January Forum 2012

Report
Spring Forum 2013
Introductions
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Laura Bateman, Adjunct, Natural Sciences
Vincent Basile, IT Procurement Specialist – Shared Services
Richard Benninger, Visiting Instructor, Ag & Food Mgt.
Brian Buder, Cleaner
Wayne Cooper, PT Motor Vehicle Operator
Dr. Diane Dobry, Dir. Communication & Mktg.
Helene Gold, Sr. Asst. Librarian
Bruce Hayward, Janitor
Christine Johannesen, Registrar
Mark Kiburz, ISA, Fisheries & Wildlife
Sean Kingsbury, Adjunct, Liberal Studies
Brett Loder, Grounds Worker
Introductions
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Andrianna Lyons, Special Admissions Asst.
Michelle Massarotti, Cleaner
Timothy Marten, Visiting Instructor, Animal & Plant Sci.
Paul Masterson, Grounds Worker
Michael Minch, Cleaner
Lisa Mooney, Keyboard Specialist 2
Trudy Morrell, Writing Center Manager
Marcy Mullen, Adjunct, Natural Sciences
Michael Murphy, Construction Manager
Cheryl Perog, Physician’s Assistant
Adrian Pettit, Maintenance Helper
Introductions
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Daren Potter, Visiting Instructor, Natural Sciences
Najam Razvi, Adjunct, Business & Liberal Arts & Sciences
William Reightmyer, Laborer
James Robinson, Electrician
Jennifer Schanz, Maintenance Helper
Brandon Schoenecker, Cleaner
Bridgette Sharlow, Adjunct, JCCC, Human Development & Behavioral Science
Peter Shulman, Adjunct, Liberal Studies
Laura Skinner, IST, Natural Sciences
Alysha Stephens, MERITS Coordinator
Michele Strobeck, Adjunct, Ag & Food Mgt.
Teddi Wilcox, Special Admissions Asst.
Molly Young, ESL Tutor
Promotions/Position Changes
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Bob Blanchard to Plumber & Steamfitter
Adam Brodie to Laborer
Stuart Ferguson to Visiting Instructor
Stanley Gunderson to Maintenance Asst. (Painter)
Chad Hisert to Staff Associate
Roger Kennedy to Maintenance Asst. (Carpenter)
Josephine Motyl to Staff Associate
Promotions/Position Changes
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Donna Pesta to Director of Student Success Ctr.
Michael Petersen to Painter
Debra Richards to Asst. Director of Admissions
Timothy Tefft to Janitor
Dr. Tara Winter to Asst. VP for Enrollment
Mgt.
Retirements
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Frances Amodeo
Nancy Burton
Clifford DaVis
Deborah DeWitt
Dennis DeWitt
Patricia Lepore Moody
Richard Sparling
Dr. Joseph Sprague
Sabbatical
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Dr. Gail Wentworth –
spring semester at the
Brazelton Center in Boston
2011-12 Goals
 Middle
States
 Enrollment
 Campus Appearance
Middle States
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Fiscal Affairs & Strategic Planning Comm.
(FASP) integrated into resource allocation
process, part of IEP
All campus areas completing assessment
and/or action plans and recording outcomes,
measures and targets in WEAVEonline.
New Student Advisory Council, student voice
in decision-making
Cultural Diversity training/ed. – new programs
being developed for spring
Enrollment Update
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Fall Open House attendance +17%
Fire Engine Red prospective student campaign
New incoming student scholarship process
SUNY admission application decline; Cobleskill
increase
Meeting with deans/provost to develop 1-3 yr.
enrollment plan by program (based on outcomes
of academic assessment)
Campus Appearance
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Rt. 7 ped. walkway/bike path completed
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Foundation & Alumni Assoc. purchased banners
More banners planned for campus
Coby’s renovated
Townhouse complex on track for fall 2014
Campus infrastructure project nearly
complete; trees and re-seeding before grad.; phase 2
being designed for summer construction
Reno to livestock barn almost complete; new heifer
barn done
Campus Appearance
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Reno of Home Ec in design; steering comm. id’d
space for upper division bus. & ag. bus. courses
North Campus sidewalk – bid for sm const.
Vroman/Wieting masonry restoration;
Parsons/Pearson roof replacement sm.
