Resolution J4180-2013

Honoring Kathleen D. Smith upon the occasion of her induction into the SUNY Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame on March 18, 2014



  • Mar 25, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Mar 21, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Kathleen D. Smith upon the occasion of
her induction into the SUNY Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame on March 18, 2014

WHEREAS, Individuals who distinguish themselves in their profession  and
in service to their community merit the highest commendation; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and fully in accord with its long-
standing  tradition,  this Legislative Body is justly proud to recognize
and commend Kathleen D. Smith, well-known and highly  regarded  for  her
dedication  and  strong  work  ethic, upon the occasion of her induction
into the SUNY Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame; and
  WHEREAS, Kathleen D. Smith, Class of 1984, will be recognized for  her
outstanding  personal  and  professional accomplishments in the areas of
education, business, and civic leadership, at the Alumni  Hall  of  Fame
Induction  Ceremony  and  Reception  hosted  by Ulster Community College
Foundation, Inc. to be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014,  at  the  Ulster
Savings  Bank  Community Conference Center, on the Stone Ridge Campus of
SUNY Ulster, in Stone Ridge, New York; this event will be a part of  the
College's ongoing 50th Anniversary celebration; and
  WHEREAS,  Kathleen  D.  Smith  holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology
from St. John's University, and went on  to  pursue  a  master's  degree
through Russell Sage College in Troy, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Since earning her associate degree in Liberal Arts from SUNY
Ulster, Kathleen D. Smith has returned to the college in many  different
roles;  she  has  served in her current position as Director of Transfer
since 2004; and
  WHEREAS, SUNY Ulster's Director of Athletics from 1998 to 2004,  Kath-
leen  D. Smith has also been an adjunct instructor of psychology through
the College's Prison Education Program, as well as Head  Coach  of  SUNY
Ulster's Softball Team; and
  WHEREAS,  Her  prior  professional  careers  include casework with the
Ulster County Department of Social Services, and a Vocational  Evaluator
working with developmentally disabled individuals; and
  WHEREAS,  Kathleen  D.  Smith,  a resident of Port Ewen, New York, has
contributed her time and  talents  to  countless  civic  and  charitable
endeavors including the Ulster Leadership Development Institute, Town of
Esopus  Library  Foundation Board, and past chair and member of the John
A.  Coleman High School Board of Trustees; and
  WHEREAS, Her extensive list of accomplishments now includes  induction
into  the Alumni Hall of Fame of SUNY Ulster, the place where her higher
education began; and
  WHEREAS, Many distinguished  community  members  will  gather  at  the
Induction Ceremony to honor Kathleen D. Smith's leadership, professional
accomplishments, and passion for education; SUNY Ulster and the communi-
ties  it serves are appreciative of her outstanding efforts, just as she
is, in turn, grateful for the opportunities  SUNY  Ulster  has  provided
her; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Kathleen D. Smith upon the occasion of her induction into the SUNY
Ulster Alumni Hall of Fame on March 18, 2014; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kathleen D. Smith.


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