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Lawrence "Ed" Burns Honored for 40 Years of Service to Alfred State

Lawrence (“Ed”) BurnsLawrence ("Ed") Burns, State University of New York (SUNY) distinguished teaching professor, Mathematics and Physics Department, Alfred State College, was honored recently for his 40 years of service at the college.

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Pioneer Award Recipients

Anderson & MerrickSeveral Alfred State College faculty and staff members were honored recently at the College's annual recognition luncheon, as recipients of the Pioneer Award which recognizes those members of the organization who demonstrate the following characteristics:  commitment to the mission and goals of the college, meaningful and measurable positive impact on the college, role modeling, and a high level of performance.  The a

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ASC Will Participate in Bio Energy Awareness Days (BEAD II) in Washington, DC, in June

Alfred State College will participate in the United States Department of Agriculture's Research, Education, and Economics Agency's (USDA/REE) second annual Bio Energy Awareness Days (BEAD II) in Washington, DC, in June. The purpose of the event is to increase awareness and knowledge related to the sustainable production of agriculture-based and natural resource-based renewable energy and the efficient use and conservation of energy for the benefit of rural communities and the nation.

Alfred State College will participate in the United States Department of Agriculture's Research, Education, and Economics Agency's (USDA/REE) second annual Bio Energy Awareness Days (BEAD II) in Washington, DC, in June. The purpose of the event is to increase awareness and knowledge related to the sustainable production of agriculture-based and natural resource-based renewable energy and the efficient use and conservation of energy for the benefit of rural communities and the nation.

Dr. Kellogg is Published

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of Newsletter of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, a publication of the American Psychological Association. 

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of Newsletter of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, a publication of the American Psychological Association.  Titled "Freud's Hiking Holiday," the article focuses on Sigmund Freud's only visit to America in 1909 and the time he spent exploring the Adirondack region in the area of Keene Valley.

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Students Build Ramp for Local Family

building trades ramp donatedStudents enrolled in Alfred State College's Building Trades curriculums have donated their time and talents to help a local family with a wheelchair-bound child by building a ramp at the house where the family lives to make mobility a little easier for the child and his family.

[img_assist|nid=4620|title=building trades ramp donated|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=188]Students enrolled in Alfred State College's Building Trades curriculums have donated their time and talents to help a local family with a wheelchair-bound child by building a ramp at the house where the family lives to make mobility a little easier for the child and his family. ASC student Rick Cummings, of Olean, spearheaded the project and rounded up several of his classmates who volunteered their time and energy

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Timber Frame Bus Stop in Alfred

Bus Stop in AlfredStudents enrolled in the building trades curriculums at Alfred State College recently went to work to create a timber frame bus stop in the Village of Alfred.

ROTC Ceremony

Three Alfred State College seniors began their service to our country Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) commissioning ceremony in the Allegany Room of the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred State campus. The ceremony-the first of its kind held at Alfred State-was as steeped in tradition as the next day's commencement.

Three Alfred State College seniors began their service to our country Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) commissioning ceremony in the Allegany Room of the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred State campus. The ceremony-the first of its kind held at Alfred State-was as steeped in tradition as the next day's commencement. The commissioning ceremony featured remarks by College President Dr. John M. Anderson and the administration of the oath by 1 Lt. Monique Barnhart, Maj. Retired Scott Spillane, and Major Jonathon Olson.

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Nurses' Pinning Ceremony

Nurses' Pinning CeremonyAlfred State College nursing students celebrated their accomplishments the Friday before commencement by attending the annual nurses' pinning ceremony.

[img_assist|nid=4617|title=Nurses' Pinning Ceremony|desc=Nursing class members are shown holding their Nightingale candle.|link=none|align=right|width=250|height=175]Alfred State College nursing students celebrated their accomplishments the Friday before commencement by attending the annual nurses' pinning ceremony. During the ceremony, the Florence Nightingale Candle is lighted, honoring the founder of modern nursing. The pinning ceremony is the culmination of the years of study and hard work graduating nursing students have invested in preparation for their chosen career.

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ASC Commencement 2008

Anderson, Houghton and Rosati Some 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand Sunday, May 18, as Alfred State College honored its 97th graduating class.

Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, presided over the ceremony.

At this year's ceremony, Alfred State presented an honorary doctorate to Amory Houghton, Jr., former United States congressman.

Some 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand Sunday, May 18, as Alfred State College honored its 97th graduating class.

Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, presided over the ceremony.

At this year's ceremony, Alfred State presented an honorary doctorate to Amory Houghton, Jr., former United States congressman.

The citation from SUNY (State University of New York) granting Houghton the doctor of science, read, in part:

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NYS Engineering Technology Association (NYSETA) Scholarship Recipients

Joy Carlson, Heather Rogers & Dr. Edward TezakTwo Alfred State College students were recently named the recipients of $300 scholarships from the New York State Engineering Technology Association (NYSETA).

[img_assist|nid=4587|title=Joy Carlson, Heather Rogers & Dr. Edward Tezak|desc=Rogers, center, receives a certificate and $300 check from ASC faculty members Dr. Edward Tezak, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor and Joy Carlson, professor, Computer Imaging and Architectural Engineering Department.|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=176] Two Alfred State College students were recently named the recipients of $300 scholarships from the New York State Engineering Technology Association (NYSETA). Heather Rogers, Rome, a senior in the

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