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Alfred State College - Civic Engagement

Alfred State named a Lead Advisory Institution once again Wed, Oct 5th, 2016

“The recognition illustrates that our students learn not only about social issues,” Greg Sammons said, “but also how to apply knowledge in order to actively engage these challenges and directly be a part of the solutions in our communities.” 

Southern Tier communities are grateful for student volunteers Mon, Sep 26th, 2016

students speaking with representatives at the Community Involvement FairMany of the organizations present at the fair have benefited from a flood of Alfred State student volunteers and interns in the past, which is why they were looking to recruit Pioneers again.

Incoming students aid community during Community Action Day Wed, Aug 24th, 2016

Avion Smith and Joseph Perez work to remove a bush near a church A total of 93 incoming students took part in Community Action Day, held during the college’s annual Week of Welcome. Designed with new students in mind, the week includes a number of events that are intended to help students have fun, get involved, and feel at home.

More than 200 students ‘Spring Into Action’ for day of service Tue, Apr 26th, 2016

Juliana Krajewski and Abraham Kalamadeen paint a Victorian street light pole on Main Street The students participated in 25 projects at various locations such as churches, libraries, and service organizations in several communities including Alfred, Alfred Station, Almond, and Wellsville.

National Volunteer Week events planned Thu, Apr 7th, 2016

Giving back to the community and helping others are strongly focused on at Alfred State, and as a result, the college has a number of events planned for National Volunteer Week April 10-16.

Students volunteer out-of-state during spring break Fri, Apr 1st, 2016

Alfred State volunteers who worked with the Horry County Habitat for Humanity to build a house for a resident in Myrtle Beach, SC.From March 13-19, a group of 13 students worked alongside Horry County Habitat for Humanity in Myrtle Beach, SC, assisting in the ReStore thrift store and helping a family to build a new home.

Several honored during Celebration of Service Ceremony Fri, Feb 5th, 2016

2016 Spirit of Service Award winnersA number of Alfred State and Alfred University faculty, staff, students, and community members were recognized for their service to others Jan. 28 during the sixth annual Celebration of Service Ceremony at the Alfred Village Hall.

Leadership Suite initiative earns Certificate of Honorable Mention Mon, Nov 9th, 2015

The purpose of Alfred State’s 13 leadership suites, located in the Student Leadership Center, is to inspire students to discover their passion and make a difference. Suites are awarded to student organizations actively involved in exciting and meaningful civic engagement projects locally, regionally, and globally.

Three Upstate NY Colleges Come Together To Serve The Local Communities Wed, Oct 28th, 2015

5 student volunteers at Make a Difference Day: Celebrate Service, Celebrate AlleganyApproximately 500 local college students and volunteers from Alfred University, Alfred State, and Houghton College came together to perform a day of community service projects throughout Allegany County.

Leadership suites initiative recognized with NASPA 2015 Excellence Award Tue, Mar 10th, 2015

NASPA, the leading voice for the student affairs profession, has recognized Alfred State’s leadership suites initiative as a 2015 Excellence Award recipient within the Civic Learning, Democratic Engagement, Service-Learning, Community Service category.