The board of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International elected Ronald J. Winter international justice for a two-year term. Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) is the largest law fraternity in the world and the second largest legal organization in the United States, after the American Bar Association.
Lincoln University in Pennsylvania appointed Charles Gradowski vice president of fiscal affairs. Gradowski is a former vice president for business and finance at Medaille College, serving from 2004 to 2008.
The PCA Group named Alex Moskal help desk specialist. He is an Alfred University graduate.

Company Connections

Carmina Wood Morris was chosen as the interior designer of record for the historic Hotel Niagara, a hotel currently being redeveloped in Niagara Falls by Canadian developer Harry Stinson. Young+Wright is the architect of record for the project.
ENrG Inc., a Buffalo high-technology firm specializing in the development and manufacture of ceramic components for harsh environments, earned 2012 New Energy Symposium Cleantech Award, one of three awards for its “Ultrathin Ceramic Membranes” presentation at the seventh annual New Energy Symposium held in New York City.
SoPark Corp. is now AS 9100 Revision C certified in addition to being ISO 9001:2008 certified. AS 9100C is a certification requiring the capability to meet the requirements of the defense and aerospace industry.


Read to Succeed Buffalo, an early childhood literacy organization, was awarded a $2,000 grant from Target Corp.


Title: Method and system for recycling flue gas
No.: 8,246,700
Inventors: Kutsin, Leonid (North Tonawanda)
Date issued: Aug. 21, 2012
Title: Method for producing frozen dough
No.: 8,247,013
Inventors: Upreti, Praveen (Orchard Park); Jalali, Rohit (Ridgeway, Calif.); Haller, Melissa (Orchard Park); Shkolnik, Nikolay (W. Hartford, Conn.); Koblents, Pavel Yurievich (St. Petersburg, Russia); Pivunov, Dmitry Ivanovich (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Assignee: Rich Products Corp. (Buffalo)
Date issued: Aug. 21, 2012