Alfred State College - National Recognition
Students from Region I BOCES (Board of Cooperative Education and Services) districts--encompassing Western New York and the Southern Tier--competed recently in a SkillsUSA (formerly Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Day leadership conference and skills Olympics at Alfred State College, on both the Wellsville and Alfred campuses, earlier this month. Several BOCES schools participated in the event.
Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host its 10th annual postsecondary (college level) NYS SkillsUSA (formerly Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) competition Saturday, March 29.
Alfred State College student Denis Culhane, of Rochester, a senior in the liberal arts/social sciences program at the college, has been recognized by the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) with a Student Leadership award for two-year colleges.
Alfred State College will host the upcoming 19th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics, (formerly VICA-- Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Tuesday, March 11, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Otto Berliner, ASC professor of psychology emeritus, who escaped the Nazis in his native Hungary during World War II, has written a historical novel that has premiered to terrific reviews.
Alfred State College student Elisabeth Elliott, Johnson City, a Building Trades freshman at the college's School of Applied Technology, was awarded a $500 National Association of Women In Construction (NAWIC) scholarship from Buffalo Chapter #172.
Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of a new book published by Gryphon Books titled Vignettes of Sherlock Holmes.
Anselm Tshibangu, assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Alfred State College has completed requirements to be named an ASQ-certified quality engineer (ASQ-CQE) by the Certification Board of the American Society for Quality.
Graduates of Alfred State College's Internet-based health information technology/medical records (HIT) program Class of 2007 achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) national certification exam.
Dr. Gary Lounsberry, associate professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Alfred State College, recently moderated a research panel presenting a series of papers on the theme "Evidence-based Practice in Public Health Social Work" at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association meeting in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3-7, 2007.