Nine NCC Faculty Members Receive SUNY Chancellor Awards


For Immediate Release – July 25, 2011 Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 Email:

 Nine Nassau Community College Faculty Members Receive State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Garden City, NY - The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence was presented to nine Nassau Community College faculty and staff members at a ceremony held this spring in the College Center Building. This prestigious award provides statewide recognition for superlative performance and outstanding professional achievement. Chancellor’s Award recipients are professionals who have repeatedly sought improvements in themselves, their campus and ultimately the state university system. These individuals serve as professional role models for a university system in the pursuit of excellence.

The Chancellor’s Awards program was created 37 years ago to honor the distinguished performance of SUNY’s teaching faculty, librarians and members of the professional service. “The committee is constantly amazed by the creative, innovative work our colleagues exhibit. We truly have an exceptional faculty and staff,” said Professor Deborah Tyler, Chair of the NCC Chancellor’s Award Selection Committee.

This year’s recipients are: Nina Hotvedt, Academic Senate; Dr. Marynita Anderson, History/Political Science/Geography; Prof. Glenn Williams, Physical Sciences; Dr. Jeanne Golan, Music; Prof. Thomas Emmerson IV, Art; Prof. Robert Lazaroff, English; Dr. Jack Lubowsky, Math/Computer Science/Information Technology; Dr. Caroline Olko, Psychology; Dr. Yih-Jin Young, Sociology.

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About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where nearly 23,000 full- and part-time students and almost 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.