ASC Receives $10,000 Donation From Praxair, Inc.
The Computerized Design and Manufacturing Department at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, was the recipient recently of a $10,000 donation from Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, to be used for student scholarships beginning in fall 2008. This is the second installment of an annual $10,000 scholarship donation to be used for student recruitment and retention in the drafting/CAD-model building & process piping drawing AOS (associate in occupational studies) degree program. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in the program, possess a 3.0 grade point average (GPA), be eligible for financial assistance, and apply for the scholarship through the Praxair Foundation. Pictured here, l-r: Jerry Falkowski,'74, Global Supply Systems local skills leader/manager, Praxair, Inc.; James Gouck, PMP, engineering manager, Praxair, Inc.; Steven Martinelli, ASC associate professor, Computerized Design and Manufacturing Department, liaison with Praxair; Dr. John M. Anderson, ASC president; and Dr. Daniel Barwick, ASC director of development; Praxair is a global Fortune 300 company that supplies atmospheric, process and specialty gases, high-performance coatings, and related services and technologies to a wide diversity of customers.