Alfred State College - Alumni News
Thanks to the generosity of Alfred State alumnus Bret Llewellyn, Buffalo, marketing, class of 1980, there is a beautiful new art gallery on campus. The Bret Llewellyn Art Gallery, located on the third floor of the Engineering Technology Building on the Alfred campus, was dedicated recently during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Alfred State College student academic achievement was celebrated last week during the 26th annual Honors Convocation. ASC President Dr. John M. Anderson welcomed the gathered students, families, faculty, and friends and congratulated them on their achievements.
Alfred State College’s CAL (Collegiate Agricultural Leaders) Club recently hosted its fifth annual dairy consignment sale and silent auction in the livestock pavilion at the college farm. ASC agriculture alumni and registered dairy breeders from across New York State consigned calves and heifers to support this major fund-raising event for CAL Club.
Alfred State College’s surveying engineering technology program received a visit from Topcon Positioning Systems representatives who hosted a demonstration of Topcon equipment incorporating the latest technology in the land surveying field, including Global Positioning System (GPS), laser scanners, and integrated robotic total stations. One of the representatives, Mike Neff, is a 1994 Alfred
Two faculty members were honored with the Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Award for 2008-09 and 2009-10: Dr. Aniko Constantine, SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Teaching Professor, English and Humanities, and Jim Boardman, assistant professor and chair, Computer and Information Technology, respectivel
Nearly 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends will be on hand Sunday, May 16 at noon, as Alfred State College honors its 99th graduating class. Commencement exercises are scheduled to be held at McLane Center on neighboring Alfred University campus. Graduates will need to use the tickets in their graduation packets for their families’ admission.
Alfred State College has received a gift of $50,000 from Laverne (’56) and Mary Lou Billings of Boynton Beach, FL, to support equipment purchases for the heavy equipment operations program.
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Alfred State College will host its Human Services Awareness Day, Wednesday, April 21, 2010, from 1-3 p.m. in the Allegany Room of Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus.
The convocation recognizes the outstanding work of students through acknowledgement of membership in a variety of honor societies as well as the conferment of scholarships and special recognitions. More than 300 students will be honored at this year’s celebration, presided over by Craig R. Clark, ASC interim vice president for academic affairs. The welcome and introduction of keynote speaker Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient 2009 James A. Bradbury, president, Kanawha Scales & Systems, Inc., will be given by Dr. John M. Anderson, college president.
An Alfred State College health information technology graduate is being honored with achievement awards in 2010.
Cheryl Wilkins, Wilson, has been awarded the New York Health Information Management Association (NYHIMA) Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Wilkins, who graduated from Alfred State in December 2009, maintained a 3.26 grade point average (out of a possible 4.0).