April 25, 2022
Alfred State College (ASC) celebrated the achievements of hundreds of students recently during the 38th annual Honors Convocation. Dr. Craig Clark, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, presided over the event.
Following welcome remarks from ASC President Dr. Steven Mauro and remarks from Clark, the deans of three schools presented the Dean’s Awards for Academic Excellence. Heavy Equipment Operations major Kelsey Kellam (Liberty, NY) was the recipient for the School of Applied Technology, Graphic and Media Design major Juliana Elwood (Sewell, NJ) for the School of Architecture, Management & Engineering Technology, and Forensic Science major Collen Farley (Staten Island, NY) for the School of Arts and Sciences.
Nursing student Riley Mucher (Warsaw) was honored with the Provost’s Award for Academic Excellence and Digital Media & Animation major Megan Delianne (Bayshore, NY) and Architecture Technology Alec Harrigan (Springville, NY) were honored for their Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
Patricia Fogarty, Chair of the college Council awarded Mercedes Torpey (Cuba, NY) with the Leadership through Civic Engagement Award and Gabriel Cooks (Brooklyn, NY) with the Newman Civic Fellows Award.
Elijah Blumberg, Student Senate President, awarded Dr. Angela Graves with the Student Advocate Award.
Dr. Mauro returned to the stage and presented the annual alumni awards. Joseph Laraiso ’67 received the Distinguished Alumni Award while Madison Szpaicher ’17 received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award.