Alfred State College - ACES News
Alfred State College conducted its first Robotics Competition on campus in April. Organized by faculty members Matthew Lawrence, assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology Department; Bradley Thompson, assistant professor, Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department; and Thomas Murphy, instructor, Building Trades Department, the event drew 35 students representing eight regional high schools as parti
Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, hosted the 11th annual New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition in March.
Alfred 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.
In many small college towns, there seems to be an invisible fence between the campus and off-campus businesses. Students tend to stay on campus where their campus ID facilitates access to virtually anything they need.
Home cooking takes center stage this fall at Alfred State College's Central Dining Hall as the dining services team introduces the "Taste from Home Recipe" contest.
Without even knowing it, Alfred State College students are becoming locavores. In early September, Alfred State's Dining Services team took its first delivery of freshly grown produce from the Angelica Farmers' Market.
Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson recently convened a meeting of all the volunteer boards that serve the institution. This first-ever gathering of its type served to acquaint new board members (and experienced ones) with the goals and responsibilities of the other volunteer boards.
Students at Alfred State College will join the trayless revolution when they return to school this fall. Dining services organizations across the county are removing trays from dining halls in order to reduce food waste and save both water and electricity.
Alfred State College employees once again participated in the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day in April. This event is open to employees' children, grandchildren, grandsons, nieces, and nephews between the ages of nine and 15.
Enough with the chicken wings and comfort foods -it's time to get your palate ready for spring. Alfred State College will host New York's first Lettuce Tasting event on Tuesday, April 22, 2008, in the new Student Gathering Place on campus. "Lettuce Indulge," hosted by Alfred State's Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture (COSA), will give students and members of the community the chance to sample COSA's produce while giving their taste buds an education in greens.