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Alfred State welcomes new employees

Alfred State welcomes new employees

Alfred State recently welcomed more than 30 new faculty and staff members.

The Division of Academic Affairs has 16 new hires, including Mark Bloxsom, Leslie Buckley, Dr. Trisha Cowen, Daniel Drake, Joseph Fisher, Dr. Adrienne Foos, Daniel Jardine, Jessica Lippa, John Phillip Lisec, Joseph Mariotti, Heather Mark, Bridgett Mayorga, Dr. Mark Montgomery, Timothy Rohrer, Dr. Scott Simpson, and Dr. Jason Stupp.

Bloxsom, of Belfast, is now an assistant professor in theBusiness Department. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer studies from the University of Maryland University College, a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a master’s degree in economics from the University of California, Irvine.

Buckley, of Wellsville, joins the college as a disabilities and tutoring coordinator. Buckley earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Houghton College and a master’s degree in school counseling from Alfred University.

Cowen, of Alfred, is a new assistant professor in the English and Humanities Department. She has a bachelor’s degree in writing, literature, and publishing from Emerson College and a master’s degree from Binghamton University, where she also earned a doctorate in English literature and general rhetoric.

Drake, of Canisteo, was hired as an instructor in the Building Trades Department. He attended Biola University in La Mirada, CA, and has been a self-employed carpenter for nearly 25 years.

Fisher, of Scio, is now an instructor in the Building Trades Department. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1993 to 2008 and has been a heavy equipment operator at Jopo Farms since 2010.

Foos, of Alfred, is now in the position of assistant professor in the Business Department. Foos has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo, an MBA degree from RIT, and a doctorate degree from the University of Manchester.

Jardine, of Owego, was hired as an institutional research analyst in the Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness. Jardine earned a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree in GIS/planning from Binghamton University.

Lippa, of Alfred Station, is now an assistant professor in the Nursing Department. She earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education and health science at SUNY Brockport, received her Bachelor’s of Nursing at The University of Rochester, and her master’s in family nurse practitioning at St. John Fisher College.

Lisec, of Alfred, is a new assistant professor in the Business Department. Lisec earned a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing and a bachelor’s degree in health and sports studies from Miami University, where he also received a master’s in sports studies. He is working toward his doctorate in kinesiology, with an emphasis in sport sociology from the University of Minnesota.

Mariotti, of Wellsville, is now in the position of instructor in the Building Trades Department. He served in the US Army from 1989 to 1996 and has 17 years of experience working at Wayne Paving and Gravel as a foreman and equipment operator.

Mark, of Dansville, joins the college as a secretary 1 in the Student Success Center. She has an associate degree in human services from Genesee Community College.

Mayorga, of Canisteo, was hired as an assistant professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department. Mayorga has an associate degree from Alfred State, a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Brockport, and a master’s degree from Capella University.

Montgomery, of Clayville, is the new coordinator of Academic Success Initiatives in the Student Development Department. He earned an associate in human services from Mohawk Valley Community College, a bachelor’s in psychology from SUNY Utica-Rome, a master’s in education from the University of New England, and a doctorate in education from Walden University.

Rohrer was hired as an instructor in the Building Trades Department.

Simpson, of Allegany, joins the college as an assistant professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department. Simpson earned his bachelor’s degree from SUNY Fredonia and his doctorate degree from the University at Buffalo.

Stupp, of Friendship, is now in the position of assistant professor in the English and Humanities Department. He received a bachelor’s degree in journalism/mass communication and a master’s degree in English, both from St. Bonaventure University, and his doctorate in English from West Virginia University.

The Division of Administration, Advancement and Enrollment has hired nine new employees, including Danielle Bossard, Kalem Chambliss, Brenda Clancy, Christine Cleveland, Tamara Donovan, Chad Hafer, Stewart Sanford, Nicole Schroeder, and Brett Talbot.

Bossard is a new cleaner on the B shift at the farm and the Veterinary Technology Building.

Chambliss, of Belmont, is now in the position of office assistant 1 in the Print and Mail Services Department.

Clancy is a new agency program aide in Facilities Services.

Cleveland was hired as a cleaner on the C shift in the Hinkle Memorial Library.

Donovan, of Hornell, is now a cleaner on the B shift in the Huntington Administration Building.

Hafer joins the college as a plumber.

Sanford was hired as a cleaner on the C shift in the Orvis Activities Center.

Schroeder, of Hornell, is a new office assistant 2 keyboarding in Student Records and Financial Services. She graduated from Alfred State with an associate degree in liberal arts and sciences: social science.

Talbot, of North Hornell, is now the assistant director for Human Resources and CCET. He earned his associate degree in liberal arts and sciences: social science from Alfred State, his BSE degree from Mansfield University, and his master’s in school counseling from Alfred University.

The Division of Residential Services has nine new hires, including Audrey Cloum, Jarod Dodson, Mary Duex, Cody Herman, Jonathan Hoover, Sean McCarthy, Amy Miller, Andrew Strobel, and Charlotte Whitney.

Cloum, of Alfred, is now in the position of assistant director for Residential Life. Cloum has a bachelor’s degree in behavior development from Eastern Michigan University and a master’s degree in student affairs and higher education from Indiana State University.

Dodson, of Alfred, joins the college as the new head football coach. He earned both his bachelor’s degree in recreation and his master’s degree in health and physical education from the University of South Dakota.

Duex, of Alfred, was hired as the residence hall director for MacKenzie North. She has a bachelor’s degree in forensic science technology from Alfred State and is working toward her master’s in higher education and student affairs administration from Buffalo State.

Herman, of Alfred, is the new residence hall director for MacKenzie West. Herman earned his bachelor’s degree in human services management from Alfred State.

Hoover, of Hornell, is now in the position of head men’s soccer/lacrosse coach. He has a bachelor’s degree in history from Wheeling Jesuit University.

McCarthy, of Alfred, is the new residence hall director for MacKenzie East. McCarthy earned a bachelor’s degree in graphic design from SUNY Oswego.

Miller, of Alfred, was hired as the new residence hall director for Main Gate A. She received a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Brockport.

Strobel, of Alfred, is now in the position of assistant football coach/equipment manager. Strobel earned a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University and a master’s degree from Concordia University Irvine.

Whitney, of Cazenovia, joins the college as the residence hall director for Burdick Hall. She has a bachelor’s degree from Cazenovia College and a master’s degree from Stony Brook University.