Alfred State College - Alumni News
The Alfred State athletic department will host a viewing party of Rod Streater's NFL debut with the Oakland Raiders. Doors will open in the Cappadonia Auditorium (in the Orvis Activities Center) at 10 p.m. for the 10:15 p.m. kickoff.
Alfred State Alum Rod Streater has made the Oakland Raiders 53-man opening day roster. Streater had an impressive preseason and is currently listed 3rd on the depth chart.
Alumni gathered at Alfred State to celebrate the dedication of the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, in honor of Professor Emeritus Anthony “Cappy” Cappadonia and his 56 years of teaching and directing instrumental and choral groups at the college.
Former Alfred State football player Rod Streater hopes to hear his name announced from the podium of the 2012 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall this weekend. Streater, who wore the Pioneer blue & gold in 2008 and 2009 before transferring to Temple University, wrapped up his collegiate playing career in December with a touchdown catch in Temple’s win in the New Mexico Bowl
This year’s concert will also serve to dedicate the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, honoring Cappadonia’s 56 years of teaching and directing instrumental and choral groups at Alfred State. A ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1:15 p.m. will precede the performance, and the official dedication will occur during the concert’s intermission.
ALS, also called “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a fatal neurodegenerative disease for which there is no known cause or cure. The forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Room 215 of the Engineering Technology Building and is open to the public. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Engineering Technology Building.
As part of the exhibit, Alfred State College has included the story of one of its own, US Army veteran Joe Greenthal, ASC Class of 2009, payment services assistant at ASC, whose story is included among the permanent stories in the collection.
MacCrea, a project engineer at Dresser-Rand, Wellsville, spoke to students from the Computer Imaging and Architectural Engineering Technology Department about what her job entails, her pursuit of continued education, what is expected in the field, and which courses and college activities could help grads in their jobs.
During Homecoming 2011, five Alfred State College athletic alumni were inducted into the athletic department hall of fame. Swimmer John Meade, track & field athlete Damian Rodriguez, lacrosse player Matthew Covert, baseball player Joe Greany, and swimmer Ashley Vogl will join the 56 inducted athletes.
Alfred State College will once again welcome alumni and families of current students for Homecoming/Family Weekend 2011, Thursday, Sept. 22-Sunday, Sept. 25, on the ASC campus.
Hundreds of visitors are expected to converge on campus to reconnect with old friends or visit with their students, perhaps for the first time since dropping them off for the fall semester in August.