Alex Bitterman, associate professor, was named chair of the Architecture and Design Department. He also had two scholarly articles published in the Journal of Applied Arts and Health and the Journal of American Culture.
Danielle Bond, assistant professor in the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department, attended the SENCER Summer Institute at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute from July 30-Aug. 3.
Channon Burroughs, an admissions counselor, was selected to serve as a mentor for the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling (NYSACAC) Camp College program, held Aug. 7-9 at the State University of New York at Delhi.
Catherine Chambers, director of Print and Mail Services, was on a panel of printing experts presenting “Don’t Stop the Presses! SUNY Print Matters: Your Statewide Shared Printing Service” at the 2015 SUNYCUAD Educational Conference, held June 3-5 in Rochester.
Lenwood Fields, assistant professor in the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department, was awarded a US patent electrically isolating polymer composition that is used in electrowetting applications.
Danielle Green, court reporting and captioning instructor, is the new chair of the Business Department.
Dr. Steven Jakobi, retired associate professor of biology, recently published a collection of non-fiction short stories, titled "Giorgio the 'Possum and Other Stories from Nature."
Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a new book titled “Barry Baskerville Traps a Thief.” The book, intended for young readers between the ages of 6 and 10, features color illustrations by noted Hawaiian artist Gary Kato.
Dr. Matthew Lawrence was promoted from associate professor to professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology.
Dr. Richard Mitchell, professor in the English and Humanities Department, published six poems, including two in England and two others in Australia.
Dr. Jon Owejan, assistant professor in the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department, was awarded three US patents in the field of electrochemical energy production.
Jeremy Schwartz, assistant professor in the Digital Media and Animation Department, attended the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in Annecy, France. While at the Society for Animation Studies conference in Canterbury, UK, he presented a paper he wrote, titled “Animate the Audience: Compulsory Interactive Animation.”
Christopher Tomasi was promoted from associate professor to professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology.
Danielle White, has been appointed the new executive director of Institutional Advancement.
White has served in the position on an interim basis since Dec. 1, 2014. Prior to that, she had been the director of Annual Giving in the Office of Institutional Advancement since December 2009, overseeing the college’s annual fundraising campaigns.
White will also serve as the executive director of the Alfred State College Development Fund, Inc., which raises funds for the college.
The Print and Mail Services Department received a first-place award for quality and uniqueness and an honorable mention for two of its printed pieces in the Association of College and University Printers’ 2015 print competition.