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Local Educator Selected to Participate in Advanced Placement Program Reading

Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the annual College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus – it was his 12th time serving in this capacity.

Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the annual College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus – it was his 12th time serving in this capacity.

Each June, exceptional AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams. During the June 2014 scoring sessions, more than 12,500 AP Readers evaluate more than 4.2 million AP Exams.

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Alfred State to Partner with Buffalo’s Burgard High School on Advanced Manufacturing Early College Program

“Alfred State is pleased to be asked to play a key role in developing the new Advanced Manufacturing Early College. This initiative will prepare Burgard students to be qualified for advanced manufacturing careers, which are in high demand in the region,” said Alfred State President Dr. Skip Sullivan.” It will change lives.”

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the approval by the Buffalo Board of Education to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the state and community partners to create an advanced manufacturing early college program at PS 301 Burgard High School. Burgard teachers, together with Alfred State instructors, will train students in skills such as automotive technology, welding, and machine tool technology (CNC machining).

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Kellogg Publishes article in THE SERPENTINE MUSE journal

The article, titled “Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Sherlockian,” summarizes the life and literary legacy of Gilman (1860-1935), a prominent writer and a crusader in the feminist movement.

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of THE SERPENTINE MUSE, a quarterly literary journal. The article, titled “Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Sherlockian,” summarizes the life and literary legacy of Gilman (1860-1935), a prominent writer and a crusader in the feminist movement. Gilman is most remembered today for “The Yellow Wallpaper,” a short story written in 1892 after she experienced a serious episode of postpartum depression.

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Alfred State in the News

Alfred State's BArch program is featured on page eight of this issue of Building the Southern Tier 2014. The Zero Energy Green Home is also included, on page 16.

Alfred State's BArch program is featured on page eight of this issue of Building the Southern Tier 2014. The Zero Energy Green Home is also included, on page 16.

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Alfred State Holds Collaborative Animal Handling Seminar for Alfred University Students

Alfred University attended a hands-on training collaboration in Large Animal HandlingAlfred State's Center for Community Education and Training (CCET) offered two one-week large-animal handling seminars for Alfred University students to gain hands-on experience and training with large animals last month.

Alfred University attended a hands-on training collaboration in Large Animal HandlingAlfred State's Center for Community Education and Training (CCET) offered two one-week large-animal handling seminars for Alfred University students to gain hands-on experience and training with large animals last month.

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Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., Welcomes New Board Member

Peter McClainThe Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed a new board member, Peter M. McClain, of Alfred.

Peter McClainThe Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed a new board member, Peter M. McClain, of Alfred.

New York State STEM Education Collaborative July 13 to 15

The New York State STEM Education Collaborative is holding its third STEM Summer Institute at Alfred State SUNY College of Technology July 13 to 15, 2014.

The New York State STEM Education Collaborative is holding its third STEM Summer Institute at Alfred State SUNY College of Technology July 13 to 15, 2014. The theme is “STEM: The Future is Now, Increasing Student Achievement through Integration and Innovation.” The institute is designed for engaging kindergarten through grade 12 teachers and administrators.

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Dr. Robert Curry Named Dean of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Robert CurryDr. Robert Curry has been appointed dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Alfred State, effective July 1.

Dr. Robert CurryDr. Robert Curry has been appointed dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Alfred State, effective July 1. “We are extremely pleased to have someone of Dr. Curry’s caliber in this position," said Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Craig Clark. "Bob’s time at Alfred State has prepared him well for the challenges of a dean’s responsibilities.

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Dr. Kristin Poppo Accepts VP of Academic Affairs Position

Dr. Kristin Poppo“Dr. Poppo’s student-centered approach to leadership, and her focus on preparing a 21st-century workforce, aligns perfectly with Alfred State’s values and goals,” said Alfred State President Dr. Skip Sullivan. “We are delighted that she has accepted our offer and that she will soon be an essential part of supporting our mission.”

Dr. Kristin PoppoDr. Kristin Poppo, of Belmont, Mass., has accepted the position of vice president of Academic Affairs at Alfred State, effective July 16. Most recently, Poppo has been associate provost and executive director of regional centers and the National Institute of Teaching Excellence at Cambridge College. “Dr.

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Administration and Enrollment Promotions Announced

promotions in the Division of Administration and EnrollmentAlfred State recently announced promotions for faculty and staff.

Alfred State recently announced promotions for faculty and staff.

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