Alfred State College - Campus News
John Garippa, associate professor, Automotive Trades Department, Alfred State College, was recently named the 2008 Educator of the Year at the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference held recently at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport.
The Automotive Trades Department of Alfred State College (Wellsville Campus), in conjunction with Tenneco, is sponsoring a "Drive and Ride" event on Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Wellsville Campus. This event is open to the public free of charge.
Alfred State College's first Homecoming/ Family weekend in a number of years was declared a success, despite the almost constant rain and a couple of unfortunate losses on the playing field.
Without even knowing it, Alfred State College students are becoming locavores. In early September, Alfred State's Dining Services team took its first delivery of freshly grown produce from the Angelica Farmers' Market.
Local eateries will once again participate in Alfred State College's "Taste of Wellsville," this year, Saturday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Restaurants and other food purveyors will showcase their tasty signature dishes in "miniature form" at stations around the Applied Technology Campus.
Alfred State College Homecoming/Family Weekend is September 11-14, 2008. A number of activities have been scheduled including tours of the campus, a Rusted Root concert, several athletic games, alumni group reunion gatherings,
About 800 Alfred State students attended the annual activities carnival on the eve of the first day of classes. Students took a chance at Putt Luck, Pot-O-Luck, Spindrift, and Krazy Rail among other games of skill.
Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson, ASC Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Steven J. Tyrell, and Dr. Shaojie Jiang, ASC director, International Education, welcomed Lin Zhongdong and Ma Xiaochuan to the college as they begin their year-long stay as part of SUNY's (State University of New York) China 150 program, which has welcomed 150 Chinese students to 22 SUNY schools,
Alfred State College faculty and staff gathered for breakfast recently to hear President John Anderson's opening remarks. Anderson kicked off the academic year by updating new and returning faculty on the state of the college as well as spotlighting the college's strategic plan to guide the campus community through the next five years.
Alfred State College faculty and staff welcomed this year's incoming freshman class of 1,400 students during the 15th annual New Student Convocation. This year's speakers were Jim J. Grillo, SUNY distinguished teaching professor, ASC Business Technology Department; and Adam Nash, Barneveld, ASC Student Senate president.