National Recognition

ACES Video Wins Outstanding Multimedia/Emerging Technology Award

Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services (ACES—the campus dining, vending, and transportation provider) was delighted to learn that the video it prepared for orientation has won the 2010 Outstanding Multimedia/Emerging Technology award from the National Orientation Director’s Association (NODA).

When wide-eyed incoming freshmen arrive on the Alfred State College to attend campus orientation sessions in the summer, they are treated to high-energy, interactive educational sessions that help them understand and prepare for college life. This year, they were also treated to an award-winning orientation video to help smooth out the transition from high school to college.

Lounsberry is 2010 Insley-Evans Public Health Social Worker of the Year

Gary LounsberryCongratulations to Dr. Gary Lounsberry, professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, who is the recipient of the 2010 Insley-Evans Public Health Social Worker of the Year Award. Read more about this award in the online American Pub

Gary LounsberryCongratulations to Dr. Gary Lounsberry, professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, who is the recipient of the 2010 Insley-Evans Public Health Social Worker of the Year Award.

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Demers Named National Runner of the Week

Alfred State College freshman Ryan Demers (Mexico) has been named the NJCAA Division III male runner of the week.  Demers and his teammates also kept the #2 spot in the lates NJCAA Division III poll.

Alfred State College freshman Ryan Demers (Mexico) has been named the NJCAA Division III male runner of the week.  Demers and his teammates also kept the #2 spot in the lates NJCAA Division III poll.

Demers was the lead runner for Alfred State at the Houghton College Invitational.  He finished 25th overall finishing the 8k course in 26:47.63.  He helped the Pioneers to a 6th place team finish out of 14 teams competing.

In the national poll, ASC is ranked #2 behind SUNY Delhi.  Region III foes Hudson Valley CC is ranked #3 and Mohawk Valley CC is #4.

Alfred State Named to U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges for 4th 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 2011 Best Colleges report. Alfred State College is ranked 27th among the top regional colleges in the North, ranked 8th among the top public schools (regional colleges in the North), and was included in the rankings of those colleges with the highest average freshman retention rate, coming in at 66.5 percent.

US-NewsAlfred State College’s reputation continues to grow as proven by its ranking this year in U.S. News and World Report’s 2011 Best Colleges report. Alfred State College is ranked 27th among the top regional colleges in the North, ranked 8th among the top public schools (regional colleges in the North), and was included in the rankings of those colleges with the highest average freshman retention rate, coming in at 66.5 percent.

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Peavey Awarded Regional Showcase Honors by NODA

Spencer PeaveyOn March 27, Spencer Peavey, Alfred State College director of Student Activities and Orientation, presented “Utilizing Media in Your Orientation Program and Recruitment of Student Leaders” to the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) in Ithaca, on the Cornell University campus. Peavey’s presentation reviewed how Alfred State incorporates both traditional and new media for new students during Orientation.

Spencer PeaveyOn March 27, Spencer Peavey, Alfred State College director of Student Activities and Orientation, presented “Utilizing Media in Your Orientation Program and Recruitment of Student Leaders” to the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) in Ithaca, on the Cornell University campus.

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School of Applied Technology to Host 12th Annual NYS Postsecondary SkillsUSA Competition

Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host the 12th annual New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition Saturday, March 27, 2010. Proposed categories of competition are automotive service, CNC milling, carpentry, collision repair technology, commercial baking, computer maintenance technology, culinary, masonry, precision machining, residential wiring, technical drafting, and welding.

Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host the 12th annual New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition Saturday, March 27, 2010. Proposed categories of competition are automotive service, CNC milling, carpentry, collision repair technology, commercial baking, computer maintenance technology, culinary, masonry, precision machining, residential wiring, technical drafting, and welding.

Contestants will report by 8:30 a.m. and the competition runs through 4 p.m. An awards banquet follows at 6 p.m.

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ASC Receives National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President’s Honor Roll

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll logoAlfred State College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll logoAlfred State College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Communications Office Captures Bronze in National Competition

Alfred State College’s Communications Office has captured a bronze medal in the Higher Education Marketing (formerly Admissions Marketing Report) Report’s 25th annual national competition for its total recruitment package, which includes the ASC Viewbook, Applied Technology Viewbook, Road Piece, Campus Life, Financial Aid, and Athletics pieces.

Alfred State College’s Communications Office has captured a bronze medal in the Higher Education Marketing (formerly Admissions Marketing Report) Report’s 25th annual national competition for its total recruitment package, which includes the ASC Viewbook, Applied Technology Viewbook, Road Piece, Campus Life, Financial Aid, and Athletics pieces.

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Stevens Presents at NYSERDA’s National Conference

Jeffrey StevensJeffrey Stevens, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department, Alfred State College, recently presented at NYSERDA’s (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) national conference, “PV [photovoltaic] and Wind:  Train the Trainer,” which focused on new ideas in educating a work force in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Jeffrey StevensJeffrey Stevens, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department, Alfred State College, recently presented at NYSERDA’s (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) national conference, “PV [photovoltaic] and Wind:  Train the Trainer,” which focused on new ideas in educating a work force in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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