Alfred State College - Campus News
Dr. Steven J. Tyrell, Alfred State College vice president for student affairs, was among 15 student affairs professionals recently honored by the ACPA (American College Personnel Association) Educational Leadership Foundation as a 2009 ACPA Foundation Diamond Honoree, for his outstanding and sustained contributions to higher education and student affairs.
Faculty and students in the forensic science technology program at Alfred State College recently hosted an open house to acquaint colleagues and others with the tools and techniques used in this burgeoning field.
Alfred State College officials have welcomed the following professional staff to campus over the past several months: Molly Andrus, Julie Barber, Jerri Drummond, Cathleen Engle, Jeffrey Ferrara, Jane Gilliland, Anne Holmok, Jennifer Kuhn, Antonio Lytle, Crystal Myers, Jeanine Rose, Andrew Smilinich, and Chanel Wright.
The Communications Office of Alfred State College has recently been notified that its admissions promotional materials captured a coveted Platinum Award in the recent MarCom award competition, while the view book garnered a Gold Award, and Invitation Tuesday Tours and the Web site home page each won an Honorable Mention.
Graduates of Alfred State College's Internet-based health information technology (HIT) program, Class of 2008, achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) national certification exam. This represents the fifth year since 2000 that graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate!
Alfred State College will stage the play, A New Brain, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Nov. 14-16, in the Orvis Activities Auditorium. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday. Cost of admission is $3 for students and $5 for the general public.
The Automotive Trades Department of Alfred State College, in conjunction with Tenneco, sponsored a "Drive and Ride" event in September at the Wellsville Campus.
In many small college towns, there seems to be an invisible fence between the campus and off-campus businesses. Students tend to stay on campus where their campus ID facilitates access to virtually anything they need.
The Admissions Office at Alfred State College will host regional school counselors, directors of guidance, and college advisers for SUNY Operation Inform 2008 on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008. This professional development opportunity features SUNY workshops and the chance to explore current topics in higher education.
Although the day dawned chilly and damp, the good wishes of the gathered guests warmed the day considerably as Dr. John M. Anderson was inaugurated as Alfred State College's 11th president. After a week filled with inauguration-related activities, including an ice cream social; a faculty/st