Alfred State College - Civic Engagement
Just as most college students are planning for some fun in the summer sun, 23 Alfred State College students are heading for the tropics of Haiti to lend a hand (or 46) in the rebuilding of that island nation, more than a year after the devastating January 2010 earthquake.
Five baccalaureate-level mechanical engineering seniors at Alfred State College, under the guidance of their project advisers, competed in the 11th annual BUV (basic utility vehicle) competition recently in Indianapolis.
Students began preliminary work on the Marina Piccola project, focusing on enhancing the experience of the port as the gateway to Sorrento through rehabilitation of many of its older existing buildings as well as through the creation of several new features.
“Over 200 participants, forming 20 teams comprised of students, faculty and staff members, and community participants, collected $10,114.99 from their sponsors for cancer research,” said Kehoe.
The Student Leadership through Civic Engagement Award, will be presented to those students who have (co)led exemplary academic and/or co-curricular initiatives that demonstrate a commitment to engaging in the community—locally, nationally, or globally—through service, volunteerism, or some other for
As part of National Car Care Month, students performed free checks of automobiles’ lights, fluids, tires, battery, belts and pulleys, and an under-hood inspection.
Members of the 2011 graduating nursing class made personal donations as a Pay It Forward gesture toward a benefit held in memory of Jaden’s brother, Kylan, who passed away during the fall 2010 semester.
More than 45 freshmen and seniors enrolled in the electrical construction and maintenance electrician program at the School of Applied Technology have donated their Saturdays to rough wire the Comfort House of Allegany (Hart House) which is planned as a home to provide care and ass
The Alfred State College Nursing Department continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its fifth annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships, established during the fall 2006 semester and presented to this year’s recipient, senior nursing student Laura Babcock, Wellsville.
The web applications and applied database management classes revamped the Allegany County Historical Society's Web site.
Additionally, the web programming I class developed a Web presence for the Canisteo Community Support Group, Inc., an organization that raises funds for local causes and manages two local events: Christmas in the Village and Crazee Daze.