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2013 SkillsUSA Postsecondary Championship Results

2013 SkillsUSA winnerrsAlfred State’s School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, hosted the 15th annual New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition on Saturday, April 6. Winners will compete in the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City in June.

Alfred State’s School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, hosted the 15th annual New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition on Saturday, April 6. Competitions took place in automotive refinishing, automotive service, carpentry, commercial baking, culinary, electrical construction wiring, masonry, technical drafting, and welding. Schools competing this year were Culinary Institute of America, SUNY Delhi, and Alfred State. Winners will compete in the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City in June.

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Children's Literature Exhibit at Hinkle Memorial Library

A Children’s Literature exhibit is currently on display at the Hinkle Memorial Library Gallery on the Alfred State campus through May 5.

A Children’s Literature exhibit is currently on display at the Hinkle Memorial Library Gallery on the Alfred State campus through May 5.

Hinkle Librarian Barbara Greil and Instructional Support Assistant Jenny Hillenbrand organized this exhibit in celebration of National Library Week, April 14 - 20. Contacting local and regional artists, authors and illustrators, as well as faculty and staff from both Alfred State and Alfred University, they have brought together a wide variety of work, highlighting the importance of libraries, reading, literature, and learning.

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Alfred State to Celebrate “Earth Week”

Alfred State, in partnership with Alfred University and Alfred residents, has announced a week-long series of events planned in celebration of Earth Day. The events, which begin on Sunday, April 21 and run through Sunday, April 28, include movie showings, service opportunities, outdoor activities, and social functions.

Alfred State, in partnership with Alfred University and Alfred residents, has announced a week-long series of events planned in celebration of Earth Day. The events, which begin on Sunday, April 21 and run through Sunday, April 28, include movie showings, service opportunities, outdoor activities, and social functions.

62nd Annual Alumni Choral Spring Concert Scheduled

Alfred State is pleased to present the 62nd Annual Alumni Choral Spring Concert, directed by Anthony Cappadonia, professor emeritus of music at Alfred State. The concert will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis Activities Center, on the Alfred campus, and is free of charge and open to the public.

Alfred State is pleased to present the 62nd Annual Alumni Choral Spring Concert, directed by Anthony Cappadonia, professor emeritus of music at Alfred State. The concert will be held on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis Activities Center, on the Alfred campus, and is free of charge and open to the public.

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Jazz Band and "Voices" to perform spring concert

Alfred State Jazz BandThe Alfred State Jazz Band and Alfred State “Voices” will present a shared spring concert on Sunday, April 21 at 2 p.m. in the Cappadonia Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Alfred State Jazz Band and Alfred State “Voices” will present a shared spring concert on Sunday, April 21 at 2 p.m. in the Cappadonia Auditorium, Orvis Activities Center, on the Alfred State campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

Music will include a tribute to Dave Brubeck by the Jazz Band, directed by Jerry Ives, as well as several other pieces. Alfred State “Voices” will offer up “Baba Yetu”, the theme music of the Civilization IV computer game. Several “Voices” students will offer solos as well. “Voices” is directed by Linda Staiger and accompanied by Bo Pang.

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"New Voices: A Showcase of One Acts" to be featured April 19 & 20

"New Voices: A Showcase of One Acts" is a collaboration between Hornell Community Theatre and Alfred State Drama Club to encourage people interested in theater to try new roles. Five short one-acts are being produced as a show to allow individuals from the greater Hornell community and Alfred State to try their hand at directing, acting, script writing, or other creative aspects of theater.

"New Voices: A Showcase of One Acts" is a collaboration between Hornell Community Theatre and Alfred State Drama Club to encourage people interested in theater to try new roles. Five short one-acts are being produced as a show to allow individuals from the greater Hornell community and Alfred State to try their hand at directing, acting, script writing, or other creative aspects of theater. The acts are as follows:

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Dr. Kellogg authors new book, Barry Baskerville Solves a Case

Dr. Richard Kellogg, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a new book titled BARRY BASKERVILLE SOLVES A CASE. The children's story, beautifully illustrated by graphic artist Gary Kato, is about a precocious youngster who aspires to become a famous detective like his role-model Sherlock Holmes.

Dr. Richard Kellogg, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a new book titled BARRY BASKERVILLE SOLVES A CASE. The children's story, beautifully illustrated by graphic artist Gary Kato, is about a precocious youngster who aspires to become a famous detective like his role-model Sherlock Holmes. Barry Baskerville amazes his classmates and teachers with his amazing powers of observation and deduction. Barry even manages to solve a baffling mystery and convinces his parents that he has the necessary abilities to become a skillful investigator.

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Alfred State Taco Bell Rated #1 Nationwide

Alfred State’s Dining Services Taco Bell location has been rated #1 nationwide in Taco Bell’s Voice of the Customer Program. The Taco Bell operation on campus is managed by Michael Murray of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, Inc.

Alfred State’s Dining Services Taco Bell location has been rated #1 nationwide in Taco Bell’s Voice of the Customer Program. The Taco Bell operation on campus is managed by Michael Murray of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, Inc.

“Of the 5,539 locations nationwide, your team is #1 with our Voice of the Customer program. It is the most important obsession metric as it is feedback your guests are giving on their experience,” explained Jill Woods-Dale of Taco Bell.

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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