National Recognition

First-Place Winners Announced For SkillsUSA Day Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics

Mason Smithewson Students from Region I BOCES (Board of Cooperative Education and Services) districts--encompassing Western New York and the Southern Tier--competed recently in a SkillsUSA (formerly Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Day leadership conference and skills Olympics at Alfred State College, on both the Wellsville and Alfred campuses, earlier this month. Several BOCES schools participated in the event.

[img_assist|nid=4207|title=Mason Smithewson|desc=Pictured here, Mason Smithewson, Lakeshore/Carrier, competes in the welding contest.|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=360]

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10th Annual Postsecondary NYS SkillsUSA Competition

Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host its 10th annual postsecondary (college level) NYS SkillsUSA (formerly Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) competition Saturday, March 29.

Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host its 10th annual postsecondary (college level) NYS SkillsUSA (formerly Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) competition Saturday, March 29.

Students from Alfred State College, Culinary Institute of America, and SUNY Delhi, will compete in the following areas - automotive service, auto body, technical drafting, carpentry, CNC milling, commercial baking, culinary, diesel technology, masonry, precision machining, residential wiring, and welding.

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Culhane Receives NODA Award

Alfred State College student Denis Culhane, of Rochester, a senior in the liberal arts/social sciences program at the college, has been recognized by the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) with a Student Leadership award for two-year colleges. 

Alfred State College student Denis Culhane, of Rochester, a senior in the liberal arts/social sciences program at the college, has been recognized by the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) with a Student Leadership award for two-year colleges.  Denis attended the Region IX (NY, MA, CT, NH, ME, VT, RI states) NODA conference in Portland, ME, where he was recognized for his leadership during New Student Orientation as well as his impact on team development.  In order to qualify, candidates were required to have served as orientation leaders the previous year.     

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ASC to host 19th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics

Alfred State College will host the upcoming 19th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics, (formerly VICA-- Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Tuesday, March 11, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Alfred State College will host the upcoming 19th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics, (formerly VICA-- Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Tuesday, March 11, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (Snow day, Wednesday, March 12.)

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Otto Berliner Writes "Cobbler of Normandy"

Otto Berliner, ASC professor of psychology emeritus, who escaped the Nazis in his native Hungary during World War II, has written a historical novel that has premiered to terrific reviews.

Otto Berliner, ASC professor of psychology emeritus, who escaped the Nazis in his native Hungary during World War II, has written a historical novel that has premiered to terrific reviews. In fact, the book was selected, by the entire editorial review staff of New Book Reviews (NBR), as the winner of NBR.org's Best Historical Fiction Book of 2007 Literary Award. The book was published through the BookSurge division of Amazon.com.

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Building Trades Student Receives NWAIC Scholarship

Alfred State College student Elisabeth Elliott, Johnson City, a Building Trades freshman at the college's School of Applied Technology, was awarded a $500 National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) scholarship from Buffalo Chapter #172.

[img_assist|nid=3473|title=Elisabeth Elliot|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=197]Alfred State College student Elisabeth Elliott, Johnson City, a Building Trades freshman at the college's School of Applied Technology, was awarded a $500 National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) scholarship from Buffalo Chapter #172.  The Buffalo Chapter #172 NAWIC sponsors the Alfred State Student Chapter which is open to all female students enrolled in the building trades curriculums.   Dennis Prutzman, associate professor, Building Trades, serves as the adviser for the Al

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Tshibangu Certified ASQ Quality Engineer

Anselm Tshibangu, assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Alfred State College has completed requirements to be named an ASQ-certified quality engineer (ASQ-CQE) by the Certification Board of the American Society for Quality.

Anselm Tshibangu, assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Alfred State College has completed requirements to be named an ASQ-certified quality engineer (ASQ-CQE) by the Certification Board of the American Society for Quality. As such, Tshibangu has reached a significant level of professional recognition, indicating a proficiency in and a comprehension of quality engineering principles and practices. Individuals who earn this certification are allowed to use "ASC CQE" on their business cards and professional correspondence.

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Kellogg Publishes Book

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of a new book published by Gryphon Books titled Vignettes of Sherlock Holmes.

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of a new book published by Gryphon Books (www.gryphonbooks.com) of New York. Titled Vignettes of Sherlock Holmes, the book is a collection of scholarly essays dealing with the great detective from a variety of psychological, historical, and literary perspectives.

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ASC Students Achieve 100% Pass Rate on RHIT

Graduates of Alfred State College's Internet-based health information technology/medical records (HIT) program Class of 2007 achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) national certification exam.

Graduates of Alfred State College's Internet-based health information technology/medical records (HIT) program Class of 2007 achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) national certification exam. This represents the fourth year since 2000 that graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate!

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ASC Among Top 10 Construction Schools

Alfred State College has been named to the top 10 undergraduate construction schools in Michael Nelson's inaugural rankings of the top undergraduate construction management and construction engineering programs in the nation.

Alfred State College has been named to the top 10 undergraduate construction schools in Michael Nelson's inaugural rankings of the top undergraduate construction management and construction engineering programs in the nation. Nelson's Web log, C-School Blog - Construction Management Education, covers current events and trends in construction management education, student construction competitions, and

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