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Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-chair Visits ASC

ARC, NYSDOS, and STW representatives visit on July 28, 2010Alfred State College hosted Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the New York Department of State (NYSDOS), and Southern Tier West Regional Development and Planning Board (STW) representatives on Wednesday, July 28, at the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville. The visitors met with ASC officials to review their partnerships with Alfred St

Alfred State College hosted Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the New York Department of State (NYSDOS), and Southern Tier West Regional Development and Planning Board (STW) representatives on Wednesday, July 28, at the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville. The visitors met with ASC officials to review their partnerships with Alfred State College.

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ASC Requests Funding for Renewable Energy Technical Training Center

An appropriation of $500,000 was granted this week to Alfred State College pursuant to a request for funding to support a renewable energy technical training center. Now that the bill has been approved by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee and the full Senate Appropriations Committee, it will move forward to the Senate and Conference with the House and then to the President for signature.

An appropriation of $500,000 was granted this week to Alfred State College pursuant to a request for funding to support a renewable energy technical training center. Now that the bill has been approved by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee and the full Senate Appropriations Committee, it will move forward to the Senate and Conference with the House and then to the President for signature.

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Students and Faculty Tackle Solar Project

Students and faculty of Alfred State College are working closely with Atlantic Richfield (AR), a BP-affiliated company, to design and install a solar-powered telemetry system to monitor water levels at a wetland treatment system created by AR at a former Sinclair Refinery in Wellsville.

As a company, BP has a strong commitment to being involved in the communities in which it or its affiliates operate. In conjunction with Atlantic Richfield's remediation project, BP has partnered with a number of community organizations on key projects.

Students and faculty of Alfred State College are working closely with Atlantic Richfield (AR), a BP-affiliated company, to design and install a solar-powered telemetry system to monitor water levels at a wetland treatment system created by AR at a former Sinclair Refinery in Wellsville.

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Faculty, Students, and Staff Celebrate Earth Day With Project Team Neighbor

Earth Day 2010 tree plantingThe College purchased plants using a $1,000 donation by BP (British Petroleum), which was made on behalf of AR, a BP-affiliated company. BP employees and consultants from the project joined the College in the planting effort.

Earth Day 2010 tree plantingAlfred State College students, faculty, and staff in Wellsville celebrated Earth Day by joining with their neighbors, the Atlantic Richfield (AR) project team, to plant flowers and shrubs around the campus.

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Clark Presents on Energy Efficiency Development and Job Creation

Craig R. ClarkAlfred State College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Craig R. Clark recently presented on energy efficiency development and job creation at the annual Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

 

Craig R. ClarkAlfred State College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Craig R. Clark recently presented on energy efficiency development and job creation at the annual Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

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ASC President Commits to ‘Climate Neutral’ Campus

Dr. John M. Anderson, president, Alfred State College, has joined a growing list of higher education leaders committed to fighting global warming. Earlier this week, Anderson agreed to sharply reducing and eventually eliminating all of the college’s global warming emissions, and accelerating the research and educational efforts to equip society to re-stabilize the earth’s climate.

Dr. John M. Anderson, president, Alfred State College, has joined a growing list of higher education leaders committed to fighting global warming. Earlier this week, Anderson agreed to sharply reducing and eventually eliminating all of the college’s global warming emissions, and accelerating the research and educational efforts to equip society to re-stabilize the earth’s climate.

The pledge came with Anderson’s signing of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, joining the leaders of other institutions across the country.

First Annual Renewable Energy and Conservation Methods Info Night

Alfred State College is partnering with Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES to sponsor the first annual Renewable Energy and Conservation Methods Information night, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the BOCES Center, 1825 Windfall Rd., Olean. (Snow date will be Thursday, Feb. 25.)

Alfred State College is partnering with Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES to sponsor the first annual Renewable Energy and Conservation Methods Information night, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the BOCES Center, 1825 Windfall Rd., Olean. (Snow date will be Thursday, Feb. 25.)

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NYS Concrete Masonry Association Donates Green Building Materials to Masonry Program

Green building materials deliveredAlfred State College student masons and instructor Stephen Richard were busy late last semester, unloading and unpacking two truckloads of paver brick, fire brick, fireplace and pizza oven parts, refractory mortars, block, brick and cavity wall flashing components. All of these masonry materials will be used as students build mock ups of masonry wall systems, fireplaces, and wor

Green building materials deliveredAlfred State College student masons and instructor Stephen Richard were busy late last semester, unloading and unpacking two truckloads of paver brick, fire brick, fireplace and pizza oven parts, refractory mortars, block, brick and cavity wall flashing components.

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Stevens Presents at NYSERDA’s National Conference

Jeffrey StevensJeffrey Stevens, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department, Alfred State College, recently presented at NYSERDA’s (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) national conference, “PV [photovoltaic] and Wind:  Train the Trainer,” which focused on new ideas in educating a work force in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Jeffrey StevensJeffrey Stevens, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department, Alfred State College, recently presented at NYSERDA’s (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) national conference, “PV [photovoltaic] and Wind:  Train the Trainer,” which focused on new ideas in educating a work force in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Public Invited to Informational Discussion on Energy for the Homeowner

The School of Applied Technology at Alfred State College invites the public to attend an informational discussion on energy for the homeowner. Jeff Stevens, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department (aka “the renewable energy guy on campus”) will discuss how to evaluate your family’s current energy usage and how to find ways to lower your total energy bill, including heat, hot water, electricity, etc.

The School of Applied Technology at Alfred State College invites the public to attend an informational discussion on energy for the homeowner. Jeff Stevens, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department (aka “the renewable energy guy on campus”) will discuss how to evaluate your family’s current energy usage and how to find ways to lower your total energy bill, including heat, hot water, electricity, etc.

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