Alfred State College - Campus News
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.
Alfred State College sponsored a "Get Your Ad Running" video contest during the just-completed spring semester. Using Alfred State College's tag line "Hit the Ground Running," contestants created a 30-second video showing why Alfred State College is the best place to get an education.
Culinary arts and culinary arts/baking, production and management students at Alfred State College competed in the 31st annual Culinary Arts Exposition, which featured an exhibit of Epicurean delights, earlier this spring.
Five professional chefs adjudicated the competition at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsv
Smiles were the order of the day, Thursday, May 8, when Alfred State College, its faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, students, friends from all walks of life, and SUNY (State University of New York) gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the school's founding.
More than 1,000 of local school children and their teachers attended Alfred State College's annual Kiddie Ag Day celebration sponsored by the faculty, staff, and agriculture students at the college.
Alfred State College employees once again participated in the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day in April. This event is open to employees' children, grandchildren, grandsons, nieces, and nephews between the ages of nine and 15.
Ronald P. Nasca, Hornell, has been appointed to the Alfred State College Council by the NYS Governor's Office.
Gregory Sammons, chief of police at Alfred State College, recently had an article published in Campus Law Enforcement Journal, March/April 2008 edition.
The article, "Do You Need More Officers? A Comprehensive Benchmarking Formula that Can Help You Make the Case," delineates the differences between campus and municipal police forces when determining the need for staffing.