National Recognition

Alfred State Awarded Chapter Status by NECA

“Meaningful connections with industry leaders, is just one of the ways we prepare students to meet and exceed industry standards,” said Clark, adding, “it is also one of the reasons why Alfred State can boast a 99 percent placement rate.”

Alfred State has been authorized to establish a student chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). The new student organization will debut on the Wellsville campus this year and will distinguish Alfred State as one of only 26 educational organizations in the country that operates a student-led chapter of the NECA organization.

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New York Students Honored at National SkillsUSA Championships for Skilled Work Force

Jonathan Maragni with his gold medalJonathan Maragni, from Ithaca and a student at Alfred State School of Applied Technology (Wellsville), was awarded the college/postsecondary gold medal in Electrical Construction Wiring.

Jonathan Maragni with his gold medalStudents from New York high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Industry leaders representing over 1,100 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions recognized the students for their demonstrated excellence in 94 hands-on occupational and leadership contests, such as robotics, criminal justice, aviation maintenance and public speaking.

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Dining Services is on a Winning Streak

In May 2012, ACES brought home some more hardware in the form of another gold award from NACUFS for a catered special event at the Lake Lodge. The Dining Services team is part of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services Inc. (ACES), the not-for-profit corporation that provides dining services on campus.

Alfred State’s dining services is on a winning streak. After winning a gold award in 2011 from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for a Residential Dining special event, in April 2012 they grabbed a regional finalist position in the New York State Beef Council’s Best New York Burger contest. Now in May 2012 they are bringing home some more hardware in the form of another gold award from NACUFS for a catered special event at the Lake Lodge.

Rhoades Elected as National Chair of NAPFA

Dr. Ron RhoadesAlfred State is pleased to announce that Dr. Ron Rhoades, JD, CFP, assistant professor of business and curriculum coordinator for the college’s financial planning program, has been elected to serve as the National Chair of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) for 2012-2013.

Dr. Ron RhoadesAlfred State is pleased to announce that Dr. Ron Rhoades, JD, CFP, assistant professor of business and curriculum coordinator for the college’s financial planning program, has been elected to serve as the National Chair of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) for 2012-2013.

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Alfred State Named to U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges for 5th Consecutive Year

US-NewsAlfred State College’s reputation continues to grow as proven by its ranking this year in U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 Best Colleges report. Alfred State, which moved up two points, is ranked 25th among the top regional colleges in the North.

US-NewsAlfred State College’s reputation continues to grow as proven by its ranking this year in U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 Best Colleges report. Alfred State, which moved up two points, is ranked 25th among the top regional colleges in the North. The exclusive rankings, which include rankings of more than 1,600 schools nationwide, has grown to be the most comprehensive research tool for students and parents considering higher education opportunities.

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Olson a Discussant at Symposium in Washington, D.C.

Rex Olson, director of Counseling Services at Alfred State College, served as a discussant at the symposium, “Psychology as a STEM Discipline and as Logos of the Soul: The Critical Necessity of the Humanities for Psychological Science,” at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington, D.C., in August.

Rex Olson, director of Counseling Services at Alfred State College, served as a discussant at the symposium, “Psychology as a STEM Discipline and as Logos of the Soul: The Critical Necessity of the Humanities for Psychological Science,” at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington, D.C., in August.

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Dining Services Team Wins Gold Award From NACUFS

Olive and Cheese SelectionA Mediterranean cruise in March is always a rare treat; this year at Alfred State College, it was an award-winning event as well. The Dining Services team at Alfred State College has won a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for a special event it hosted at the college in March.

A Mediterranean cruise in March is always a rare treat; this year at Alfred State College, it was an award-winning event as well. The Dining Services team at Alfred State College has won a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for a special event it hosted at the college in March. The Dining Services team is part of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services Inc. (ACES), the not-for-profit corporation that provides dining services on campus.

ASC Receives National Recognition for Community Service

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll logoAlfred State was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty, and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll logoAs colleges across the country honor their graduates this commencement season, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) honored Alfred State College as a leader among institutions of higher education for its support of volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Alfred State Ready to Host Track National Championships

Beginning Wednesday, May 4, athletes representing 25 NJCAA institutions will travel to Alfred State College to participate in the 2011 Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The event will feature nearly 250 participants vying for both individual and team honors.

Beginning Wednesday, May 4, athletes representing 25 NJCAA institutions will travel to Alfred State College to participate in the 2011 Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The event will feature nearly 250 participants vying for both individual and team honors.

This is the sixth national championship hosted by Alfred State since 1994 (Cross Country in '94, '95, '06, softball in '06, and outdoor track & field in ‘09). ASC will host the 2012 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field National Championships as well.

Tyrell Co-authors Professional Competencies Publication for Student Affairs Professionals

Dr. TyrellDr. Steve Tyrell, vice president for student affairs at Alfred State College, has co-authored a publication jointly published by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Titled “Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners,” the publication addresses skill sets and knowledge competencies necessary for student affairs staff to b

Dr. TyrellDr. Steve Tyrell, vice president for student affairs at Alfred State College, has co-authored a publication jointly published by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

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