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Last Call for Special Faculty/Staff Rate for Salute to Excellence

Each November the Monroe Community College Foundation celebrates the impact of philanthropic investment at MCC and the brilliance, creativity, and dedication of four exceptional alumni making a difference in the community.

Join us on November 15 as we applaud our honorees and MCC Alumni Hall of Fame inductees by reserving your special $50 faculty and staff rate ticket. To reserve your ticket please contact Tate DeCaro at X3683 or by emailing by Friday, November 9.

Salute to Excellence Award: Avangrid Foundation and RG&E
Avangrid Foundation and RG&E have helped keep MCC responsive, their generous support of Single Stop at MCC has given hundreds of students a place to turn for community support and centralized resources when help is needed most.

Salute to Volunteerism Award: Virginia and Carlos Carballada
This year marked the 100th child to be eligible for the Carballada Endowed Scholarship Fund for Rochester City School Students, which honors daughter Michele's 14-year teaching career with the Rochester City School District.

2018 MCC Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees Include:

Lloyd G. Brown, MD, MS '91
As an assistant professor and surgeon in the Department of Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Lloyd forms relationships with his patients and their families, calling them "patients for life." Lloyd's research interests include surgical innovation including augmented reality, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and surgical instrument development. He is currently involved in a global surgery mission in Rwanda.

Mark R. Kulzer '76
Mark joined Klein Metal Company in 1980 specifically to manage Klein's reinforcing bar fabrication service. Eleven years later, he acquired the rebar fabrication division and became president and founder of Klein Reinforcing Services. Today, the company is considered the largest supplier/fabricator of reinforcing bars in Monroe and surrounding counties.

Selma Mujezinovic, DNP, FNP-BC '00
Selma came to the United States from Bosnia in 1995. Friends helped her discover MCC where she enrolled in the nursing program. She received job offers before she completed her associate in applied science degree in nursing in 2000. In her role as System Director, Advanced Practice Providers for Rochester Regional Health System, Selma oversees 1,000 advanced practitioners providing health care in 13 counties.

Arlene Nanry, RN '03
Arlene earned an MCC associate of applied science degree in nursing at age 50. Following graduation, she entered the oncology field as a registered nurse at Unity (Park Ridge) Hospital. Years later, she discovered her passion for hospice nursing and today provides care through the Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe County/UR Medicine Home Care. She recently started the Story of Hope Comfort Care Home for families seeking end of life care.

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Thursday, November 15 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:30 p.m. Dinner and Award Ceremony

Hess, Jennifer
MCC Foundation