Civic Engagement

ASC Receives National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President’s Honor Roll

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll logoAlfred State College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll logoAlfred State College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Efforts Continue on Behalf of Haiti

Bricks for HaitiStudents, faculty, and staff at Alfred State College continue their efforts on behalf of Haiti relief. In just three weeks, a variety of activities has netted a total of $7,350.31. Among the most visible is the growing paper brick wall being built in the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus.

Bricks for HaitiStudents, faculty, and staff at Alfred State College continue their efforts on behalf of Haiti relief. In just three weeks, a variety of activities has netted a total of $7,350.31. Among the most visible is the growing paper brick wall being built in the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus.

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Nursing Program Continues Its “Pay It Forward” Philosophy

Pay It Forward scholarship recipients, nursing alumnae, and PanterThe Alfred State College Nursing program continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its fourth annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships,

The Alfred State College Nursing program continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its fourth annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships, established during the fall 2006 semester and presented to this year’s recipients, senior nursing students Kayla Kauffman, East Branch; Lisa Barnes, Wellsville; and Paige Cleary, Rochester. Each student received $150 and a copy of the original signatures of those who initiated the scholarship, class of 2005.

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Alfred State College Raises Money for Haiti

Massara, Lamere, and CanneAlfred State College students, faculty, and staff continue their fund raising efforts for Haiti relief and are pleased to note that the college community has so far raised $5,779.24 for Haiti Outreach, directed by Neil Van Dine,

Massara, Lamere, and CanneAlfred State College students, faculty, and staff continue their fund raising efforts for Haiti relief and are pleased to note that the college community has so far raised $5,779.24 for Haiti Outreach, directed by Neil Van Dine, son of retired Wellsville ophthalmologist Dr.

Alfred State College Haiti Outreach

Dr. Kenneth Van Dine with President Dr. John M. AndersonOn Wednesday, Jan. 20, Alfred State hosted an information session with Dr. Van Dine, Wellsville, retired ophthalmologist, who provided a brief insight into the evolving situation in Haiti. On Friday, Dr. Van Dine will travel to Haiti to assist with recovery efforts.

Dr. Kenneth Van Dine with President Dr. John M. AndersonBecause we have all been moved by the destruction and suffering occurring in Haiti, a country long plagued with political and economic turmoil, ravaging hurricanes, and now a massive earthquake, faculty and staff at Alfred State College feel compelled to help.

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Rebuilding Haiti One Brick at a Time – ASC’s Response to the Haiti Disaster

The Alfred State College community, saddened by the horrible tragedy in Haiti as a result of the devastating earthquake, met recently to begin plans to do our part to help the people of Haiti. We have learned that international relief organizations are in dire need of supplies, food, water, and rescue and medical staff to help with the relief efforts.

Because one of the international relief agencies has connections right here in Allegany County, the campus group organizing the relief effort has decided to support Haiti Outreach.

The Alfred State College community, saddened by the horrible tragedy in Haiti as a result of the devastating earthquake, met recently to begin plans to do our part to help the people of Haiti. We have learned that international relief organizations are in dire need of supplies, food, water, and rescue and medical staff to help with the relief efforts.

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Students Work With Area Non-profit Organizations

Alfred State College students enrolled in the baccalaureate-level human services management program worked in teams with area non-profit organizations to develop prototype fundraising plans for each organization. Dr. Gary Lounsberry developed and taught Grants, Contracts, and Organizational Advancement, an inaugural course in the recently established human services management program.

Alfred State College students enrolled in the baccalaureate-level human services management program worked in teams with area non-profit organizations to develop prototype fundraising plans for each organization. Dr. Gary Lounsberry developed and taught Grants, Contracts, and Organizational Advancement, an inaugural course in the recently established human services management program.

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WINS Club Fund Raiser For Local Family

WINS Club members with presents for a local familyAlfred 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 were also received from the Alfred State community.

WINS Club members with presents for a local familyAlfred 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 were also received from the Alfred State community.

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Food and Gift Drive For Soldiers

Students pack Christmas boxes for distribution to soldiersThe SkillsUSA Club members of Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology recently conducted a food and gift drive for the soldiers fighting overseas. Members placed collection boxes in each department on campus and collected and mailed nine boxes of foodstuffs and other items.

Students pack Christmas boxes for distribution to soldiersThe SkillsUSA Club members of Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology recently conducted a food and gift drive for the soldiers fighting overseas. Members placed collection boxes in each department on campus and collected and mailed nine boxes of foodstuffs and other items.

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ASC Donates to Salvation Army

Dr. John M. Anderson & Karen CanneAlfred State College faculty and staff enhanced their own holiday spirit by contributing toys, hats, gloves, and scarves as their “admission” to the college’s annual holiday party.

Dr. John M. Anderson & Karen CanneAlfred State College faculty and staff enhanced their own holiday spirit by contributing toys, hats, gloves, and scarves as their “admission” to the college’s annual holiday party. Dr. John M.

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