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Culhane Receives NODA Award

Alfred State College student Denis Culhane, of Rochester, a senior in the liberal arts/social sciences program at the college, has been recognized by the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) with a Student Leadership award for two-year colleges. 

Alfred State College student Denis Culhane, of Rochester, a senior in the liberal arts/social sciences program at the college, has been recognized by the National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) with a Student Leadership award for two-year colleges.  Denis attended the Region IX (NY, MA, CT, NH, ME, VT, RI states) NODA conference in Portland, ME, where he was recognized for his leadership during New Student Orientation as well as his impact on team development.  In order to qualify, candidates were required to have served as orientation leaders the previous year.     

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ASC to host 19th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics

Alfred State College will host the upcoming 19th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics, (formerly VICA-- Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Tuesday, March 11, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Alfred State College will host the upcoming 19th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics, (formerly VICA-- Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Tuesday, March 11, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (Snow day, Wednesday, March 12.)

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ASC Dining Services Anchors Local Sustainable Food Chain

Getting nutritious, tasty, fresh, and appealing meals on the table every day at the Alfred State College campus is a challenging affair. It means developing recipes, planning menus, locating and ordering large quantities of foodstuffs, preparing the food, and serving it to customers at the right temperature - all while maintaining the quality and safety of the food.

Getting nutritious, tasty, fresh, and appealing meals on the table every day at the Alfred State College campus is a challenging affair. It means developing recipes, planning menus, locating and ordering large quantities of foodstuffs, preparing the food, and serving it to customers at the right temperature - all while maintaining the quality and safety of the food.

ASC Admissions Office Announces March 30th Open House

The Admissions Office at Alfred State College announces an Open House program, Sunday, March 30, beginning at 9 a.m.

The Admissions Office at Alfred State College announces an Open House program, Sunday, March 30, beginning at 9 a.m.

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ASC Offers Out-of-State Academic Scholarship

In an effort to expand its outreach to prospective students outside the New York State borders, Alfred State College will begin offering a new scholarship for out-of-state students, the Out-of-State Academic Scholarship, beginning with the Fall 2008 semester. 

In an effort to expand its outreach to prospective students outside the New York State borders, Alfred State College will begin offering a new scholarship for out-of-state students, the Out-of-State Academic Scholarship, beginning with the Fall 2008 semester. 

Scholarship recipients may receive $2,000 per year for up to four years (equivalent of a baccalaureate degree) if they maintain a 2.5 grade point average.

A merit-based award, the Out-of-State Academic Scholarship is open to prospective students with an 85 or better overall high school average. 

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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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