Alfred State College - Civic Engagement
Students enrolled in Alfred State College’s Building Trades programs responded to a request from Marsha Patrick, director of the Head Start Program for Steuben and Yates Counties, for a wheelchair ramp that was needed at its facility on Main Street in Hornell.
Three Alfred State College Building Trades students, Jake Vincent, Lakeview, Christopher Fronczak, Lancaster, and Evan Sheffer, Albion, have been chosen to participate in ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” show.
On Sept. 12, 33 Alfred State students, representing 11 different clubs and organizations, traveled to Gowanda to help clean up and facilitate repairs resulting from the damaging storms on Aug. 9 and 10 of this year.
When someone you love needs help, you don’t think about the cost of helping…you jump in with both feet to see what you can do.
This is exactly what Alfred State College student Jenny Brongo, Rochester, Construction Management Engineering Technology major, and her family do every year to raise money for Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization,
During the 2009 spring semester, members of Civic Engagement and Activism Headquarters (CEAH) at Alfred State College hosted the first "Fight the Yawn Up ‘til Dawn" program in support of St. Jude Children's Cancer Research Hospital. CEAH members were excited and happy to work with a national campaign supporting cancer research.
Alfred State College is making the US National Arboretum greener! Five students enrolled in Alfred State College's electrical construction and maintenance electrician program, accompanied by Assistant Professor Jeffrey Stevens, spent their recent spring break in Washington, DC, conducting a four-day workshop
Students at Alfred State College who are members of the WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies, though it is open to all students) recently raised money through pop can and bottle returns, enabling them to present a check for $50 to Both Your Hands (a nonprofit organization designed to connect caring communities with poor villages to create self sufficiency and pride in achievement).
The Alfred State College Nursing Department continued its "Pay It Forward" philosophy through the awarding of its third annual round of "Pay It Forward" scholarships, established during the fall 2005 semester and presented to this year's recipients, senior nursing students Carla Chamberlain, Andover; Laura Lindsey, Olean; and Michael Otugh,
The Civic Engagement and Activism Headquarters at Alfred State College conducted a food drive prior to Christmas during which the members collected four large boxes of food from the students of Alfred State College.
Alfred State College's (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently raised $250 through bottle and can returns and coin banks to buy presents for an area family sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo.