Alfred State College - Civic Engagement

Thu, Oct 25th, 2012

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.

Thu, Oct 25th, 2012

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.

Wed, Sep 26th, 2012

Community Garden volunteers“The purpose of the Alfred State Community Garden is to provide students and community members with hands-on experiences in sustainable agriculture techniques,” said Alfred State’s Chief Sustainability Officer Julian Dautremont-Smith. “The aim is to produce food locally and to reduce campus waste production by providing a site to compost food waste.”

Tue, Aug 28th, 2012

Semester of Service in Biloxi and New OrleansFourteen Alfred State building trades students began a 12-week project-based learning assignment Friday when they departed from the Alfred Campus for Biloxi, Mississippi.

Fri, Aug 24th, 2012

Students Erin Baum in HaitiEarlier this summer, the two most recent groups of students to travel to Haiti – 24 students in all – completed 10 days of work-intensive learning at the Haiti Health Ministry in Leogane.

Fri, Apr 27th, 2012

Eighty-three animals have been adopted from the Hornell Area Humane Society and 18 from the SPCA Serving Allegany County in Wellsville, NY. Eighteen of the adoptions were by faculty, staff, or students since August 2011.

Thu, Apr 5th, 2012

group of heavy equipment operations students during their spring breakThe team utilized heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavators, wheel loaders, and an articulated truck to redirect the Apalachin Creek stream bed and create a berm that will better control any future flooding.

Thu, Feb 23rd, 2012

Nursing Dept. Pay It ForwardThe Alfred State Nursing Department continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its sixth annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships, established during the fall 2006 semester and presented to this year’s recipients, Marlene Cocchetto, Arkport; Douglas Elliott, Arcade, and Meghan Walters, Branchport, who each received $150 and good wishes from the class of 2006.

Wed, Feb 15th, 2012

Shelby GadsdenAs a part of last month’s Dream Week activities, Alfred State and Alfred University coordinated a community service called Day of Service. Twenty-three students, staff, and faculty members from both campuses volunteered at various locations around the area, including, Turning Point Catholic Charities, Hornell; Jones Memorial Hospital and Manor Hills, Wellsville; and St. Jude’s Chapel, Alfred.

Tue, Feb 14th, 2012

President, students, cats, and Campaign 101 checkBecause the estimated cost of spaying/neutering 101 animals is $6,000, students hope to help offset that cost by having each Alfred State student contribute 101 pennies toward that goal. Students will be provided a pair of penny wrappers (donated by Steuben Trust) with a request that they are returned with 101 pennies inside.

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