Commencement 2008 | Sunday, May 11, 2008 | John A. Carlson Center

Degree and emeriti recipients

Mr. Stephen Cysewski

Professor of Computer Applications, Emeritus

WHEREAS Mr. Stephen Cysewski has served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1991 to 2008; and

WHEREAS Mr. Cysewski has earned the respect and gratitude of untold numbers of students for his genuine interest in the particular needs of each of his students and his willingness to help them meet their educational goals; and has, through his teaching, advising and mentorship, passed on his inquisitiveness, ingenuity and commitment to excellence; and

WHEREAS Mr. Cysewski has assiduously pursued and adapted course content and teaching methods to emerging technologies; and has created sought-after teaching materials that have been used with great success by colleagues; and has, through his extraordinary vision and efforts, been integral in the enhancement and development of certificate and degree programs in the fields of information technology and applied business at the University; and

WHEREAS Mr. Cysewski has been a strong advocate for both academic and technical disciplines within the College of Rural and Community Development and throughout the University; and is recognized as a skilled and caring advisor and mentor; and has contributed his efforts to a host of University service efforts, including academic program development, distance education and student recruitment;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Mr. Cysewski for his extensive contributions to both the State of Alaska and the University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in further recognition of the invaluable services rendered by Mr. Cysewski and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Mr. Stephen Cysewski as Professor of Computer Applications, Emeritus; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be appropriately engrossed and signed by the Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks as further evidence of the esteem and respect in which he holds Mr. Stephen Cysewski, and conveyed to Mr. Cysewski on this day of May 11, 2008.

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