Alfred State College - National Recognition
Alfred State College’s reputation continues to grow as proven by its ranking this year in U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 Best Colleges report. Alfred State, which moved up two points, is ranked 25th among the top regional colleges in the North.
Rex Olson, director of Counseling Services at Alfred State College, served as a discussant at the symposium, “Psychology as a STEM Discipline and as Logos of the Soul: The Critical Necessity of the Humanities for Psychological Science,” at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington, D.C., in August.
A Mediterranean cruise in March is always a rare treat; this year at Alfred State College, it was an award-winning event as well. The Dining Services team at Alfred State College has won a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for a special event it hosted at the college in March.
Alfred State was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty, and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.
Beginning Wednesday, May 4, athletes representing 25 NJCAA institutions will travel to Alfred State College to participate in the 2011 Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The event will feature nearly 250 participants vying for both individual and team honors.
Dr. Steve Tyrell, vice president for student affairs at Alfred State College, has co-authored a publication jointly published by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Titled “Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners,” the publication addresses skill sets and knowledge competencies necessary for student affairs staff to b
ARBOR FRIENDS, a publication of the Friends of the National Arboretum, fall 2010 issue, includes an article titled “The Sun Goes to Work at Arbor House,” written by Roberta Gutman. The article, on page three, references the solar panels our students installed on the roof of Arbor House.
Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services (ACES—the campus dining, vending, and transportation provider) was delighted to learn that the video it prepared for orientation has won the 2010 Outstanding Multimedia/Emerging Technology award from the National Orientation Director’s Association (NODA).