The Division of Institutional Advancement received three awards at the SUNY Council for University Advancement (SUNYCUAD) Awards for Excellence, presented during the virtual conference held June 10 to 11.
• A Best of Category award in the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion/Diversity Initiatives grouping for the Beloved Community Narratives Project. The Beloved Community Narratives Project is a photo exhibit of 24 large-scale portraits of students, faculty, staff and alumni who share their essential life stories with campus and community.
• A Judges’ Citation award in the Excellence in Events/Development and Fundraising category for the Cortland College Foundation’s 2021 Cortland Challenge campaign. The “All In: Building on Success” campaign aims to raise funds to support five key institutional goals that will enhance student access to a transformational education, cultivate opportunities for our faculty and elevate the SUNY Cortland’s national profile.
• A Judges’ Citation for Excellence in Photography/Individual Photograph taken by Will Montgomery, Communications Office. The photo was taken at the Pan African Student Association Fashion Show on March 7, 2020 and shows a student runway model wearing an outfit designed and produced by students to promote African cultural heritage and diversity.