June 5, 2006
Lucille Wesnofske Receives Chancellor’s Award
Dr. Jonathan C. Gibralter, president of Farmingdale State University of New York, is proud to announce that Ms. Lucille Wesnofske, director of the Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State is a recipient of this year's SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service.
Lucille Wesnofske has over 19 years experience in small business consulting. She has been the director of the New York State Small Business Development Center at Farmingdale State for the past five years. She has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs realize the dream of becoming a business owner. She specializes in and is most committed to assisting women-owned enterprises and is known statewide for her business expertise in the child care industry.
A resident of Shirley, Ms. Wesnofske was the first business advisor in New York State
to achieve advanced certification from the New York State Small Business Development
Center. She received the "Star Performer Award" for the National Association of Small
Business Development Centers.
Ms. Wesnofske earned her B.A. in Liberal Arts and Masters in Public Policy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and her A.A.S from Farmingdale State University of New York.
"The Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in full-time librarianship, professional service
and teaching provide much-deserved University-wide recognition of extraordinary professional
achievement," said SUNY Chancellor John R. Ryan. "I commend this year's recipients
and the campus presidents, faculty and staff who aid and support them in their success
throughout the school year."
The Chancellor's Award is a prestigious award within the SUNY system and is awarded only to those candidates who have a record of consistently superior performance and a long commitment to the SUNY system.