Holly Consort Sara B. Johnson Janis Z. Maeder Gilbert and Carol Neild Phyllis A. Olin Marcus and Julie Sandleman Lloyd and Virginia Wells In Honor Of Frank Plemenik, Jr. Mary Ann LaRocco In Kind Gifts Regalo A Gift Experience, Inc. AIDS Council of Northeastern NY Albany Aqua Ducks, Inc. Albany Symphony Orchestra Albany Times Union Ambitions Coffee House and Eatery Antonucci's Wholesale Produce, Inc. Art-N-Soul Betty C. Barlyn Barbara Bishop Ward Blown Away Boscia's Liquor Judith A. Brodeur Bromley Mountain The Brown Derby Brown School Quintin B. Bullock Capital District YMCA Capital Repertory Theatre Century House, Inc. Chez Daisie The College Store CTC Inc., Tire Warehouse The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center The Edison Club The Egg El Loco Mexican Cafe Empire Jazz Orchestra Experience & Creative Design, Ltd Felthousen's Florist Five Star Frame & Art Shops Fox & Schingo Gabriel's Supermarket Gideon Putnam Hotel The Glen Sanders Mansion Glennpeter Jewelers Gold's Gym Grandma's Country Restaurant Guidarelli's Wine and Liquor Store Hannay Reels, Inc. Suzanne Hartz Head to Tail Pet Wellness Center Hoffman Development Corporation Paola Horvath Howe Caverns, Inc. Michael Karl Lynne O. King Margaret C. King La Modo Lisa The Lady's Got Glass Lake George Steamboat Company The Lamar Companies Marriott Albany Marvin & Company, PC Mayfair Jewelers Michael's Shoe Service MochaLisa's Caffe Mohawk Golf Club Monro Muffler/Brake & Service MVP Health Plan, Incorporated National Baseball Hall of Fame Niskayuna Wines & Liquors Northeastern Fine Jewelry Paula Ohlhous One Beaded Sister The Open Door Bookstore Carmel and William Patrick Pattersonville Furniture Store Paul Mitchell The School Phillips Hardware Physical Therapy Associates of Schenectady, PC Plaza Linen Service Proctor's Gift Center Proctor's Theatre Retail Council of New York State Roman Villa Restaurant Tiziana Rota Rubbin Butts BBQ 30 SCCC FOUNDATION Rudnick's Uniforms Rumors, Inc. Saratoga Casino and Raceway The Saratoga Hilton Saratoga Performing Arts Center Schenectady Museum and Suite Bueche Planetarium Scotia Wines & Spirits Scott's Hallmark Simon's Men's Wear Sondra's Fine Jewelry Inc. Sow's Ear Studio Spectrum 8 Theatres Stewart's Shops The Stockade Inn Robert J. Sullivan Sunmark Federal Credit Union Sysco Albany, LLC Taste Time Warner Cable TJ's Flightline Pub Michael and Betsy Tobin Congressman Paul D. Tonko Union College The Van Dyck Restaurant & Lounge Tina Chericoni Versaci Vicarious Visions Village Paint & Decorating Within the Ribbon YNN, Your News Now Matching Gift Companies Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation General Electric Foundation IBM International KeyBank Foundation Wachovia Foundation Scholarships Awarded for 2010-2011 The SCCC Foundation gratefully acknowledges the following individuals, businesses, civic and professional organizations and local foundations for their annual and endowed scholarships.* A Place for Jazz Scholarship Ainslee B. and Alice S. Allen Scholarship Ameer Ali Memorial Scholarship American Legion of Schenectady Award for American History Aviation Science Scholarship Thomas and Patricia Baker Human Services Award Nicholas M. Barbaro Music Scholarship Melvin E. Bartlett Sr. Memorial Scholarship Bechtel Scholarship Robert Becker Jr. Veteran's Scholarship Hector Boiardi Scholarships Clinton A. Braidwood Memorial Scholarship William G. Broughton Fellowship Program for Excellence Prescott A. Brown Memorial Scholarship Brown-O'Connell Tourism Scholarship Grayce Susan Burian Award Peter F. Burnham Award (Sponsored by Price Chopper's Golub Foundation) Capital Living and Rehabilitation Centres Scholarships Robert F. Case Memorial Scholarship Cha�ne Des R�tisseurs Scholarship Dr. Erma Ruth