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Penn State Chaired Professor of Molecular Biology Dr. James Gregory Ferry to speak at Alfred State’s 104th Commencement Fri, Apr 24th, 2015

Dr. James Gregory FerryFerry is a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and past editor of the Journal of Bacteriology. He has served on numerous national committees and currently is co-chair of the Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Science that advises the federal government on matters of space exploration.

Area students’ work featured in Alfred State’s 16th annual Regional Science and Technology Fair Thu, Apr 23rd, 2015

16th annual Regional Science and Technology Fair winnersSixty-five students presented their projects to the judges for a chance at the $1,590 in prize money.

New Horizons Forum to feature speakers and film on ALS Wed, Apr 22nd, 2015

The forum will be held at 6 p.m. in the Cappadonia Auditorium of the Orvis Activities Center and is open to the public. Admission is free; however, donations will be gladly accepted at the door.

New polo team thriving Fri, Apr 17th, 2015

Anna Campbell on a horse at a polo tournamentWohlschlegel added, “We also get to meet a lot of really amazing people through being on the polo team, like when we were at Yale, we met professional polo players who were there. We’ve also gotten a lot of opportunities to go to big polo games. The door is just open with this sport and it’s really quite amazing, the little community that polo has.”

64th annual Alumni Choral Concert Sunday, April 26 Wed, Apr 15th, 2015

Groups performing will include “Voices,” the college’s student choral group directed by Linda Staiger; the Alumni Jazz Singers; and the Alumni Choir. The concert is free and open to the public.

AIA Rochester Design Awards traveling exhibit on display at Alfred State through May 29 Wed, Apr 15th, 2015

students in hall viewing AIA Rochester Design Awards traveling exhibitThe work is on display in the Hall Gallery on the fourth floor of the Engineering Technology Building through May 29.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. leases land for Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing Center to SUNY Tue, Apr 14th, 2015

Julie Hart, President Dr. Skip Sullivan, and Dr. Craig ClarkThe Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. on Feb. 20 signed a contract that leases land on campus designated for the center to the State University of New York (SUNY) for 30 years. This move was required to allow the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program funds to be used to construct the building, according to Dr. Craig Clark, executive director and dean of the School of Applied Technology.

Student-crafted marionettes on display, up for auction Fri, Apr 10th, 2015

Nicole Barber, a digital media and animation major from Rochester, dances with one of the marionettesA silent auction of all the marionettes is held daily in the gallery from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Proceeds from the auction will go toward purchasing equipment for digital media and animation students.

Ninety-six employers, 690 students turn out for spring career fair Wed, Apr 8th, 2015

representative from Lamb & Webster Inc. shakes hands with a studentAccording to Elaine Morsman, director of Career Development at Alfred State, this year’s number of registered employers, 96, broke the college’s previous record total, 73, set last year. Employers came from as far away as California and Texas, with several also coming from Rochester and Buffalo.

Civil War exhibit on display at Hinkle Memorial Library Wed, Apr 8th, 2015

According to Michelle Margeson, secretary to the library director, Damrath has supplied the items on display, such as era clothing, camp gear, and a musket complete with a bayonet and ammunition. Annabel contributed his artwork to the exhibit.