Alfred State College - National Recognition
Alfred State College has been named to the top 10 undergraduate construction schools in Michael Nelson's inaugural rankings of the top undergraduate construction management and construction engineering programs in the nation.
Dr. Gary Lounsberry, associate professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Alfred State College, recently moderated a research panel presenting a series of papers on the theme "Evidence-based Practice in Public Health Social Work" at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association meeting in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3-7, 2007.
Alfred State College, in conjunction with Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is participating in the Humphrey Fellowship program, which brings to the United States accomplished mid-level professionals from designated countries that have a wide range of development needs.
Five members of the Alfred State College NYS College/Post-secondary Skills USA delegation placed in the top 10 at the National SkillsUSA Championship in Kansas City, MO, in late summer. Cristian Cruz, East Amherst, who took first place in the state then continued on to Nationals, was awarded a bronze medal for third place in the nation in masonry.
Rosati attributes this ranking to a number of positive initiatives taking place on campus, including the establishment of a Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture, the development of specialized baccalaureate degree programs such as digital media and animation, financial planning, and information technology/network administration, as well as new townhouse-style residence halls, to name just a few.
Edward Tezak, SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Service Profess of mechanical engineering technology at Alfred State College received the Frederick J. Berger Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at a special awards ceremony at the organization's annual conference and exposition in Honolulu in June
Emergency responder Matthew D. Heller, a State University of New York (SUNY) police officer at Alfred State College, recently completed a weapons of mass destruction training course at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, AL.
Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of The Serpentine Muse, a literary quarterly. Titled "Conan Doyle and the Sleeping Fiend"
Two Alfred State College faculty members were selected to participate in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board's AP (Advanced Placement) Examinations in Louisville, KY, in June in calculus and biology.
Alfred State receives $20,000 from BP America to Assist College's Alternative Energy Courses.