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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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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.

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