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Alfred State College’s Woodsmen’s Club will host the inaugural “Pioneer Games” on Saturday, April 9, 2011, on the Alfred State College campus.

In keeping with its mission to educate the College and the local community about the ideals, tools, and techniques of the competitive lumberjack community, the Pioneer Woodsmen’s Club invites the public to the first Annual Pioneer Games between the MacKenzie Complex and the Engineering Building on the Alfred campus." data-share-imageurl="">

Alfred State surges ahead in energy efficiency Tue, Aug 23rd, 2016

Mike SmithThrough evaluating building-by-building benchmarks, the college as a whole performed very well in the Preliminary Energy Analysis report which was not weather-normalized. According to the analysis, out of seven similar-sized SUNY campuses, Alfred State’s energy consumption is noticeably lower than five of them, and ties results for first place.

Blue and gold goes green with sustainability efforts Wed, Jul 27th, 2016

Glenn Brubaker, director of Facilities Operations at Alfred State, takes readings from the 18 kW photovoltaic arraysA number of environmentally conscious efforts have been or are being implemented at Alfred State.

Team Alfred earns two awards in Solar Decathlon competition Wed, Oct 28th, 2015

Ryan Kozlowski surrounded by solar panels on top of Team Alfred’s entry in the 2015 US Dept of Energy Solar Decathlon“This was an excellent opportunity for Alfred State and Alfred University students to display their talents and abilities on a national scale,” Richardson said. “They were also able to receive a valuable hands-on learning experience unlike any other, which will undoubtedly benefit them in their careers once they graduate.”

The U.S. National Arboretum Gets a Boost from Renewable Energy Fri, Nov 15th, 2013

U.S. National Arboretum 2013“I cannot express how proud I am of the students, for their exemplary work ethic, professionalism, attention to detail, and overall excellence throughout the entire project,” Stevens says. “The students have demonstrated Alfred’s excellence in education.”

Alfred State Expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Wind Turbine Fri, Sep 13th, 2013

New Wind TurbineThe newest member of Alfred State’s growing renewable energy family is currently catching the breeze above campus—a 100 kilowatt grid-tied wind turbine that will offset some of the college’s electricity usage. The turbine came online just a few weeks ago and is already producing clean, green energy.

Alfred State Treks to China for the 2013 Solar Decathlon Mon, Aug 12th, 2013

solar-powered home for the 2013 Solar Decathlon in ChinaTeam Alfred designed their home to go beyond what previous decathlon homes had done, combining cutting-edge engineering with traditional Chinese architecture, and they succeeded, walking away with a first-place award in energy balance and an incredible hands-on work experience.