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Sandra Gerling-Yelle

Position Title: Professor 10 Months
Department: Business
Office Location: EJ Brown Hall
Office Phone: 607-587-3434

SUNY at Buffalo  M.S. Degree 1980

Major:  Business

Completion of M.S. degree in three years with a 3.9 GPA.  This was done by teaching full time during the academic school year and attending graduate school full time during the summer.  Master's Thesis involved the research and development of a program designed to assist students to leave their respective institutions and obtain a  position as a business professional.

Nazareth College  B.S. Degree 1977

Major:  Business and Economics

SUNY College of Technology at Alfred  A.A.S. Degree 1975

Major:  Secretarial Science

Teaching Overview: 

Alfred State College:  Professor, Business Department 1977 to Present

Over thirty seven years of extensive teaching experience in the field of business at the post secondary level.  During this time, I have developed and taught numerous teaching materials for computer related and court reporting classes.  Computer technology has been incorporated into all my courses.  A College Keyboarding Articulation was developed and implemented to attract potential high school students with keyboarding skills to receive college credit.   

CTRP 1174 Realtime Writing Theory I

CTRP 2274 Realtime Writing Theory II

BUAD 1103 Keyboarding

BUAD 1543 Grammar

BUAD 2033 Business Communications

BUAD 4403 Business Computer Applications

BUAD 4503 Desktop Publishing


I have not been involved in any research activities.  My love and passion is for teaching; therefore, my time has been spent trying to develop myself as a successful college teacher.  I have a positive attitude and think of teaching as parenting.  My goal has been to try to give my students confidence and the drive to strive to become the best they can be both personally and professionally.


Publications and Events: 

NYSBTA (New York Business Teachers Association) Member

EBEA (Eastern Business Educators Association) Committee for Eastern Conference

MCBEA (Monroe County Business Educators Association)

Conference Attendee with Recruiting Table for Alfred State College School of Business


Faculty Senator

Faculty Marshal--Honors Convocation, Commencement, and New Student Convocation

Chancellor's Committee for Teaching Excellence

Search Committee--School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Engineering, and Business Technology

Student Life Committee

Cultural Arts Committee 

Career Day

School of Business Curriculum Development Committee

School of Business Recruitment Committee

Odyssey of the Mind Coach (creative problem solving for children)

Member of PARP (Parents As Reading Partners)

Honors and Awards: 

Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence 2005

Full Professor spring 2001

Who's Who Among College Teachers

Alfred State College Alumni Association Current Faculty Award, 2000

Freshmen Advocate Recognition Award

Skills USA Conference Coordinator for Business

Installation of Computer Lab in EJ Brown for Student Use

Recognition by graduates as person most influencing their educational experiences at Alfred State College

Learning Enrichment Grants written and monies awarded for the purchase of videos, tapes, and reference books in the field of Court and Realtime Reporting