Recently, Lt. Kris Bianchi and Communications Specialist Jaime Howe led an effort that raised more than $300 for the ACCORD Community Action Angels program, which helps community members in need of housewares, school supplies, personal care items, and holiday assistance.
Led by Captain Danielle Verplank, business administration, Marion, the team earned a total of nine ribbons, while showing at Cornell University (twice), Rochester Institute of Technology, and Nazareth College.
Named the “De-Stress Fest,” this event took place in the Student Leadership Center and featured a number of festivities, including live music by Residence Director Rob Privitera, a free hot chocolate bar, therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International, Legos, bracelet-making, free food, free T-shirts, and much more.
Students in Alfred State College’s heavy equipment: truck and diesel technician program are now able to take their applied learning to the next level thanks to a recent bus donation by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA).
More than a dozen Alfred State College students recently became members of the National Society of Leadership and Success during an induction ceremony held in the Orvis Activities Center Auditorium.
“I would not have wanted to spend my birthday any other way,” she said. “I got to see the former first lady in person! Not many can say that.”
This program is set to take place July 13 through Aug. 9 at Alfred State and is open to students in grades eight through 12 throughout New York State.
Showcasing their holiday spirit along with their baking and decorating skills, Alfred State College students took first and third place in the College category in the annual Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Gingerbread Competition.
As of the time this article was written, 986 donors had contributed a total of $158,403 in cash and pledges.
Brian Perry, the executive vice president, chairman, and an owner of Perry’s, is both a fourth-generation member of the 100-year-old business, as well as a second-generation Alfred State Pioneer.