1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)
Telephone System Upgrade

The campus is upgrading the phone system this week. There may be service interuptions or delays placing calls to campus.

Michael E. Ronan

Position Title: Professor
Department: Automotive Trades
Office Location: School of Applied Technology
Office Phone: 607-587-3150

SUNY Fredonia - BA Economics - 1976

Georgetown University School of Law - 48 credit hrs. 1976-1978

Teaching Overview: 

Alfred State College, Automotive Trades Dep't.  1985 - present

Professional Experience: 

Lead technician, Four Car Garage, Burlingame, CA  -  Rolls Royce technician  1979 - 1982

Technician/owner - Tri County Transmission, Yorkshire, NY  1982-1985

Transmission technician - Cramer's Transmission and Performance Transmission  1986-present (summer employment)

Publications and Events: 

Textbook reviewer, various publishers  2000 - present

Delmar online DATO course reviewer 2010 

Article - "Industry and Education-Hand in Hand" April 2002 Gears magazine


Dozes and dozens of committees, including presidential, VP and dean searches, Middle States review committees.   ASC Faculty Senate 1995 - 2004 (Senate Chair 1999 -2001).   University Colleges of Technology Governance Chair 1999 -2001.  Chancellor's Advisory Committee, Honors Convocation Committee (1989-present), Chancellor's Award Committee  1997 - present, and many others.  New Horizons advisory board 2010 - present.  Advisor, Sigma Tau Epsilon Honor Society  1989 - present.  Skills USA Regional Coference coordinator 1989 - present

Community Service - President, Cuba-Rushford BOE 1998 -2004 (President 2001 - 2003), member Rushford Town Planning Board, 1998 -present,  Board member, Allegany County Area Foundation  2006 - present, Board member, Leadership Allegany  2008 - present, United Way county board, 2002

Honors and Awards: 

SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in University Service  2004

SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching  1996

Alumni Teacher of the Year  1989 and 2002

Freshman Advocate Award 2011

Pioneer Award  2003

President's Advisory Council on Excellence Award  1989

Member and Testing proctor, Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association  1986 - present 

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence, certification exam (A1/A2) testwriting team

2002 - present