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Physical and Life Sciences Department News

Local schools compete in Science and Technology Fair Fri, Apr 6th, 2018

several students holding certificates and ribbonsA total of 154 students presented 138 science and technology projects to the judges for a chance at a share of the $1,590 in prize money. Participants were divided into three divisions: senior (grades 10-12), junior (grades seven through nine), and novice (grades four through six).

More medical imaging programs in development Tue, Dec 12th, 2017

professor demonstrating medical equipment, female student watching and female student lying on medical equipmentProposed programs include echocardiography (Associate in Applied Science), magnetic resonant imaging (certificate), computed tomography (certificate), and medical imaging sciences (Bachelor of Technology).

Alfred State’s Dr. Jakobi publishes book on animals, plants, and other life forms Tue, May 2nd, 2017

Retired Alfred State Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Steven Jakobi has published a new book on Amazon's CreateSpace platform.

Online healthcare management program now offered Wed, Apr 26th, 2017

The new healthcare management program allows a student to build on their associate degree to complete a bachelor’s degree 100 percent online. This new degree completion program is designed for professionals who want to enhance their skills for promotions or additional employment opportunities.

Alfred State students honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence Tue, Apr 11th, 2017

top picture: man poses while looking at blue prints. Bottom picture: Mary poses with SUNY Chancellor and Alfred State Vice PresidentState University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher honored 256 SUNY students from across the state in Albany recently with the 2017 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, including two recipients from Alfred State.

Health information technology program granted reaccreditation Wed, May 11th, 2016

Alfred State is pleased to announce that the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) has approved reaccreditation of the college’s health information technology (HIT) program.

Alfred State dedicates Bethesda Foundation Imaging Suite Mon, May 2nd, 2016

Dr. Skip Sullivan,Phil Loree, Bridgett Mayorga, Scott Waldeis, and Mark AmmanThanks to the continued generosity of the Bethesda Foundation, Alfred State was able to recently provide its radiologic technology students with an imaging suite.

Regional Science and Technology Fair showcases dozens of student projects Thu, Apr 14th, 2016

students who were awarded for their science and technology projects April 8, 2016A total of 85 science and technology projects completed by students from 14 local school districts were on display for judging and viewing April 8 at Alfred State’s 17th annual Regional Science and Technology Fair.

Chemistry faculty member discovers interesting properties of metal surfaces Mon, Apr 11th, 2016

Scott SimpsonWhile working with theoretical computations, Physical and Life Sciences Assistant Professor Scott Simpson noticed that copper interacted with an organic molecule called p-benzoquinonemonoimine in a different way compared to some other metals. This led to a hypothesis that copper actually strengthens the bonds of the molecule.

AAS in medical sonography now offered Tue, Mar 29th, 2016

Dr. Skip Sullivan, president of Alfred State, said, “We are excited to add diagnostic medical sonography to our health-care related academic offerings, particularly given the projected job growth of this field in the coming years."