Alfred State College - Campus News

Alfred State surpasses Relay for Life fundraising goal Tue, May 1st, 2018

several people walking in the gymnasiumStudents from both Alfred State and Alfred University, as well as local community members came ready to relay for 12 hours with a fundraising goal of $20,000. Altogether, 23 teams were able to surpass that goal. 

Hot Dog Day a ‘doggone’ good time Mon, Apr 30th, 2018

three students standing and smilingWith the beautiful weather, thousands of attendees came out to eat hot dogs, shop the stands of local vendors, and simply enjoy the community festival. In addition to the fun, the annual event also usually raises upwards of $10,000 for local charities, and this year was no exception.

Archery team earns 2nd-place finish in championship event Mon, Apr 30th, 2018

Jacob Pollock, Austin Zauner, and Joshua Harp holding a plaqueThe three-member Alfred State men’s bowhunter team consisted of Austin Zauner (construction management, Darien Center), Joshua Harp (surveying and geomatics engineering technology, Farmington), and Jacob Pollock (mechanical engineering technology, Franklinville).  

Student leads initiative to discourage use of plastic bags on campus Fri, Apr 27th, 2018

Peter York is pictured with one of the reusable bags Looking to the future, York said, “My end vision is to completely eliminate single-use plastic bags on Alfred State’s campus and create a sustainably minded culture while doing so.”

Binghamton Devils Career Fair a valuable networking opportunity for ASC students Thu, Apr 26th, 2018

several students sitting in front of the ice rinkJohn Lisec, an assistant professor in the Business Department, said the event provided a wonderful opportunity for Alfred State sport management students to interact with sport industry professionals and develop tangible opportunities for success and job placement.

BUV team earns third straight top finish in annual competition Wed, Apr 25th, 2018

three male students standing next to a basic utility vehicleThe victory marks the fifth time an Alfred State team has finished first in the competition. The college has also come in second four times since first entering the event in 2006.

Business students connect with industry professionals at FPA meeting in Rochester Tue, Apr 24th, 2018

several smiling studentsDuring this recent trip, 13 students attended a presentation from the meeting’s featured speaker, Kathleen Roth, CFP® CeFT®, president and co-founder of Waterstone Financial Services. After the presentation, the students were able to network with Roth and other professionals at the meeting. 

Three students honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards Mon, Apr 23rd, 2018

Helen Dean, Eric Eddy, and Cassandra RobbersReceiving awards from Alfred State were Helen Dean (business administration, Whitesville), Eric Eddy (culinary arts: baking, production, and management, Olean), and Cassandra Robbers (business administration, Almond).

Alfred State professionals present on first-year student program at national conference Fri, Apr 20th, 2018

The delegation from ASC included Cindy Thorp, academic success coach; Natasha Daniels, academic navigator; Troy Morehouse, director of Student Engagement; and Mallory Morehouse, associate director of Orientation and Family Programs.

Volunteers make a difference through civic engagement trips Thu, Apr 19th, 2018

seven female nursing studentsFor example, some Alfred State College (ASC) faculty and staff members recently led dozens of students on service trips to Myrtle Beach, SC; New Orleans, LA; and Yabucoa, Puerto Rico.