Chestnut Scholarship Amadeo Dabul Achievement Awards Michael J. Della Rocco Jr. and James Wilson Scholarship Michael J. Della Rocco Sr. Memorial Scholarship Maude H. Dunlap Scholarship Randall B. Flint Scholarship Friendship Baptist Church Scholarship Simeo J. Gallo Music Scholarship Mary Regina Gioia Scholarship Give Back Scholarship Gold Key Award (Sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa) George C. Gould Scholarship Karen Brown Johnson Scholarship Marion J. Jones Memorial Scholarship Ernest L. and Florence L. Judkins Scholarship Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties Scholarship Fred and Catherine Kindl Alternative Energy Scholarship Fred and Catherine Kindl Nanoscale Materials Technology Scholarship Dr. John S. Krempa Memorial Scholarship Dr. Alexander T. LaRocco Memorial Scholarship Richard W. Lawton, M.D. Memorial Scholarship Harold F. Lewis Scholarship John B. Loffredo Scholarship Douglas and Susan Lohnas Music Talent Scholarship Lunch Bunch Scholarship Maple Leaf Childcare Center Scholarship Fred and Alice McChesney Memorial Scholarship The McCormick Family Scholarship for Marines Dale Miller Chef's Professionalism Scholarship Charles Mills and Irene Prazak Memorial Scholarships Mohawk Honda Scholarship Mohawk Valley Kennel Club, Inc. Scholarship Joshua Murphy Scholarship Music Talent Scholarship New York State Home Bureau Human Services Scholarship New York State Home Bureau Betty S. Igler Scholarship New York State Home Bureau Eleanor Jenks Scholarship New York State Home Bureau Paralegal Scholarship Gail Nolan Memorial Scholarship The Porter-Robbins Music Scholarship Prestige Services Scholarship Richmor Aviation Scholarship Yvonne Rockstroh Memorial Scholarship Rotary Club of Niskayuna Scholarship Rotary Club of Schenectady Foundation Scholarship Lewis and Gretchen Rubenstein Scholarship SCCC Alumni Scholarship SCCC Faculty-Student Association Scholar Awards SCCC Foundation Scholar Awards SCCC Restart Club Scholarship SCCC Spanish Club Scholarship SCCC Student Government Association Merit Scholarship SCCC Student Government Association Scholarship College Service SCCC Student Government Association Scholarship Community Service SCCC Student Government Association Scholarship President's Award SCCC Tutor Networking Club Scholarship Schenectady County Legal Aid Society Scholarship Max and Betty Hershkowitz Award Schenectady Hispanic Heritage Committee Scholarship Schenectady Job Service Employer Committee Scholarships Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority Scholarship in Honor of Sharon Jordan Allen and Anna Slaterpryce Family Scholarship Soroptimist International of Schenectady Scholarship Stuart J. Spitz Disney Scholarship Stuart J. Spitz Memorial Scholarship Ethel Harder Steiner Memorial Scholarship Elbert Stillwaggon Memorial Scholarship Sponsored by the New York Propane Gas Association (NYPGA) SUNY Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarship Program (Sponsored by the SCCC Foundation, Inc. and SUNY) SuperPower Scholarship in Memory of Dr. Andrei Rar Thursday Musical Club Scholarship Tri-County Council of Vietnam Era Veterans and Gold Star Mothers Scholarship Ita S. Wade Scholarship Women's Club of Schenectady in Memory of Jessie Zoller Scholarship Women's Fund of the Capital Region Scholarship Jason D. Woodward Scholarships Yono's Scholarship Zonta Club of Schenectady � Florence Kudernatch Memorial Scholarship *Scholarships shown in color are new scholarships or were awarded for the first time in 2010-2011. Annual Report 2011 31 SCCC Foundation News Keystone Society The Keystone Society is the recognition society that honors those alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of SCCC who have named the SCCC Foundation in their