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Mike Rowe shows pride in one pioneer’s path Tue, Aug 29th, 2017

Aaron Aumick left at Alfred State commencement and on the right Mike Rowe holding the S.W.E.A.T. PledgeAaron Aumick signed Mike Rowe’s S.W.E.A.T. Pledge and gained a scholarship to complete his Alfred State education to become a carpenter like his father.

Alfred State, Alfred University exploring partnership on tiny house project Mon, May 15th, 2017

students looking at floor plans, wearing yellow hard helmetsThe intended partnership between the two schools would involve Alfred State students constructing the majority of the house, Finley said, while AU students implement the engineering design aspects.

Student proves it’s never too late to succeed in college Wed, Mar 8th, 2017

Man poses next to HVAC equipmentAs he looked through the brochures he was holding, Anthony Harvey liked what he was seeing: information about a college of technology that offered more than 70 hands-on majors and paths to a brighter future.

Masonry program builds solid foundations Wed, Sep 21st, 2016

"The average age in the trade right now is 53 years. This indicates a workforce that is nearing retirement and shows a large opportunity for youth to get involved,” says Stephen Richard, assistant professor, Building Trades, at Alfred State.

Students to assist communities in Semester in the South program Mon, Aug 29th, 2016

semester in the south 2016 participating studentsFor the seventh year in a row, some Alfred State senior building trades: building construction students are heading south to put their skills to work helping those in need. 

Alfred State masonry student third in the nation at SkillsUSA Championship Thu, Jun 30th, 2016

Trevor Huntley, masonry, Conklin, earned a bronze medal in the masonry category for placing third against competitors from across the country. Andrea Koston, culinary arts: baking, production and management, Rochester, also earned a top 10 national finish, coming in fifth place in the commercial baking category.

Team Alfred earns two awards in Solar Decathlon competition Wed, Oct 28th, 2015

Ryan Kozlowski surrounded by solar panels on top of Team Alfred’s entry in the 2015 US Dept of Energy Solar Decathlon“This was an excellent opportunity for Alfred State and Alfred University students to display their talents and abilities on a national scale,” Richardson said. “They were also able to receive a valuable hands-on learning experience unlike any other, which will undoubtedly benefit them in their careers once they graduate.”

Team Alfred departs for Solar Decathlon competition in California Tue, Sep 29th, 2015

Alfred State and Alfred University teamMore than 25 Alfred State and Alfred University students headed to California Saturday, Sept. 26, to compete in the 2015 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.

Students depart for Semester in the South to aid struggling communities Tue, Sep 1st, 2015

Students departing for Semester in the South with their professor Norm Ellis Taking part in the Semester in the South this year are Brock Delgato, of Clarence; Kyle Parish, of Buffalo; James Friedeborn, of Ithaca; Jake Baran, of Clarence; Brian Mitchell, of Derby; Kevin Rogers, of Frewsburg; Kayla Miller, of Bronx; and Cody Marvin, of Bath.

Applied Technology students working on house 54 for Wellsville community Wed, Aug 19th, 2015

students building house 54 in WellsvilleThe one-story, 2,972-square-foot, French country-style house will feature three bedrooms, a dining area, a spacious kitchen, an entertainment alcove, a laundry room, a small home office, two bathrooms, a covered rear porch with a fireplace, and a full basement.