Alfred State College - Campus News
Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF SCIENCE FICTION, a quarterly literary journal. Titled "Philip Wylie: The Crusader of Science Fiction," the article discusses how author Philip Gordon Wylie (1902-1971) incorporated important social issues into his novels of speculative fiction.
Jonathan Maragni, from Ithaca and a student at Alfred State School of Applied Technology (Wellsville), was awarded the college/postsecondary gold medal in Electrical Construction Wiring.
Julian Dautremont-Smith, chief sustainability officer at Alfred State, recently contributed to a book project of Widener Law Distinguished Professor John C. Dernbach that supports the national movement for more sustainable products, practices, lifestyles, and policies. The project is the only nongovernmental effort in the U.S. to comprehensively assess the nation’s sustainability activities.
Alfred State President John M. Anderson has been named to the Steering Committee of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). He joins over 20 other college presidents and chancellors in serving on the primary governance body of the organization.
The New York State University Police Department at Alfred State was recently awarded official status as an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.
Two administrators at Alfred State – Dr. Terry Tucker, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Julian Dautremont-Smith, chief sustainability officer – have been appointed to the Western New York regional planning team of the Cleaner, Greener Communities Program (CGC). The initiative is administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
Alfred State is pleased to announce the addition of a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree to program offerings at the college. This addition to the School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology will be accepting new students beginning in fall 2013.
Alfred State has signed the “Commitment to Sustainable Practices of Higher Education Institutions,” joining almost 200 other college and universities worldwide. It is one of many voluntary commitments to support sustainability initiatives made as part of Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, which began meeting on June 20.
Nearly 75 sustainability professionals from as far as California converged on Alfred State for “Innovations in Technical Education to Advance Sustainability,” bringing with them ideas and best practices from their own experiences.