Alfred State College - Campus News
The college has been named one of 70 colleges and universities in the nation as a Lead Institution by NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession.
On August 14, 2013, WETD 90.7 FM moved their Main Studio to Alfred State's new $33 million Student Leadership Center after submitting a letter of notification to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC).
Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus again this summer—it will be his 11th time serving in this capacity.
“This exciting new program is a way to boost student participation in the many civic engagement, sustainability, and wellness activities we organize on campus,” says Julian Dautremont-Smith, Alfred State’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “It has the potential to really help build a culture of service, health, and environmental responsibility among students.”
The Alfred State community eagerly awaits the arrival of five presidential hopefuls slated to begin arriving the second week of September. The candidates for Alfred State President will be on campus between September 9, 2013, and September 24, 2013, touring the college community and meeting with stakeholder groups, including the College Council and boards, President’s Council, students, faculty, and staff.
Just in time for the fall 2013 semester, Alfred State welcomes a crop of new faces to its ranks. New hires include:
On Thursday, August 22, 2013, 10 Alfred State students—Pernell Celestine, Migdalia Colon, Izamar Rivera, Roain Saunders, Miracalle Taylor, Miho Iba, Fuzuki Koshizawa, Yohei Koyama, Kento Matsuda, and Chihiro Takaki—left Alfred in the wee hours and travelled more than 90 miles to hear President Obama’s speech on college affordability.
Team Alfred designed their home to go beyond what previous decathlon homes had done, combining cutting-edge engineering with traditional Chinese architecture, and they succeeded, walking away with a first-place award in energy balance and an incredible hands-on work experience.
Todd Larsen, Alfred-Almond Central School alumnus (‘83) and son of John and Barbara Larsen, returns to premiere a new solo theater production: The In-Between, before its Hollywood, CA, and New York City performances beginning in the fall. This will be Todd's first return performance to his hometown in over 25 years.
The Fluid Power Educational Foundation (FPEF) Board of Trustees awarded Eric Haase, mechanical engineering technology (BS), Buffalo, NY, a $2,000 scholarship.