June 2016


Alfred State masonry student third in the nation at SkillsUSA Championship
Thu, Jun 30th, 2016

Trevor Huntley, masonry, Conklin, earned a bronze medal in the masonry category for placing third against competitors from across the country. Andrea Koston, culinary arts: baking, production and management, Rochester, also earned a top 10 national finish, coming in fifth place in the commercial baking category.

Housing assistants ramp up focus on sustainability
Thu, Jun 30th, 2016

Personifying Alfred State’s commitments to civic engagement and protecting the environment, a group of 10 housing assistants did their part to make sustainability a priority among those living in the college’s residence halls.

Packard participates in Advanced Placement Program Reading
Mon, Jun 20th, 2016

Dr. Earl PackardThis was Packard’s 14th consecutive year of serving in this capacity. He was one of about 900 high school and college mathematics educators from around the world who scored the free-response questions for approximately 435,000 students who took the AP calculus exam. 

Online programs ranked among New York’s finest by BestColleges.com
Mon, Jun 20th, 2016

BestColleges.com logoAlfred State came in third in the statewide rankings, which were created using a methodology that weighs affordability, enrollment, graduation rates, student outcomes, and other data curated from the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES).

Retirees Announced at Recognition Luncheon
Thu, Jun 16th, 2016

Faculty and staff members who retired this year include Mary Bordeaux, Leon Buckwalter, Jacalyn Clemons, Michael Cobb, Joseph Damrath, Donald Davison, Christine Drum, Larry Drumm, Roger Drum, Roger Elias, Michael Foster, Michelle Green, Sandra Kinnerney, Tracy Locke, Charlene McGregor, Linnea Rassman, Debra Root, Edward Tezak, Doreen Vance, and James VanCise.

Alfred State honors 10-year employees
Tue, Jun 14th, 2016

Those employees honored for 10 years included Kenneth Baker, Kristine Clark, Jacalyn Clemons, Daniel Davison, Joel Dudley, Marsha Goodwin, William Greene, Laurie Halsey, Garry Kring, SueAnn Kring, Tracy Locke, Peter McClain, Marjorie Morgan, Spencer Peavey, Nichole Preston, Florence Stephens, Amy Werner, Jeffrey Wilcox, and Kyle Winans.

Alfred State honors 20-year employees
Tue, Jun 14th, 2016

Pictured sitting, from left to right, are Mary Bordeaux and Matthew Heller. Back row, from left to right, are Gregory Sammons and Calvin O’Dell.Those employees honored for 20 years included Mary Bordeaux, Kandi Geibel, Matthew Heller, Calvin O’Dell, and Gregory Sammons.

Alfred State honors 25-year employees
Tue, Jun 14th, 2016

Pictured, sitting, from left to right, are Regina Boyd, Robert Bretzin, and Steven Martinelli. Back row, from left to right, are Choichiro Yatani, Robin Torpey, and Vanessa Stachowski.Those employees honored for 25 years included Regina Boyd, Robert Bretzin, Steven Martinelli, Vanessa Stachowski, Robin Torpey, and Choichiro Yatani.

Alfred State honors 30-year employees
Tue, Jun 14th, 2016

Pictured, sitting, from left to right, are Andrew Bayus and Patricia Lewis-Brownell. Back row, from left to right, are Deborah Neu and Roger Elias.Those employees honored for 30 years included Andrew Bayus, Larry Drumm, Roger Elias, Patricia Lewis-Brownell, and Deborah Neu.

Alfred State honors 35-year employees
Tue, Jun 14th, 2016

Kathleen BayusThose employees honored for 35 years included Kathleen Bayus, Alfred Station, secretary 1, Marketing Communications; and Lawrence Perkins, Andover, grounds supervisor, Facilities Services.

Alfred State rolls out new ‘Feast Beast’ food truck
Tue, Jun 14th, 2016

/sites/default/files/downloads/Feast%20Beast%20Ribbon.jpgStudents will be able to use their meal plan to dine from the food truck by purchasing a value meal option, or by using Dining Dollars or Campus Spending Account cash. Cashiers onboard will also accept cash and credit cards.

Alfred State announces promotions
Thu, Jun 9th, 2016

Anna Shutt and Danielle WhiteAlfred State recently announced promotions for faculty and staff.

Architecture Professor Dean appointed to CDC Rochester Board
Thu, Jun 9th, 2016

William DeanThe Community Design Center of Rochester, the region’s only non-profit, citizen-driven organization dedicated to promoting healthy, sustainable communities, recently appointed two new members to its Board of Directors, including Alfred State Professor of Architecture William Dean, AIA, NCARB, LEED® AP.

Print and Mail Services earns honorable mention in print competition
Wed, Jun 8th, 2016

honorable mention award The Print and Mail Services Department at Alfred State recently received an honorable mention in the Cross Media category in the Association of College and University Printers 2016 print competition, held April 2-6 in Cincinnati, OH.

Alfred State recognizes Pioneer Award recipients
Mon, Jun 6th, 2016

Recognized at the college’s employee recognition banquet were: Steven Scott, Andover; Mark Amman, Andover; Travis Armison, Fillmore; and Alyshia Zurlick, Alfred Station. Each received a certificate and a monetary gift.

Employees receive Leadership through Civic Engagement Awards
Fri, Jun 3rd, 2016

Jason Cronin and Debra BurchThis year’s recipients were Debra Burch, associate professor in the Culinary Arts Department, and Jason Cronin, senior staff assistant and head baseball coach in the Athletics Department.

Employees receive Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
Thu, Jun 2nd, 2016

David Hunt received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Matthew Ryan was honored with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service, Scott Bingham was presented with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service, and George “Joe” Richardson and John Santora were both named recipients of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. Each received a certificate and a medallion.