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Pelych Appointed to Alfred State College Council

Joseph G. Pelych, Hornell, has been appointed by the NYS Governor's Office to the Alfred State College Council.

Council members serve without salary as an advisory group to the president of the College. 

Joseph G. Pelych, Hornell, has been appointed by the NYS Governor's Office to the Alfred State College Council.

Council members serve without salary as an advisory group to the president of the College.  Authority of the Council is in such areas as regulations governing student conduct, regulations concerning care and management of campus facilities, review of academic programs, approval of candidates for college degrees, and selection of the College president.

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Educational Foundation of Alfred Celebrates Construction of 50th House

House number 47 built in 2007 by Alfred State College studentsThe Applied Technology Campus of Alfred State College has begun construction on the 50th house built by students in various construction-related programs on campus and underwritten by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the A

The Applied Technology Campus of Alfred State College has begun construction on the 50th house built by students in various construction-related programs on campus and underwritten by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the ASC community through support of its educational programs.  

Tom Golisano to Receive Honorary Doctorate at Alfred State Commencement in May

B. Thomas GolisanoB. Thomas Golisano, founder and chair of the board of directors of Paychex, Inc., Rochester, the second-largest payroll processor in the United States, and 1962 general business management graduate of Alfred State College, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters, at his alma mater's commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 17, 2009.

B. Thomas GolisanoB. Thomas Golisano, founder and chair of the board of directors of Paychex, Inc., Rochester, the second-largest payroll processor in the United States, and 1962 general business management graduate of Alfred State College, will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters, at his alma mater's commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 17, 2009.

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ASC Awards “Pay It Forward” Scholarships

Recent nursing graduates and scholarship winnersThe Alfred State College Nursing Department continued its "Pay It Forward" philosophy through the awarding of its third annual round of  "Pay It Forward" scholarships, established during the fall 2005 semester and presented to this year's recipients, senior nursing students Carla Chamberlain, Andover; Laura Lindsey, Olean; and Michael Otugh,

The Alfred State College Nursing Department continued its "Pay It Forward" philosophy through the awarding of its third annual round of  "Pay It Forward" scholarships, established during the fall 2005 semester and presented to this year's recipients, senior nursing students Carla Chamberlain, Andover; Laura Lindsey, Olean; and Michael Otugh, Brooklyn (originally from Nigeria), at semester's end.  Each student received $150 and a copy of the original signatures of those who initiated the scholarship, class of 2005.

Local Technician Receives National Award

Technician recognition awards banquet held in San Diego, CAAt a technician recognition awards banquet held in San Diego, CA, in November, John Garippa, Wayland, associate professor, Automotive Trades, Alfred State College, was honored as the NATEF/ASE (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/Automotive Service Excellence) Instructor of the Year. 

Technician recognition awards banquet held in San Diego, CAAt a technician recognition awards banquet held in San Diego, CA, in November, John Garippa, Wayland, associate professor, Automotive Trades, Alfred State College, was honored as the NATEF/ASE (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/Automotive Service Excellence) Instructor of the Year. 

ASC Alumni Singers to Perform Holiday Concert

The Alfred State College Alumni Singers will present a "We Need a Little Christmas" Concert, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Alfred Town Fire Hall-Theatre, University Street. Anthony Cappadonia, director; Patricia Wiggers, accompanist.  The concert is open to the public free of charge; light refreshments will be served following the concert.

The Alfred State College Alumni Singers will present a "We Need a Little Christmas" Concert, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Alfred Town Fire Hall-Theatre, University Street. Anthony Cappadonia, director; Patricia Wiggers, accompanist.  The concert is open to the public free of charge; light refreshments will be served following the concert.

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Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. Officers

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., OfficersThe Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., has announced its slate of officers for 2008-09. 

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., OfficersThe Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., has announced its slate of officers for 2008-09.  Pictured here, l-r:  Daniel Guiney, Wellsville, board vice president (friend of the college); Charles Button, '61, Jasper, board treasurer (friend of the college); and James Locker, '66, Hornell, board president (

ACT Awards Presented to Alfred State College Students

Alfred Bus Shelter Project students with their faculty advisersThe Association of Council Members and College Trustees (ACT) of State University of New York (SUNY) has notified Alfred State College that students have captured awards in two categories in its annual ACT for Excellence Scholarship Award and Student Initiative Awards for Region I:  Elsa Guenther, Arkport, court and realtime repor

The Association of Council Members and College Trustees (ACT) of State University of New York (SUNY) has notified Alfred State College that students have captured awards in two categories in its annual ACT for Excellence Scholarship Award and Student Initiative Awards for Region I:  Elsa Guenther, Arkport, court and realtime reporting and technology management, has been named as the ACT for Excellence scholarship winner and the Architecture Club's Alfred Bus Shelter Project was named the Student Initiative Award winner.

ASC Receives $10,000 Donation From Praxair, Inc.

ASC receives second installment of an annual $10,000 scholarship donation from Praxair, Inc., of Tonawanda.The Computerized Design and Manufacturing Department at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, was the recipient recently of a $10,000 donation from Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, to be used for student scholarships beginning in f

[img_assist|nid=6786|title=ASC receives second installment of an annual $10,000 scholarship donation from Praxair, Inc., of Tonawanda.|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=350|height=212]The Computerized Design and Manufacturing Department at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, was the recipient recently of a $10,000 donation from Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, to be used for student scholarships beginning in fall 2008.  This is the second installment of an annual $10,000 scholarship donation to be used for student recruitment and retention in the drafting/CAD-mo

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Alfred State Honors Uni-Select USA During President’s Society Dinner

College President Dr. John M. Anderson presents a plaque to Uni-SelectAlfred State College recently honored Uni-Select USA during its recent President's Society dinner held at Lake Lodge. 

College President Dr. John M. Anderson presents a plaque to Uni-SelectAlfred State College recently honored Uni-Select USA during its recent President's Society dinner held at Lake Lodge.  Pictured here, College President Dr. John M.

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