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2013 Paul B. Orvis Award for Excellence Recipients

Dr. Stephen Havlovic, Lucas Bayus, and Jacob Bayus

Dr. Stephen J. Havlovic, provost and vice president for academic affairs, who presented the award, stated “for the first time in the college’s history, we have siblings receiving this award.”

Nearly 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand Sunday, May 19, as Alfred State honored its graduating class during the College’s 102nd commencement ceremony. Valerie B. Nixon, interim college president, presided over the event. One of the highlights of the ceremony is the presentation of the Paul B. Orvis Award for Excellence, awarded to the outstanding two-year graduate in each of the college’s schools of study, as well as to a baccalaureate graduate. The award, which honors Paul B.

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Alfred State Holds 102nd Commencement

102nd CommencementThis ceremony was dedicated to veterans and those currently serving in the United States Armed Forces and featured a special tribute through a flyover of “W7,” a C-47 that was one of the lead aircraft in the first strike at D-Day in Normandy, France, during WWII.

102nd CommencementFriends, families, and fellow students celebrated as Alfred State graduates participated in commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Valerie B. Nixon, college interim president, presided over the event at the Pioneer Stadium on the Alfred State campus.

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"Pay it Forward" seven years strong at Alfred State

Nursing Pay It ForwardThe Alfred State Nursing Department continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its seventh annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships to Gary Crouse, Hammondsport, NY; John Kozlyuk, Rochester, NY; and Maura Tuffey, Albany, NY. Each recipient received $150 and good wishes from the class of 2005 who first established the scholarship.

The Alfred State Nursing Department continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its seventh annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships to Gary Crouse, Hammondsport, NY; John Kozlyuk, Rochester, NY; and Maura Tuffey, Albany, NY. Each recipient received $150 and good wishes from the class of 2005 who first established the scholarship. Each scholarship recipient needs to demonstrate an understanding of caring as evidenced by implementing a unique caring project and to reveal insight and sensitivity in the written assignment.

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Alfred State Restores Rolls Royce for FIREBALL RUN Series Producer

Fireball Run car with students

Alfred State students at the School of Applied Technology on the Wellsville campus recently had the opportunity to restore a 1978 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II for JJ Sanchez, executive producer of the online series FIREBALL RUN. Sanchez is set to visit and address the students on May 17, 2013.

Allegany County Chamber logoFireball Run logoAlfred State logo

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Architectural technology students present designs

architecture and design student presentationProfessor William Dean, Architecture and Design, accompanied two second-year architectural technology students to the First Presbyterian Church of Bath, NY for a public presentation of conceptual designs that included new signage and a veterans’ memorial.

architecture and design student presentationOn May 9, Professor William Dean, Architecture and Design, accompanied two second-year architectural technology students to the First Presbyterian Church of Bath, NY for a public presentation of conceptual designs that included new signage and a veterans’ memorial that will welcome visitors to the village’s historic downtown.

Col. Timothy J. LaBarge will address Alfred State’s 2013 graduates

Colonel Timothy J. LaBargeThis ceremony – the college’s 102nd Commencement – will be dedicated to veterans and those currently serving in the United States Armed Forces and will also feature a special tribute through a flyover of “W7,” a C-47 that was one of the lead aircraft in the first strike at D-Day in Normandy, France, during WWII.

Colonel Timothy J. LaBargeAlfred State has announced Colonel Timothy J. LaBarge, commander of the 105th Airlift Wing at Stewart Air National Guard base in Newburgh, NY, as this year’s speaker for the Sunday, May 19, 2013, Commencement exercises.

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Students Compete in CSRI Case Study Competition

CSRI case study competitionAs part of the competition, the Alfred State team developed a solution paper containing a detailed analysis of conference realignment in college athletics and presented their findings and recommendations to a panel of expert judges in Chapel Hill.

A team of four Alfred State sport management students recently competed in the prestigious 2013 College Sport Research Institution (CSRI) Undergraduate Student Case Study Competition in Chapel Hill, NC, on April 17. The annual competition is designed to provide select sport management programs with the opportunity to provide tangible solutions to contemporary issues in college sports.

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Alfred State Accepted in NCAA

OrvisThe NCAA Division III Management Council announced today that Alfred State has been accepted as provisional members. The announcement moves Alfred State into NCAA DIII competition starting in the 2013-14 school year.

OrvisThe NCAA Division III Management Council announced today that Alfred State has been accepted as provisional members. The announcement moves Alfred State into NCAA DIII competition starting in the 2013-14 school year.

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Student displays judged at Science and Technology Fair

Student displays from six local school districts (Prattsburgh, Hinsdale, Addison, Andover, Canaseraga, Homeschool) were judged at Alfred State’s 14th Annual Regional Science and Technology Fair.

Student displays from six local school districts (Prattsburgh, Hinsdale, Addison, Andover, Canaseraga, Homeschool) were judged at Alfred State’s 14th Annual Regional Science and Technology Fair. Fifty-six 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 69 students presented their projects to the judges for a chance at the $1,590 in prize money.

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