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Student Laundry Goes Green

Laundry, the bane of college existence, will be become more environmentally-friendly, if not more enjoyable, at Alfred State College this fall. The largest laundry room on campus in the MacKenzie Complex has been completely updated and the results will fit in nicely with the college’s green initiative.

Laundry, the bane of college existence, will be become more environmentally-friendly, if not more enjoyable, at Alfred State College this fall. The largest laundry room on campus in the MacKenzie Complex has been completely updated and the results will fit in nicely with the college’s green initiative.

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ASC to Serve as Lead College of SUNYGREENSNY

Alfred State College (ASC), seven partners including six NYS community colleges, and the Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC) - Empire State Chapter - have formed SUNYGREENSNY. This initiative grew out of the efforts and recommendations of NYS Gov. David Paterson's Renewable Energy Task Force. As a result, SUNYGREENSNY has been awarded a $2M grant from NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) to develop clean energy technology training across the state.

Alfred State College (ASC), seven partners including six NYS community colleges, and the Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC) - Empire State Chapter - have formed SUNYGREENSNY. This initiative grew out of the efforts and recommendations of NYS Gov. David Paterson's Renewable Energy Task Force. As a result, SUNYGREENSNY has been awarded a $2M grant from NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) to develop clean energy technology training across the state.

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ASC Helps US National Arboretum "Go Green"

installation of a 1 kW solar (electric) arrayAlfred State College is making the US National Arboretum greener! Five students enrolled in Alfred State College's electrical construction and maintenance electrician program, accompanied by Assistant Professor Jeffrey Stevens, spent their recent spring break in Washington, DC, conducting a four-day workshop

Alfred State College is making the US National Arboretum greener! Five students enrolled in Alfred State College's electrical construction and maintenance electrician program, accompanied by Assistant Professor Jeffrey Stevens, spent their recent spring break in Washington, DC, conducting a four-day workshop that resulted in the installation of a 1 kW solar (electric) array that will power an irrigation system at the United States National Arboretum. This is the first solar-powered system at the Arboretum.

Land-locked Alfred State Adds Fog Horn to Its Safety Notification System

ASC emergency sirenAlfred State College, in its continuing efforts to ensure the safety of its students, faculty, and staff recently added another piece to its comprehensive emergency notification system. 

Essi Corp., a company based in Broussard, LA, supplied Alfred State with a 133db outdoor, omni-directional warning siren which emits a 360 degree beam of sound on a horizontal plane. 

ASC emergency sirenAlfred State College, in its continuing efforts to ensure the safety of its students, faculty, and staff recently added another piece to its comprehensive emergency notification system. 

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Educational Foundation of Alfred Celebrates Construction of 50th House

House number 47 built in 2007 by Alfred State College studentsThe Applied Technology Campus of Alfred State College has begun construction on the 50th house built by students in various construction-related programs on campus and underwritten by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the A

The Applied Technology Campus of Alfred State College has begun construction on the 50th house built by students in various construction-related programs on campus and underwritten by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the ASC community through support of its educational programs.  

Alfred State College Installs PV Panels to Power Applied Technology Buildings

photovoltaic system installAlfred State College is leading the way in sustainable energy use with its new 5100 watt (5.1 kW) photovoltaic grid intertie system, which is now powering the library and administration building of the School of Applied Technology in Wellsville. Since the system mimics one a homeowner would use, these buildings were chosen because they best represent a residential home in terms of a year's electr

photovoltaic system installAlfred State College is leading the way in sustainable energy use with its new 5100 watt (5.1 kW) photovoltaic grid intertie system, which is now powering the library and administration building of the School of Applied Technology in Wellsville.

SUNY Operation Inform 2008 at Alfred State College

President Dr. John M. Anderson greets the counselorsThe Admissions Office at Alfred State College recently hosted scores of regional school counselors, directors of guidance, and college advisers during "SUNY Operation Inform 2008."

President Dr. John M. Anderson greets the counselorsThe Admissions Office at Alfred State College recently hosted scores of regional school counselors, directors of guidance, and college advisers during "SUNY Operation Inform 2008." This professional development opportunity features SUNY workshops and the chance to explore current topics in higher education.

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President Dr. John M. Anderson Appeared on Rochester's 13 WHAM-TV

President Anderson with WHAM’s morning news team Holly Maynard and Evan DawsonAlfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson appeared on Rochester's 13 WHAM-TV recently to discuss his involvement in the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) conference held late last month. 

President Anderson with WHAM’s morning news team Holly Maynard and Evan DawsonAlfred State College President Dr. John M.

3rd Annual Taste of Wellsville Deemed Rousing Success

NYS Sen. Catharine YoungThe third annual Taste of Wellsville was deemed a rousing success Saturday as clear blue skies and warm sunshine encouraged visitors to stroll campus, sampling the wares of various local eateries as they toured student demonstrations and played a variety of "games," including excavator bowling and backhoe softball. 

NYS Sen. Catharine YoungThe third annual Taste of Wellsville was deemed a rousing success Saturday as clear blue skies and warm sunshine encouraged visitors to stroll campus, sampling the wares of various local eateries as they toured student demonstrations and played a variety of "games," including excavator bowling and backhoe softball.  Dignitaries who visited campus that day included NYS Sen.

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