Alfred State College - Civic Engagement
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.
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.
Ten 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.
The 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.
Alfred 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.
“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,
WINS member Carley Youngman of Spencerport, a junior in architectural technology and construction management engineering technology, helped collect a total of $194 for breast cancer research.
Thirty-seven Alfred State students, faculty and staff traveled to SUNY College at Old Westbury on Long Island last Thursday, Nov. 8, to spend the weekend helping the college recover from storm damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Alfred State has been listed among prestigious colleges and universities known for a commitment to civic learning and democratic engagement by NASPA, the leading organization for student affairs administrators in higher education.
Alfred State students will be among more than 400 student volunteers from Houghton College, Alfred University, and area high schools who will be participating in “Celebrate Service, Celebrate Allegany” on Saturday, Oct. 27.