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May 2010


ACEC New York Awards Scholarships to Engineering Students in NYS Colleges
Fri, May 28th, 2010

Alfred State College student Patrick VanHaverbeke, Wellsville, was among 17 high-achieving engineering students attending New York State colleges and universities who will receive $45,000 collectively in scholarship money from member firms of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York. The individual scholarship awards range from $2,500 to $5,000.

Ed Foundation Funds Work-Grant Program at ASC
Fri, May 28th, 2010

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., annually funds up to eight Alfred State College students through its work-grant program, allowing students who are ineligible for work-study funds to find employment on campus. The grant is renewable on an annual basis.

“Dynamic Aging” Seminar Held at Alfred State
Fri, May 28th, 2010

Folks interested in “Dynamic Aging” attended a seminar by the same name on the Alfred State College campus May 27. Nearly 120 people gathered to hear key note speaker Jo Reed talk about The Maturing of America.

Faculty and Staff Members Honored As Recipients of the Pioneer Award
Thu, May 27th, 2010

Barb DavisThis year’s winners included Physical & Health Sciences; Barb Davis, secretary, Dean’s Office, School of Applied Technology; Carolyn Pratt, cleaner, Facilities Services; and Deborah Neu, secretary, Student Records and Financial S

Two Honored With SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence
Thu, May 27th, 2010

Annette Burdett, President Dr. John M. Anderson, and Deborah ClaireThose so honored were Deborah Claire, Arkport, senior programming analyst, Technology Services, who received her award for Professional Service, and Annette Burdett, Hornell, secretary, Physical and Health Sciences, who received her award for Classified Service.

Faculty and Staff Promotions Announced
Thu, May 27th, 2010

Included among those receiving promotions in the Division of Academic Affairs were , assistant to associate professor, Building Trades;

Retirees Honored at Annual Luncheon
Thu, May 27th, 2010

Mount, Goodridge, and ButtonFaculty and staff members who retired this year include Susan Button, Wellsville, keyboard specialist, Agriculture and Veterinary Technology; Larry Cornell, Greenwood, instructional support associate, Agriculture and Veterinary Technology;

Kellogg Honored For 40 Years of Service
Thu, May 27th, 2010

Dr. Richard L. KelloggDr. Kellogg joined the Alfred State faculty in 1970 after completing doctoral studies at the University of Rochester.  He is the author of three books on Sherlock Holmes and is a frequent contributor to popular magazines and professional journals.

Washburn Honored For 35 Years of Service
Wed, May 26th, 2010

Betty WashburnHonored for 35 years was Betty Washburn, Almond, senior mail and supply clerk, Document Center.  She received a certificate and an Alfred State College rosewood box to commemorate the occasion.

ASC Honors Employees With 30 Years of Service
Wed, May 26th, 2010

Employees with 30 years of serviceThose honored for 30 years included, Richard Carlo, Alfred Station, professor, Computer Imaging and Architectural Engineering Technology; Michael Cobb, Alfred, lecturer and chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences;

Employees Honored For 25 Years of Service
Wed, May 26th, 2010

Employees with 25 years of serviceThose ASC employees honored for 25 years being congratulated by ASC President Dr. John M. Anderson (far right) are, seated, l-r: Christine Young, Friendship, instructional support associate, Physical and Health Sciences;

Faculty and Staff Honored For 20 Years of Service
Wed, May 26th, 2010

Employees with 20 years of serviceMembers of the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. Those employees honored for 20 years included Craig Clark, Alfred, dean, School of Applied Technology and executive director of the Wellsville campus; Susan Cole, Canisteo, secretary, School of Arts and Sciences;

Employees Honored For 10 Years of Service
Wed, May 26th, 2010

Employees with 10 years of serviceMembers of the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. Those employees honored for 10 years included Institutional Advancement;

Car Care Awareness Day at ASC
Mon, May 24th, 2010

Car wash at Car Care Awareness DayAs part of National Car Care Month, students performed free checks of automobiles’ lights, fluids, tires, battery, belts and pulleys, and an under-hood inspection.

