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Karen Young

Karen Young

Karen M Young
Position Title
Professor 10 Months
Electrical Machine Tool and Welding Technology
Office Location
School of Applied Technology
Office Phone

Buffalo State CollegeCompleted the following courses:VTE-306 Laboratory Mgmt.                                                            VTE-404Methods of teaching career and Tech. StudentsVTE-302 Course OrganizationVTE-402 Assessment of Career and Technical Subjects Institute of Certified Professional Managers, James Madison University, Harrisburg, VA – November 1993 New Penn School of Beauty, Olean, New York, NYS Cosmetology License - June 1987 State University of New York, College of Technology at Alfred, Vocational Technologies Campus at Wellsville, New York, Associate in Occupational Studies degree, May 1982                                                   Specialization:  Drafting 

Friendship Central School, Friendship, New York - June 1980, Regens


Teaching Overview

First Semester

DCAD 1205 Intro to Ind Drafting
DCAD 1305 Industrial Drafting I
DCAD 1405 Industrial Drafting II
DCAD 1053 Technical Calculations I
Second Semester
DCAD 2205 Industrial Drafting III
DCAD 2305 Welding Drawings
DCAD 2805 Drafting for Residential Construction
DCAD 2063 Technical Calculations II
Professional Experience

Alfred State College

Department Chair                              01/06 - Present 
Drafting/CAD-Associate Professor        8/93 - Present

State University of New York at Alfred, Applied Technologies Campus, Wellsville, New YorkInstruct Drafting/CAD courses 1st and 2nd semesters for freshman Drafting/CAD students. Basic drafting taught as well as piping, weldment and assembly drawings. Math, Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry courses are taught. CAD drafting are involved all of the above for the two semesters using AutoCAD.  

Jamestown Community College-Adjunct                1/01 -5/01

Olean Campus, Olean, New YorkInstruct Drafting/CAD courses in their CAD laboratory using AutoCad 2000 software. This was part of the Engineering course in Advanced AutoCad. 

Research Foundation-Independent Contractor        1/96 -8/00

State University of New York, Vocational Technologies Campus, Wellsville, New YorkCourse development of current Drafting curriculum at Alfred State college to be an individually  motivated student learner.  Actual duties include Technical writing for instructional purposes. Drafting for problems and solutions to aid student. Learning current AutoCad R16 to update skills. Also developed course outlines and target times of  completion for student guidelines and college use. 

Consultant/Drafter                                               8/94 - 5/95

Safety & Ecology Consultants, Knoxville, TennesseeDuties included preparing layouts of site plans for contaminated soil samples; utility and site locations in accordance with New York State Environmental Codes in an Olean job site. 

Drafter                                                                5/89 - 6/93

Dresser Rand Turbo Products Division, Olean, New YorkDuties included detailed drawings; outline and foundations; bills of material; fabrication drawings of overhead tanks; seal oil traps and related equipment for installation of compressor units. 

Assistant Manager                                                  5/87 - 5/89

Regis Hairstyling, Olean, New YorkDuties included staff management; business operations and hairstyling. 

Technical Artist                                                       7/82 - 10/83

Luminite Products, Salamanca, New YorkDuties included layouts and print designs for labels, wallpaper and custom logos using pen, ink, photography and media equipment. 

Drafter                                                                    5/81 - 7/82

Chaffee Engineering, Wellsville, New YorkDuties included pen and ink drawings for Allegany Log Homes; surveying; typing and blueprint packaging for customers of the corporation.



Faculty Senate representative

Chairman-30th Anniversary Committee

VICA/Skills USA Coordinator

Department Budget and Enrollment Coordinator

Women in Non-Traditional Studies Chairman

Member of Vice President of Administrative Affairs Search Committee

"Segment" Alumni Newsletter Editor

Campus Wide Enrollments Management Team

American Design and Drafting Association Test Facilitator

Southern Tier Tech Prep Consortium Curriculum Writer

Department Summer Orientation Representative

Alfred State Day Care Committee Member

Honors and Awards


Multiple Award winner-Who's who in American College Professors

Discretionary Salary Awards

Recertification of Management Certificate

Alumni Faculty Award nomination

Influence of graduates recognition