$10,000 Donation From Praxair, Inc. to be Used For Scholarships
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. This is an annual $10,000 scholarship donation 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 (out of a possible 4.0), and be eligible for financial assistance. The scholarship is awarded through the Admissions Office. Pictured here, l-r: Dr. Stephen Havlovic, ASC vice president for academic affairs; James Gouck, PMP, engineering manager, Praxair, Inc; Steven Martinelli, professor, ASC Computerized Design and Manufacturing Department, liaison with Praxair; Craig R. Clark, executive director of the Wellsville Campus and dean of the School of Applied Technology; Jerry Falkowski, (drafting, ASC class of 1974), engineering manager, Praxair, Inc.; and Dr. Daniel Barwick, ASC director of institutional advancement. 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.