Davis earns SUNY Chancellor’s Award


JOHNSTOWN — Fulton-Montgomery Community College employee, Christie Davis, is the recipient of the prestigious 2020 State University of New York’s Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service.

In order to be eligible for this honor, the recipient must perform superbly in fulfilling the job description for the position held.

Davis has been employed by the College since Sept. 1, 2008, serving as the early admission liaison/academic advisor.

She is responsible for providing advising, registration, retention and student outreach services to high school students, returning adult students, and non-traditional populations.

She was originally hired as the college’s evening advisor, working non-traditional hours to serve FMCC’s evening population of students.

Additionally, the recipient for this award must demonstrate excellence in professional activities beyond the parameters of the job description.

Davis has been involved in many professional activities including working with our veteran population of students, where she works tirelessly to hold events and provide support for this important group of students including working with team to bring the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to our campus.

Davis also was instrumental in developing a lounge for the college’s veteran students.

Beyond that, she serves on college-wide committees, such as Student Life, is a club advisor for the Community Outreach Club, which offers FMCC students volunteer opportunities both on and off campus and has worked with our mental health counselors to promote their services on the campus.

Davis is a well-rounded member of the campus community.

As stated in her nomination by the Director of Advisement, Counseling and Testing, “Christie is always quick on her feet, with sensible reactions in all circumstances. She always positions her decisions on what is best for our students.”


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