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July 2008


NYS Sen. Catharine Young Secures Funding for Alfred State College Student Center
Fri, Jul 25th, 2008

Young and AndersonNYS Sen. Catharine M. Young, (R-Olean) visited the
Alfred State College campus recently to announce $33.5 million in funding for a
new student center on the campus. Sen. Young, long a friend of the
college, successfully worked to get the funding put back into the state
appropriations budget after it had been removed.

ASC and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County Host 39th Annual Finger Lakes Dairy Judging Contest
Wed, Jul 23rd, 2008

The Alfred State College (ASC)
Agriculture and Horticulture Department and the Cornell Cooperative Extension
of Steuben County hosted the 39th annual Finger Lakes Dairy Judging
Contest for Future Farmers of America (FFA) members as well as 4-H members from
local counties at the ASC college farm earlier this month.

UNI-SELECT Partnership for Automotive Parts Technology Program Reviewed
Thu, Jul 17th, 2008

UNI-SELECT Partnership for Automotive Parts Technology Program ReviewedThe School of
Applied Technology at Alfred State College is pleased to announce that the
relatively new automotive parts technology curriculum, begun in fall 2007, will
be offered in an online format beginning fall 2008. This new format was
approved at a recent partnership meeting with ASC and UNI-SELECT.

Meeting Held to Discuss Faculty Exchange
Thu, Jul 17th, 2008

Cornell Cooperative Extension Meets With ASC RepresentativesRepresentatives from Alfred State College (ASC) met
recently with representatives from Cornell Cooperative Extension and the
Wyoming County Dairy Institute to create an arrangement whereby ASC and
Cooperative Extension will conduct a pilot program involving a faculty exchange
for the next academic year.

Eight Pioneers Earn Academic All-American Honors
Wed, Jul 16th, 2008

Eight Alfred State College athletes have earned NJCAA Academic All-Americans for excellence in the classroom.  Cal Ayers (Letchworth), Keenan Hall (Monticello), Kaila Smith (Alfred Almond), Dustin Falkner (Letchworth), and Gallaway Longenecker (Manheim, PA) were all named Distinguished Academica All-Americans while Kevin Underhill (Somers), Paul Farrell (St. Francis), and Sarah Palmiter (Alfred Almond) were named All-American.

Local Educator Selected to Participate in Advanced Placement Program Reading
Thu, Jul 10th, 2008

Dr. Earl Packard, assistant professor and chair of the Mathematics/Physics Department at Alfred State College, was selected to participate this June in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board's AP Examinations in AP Calculus.