Inaugural Activities

Inauguration of Dr. Steve Mauro for Alfred State College graphic


Presidential Inauguration Ceremony
2 p.m.
Alfred State College
Orvis Activities Center
Alfred, NY


An Original Suite
Jacob, G. (1928)
Alfred State Concert Band Recordings
1974 and 1975 Performances
Pioneer Parade
A Festival Prelude
Reed, A. (1956)
Alfred State Students and Athletes
Pomp and Circumstance
Elgar, E. (1901)
Dr. Aniko Constantine
Grand Marshal and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Faculty, Staff, and Stage Party
Welcome James J. Grillo
US Marine Veteran and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Emeritus
Presentation of Colors Seneca Battalion
Army ROTC Color Guard
National Anthem Alfred State Faculty Quartet
Nicole Davis, John Garippa, David Kendall, and Dr. Philip Schierer
Invocation Cyan Corwine
Civic Wellbeing and Student Success Center
Greetings From… James J. Grillo
Dignitaries Congratulate Dr. Mauro in Video
Stage Party Introduced James J. Grillo
Musical Interlude
All that Jazz
Fosse, B. (1979)
Route 66
Troupe, B. (1946)
Alfred State Alumni Jazz Choir
Jim Andrysick, David Bay, Bebe Cappadonia, Joseph Cappadonia Paula Graham, Jennifer Griffith, Jerry Howe, Carole Klotzbach, Donald Lynskey, Ann Peiffer-Frontuto, Nancy Schrader, Todd Thatcher, and John Thompson
Inaugural Theme James J. Grillo
Pioneer Pride Charles Neal
Accounting Professor, ASC Alumnus, and Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Musical Interlude
Bridge Over Trouble Waters
Simon, P. (1969)
James J. Grillo
ASC Voices • Directed by Sarabeth Matteson
Franklin Aidoo, Sofia Baldwin, Noah Bastedo, Jacob Berry, Amanda Brady, Genevieve Harris, Ruth Hessinger, Abigail Hill, Cynthia Jarbeck, Ralf Jean-Francois, Jenna Johnson, Sarah Keehan, Stephen Matthews, Madison Miller, Sarah Miller, Ryan Mitchell, Noah Neal, Helen Poche, Alexander Putnam, Jamie Roberts, Samantha Salzler, Margaret Shepard, Seth Tinder, Jacob Whalen, and pianist Chris Conklin.
Pioneer Purpose James J. Grillo
Soumya Konar, Student Senate Chair and
Senior in Computer Science
Presidential Selection James J. Grillo
Patricia K. Fogarty, JD, College Council Chair
Investiture & Medallion James J. Grillo
Deborah F. Stanley, JD, Interim SUNY Chancellor
Eunice A. Lewin, SUNY Board of Trustees
Pioneer Promise Dr. Steven A. Mauro, Alfred State President
Inaugural Address
Closing Remarks James J. Grillo
Alma Mater Alfred State Faculty Quartet
Benediction Cyan Corwine
Recessional James J. Grillo
Grand Marshal, Stage Party, and Faculty Exit
Pioneer Walk GreyWolf the Piper will lead us to Hinkle Bell Tower. Guests will tour campus ending with the Taste of Western New York public reception.


Take our Pioneer Walk to experience the campus alive with students, faculty, staff, and community members showing Pioneer Pride, Purpose, and Promise in action on your way to the Student Leadership Center for the Taste of Western New York Reception.


Guests are welcome to stay for this annual event.
Friday, Oct. 21 through Sunday, Oct. 23