estate plans, either through a will, trust, life income plan, or other arrangement. We thank and recognize the following individuals who have made a special commitment to SCCC. We are grateful for their vision, which will enhance the educational opportunities for future SCCC students. Keystone Society members are recognized on the Wall of Honor in the Begley Library lobby, in our Annual Report, and are also guests at our Annual Donor Recognition Luncheon. If you have named the SCCC Foundation in your estate plans, you are considered a member of the Keystone Society. For more information, please contact Carmel Patrick, Executive Director of Development, at (518) 381-1442. Anonymous (4) Benita C. Allaire Dr. Stephen K. Astmann Helen H. Begley* Vladia C. Boniewski `71 Professor Grayce Susan Burian, SCCC Emeritus Charles W. Carl, Jr.* Professor Peter Cousins, SCCC Emeritus* Professor Mary Jane Dike, SCCC Emeritus Karen* and Walter Grattidge Al and Anita Haugen Dr. Margaret (Peggy) King Professor Jessica K. Malheiros, SCCC Emeritus, Founding Faculty Member* Thomas Nelson and Ann Henderson Thomas L. and Barbara M. Rider Janet P. Robbins, SCCC Emeritus Gretchen and Lewis Rubenstein Donald F. Schenk '74* Phyllis E. Gordon Stanton *In Memoriam SCCC Foundation Board of Directors 2010-2011 Michael Tobin Pryba,Tobin&Co.,CPA's,PC Chair Michael Wollman KAPL Chair-Elect Dr. Quintin B. Bullock CollegePresident Secretary Frank Casler, CFP KeyInvestmentServices,LLC Treasurer Betty Carol Barlyn BCBEventManagement Paola Horvath County Waste Gary E. Hughes SchenectadyCountyLegislature Ann Marie Lizzi Time Warner Cable Ceil S. Mack NewYorkOncologyHematology Jeanne Maloy Marshall&SterlingUpstate Inc. Victor L. Mazzotti, Esq. Martin,Harding&Mazzotti,, LLP Denise Murphy McGraw Bogdan,Lasky&Kopley,LLC Terry Phillips CommunityVolunteer Ted Potrikus Retail Council of New York State Robert E. Ruggeri, Esq. State University of New York Lois G. Smith-Law Deily,Mooney&Glastetter, LLP Robert J. Sullivan International Turbine Support Tina Chericoni Versaci Attorney Barbara Bishop Ward Interior Consultant Chris Wessell '00 PinnacleRecruiting Rachel A. Zimolka, MP Sunmark Federal Credit Union 2010-2011 SCCC Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors Back row: (left to right) Ted Potrikus, Chris Wessell, Betty Barlyn, Jeanne Maloy, Robert Sullivan, Robert Ruggeri Front row: (left to right) Barbara Bishop Ward, Ann Marie Lizzi, Frank Casler, Mike Tobin, Quintin Bullock, Paola Horvath, Ceil Mack Missing: Gary Hughes, Victor Mazzotti, Denise Murphy McGraw, Lois Smith-Law, Tina Chericoni Versaci, Mike Wollman, and Rachel Zimolka SCCCFoundation,Inc.MissionStatement TheSCCCFoundationexiststoraisefundsthatadvanceandsupporttheCollege'smissionto ensure student success. To fulfill its mission, the Foundation will identify and strengthen private and public relationships that promote and sustain the College and its community. These relationships enable the Foundation to create opportunities for students through scholarships, investing in faculty development, enhancing facilities, and capital improvement. VisionStatement TheFoundation'svisionistoprovidefinancialsupportforallstudentswhosegoalistoobtaina qualityeducation,whichwillenrichourcommunitywithawell-preparedcitizenryandworkforce. 