Retirees were honored recently at the college’s annual recognition luncheon.
Recognized at the annual employee recognition banquet were: Gina Boyd, Pam Brandes, Dr. Hollie Hall, Deb Markham, and KathyAnn Sager. Each received a certificate and a monetary gift.
Dr. Melvin Chambliss received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, while Dr. Douglas Pierson was honored with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. Dr. Jon Owejan was the recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, and Deborah Pratt received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service.
Alfred State College students were able to tour the athletic facilities at Penn State University recently, gaining some valuable advice and insight into sport facility management along the way.
Imagine having a new college degree, a new job, along with a new car, and one very happy mom. Buffalo native Joe Geegba exited commencement at Alfred State College (ASC) with a diploma for a building trades: building construction associate degree in one hand, and keys to a 2012 Chevy Cruze in the other.
The Center for Community Education and Training at Alfred State College will host two informative events that are open to the public in June: “Taking Action for Companion Animals with Libby Post,” and “A Morning with Dr. Bertha Madras: An Opioid Epidemic Seminar.”
Despite a decline in the number of high school graduates in New York State, the ASC orientation class is growing by 15 percent. Alfred State also has a 15 percent increase for incoming students who made their deposit to secure their future as a Pioneer.
Taking place July 29-31, the institute is hosted by the New York State STEM Education Collaborative, and provides a way for kindergarten-through-college-level educators to learn new techniques for engaging students of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.
Since 2013, Alfred State has been involved in a boiler decentralization project to remove the buildings’ dependency on the heating plant in favor of new energy-efficient boilers.
The 2018-2019 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.