Alfred State College - National Recognition
“Meaningful connections with industry leaders, is just one of the ways we prepare students to meet and exceed industry standards,” said Clark, adding, “it is also one of the reasons why Alfred State can boast a 99 percent placement rate.”
Jonathan Maragni, from Ithaca and a student at Alfred State School of Applied Technology (Wellsville), was awarded the college/postsecondary gold medal in Electrical Construction Wiring.
In May 2012, ACES brought home some more hardware in the form of another gold award from NACUFS for a catered special event at the Lake Lodge. The Dining Services team is part of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services Inc. (ACES), the not-for-profit corporation that provides dining services on campus.
Alfred State is pleased to announce that Dr. Ron Rhoades, JD, CFP, assistant professor of business and curriculum coordinator for the college’s financial planning program, has been elected to serve as the National Chair of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) for 2012-2013.
Alfred State College’s reputation continues to grow as proven by its ranking this year in U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 Best Colleges report. Alfred State, which moved up two points, is ranked 25th among the top regional colleges in the North.
Rex Olson, director of Counseling Services at Alfred State College, served as a discussant at the symposium, “Psychology as a STEM Discipline and as Logos of the Soul: The Critical Necessity of the Humanities for Psychological Science,” at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington, D.C., in August.
A Mediterranean cruise in March is always a rare treat; this year at Alfred State College, it was an award-winning event as well. The Dining Services team at Alfred State College has won a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for a special event it hosted at the college in March.
Alfred State was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty, and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.
Beginning Wednesday, May 4, athletes representing 25 NJCAA institutions will travel to Alfred State College to participate in the 2011 Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The event will feature nearly 250 participants vying for both individual and team honors.
Dr. Steve Tyrell, vice president for student affairs at Alfred State College, has co-authored a publication jointly published by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Titled “Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners,” the publication addresses skill sets and knowledge competencies necessary for student affairs staff to b