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Students inducted into Psi Beta Honor Society

Psi Beta honor society membersEight students at Alfred State were recently inducted into the Psi Beta honor society, an organization which promotes interest in the study of psychology at two-year colleges.

Eight students at Alfred State were recently inducted into the Psi Beta honor society, an organization which promotes interest in the study of psychology at two-year colleges. Students must have earned a 3.25 (out of a possible 4.0) grade point average, including a “B” or higher in at least one psychology course. The ceremony was conducted by Jennifer Bremser, assistant professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, and faculty adviser to the club.

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Alfred University, Alfred State co-sponsoring Anabaptist expert’s talk on Amish forgiveness

Alfred University and Alfred State are co-sponsoring a two-day visit to the community and campuses by scholar/lecturer Dr. Donald B. Kraybill, internationally recognized for his work on Anabaptist (radical movement of the 16th-century Reformation that viewed baptism solely as an external witness to a believer's conscious profession of faith, rejected infant baptism, and believed in the separation of church from state, the shunning of non-believers, and in simplicity of life) groups.

Alfred University and Alfred State are co-sponsoring a two-day visit to the community and campuses by scholar/lecturer Dr. Donald B. Kraybill, internationally recognized for his work on Anabaptist (radical movement of the 16th-century Reformation that viewed baptism solely as an external witness to a believer's conscious profession of faith, rejected infant baptism, and believed in the separation of church from state, the shunning of non-believers, and in simplicity of life) groups. The Amish, Hutterites, and Mennonites are direct descendants of the movement.

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Alfred State announces the interim appointments of three long-time employees of the college

Valerie NixonDeborah GoodrichKandi GeibelValerie Nixon named interim president of Alfred State, Deborah Goodrich named interim vice president for Administration and Enrollment, and Kandi Geibel named interim director of Admissions.

Valerie Nixon Named Interim President of Alfred State

Valerie B. Nixon was appointed to this position of interim president of Alfred State upon the departure of President John M. Anderson. Nixon was named to the post by SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher. She will serve as interim president while a nationwide search for a new president is underway.

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Science and Technology Fair, Friday, April 12

The 14th Annual Alfred State Regional Science and Technology Fair will be held concurrently on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center gymnasium on the Alfred campus.

The 14th Annual Alfred State Regional Science and Technology Fair will be held concurrently on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center gymnasium on the Alfred campus.

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Project Prom Dress set for April 20

Alfred State will be hosting “Project Prom Dress” on Saturday, April 20 in the Pioneer Lounge, Pioneer Center, on the Alfred State campus from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This event is for high school girls in the area who need a formal dress for prom season. Guests are welcome to come and ‘shop’ for a donated dress and leave with one of their choice at no cost to them.

Alfred State will be hosting “Project Prom Dress” on Saturday, April 20 in the Pioneer Lounge, Pioneer Center, on the Alfred State campus from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This event is for high school girls in the area who need a formal dress for prom season. Guests are welcome to come and ‘shop’ for a donated dress and leave with one of their choice at no cost to them.

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New Horizons Forum to feature Debra Quinn and ALS

The forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Room 215 of the Engineering Technology Building and is open to the public. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Engineering Technology Building.

The Alfred State’s New Horizons Forum scheduled for Thursday, April 11, 2013, will feature Debra (McQueen) Quinn who will present on Sporadic & Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS, also called “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a fatal neurodegenerative disease for which there is no known cause or cure. The forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Room 215 of the Engineering Technology Building and is open to the public. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Engineering Technology Building.

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Area organizations participating in Human Services Awareness Day, April 11

Alfred State is hosting Human Services Awareness Day on Thursday, April 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Allegany Room of Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in Lot No. 8 on the Alfred State campus.

Alfred State is hosting Human Services Awareness Day on Thursday, April 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Allegany Room of Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in Lot No. 8 on the Alfred State campus.

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Sport Management Students Compete in Chapel Hill, NC

College Sport Research Institution teamA team of four Alfred State sport management students has been selected by the College Sport Research Institution (CSRI) to compete in the 2013 Undergraduate Student Case Study Competition in Chapel Hill, NC, on April 17.

A team of four Alfred State sport management students has been selected by the College Sport Research Institution (CSRI) to compete in the 2013 Undergraduate Student Case Study Competition in Chapel Hill, NC, on April 17. The event is hosted annually by CSRI and involves only 10 college teams from across the country. The competition is designed to give students a meaningful opportunity to research relevant issues in college sports.

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Area Students Compete at 24th Annual SkillsUSA Conference Held at Alfred State

Approximately 900 students from Region I BOCES (Board of Cooperative Education and Services) districts encompassing Western New York and the Southern Tier, competed in the 24th Annual SkillsUSA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics March 5 at Alfred State.

Approximately 900 students from Region I BOCES (Board of Cooperative Education and Services) districts encompassing Western New York and the Southern Tier, competed in the 24th Annual SkillsUSA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics March 5 at Alfred State.

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Alfred State Earns Federal Recognition for Commitment to Civic Engagement

Alfred State has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest honors a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Alfred State has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest honors a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. The distinction was announced March 4 at the American Council on Education’s 95th Annual Meeting Leading Change in Washington, DC.

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