EOP created space in library
Barnes & Noble Bookstore renovation
UPD renovation design done, now in bid
Campus Appearance
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Veterans Plaza done – ribbon cutting 4/26/13
Bus shelter slab done; waiting for shelter
(SGA)
Added night custodial crew
4 person capital crew – small const. projects
2013-18 Capital request: $131m
2012-2013 College Goals
Student Success – Retention & Graduation
Implement Academic Prioritization Plan
Initiate Administrative Prioritization
Student Success
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JCC – fall cohort Early Childhood, first
degree completion program
Weekend College - developing degree
completion for BBAs in Fin. Svcs. & Bus.
Admin. & BS in Early Childhood
Partnerships for degree completion underway
@ FMCC, SCCC & Rockland
FYE Coordinator Funded by Title III
Year 2 Smart Scholars grant (19 hs enrolled)
$10k Foundation Fund – student/campus inits
Student Success
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1st int’l cohorts in jt. bacc. programs start spring
2013 (n=25 spring & fall ‘13)
PA Dept of Ed. Artic - Ag Eng. & Ag. Bus.
Human Dev. & Behav. Sci. hosted breakfast for
comm/agency partners for placement sites
Artic. for Veterinary with U. Of Guelph
New publications to support admissions: viewbook,
displays, acceptance packet, athletic brochure, etc.
New projects: photo gallery for admissions,
academic flip book, accepted Student Day postcard
Student Success
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Wellness Center audit: 100% immun. compliance
Culinary & CAS @ Coby’s = real life, real learning
“Coby Late Night” expanded programming
Created Center for Community Engagement, expanding comm. service mission,
programs
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45 events, 845 students & 102 employees complete 2839 hrs of comm. service
$6504 funds raised & donated to local agencies via student efforts
2739 pounds of food collected supporting area food shelters
Service learning-internships generate 7,800 hours of engagement
Added student develop. & leadership training opps
Fall 2012: 208 scholarships - $305,600
Natural Disaster Fund – aid for Sandy victims
Expanded Freshmen Orientation Program
Student Success
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296 student athletes enrolled fall
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Men’s & Women’s X-County NEAC Champs
Mitch Tomaszkiewicz named coach of the year
13 Fighting Tigers named NEAC All Conference
SGA & CSA prez presented at the Assoc. for
Promo of Campus Acts. @ fall reg. conference
Student Success Center offers on-line job &
internship listing system & optimal resume
New scholarships-Mark Grimaldi & Brooks Bbq
Student Success - Web
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Home page design upgraded
Academic section redesigned
Plant Sci. Culinary, Fish & Wildlife improved
Study Abroad, Int’l, PACE redesigned
Library home pg – new database searches
New Ctr. For Comm. Engagement section
Ag HS Day page created with online reg
Video prod. For web integration in spring
New community section under dev.
New web mission statement adopted
Graphic Standards Guide posted on web
Created webmaster virtual office
Testing Google calendar system
Academic Prioritization Plan
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Departments finalizing academic plans;
will inform college-wide plan
Working to implement recs. of Acad.
Prioritization Task Force including
development of AA in Liberal Studies
National searches for academic deans
underway
Administrative Prioritization
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Donna Pesta replacing Jennifer
Gray as co-chair (Bonnie Martin
other co-chair)
Task Force is receiving/reviewing
unit self study questions
Recommendations this spring
Budget Update
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SUNY’s new Resource Allocation Model to
calculate state support has 4 “buckets:”
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Location pay differential
Research support
Mission support
Enrollment
Requesting 3-year “Transition Funding Plan” for
specific initiatives to help achieve long-term
financial sustainability. Detailed goals include:
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Targeted enrollment growth
Improved student success (retention and graduation)
Business & Finance Update
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Cabinet approved $220k – furniture/equip.
replacement fall 2012
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$134k academic lab and farm-related as
prioritized by Provost
2 maintenance/facilities replacement vehicles
Furniture for American Heritage
Updated Records Retention Policy – new
storage cages in Wheeler basement to help
comply with SUNY & state policies
Business & Finance Update Cont.
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SUNY adopting Financial Aid Shopping
Sheet, easy to compare college costs;
includes graduation & loan default rates
Student Accounts to implement online
billing & payment spring. Next steps:
accepting admission, housing deposits
& parking permits online
Improved Services
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Angel upgrade for spring courses
Cont. installation of science equip – Wheeler
Medicat – Wellness Ctr – manage visits/records
Voicemail - all on new system
VoIP phones – continue as funding allows
Document imaging upgrade – assist Admiss.
