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Statue of Liberty tinsmith, Alfred State shaping a bright future for craftsmen Fri, Jul 29th, 2016

​Heaphy set up shop at the recent Allegany County Fair to tell his story that started when his great-grandfather opened a metal shop in Syracuse 124 years ago. Sharing his skills and talking with local residents about the need for young people to learn trades with hands-on education proved inspirational.

2016 orientation breaks records at Alfred State Fri, Jul 29th, 2016

President Dr. Skip Sullivan addresses a crowd of incoming students during orientationIn July, a total of 1,272 students, parents, and siblings came for orientation, including one session that peaked at 268 student participants, which is larger than any single orientation session in decades.

Blue and gold goes green with sustainability efforts Wed, Jul 27th, 2016

Glenn Brubaker, director of Facilities Operations at Alfred State, takes readings from the 18 kW photovoltaic arraysA number of environmentally conscious efforts have been or are being implemented at Alfred State.

Leadership minor available this fall Mon, Jul 25th, 2016

The minor is intended to expose students to existing courses and experiential credits (internship or practicum experiences) at Alfred State that focus on and/or include leadership topics. These students will be introduced to the Social Change Model of Leadership and mentorship opportunities.

Growing interest for Grasstravaganza Fri, Jul 22nd, 2016

Dr. Fred ProvenzaAlfred State is hosting Grasstravaganza Aug. 4-6, an event for farmers, conservationists, and consumers who are interested in soil health, grazing, and sustainable agriculture. The theme is “Healthy Soils, Healthy Animals, Healthy Farms,” and will feature presentations by nationally recognized grazing and soil health experts. 

Hackers beware: Alfred State students are on the case Fri, Jul 22nd, 2016

One of the reasons that Alfred State is such a terrific place for studying cyber security is the fact that students aren’t just learning the theory. They’re putting it into practice building networks, firewalls, access control lists, and more.

New program is first in the Northeast Thu, Jul 21st, 2016

motorcycle in front of Alfred State sign on Wellsville campusThe Associate in Occupational Studies degree program will prepare students for a career as a motorcycle/power sports/ small engine technician, incorporating a progressively challenging format and hands-on laboratories, using full-size functioning vehicles.

New students use Pokémon to explore the campus Wed, Jul 20th, 2016

Pokemon Go appIncoming students are catching more than just a glimpse of college life during Alfred State’s summer orientation, with the new Pokemon Go mobile game they are venturing across campus and making new friends along the way.  

Educators found Women Engineers are Pioneers group at Alfred State Fri, Jul 15th, 2016

Dr. Bond and Dr. Sprau CoulterAs assistant professors and co-founders of a group to encourage female student interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), Dr. Danielle Bond and Dr. Tabitha Sprau Coulter are igniting the imaginations of young women by showing students how rewarding and interesting engineering can be.

Sweating out the details of an Alfred State invention Tue, Jul 12th, 2016

l-r: Nathan DeMario, Dr. John Owejan, and Dr. Matthew LawrenceDr. Jon Owejan, assistant professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology, and Nathan DeMario, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering technology, have invented an advanced cooling system that doesn’t require a chemistry degree to understand how it works; it uses water instead of refrigerants to carry heat out of buildings.