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2014 Homecoming/Family Weekend a huge hit

Patricia K. Fogarty with a student at homecoming“The student responses were amazing,” Peavey said. “The attendance rates, from the dodgeball games to the comedian and magician, were higher than ever.”

Patricia K. Fogarty with a student at homecoming With sunny skies, several new events, and plenty of fun activities for everyone, it’s no wonder Alfred State’s Homecoming/Family Weekend was so well attended this year.

In fact, according to Spencer Peavey, senior director of student engagement at Alfred State, some alumni, students, and families were calling this the “best Homecoming ever.”

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Alumni invited to attend free Oct. 3 event at David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville

Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served during the event. Those interested in attending should contact Cindy Croston by Sept. 30 at 607-587-3931 or at alumni@alfredstate.edu.

Alfred State will host a free alumni event from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, at the David A. Howe Public Library, 155 N. Main St., Wellsville.

The event provides an opportunity for the 700 alumni residing in Wellsville and the surrounding areas to meet and greet College President Dr. Skip Sullivan and one another.

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Alfred State Holds 103rd Commencement

President Sullivan also awarded an honorary degree during the ceremony, the Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.), to William Goodrich, president and CEO of Rochester’s LeChase Construction, Alfred State class of ’84.

Friends, families, and fellow students celebrated as approximately 900 Alfred State students graduated. Commencement ceremonies were held Sunday, May 18, 2014, and Dr. Skip Sullivan, president, presided over the event held at Pioneer Stadium on the Alfred State campus.

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Alumni Concert to be Dedicated to Anthony C. Cappadonia

Anthony C. CappadoniaThe Alfred State Alumni Choir will present the 63rd Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 2 p.m.

Anthony C. CappadoniaThe Alfred State Alumni Choir will present the 63rd Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at 2 p.m. The concert will be performed in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium in the Orvis Activities Center on the Alfred State campus and will be dedicated to former director, Anthony C. Cappadonia, who passed away on Feb. 7, 2014.

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Local Business Leader to Receive Honorary Degree

William GoodrichSUNY officials approved William Goodrich, president and CEO of Rochester’s LeChase Construction and a 1984 graduate of Alfred State, as the recipient of the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) degree last month.

William GoodrichSUNY officials approved William Goodrich, president and CEO of Rochester’s LeChase Construction and a 1984 graduate of Alfred State, as the recipient of the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) degree last month. Alfred State President Skip Sullivan will present the award at the College’s 2014 Commencement ceremony this May.

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Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., Welcomes New Board Members

Sandra E. SawyerCarissa M. KnappThe Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed two new board members earlier this year, Carissa M. Knapp, of Belmont, and Sandra E. Sawyer, of Wellsville.

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed two new board members earlier this year, Carissa M. Knapp, of Belmont, and Sandra E. Sawyer, of Wellsville.

62nd Annual Alumni Choral Spring Concert Scheduled

Alfred State is pleased to present the 62nd Annual Alumni Choral Spring Concert, directed by Anthony Cappadonia, professor emeritus of music at Alfred State. The concert will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis Activities Center, on the Alfred campus, and is free of charge and open to the public.

Alfred State is pleased to present the 62nd Annual Alumni Choral Spring Concert, directed by Anthony Cappadonia, professor emeritus of music at Alfred State. The concert will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis Activities Center, on the Alfred campus, and is free of charge and open to the public.

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Celebrate Transformation

Dedication of the Thomas M. Blackwell LabAlfred State recently celebrated two historic ribbon-cutting events during its annual Homecoming Weekend. Both ceremonies marked the completion of sizeable construction projects that are among the largest the college has seen since the 1960s.

Alfred State recently celebrated two historic ribbon-cutting events during its annual Homecoming Weekend. Both ceremonies marked the completion of sizeable construction projects that are among the largest the college has seen since the 1960s.

The first ribbon-cutting celebration marked the opening of the new Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (COSA) at the College Farm. This facility is unlike any other of its kind and makes Alfred State one of only four colleges in the nation to provide organic and traditional instruction.

1994 Softball Team to Be Honored at Homecoming

The 1994 Alfred State softball team will be honored during the Hall of Fame ceremony during Homecoming/Family Weekend activities this weekend.

The 1994 Alfred State softball team will be honored during the Hall of Fame ceremony during Homecoming/Family Weekend activities this weekend.

The '94 team coached by Gina Boyd is the only softball team in program history to win a Region III title.  The Lady Pioneers won the Region III title with a 14-5 record.  They advanced to the NJCAA National Championships in Hutchinson, Kansas where they battled and lost two tough games.

The members of the team included Darcie Stewart, Lisa Mignone, Heidi Dobson, Darcie Loper, Ann Peangatelli, Deena Drake, Amy Hast, Cassie

Pioneer of Alfred State Athletics Passes Away

Dick Giedlin, one of the Pioneers of the Alfred State athletic program, passed away on October 2, 2012 in Virginia Beach, VA. Giedlin dedicated 30 years to Alfred State and the college

Dick GiedlinDick Giedlin, one of the Pioneers of the Alfred State athletic program, passed away on October 2, 2012 in Virginia Beach, VA.  Giedlin dedicated 30 years to Alfred State and the college.

Giedlin began his career at Alfred State in 1957 as the director of student housing and men's basketball coach.  He became the college's athletic director in 1966 and served in that role for 21 years.  He was also the chairman of the physical education department for 20 years f

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