Plans to try energy smart film on windows
Vroman/Wieting space temp. monitoring
ITS Cust. Satis. Survey (92% met/exceeded expectations)
Faculty Experts Guide Under Development
Improved Services
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Enhanced staffing/services in elect., painting,
plumbing, res hall maint.
Elect. use monitoring in high rise dorms
Computer lab upgrades – Warner sm
Fire alarm upgrades – 9 res halls sm
6 classroom projector upgrades spg/sm
“Tablet/mobile device friendly environment”
Network/data center upgrades –spg/sm
New website to help employees stop
smoking (www.cobleskill.edu/smokefree)
Improved Services
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New local separation incentive for elig. employees
Water infrastructure & sewage lift improvements
Restructured Office of Campus Events & Conferences
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Assist college depts. & outside orgs. with event needs
Reevaluate Campus Facilities Use pricing structure & manual
and make it readily available to campus community
Create web pages that highlight commencement & campus
events
Plan/implement Commencement 2013
Working to improve retiree engagement & benefits
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Anne Donnelly – campus liaison
Retiree Association link on Coby Connection
College Advancement - Foundation
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Enhancement of 3 Academic Endowments
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Annual Fund
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Robert Emmons Endowed Chair (Craig Currier ‘93)
Jack Ingels Endowed Professorship (Plant Science
Faculty and J.Glenn Eugster ‘68)
Dr. Michael Murphy Endowed Professorship (Dr. Tom
Cronin and Barbara Brabetz)
Phonathon - $41,852 (parents & alumni)
Title III endowment $292 (330k goal - $38k to go)
Fighting Tigers Booster Club seeking members
and sponsor for 2013 Homecoming Golf
Tournament
College Advancement - Alumni
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Re-established Alumni Newsletter
Re-established nomination process for
Distinguished Alumni Awards
Established Florida Alumni Chapter
Homecoming 2012
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251 scholarship recipients recognized
Booster Club Golf Tournament
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction
Wine tasting supporting Title III
2 alumni guest lecturers – Drs. Judy St. Leger,
& Kirk Weicht
Advancement – Grants &
Sponsored Programs
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13 grants submitted
$15m SUNY 20/20 proposal (partnering
with Delhi & Morrisville) to construct 3
anaerobic digesters to supply electricity
Received $1,875m 5-yr. Liberty
Partnership Grant
Shared Services
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Upgraded bandwidth (200MB to 500MB @ 1/3
less cost)
HR utilizing Delhi’s contract to perform
criminal background cks. for new employees
Kim MacLeod lent expertise to Coby Dir.of
Comm & Mktg. search; Jan Herrick & Roy
Bilby played key roles in Delhi searches
Delhi assisting with plan reviews and issuing
building permits for construction work @ Coby
Shared Services
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EOP Alliance held 2-day Best Practices
Conference
Plan for shared study abroad in S. Africa
for vet tech & wildlife mgt. students
EMR implemented both campuses
Matt LaLonde jt. leadership with Veterans
programs and services
Presentation at SUNY Systemness Conf
Article in The Huffington Post
Kudos
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National Dairy Champs – Dr. John Tryon
advisor
Bruce Wright- master instructor by John Deere
Dr. Jason Evans - $137k grant to develop new
food systems curriculum
Plant Sci sent 500 lettuce plants to Harlem &
Bronx part of Corbin Hill Farm Project
Dr. John Foster & Brent Lehman stocked gilt
darters into native NY habitat
3 EOP students inducted into Chi Alpha Epsilon
Kudos
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JoAnne Cloughly inducted into Les Dames d’Escoffier
Dr. Jason Evans & students - major Ag Week celebration
in April
Student awarded study abroad scholarship from SUNY
Global Ctr to study in Turkey spring
7th Generation Speaking Series launched 3 events fall
Emergency Broadcast System active
Successful Cultural Arts Series
1,200 community members participate in Halloween
Event
New athletic team bus with graphics – moving billboard
Announcements – Upcoming Events
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Culinary Extravaganza – March 22
Commencement – May 11
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Speaker Alum Pete Dominick
Golden Grad Luncheon – May 18
Foundation Golf Tournament – June 21

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