Alfred State College - Civic Engagement

Fri, Feb 18th, 2011

Panter, right, presents Babcock with the scholarship.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.

Tue, Feb 15th, 2011

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.

Mon, Feb 14th, 2011

Danielle Lawrence with her cookie creationsDanielle received 240 orders of two cookies each, meaning 480 cookies to be baked, hand-decorated, packaged, and delivered! More than 55 hours of planning and work went into the project. As a result of all the hard work, $246.65 was added to the building fund.

Tue, Feb 1st, 2011

WINS Club members with presentsAlfred State College’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently conducted its annual fund raiser to buy presents for a local family sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo. Clothing donations and household items were also received from the Alfred State community.

Thu, Dec 16th, 2010

A campus campaign for Toys for Tots raised $1,800+ to make local children’s lives a little merrier (2010).Santa’s helpers at Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology in Wellsville have been very busy.  A campus campaign for Toys for Tots raised $1,800+ to make local children’s lives a little merrier this season.

Wed, Dec 15th, 2010

WINS Club Raises Funds to Donate to Alfred Station Food PantryAlfred State College’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently conducted a fall fund raiser to donate $122 for perishable items to the Alfred Station Food Pantry.

Wed, Nov 17th, 2010

Community service project at Association for College Unions International (ACUI) conferenceEight Alfred State College students attended an ACUI (Association for College Unions International) conference where, for a portion Saturday, the students participated in a community service activity.

Fri, Aug 27th, 2010

The response of Alfred State to the disaster went far beyond financial donations given from a distance. A group of 21 select Alfred State students spent their spring semester preparing to visit Haiti to offer their assistance in a very tangible “hands-on” fashion. This article tells their story.

Tue, Aug 24th, 2010

Bon voyage to those spending the "Semester in the South"In a new take on study abroad, Alfred State College senior carpentry students enrolled in the College’s Building Trades programs embarked on a “Semester in the South” where they will use the skills they acquired during their first year of study to help rebuild two cities ravaged by Hurricane Katri

Thu, Jul 8th, 2010

Alfred State College is partnering with several Allegany County human services agencies to conduct an Allegany County Community Action Day, Saturday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The day is intended to coordinate volunteer groups and individuals to engage in meaningful, high-impact service projects in the Alfred and Wellsville communities; connect with neighbors, students, and fellow community members while making a difference; and build relationships with local non-profit agencies while actively supporting their missions.

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