This year’s race will be even “greater” than in the past for the school, however, as Alfred State will not only compete, but it will also see one Pioneer alum follow in some very important and historic tracks laid out by his great-grandfather.
According to Eric Wilmot, chair of the Automotive Trades Department, the college entered six vehicles in the competition, four of which belong to the school, and two others that are student-owned. Students drove or co-drove the cars, while everyone had volunteer duties that involved assisting the Green Grand Prix organizers with fueling, tech inspections, and set-up.
Utica General Peterbilt donated a PACCAR engine to Alfred State in the fall semester, and Joe Morrison, a fleet service manager, recently visited the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville to provide students with training on the engine.
Motorcycle and power sports technology students now have access to the same training and certification programs offered to Polaris dealers.
Alfred State is pleased to announce that the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) has granted its automotive service technician program a five-year reaccreditation at the highest level NATEF offers – Master Automobile Service Technology.
Alfred State is all revved up about its newest facility that enables students to learn about motorcycle and power sports diagnosis and repair.
Alfred State students interested in restoring classic cars now have the opportunity to apply for one of two scholarships worth $2,500, thanks to a $5,000 donation from the RPM Foundation.
Alfred State is No. 1 among all SUNY schools in the Northern Regional Colleges category. For schools with out-of-state tuition and fees below $12,000, once again Alfred State earned a No. 1 ranking in the north.
To provide a new facility that enables students to learn about motorcycle and power sports diagnosis and repair, Alfred State has construction crews in high gear to meet a fall deadline.
Facing 120 other teams, the Alfred State squad competed in the event for the third straight year in its 1953 Dodge Power Wagon tow truck.