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Alfred State College - Civic Engagement

WINS members raise funds, buy presents for family in need during holidays Tue, Jan 13th, 2015

students in WINS club with holiday presents that they wrappedFourteen members of the Women In Non-traditional Studies (WINS) Club assisted Santa in December by raising $193 through pop can and bottle returns and monetary contributions for an area family in need.

Alfred State honored for making a difference through community service Wed, Dec 10th, 2014

“Alfred State’s culture of civic engagement results in community challenges being addressed in a meaningful way,” Hilsher said, “even as student learning is enhanced through applied curricular and co-curricular experiences.”

Nov. 4 is Election Day Mon, Nov 3rd, 2014

If registered to vote in the village of Alfred, students can cast their ballots between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. at A.E. Crandall Hook & Ladder Company at 6 Main St., Alfred.

More than 200 Alfred State students among 500 volunteers for Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany Tue, Oct 28th, 2014

students participating in 2014 Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany“We had a much larger turnout this year than we did last year, which is very promising to see,” Perry said. “I felt this year went very well, the weather was absolutely beautiful, registration went quickly for how many people attended, and there were no problems with transporting people to locations.”

They scare because they care Mon, Oct 27th, 2014

Students had reached out to the Andover Haunted House Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that raises money for a number of local charities, about their interest in assisting with the haunted house.

Alfred State to enhance student political involvement, civic engagement through TurboVote Sat, Oct 18th, 2014

“Ultimately, the goal is to promote civic learning and advance civic action as a life-long practice, producing graduates committed to being informed, active citizens in their communities,” said Jonathan Hilsher, director of the Center of Civic Engagement at Alfred State.

Alfred State Named a Lead Institution in Civic Engagement by National Association Wed, Sep 10th, 2014

As a participating institution in NASPA’s initiative, Alfred State will continue to encourage students’ civic development through thoughtful community partnerships, engaging leadership opportunities, and democratic participation.

Local Students Embark on Civic Engagement Trip to Peru Mon, May 19th, 2014

“I want to make a difference and see how others live,” said McKenzie Mallaber, of Livonia, N.Y., a student in the human services management program.

Local Student Wins National Award for Civic Engagement Tue, Apr 15th, 2014

Kayla FranchinaAlfred State student Kayla Franchina, of Gerry, has recently been named a 2014 recipient of the Newman Civic Fellows Award from Campus Compact for her role in launching Project Prom Dress at Alfred State.

Two Western New York Colleges Put Civic Engagement into Action Tue, Jan 28th, 2014

MLK Jr. Dream Week Day of ServiceOn Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, Alfred State and Alfred University students braved the cold for a good cause—heading out into the community in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of social justice and civic engagement for their annual MLK Jr. Dream Week Day of Service.

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