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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.

Second annual golf tournament raises $27,000 Fri, Jul 8th, 2016

Kevin Mazanec, Charise Nankivell, Mikey Smith, and (team captain) Steve SmithHeld June 17 at the Twin Hickory Golf Club in Hornell, the second annual tournament began with a 10 a.m. shotgun start and featured a Captain and Crew format. The members of the winning team were Steve Smith, Charise Nankivell, Mikey Smith, and Kevin Mazanec. 

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor Program available through Alfred State, CCET Thu, Jul 7th, 2016

All courses within the program will be offered online, with the exception of “Skills Seminars,” which allow students to practice what they have learned. Course topics range from overview of the addictions field; to individual counseling; to assessment, evaluation, and problem identification; and more.

Alfred State masonry student third in the nation at SkillsUSA Championship Thu, Jun 30th, 2016

Trevor Huntley, masonry, Conklin, earned a bronze medal in the masonry category for placing third against competitors from across the country. Andrea Koston, culinary arts: baking, production and management, Rochester, also earned a top 10 national finish, coming in fifth place in the commercial baking category.

Packard participates in Advanced Placement Program Reading Mon, Jun 20th, 2016

Dr. Earl PackardThis was Packard’s 14th consecutive year of serving in this capacity. He was one of about 900 high school and college mathematics educators from around the world who scored the free-response questions for approximately 435,000 students who took the AP calculus exam. 

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