32 SCCC Student Internships in the Community 2010-2011 Students at SCCC fulfill internships, fieldwork assignments and workplace observations in many community organizations, including the following: Accounting and Business WaltDisneyWorld(Orlando,Fla.) Walt Disneyland (Calif.) Golub Corporation Schenectady Economic Development Corporation MerriamInsurance New York State Automobile Dealers Association SCCC�PlanningandDevelopment SCCC�Administration Aviation Science AlbanyInternationalAirportOperationsOffice Richmor Aviation MurrayAvionics Chemical Dependency Counseling Altamont House Carver Community Counseling Services ConiferPark TheEleanorYoungOutpatientClinic EquinoxCounselingServices Hedgerow House Hope House New Choices Recovery Center Schoharie County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse SPARCSt.PetersAddictionRecovery StMary'sHospitalofAmsterdam TheVAHospitalofAlbany Computer Information Systems EngageLearning Computer Networking And Systems KeyBank Criminal Justice ParsonsChildandFamilyCenter RotterdamPoliceDepartment Saratoga Springs City Court SaratogaCountyProbation SchenectadyCountyProbation Schenectady County Sheriffs Department Schenectady Drug Court Schenectady Family Court ScotiaPoliceDepartment Zone5PoliceAcademy Early Childhood Albany County Head Start AlbanyMontessori BethlehemPreschool Brown School CalvaryUnitedMethodistChurch ChildProgramandFamilyResourceCenter CliftonParkCenterBaptistPreschool Club Fed Child Care Fun and Friends Family Home Care GatewayMontessoriatSCCC GlenvilleCooperativePreschool Greenfield Elementary GuilderlandYMCA Kindercare Kingsway Kids MapleleafDaycare,BurntHills,Guilderland, Malta,Rotterdam MartinLutherKingJr.MagnetSchool OurWorldMontessori Parson'sEarlyHeadStart Rexford'sHappyHomeDaycare Saratoga Independent School SCAPHeadStart Schenectady Day Nursery SchonowePreschool St.Anthony'sSchool SunriseChildren'sCenter WildwoodProgram YWCAChildren'sCenteratSCCC YWCAChildren'sCenteratSteinmetz YWCAChildren'sCenteratYatesVillage YWCAChildren'sCenteratWashingtonAvenue Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism AlbanyCountyConvention&VisitorsBureau AlbanyMarriott Aramark, Giant Stadium Aramark, Shea Stadium Centerplate Chartwells Desmond Hotel, Albany, N.Y. Disneyland (Anaheim, Calif.) EmpireMeetingSolutions KentuckyDerbyatChurchillDowns,Louisville,Ky. KeyBank MazzoneManagementGroup NYS Bar Association NYS Department of Tourism NYS Hospitality and Tourism Association PriceChopper Saratoga and Belmont N.Y. State Racing Association Site Solutions TGI Fridays WaltDisneyWorld(Orlando,Fla.) Human Services Baptist Health and Nursing Rehabilitation Center Bethesda House Captain-Youth and Family Services Carver Community Center Catholic Charities of Schenectady County Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center Dayhaven Eddy Ford Nursing Home Ellis Hospital Equinox Girls, Inc. of the Greater Capital Region Heritage Home for Women Hope House of Albany LivingResources MohawkOpportunities NortheastParentandChildSociety ParsonsChildandFamilyCenter PlannedParenthood SaratogaTherapeuticEquestrianProgram Schenectady City School District SchenectadyCommunityActionProgram (SCAP) Schenectady Community Headstart Schenectady County Department of Social Services SchenectadyInnerCityMinistry(SICM) Schenectady Jewish Community Center SojournHouse(SCAP) St.Peter'sAddictionRecoveryCenter(SPARC) WildwoodPrograms YMCAofSchenectady YWCA of Schenectady Music Albany City Schools BurntHills�BallstonLakeSchoolDistrict East Greenbush School District Guilderland School District Hoosick Falls School District MohonasenSchoolDistrict Niskayuna Central School District North Colonie School District Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School Saratoga City School District Schalmont School District Schenectady City School District Scotia-Glenville School District Shenendehowa Central Schools South Colonie School District Paralegal Family Courts LocalLawOffices PublicDefenderOffices New York State Assembly NewYorkStateOfficeoftheAttorneyGeneral NewYorkStateOfficeoftheComptroller New York State Senate YWCA,VictimAdvocacyOffice Schenectady County Community College 78 Washington Avenue Schenectady, NY 12305 www.sunysccc.edu