Alfred State College - Campus News
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.
Alumni gathered at Alfred State to celebrate the dedication of the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, in honor of Professor Emeritus Anthony “Cappy” Cappadonia and his 56 years of teaching and directing instrumental and choral groups at the college.
Alfred State alum Rod Streater is making an impression as he battles for a spot on the Oakland Raiders roster. Streater went undrafted in the NFL draft but quickly signed with the Raiders following the conclusion of the draft.
Alfred State is pleased to announce that Julian Dautremont-Smith has joined the campus community as chief sustainability officer at the college. He has served in several related positions, including as associate director for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
Alfred State students are poised to make their own run with one of the college’s alternative fuel vehicles – a green initiative about to meet the need for speed. A prime demonstration of project-based learning, the students have rebuilt or modified much of the car as they’ve learned to make it race ready. They’re raring to go, but are still in need of parts and supplies.
Associate Professor Wayne Bensley of the Alfred State Physical and Health Sciences Department was one of 18 people nationwide who was recently selected to attend the Nucleic Acid Chemistry workshop at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. This workshop is a part of the National Science Foundation-sponsored Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops and Communities of Scholars (cCWCS) program.
Alfred State is pleased to announce its partnership to become a part of the Center for Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CeCeT) that is implementing a photovoltaic (PV) and wind equipment test facility. The new PV and wind test centers will operate as the core of CeCeT’s network of renewable energy resources.
Recognized at the college’s employee recognition banquet were: Dr. Melvin Chambliss of Alfred Station, NY; Deborah Claire of Arkport, NY; Mark Payne of Canisteo, NY; Charlene McGregor of Canisteo, NY; and Lieutenant Scott Bingham. Each received a certificate and a monetary gift.