Alfred State College - Green News

Thu, Sep 3rd, 2009

BP BuggyBritish Petroleum (BP) visited the Wellsville campus of Alfred State College recently to present the School of Applied Technology with a “BP Buggy,” a solar-powered all-terrain vehicle for use in the college’s alternative energy programming. On hand from BP to turn over the keys were Eric Larson, the environment business manager at Wellsville for BP’s Remediation Management;

Fri, Aug 21st, 2009

solar panelsInterstate Renewable Energy Council recently published an article titled Alfred State College/SUNY College of Technology: Going Green and Loving It.

Tue, Jul 7th, 2009

Laundry, the bane of college existence, will be become more environmentally-friendly, if not more enjoyable, at Alfred State College this fall. The largest laundry room on campus in the MacKenzie Complex has been completely updated and the results will fit in nicely with the college’s green initiative.

Fri, Jun 19th, 2009

Alfred State College (ASC), seven partners including six NYS community colleges, and the Association of Builders and Contractors (ABC) - Empire State Chapter - have formed SUNYGREENSNY. This initiative grew out of the efforts and recommendations of NYS Gov. David Paterson's Renewable Energy Task Force. As a result, SUNYGREENSNY has been awarded a $2M grant from NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) to develop clean energy technology training across the state.

Thu, Apr 2nd, 2009

installation of a 1 kW solar (electric) arrayAlfred 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

Tue, Mar 24th, 2009

Read a release from the Washington Times: Arboretum Installs Solar Irrigation System

Wed, Feb 25th, 2009

ASC emergency sirenAlfred State College, in its continuing efforts to ensure the safety of its students, faculty, and staff recently added another piece to its comprehensive emergency notification system. 

Essi Corp., a company based in Broussard, LA, supplied Alfred State with a 133db outdoor, omni-directional warning siren which emits a 360 degree beam of sound on a horizontal plane. 

Wed, Feb 11th, 2009

House number 47 built in 2007 by Alfred State College studentsThe Applied Technology Campus of Alfred State College has begun construction on the 50th house built by students in various construction-related programs on campus and underwritten by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the A

Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

photovoltaic system installAlfred State College is leading the way in sustainable energy use with its new 5100 watt (5.1 kW) photovoltaic grid intertie system, which is now powering the library and administration building of the School of Applied Technology in Wellsville. Since the system mimics one a homeowner would use, these buildings were chosen because they best represent a residential home in terms of a year's electr

Tue, Nov 4th, 2008

President Dr. John M. Anderson greets the counselorsThe Admissions Office at Alfred State College recently hosted scores of regional school counselors, directors of guidance, and college advisers during "SUNY Operation Inform 2008."


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