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July 2011

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Alfred State Releases Football Schedule
Thu, Jul 28th, 2011

The 2011 Alfred State College football schedule has been finalized.  The Pioneers schedule features ten regular season games with four at home and six on the road.

Posener to Present at ACUHO-I Living Learning Programs Conference
Wed, Jul 27th, 2011

Paul D. PosenerPosener will look at the 2010-11 academic year and how this LLC program was developed and shaped, the physical changes executed by Hank Colker of WTW Architects to renovate a residence hall to fit the program, and how this program reached its initial retention goals within the first year.

ASC to Serve as Host Institution For AASHE Conference
Wed, Jul 27th, 2011

“I am extremely pleased that Alfred State College is one of the host institutions for a conference with such relevance to today’s world. I and my colleagues look forward to meeting and collaborating with our counterparts around the country who are as committed to sustainability—in all its guises--as we are,” said Anderson of the College’s sponsorship.

Haiti Relief Trip 2011
Fri, Jul 22nd, 2011

Haiti Relief Trip Spring 2011 “Our recent trip to Haiti was life changing. Working alongside the Haitians to help rebuild their country allowed us to see how much you can change someone’s life by even the small things. The progress that has been made within a year is moving slow, but steady, " states Chanel Wright, executive assistant to the president, Alfred State College.

Kellogg Article Published in Paperback Parade
Wed, Jul 20th, 2011

Kellogg points out that Philip Wylie (1902-71) used the medium of science fiction to express his vision of a future world in which the environment has been permanently damaged by corporate greed and the reckless use of modern technology.

Wetland Treatment System To Become Outdoor Environmental Laboratory
Wed, Jul 20th, 2011

Craig Clark, Eric Larson, Joe Sontchi, Pat King, and John M. Anderson Alfred State College and Atlantic Richfield (a BP-affiliated company) officials gathered recently to announce the transfer of the wetland treatment system site to the college.

Pioneers Garner Academic Awards
Tue, Jul 19th, 2011

Several Alfred State College athletes have earned honors from the NJCAA, Region III, and the Western New York Athletic Conference for outstanding academic achievements.  Three Pioneers were recipients of the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement, three more were honored with the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement, 11 were named Academic All-Region, and 15 were named Academic All-Conference.

Center for Renewable Energy Holds Its First Clean Energy Summer Teacher Workshop
Mon, Jul 18th, 2011

Workshop participant performing wiring installation from the solar panels on the green home laboratory The real goal of this hands-on training workshop was to strengthen and enhance the current skill sets of these educators to strengthen the training they offer to their students.  Alfred State College is

Automotive Parts Technology Management Courses Offered Online
Mon, Jul 11th, 2011

Courses are developed to help managers or counter professionals gain knowledge in store operations. These online courses include studies in areas such as inventory control, store layout and design, basic understanding of financials, understanding cataloging, and pricing concepts. Courses may be taken individually for college credit through ASC’s Center for Community Education and Training.

Orientation Leaders Find Passion for Gardening in Community Garden
Wed, Jul 6th, 2011

Orientation Leaders helped kick-off the College’s new Alfred Community Garden “The students made a big impact on the garden space by installing a slate patio around a gazebo that had been relocated to the garden space because of construction on campus,” explained Ashley Kehoe, director of Civic Engagement and Student Leadership programs.

ASC to Host High School Student Leadership Training Program
Wed, Jul 6th, 2011

The High School Student Leadership Program fee is $50. There is also an additional $50 charge for lunch and snacks for those participants who choose to not bring their own lunches. Space is limited to the first 25 students who sign up for the program. To register for this program, please call (607) 587-3911, the Office of Student Affairs at Alfred State College!

Youngman Awarded Scholarship
Wed, Jul 6th, 2011

Carley Youngman, Spencerport, an architectural technology major at Alfred State College, was recently awarded the 2011 scholarship from the Greater Rochester, NY Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC).

Jakobi Participates in Reading/Scoring of AP Examination
Fri, Jul 1st, 2011

“The reading draws upon the talents of some of the finest teachers and professors that the world has to offer,” said Trevor Packer, vice president of the Advanced Placement Program at the College Board. “It fosters professionalism, allows for the exchange of ideas, and strengthens the commitment to students and to teaching. We are very grateful for the contributions of talented educators like Dr. Jakobi.”