Department News

Winners of the SUNY Chancellor's Award

Lynda Merring, George Merry, Julie Rose, Erin Vitale honored with Chancellor’s Award

Tue, May 28th, 2024

Lynda Merring, George Merry, Julie Rose, and Erin Vitale were honored for earning SUNY Chancellor Awards at the annual Alfred State Employee Recognition Celebration.

Students stands with surveying equipment

Meet the Students - Heidi Williams

Mon, Nov 27th, 2023

“Because of my grades in high school I received a scholarship that made it super easy to come. Everything was affordable and accessible.”

Heidi Williams

Adam Estes stands with surveying equipment

Pioneer PROfiles - Adam Estes

Mon, Nov 6th, 2023

“Here they give you the fundamentals that you need to be able to go out into the surveying world. This degree is looked at in such a high level in the survey community.”

Adam Estes

Alfred State faculty accept a check for $10,000

Alfred State wins NCEES Surveying Education Award

Fri, Oct 6th, 2023

This award recognizes the best surveying programs in the country and Alfred State is among them. I want to congratulate Alfred State for demonstrating your excellence with your program. We hope that the funding will only enhance the great work that you are already doing to prepare the next generation of professional surveyors.”

Christian Cernauskas

NCEES Marketing communications and outreach strategist,

headshot of Dr. Reza Yadollahi

Yadollahi earns new certification

Tue, Sep 12th, 2023

“With CM-Lean as my compass, I aim to bridge the gap between theory and practice, injecting real-world relevance into the classroom. I plan to equip our students with practical tools that will foster a profound understanding of site production, waste concepts, and their effects on project planning.”

Dr. Reza Yadollahi

Peter McClain and Dr. Reza Yadollahi were honored with the Leadership through Civic Engagement award.

Peter McClain and Reza Yadollahi honored with Leadership through Civic Engagement award

Wed, Jun 7th, 2023

Alfred State Director of Accounting and Controls Peter McClain and Professor and Coordinator of the Construction Management program Dr. Reza Yadollahi were the recipients of the Leadership through Civic Engagement award. 

1977 Alfred State graduates Jimmy Smith and Gary Hill cut the ribbon for the Doc Bruce Construction Materials Laboratory.

Alfred State officially opens Doc Bruce Lab

Fri, Apr 21st, 2023

“These (people – Jimmy and Gary) are legends of the institution and what they did allowed us to continue to cultivate that. That mentality still rings very true today to the legend of what Doc Bruce created. We are going to spend the time on students so that they can succeed in the real world. This is what we are all about at Alfred State and that is the kind of legacy that Doc Bruce created.”

Dr. Steven Mauro

Alfred State President

Alfred State students participate in the National Society of Professional Surveyors 2023 Student competition. The students competed all around the monuments in Washington, D.C.

Surveying students compete at NSPS Competition

Thu, Apr 6th, 2023

“This was my third time competing in the competition and it was the best one yet. The planning from NSPS made all the events and activities such a cool experience. It was fun to meet and compete against students from so many different schools."

Justin Kachurak.

The 2023 Sigma Lambda Chi induction class

New class of Sigma Lambda Chi inducted

Thu, Apr 6th, 2023

"To me, receiving a certificate for Sigma Lambda Chi honor society is a recognition of hard work, dedication, and commitment to excellence in the field of construction management. This achievement represents not only academic success but also the potential to make a positive impact in the industry."

Dr. Reza Yadollahi

Sigma Lambda Chi Advisor

oseph Laraiso along with Erin Vitale, chair of the civil engineering technology department, cut the ribbon for the new lab. ASC President Steven Mauro, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement Danielle White, and Dean of the School of Architecture, Management, and Engineering Technology watch on.

Laraiso Construction & Geomatics Lab officially opens

Mon, Dec 5th, 2022

The Joseph S. Laraiso Construction & Geomatics Lab was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new lab will give Alfred State students the ability to work in teams in a hands-on facility that fosters learning.