Alfred State College - Civic Engagement

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.

Thu, Jun 24th, 2010

Haiti Relief Trip Spring 2010Dr. Douglas Pierson, (VMD) Alfred State College assistant professor, Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Department, who previously lived and worked as a veterinary field worker in Haiti as part of Christian Veterinary Mission before joining ASC, coordinated a relief trip to Haiti after commencement.

Mon, Jun 21st, 2010

WINS Donates to Area Food PantriesThe WINS Club recently conducted its Spring fund raiser to donate money for perishable items to area food pantries. Three checks totaling $180 were sent to Alfred Station Food Pantry, the Salvation Army in Wellsville, and Steuben Rural Ministry.

Mon, May 24th, 2010

Car wash at Car Care Awareness DayAs part of National Car Care Month, students performed free checks of automobiles’ lights, fluids, tires, battery, belts and pulleys, and an under-hood inspection.

Mon, May 24th, 2010

Take Back the NightAlfred State College recently conducted a “Take Back the Night” program on campus to raise awareness about domestic abuse. More than 80 students marched through campus chanting “Take Back the Night, Alfred State Unite” following a slide show and reading of real sexual assault stories.

Tue, May 18th, 2010

Amman, Michael Putnam, and Linda Panter, shown before their spring shearingIt took two years, but three members of the Alfred State College faculty capped the last 24 months spent growing their hair by cutting it to donate the tumbling tresses to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hairpieces to children under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnos

Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

2010 BUVThe Alfred State College BUV (basic utility vehicle) team returned to prominence by winning first place in the Main Division of the 10th Annual National Basic Utility Vehicle Competition in Indianapolis, IN.

Mon, Apr 12th, 2010

Students building a houseThe “Scholarships for Haiti” program has been established to provide five scholarships in either its building construction or construction management engineering technology curriculums in an effort to help rebuild the infrastructure of the struggling island nation.

Tue, Apr 6th, 2010

Head Football Coach Mick Caba and his team will host a Bone Marrow Registry Drive on Wednesday, April 7 in the Student Gathering Place of the Central Dining Hall.  The drive will be held between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.


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