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. Denis attended the Region IX (NY, MA, CT, NH, ME, VT, RI states) NODA conference in Portland, ME, where he was recognized for his leadership during New Student Orientation as well as his impact on team development. In order to qualify, candidates were required to have served as orientation leaders the previous year.
In addition to his participation in New Student Orientation at the college, Culhane also serves on the ASC Student Senate as the student representative to the College Council. He is also the current pledge master, social chair, and historian for his fraternity, Pi Rho Zeta. He has held many other leadership positions on campus including vice president of Hall Council, resident assistant, and hospitality chair for the Alfred Programming Board. He serves on the strategic planning and retention committees and is the chair of the relationship statement committee for Greek Senate.
Culhane is the son of Denis Culhane, Rochester.