$10,000 Donation From Praxair, Inc. to be Used For Scholarships

Dr. Stephen Havlovic, James Gouck, Steven Martinelli, Craig R. Clark, Jerry Falkowski, and Dr. Daniel BarwickThe 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.