Apenowich honored at Alfred University Honors Convocation

Staff reports

Matthew Apenowich, a senior accounting major, was recognized as a member of Alpha Iota Delta, a national honorary society in decision sciences and information systems, during the Alfred University annual spring Honors Convocation.

Apenowich is a graduate of Haverling Junior-Senior High School, Bath, and a son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Apenowich of Avoca.

In 1971, a group of members of the Decision Sciences Institute formed Alpha Iota Delta, the national honor society in decision sciences and information systems. The purposes of the honor society are threefold: to confer distinction to students in the decision sciences and information systems disciplines for academic excellence; to promote the infusion of the functional and behavioral areas of business with the tools, concepts, and methodologies of the decision sciences and information systems; to promote interest in the disciplines of decision sciences and information systems.

Founded in 1836, Alfred University became the first coeducational institution in New York State and the second in the nation. About 2,000 full-time undergraduate and 400 graduate students work and live in 52 buildings on a scenic 232-acre hillside campus adjoining the village of Alfred.

The nonsectarian university is comprised of the privately endowed College of Business, AACSB accredited (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the college of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the NYS College of Ceramics (School of Engineering and School of Art and Design). The university awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees.