Pat Fogarty, College Council chair, told students, “There is more that you can do here than I could ever think of mentioning, but please, please get involved. My message is very simple: Join. Be doers. Go outside of yourself. Push the envelope. And then, you will be what Alfred State is all about: Pioneers.”
From 9-11 a.m. Sept. 12, as part of Homecoming/Family Weekend, the library will host an informal reception, during which time staff will be present to answer questions about the Hinkle Memorial Library Historical Exhibit in the gallery and to reminisce about the library and campus over the past 50 years. A complimentary continental breakfast will also be provided during this time.
“The weekend is all about bringing friends together to share stories and reminisce, as well as creating new memories, remembering the past, and celebrating the future,” said Colleen Argentieri, director of Alumni Relations and co-chair of the Homecoming/Family Weekend Committee. “It’s going to be a terrific weekend and we are expecting another record attendance.”
Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a new book titled “Barry Baskerville Traps a Thief.” The book, intended for young readers between the ages of six and 10, features color illustrations by noted Hawaiian artist Gary Kato.
The president began by talking to faculty and staff about superheroes they may have admired as a child, such as Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. He then showed a 3-D video featuring several Alfred State employees talking about who their favorite superhero was, and who their heroes are now.
Members of the US Army ROTC program at Alfred State took part in the opening ceremony of the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Sunday, Aug. 9.
As a program mentor, Burroughs said her main role was to work with a small group of 11 high school students, facilitating discussion and activities relating to their interests, goals, and plans for the future, and providing college admissions advisement.
The one-story, 2,972-square-foot, French country-style house will feature three bedrooms, a dining area, a spacious kitchen, an entertainment alcove, a laundry room, a small home office, two bathrooms, a covered rear porch with a fireplace, and a full basement.
The major was developed in response to inquiries about the availability of such a program at Alfred State, the popularity and success of similar programs at regional community colleges and peer colleges of technology, and opportunities for graduates to continue their education or to find employment across a broad job market. The demand and employment opportunities for graduates in criminal justice should remain steady well into the future.
“We feel especially honored to win these awards, notably the one for a recruitment piece,” Chambers said, referring to the viewbook, “as the recruitment and retention of students is one of the most important functions on campus.”