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When you think of college fraternities, do scenes from the movie Animal House come to mind?

For 30 years, America's view of fraternities (and in some cases, sororities) has been influenced by the toga-wearing, hard-drinking, food-fighting brothers of Delta House.

When you think of college fraternities, do scenes from the movie Animal House come to mind?

For 30 years, America's view of fraternities (and in some cases, sororities) has been influenced by the toga-wearing, hard-drinking, food-fighting brothers of Delta House. In fact, fraternity members, themselves, may have believed that the brothers of Delta House were role models to emulate, perhaps the very thinking that caused a backlash against fraternities (originally organized to promote scholarship) in colleges across the nation.

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ASC to Host Chinese Students

Alfred State College is one of 22 participating SUNY schools which will host a total of 150 Chinese students whose homes in Sichuan province were devastated by an earthquake in May.

Alfred State College is one of 22 participating SUNY schools which will host a total of 150 Chinese students whose homes in Sichuan province were devastated by an earthquake in May.

The students, primarily sophomores and juniors, will arrive in the United States later this month, and will study for two semesters as full-time students at SUNY state-operated and community college campuses, beginning this fall. The goal is to build a team of young leaders based on their common experiences in the United States.

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Rusted Root to Perform at Alfred State College

Rusted RootAlfred State College is ready to rock into its second century by presenting a Rusted Root concert as part of Homecoming/Family Weekend, Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center.

Rusted RootAlfred State College is ready to rock into its second century by presenting a Rusted Root concert as part of Homecoming/Family Weekend, Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center. Tickets are $5 for ASC students, ASC alumni, and family members of ASC students. General admission is $10. Doors open at 7 p.m.

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Mary Anne Blum Condon Returns to Alfred State College

Dr. Mary CondonMary Anne Blum Condon, Hornell, former associate professor of nursing at Alfred State College, will return to campus Aug. 7, 2008, in a new role: she will work half-time in the President's Office serving as government relations coordinator and half-time as director of the BSN Program in the Nursing Department. She will sit on the president's cabinet.

Dr. Mary CondonMary Anne Blum Condon, Hornell, former associate professor of nursing at Alfred State College, will return to campus Aug. 7, 2008, in a new role: she will work half-time in the President's Office serving as government relations coordinator and half-time as director of the BSN Program in the Nursing Department. She will sit on the president's cabinet.

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15th Annual New Student Convocation at ASC

The 15th annual Convocation for New Students at Alfred State College is slated for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at 10 a.m. in the Orvis gymnasium celebrating the start of the new academic year.

The 15th annual Convocation for New Students at Alfred State College is slated for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at 10 a.m. in the Orvis gymnasium celebrating the start of the new academic year.

Following the national anthem performed by the ASC Men's Faculty Quartet (John Buckwalter, William Laubert, Robert Rees, and Dr. Earl Packard), Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management Deborah Goodrich will welcome the entering freshmen; Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Ronald R. Rosati will introduce the college's academic faculty by school.

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Back to School 2008

Alfred State College is ready to kick off another academic year-the first of its second century of operation.

Faculty hit campus on Aug. 18 to gather for President John Anderson's opening remarks.

Alfred State College is ready to kick off another academic year-the first of its second century of operation.

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Bench Dedication for Professor Eddy Foster

President Anderson and Donald Holzer stand near the garden.A mid-summer rain couldn't dampen the spirits of those who gathered at Alfred State College recently to dedicate the Professor Eddy Foster Memorial Bench and Garden.

[img_assist|nid=5308|title=President Anderson and Donald Holzer stand near the garden.|desc=Pictured here, Anderson and Holzer stand near the memorial plaque which reads: "In memory of Eddy Foster, Agriculture, My Mentor, 1952-1956, Indebted Always, Donald Holzer."|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=214]A mid-summer rain couldn't dampen the spirits of those who gathered at Alfred State College recently to dedicate the Professor Eddy Foster Memorial Bench and Garden. Donated by Donald Holzer, Murfreesboro, TN, ASC class of 1956 (plant and soil science), the bench

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Pioneer Farm

Alfred State College (ASC) and the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) are pleased to announce a partnership to establish Pioneer Farm, a model farm to be operated by the college in accordance with Animal Welfare Approved standards. It will focus on teaching grazing systems and animal husbandry practices that enhance land use and animal well-being.

Alfred State College (ASC) and the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) are pleased to announce a partnership to establish Pioneer Farm, a model farm to be operated by the college in accordance with Animal Welfare Approved standards. It will focus on teaching grazing systems and animal husbandry practices that enhance land use and animal well-being.

Michelle Green Receives 2008 FORE Triumph Educator Award

Michelle GreenMichelle Green, MPS, RHIA, CMA(AAMA), CPC, FAHIMA (NY), SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Teaching Professor, Physical and Life Sciences Department, Alfred State College, has received the 2008 FORE Triumph Educator Award from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Michelle Green Michelle Green, MPS, RHIA, CMA(AAMA), CPC, FAHIMA (NY), SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Teaching Professor, Physical and Life Sciences Department, Alfred State College, has received the 2008 FORE Triumph Educator Award from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

NYS Sen. Catharine Young Secures Funding for Alfred State College Student Center

Young and AndersonNYS Sen. Catharine M. Young, (R-Olean) visited the Alfred State College campus recently to announce $33.5 million in funding for a new student center on the campus. Sen. Young, long a friend of the college, successfully worked to get the funding put back into the state appropriations budget after it had been removed.

[img_assist|nid=5211|title=Young and Anderson|desc=Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson thanks NYS Sen. Catharine M. Young, (R-Olean) for her help in securing $33.5 million dollars in funding for the new student center to be constructed on campus. |link=none|align=left|width=300|height=192]NYS Sen. Catharine M. Young, (R-Olean) visited the Alfred State College campus recently to announce $33.5 million in funding for a new student center on the campus. Sen. Young, long a friend of the college, successfully worked to get the funding put back

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