Carolyn CoccaAssociate professor

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Carolyn Cocca of Huntington Station recently received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching from the State University of New York for "consistently superior teaching and providing students with instruction of the highest quality," the organization said. Cocca, a faculty member for SUNY College at Old Westbury, is an associate professor and chair of the Politics, Economics and Law Department. She also serves as adviser of the college's Women United Club and the Politics and Law Club and director of the college's Women's Center, which obtained a $200,000 grant under her guidance.