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Building Trades Students Recognized By City of New Orleans for Rebuilding Historic Dodwell House

Semester in the South 2012“These students are artisan craftsmen and they have catapulted this major renovation ahead by at least two years. We could never have imagined this amount of work being done so fast and so professionally. Their efforts are a real gift to this project and historic site,

Fourteen Alfred State Building Trades students have been recognized by the City Council of the City of New Orleans for work they performed this fall as part of the 12-week “Semester in the South” project-based learning/civic engagement experience.

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Students’ work displayed at AIA event in Rochester

AIA displayArchitectural designs produced by architectural technology juniors Kyle Perry of Frewsburg and Steven Buchanan of Olean were displayed at the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Rochester Chapter meeting held Dec. 14 at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).

Architectural designs produced by architectural technology juniors Kyle Perry of Frewsburg and Steven Buchanan of Olean were displayed at the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Rochester Chapter meeting held Dec. 14 at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The display also featured architectural designs produced by RIT students. Alfred State professors Joy Carlson, William Dean, Mary Golden, Heinrich Hermann, and Rex Simpson attended the event. Carlson and Simpson coordinated the selection and preparation of student work.

Craig Clark and William Dean named Appalachian Teaching Fellows

Craig ClarkProfessor William C. DeanAlfred State’s Craig Clark, executive director of the Wellsville campus and dean of the School of Applied Technology and William Dean, professor of Architecture and Design, have been named as Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Teaching Fellows.

Dr. John M. Anderson steps down as President of Alfred State

Dr. John M. AndersonAlfred State President Dr. John M. Anderson has announced that he will be leaving the college effective March 31 to assume the presidency of Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. John M. AndersonAlfred State President Dr. John M. Anderson has announced that he will be leaving the college effective March 31 to assume the presidency of Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

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Students restore and transform two electric vehicles

electric vehicle projectAlfred State Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department students hosted an open house last week to unveil two electric maintenance vehicles that they restored and enhanced with sophisticated performance monitoring features.

Alfred State Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department students hosted an open house last week to unveil two electric maintenance vehicles that they restored and enhanced with sophisticated performance monitoring features. One vehicle is a 2008 Miles Electric delivery-style pick-up truck and the second is a 1981 Volkswagen Rabbit converted to all electric power by a previous class in 2010. These zero emission vehicles are now being used on campus by facilities employees.

“I give this experience a 10,” said student Mat Stezel of Rochester.

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WINS members raise funds for breast cancer awareness

WINS fundraiserWINS member Carley Youngman of Spencerport, a junior in architectural technology and construction management engineering technology, helped collect a total of $194 for breast cancer research.

Alfred State WINS (Women in Non-traditional Studies) Club members recently raised money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Barb Willis of Creative Hair Designs in Alfred donated her time and skills in fastening pink hair extensions as part of a WINS fundraiser.

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WINS group holds annual ‘Women in the Field’ dinner

Women in the Field dinner 2012Alfred State’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies) held its “Women in the Field” dinner on campus this month which was attended by 26 WINS members and special guests.

Alfred State’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies) held its “Women in the Field” dinner on campus this month which was attended by 26 WINS members and special guests. The annual event is occasion for students to make professional contacts and learn about the workplace environment in their respective fields. From left WINS adviser Joy Carlson, Alfred State professor, Architecture and Design; Beth Taggerty of A.L.

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Architecture students earn awards for sketches produced in Italy

Elizabeth KirchhoffThree Alfred State students have been awarded cash prizes for architectural sketches they produced while participating in Alfred State’s study abroad program in Sorrento, Italy earlier this year.

Three Alfred State students have been awarded cash prizes for architectural sketches they produced while participating in Alfred State’s study abroad program in Sorrento, Italy earlier this year.

Student awarded national scholarship to participate in study abroad program

Deschamps is a junior studying architectural technology at Alfred State. He was selected for the scholarship out of more than 2,600 applications and will receive $4,500 from the organization to participate in Alfred State’s study abroad program in Sorrento, Italy in January.

Alfred State student Bernardo Deschamps of Brooklyn, NY, has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Presented annually, the purpose of this scholarship is to add diversity to study abroad programs. The scholarship is offered by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Student awarded AIA scholarship

Alfred State student Kodie Tompkins is one of three area students who have been awarded a total of $6,000 in scholarship funds from the Rochester chapter of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and the Architectural Foundation of Greater Rochester.

Alfred State student Kodie Tompkins is one of three area students who have been awarded a total of $6,000 in scholarship funds from the Rochester chapter of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and the Architectural Foundation of Greater Rochester.

Tompkins and his fellow scholarship recipients from RIT and the Wentworth Institute of Technology received the awards at a golfing event held in Macedon this fall, hosted by AIA and the Architectural Foundation.

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