Alfred State College is proud to announce that Admissions Counselor Brook Smith recently received the State University of New York College Admissions Professionals’ (SUNYCAP) Larry Appel New Professionals Award.
The annual award recognizes outstanding performance and achievement among new SUNY professionals with one to five years’ of SUNY admissions experience. Smith joined the Alfred State staff in 2016 as an admissions counselor. She is also a Pioneer alumna, having graduated from the college with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
“As a young professional, my goal was to find an institution that would support professional growth,” Smith said. “At Alfred State College I feel at home with colleagues who support my growth. I feel honored to be part of the Alfred State College team and a recipient of this prestigious award.”
According to its website, SUNYCAP was established in 1970. The organization’s purpose is to “foster the professional growth of the membership; develop and maintain a system of professional communication and dialogue among admissions professionals, with the guidance community and other professional organizations; serve as a professional forum for discussion of admission policies and procedures; encourage research consistent with the other purposes of this organization; and work with SUNY System Administration in the best interest of applicants and the university.”