Award-Winning Employees

 

Business Administration Professor J.T. Ryan works with a student in the Whitney Commons classroom. Ryan was awarded the “John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award” from The League for Innovation for Community Colleges.

Seven Onondaga Community College professors and administrators have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to higher education and the community during the spring 2018 semester. The awards include a cross-section of local, regional and national honors. The honorees include:

Choseed

Dr. Malkiel Choseed, Professor, English/Reading/Communication

  • Malkiel was awarded the inaugural “Dale P. Darnell Distinguished Faculty Award” by the American Association of Community Colleges.
  • Malkiel has taught at OCC since 2005.

 

Furney

Jason Furney, Professor, Mathematics

  • Jason was named Technology Alliance of Central New York (TACNY) “Educator of the Year” for his outstanding contributions to STEM education at the college level.
  • Jason has taught at OCC since 2013.

 

Gabriel

 

Nancy Gabriel, Professor, Human Services and Teacher Education

  • Nancy was named a “Champion for Children – Early Childhood Leader” by the New York Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Nancy has taught at OCC since 1995.

 

Gaffney

Sarah Gaffney, Vice President of Finance

  • Sarah received the “Women Under 40 Award” from the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.
  • Sarah has worked on behalf of OCC students since 2004.

 

 

Ryan

J.T. Ryan, Faculty Senate President and Professor, Business Administration

  • J.T. was awarded the “John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award” from The League for Innovation for Community Colleges.
  • J.T. has taught at OCC since 2005.

 

White

Dr. Julie White, Senior Vice President, Student Engagement and Learning Support

  • Julie was accepted into the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence.
  • Julie has worked on behalf of OCC students since 2013.

 

Willis

 

Dr. Daria Willis, Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs

  • Daria received the “Women Under 40 Award” from the American Association for Women in Community Colleges.
  • Daria has worked on behalf of OCC students since 2016.

 

 

“Our workforce rivals that of any community college in the nation. The list of honorees and their diverse disciplines reinforces that. We are so proud of each of our professors and administrators who were recognized for their accomplishments,” said Onondaga Community College President Dr. Casey Crabill.

There is one comment

  1. Stephanie Rosado

    Amazing staff, Congratulations. I’ve had the pleasure of having J.T. Ryan an Jason Furney as my professors and they are great an funny professors. I’ve also had the pleasure of meeting the Provost Daria Willis and she is a sweet heart. Congrats everyone and thank you for being AWESOMEEEEE

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