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Packard Selected to Participate in AP Program Reading for 11th Consecutive Year

Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus again this summer—it will be his 11th time serving in this capacity.

Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus again this summer—it will be his 11th time serving in this capacity.

Each June, exceptional AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams.

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Unique Residence Hall Competition Launched

“This exciting new program is a way to boost student participation in the many civic engagement, sustainability, and wellness activities we organize on campus,” says Julian Dautremont-Smith, Alfred State’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “It has the potential to really help build a culture of service, health, and environmental responsibility among students.”

Alfred State has cornered the market on student engagement this semester. The college recently kicked off its brand-new, yearlong Pioneer Cup competition, which pits residence halls against each other in a friendly (but fierce) fight to prove their superiority in terms of civic engagement, sustainability, and health and wellness.

Alfred State Welcomes New Presidential Candidates

The Alfred State community eagerly awaits the arrival of five presidential hopefuls slated to begin arriving the second week of September. The candidates for Alfred State President will be on campus between September 9, 2013, and September 24, 2013, touring the college community and meeting with stakeholder groups, including the College Council and boards, President’s Council, students, faculty, and staff.

The Alfred State community eagerly awaits the arrival of five presidential hopefuls slated to begin arriving the second week of September. The candidates for Alfred State President will be on campus between September 9, 2013, and September 24, 2013, touring the college community and meeting with stakeholder groups, including the College Council and boards, President’s Council, students, faculty, and staff. Each candidate’s name and resume will be publicly available two days prior to each visit.

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Alfred State Rings in the New Semester with New Faculty and Staff

Just in time for the fall 2013 semester, Alfred State welcomes a crop of new faces to its ranks. New hires include:

Just in time for the fall 2013 semester, Alfred State welcomes a crop of new faces to its ranks. New hires include:

Amie Acton, who joins Alfred State as an instructional support assistant, holds a master’s degree in library science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

John Atwell joins the Building Trades team as an instructional support assistant. He was formerly in the U.S. Navy in the construction field.

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Ten Alfred State Students Attend President Obama’s Speech

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, 10 Alfred State students—Pernell Celestine, Migdalia Colon, Izamar Rivera, Roain Saunders, Miracalle Taylor, Miho Iba, Fuzuki Koshizawa, Yohei Koyama, Kento Matsuda, and Chihiro Takaki—left Alfred in the wee hours and travelled more than 90 miles to hear President Obama’s speech on college affordability.

President Obama visit to UB

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, 10 Alfred State students—Pernell Celestine, Migdalia Colon, Izamar Rivera, Roain Saunders, Miracalle Taylor, Miho Iba, Fuzuki Koshizawa, Yohei Koyama, Kento Matsuda, and Chihiro Takaki—left Alfred in the wee hours and travelled more than 90 miles to hear President Obama’s speech on college affordability.

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Alfred State Treks to China for the 2013 Solar Decathlon

solar-powered home for the 2013 Solar Decathlon in ChinaTeam Alfred designed their home to go beyond what previous decathlon homes had done, combining cutting-edge engineering with traditional Chinese architecture, and they succeeded, walking away with a first-place award in energy balance and an incredible hands-on work experience.

Students from Alfred State designed, built, and operated a solar-powered home for the 2013 Solar Decathlon in China.

From July 15 - Aug. 18, 2013, students from, Alfred State, Alfred University, and Guilin University of Technology in China (dubbed Team Alfred), came together in Datong, China, to build a home of the future—one that showcases some of the biggest innovations in renewable energy and sustainable design.

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Todd Larsen Returns to Premiere a Solo Theater Production: The In-Between

Todd LarsenTodd Larsen, Alfred-Almond Central School alumnus (‘83) and son of John and Barbara Larsen, returns to premiere a new solo theater production: The In-Between, before its Hollywood, CA, and New York City performances beginning in the fall. This will be Todd's first return performance to his hometown in over 25 years.

Todd LarsenTodd Larsen, Alfred-Almond Central School alumnus (‘83) and son of John and Barbara Larsen, returns to premiere a new solo theater production: The In-Between, before its Hollywood, CA, and New York City performances beginning in the fall. This will be Todd's first return performance to his hometown in over 25 years.

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FPEF Awards Scholarship to Eric Haase

The Fluid Power Educational Foundation (FPEF) Board of Trustees awarded Eric Haase, mechanical engineering technology (BS), Buffalo, NY, a $2,000 scholarship.

Cherry Hill, NJ – June 2013 – The Fluid Power Educational Foundation (FPEF) Board of Trustees awarded Eric Haase, mechanical engineering technology (BS), Buffalo, NY, a $2,000 scholarship.

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Learning Lab: Soil Remediation

Business Officer has published an article about Alfred State's outdoor learning laboratory for soil remediation. Read the article online.

Business Officer has published an article about Alfred State's outdoor learning laboratory for soil remediation. Read the article online.

Alfred State's Honda Insight featured on TRANSLOGIC

Automotive Trades Associate Professor and Chair Kent Johnson takes a ride in the Honda Insight with Bradley Hasemeyer of TRANSLOGIC to talk about the Green Grand Prix.

Automotive Trades Associate Professor and Chair Kent Johnson takes a ride in the Honda Insight with Bradley Hasemeyer of TRANSLOGIC to talk about the Green Grand Prix.


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