Dr. Elena C. McCoy of the Biology Department died on Friday, June 5, 2015.  Professor McCoy’s academic passions were microbiology, scientific research, and the education of students.  The establishment of the Elena C. McCoy Memorial Commencement Award in Biology is an attempt to create an ongoing remembrance of what was important in Dr. McCoy’s professional life.  The award will recognize the achievement of an exceptional student who demonstrates outstanding performance in microbiology as a Biology major enrolled at the College of Staten Island.

Contributions to this award can be made online to the College of Staten Island – CSI Foundation.