Alfred State College - Campus News
Alfred State College held its 10th annual New York State postsecondary SkillsUSA competition on March 29, 2008. Sixty-four students from Alfred State College, SUNY Delhi, and the Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park) competed in 12 vocational and leadership skill areas.
The construction management technology program at Alfred State College has been granted reaccreditation by the board of trustees of the American Council for Construction Education. The program has maintained the stringent standards of ACCE and has proven to the board, through a visiting team of its peers and industry practitioners, that the program is worthy of reaccreditation.
There may be snow on the ground and a nip in the air, but the cropping season is well underway at Alfred State College. Thanks to new greenhouse and lighting technologies, the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Technology, located in the central Southern Tier, is growing vegetables year-round.
The campus community is saddened to learn of the death of Anthony Carino, who died Friday evening in a Rochester-area hospital. Cause of death has not been released by the hospital.
Anthony was a senior in Alfred State College's architectural technology program.
College officials-on behalf of the entire campus community-extend their deepest sympathy to Anthony's family and friends.
Alfred State College presents the 57thAnnual Alumni Choral Spring concert, under the direction of Anthony Cappadonia, ASC director of vocal music emeritus. The concert will be held Sunday, April 20, at 2 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center Auditorium on the Alfred State College campus.
The concert is open to the public free of charge and features the Alfred State College Alumni Choir; the Alumni Jazz Singers, the '87 Collegiate Quartet, and Andy's A cappella Armada.
A one-day workshop will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Alfred State College. Open to the public, the workshop will be of interest to area woodlot owners, students of agriculture and/or natural resource management, and others interested in learning about forest farming enterprises suitable for this area.
Alfred State College will celebrate the academic achievements of its students during the 24th annual Honors Convocation slated for Saturday, April 26, at 4 p.m. in the Orvis Gymnasium on the Alfred campus.
Alfred State College's University Police Department was recently awarded a grant in response to an application through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP).
About 150 professionals convened on the Alfred State College recently to attend the fourth annual Conference on Aging. Rose Marie Fagan, outreach coordinator, The Pioneer Network, who served as the morning's keynote speaker, discussed pioneering approaches to change the culture of aging from the traditional nursing facilities to a culture that is life affirming, satisfying, humane, and meaningful.
Students at Alfred State College were treated recently to a special dinner featuring main courses of steak, chicken, and shrimp fettuccini, served up by the college's top administrators.