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ASC's Taste of Wellsville Event, Saturday, Oct. 11

Local eateries will once again participate in Alfred State College's "Taste of Wellsville," this year, Saturday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Restaurants and other food purveyors will showcase their tasty signature dishes in "miniature form" at stations around the Applied Technology Campus.

Local eateries will once again participate in Alfred State College's "Taste of Wellsville," this year, Saturday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Restaurants and other food purveyors will showcase their tasty signature dishes in "miniature form" at stations around the Applied Technology Campus.

Tickets for the food (50 cents each-food costs may range from one ticket to several) may be purchased on the day of the event. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of Allegany County Arc.  

ASC Plans Eventful Homecoming/Family Weekend

Alfred State College Homecoming/Family Weekend is September 11-14, 2008. A number of activities have been scheduled including tours of the campus, a Rusted Root concert, several athletic games, alumni group reunion gatherings,

Alfred State College Homecoming/Family Weekend is September 11-14, 2008. A number of activities have been scheduled including tours of the campus, a Rusted Root concert, several athletic games, alumni group reunion gatherings, comedian Richie Byrne, and a tailgate party prior to the football game. A

Students Enjoy Carnival

student carnival 2008About 800 Alfred State students attended the annual activities carnival on the eve of the first day of classes. Students took a chance at Putt Luck, Pot-O-Luck, Spindrift, and Krazy Rail among other games of skill.

[img_assist|nid=5607|title=student carnival 2008|desc=Pictured here, students perform a song from the movie Grease soundtrack with Travelin Max.|link=none|align=left|width=275|height=197]About 800 Alfred State students attended the annual activities carnival on the eve of the first day of classes. Students took a chance at Putt Luck, Pot-O-Luck, Spindrift, and Krazy Rail among other games of skill. Each earned pioneer bucks in order to bid on prizes valued at $2,000 auctioned off at the end of the evening. To help them stay cool in the packed

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SUNY’s China 150 Program

SUNY’s China 150 ProgramAlfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson, ASC Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Steven J. Tyrell, and Dr. Shaojie Jiang, ASC director, International Education, welcomed Lin Zhongdong and Ma Xiaochuan to the college as they begin their year-long stay as part of SUNY's (State University of New York) China 150 program, which has welcomed 150 Chinese students to 22 SUNY schools,

[img_assist|nid=5453|title=SUNY’s China 150 Program|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=350|height=215]Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson, (second from right), ASC Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Steven J. Tyrell, (right), and Dr. Shaojie Jiang, ASC director, International Education, (far left) welcomed Lin Zhongdong and Ma Xiaochuan (l-r) to the college as they begin their year-long stay as part of SUNY's (State University of New York) China 150 program, which has welcomed 150 Chinese students to 22 SUNY schools, allowing them to continue their studies

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Opening Remarks at ASC

Anderson explains a portion of the strategic plan.Alfred State College faculty and staff gathered for breakfast recently to hear President John Anderson's opening remarks. Anderson kicked off the academic year by updating new and returning faculty on the state of the college as well as spotlighting the college's strategic plan to guide the campus community through the next five years.

[img_assist|nid=5451|title=Anderson explains a portion of the strategic plan.|desc=Pictured here, Anderson explains a portion of the strategic plan.|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=211]Alfred State College faculty and staff gathered for breakfast recently to hear President John Anderson's opening remarks. Anderson kicked off the academic year by updating new and returning faculty on the state of the college as well as spotlighting the college's strategic plan to guide the campus community through the next five

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New Student Convocation at ASC

New Student Convocation at ASCAlfred State College faculty and staff welcomed this year's incoming freshman class of 1,400 students during the 15th annual New Student Convocation. This year's speakers were Jim J. Grillo, SUNY distinguished teaching professor, ASC Business Technology Department; and Adam Nash, Barneveld, ASC Student Senate president.

Alfred State College faculty and staff welcomed this year's incoming freshman class of 1,400 students during the 15th annual New Student Convocation. This year's speakers were Jim J. Grillo, SUNY distinguished teaching professor, ASC Business Technology Department; and Adam Nash, Barneveld, ASC Student Senate president. In his remarks and unique "plop, plop, fizz, fizz" presentation, Grillo introduced students to his philosophy of motivation: "There are three types of people," he noted. "Those like ‘Mr. Aspirin' sit around and complain

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Moving-In Day at ASC

moving-in dayMoving-in day at Alfred State College saw hundreds of families like the one pictured here hauling their students' belongings to campus to begin the new academic year.

moving-in dayMoving-in day at Alfred State College saw hundreds of families like the one pictured here hauling their students' belongings to campus to begin the new academic year.

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ASC President Convenes Meeting with Volunteer Boards

Boorman explains the work of her board.Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson recently convened a meeting of all the volunteer boards that serve the institution. This first-ever gathering of its type served to acquaint new board members (and experienced ones) with the goals and responsibilities of the other volunteer boards.

Boorman explains the work of her board.Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson recently convened a meeting of all the volunteer boards that serve the institution. This first-ever gathering of its type served to acquaint new board members (and experienced ones) with the goals and responsibilities of the other volunteer boards.

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Alfred State College Gets Greener: Trayless Dining Debuts

Students at Alfred State College will join the trayless revolution when they return to school this fall. Dining services organizations across the county are removing trays from dining halls in order to reduce food waste and save both water and electricity.

Students at Alfred State College will join the trayless revolution when they return to school this fall. Dining services organizations across the county are removing trays from dining halls in order to reduce food waste and save both water and electricity. College campuses across the country are going trayless to reduce food waste and save on both water and electricity. Now, Alfred State's Central Dining Hall will join the revolution.

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Holzer Donates $20,000 to his Alma Mater

Donald Holzer presents a check for two scholarships.Donald Holzer, Murfreesboro, TN, Alfred State College class of 1956 (plant and soil science), recently donated $20,000 to his alma mater to help modernize the soils laboratory and provide students with more practical, hands-on techniques to evaluate soil properties and enhance soil quality.

[img_assist|nid=5312|title=Donald Holzer presents a check for two scholarships.|desc=Pictured here, Anderson, far right, accepts the check from Holzer, center, while Dr. Matthew Harbur, assistant professor, Agriculture and Horticulture Department, looks on.|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=242]Donald Holzer, Murfreesboro, TN, Alfred State College class of 1956 (plant and soil science), recently donated $20,000 to his alma mater to help modernize the soils laboratory and provide students with more practical, hands-on techniques to evaluate soil

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