Wednesday, May 23, 2012

PE Student-Teaching Awards - Spring 2012

Sixteen senior physical education majors at SUNY Cortland were recognized with Lenore K. Alway/Anthony P. Tesori Awards for their outstanding work in student teaching in New York state schools during the Fall 2011 semester.
Physical Education Department faculty members nominated nine women and seven men for the recognition. The students received a certificate.
The Alway award, given to women, acknowledges Lenore K. Alway, the late pioneering head of women’s physical education at the College from 1941 to 1965. The men’s award honors Anthony P. Tesori, a 1939 graduate who gave the College many years of leadership in athletics and administrative areas and earned the College’s C-Club Hall of Fame Award for his achievements before and after graduation.
The Alway Award honorees and the New York state schools or school districts where they completed their teaching are as follows:
• Alyson Case of Naples, N.Y., at Rochester City School District and Victor Central School District.
• Jamie Florindi of Cortland at Ithaca School District and LaFayette Central School District.
• Gillian Garzia of Cortland at Clarkstown Central School District and Ramapo Central School District.
• Jacqueline Graves of Manlius, N.Y., at Syracuse City School District and East Syracuse – Minoa Central School District.
• Lauren Herman of Dix Hills, N.Y., at Ithaca City School District and Groton Central School District.
• Rebecca Knierim of Springville, N.Y., at Cheektowaga – Sloan Union Free School District and at Orchard Park Central School District.
• Alicia Nipper of Auburn, N.Y., at Marcellus Central School District and Fulton City School District.
• Nicole Sherman of Dix Hills at North Babylon Union Free School District and at Hauppauge Union Free School District.
• Sara Tagliaferri of Cortland at Dryden Central School District and Tully Central School District.

The Tesori Award honorees and the schools or school districts where they completed their teaching are as follows:Via Cortland

• Tyler Byrnes of Cortland at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District and Glens Falls City School District.
• Scott Gilberti of Wappingers Falls, N.Y., at Beacon Central School District and Somers Central School District.
• Zachary Kiggins of Cortland at West Genesee Central School District and LaFayette Central School District.
• Joseph Roche of Mahopac, N.Y., at Groton Central School District and Newark Valley Central School District.
• John Roth of Johnstown, N.Y., at Marathon Central School District and Fabius-Pompey Central School District.
• Frank Thomas of Cortland at McGraw Central School District and Liverpool Central School District.
• Matthew Walker of New Windsor, N.Y., at Pine Bush Central School District and Ramapo Central School District.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Non-Traditional Students Inducted into Honor Society

Congratulations to two of Cortland PE students and Rockstar PE Alum Tracy McClure and Nate Davis for being elected to membership in Alpha Sigma Lambda, an international honor society recognizing the academic achievements of non-traditional students.

Alpha Sigma Lambda national standards reserve membership for students who are in the top 10 percent of all non-traditional students at the College. Members must have completed 24 credits hours of work at SUNY Cortland with a grade point average of 3.2 or higher. For the inductees to be in the top 10 percent of students at SUNY Cortland this year, they needed to have a GPA of 3.65 or greater.  The GPA range for this group of students inducted was 3.65 to 4.22.

Tracy McClure - Blog - ePortfolio

Nate Davis - Blog - ePortfolio
via Cortland News