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Professional Development Committee Report
« on: June 09, 2014, 03:48:26 PM »
The Professional Development Committee participated in the following activities:

I.  Professional Development 

A. Professional Development Grants Subcommittee (Susan Perry, Chair)

The PDGS Committee  approved a $500 grant to Yu-Hui Chen Chen from UAlbany.

B. Conference Awards (Kathyrn Johns-Masten, Chair)

Dan Kissane Scholarship

The 2014 Dan Kissane Scholarship winner is Jessica Bellenti.

Sylvia Chu Memorial Scholarship

The 2014 Sylvia Chu Memorial Scholarship winners are:

Katie Bram, SUNY Maritime
Bill Jones, SUNY Geneseo
Jenny Collins, SUNY Delhi
Laura Evans, Binghamton University
Eva Sclippa, Alfred University

C. Friends of SUNYLA (Greg Bobbish)

 Two nominees were selected for the 2014 SUNYLA Award!

II.   Funding/Annual Requests

Funding for 2014-2015? $3,000 approved during March Council meeting.
III.   Mentoring Program
•   The Mentoring Program Subcommittee held a virtual meeting on April 28, 2014 to finalize guidelines for the program.
•   Guidelines will be pretty general with a recommendation for participants to meet at least twice during the academic year.
•   A SUNYLA Mentoring Program Form is now on the SUNYLA website!  Those interested in the program can now sign-up to   participate. (
•    An Invitation to participate was sent via email on the SUNYLA listserv last week. We are meeting at SUNYLA as a Special Interest Group on 6/11/14 from 4 pm to 5 pm.

Respectfully submitted,
Justina Elmore
Katrina Frazier
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