Dan Lang Wins Scholarship

Daniel C.W. Lang, Bradford, PA, surveying engineering technology, baccalaureate level, has been awarded a $2,500 Western Region Scholarship from American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York). The award was based on the student's cumulative grade point average, college activities, work experience, and an essay on consulting engineering. He will be honored at an event in Albany on Jan. 27, 2008 at the ACEC New York Winter Conference.

Lang sees surveying engineering technology as a gateway into a diversity of work within a consulting engineering company. He passed the Licensed Surveyor in Training exam given in Pittsburgh last October and plans to take the advanced EIT exam when he graduates. He is also a three-time winner of the Pennsylvania Land Surveyors Foundation Scholarship and has worked in his free hours for a Bradford, PA., surveying firm for the past four years.

In addition to being president of the Alfred State Surveying Club, Lang is also president of the Dormitory Hall Council. Named Alfred State College's male academic athlete of the year 2006-07, he was captain of the soccer team and is a NJCAA Distinguished Academic All-American soccer star and a team member of the NJCAA Region III All Region Second Team.

Lang's parents are Charles and April Lang of Bradford, PA.

Alfred State College, a member of the technology college sector within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, offers outstanding educational opportunities for students in its nearly 60 associate degree programs, 14 baccalaureate degree programs, and several certificate programs. ASC continues to expand its online education offerings to include more than 56 online courses as well as two complete curriculum options (health information technology and court and realtime reporting). Numerous vocational-technical offerings stressing hands-on learning are available at the School of Applied Technology Campus located in nearby Wellsville, NY. The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and several programs are also accredited or approved by program-specific professional organizations. In recent years, the College has expanded its computing and networking choices to include a wireless option. Academic programs, residential facilities, and co-curricular activities are provided to meet the educational, cultural, social, and recreational needs of students. The College is located in Alfred, NY, in Allegany County. It is 15 miles north of the Pennsylvania border, 70 miles south of Rochester, and 90 miles southeast of Buffalo.

Founded in 1921, the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York is the oldest organization of professional consulting engineering firms in the U.S.