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Dresser-Recktenwald receives SUNY Human Resources award Thu, Oct 27th, 2016

Wendy Dresser-RecktenwaldPresented by the State University of New York Human Resources Association (SUHRA), the award recognizes achievement in improving the quality of programs and services to the university and/or his or her own campus through effective human resources (HR) practices.

Fifth annual Celebrate Service, Celebrate Allegany draws 300 student volunteers Wed, Oct 26th, 2016

Two female students holding a broom and a dust panCelebrate Service, Celebrate Allegany kicked off its fifth year this past Saturday and proved to be a huge success, as approximately 300 student volunteers from Alfred State, Alfred University, and Houghton College came together to engage in community service projects throughout Allegany County.

Honors Program students discover exciting journey of The Great Race Mon, Oct 24th, 2016

students in front of a truckHonors Program members learned details of the trip from the student team, including that lack of trailer space for the return trip at the end of the race required the students to drive to Alfred from Moline, thus completing a cross-country journey in the 1953 vehicle. Students were treated to a lap around campus in the vintage truck.

Alfred area police departments to host family barbecue Mon, Oct 24th, 2016

The event is at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25 and is convenient to both campuses at the corner where Alfred University’s Welcome Center and Alfred State’s main entrance sign are both located.

Vet tech students taking skill sets to Haiti following hurricane Mon, Oct 24th, 2016

Michelle Marinich with an animalAccording to Associate Professor of Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Doug Pierson, the students will travel to Les Cayes, where they will put their skills to use caring for residents’ animals by participating in mobile clinics and coordinating with the local veterinary agent.

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016 among best ever Fri, Oct 21st, 2016

students taking a selfie in front of a firework“I think the weekend was wonderful,” said Colleen Argentieri, director of Alumni Relations, and co-chair of the Homecoming and Family Weekend Committee. “Not only did the weather cooperate, but we could not have ordered a more perfect weekend, in terms of attendance.”

Scenic Pioneer Trail hiking system opens Fri, Oct 14th, 2016

President Dr. Skip Sullivan speaks during the ribbon-cutting ceremonyOffering 4.5 miles of trails and gorgeous views of nearby scenery, Alfred State’s Pioneer Trail system is now officially open.

Clean energy a top priority Fri, Oct 14th, 2016

“The college has a long history of being a leader in sustainability, including classroom instruction, building a Zero Energy Home on the Wellsville campus, and leading a $2.8 million NYSERDA grant on clean energy training across New York State,” said Dr. Craig Clark, vice president of Economic Development at Alfred State. “We look forward to continuing to lead through the REV process.”

Staff to help parents, students with financial aid process Oct. 15 Wed, Oct 12th, 2016

Students and parents can register by going to www.suny.edu/studentevents or by calling 1-800-342-3811. This workshop is open to all prospective college students and their families, including those who do not plan to attend Alfred State.

SAMC ribbon-cutting and 50th anniversary celebration scheduled Tue, Oct 11th, 2016

In 1966, Alfred State students and staff erect a sign in Wellsville as the first classes were held on the former Sinclair Refinery site.Classes began in Wellsville on Oct. 19, 1966 for 110 students enrolled in five programs taught by 10 faculty members. These five initial programs were automotive service, building construction, drafting, electrical service, and food service.