High School Mini Visitations at Alfred State College

Alfred State College's Office of Admissions is hosting its annual High School Visitation Program this fall.  The program has been scheduled for each Thursday starting Sept. 25, and running through Nov. 13, 2008. 

This year Alfred State College will host more than 50 high schools from the Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania areas to provide an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to explore various career fields and academic majors offered at Alfred State.  The faculty from both the Alfred Campus and the School of Applied Technology campus, located in Wellsville, will provide academic overviews and discuss career options for these high school juniors and seniors.

Schools scheduled to visit Thursday, Sept. 25, include Salamanca Central High School, Jamestown Senior High School; Sherman Central High School; Bennett High School, Buffalo; Cleveland Hill High School (Buffalo); East Syracuse-Minoa Central High School; Ripley Central High School; Panama High School; Springville High School; and Bradford (PA) Area High School.

Visitors scheduled for Oct. 2, include Falconer Central High School; Warsaw Central High School; Bradford (NY) Central School; Cheektowaga High School; Coudersport (PA) Jr.-Sr. High School; Oswayo Valley, Shinglehouse, PA; Cowanesque Valley (PA) High School; Hinsdale Central High School; and Watkins Glen Central High School.

On Oct. 9, Canisteo-Greenwood Central High School; Avoca Central High School; Attica Central High School; Bloomfield Central High School; Dundee Central High School; Elkland (PA) Area High School; Honeoye Central High School; Scio Central High School; and Northern Potter (PA) High School are scheduled to attend.

On Oct. 30, visitors will include Wellsville Central High School; Arkport Central High School; Fillmore Central High School; Wayland-Cohocton Central High School; Letchworth Central High School; Prattsburgh Central High School; LeRoy Central High School; Belfast Central High School; Naples Central High School; and Avon Central High School.

On Nov. 6, Friendship Central High School; Jasper-Troupsburg Central High School; Whitesville Central High School; Cuba-Rushford Central High School; Hammondsport Central High School; Haverling Jr.-Sr. High School (Bath); and Perry Central High School will be in attendance.

And, on Nov. 13, Alfred-Almond Central High School; Andover Central High School; Geneseo Central High School; Hornell Senior High School; Keshequa High School (Nunda); and Wayne Central High School will close out this year's program.

In addition to learning about academic programs, these visiting high school students will also have the opportunity to learn more about the residential aspects of college life and the more than 50 clubs and organizations available at Alfred State College.  The Auxiliary Campus Enterprises & Services (ACES-campus dining and vending operation) of Alfred State College will provide lunches for all visiting students.

This year the school counselors will be visiting the new athletic field, the college farm and the Motorsports facility, as well as receiving an overview of the College's offerings.  They will have lunch in the Central Dining Hall.

Alfred State College, a member of the technology college sector within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, offers outstanding educational opportunities for students in its nearly 60 associate degree programs, 16 baccalaureate degree programs, and several certificate programs. Numerous vocational-technical offerings stressing hands-on learning are available at the School of Applied Technology Campus located in nearby Wellsville. The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and several programs are also accredited or approved by program-specific professional organizations.

For more information on Alfred State College, contact 1-800-4-ALFRED or e-mail the Office of Admissions at admissions@alfredstate.edu.