Second Annual Technology Challenge
Mon, May 24th, 2010

Second Annual Technology ChallengeFifty-six students representing nine regional high schools recently participated in the second annual Alfred State Technology Challenge on the Alfred State campus. This year’s event was a robotics competition. Armed with robot kits donated by Alfred State College and criteria for a business plan, given to each team during a meet-and-greet event earlier in the semester, the 11 teams’ robots

2009-10 Student Employee of the Year
Mon, May 24th, 2010

Students nominated as Student Employee of the Yearbusiness administration, baccalaureate-level major at Alfred State College, has been named the 2009-10 Alfred State College Student Employee of the Year. Billings works in the Student Records and Financial Services

“Take Back the Night” Program On Campus
Mon, May 24th, 2010

Take Back the NightAlfred State College recently conducted a “Take Back the Night” program on campus to raise awareness about domestic abuse. More than 80 students marched through campus chanting “Take Back the Night, Alfred State Unite” following a slide show and reading of real sexual assault stories.

Ashley Kehoe Hired As Director of Civic Engagement and Student Leadership Programs
Mon, May 24th, 2010

Ashley KehoeIn keeping with its strategic plan and its departure from typical student union construction, Alfred State College is not only going ahead with construction of a $33.5M student union and leadership center, but has already hired a director of civic engagement and student leadership programs. Ashley Kehoe, formerly of Chicago, assumed her position April 1.

Depew and Nankivell Named All-WNYAC
Mon, May 24th, 2010

Alfred State freshmen softball Angie Depew (Wellsville) and Charise Nankivell (Hornell) have been named All-Western New York Athletic Conference.  Depew was a first team selection while Nankivell was second team.

Foundation Drive Dedicated
Mon, May 24th, 2010

Foundation Drive DedicatedMembers of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., Wellsville town and highway officials, family members, and Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson were on hand recently to dedicate Foundation Drive in the Village of Wellsville in memory of the late James Sawyer, a dedicated Ed Foundation Board member and staunch supporter of Alfred State College.

Local Educator Selected to Participate in AP Program Reading
Thu, May 20th, 2010

Mathematics and Physics Department, Alfred State College, was selected to participate in the annual Reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Examinations this June in Kansas City, MO.  He will be reading the calculus exams for the eighth consecutive year.

Nursing Students Celebrate Accomplishments
Thu, May 20th, 2010

nurses' pinning ceremonyAlfred State College nursing students celebrated their accomplishments the Friday before commencement by attending the annual nurses' pinning ceremony.

Locks of Love
Tue, May 18th, 2010

Amman, Michael Putnam, and Linda Panter, shown before their spring shearingIt took two years, but three members of the Alfred State College faculty capped the last 24 months spent growing their hair by cutting it to donate the tumbling tresses to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hairpieces to children under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnos

Annual Kiddie Ag Day
Tue, May 18th, 2010

Kiddie Ag Day 2010Youngsters from area schools toured the college's farm complex viewing milking operations and general farm activity.

“Living Logo” Project
Tue, May 18th, 2010

planting the living logoStudents, faculty, and staff at Alfred State College recently dug into (literally) a campus-wide planting project in celebration of graduating seniors.

Track Athletes Grab National Honors
Mon, May 17th, 2010

Five Alfred State outdoor track & field athletes have raced to NJCAA Division III All-Americans while six athletes earned All-Region honors.  The Pioneer men's team finished 9th in the nation and 4th in Region III while the women were tied for 10th in the nation and 4th in Region III.

ASC set to host Summer Sports Festival
Mon, May 17th, 2010

Alfred State College will host the 2010 Summer Sports Festival beginning on Monday, June 28th.  The summer sports festival will include the 29th annual day camp and the 42nd annual learn-to-swim program.

Commencement 2010
Sun, May 16th, 2010

Student speaker Elizabeth BrutschNearly 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand Sunday, May 16, as Alfred State College honored its 99th graduating class. Presiding over the ceremony, which was held at McLane Center on neighboring Alfred University’s campus, was Dr. John M. Anderson, college president.

Dr. Terry Tucker Hired as New Dean of School of Arts and Sciences
Fri, May 14th, 2010

Dr. Terry Tucker“I am delighted that Terry has decided to return to Alfred State,” said Dr. John M. Anderson, college president. “Terry previously served as a faculty member and department chair during his first stint at Alfred State, where he was involved, even then, in international activities. With Alfred State’s re-invigorated focus on community service outreach as well as international education, Terry will be a perfect fit!”

Students and Faculty Tackle Solar Project
Thu, May 13th, 2010

Students and faculty of Alfred State College are working closely with Atlantic Richfield (AR), a BP-affiliated company, to design and install a solar-powered telemetry system to monitor water levels at a wetland treatment system created by AR at a former Sinclair Refinery in Wellsville.