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$29,320 Grant Issued to Alfred State’s Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture

Alfred State College recently received a $29,320 grant to organize a system for local farmers to supply Alfred State College's dining services with fresh produce. To accomplish this, the Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (COSA) will provide support and educational benefits for local farmers.

Alfred State College recently received a $29,320 grant to organize a system for local farmers to supply Alfred State College's dining services with fresh produce. To accomplish this, the Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (COSA) will provide support and educational benefits for local farmers. The grant was written by Dr. Robert Curry, assistant professor, ASC English and Humanities Department, with co-author Dr. Matthew Harbur, assistant professor, ASC Agriculture and Horticulture Department. The grant was issued by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets.

ASC Agriculture Student Wins Journalism Competition

ASC Agriculture Student Wins Journalism CompetitionAlfred State College student Colleen Klein-Wolfanger, Silver Springs, an agricultural business major, was selected as the winner of the Monsanto Dairy Business and Northeast DairyBusiness Feature Article Competition.

ASC Agriculture Student Wins Journalism CompetitionAlfred State College student Colleen Klein-Wolfanger, Silver Springs, an agricultural business major, was selected as the winner of the Monsanto Dairy Business and Northeast DairyBusiness Feature Article Competition, with her article about carbon offsets, which is scheduled to be published in the March issue of Northeast DairyBusiness Magazine.

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Spring 2008 New Hires

Alfred State College has announced new hires for spring 2008.  These include Michelle Mapes, Paul Posener, Shaojie Jiang, and Mark Lawniczak, Sufyan Shahin, and Casey Gross.

Alfred State College has announced new hires for spring 2008.  These include Michelle Mapes, Paul Posener, Shaojie Jiang, and Mark Lawniczak, Sufyan Shahin, and Casey Gross.  

Mapes, of Angelica, has been hired as the assistant director of procurement and payment services.  She succeeds Glen Cline of Scio who was promoted to director of that area.

Mapes comes to ASC with many years of purchasing and procedural experience from the private sector which includes employment with Alstom and Dresser-Rand.

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Ed Foundation

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., annually funds up to eight Alfred State College students through its work-grant program, allowing students who are ineligible for work-study funds to find employment on campus. 

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., annually funds up to eight Alfred State College students through its work-grant program, allowing students who are ineligible for work-study funds to find employment on campus.  The grant is renewable on an annual basis.

Additionally, departments within Alfred State can request student workers with specific skills and the work-grant coordinator attempts to meet those needs with appropriate student help.

Mardi Gras Dinner

Students enrolled in the culinary arts programs at Alfred State College will prepare a Mardi Gras celebration, featuring a New Orleans-style menu, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 5-7 p.m., in the student cafeteria of the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus.

Students enrolled in the culinary arts programs at Alfred State College will prepare a Mardi Gras celebration, featuring a New Orleans-style menu, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 5-7 p.m., in the student cafeteria of the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus.

Offerings will include New Orleans-style food, featuring carved flank steak, Louisiana gumbo, beignets, and a dessert bar. 

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ASC and AU to Host BOYS LIKE GIRLS

Alfred State College, in conjunction with Alfred University, will host its large spring concert on Thursday, April 10, 2008. 

Alfred State College, in conjunction with Alfred University, will host its large spring concert on Thursday, April 10, 2008.  BOYS LIKE GIRLS, an American Pop Punk band from Chicopee, MA, will take the stage in the Orvis Activities Center on the Alfred State campus. 

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Otto Berliner Writes "Cobbler of Normandy"

Otto Berliner, ASC professor of psychology emeritus, who escaped the Nazis in his native Hungary during World War II, has written a historical novel that has premiered to terrific reviews.

Otto Berliner, ASC professor of psychology emeritus, who escaped the Nazis in his native Hungary during World War II, has written a historical novel that has premiered to terrific reviews. In fact, the book was selected, by the entire editorial review staff of New Book Reviews (NBR), as the winner of NBR.org's Best Historical Fiction Book of 2007 Literary Award. The book was published through the BookSurge division of Amazon.com.

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New Baccalaureate Forensic Science Technology Degree Introduced

Alfred State College has been granted authority by the State University of New York and the NYS Education Department to offer a new bachelor of science degree in forensic science technology, which will begin accepting students for the fall 2008 semester.

Alfred State College has been granted authority by the State University of New York and the NYS Education Department to offer a new bachelor of science degree in forensic science technology, which will begin accepting students for the fall 2008 semester. 

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Lowes & Skills USA Team up for Wellsville Playground

Skills USA and LowesThe Alfred State College SkillsUSA chapter is using grant money received from Lowe's to develop a local Elementary School playground project.

Skills USA and LowesThe Alfred State College SkillsUSA chapter received a $10,000 grant from Lowe’s and SkillsUSA in March 2007. The Alfred SkillsUSA team wanted to make a significant difference in its college community through both the leadership opportunity and financial gift that they had been awarded.

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Opening Remarks January 2008

Alfred State College's Orvis Auditorium was filled to capacity on Jan. 14 as the College's new president, Dr. John M. Anderson addressed the campus community for the first time in his new role.

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