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Commending Penny A. Haynes upon the occasion of her designation as a recipient of the 2013 Woman of Achievement Award by the YWCA of...

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  • 10 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 21 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Penny A. Haynes upon the occasion of
her designation as a recipient of the 2013 Woman of Achievement Award by
the YWCA of Schenectady

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly acknowledge individuals who have distinguished themselves
through their exemplary careers, accomplishments, and purposeful lives
of service to their community; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
Penny A. Haynes upon the occasion of her designation as a recipient of
the 2013 Woman of Achievement Award by the YWCA of Schenectady; and
WHEREAS, Penny A. Haynes received this most prestigious honor at the
30th Annual Women of Achievement Celebration on Thursday, April 18,
2013, at Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, New York; and
WHEREAS, A woman of singular distinction, Penny Haynes has been called
upon to contribute her time and talents to countless endeavors and has
always given of herself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, Penny Haynes is Vice President of Academic Affairs at Sche-
nectady County Community College; she earned her associate degree from
Broome Community College in 1983 and later received her bachelor's
degree from SUNY Oneonta, and subsequently earned her Master's degree
from Binghamton University; and
WHEREAS, After many years of teaching and administrative work, Dr.
Haynes decided to again return to school and enrolled in Teachers
College of Columbia University where she earned her doctorate in organ-
izational learning and leadership: adult education; her interest in
helping women succeed drove her to research "Women's Supportive
Relationships at a Two-Year College"; she completed her Doctorate in
2005; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Haynes has been involved in many activities throughout
her career and has been affiliated with local Chambers of Commerce;
currently, she serves on the board of directors of the Southern Saratoga
County Chamber of Commerce and is a member of its executive committee,
serving as secretary; and
WHEREAS, During her tenure at Schenectady County Community College
(SCCC), Dr. Haynes has guided the institution in its effort to expand
its academic programming to meet emerging needs of the community; she
has overseen the development and implementation of programs in such
fields as storage battery technology, alternative energy, nutrition,
criminal justice, medical coding and billing, casino gaming and manage-
ment, and others; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Haynes has been a strong advocate of the College's
Internship for the Development of Minority Faculty and is pleased that
during her tenure, three interns have been hired at the College as a
result of their participation in the programs; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Haynes is also proud of the fact that SCCC has attracted
female faculty members in fields nontraditional to their gender in areas
such as nanotechnology, chemistry, and aviation; she understands the
importance they serve as role models for SCCC students; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Penny Haynes has continually demonstrated extreme compe-
tence, extraordinary intelligence and diligent leadership in her unwav-
ering service to her community and profession; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Penny A. Haynes upon the occasion of her designation as a recip-
ient of the 2013 Woman of Achievement Award by the YWCA of Schenectady;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Penny A. Haynes.

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