Alfred State Rings in the New Semester with New Faculty and Staff

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 2:45pm

Just in time for the fall 2013 semester, Alfred State welcomes a crop of new faces to its ranks. New hires include:

Amie Acton, who joins Alfred State as an instructional support assistant, holds a master’s degree in library science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

John Atwell joins the Building Trades team as an instructional support assistant. He was formerly in the U.S. Navy in the construction field.

Lisa Boyle, the new instructional support assistant for Physical and Life Sciences, received her associate degree in medical record technology from Alfred State.

Alec Berenbaum comes to Alfred State from Rochester Institute of Technology. He holds a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in computer science and will be teaching in the Computer and Information Technology department.

Ryan Bremser, of Hornell, joins Alfred State as the new head men’s and women’s swim coach. He has served as coach for the Southern Tier Saratoga YMCA, Guilderland YMCA, and Ridgewood Swim Club.

William Brown will be working with Facilities Services as a cleaner at the farm, vet tech, and motorsports facilities.

Adrian Cogswell, of Bath, joins Alfred State as a web programmer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology: applications and software development.

Justin Cornelius is the new student affairs coordinator on the Wellsville campus. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from SUNY Buffalo and a master’s degree in education from Alfred University.

Heidi Dobson, of Hornell, joins Alfred State’s Student Records and Financial Services as a keyboard specialist. She is a graduate of Alfred State.

Jennifer Enke, of Alfred Station, joins the Athletics department as the new assistant athletic director and compliance coordinator. She holds a master’s degree in education from Alfred University and a bachelor’s degree in physical education and athletic training from Canisius College.

Lenny France, of Canisteo, joins Facilities Services as a plant utilities assistant.

Gerard Gingras joins Alfred State as the new athletic trainer. He holds a master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion from California University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from the University of New Mexico.

Randy Glass will be working with Facilities Services as a cleaner on the Wellsville campus.

Dr. Rouyo Jin joins Alfred State as a visiting professor of Civil Engineering Technology. He holds a master’s degree and doctoral degree in construction engineering and management.

Leslie Kachurek, of Niagara Falls, is the new chief of police with University Police. He received master’s degrees in business administration, organizational management, and criminal justice from Southwest University.

Lori King holds a master’s degree in higher education from Kaplan University. She joins Residential Life as a residence hall director.

Amanda Kozub, of Cortland, joins Alfred State as assistant professor of Digital Media and Animation. She received a master’s degree in animation from Savannah College of Art and Design.

George Lynch II, a new instructor in Building Trades in the School of Applied Technology, received his associate degree in heavy equipment, truck, and diesel from Alfred State.

Jim Macklin joins Alfred State’s School of Applied Technology as a welding lecturer in Computerized Design and Manufacturing.

Patricia Martire will be working in Library Services as an instructional support assistant. She holds a master’s degree in library science from SUNY Buffalo.

Erica Matteson, a new lecturer in Physical and Life Sciences, holds a graduate certificate in healthcare management and a bachelor’s degree from SUNY IT.

Charles Music, of Bolivar, joins Alfred State’s Facilities Services as a cleaner in the new Student Leadership Center.

Eliza Ordway is a new instructional support assistant on the Wellsville Campus. She holds a bachelor’s degree in recreational education.

Katie Orr is the newest member of the Residential Life team and will serve as keyboard specialist. She holds a master’s degree in education school counseling and a bachelor’s degree in child and family studies.

Alexe Pask joins the Athletics department at Alfred State as an athletic trainer. She received her master’s degree in athletic training from Daemen College.

Carol Pautz, of Knoxville, Pennsylvania, is a new cleaner with Facilities Services.

Mikenna Pierotti is the new public relations writer on the Marketing Communications team. She holds a master’s degree in English from West Virginia University and a bachelor’s degree in English and history from Alfred University.

Sean Ryan joins Residential Life as a residence hall director. He received his bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications at St. Bonaventure University.

Mark Scharles, of Belfast, joins Facilities Services at Alfred State as a cleaner in E.J. Brown Hall.

Anthony Scott, of Laurel, Maryland, joins Alfred State’s Athletics department as a new assistant football coach and equipment manager. He received a master’s degree in recreation and sport science from Ohio University.

Paul Stewart, of Hornell, is the new cleaner in Physical and Health Sciences.

Dr. Alice Tarun, a new assistant professor of Physical and Life Sciences, received her doctorate in comparative biochemistry from the University of California.

Libby Tsibulsky joins Residential Life as a residence hall director. She holds a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Alfred University.

Gordon Walker, a new instructor in Automotive Trades in the School of Applied Technology, received his associate degree in heavy equipment, truck, and diesel from Alfred State.

Sara Weller, of Greenwood, is the new assistant director of Procurement and Payment Services. She received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from SUNY Brockport and an associate degree in accounting from Alfred State.

Marie White, of Wellsville, joins Facilities Services at Alfred State as a cleaner on the Wellsville campus.