Alfred State College - Civic Engagement

Tue, Apr 2nd, 2013

Alfred University and Alfred State are co-sponsoring a two-day visit to the community and campuses by scholar/lecturer Dr. Donald B. Kraybill, internationally recognized for his work on Anabaptist (radical movement of the 16th-century Reformation that viewed baptism solely as an external witness to a believer's conscious profession of faith, rejected infant baptism, and believed in the separation of church from state, the shunning of non-believers, and in simplicity of life) groups.

Mon, Mar 25th, 2013

Alfred State will be hosting “Project Prom Dress” on Saturday, April 20 in the Pioneer Lounge, Pioneer Center, on the Alfred State campus from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This event is for high school girls in the area who need a formal dress for prom season. Guests are welcome to come and ‘shop’ for a donated dress and leave with one of their choice at no cost to them.

Tue, Mar 12th, 2013

Alfred State has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest honors a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Mon, Mar 4th, 2013

WWII veteran Paul Gerling with daughter, Professor Sandra Gerling-Yelle (far right) and court reporting instructor Danielle Green (middle)Green transcribed Gerling’s oral account using the state-of-the art tools of court reporting professionals. The account was simultaneously transcribed and videotaped while Gerling was interviewed by his daughter, Professor Sandra Gerling-Yelle (Business Department).

Mon, Mar 4th, 2013

Check presentation for Super Kickball Extravaganza

The tournament will take place on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park (James Street Park). Participating teams represent local police and fire personnel, college students, and fraternal organizations.

Tue, Feb 26th, 2013

Twelve Alfred State students who will be spending spring break in Horry County, SC, building houses as part of Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge program are raising funds for the trip, including $3,000 for materials and building supplies for the house construction.

Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013

Super Storm Sandy volunteersTen freshmen Building Trades students and instructor Jack Jones returned from a week of service in Long Island Feb. 8 where they spent five days helping home owners there prepare to rebuild homes destroyed by Super Storm Sandy last fall.

Thu, Feb 7th, 2013

MLK awards ceremonyThe five winners of the Spirit of Service awards are Alfred State student Leslie Teagarden, Alfred resident Jeanne Hyland, Alfred University student Zachary Mazejka, Alfred University faculty member Becky Prophet, and Sandy Dennison, marketing director for Alfred State’s ACES.

Mon, Feb 4th, 2013

WINS Club 2012Alfred State’s WINS Club (Women In Non-traditional Studies) recently conducted a holiday fundraiser, raising $180 through can and bottle returns and coin banks, to buy presents for two families sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo.

Thu, Jan 3rd, 2013

Semester in the South 2012“These students are artisan craftsmen and they have catapulted this major renovation ahead by at least two years. We could never have imagined this amount of work being done so fast and so professionally. Their efforts are a real gift to this project and historic site,


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