J1897

Honoring Jennifer Newins upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2019 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence

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J1897



Senate Resolution No. 1897

BY: Senator THOMAS

HONORING Jennifer Newins upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of the 2019 Chancellor's
Award for Student Excellence on April 24, 2019

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord
with its long-standing traditions, honoring the youth of today, and
leaders of tomorrow, whose character and achievements best exemplify the
ideals and values cherished by this great State and Nation; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Jennifer
Newins upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the 2019
Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence celebrated at the USA Today
and Phi Theta Kappa New York Academic Scholars Lunch Reception on
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the Albany Capital Center, Albany, New
York; and

WHEREAS, The Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence honors State
University of New York students who have best demonstrated their
integration of academic excellence with other aspects of their lives,
which may include leadership, campus involvement, athletics, career
achievement, community service or creative and performing arts; and

WHEREAS, Established in 1998, the Chancellor's Award for Student
Excellence is the highest student recognition in the State University of
New York (SUNY) system; and

WHEREAS, The State University of New York is the largest
comprehensive university system in the United States, educating more
than 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs
on 64 campuses, with more than three million alumni around the globe;
and

WHEREAS, Each campus establishes a selection committee, which
reviews exemplary members of its college community who are graduating;
nominees are then forwarded to the Chancellor's Office and are subject
to a second round of review; finalists are then recommended to the
Chancellor to become recipients of the Chancellor's Award for Student
Excellence; and

WHEREAS, As recipient of this most prestigious award, Jennifer
Newins, a fall graduate of Farmingdale State College, truly embodies the
power of SUNY; and

WHEREAS, A proven leader and role model, this extraordinary young
woman is being recognized not only for academic achievement, but also
for the profound impact she has had on Farmingdale State College and the
community-at-large; and

WHEREAS, A resident of Levittown, New York, Jennifer Newins earned
her bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Technology with a remarkable
3.8 GPA; she was the recipient of the departmental Academic Excellence
Award, and held several leadership roles in various student
organizations; and


WHEREAS, Jennifer Newins stands poised on the threshold of a broad
and challenging world, a testament to the love and nurturing care of her
family, friends and school; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to honor Jennifer Newins, a
young woman and able scholar, recognizing the value of her labors and
the promise of her future; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Jennifer Newins upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of the 2019 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence on April 24, 2019;
and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Jennifer Newins.

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  • 06 / Jun / 2019
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 12 / Jun / 2019
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 12 / Jun / 2019
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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