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Digital Media and Animation Seniors Present Showcase

Senior students in the Digital Media and Animation Department will be screening their best work for the public on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at noon in room 215, and an exhibit of more work will be displayed in the Llewellyn Gallery after the screening.

Senior students in the Digital Media and Animation Department will be screening their best work for the public on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at noon in room 215, and an exhibit of more work will be displayed in the Llewellyn Gallery after the screening. Both room 215 and The Llewellyn Gallery are in the School of Engineering Technology building located on the Alfred State Campus. The displays will cover a range of disciplines—from 3D animation, to 2D animation, to gallery installations, and more.

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After 13 Years, Alfred State Fraternity Earns Re-Entry into the Greek Community

After a 13-year hiatus, the Psi-D alumni have formed Psi Delta Omega Alumni Association, Inc., and have negotiated terms of re-entry on a probationary status with Alfred State.

The Psi Delta Omega fraternity has been a part of the Alfred community for 75 years, celebrating its anniversary this winter in Buffalo, N.Y. However, in the fall of 1998, Psi Delta Omega lost recognition with Alfred State. Now, after a 13-year hiatus, the Psi-D alumni have formed Psi Delta Omega Alumni Association, Inc., and have negotiated terms of re-entry on a probationary status with Alfred State.

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Local Children Gather for Annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day

Daughters and Sons to Work® DayTake Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day is designed to expand opportunities for girls and boys, expose them to what adults in their lives do during the work day, show them the value of their education, and give them an opportunity to share how they envision their future.

Daughters and Sons to Work® DayDozens of Alfred State employees once again participated in the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day. This event was open to employees' children and grandchildren between the ages of 8 and 15. Participants enjoyed interactive learning activities such as visiting the University Police Department; taking a residence hall tour; and building raised beds for the Alfred Community Garden.

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Three Alfred State Students Receive 2014 SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence

Carley S. YoungmanRachel HowardJoshua R. AltemoosThree Alfred State students received a 2014 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence—Joshua R. Altemoos, of Buffalo; Rachel Howard, of Pittsford; and Carley S. Youngman, of Spencerport.

On April 2, 2014, SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher honored more than 300 college students from campuses throughout the state, presenting 274 SUNY students with the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, and congratulating 68 SUNY and CUNY students who received awards from Phi Theta Kappa, a national honor society. Three Alfred State students received a 2014 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence—Joshua R. Altemoos, of Buffalo; Rachel Howard, of Pittsford; and Carley S. Youngman, of Spencerport.

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Alfred State Professor Emeritus of Psychology Publishes Children’s Book

Kellogg book coverDr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a new book titled Barry Baskerville Returns.

Kellogg book coverDr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a new book titled Barry Baskerville Returns. This children’s story, intended for an audience of young readers between the ages of seven and 10, is beautifully illustrated in color by noted Hawaiian artist Gary Kato.

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Alumni Concert to be Dedicated to Anthony C. Cappadonia

Anthony C. CappadoniaThe Alfred State Alumni Choir will present the 63rd Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 2 p.m.

Anthony C. CappadoniaThe Alfred State Alumni Choir will present the 63rd Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 2 p.m. The concert will be performed in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium in the Orvis Activities Center on the Alfred State campus and will be dedicated to former director, Anthony C. Cappadonia, who passed away on Feb. 7, 2014.

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College Students Honor Friend with Bolivar Service Project

Bolivar Service ProjectTwenty-one students from Alfred State’s electrical construction and maintenance electrician program braved the wintry weather last month to honor friend and fellow student, Trevor Randall, who died in a recent car accident, by completing one of Trevor’s unfinished service projects in their spare time.

Twenty-one students from Alfred State’s electrical construction and maintenance electrician program braved the wintry weather last month to honor friend and fellow student, Trevor Randall, who died in a recent car accident, by completing one of Trevor’s unfinished service projects in their spare time—spending two Saturdays wiring the new Bolivar town highway barn. Professors Steve Kielar, Calvin O’Dell, and Dan Noyes were also involved in the project.

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University Police Honored with Two NASPA Awards

The University Police Department received the Campus Safety Knowledge Community Award for Best Practices in General Categories for implementing the Values-Oriented Ten-Minute Training endeavor as part of an overall paradigm-shift within the department to a learning organization.

The SUNY Alfred State University Police Department has been honored with two Best Practices Awards from Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). This initiative is designed to build a database of valuable programs from which NASPA members can adopt and adapt for their own campuses. The awards were presented at the annual NASPA Campus Safety Knowledge Community meeting in Baltimore, Md.

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Local Student Wins National Award for Civic Engagement

Kayla FranchinaAlfred State student Kayla Franchina, of Gerry, has recently been named a 2014 recipient of the Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact for her role in launching Project Prom Dress at Alfred State.

Kayla FranchinaAlfred State student Kayla Franchina, of Gerry, has recently been named a 2014 recipient of the Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact for her role in launching Project Prom Dress at Alfred State. Kayla is one of less than 200 students in the country being honored this year and the only Alfred State student to ever receive the award.

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15th Annual Regional Science and Technology Fair Winners Announced

Winners of the 15th Annual Regional Science and Technology FairA total of 77 students presented their projects to the judges for a chance at $1,590 in prize money.

Student displays from nine local school districts (Addison, Andover, Canaseraga, Hammondsport, Hinsdale, Portville, Prattsburgh, St. Anne’s Academy, and Tuscarora) were judged at Alfred State’s 15th Annual Regional Science and Technology Fair on April 4. Sixty-three science and technology projects were on display for judging and public viewing. Participants were divided into senior (grades 10-12), junior (grades 7-9), and novice grade categories. A total of 77 students presented their projects to the judges for a chance at $1,590 in prize money.

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