Alfred State College - Civic Engagement
“Our recent trip to Haiti was life changing. Working alongside the Haitians to help rebuild their country allowed us to see how much you can change someone’s life by even the small things. The progress that has been made within a year is moving slow, but steady, " states Chanel Wright, executive assistant to the president, Alfred State College.
“The students made a big impact on the garden space by installing a slate patio around a gazebo that had been relocated to the garden space because of construction on campus,” explained Ashley Kehoe, director of Civic Engagement and Student Leadership programs.
Alfred State was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty, and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.
Alfred State College 2011 business administration graduate Rina Taguchi, Saitama, Japan, was recently cited for her role in spearheading a fundraising initiative that garnered $4,669.22 for her native Japan following the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor accidents which have ravaged that country si
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.