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May 2012

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The Opportunity of a Lifetime at Bonneville Salt Flats
Tue, May 29th, 2012

Alfred State students are poised to make their own run with one of the college’s alternative fuel vehicles – a green initiative about to meet the need for speed. A prime demonstration of project-based learning, the students have rebuilt or modified much of the car as they’ve learned to make it race ready. They’re raring to go, but are still in need of parts and supplies.

Bensley One of 18 Selected Nationwide for Workshop
Thu, May 24th, 2012

Associate Professor Wayne BensleyPhysical and Health Sciences Department was one of 18 people nationwide who was recently selected to attend the Nucleic Acid Chemistry workshop at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. This workshop is a part of the National Science Foundation-sponsored Chemistry Collaborations, Workshops and Communities of Scholars (cCWCS) program.

Alfred State Becomes Partner in CeCet
Thu, May 24th, 2012

Alfred State is pleased to announce its partnership to become a part of the Center for Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CeCeT) that is implementing a photovoltaic (PV) and wind equipment test facility. The new PV and wind test centers will operate as the core of CeCeT’s network of renewable energy resources.

Pioneer Award Recipients Recognized
Mon, May 21st, 2012

Melvin ChamblissRecognized at the college’s employee recognition banquet were: Dr. Melvin Chambliss of Alfred Station, NY; Deborah Claire of Arkport, NY; Mark Payne of Canisteo, NY; Charlene McGregor of Canisteo, NY; and Lieutenant Scott Bingham. Each received a certificate and a monetary gift.

Administration and Enrollment Promotions Announced
Mon, May 21st, 2012

l-r: Alfred State President John M. Anderson, Bordeaux, Billings, Morgan, and Young.Included among those receiving promotions are Brenda Billings, Maria Bordeaux, Kristine Clark, Keelan Croston, Gertrude Dorsey, Gary Lovell, Marjorie Morgan, Steven Scott, Robert Wise, and Barry Young.

Alfred State Announces Academic Promotions
Mon, May 21st, 2012

l-r: Alfred State President John M. Anderson, Patronek, Wilmot, Werner, Lawrence, and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Charles NealAlfred State recently announced promotions for faculty and staff.

Faculty and Staff Receive Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
Mon, May 21st, 2012

l-r: Alfred State President John M. Anderson, Cole, Sammons, Stevens, and Ellis.Jeffrey Stevens received the award in Faculty Service; Gregory Sammons was honored with the Professional Service award; and Sue Cole was presented with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service.

New Member of UP Sworn in at Alfred State
Mon, May 21st, 2012

l-r: Mackney being sworn in by Alfred State President John M. AndersonCorwin Mackney of Andover, NY, joined the ranks of the University Police at Alfred State at a ceremony on Monday, May 14, 2012. Dr. John Anderson, president of Alfred State, officially swore him into service.

40-Year Employees Honored
Mon, May 21st, 2012

Pictured here, l-r: Grillo, Alfred State President John M. Anderson, and Chilson.Those honored were David Chilson and James Grillo. Honorees received a certificate and a college lamp to commemorate the occasion.

35-Year Employees Honored
Mon, May 21st, 2012

Pictured here, l-r: Alfred State President John M. Anderson; Gerling-Yelle; and Neal.Those honored for 35 years included Sandra Gerling-Yelle and Charles Neal. Honorees received a certificate and college weather station to commemorate the occasion.

30-Year Employees Honored
Mon, May 21st, 2012

Pictured here, l-r:  Alfred State President John M. Anderson, Fox, White, Buckwalter, and Jonchhe.Those honored for 30 years included John Buckwalter, Lawrence Fox, Yogi Jonchhe, and Rita White.

25-Year Employee Honored
Mon, May 21st, 2012

electrical trades, was honored for 25 years of service to Alfred State and received a college chair and a certificate to commemorate the occasion.

20-Year Employees Honored
Mon, May 21st, 2012

Those employees honored for 20 years included Gary Porter, carpenter, facilities services; and Stewart Sharrett of Alfred Station, NY, carpenter, facilities services. Honorees received a college clock and a certificate to commemorate the occasion.

10-Year Employees Honored
Mon, May 21st, 2012

10-year recipientsHonorees received a certificate and a college umbrella.

Dining Services is on a Winning Streak
Fri, May 18th, 2012

In May 2012, ACES brought home some more hardware in the form of another gold award from NACUFS for a catered special event at the Lake Lodge. The Dining Services team is part of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services Inc. (ACES), the not-for-profit corporation that provides dining services on campus.

