Community Service Awards

Volunteer and Service Awards --- Nomination Deadline, March 1, 2019 11:59pm

The college and community are invited to submit nominations for the 2019 Volunteer and Service Awards. The nominations will be reviewed and selected by the Advisory Committee on Volunteer and Service Programs and presented at the 2019 Volunteer and Service Awards Dinner on March 26. The committee invites nominations, including self-nominations, from the campus and the community to recognize student volunteers, faculty/staff for service learning and service work, college organizations, and community partner organizations engaged in service between March 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019. Nominations may be submitted for both individuals and organizations at the following links:

Nominate Faculty or Staff   


Nominate an Off-Campus Community Organization 


Past Recipients:


Off-Campus Organizations:

2018: Catholic Charities

2017: Back Bay Mission

2016: Geneseo Fire Department

2015: Office for the Aging - Karen Smith

2014: Tree Creations

2013: Teresa House

2012: HORSE Rescue



Student Organizations:

2018: Food Security Advocates; FORCES Friends of Recreation, Conservation and Environmental Stewardship; Pi Kappa Phi

2017: Enlace Project; National Residence Hall Honorary - Blue Knights Chapter; SUNY Geneseo Pride Alliance

2016: Alpha Phi Omega; FORCES: Friends of Recreation, Conservation, and Environmental Stewardship; Colleges Against Cancer

2015: Hippies for Hope; NRHH (National Residence Hall Honor); Sigma Nu Chi

2014: Circle K; Sigma Kappa; Sisters Making a Change

2013: Alpha Phi Omega; Alpha Chi Rho; Colleges Against Cancer

2012: Alpha Phi Omega; Royal Lady Knights




2018: Dr. Gainie DeHart

2017: Elizabeth Silvaggio-Adams

2016: Neal Brooks

2015: Gary Towsley

2014: Mary Mohan




2018: Justen Geddes; Elizabeth Rains; Mina Raj; Brighid Marie Smith; Taylor Smithers

2017: Melissa Belsky; Aoife Andrews; Mejia Leinni; Maidot Gizaw; Kelsey Costello; Tanvir Hayat; Emily Herschbein; Tristan Hynes

2016: Michael Braunagel; Matthew Hutchinson (posthumous); Dan Martin; Mingxin Li; Madelyn Sayed

2015: Nicholas Brancato; Tyler Brickler; David Ernst; Jennifer Grom; John Saugy

2014: Emily Bressner; Annemarie Centorrino; Josephine Chaplin; Alanna Fausal; Christopher Pike

2013: Matt Bower; Gideon Cohen; Sherry Leung

2012: Brent Sanderson; Rebecca May; Jessica Shatzel; Michael Mattiucci; Grace Trompeter



Newman Civic Fellowship Awardees:

2018: Leah Christman

2017: Sarah Phillips

2016: Colleen Steward

2015: Abby Golfo

2014: Alyssa Stefanese