Resolution J5972-2013

Honoring Timothy Zeszutek upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the 2014 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence

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  • Jun 17, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 17, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 13, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  Timothy Zeszutek upon the occasion of
his designation as recipient of the 2014  SUNY  Chancellor's  Award  for
Teaching Excellence

WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly  acknowledge  individuals of remarkable integrity and character
whose endeavors have enhanced the quality  of  education  in  the  great
State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing tradition, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Timo-
thy Zeszutek upon the occasion of his designation as  recipient  of  the
2014 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence; and
  WHEREAS,  Faculty  and  staff  who  receive the Chancellor's Award for
Excellence have served their students, fellow faculty and staff, campus-
es, and communities with the utmost distinction, and  have  demonstrated
extraordinary dedication and service to SUNY Orange; Timothy Zeszutek is
one such individual; and
  WHEREAS,  In  Fall  of  2009,  Timothy Zeszutek, professor of criminal
justice, joined the full-time faculty at SUNY Orange, having  previously
served as an adjunct instructor teaching criminalistics; and
  WHEREAS,  Teaching primarily at SUNY Orange's Newburgh campus, Timothy
Zeszutek instructs nearly all of the criminal justice students  enrolled
in  the  degree  program,  and serves as advisor to the criminal justice
student club; and
  WHEREAS, Prior to joining the College's faculty ranks full-time, Timo-
thy Zeszutek completed more than 20 years of service with the  New  York
State  Police;  he  rose through the ranks from trooper to investigator,
and was later promoted to the rank of sergeant; and
  WHEREAS, For the last 12 years, Timothy Zeszutek  was  assigned  as  a
crime scene investigator with a forensic investigations unit; and
  WHEREAS,  Timothy  Zeszutek holds many certifications from the Federal
Bureau  of  Investigation,  the  Drug  Enforcement  Administration,  the
Department  of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the New
York State Department of Criminal Justice Services; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Timothy Zeszutek  has  provided  expert  witness
testimony  in  both  criminal  and  civil cases, and possesses extensive
knowledge and  certifications  in  investigations  involving  terrorism,
weapons of mass destruction, and clandestine drug laboratories; and
  WHEREAS,  Furthermore, Timothy Zeszutek has instructed various courses
to local police, and has instructed at both the Orange  County  and  New
York State police academies; and
  WHEREAS,  Following  his  service  in the United States Marine Corps.,
Timothy Zeszutek obtained his associate's degree in social science  from
SUNY Orange, a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice from Mercy
College,  and  a  master's  degree  in public administration from Marist
College; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  to  commend  the
efforts of individuals such as Timothy Zeszutek, who, by providing their
skills  and  talents to our schools, work to support our proud tradition
of public education; and
  WHEREAS, Timothy Zeszutek has clearly had an enduring  impact  on  the
youth  of SUNY Orange, as well as on the community-at-large, and accord-
ingly merits recognition and applause for his impressive  dedication  to
others; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Timothy Zeszutek upon the occasion of his designation as recipient

of the 2014 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence; and  be  it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Timothy Zeszutek.

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