Alfred State College - ACES News
Dedicated to challenging the status quo in order to support the college’s focus on the environment, this fall, the dining team at Alfred State introduced two new processes that will positively impact the campus’s footprint—incorporating technologies like compostable packaging and reusable takeout containers.
Alfred State, in partnership with Alfred University and Alfred residents, has announced a week-long series of events planned in celebration of Earth Day. The events, which begin on Sunday, April 21 and run through Sunday, April 28, include movie showings, service opportunities, outdoor activities, and social functions.
Alfred State’s Dining Services Taco Bell location has been rated #1 nationwide in Taco Bell’s Voice of the Customer Program. The Taco Bell operation on campus is managed by Michael Murray of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, Inc.
Alfred State’s exclusive vendor of campus dining, vending and transportation, ACES (Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services), has been awarded the 2012 Outstanding Multimedia/Emerging Technology award by the National Orientation Director’s Association.
The newly remodeled dining location (called ‘10 Elm’ for short) blends the ‘grab-n-go’ convenience of fresh and frozen entrée options with a comfortable dining experience that offers traditional and healthy food favorites to students and campus visitors alike.
In May 2012, ACES brought home some more hardware in the form of another gold award from NACUFS for a catered special event at the Lake Lodge. The Dining Services team is part of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services Inc. (ACES), the not-for-profit corporation that provides dining services on campus.
“We love using local products, and our new signature burger highlights some of the best beef from right in our own backyard,” said Karen Canne, director of Dining Services. “Bron has cooked up a burger that is a perfect blend of East-West cuisine that we’re proud to serve to our customers.”
The off-campus program is a partnership between the college and area businesses managed by Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services (ACES). This is the third year of the program and Rose’s Tan is the 14th partner to join.
David L. Sengstock of Hornell has been named the new executive director of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, Inc. ACES is a not-for-profit corporation that supports the mission of Alfred State College. ACES is located on campus and provides dining services, campus bookstore, transportation, vending, and laundry services to its customers.
The Alfred State College Dining Services team celebrated winning a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) in August. The team won the award over the summer for a Mediterranean Cruise special event it hosted at the college in March,