The Chancellor's Awards for Excellence recognizes professional achievement and encourages the ongoing pursuit of excellence within the SUNY school system. OCC students and staff are encouraged to recommend someone for a Chancellor's Award. Read through the different award categories and how to nominate an OCC employee. 

The Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in the Classified Service are system-level awards established by the University to give system-wide recognition for superior performance and extraordinary achievement by employees in the Classified Service. These awards demonstrate the University’s commitment to individuals who provide superior service to its students and the community at large.

Nominations for this are due each spring

See eligibility requirements

Click here to learn about eligibility for a Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in:

  • Faculty Service
  • Librarianship
  • Professional Service
  • Scholarship & Creative Activities
  • Teaching

Nominations due 12/5/22

Nominate a full-time OCC employee

Do you know an Adjunct Professor who sustains intellectual vibrancy, advances the boundaries of knowledge or finds other ways to go above and beyond? See if they're qualified for the award

Awards due 10/28/22

Nominate someone for the award