Serve on National Task Force on Professional Standards
Dr. Steven Tyrell, vice president for student
affairs, has been selected to serve on a national task force that will look at
developing a unified set of professional standards and knowledge competencies
for student affairs professionals. Read more.
|Students Win ACT Student
Initiative AwardThe Association of Council
Members and College Trustees (ACT) of SUNY notified Alfred State College that a group of five students had captured the
Student Initiative Awards for Region I in its annual ACT for Student
Initiative Award. Read more.
Karen M. Young Elected Chair of Faculty Senate
As chair, Young's responsibilities include presiding at all meetings of the Faculty Senate, all meetings of the Executive Committee, and all general faculty meetings not called by the President of the College. Read more.
Ebert to Serve on Provost's Advisory GroupThis
15-member group is investigating ways in which the SUNY Assessment Initiative
could be streamlined, and further, where appropriate, make recommendations to
the University Provost. Read more. |
friends and colleagues,
is time once again to take a few minutes out of our busy schedules to recognize
the many great things happening on the Alfred State campus and the folks making
would also like to take this opportunity to update you on the SUNY Strategic
Plan and the impact of New York State's financial woes on the college.
good news is that Chancellor Nancy Zimpher's strategic planning initiative is
going very well. As a result of her whirlwind 64-campus tour during the
summer, the Chancellor collected data and recognized emerging themes relative
to all 64 campuses. Read the complete message from the president.
|Moore Named Coach of the Year
Gary Moore has been named the NJCAA Division III men's cross country coach of the year following Alfred State's 2nd place finish at the National Championships. Moore was chosen for the award by his fellow coaches. Read more.
|Jim Grillo Selected to Serve on SUNY University-wide Advisory Council on Distinguished Teaching Professorship
SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Jim Grillo has been selected to serve on SUNY-wide Advisory Council on Distinguished Teaching Professorships. His two-year term runs from 2009-11. The Council plays a pivotal role in SUNY by judging the quality of nominations to the prestigious rank of Distinguished Teaching Professor. Read more.
Communications Captures Coveted Gold MarCom Award
Each year there
are over 5,000 entries from throughout the United States and other countries.
The Gold Award is presented to those entries judged to exceed the high
standards of the industry norm. This
year, approximately 18 percent of total entries earned a gold designation. Read more.
|David G. Haggstrom Named to Educational Foundation BoardThe Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., is a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the ASC community through the support of educational programs. Read more.
|John M. Santora and Debra Burch Judge SkillsUSA National Culinary and Baking Competitions
This year, more than 5,000 students
from around the country competed in 91 different trade, technical, and
leadership fields. Read more.
|Peavey Presents at NODA Fall 2009
Spencer Peavey, director of Student Activities and Orientation, recently presented at the National Orientation Directors Annual Conference on "Expecting More Out of Your Orientation Program: A Great Way to Incorporate Service into Your Orientation Program." Read more.
|ASC Dairy Judging Team Excels in Competitions
As a result of
their success and achievement, the team has been invited to attend the Royal
Highland Show in Wales, Scotland, to
compete for top post-secondary judging team in the world! Read more.
Choichiro Yatani Pursues Several Academic ActivitiesYatani has had a paper titled "With Us
or Against Us: American Images of the Enemy" (presented at the 20th
Oxford Round Table in March 2008) published in Terrorism and Global
Insecurity: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (Ch. 7, 137-148, 2009) by
Alexander Klint (Ed.), Linton Atlantic Books, Ltd. Read more.