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Lancscape Students Help ASC Grounds Crew

Alfred State College ornamental horticulture-landscape design students put their skills to work helping the college grounds crew keep up with the beautification of Alfred State Campus.

[img_assist|nid=2887|title=Lancscape Students|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=188]Alfred State College ornamental horticulture-landscape design students put their skills to work helping the college grounds crew keep up with the beautification of Alfred State Campus.  The ornamental horticulture-landscape design program faculty wholeheartedly embraced the opportunity for students to obtain real-world, hands-on education that Alfred State is known for while giving back to the campus community. Lynn DuPuis, assistant

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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

In a prime example of education partnering with industry, Alfred State College students and faculty will join Dresser-Rand employees, high school technology teachers, and BOCES instructors, for a Dresser-Rand-sponsored trip to the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS).

In a prime example of education partnering with industry, Alfred State College students and faculty will join Dresser-Rand employees, high school technology teachers, and BOCES instructors, for a Dresser-Rand-sponsored trip to the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS). Two busloads, carrying 100 people, will travel to Toronto to attend the show on Wednesday, Oct.17.

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Sarah Johnston (NYS Dept of Ag Mkts) Visits Campus

Alfred State College is hosting NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Organic Agriculture Specialist Sarah Johnston on Monday, Oct. 1, for a full day of conversation and dialogue on the needs of organic farmers in New York State and what role Alfred State's new Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture can play, now and in the future, at a WNY Organic Agriculture Roundtable. NYS Sen. Catharine Young is expected to attend.

Alfred State College is hosting NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Organic Agriculture Specialist Sarah Johnston on Monday, Oct. 1, for a full day of conversation and dialogue on the needs of organic farmers in New York State and what role Alfred State's new Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture can play, now and in the future, at a WNY Organic Agriculture Roundtable. NYS Sen. Catharine Young is expected to attend.

Alfred State College Student Takes Third in National Competition

Five members of the Alfred State College NYS College/Post-secondary Skills USA delegation placed in the top 10 at the National SkillsUSA Championship in Kansas City, MO, in late summer. Cristian Cruz, East Amherst, who took first place in the state then continued on to Nationals, was awarded a bronze medal for third place in the nation in masonry.

Five members of the Alfred State College NYS College/Post-secondary Skills USA delegation placed in the top 10 at the National SkillsUSA Championship in Kansas City, MO, in late summer. Cristian Cruz, East Amherst, who took first place in the state then continued on to Nationals, was awarded a bronze medal for third place in the nation in masonry.

The NYS delegation included nine students and four faculty/administrators from Alfred State College (ASC). All of the participating students had previously won the NYS competition held at Alfred State in April.

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ASC Vivarium

catThe vivarium at Alfred State College houses a variety of "exotic" animals to aid in instruction in the veterinary technology program.

[img_assist|nid=2848|title=turtle|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=234]As the veterinary technology program at Alfred State College continues to attract students, it also has begun attracting students' pets.  In a move to ease separation anxiety (the students' or the pets'), and to expose vet tech students to different species, the Agriculture and Horticulture Department has established a vivarium, an enclosed area, for keeping and raising animals for observation and/or teaching basic techniques that are used in research and

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ASC Children's Festival

Alfred State College will host its third Children's Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, on West University Street in downtown Alfred from 12 noon-5 p.m. 

Alfred State College will host its third Children's Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, on West University Street in downtown Alfred from 12 noon-5 p.m. 

The festival is designed to attract young people, their families, and friends from throughout Allegany and Steuben counties and the surrounding region to promote literacy awareness.

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ACES Reopens Central Dining Hall Serving Line

The third week of classes began to feel a whole lot more like normal for Alfred State students and the ACES team as one of the dining hall serving lines opened for the first time since last spring's kitchen fire.

The third week of classes began to feel a whole lot more like normal for Alfred State students and the ACES team as one of the dining hall serving lines opened for the first time since last spring's kitchen fire.

"The damage from the fire was not that extensive," stated Karen Canne, ACES director of dining services. "However, the amount of work that we had to do to recover from the fire was devastating to our normal operations."

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Bake Sale Fall 2007

Students enrolled in the bakery, production and management program of the Culinary Arts Department at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology Campus, Wellsville, will hold their annual community bake sale Friday, Oct. 5 AND Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Culinary Arts Building parking lot, Wellsville, from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m., respectively.

Students enrolled in the bakery, production and management program of the Culinary Arts Department at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology Campus, Wellsville, will hold their annual community bake sale Friday, Oct. 5 AND Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Culinary Arts Building parking lot, Wellsville, from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m., respectively.

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Pay it Forward (JT Robertson)

JT Robertson Alfred State College nursing students welcomed Jon Thomas (JT) Robertson, 11, of Cuba, to one of their classes early in the fall semester to help them kick off the caring project in nursing. The caring project is an outgrowth of the "pay it forward" concept (from the movie by the same name) which promotes the practice of helping others, while expecting nothing in return.

JT Robertson

Alfred State College nursing students welcomed Jon Thomas (JT) Robertson, 11, of Cuba, to one of their classes early in the fall semester to help them kick off the caring project in nursing. The caring project is an outgrowth of the "pay it forward" concept (from the movie by the same name) which promotes the practice of helping others, while expecting nothing in return.

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Chambliss Wins Ted Beyer Award

Dr. ChamblissDr. Melvin Chambliss, associate professor, Agriculture and Horticulture Department at Alfred State College, has been chosen by the Hornell Area Humane Society Board of Directors to receive the Dr. Ted Beyer Award at the Humane Society's fifth annual "Black Cat Event," Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007.

Dr. Chambliss & Feline FriendDr. Melvin Chambliss, associate professor, Agriculture and Horticulture Department at Alfred State College, has been chosen by the Hornell Area Humane Society Board of Directors to receive the Dr. Ted Beyer Award at the Humane Society's fifth annual "Black Cat Event," Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007. 

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