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Nursing program celebrating 50th anniversary Fri, Dec 2nd, 2016

Group of retired nursing facultyLike clockwork for 20 years now, past faculty members of the Alfred State Nursing Department have returned to the Southern Tier in the fall for a reunion. This year, they had even more reason to celebrate, with the college’s first nursing program marking its golden anniversary.

Preventing and addressing workplace harassment training set for Dec. 14 Thu, Dec 1st, 2016

Wendy Dresser-Recktenwald, senior director of Human Resources and the Center for Community Education and Training, said, “Alfred State is once again pleased to bring a high-quality expert on this subject to the Southern Tier to train our businesses. Sara Visingard has extensive experience in nonprofit law and we are excited to have her with us.”

International Education Week highlights cultural diversity Thu, Dec 1st, 2016

students and staff holding signs that say hello in different languages, many different flagsCelebrating the many different cultures represented at Alfred State, as well as the benefits of international education and exchange, the college recently hosted a weeklong series of events to coincide with International Education Week (IEW). 

Applied learning prepares Alfred State students to ‘Hit the Ground Running’ Mon, Nov 28th, 2016

two students outside with survey equipmentAlfred State has long been a recognized leader in applied learning, and is now the first State University of New York (SUNY) college to require this form of “learning by doing” among its official Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLO) for every student on campus. The college has also identified the enhancement and expansion of applied learning as a primary goal in its new Strategic Plan.

Kaitlyn Brown named associate director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Wed, Nov 23rd, 2016

Kaitlyn BrownAs the associate director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations, Brown reports to the director of Alumni Relations and works closely with the director of Annual Giving, assisting both with the advancement initiatives and projects for the college.

Equal opportunities in education and in contracts Wed, Nov 23rd, 2016

Alfred State Controller Joe GreenthalAlfred State has once again met a goal set by SUNY for 30 percent or more of its discretionary spending to be with minority- and women-owned business enterprises. Greenthal described how difficult it can be to effectively encourage these new vendors, while juggling additional priorities.

Winter concert to take place Dec. 2 Mon, Nov 21st, 2016

The Performing Arts Department would like to invite you, your family, and friends to a free combined vocal and instrumental music winter concert on Friday, Dec. 2, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center’s Cappadonia Auditorium.

‘Spirit of Unity’ event brings together Alfred State community Mon, Nov 21st, 2016

Kassie Buffham, a forensic science technology major from West Monroe holds up a postcard expressing her dream for a better future The college’s “Spirit of Unity” event invited all in attendance to socialize, decompress, and fill out a postcard beginning with “Dear America: I hope” stating their hope and vision for making the country better.

Business professor, retired judge Damrath meets with Honors Program students Fri, Nov 18th, 2016

Joseph Damrath with students in the Honors ProgramFollowing a brief explanation of the local, county, and state court systems, Damrath, first elected in 1989, told students of the satisfaction he felt serving as judge in the same community for nearly three decades.

Students learn self-defense in Rape Aggression Defense class Thu, Nov 17th, 2016

students and instructors at Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classThe course was hosted by the University Police Department and taught by Officer Corwin Mackney and Campus Public Safety Officer Jennifer Chiaino, both of whom are nationally certified RAD instructors.