Saturday, May 26, 2012
Barbara Kruger of Rochester, professor of modern languages, was honored for excellence in teaching. She joined FLCC in 1996 and, in addition to her teaching load, has been coordinating and leading short-term study abroad programs and other international travel for students since 1998.
Sarah Whiffen of Clifton Springs, director of student life, was honored for excellence in professional service. Whiffen, who joined FLCC in 2002, has developed leadership training opportunities for students and the Parents as Partners program to support families of new students.
Elena Samson of Fairport, coordinator of secondary programs, was honored for excellence in professional service. She joined FLCC in 2002 and works with 30 high schools and 200 instructors to administer the Gemini program, which allows high school students to take FLCC courses for college credit. She works with state and national organizations to promote quality standards-based concurrent enrollment programs.
Sarah Moon of Canandaigua, automated systems and technical services librarian, was honored for excellence in librarianship. An FLCC alumna who joined the college in 2002, she was recognized for mastery of technology and Web applications and her service to the college.
Deborah DePauw of Canandaigua, principal account clerk, was honored for excellence in classified service. An FLCC alumna, she joined the college in 1991 and has played an integral role in processing accounts payable in a timely and accurate manner and automating ordering processes.
Jade Myers of Canandaigua, a 2012 graduate with a degree in chemical dependency counseling and liberal arts, was honored for student excellence. A member of Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society for two-year colleges, she founded an organization called Ravensgrin Commons to organize classes, events and exhibits that showcase local musicians, dancers and visual artists.