Honoring Kathleen D. Smith upon the occasion of her induction into the SUNY Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame on March 18, 2014

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Kathleen D. Smith upon the occasion of
her induction into the SUNY Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame on March 18, 2014

WHEREAS, Individuals who distinguish themselves in their profession and
in service to their community merit the highest commendation; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and fully in accord with its long-
standing tradition, this Legislative Body is justly proud to recognize
and commend Kathleen D. Smith, well-known and highly regarded for her
dedication and strong work ethic, upon the occasion of her induction
into the SUNY Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen D. Smith, Class of 1984, will be recognized for her
outstanding personal and professional accomplishments in the areas of
education, business, and civic leadership, at the Alumni Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony and Reception hosted by Ulster Community College
Foundation, Inc. to be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at the Ulster
Savings Bank Community Conference Center, on the Stone Ridge Campus of
SUNY Ulster, in Stone Ridge, New York; this event will be a part of the
College's ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen D. Smith holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology
from St. John's University, and went on to pursue a master's degree
through Russell Sage College in Troy, New York; and
WHEREAS, Since earning her associate degree in Liberal Arts from SUNY
Ulster, Kathleen D. Smith has returned to the college in many different
roles; she has served in her current position as Director of Transfer
since 2004; and
WHEREAS, SUNY Ulster's Director of Athletics from 1998 to 2004, Kath-
leen D. Smith has also been an adjunct instructor of psychology through
the College's Prison Education Program, as well as Head Coach of SUNY
Ulster's Softball Team; and
WHEREAS, Her prior professional careers include casework with the
Ulster County Department of Social Services, and a Vocational Evaluator
working with developmentally disabled individuals; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen D. Smith, a resident of Port Ewen, New York, has
contributed her time and talents to countless civic and charitable
endeavors including the Ulster Leadership Development Institute, Town of
Esopus Library Foundation Board, and past chair and member of the John
A. Coleman High School Board of Trustees; and
WHEREAS, Her extensive list of accomplishments now includes induction
into the Alumni Hall of Fame of SUNY Ulster, the place where her higher
education began; and
WHEREAS, Many distinguished community members will gather at the
Induction Ceremony to honor Kathleen D. Smith's leadership, professional
accomplishments, and passion for education; SUNY Ulster and the communi-
ties it serves are appreciative of her outstanding efforts, just as she
is, in turn, grateful for the opportunities SUNY Ulster has provided
her; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Kathleen D. Smith upon the occasion of her induction into the SUNY
Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame on March 18, 2014; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kathleen D. Smith.


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