Civic Engagement

Students Volunteer Saturdays at Comfort House of Allegany

Student David Babcock volunteering at Comfort House of Allegany (Hart House).More than 45 freshmen and seniors enrolled in the electrical construction and maintenance electrician program at the School of Applied Technology have donated their Saturdays to rough wire the Comfort House of Allegany (Hart House) which is planned as a home to provide care and ass

Student David Babcock volunteering at Comfort House of Allegany (Hart House).Alfred State College students once again stepped up to the plate, volunteering the past four Saturdays (with more to come) to help others.

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Nursing Dept. Continues “Pay It Forward” Philosophy

Panter, right, presents Babcock with the scholarship.The Alfred State College Nursing Department continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its fifth annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships, established during the fall 2006 semester and presented to this year’s recipient, senior nursing student Laura Babcock, Wellsville.

Panter, right, presents Babcock with the scholarship.The Alfred State College Nursing Department continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its fifth annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships, established during the fall 2006 semester and presented to this year’s recipient, senior nursing student Laura Babcock, Wellsville.

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Students Assist with Web Sites

The web applications and applied database management classes revamped the Allegany County Historical Society's Web site.

Additionally, the web programming I class developed a Web presence for the Canisteo Community Support Group, Inc., an organization that raises funds for local causes and manages two local events: Christmas in the Village and Crazee Daze.

Alfred State College students enrolled in information technology classes recently lent their budding expertise to the local community.

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Student “Cookie Gram” Valentine Fundraiser For New Culinary Arts Building

Danielle Lawrence with her cookie creationsDanielle received 240 orders of two cookies each, meaning 480 cookies to be baked, hand-decorated, packaged, and delivered! More than 55 hours of planning and work went into the project. As a result of all the hard work, $246.65 was added to the building fund.

Danielle Lawrence with her cookie creationsProving that love entails not only feelings for another person (or people), Danielle Lawrence, Oakhurst, CA, a culinary arts: baking, production and management student at Alfred State College, demonstrated her love for her chosen profession as well as her love for her alma mater, by developing a plan to use her baking skills to help fo

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WINS Club Conducts Fund Raiser

WINS Club members with presentsAlfred State College’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently conducted its annual fund raiser to buy presents for a local family sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo. Clothing donations and household items were also received from the Alfred State community.

WINS Club members with presentsAlfred State College’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently conducted its annual fund raiser to buy presents for a local family sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo. Clothing donations and household items were also received from the Alfred State community.

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Campus Campaign for Toys for Tots Raises $1,800+ for Local Children

A campus campaign for Toys for Tots raised $1,800+ to make local children’s lives a little merrier (2010).Santa’s helpers at Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology in Wellsville have been very busy.  A campus campaign for Toys for Tots raised $1,800+ to make local children’s lives a little merrier this season.

A campus campaign for Toys for Tots raised $1,800+ to make local children’s lives a little merrier (2010).Santa’s helpers at Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology in Wellsville have been very busy. A campus campaign for Toys for Tots raised $1,800+ to make local children’s lives a little merrier this season.

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WINS Club Raises Funds to Donate to Alfred Station Food Pantry

WINS Club Raises Funds to Donate to Alfred Station Food PantryAlfred State College’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently conducted a fall fund raiser to donate $122 for perishable items to the Alfred Station Food Pantry.

WINS Club Raises Funds to Donate to Alfred Station Food PantryAlfred State College’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently conducted a fall fund raiser to donate $122 for perishable items to the Alfred Station Food Pantry.

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Students Participate in Community Service Activity at ACUI Conference

Community service project at Association for College Unions International (ACUI) conferenceEight Alfred State College students attended an ACUI (Association for College Unions International) conference where, for a portion Saturday, the students participated in a community service activity.

Community service project at Association for College Unions International (ACUI) conferenceEight Alfred State College students attended an ACUI (Association for College Unions International) conference where, for a portion Saturday, the students participated in a community service activity.

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ASC Students Spend Two Weeks in Haiti

The response of Alfred State to the disaster went far beyond financial donations given from a distance. A group of 21 select Alfred State students spent their spring semester preparing to visit Haiti to offer their assistance in a very tangible “hands-on” fashion. This article tells their story.

The pictures on television following the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake in Haiti were stunning. The news cycle for the next week was dominated by images of agony and destruction from this impoverished Caribbean nation. Students and faculty at Alfred State College were touched by this tragedy and joined in the worldwide outpouring of support for Haiti. Over the course of the spring 2010 semester, almost $10,000 was raised for humanitarian relief in Haiti. However, the response of Alfred State to the disaster went far beyond financial donations given from a distance.

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Senior Carpentry Students Spend “Semester in the South”

Bon voyage to those spending the "Semester in the South"In a new take on study abroad, Alfred State College senior carpentry students enrolled in the College’s Building Trades programs embarked on a “Semester in the South” where they will use the skills they acquired during their first year of study to help rebuild two cities ravaged by Hurricane Katri

Bon voyage to those spending the

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