Alfred State College - National Recognition
Alfred State College volleyball coach Gene Doorley has earned two national Coach of the Year awards. For the third straight season Doorley has been named the American Volleyball Coaches Association Northeast Coach of the Year and for the second straight season he has been named the NJCAA Division III District A Coach of the Year.
Alfred State College sophomores Yurika Toyodome (Tokyo, Japan) and Jenni Jerome (Syracuse/Westhill) have been named All-Americans by the Division III of the NJCAA. Toyodome was a first team selection while Jerome was named honorable mention.
Three Alfred State College surveying engineering technology students were recently recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior-Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Santa Fe Office for their exemplary work and willingness to learn while filling surveying internship requirements through that entity.
The junior class of architectural technology students at Alfred State College participated and placed first in a National Design Competition sponsored by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association and the Portland Cement Association.
Alfred State College recently honored Uni-Select USA during its recent President's Society dinner held at Lake Lodge.
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.
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!