Members of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. , gathered recently for the first meeting of the new academic year. The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., is a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the ASC community through the support of educational programs. The Foundation provides monetary support to enhance learning opportunities for students through scholarships, work grants, and academic club activities. The Applied Technology campus in Wellsville is owned and maintained by the Educational Foundation. The Foundation funds the house projects used as hands-on laboratories  for many applied technology students. As part of the community outreach, the Foundation supports student projects, which provide real world experiences and enhance local properties and facilities. The activities pursued by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., are governed by the board of directors made up of representatives from the following groups: alumni, ASC College Council, faculty and staff, and friends of the college. All directors serve three-year terms and may be re-elected. Foundation officers and members serve without compensation.
Pictured here, front row, l-r: Ellen Ehrig, Alfred, ASC librarian emerita; Mary Fagan, Wellsville, board operations manager; Victoria Joyce-Middaugh, Wellsville; Deborah Goodrich, Alfred Station, ASC associate vice president of enrollment management; Valerie Nixon, Canisteo, ASC vice president for administration and enrollment; back row, l-r: Stephen Schnorr, executive director, ACES  (Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, the campus dining, vending and transportation provider); Thomas Massara, Alfred, outgoing executive director, ACES; James Locker, ’66, Hornell, board president; David Haggstrom, Angelica, director, ASC Library  Services; Beth Farwell, Wellsville; Geralyn Gough, Wellsville, board vice president; Daniel Whitford; Charles Button,’61, board treasurer/secretary; James Raptis, Wellsville; and George Goetschius, Wellsville.