Alfred State announces the following faculty and staff accomplishments:
Dr. Robert Curry, of Angelica, associate professor and chair, English and Humanities , traveled to Washington, DC, last semester for concluding meetings with the U.S. Dept. of Education. Beginning in late 2011, Dr. Curry served on a panel of national English Language Arts experts convened to guide the revision of national Adult Basic English Education standards in order to align them with the new nationally-adopted Common Core State Standards. The group's final recommendations will be made available to the public this spring.
Dr. Lisa Harmon, of Wellsville, assistant professor, Nursing , is the author of an article in The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. Harmon’s article describes a pilot project development of a rural model Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) by a rural college nursing program which is becoming a best practice in the nursing field.
Tracy Locke, MS, RHIA, of Canandaigua, assistant professor, Physical and Life Sciences , has been selected to serve on a national American Health Information Management Association curriculum work group for a two-year term. The work group addresses curriculum of Health Information Management programs at the associate, bachelor, and masters-degree levels.
David Sengstock, of Hornell, executive director, Auxiliary Campus Enterprises & Services (ACES ), was recently elected vice president of the SUNY Auxiliary Services Association (SASA).
Dr. Nicholas Waddy, of Geneseo, associate professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences , will be attending the Southern African Historical Society Conference June 27-29 in Gaborone, Botswana, where he will present a paper entitled, "The Strange Death of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia: The Debate over British Recognition of the Muzorewa Regime, 1979." Waddy will also be traveling to Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.