Students Benefit from Work-Grant Program
Fri, May 18th, 2012

For award year 2011-12, the foundation provided $9,342.92 in work-study funds for 12 students in the engineering, human resources, international student records and financial services, student activities, and public relations offices.

Alfred State Holds 101st Commencement
Sun, May 13th, 2012

Michael StarrThe theme of this year’s commencement was centered on veterinary technology students with hands-on experience and civic engagement while supporting community organizations.

Student Presentations Win at ASME Speech Contest
Fri, May 11th, 2012

Alfred State students took top honors at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) annual Speech Contest, sponsored by the Olean section of ASME and Dresser-Rand. Six Alfred State seniors attended the competition, which involved three representatives each from Alfred State and Alfred University who report on their senior project/internship experiences.

Witchella and Phelan Named Fr. Athletes of the Year
Thu, May 10th, 2012

Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) of the Alfred State women's basketball team and Keegan Phelan (East Aurora) who played on both the football and lacrosse teams were honored as the athletic department's Freshman Athletes of the Year.

Freligh, Chambers, and Johnson Named Sportsmanship Award Winners
Thu, May 10th, 2012

Alfred State softball player Shelby Freligh (Auburn/Union Springs), women's basketball player Carriola Chambers (Manhattan/Facing History), and football player Colter Johnson (Warren, PA) were named the recipients of the Daniel J. Neverett Sportsmanship at the athletic department's annual award ceremony.

Rhoades Elected as National Chair of NAPFA
Wed, May 9th, 2012

Dr. Ron RhoadesAlfred State is pleased to announce that financial planning program, has been elected to serve as the National Chair of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) for 2012-2013.

Academic and Leadership Awards Announced
Wed, May 9th, 2012

Volleyball player Amanda Bush (Altoona, PA) was awarded both the Alfred State Athletic Department female academic and leadership awards while Thomas Anderson (Sodus) was named the male academic award winner and Rory Spain (Tully) was the recipient of the male leadership award.

Dorsey and Simmons Named Senior Athletes of the Year
Wed, May 9th, 2012

Alfred State track & field athlete Briana Dorsey (Rochester/School of the Arts) and football player Devin Simmons (Elmira Free) have been named the athletic department senior athletes of the year.

Moore Inducted into Hall of Fame
Tue, May 8th, 2012

Longtime cross country and track & field coach Gary Moore was inducted into the NJCAA Division III Cross Country and Track & Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame this past weekend. Moore was inducted in a ceremony during the 2012 Outdoor Track & Field Championships that were held at Pioneer Stadium.

Pioneer Men 3rd, Women 4th at Track Nationals
Mon, May 7th, 2012

Alfred State had a strong showing at the 2012 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships over the weekend. The men's team finished 3rd out of 20 teams that competed while the women were 4th out of 21 teams. Pioneer athletes won five events and earned All-American status in eight total events.

Mohawk Valley and Harper Win National Titles
Sat, May 5th, 2012

The Mohawk Valley CC women's team and the Harper College men's team clinched NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship titles on Saturday during day three of competition at Pioneer Stadium on the campus of Alfred State. MVCC ran away with the title while Harper edged up SUNY Delhi by five points.

Mohawk Valley and Delhi Lead After Day Two of Track Nationals
Fri, May 4th, 2012

The Mohawk Valley CC women's team continues to lead while the SUNY Delhi men's team leads after day two of the 2012 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Pioneer Stadium on the campus of Alfred State. MVCC has a 13 points lead over Gloucester County College after nine events scored while Delhi has a four point lead over Harper College after ten events.

Rhoades Attends FI360 National Conference
Fri, May 4th, 2012

His presentation addressed the distinctions between investment adviser and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) fiduciary environments, examining the distinctions between ERISA’s “sole interests” fiduciary standard and the Investment Advisers Act’s “best interests” standard, which governs the general proceedings of investment advisers.

Lady Pioneers Sweep FLCC
Thu, May 3rd, 2012

The Alfred State softball team got solid pitching and defense in a doubleheader sweep of Finger Lakes CC.  The Pioneers won 6-0 and 6-1 to improve to 5-24 on the season.

Mohawk Valley and Harper Lead After Day One of Track Nationals
Thu, May 3rd, 2012

The Mohawk Valley CC women's team and the Harper (IL) College men's team lead after day one of the 2012 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships. MVCC has scored 42 points after four events while Harper holds a slight one point lead with 32 points after five events