When considering all factors in the Best Colleges rankings, Alfred State advanced seven spots, coming in at 12th place overall for regional colleges in the North, up from last year’s 19th ranking.
Visitors to the David A. Howe Library in Wellsville from Wednesday, Sept. 21 to Friday, Sept. 23 will have a chance to learn more about the history of Alfred State as part of Allegany County History Awareness Week, which runs from Sept. 19-25.
Dr. Jill Amati, chair of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, which houses the minor, said, “The psychology minor is a great addition for our students. It complements Alfred State’s baccalaureate programs and offers students the opportunity to specialize their degree plan in a way that relates to their major.”
For his role in developing a new environmentally friendly cooling system, Dr. Jon Owejan, an assistant professor in Alfred State’s Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department, has recently been nominated as a Campus Connector for the 2016 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Awards.
The canines were from the same Therapy Dogs International (TDI) Canisteo chapter that sends them and their handlers to the library during finals week for both the fall and spring semesters.
Alfred State recently welcomed 41 new faculty and staff members.
For the seventh year in a row, some Alfred State senior building trades: building construction students are heading south to put their skills to work helping those in need.
This year’s incoming class consists of 1,443 students from 61 of New York’s 62 counties and 19 additional states, plus 22 international students from 10 countries.
A total of 93 incoming students took part in Community Action Day, held during the college’s annual Week of Welcome. Designed with new students in mind, the week includes a number of events that are intended to help students have fun, get involved, and feel at home.
A recent survey of Alfred State graduates revealed 1,585 are leaders of their companies, located across the U.S.