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June 2012


Dautremont-Smith Featured in Book on Sustainability
Thu, Jun 28th, 2012

Julian Dautremont-SmithJulian Dautremont-Smith, chief sustainability officer at Alfred State, recently contributed to a book project of Widener Law Distinguished Professor John C. Dernbach that supports the national movement for more sustainable products, practices, lifestyles, and policies. The project is the only nongovernmental effort in the U.S. to comprehensively assess the nation’s sustainability activities.

President Anderson Named to Steering Committee of Presidents’ Climate Commitment
Wed, Jun 27th, 2012

President John M. AndersonAlfred State President John M. Anderson has been named to the Steering Committee of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). He joins over 20 other college presidents and chancellors in serving on the primary governance body of the organization.

University Police Department Receives NYS Accreditation
Wed, Jun 27th, 2012

Assessment TeamThe New York State University Police Department at Alfred State was recently awarded official status as an Accredited Law Enforcement Agency by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ Law Enforcement Accreditation Program.

Two from Alfred State Appointed to WNY Cleaner, Greener Communities Program
Wed, Jun 27th, 2012

Two administrators at Alfred State – Julian Dautremont-Smith, chief sustainability officer – have been appointed to the Western New York regional planning team of the Cleaner, Greener Communities Program (CGC). The initiative is administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture Added
Wed, Jun 27th, 2012

Alfred State is pleased to announce the addition of a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree to program offerings at the college. This addition to the School of Architecture, Management and Engineering Technology will be accepting new students beginning in fall 2013.

Alfred State Signs Sustainability Pledge
Thu, Jun 21st, 2012

Alfred State has signed the “Commitment to Sustainable Practices of Higher Education Institutions,” joining almost 200 other college and universities worldwide. It is one of many voluntary commitments to support sustainability initiatives made as part of Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, which began meeting on June 20.

Alfred State Hosts Sustainability Conference
Wed, Jun 20th, 2012

Debra Rowe, PhD Mitchell ThomashowNearly 75 sustainability professionals from as far as California converged on Alfred State for “Innovations in Technical Education to Advance Sustainability,” bringing with them ideas and best practices from their own experiences.

Dorsey Named WNYAC Senior Athlete of Year
Tue, Jun 19th, 2012

Briana Dorsey (Rochester/School of the Arts) was recently named the Western New York Athletic Conference Senior Female Athlete of the Year. Dorsey was honored along with Genesee CC lacrosse player Connor Lattimer.

Four Athletes Honored for Academic Excellence
Tue, Jun 19th, 2012

Four Alfred State student-athletes were honored by the NJCAA for their excellence in the classroom. Thomas Anderson (Sodus) and Amanda Bush (Altoona, PA) earned the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement while Joe Markel (Arkport) and Zinta Rutins (Silver Spring, MD) earned the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement.

Packard Selected to Participate in AP® Reading
Mon, Jun 18th, 2012

Dr. Earl Packard has been selected to participate in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Examinations in June. He will be reading the calculus exams for the 10th consecutive year.

Rhoades Presents At Two San Diego Conferences
Mon, Jun 11th, 2012

Dr. Ron Rhoadesfinancial planning program, recently presented at two conferences in San Diego, CA.

Alfred State Dedicates Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium
Wed, Jun 6th, 2012

Anthony C. CappadoniaAlumni gathered at Alfred State to celebrate the dedication of the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, in honor of Professor Emeritus Anthony “Cappy” Cappadonia and his 56 years of teaching and directing instrumental and choral groups at the college.

Alfred State Announces Football Schedule
Wed, Jun 6th, 2012

The 2012 Alfred State football team will play six of their ten games in the friendly confines of Pioneer Stadium. The defending Region III champions will look to build on the momentum of a 6-4 record in 2011.

Hart Named All-Region and All-WNYAC, Lowry and Stowell Named All-WNYAC
Wed, Jun 6th, 2012

The postseason awards for the Alfred State lacrosse team have come in and Mike Hart (Ajax, ONT) was named 2nd team All-Region and 1st team All-WNYAC. Attackmen Chance Lowry (Waterloo) and goalie Brad Stowell (Marcellus) were both named 2nd team All-WNYAC.

Streater Looking to Make Raider Roster
Tue, Jun 5th, 2012

Rod Streater at Rookie Camp with the RaidersAlfred State alum Rod Streater is making an impression as he battles for a spot on the Oakland Raiders roster. Streater went undrafted in the NFL draft but quickly signed with the Raiders following the conclusion of the draft.

Chief Sustainability Officer Named
Fri, Jun 1st, 2012

Julian Dautremont-SmithAlfred State is pleased to announce that Julian Dautremont-Smith has joined the campus community as chief sustainability officer at the college. He has served in several related positions, including as associate director for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).