Alfred State College - Campus News
The 15th annual Convocation for New Students at Alfred State College is slated for Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008, at 10 a.m. in the Orvis gymnasium celebrating the start of the new academic year.
Alfred State College is ready to kick off another academic year-the first of its second century of operation.
Faculty hit campus on Aug. 18 to gather for President John Anderson's opening remarks.
A mid-summer rain couldn't dampen the spirits of those who gathered at Alfred State College recently to dedicate the Professor Eddy Foster Memorial Bench and Garden.
Alfred State College (ASC) and the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) are pleased to announce a partnership to establish Pioneer Farm, a model farm to be operated by the college in accordance with Animal Welfare Approved standards. It will focus on teaching grazing systems and animal husbandry practices that enhance land use and animal well-being.
Michelle Green, MPS, RHIA, CMA(AAMA), CPC, FAHIMA (NY), SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Teaching Professor, Physical and Life Sciences Department, Alfred State College, has received the 2008 FORE Triumph Educator Award from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
NYS Sen. Catharine M. Young, (R-Olean) visited the Alfred State College campus recently to announce $33.5 million in funding for a new student center on the campus. Sen. Young, long a friend of the college, successfully worked to get the funding put back into the state appropriations budget after it had been removed.
The Alfred State College (ASC) Agriculture and Horticulture Department and the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County hosted the 39th annual Finger Lakes Dairy Judging Contest for Future Farmers of America (FFA) members as well as 4-H members from local counties at the ASC college farm earlier this month.
The School of Applied Technology at Alfred State College is pleased to announce that the relatively new automotive parts technology curriculum, begun in fall 2007, will be offered in an online format beginning fall 2008. This new format was approved at a recent partnership meeting with ASC and UNI-SELECT.
Representatives from Alfred State College (ASC) met recently with representatives from Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Wyoming County Dairy Institute to create an arrangement whereby ASC and Cooperative Extension will conduct a pilot program involving a faculty exchange for the next academic year.
Dr. Earl Packard, assistant professor and chair of the Mathematics/Physics Department at Alfred State College, was selected to participate this June in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board's AP Examinations in AP Calculus.