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CARES Award - "Commendation and Recognition for Exceptional Service"

Criteria for President's Recognition
Criteria for Faculty
Criteria for Professional Staff
Criteria for Classified Staff
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Criteria for President's Recognition

Procedure:

Nominations are made by completing a nomination form, which describes how the nominee has met one or more of the items of criteria.The nomination may be made by any Farmingdale State employee or the employee can self-nominate. If additional information is required, sheets can be attached. The completed nomination form is submitted to the "CARES" Selection Committee. Please mark the nomination "confidential" and send it to:

Claire Lisi
Horton Hall 241
claire.lisi@farmingdale.edu

 

The Presidential CARES Award (Commendation and Recognition for Exceptional Service) is given once each semester to:

  • one faculty member
  • one professional staff member
  • one classified staff member

This award recognizes efforts and achievements that demonstrate an exemplary commitment to the college community, service beyond what is considered a normal part of one's job description, and an attitude of caring and selflessness.

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Faculty Criteria

Examples can be given in any or all of the following:

A. Scholarship

Any degrees, licenses, honors or awards that the nominee has received including details as to how this enhances the nominee's ability to impact the Farmingdale community. Also include details of any research that has been completed or publications that have been announced as well as any professional recognition.

B. Service

Participation in campus programs, community programs or student programs that you feel contributes to the Farmingdale State community. If the nominee has helped another employee or student in a way that you feel makes his or her experience here more meaningful, please share that as well.

C. Grant Funding and/or Fundraising

Any grants that the nominee has applied for or has been awarded that could lead to additional resources for the campus community. Please give us the details of any activities the nominee has participated in that have resulted in raising funds or donations for the Farmingdale State campus.

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Professional Staff

Examples can be given in any or all of the following:

A. Scholarship

Any degrees, licenses, honors or awards that the nominee has received including details as to how this will enhance the nominee's ability to impact the Farmingdale community. Also include details of any research that has been completed or publications that have been announced as well as any professional recognition.

B. Service

Participation in campus programs, community programs or student programs that you feel contributes to enhancing the Farmingdale State community. If the nominee has helped another employee or student in a way that you feel makes his or her experience here more meaningful, please share that as well.

C. Grant Funding and/or Fundraising

Any grants that the nominee has applied for or has been awarded that could lead to additional resources for the campus community. Please give the details of activities the nominee has participated in that have resulted in raising funds or donations for the Farmingdale State campus.

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Classified Staff Criteria

This award is presented to any classified staff member who provides co-workers, students and/or the public with quality service and assistance. Such employees are consistently responsive to questions, return phone calls, make special efforts to fill requests, and are helpful and courteous. This award recognizes Classified Staff employees who unfailingly provide outstanding assistance and cooperation.

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FAQs

What is the CARES Award?

Who is Eligible?

Who can nominate?

How are recipients selected?

What qualities are important for selection?

What do President's CARES recipients receive?

 

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What is the CARES Award?

The Presidential CARES Award (Commendation and Recognition for Exceptional Service) is given once each semester to one faculty member, one professional staff member and one classified staff member. This award recognizes efforts and achievements that demonstrate an exemplary commitment to the college community, service beyond what is considered a normal part of one's job description, and an attitude of caring and selflessness.

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Who is Eligible?

Farmingdale State College employees can be nominated or can self-nominate, including faculty, classified staff and professional staff. Three years of employment is required (either part time or full time).

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Who can nominate?

Any employee or student is eligible to submit nominations or an employee can nominate him or herself. A nomination form can be downloaded from the campus intranet or internet, accessible through our website: www.farmingdale.edu. Nominations sent electronically must be sent from a Farmingdale.edu email address. Members of the selection committee cannot nominate while serving on the committee.

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How are recipients selected?

All nominations are reviewed and selected by the CARES Selection Committee and the President of Farmingdale State. The committee is composed of a rotating group of faculty and staff, some of who have received the CARES Award and some who are not.

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This award recognizes efforts and achievements that demonstrate an exemplary commitment to the college community, service beyond what is considered a normal part of one's job description, and an attitude of caring and selflessness. This includes:

  • Outstanding "customer" service to students, prospective students and families
  • Excellence in ethics
  • Encouraging an environment of cooperation, teamwork and fairness
  • A pursuit of excellence and quality

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What do President's CARES recipients receive?

"CARES" Award winners will receive recognition at Convocation, Farmingdale State gifts, recognition on the college website, and in the Campus Times along with a cash award of $200.

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