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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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Alfred State Advances to 17 in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Alfred State is moving on up in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings—now 17 (up from 23) among top regional colleges and universities in the North. The college has also earned a fifth place ranking among top public schools in the North.

Alfred State is moving on up in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings—now 17 (up from 23) among top regional colleges and universities in the North.

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Alfred State Expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Wind Turbine

New Wind TurbineThe newest member of Alfred State’s growing renewable energy family is currently catching the breeze above campus—a 100 kilowatt grid-tied wind turbine that will offset some of the college’s electricity usage. The turbine came online just a few weeks ago and is already producing clean, green energy.

New Wind TurbineThe newest member of Alfred State’s growing renewable energy family is currently catching the breeze above campus—a 100 kilowatt grid-tied wind turbine that will offset some of the college’s electricity usage. The turbine came online just a few weeks ago and is already producing clean, green energy.

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Designing for Hope

Kyle (Christian) PerrySenior architectural technology student Kyle (Christian) Perry is already making a name for himself in the highly competitive design field—his work has been featured at the 2013 National Convention of the American Institute of Architects and he’s planning a senior thesis that will literally change lives—the design for a new infant care hospital in Honduras.

Kyle (Christian) PerrySenior architectural technology student Kyle (Christian) Perry is already making a name for himself in the highly competitive design field.

New Alfred State Bachelor of Architecture Degree is a SUNY First

Alfred State is proud to announce the kickoff of a new Bachelor of Architecture program by its Department of Architecture and Design this fall. One of only eight BArch programs in the State of New York, it is the only degree of its kind in the SUNY system and the only one offered by a public university.

Alfred State is proud to announce the kickoff of a new Bachelor of Architecture program by its Department of Architecture and Design this fall. One of only eight BArch programs in the State of New York, it is the only degree of its kind in the SUNY system and the only one offered by a public university.

On April 30, 2013, the program was awarded ‘Eligibility for Candidacy’ by the National Architectural Accrediting Board and will seek to achieve full accreditation for the incoming cohort of freshmen in the shortest possible time—in 2018.

Alfred State Welcomes New Police Chief

swearing in Les Kachurek

On August 15, 2013, the Alfred community welcomed Les Kachurek, a 23-year veteran of the City of Niagara Falls Police Department, as the new chief of police for the University Police Department, which coordinates law enforcement on the Alfred State campus.

swearing in Les KachurekOn August 15, 2013, the Alfred community welcomed Les Kachurek, a 23-year veteran of the City of Niagara Falls Police Department, as the new chief of police for the University Police Department, which coordinates law enforcement on the Alfred State campus. The department includes a chief of police, department secretary, three lieutenants, and eight sworn police officers.

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Alfred State Named Lead Institution in Civic Engagement by National Association

The college has been named one of 70 colleges and universities in the nation as a Lead Institution by NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession.

This month, Alfred State was selected to participate in a national initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement. The college has been named one of 70 colleges and universities in the nation as a Lead Institution by NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession.

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Radio Station Relocates

WETD 90.7 FM new location in the SLC

On August 14, 2013, WETD 90.7 FM moved their Main Studio to Alfred State's new $33 million Student Leadership Center after submitting a letter of notification to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC).

On August 14, 2013, WETD 90.7 FM moved their Main Studio to Alfred State's new $33 million Student Leadership Center after submitting a letter of notification to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC).

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Packard Selected to Participate in AP Program Reading for 11th Consecutive Year

Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus again this summer—it will be his 11th time serving in this capacity.

Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus again this summer—it will be his 11th time serving in this capacity.

Each June, exceptional AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world gather in the United States to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the AP Exams.

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Unique Residence Hall Competition Launched

“This exciting new program is a way to boost student participation in the many civic engagement, sustainability, and wellness activities we organize on campus,” says Julian Dautremont-Smith, Alfred State’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “It has the potential to really help build a culture of service, health, and environmental responsibility among students.”

Alfred State has cornered the market on student engagement this semester. The college recently kicked off its brand-new, yearlong Pioneer Cup competition, which pits residence halls against each other in a friendly (but fierce) fight to prove their superiority in terms of civic engagement, sustainability, and health and wellness.

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