Frequently Asked Questions
What is the CARES Award?
Who is eligible?
Who can nominate?
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.
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