Alfred State College - Campus News
The 15th Annual Alfred State Regional Science and Technology Fair will be held Friday, April 4, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center gymnasium on the Alfred campus. The fair is open to students attending classes in grades four through 12 at private and public schools (or homeschools) located anywhere within Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Approximately 900 students from Region I Board of Cooperative Education and Services (BOCES) districts, encompassing Western New York and the Southern Tier, competed in the 25th Annual SkillsUSA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics March 4, 2014, at Alfred State.
Alfred State’s School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host the 16th Annual New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition on Sat., March 29, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The exhibition coincides with Women’s History Month, as quilt making was one of the most significant forms of artistic expression historically available to women. The library will hold a special reception with refreshments Wednesday, March 12, from 4-6 p.m.
The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed two new board members earlier this year, Carissa M. Knapp, of Belmont, and Sandra E. Sawyer, of Wellsville.
In the wake of both Colorado and Washington State’s legalization of recreational marijuana this January, Alfred State Professor Wayne Bensley met with members of the college’s Honors Program on Feb. 17 to explain these changes, delving into the history behind the laws, the financial and political factors of the decision, and even the chemistry of the drug itself.
The cost of attendance is $17 for adults; $7 for children 10 and under. Proceeds from the event will benefit Culinary Arts scholarships. This event is open to the public; no reservations will be accepted.
Mystery meets comedy in Alfred State Drama Club’s dinner theater production of the mystery-thriller parody, Loco-Motion, Commotion, Dr. Gorilla and Me, written by Tim Kelly and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The performance will run April 3-5 at Lake Lodge on 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred Station.
During the meeting the group discussed many topics pertaining to the students of SUNY, including child care, Long Island College Hospital (LICH), and the appointment of three new directors to SA’s executive cabinet.