College of Staten Island
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Nominations for the 2016-2017 CSI Dolphin Awards

All members of the College community including affiliates are invited and encouraged to submit nominations for the 2016-2017 Dolphin Awards. The deadline for submission is Friday, March 24, 2017.

The Dolphin Award, instituted in 1980, is given by the President to select faculty, staff, and students in recognition of their contribution and achievements. The awards are bestowed annually and are formally presented on the day of the College's Commencement.

For all Dolphin Awards, the committee will consider length of service, a sustained contribution over many years, or an exceptional recent contribution. A detailed statement of the achievements of the candidate must support nominations. Nominators must provide a written statement (attached form) outlining the primary contributions and provide supporting documentation that is relevant to the category. In all cases, any records related to personnel information (i.e.; salary information or an official review by the candidates supervisor) should not be included in the nomination package.

Where to Send Nominations

Please email your nomination materials to the attention of Barbara Verteramo (Provost@csi.cuny.edu) by Friday, March 24, 2017. Nominations will not be accepted after the deadline. For questions related to the Dolphin Awards please contact the Office of Academic Affairs (718-982-2440)

I. Categories and Suggested Documents

  1. Outstanding Scholarly Achievement by a Member of the Full-Time Faculty (includes, teaching, library, and student services faculty). Documents to be included with nomination: Current curriculum vitae and letters of support from colleagues and/or peers.
  2. Outstanding Teaching by a Member of the Full-Time Faculty (includes only teaching faculty). Documents to be included with nomination: Current curriculum vitae, letters of support from colleagues, peers, students, and/or alumni and peer/student evaluations. (Peer or student evaluations can be sent only by permission of the candidate.)
  3. Outstanding Service and Contribution to the College by a Member of the Full-Time Faculty. Documents to be included with nomination: Current curriculum vitae and letters of support from colleagues and/or peers.
  4. Outstanding Teaching by a Member of the Adjunct Faculty (includes only teaching faculty). Documents to be included with nomination: Current curriculum vitae, letters of support from colleagues, peers, students, and/or alumni and peer/student evaluations. (Peer or student evaluations can be sent only by permission of the candidate.) Please note that the individual who has been nominated must have taught as an adjunct in the 2015-2016 academic years.
  5. Outstanding Service and Contribution to the College by a Member of the Non-Instructional Staff in the HEO Title. Documents to be included with nomination: Letters from supervisors and/or colleagues.
  6. Outstanding Service and Contribution to the College by a Member of the Non-Teaching Instructional Staff in the CLT and OIT Specialist Titles. Documents to be included with nomination: Letters from supervisors and/or colleagues.
  7. Outstanding Service and Contribution to the College by a Member of a Full-Time Non-Instructional Staff in Clerical Functions. Documents to be included with nomination: Letters from supervisors and/or colleagues.
  8. Outstanding Service and Contribution to the College by a Member of the Non-Instructional Staff in Maintenance, Operations, Security. Documents to be included with nomination: Letters from supervisors and/or colleagues.
  9. Outstanding Service and Contribution to the College by a Member of the Part-Time Non-Teaching Staff. Documents to be included with nomination: Letters from supervisors and/or colleagues
  10. Outstanding Service and Contribution to the College by a Currently Enrolled Student. The student must be in good standing Documents to be included with nomination: Letters from faculty, staff members, and/or students.

II. Eligibility for Nomination

All active members of the College faculty and staff, including those on tax levy and non-tax levy payrolls working at the College, and current students are eligible for nomination. Self-nominations are discouraged.

Past award recipients are eligible for nomination in categories other than the one(s) in which the award was previously conferred. Members of the selection committee are not eligible for nomination.

III. 2017 Dolphin Awards Committee

Previous Years Recipients

Category 1: Daniel McCloskey
Category 2: Patricia Brooks
Category 3: Jane Marcus Delgado
Category 4: Susan Rocco
Category 5: Kathy Galvez
Category 6: Linda John
Category 7: Erma Tacopino
Category 8: Barbara Brancaccio
Category 9: Jeremiah Jurkiewicz
Category 10: Rana (RJ) Mohammad

Committee and Voting Members

  • Immediate Past recipients (listed above)
  • Hope Berte, Executive Director of Human Resources
  • Patricia Kahn, Assistant Vice President for Technology Systems
  • Carlos Serrano, Assistant Vice President for Finance and Budget
  • Vivian Incera, Dean of Science and Technology
  • Susan Holak, Dean of the School of Business
  • Ken Gold, Dean of the School of Education

Following the deliberations, the committee will submit its recommendations to the President for his decision.

Gary W. Reichard
Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs