New Student Convocation 2007

Alfred State College faculty and staff welcomed this year's incoming freshmen during the 14th annual New Student Convocation. This year's keynote speaker was Dr. Edward Tezak, SUNY distinguished service professor, ASC Mechanical Engineering Technology Department; Dustin Fabian,'08, Frewsburg, ASC Student Senate president, who gave the convocation address; and Wren Keber,'06, Fairport, first vice president, ASC Alumni Association, who welcomed the Alfred State College freshmen to their alma mater.

In his remarks, Tezak advised students to "be flexible, adapt, manage change, and learn to learn." Fabian gave the "newbies" an insider's look at the college years, and Keber welcomed the future alumni and urged them to take advantage of the opportunities the college offers.

New Student ConvocationPictured here, members of the stage party prepare for the event: l-r: Tezak; Keber; Fabian; Grand Marshal Lawrence E. Burns, SUNY distinguished teaching professor, ASC Mathematics and Physics Department; Dr. Ronald R. Rosati, ASC provost and officer in charge; and Dr. Steven J. Tyrell, ASC vice president for student affairs.