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The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., Welcomes New Board Member

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed a new board member earlier this year, Patrick Barry of Wellsville.

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed a new board member earlier this year, Patrick Barry of Wellsville.

AS President Emeritus William Rezak meets with Honors Program members

Honors Program 2013Alfred State President Emeritus William Rezak met with members of the college’s Honors Program on September 25 in the new Student Leadership Center to discuss the ongoing tensions in the Middle East.

Alfred State President Emeritus William Rezak met with members of the college’s Honors Program on September 25 in the new Student Leadership Center to discuss the ongoing tensions in the Middle East. Rezak, author of The Arab and the Brit, the story of his father and mother, drew on his years of research and reflection on the deep roots of today’s conflicts and the many impediments to holding peace talks in the region. Rezak, president of Alfred State from 1993-2003, makes his home in Georgia and continues to write on Middle East issues and higher education.

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START-UP NY Forum Successfully Opens Dialog between State and Local Stakeholder Groups

START-UP NY meeting

More than 25 people from local industries, area governance, and regional colleges recently gathered in Alfred State’s brand-new Student Leadership Center to discuss one of the most potentially game-changing initiatives of the year—START-UP NY—a statewide program intended to attract new investors and entrepreneurs to New York with the promise of operating tax free for 10 years.

More than 25 people from local industries, area governance, and regional colleges recently gathered in Alfred State’s brand-new Student Leadership Center to discuss one of the most potentially game-changing initiatives of the year—START-UP NY—a statewide program intended to attract new investors and entrepreneurs to New York with the promise of operating tax free for 10 years.

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History Professor Authors New Novel, Jewel of the East

Dr. Nicholas WaddyDr. Nicholas L. Waddy, associate professor of History at Alfred State, has published his first novel, Jewel of the East, which is described as “a moving, masterful work of historical fiction, full of vivid characters, intense action, exotic settings, heartwarming romance, and wry humor.”

Gripping Romance-Adventure Set in 18th Century India

Dr. Nicholas WaddyDr. Nicholas L. Waddy, associate professor of History at Alfred State, has published his first novel, Jewel of the East, which is described as “a moving, masterful work of historical fiction, full of vivid characters, intense action, exotic settings, heartwarming romance, and wry humor.”

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CCET presents Current Trends in Substance Abuse Training

Alfred State’s Center for Community Education and Training is hosting a community drug and alcohol training on Oct. 18, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lake Lodge.The workshop will explore “Current Trends in Substance Abuse” with an emphasis on the resurgence of heroin use as well as synthetic marijuana and bath salts.

Alfred State’s Center for Community Education and Training is hosting a community drug and alcohol training on Oct. 18, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lake Lodge.The workshop will explore “Current Trends in Substance Abuse” with an emphasis on the resurgence of heroin use as well as synthetic marijuana and bath salts. Steve Hanson, the associate commissioner of treatment and practice innovation for the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, will be presenting.

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Dining Ups the Sustainability Bar

The Terrace

Dedicated to challenging the status quo in order to support the college’s focus on the environment, this fall, the dining team at Alfred State introduced two new processes that will positively impact the campus’s footprint—incorporating technologies like compostable packaging and reusable takeout containers.

Dedicated to challenging the status quo in order to support the college’s focus on the environment, this fall, the dining team at Alfred State introduced two new processes that will positively impact the campus’s footprint—incorporating technologies like compostable packaging and reusable takeout containers.

Ever Green: New Venue, New Packaging

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New $33M Student Leadership Center Officially Open for Business

SLC Ribbon Cutting

On Sept. 27, 2013, a group of students, faculty, staff, local business leaders, and government officials looked on as Alfred State Interim President Valerie Nixon finally cut the ribbon on the newest addition to the Alfred campus—the Student Leadership Center.

SLC Ribbon CuttingOn Sept. 27, 2013, a group of students, faculty, staff, local business leaders, and government officials looked on as Alfred State Interim President Valerie Nixon finally cut the ribbon on the newest addition to the Alfred campus—the Student Leadership Center.

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President Emeritus Dr. William Rezak Will Open New Horizons Forum Fall Series

The forum will be held in the Small Events Room of the Student Leadership Center (SLC 310) on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 7 p.m. An open conversation will follow Rezak’s prepared remarks. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Alfred State President Emeritus Bill Rezak will return to campus to open this semester’s New Horizons Forum Fall Series with "An Arab-American Looks at the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.”

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Alfred State Named Military Friendly

military friendly logoAlfred State has been designated an official military friendly school by top-rated publisher Victory Media and G.I. Jobs Magazine. Alfred State is one of just 36 SUNY schools awarded the honor.

military friendly logo

Alfred State has been designated an official military friendly school by top-rated publisher Victory Media and G.I. Jobs Magazine. Alfred State is one of just 36 SUNY schools awarded the honor.

“We are proud to support our serving men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom,” says Alfred State Interim President Valerie Nixon

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Students Set Sail for The Fireball Run

Departing for Fireball Run race

Their trip—from Sept. 22 to 29—starts in Longmont, Colorado, and ends in Riverside, California.

Departing for Fireball Run raceThree Alfred State students set off for Colorado this week where they will be embarking on an epic eight-day 2,500-mile cross-country trivia game called The Fireball Run. This contest will see participants traveling from the forest Northwest to the desert Southwest all in an effort to help raise awareness about missing children. Their trip—from Sept.

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