Alfred State College - Campus News
Several Alfred State College faculty and staff members were honored recently at the College's annual recognition luncheon, as recipients of the Pioneer Award which recognizes those members of the organization who demonstrate the following characteristics: commitment to the mission and goals of the college, meaningful and measurable positive impact on the college, role modeling, and a high level of performance. The a
Alfred State College will participate in the United States Department of Agriculture's Research, Education, and Economics Agency's (USDA/REE) second annual Bio Energy Awareness Days (BEAD II) in Washington, DC, in June. The purpose of the event is to increase awareness and knowledge related to the sustainable production of agriculture-based and natural resource-based renewable energy and the efficient use and conservation of energy for the benefit of rural communities and the nation.
Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of Newsletter of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, a publication of the American Psychological Association.
Students enrolled in Alfred State College's Building Trades curriculums have donated their time and talents to help a local family with a wheelchair-bound child by building a ramp at the house where the family lives to make mobility a little easier for the child and his family.
Students enrolled in the building trades curriculums at Alfred State College recently went to work to create a timber frame bus stop in the Village of Alfred.
Three Alfred State College seniors began their service to our country Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) commissioning ceremony in the Allegany Room of the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred State campus. The ceremony-the first of its kind held at Alfred State-was as steeped in tradition as the next day's commencement.
Alfred State College nursing students celebrated their accomplishments the Friday before commencement by attending the annual nurses' pinning ceremony.
Some 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand Sunday, May 18, as Alfred State College honored its 97th graduating class.
Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, presided over the ceremony.
At this year's ceremony, Alfred State presented an honorary doctorate to Amory Houghton, Jr., former United States congressman.
Two Alfred State College students were recently named the recipients of $300 scholarships from the New York State Engineering Technology Association (NYSETA).
Alfred State College recently hosted the Microsoft "digital dorm room" (DDR), a program designed to bring new technology and solutions directly to colleges and universities across the United States.