Alfred State College - National Recognition
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.
Alfred State College has been named to the top 10 undergraduate construction schools in Michael Nelson's inaugural rankings of the top undergraduate construction management and construction engineering programs in the nation.
Alfred State College, in conjunction with Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is participating in the Humphrey Fellowship program, which brings to the United States accomplished mid-level professionals from designated countries that have a wide range of development needs.
Five members of the Alfred State College NYS College/Post-secondary Skills USA delegation placed in the top 10 at the National SkillsUSA Championship in Kansas City, MO, in late summer. Cristian Cruz, East Amherst, who took first place in the state then continued on to Nationals, was awarded a bronze medal for third place in the nation in masonry.