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Student Gathering Place Grand Opening

Community members are invited to attend the next such event-the grand opening of the new Student Gathering Place-a two-story addition that joins Central Dining Hall (CDH) with the Allied Health Building.

Alfred State College has a lot to take pride in this year-we are celebrating our centennial anniversary, we are seeing the completion of many of our building projects, and we are looking forward to a variety of exciting events on campus!

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House 47

Alfred State College students enrolled in several applied technology programs on the Wellsville campus worked cooperatively to complete house 47 on Meservey Hill in Wellsville.

Alfred State College students enrolled in several applied technology programs on the Wellsville campus worked cooperatively to complete house 47 on Meservey Hill in Wellsville. 

Buranich Wins WNY Nursery and Landscape Assoc Scholarship

Matthew BuranichAlfred State College ornamental horticulture-landscape development student Matthew Buranich, Orchard Park, was awarded a scholarship by the Western New York Nursery and Landscape Association.

[img_assist|nid=2923|title=Matthew Buranich|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=200|height=275]Alfred State College ornamental horticulture-landscape development student Matthew Buranich, Orchard Park, was awarded a scholarship by the Western New York Nursery and Landscape Association. The association awards scholarships to students studying in the nursery and landscape field who are top in their class. Lynn DuPuis, assistant professor, Agriculture and Horticulture Department and landscape program director, says,

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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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