Alfred State College - Campus News
Five professional chefs recently adjudicated the 31st annual Culinary Arts Exposition at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville.
Some 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends will be on hand Sunday, May 18, at noon, as Alfred State College honors its 97th graduating class.
Presiding over the ceremony will be Dr. John M. Anderson, college president.
Smiles were the order of the day recently when members of the Alfred State College community turned out to plant five trees donated by Marcus Farms, Arkport.
Graduating seniors enrolled in Alfred State College's architectural technology program recently memorialized their late classmate, Anthony Carino, Poughquag, by donating an architecture book, The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao, signed by each of them, to the Hinkle Memorial Library on the Alfred campus.
Five baccalaureate-level mechanical engineering seniors at Alfred State College, under the guidance of their project advisers, SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Service Professor Dr. Edward Tezak, and Ray Gleason, instructional support technician, captured first place in the eighth annual national BUV (basic utility vehicle) competition held recently in Indianapolis.
Alfred State College is hosting a Going Green Festival, sponsored by ACCORD Corp. and WNY Energy $mart Communities. This two-day green business conference is offered for aspiring entrepreneurs and existing businesses in Allegany County. It is also intended to raise awareness of energy efficiency issues and opportunities for homeowners.
Elizabeth Harkenrider, Rexville, a nursing major at Alfred State College, has been named the 2007-08 Alfred State College Student Employee of the Year. Elizabeth works in the Financial Aid Office and was nominated by her supervisor, Deborah Neu, secretary for Financial Aid.
Dr. Choichiro Yatani, professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Alfred State College, recently attended the 20th anniversary meeting of the Oxford Round Table where he presented his paper, "With Us or Against Us: American Images of the Enemy."
Alfred State College's Business Technology Department, in conjunction with Business Professionals of America (BPA), recently sponsored a dinner for students who are members of the BPA chapter on campus.
Two Alfred State College graduating seniors were named State University of New York (SUNY) 2008 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence winners. Justin Cross, Bloomfield, and Jennifer Lorow, Angelica, were honored at a reception in Albany in April where they each received a commemorative certificate and a medallion suit