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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.

“It Takes a Village” effort brings Green Dot Bystander Intervention Initiative to Alfred community Tue, Oct 11th, 2016

community members at Terra Cotta Coffee House for Green Dot trainingGreen Dot is a program that asks its participants to imagine a map of their community, and how every time there is an instance of interpersonal or sexual violence, a Red Dot would be placed on the area in which that occurred.

Dr. Kellogg authors new book on boy detective Barry Baskerville Thu, Oct 6th, 2016

Barry Baskerville’s Blue Bicycle cover image“Barry Baskerville's Blue Bicycle” shows children how close observations and logical deductions can improve their problem-solving skills. The hero of the story is a precocious youngster named Barry Baskerville who dreams of becoming a great detective like Sherlock Holmes.