Alfred State College - Campus News

From Egypt to Allegany County: Alfred State College’s El Sayed has ‘best of both worlds’ Mon, Oct 22nd, 2018

Hady El Sayed“Working here has proved that the reputation actually is real,” El Sayed said. “Everybody is helpful and is working toward a well-defined mission. I love the unity and cohesiveness.”

ASC prof shares Lumen Prize for Digital Art Tue, Oct 16th, 2018

an open book under a piece of glass with a red light shining on itJeremy Speed Schwartz, an associate professor in the Digital Media and Animation Department, was part of a group of artists that recently received a Lumen Prize for Digital Art.

Pioneer Pride Strong at Homecoming and Family Weekend Wed, Oct 10th, 2018

group of male students outsideNumerous students, alumni, faculty, and staff came out to celebrate and display their Pioneer Pride during Alfred State College’s 2018 Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Vet tech, HIT programs among top 10 in the nation Tue, Oct 9th, 2018

two female vet students in lab with a dogAlfred State College (ASC) recently had two of its programs - veterinary technology and health information technology (HIT) – ranked in the top 10 in the nation. In addition, several ranking sites have rated the college highly when comparing all US schools offering these and other programs within the School of Arts and Sciences.

UB, Alfred State lead effort to bolster clean energy workforce development Fri, Oct 5th, 2018

“Alfred State College is thrilled to work with UB to meet the needs of the clean energy workforce,” says Kristin Poppo, Alfred State provost. “For years, we have emphasized sustainable practices in applied curricula in the trades and engineering technologies. Together with UB, we can meet all aspects of the emerging clean energy workforce with a pathway for learners, from applied associate degrees all the way up to PhDs in engineering.”

Pizza Pioneer opens on campus Fri, Oct 5th, 2018

female student eating a slice of pizzaPizza and college students go together like the sun and the moon, and Alfred State College’s new Pizza Pioneer dining location officially opened with a galaxy of rave reviews. The new dining hot-spot is located at 10 Elm, which is also home to Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Service’s (ACES) Fresh Market and Café. 

Oktoberfest dinner set for Oct. 18 Fri, Oct 5th, 2018

The cost of the meal is $17 for adults and $8 for children 10 and under. No reservations will be accepted.

Hundreds of students take part in ASC’s Ag Skills Contest Thu, Oct 4th, 2018

Alfred State College recently hosted 350 Future Farmers of America students from 21 western New York high schools for the 32nd annual Agriculture Skills Contest.

VP for Student Affairs Sammons earns doctorate Thu, Oct 4th, 2018

Gregory SammonsSammons successfully defended his dissertation, “Our Right to Know: How Campus Police Chiefs Experience the Clery Act” and subsequently completed all requirements to graduate with a Doctorate in Education (EdD) in organizational leadership.

Students flock to Alfred State for WNY Student Leadership Conference Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

Darren Cotton, founder of University Heights Tool Library, speaking in front of an audienceThe students took part in the 2018 Western New York Student Leadership Conference, engaging in a number of educational sessions and learning about such topics as civic engagement, finding your voice as a student, free speech on college campuses, personality assessments, and more.

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