J1251

Honoring Roberta Vogt upon the occaion of her desigantion as recipient of the Excellence in Alumni Service Award

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  • 12 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Roberta Vogt upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the Excellence in Alumni Service Award from
the University at Albany Alumni Association

WHEREAS, The State of New York takes great pride in acknowledging its
esteemed residents who have distinguished themselves in their community;
and
WHEREAS, Roberta "Bobbi" Vogt will be honored by the University at
Albany Alumni Association with the Excellence in Alumni Service Award
during its Excellence Awards Gala to be held at the Albany Hilton on
April 20, 2013; and
WHEREAS, This prestigious honor recognizes sustained leadership and
service to the Alumni Association and the University at Albany; and
WHEREAS, Bobbi earned a bachelors degree from the University in 1986,
and a masters in 1988; and
WHEREAS, She is currently a team manager in Key Bank's technology
area, and has partnered with the University since 2008 on numerous
projects which promote technology education, support women in technolo-
gy, and assists the University in preparing students for positions after
their graduation; and
WHEREAS, In 2008, Bobbi worked with the College of Computing and
Information to secure sponsorship from Key Bank and to co-plan the first
local Junior FIRST Lego League, a world-wide program that uses Lego
building blocks to interest students ages 6 through 9 in science and
technology; and
WHEREAS, For the last five years, she has facilitated two-day software
development workshops; and
WHEREAS, Bobbi is also a contributor to the University's career devel-
opment programs and has served as a speaker in classes and at special
events; she has also served as a consultant for the computer science
faculty and has provided individual guidance to students; and
WHEREAS, She is currently planning and hosting a Leadership Retreat
with the College of Computing and Information's Women in Technology
Program; and
WHEREAS, Bobbi has also obtained sponsorship for the second New York
Celebration of Women in Computing, outlined and advocated for an intern-
ship program, and is now working to design a shadowing program for
female undergraduates; and
WHEREAS, She has exhibited the true spirit of the Excellence in Alumni
Service Award through her tireless dedication to helping University
students embark on their own challenging careers; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Roberta Vogt upon the occasion of her designation as recip-
ient of the Excellence in Alumni Service Award from the University at
Albany Alumni Association; and, be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Roberta Vogt.

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