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Appalachian Teaching Project

Center of Appalachian Studies & Services

Alfred State College


Planning for Quality of Life: Cuba, NY
(First participated in 2010)

Alfred State College is located in Allegany County, one of the poorest counties in New York State. The small rural communities in this county need assistance in developing master plans and creating a vision for improvement. Students were assigned a town (or town/village/hamlet combination) and photographically documented examples of each of their assigned area(s) of focus.  The photos were enhanced to clearly illustrate each of the physical characteristics and were presented along with suitable (and enhanced) site plans in a PowerPoint presentation.  A SWOT Analysis was also included that outlines the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats in each area.  Working individually and in small groups, students thoroughly researched and documented the subject area, completed a site analysis report, generated conceptual ideas, and compiled the information generated into a comprehensive master plan for presentation.

Presentation
Final Report

Student Participants: Joe McNinch, Ryan Merry, Eric Rosintoski, Eric Wood, Austin Ingerick, Abraham Ruiz, Kevin White and Jamie Wolbert

Faculty: Craig Clark and Rex Simpson

Contact Information:
Craig R Clark, PE
Dean of Applied Technology
Alfred State College
Alfred New York 1482
607-587-3102
Email: clarkcr@alfredtstate.edu


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CURRENT PARTICIPANTS

Alfred State

Appalachian State University

Auburn University

East Tennessee State University

Fairmont State University

Frostburg State University

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Radford University

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College

University of North Georgia

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

University of Tennessee

Zane State College


PAST PARTICIPANTS

Emory and Henry College

Mississippi State University

Mississippi University for Women

Morehead State University

Northeast Alabama Community College

Ohio University

Shawnee State University

Virginia Tech



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