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Game and interactive design programs coming to Alfred State in fall 2019
Thu, Dec 20th, 2018

Course work in these majors will cover the breadth of interactive design from AAA (triple A) game titles to the interactions of application interfaces. Skills developed are applicable to the growing fields of user experience (UX) design, application design, web design, data visualization, and interactive entertainment.


Alfred State reflects on top stories for 2018
Wed, Dec 19th, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Alfred State College is taking a look back at some of its biggest stories from the year, from the introduction of a new logo and mascot, to completion of the first phase of the MacKenzie Makeover, and more. 


University Police raises money for ACCORD and Cancer Services
Tue, Dec 18th, 2018

Lt. Scott Bingham presents Rod Ballengee a checkRecently, Lt. Kris Bianchi and Communications Specialist Jaime Howe led an effort that raised more than $300 for the ACCORD Community Action Angels program, which helps community members in need of housewares, school supplies, personal care items, and holiday assistance.


Hunt Seat Team riding high after great season
Tue, Dec 18th, 2018

girl riding a horseLed by Captain Danielle Verplank, business administration, Marion, the team earned a total of nine ribbons, while showing at Cornell University (twice), Rochester Institute of Technology, and Nazareth College. 


De-Stress Fest helps Alfred State students relax before finals
Fri, Dec 14th, 2018

four students in the SLC buildingNamed the “De-Stress Fest,” this event took place in the Student Leadership Center and featured a number of festivities, including live music by Residence Director Rob Privitera, a free hot chocolate bar, therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International, Legos, bracelet-making, free food, free T-shirts, and much more.


NFTA donates bus to Alfred State for hands-on learning opportunity
Fri, Dec 14th, 2018

several people standing in front of a busStudents in Alfred State College’s heavy equipment: truck and diesel technician program are now able to take their applied learning to the next level thanks to a recent bus donation by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA). 


ASC students inducted into National Society of Leadership and Success
Thu, Dec 13th, 2018

More than a dozen Alfred State College students recently became members of the National Society of Leadership and Success during an induction ceremony held in the Orvis Activities Center Auditorium.


MCAA names Alfred State its newest student chapter
Thu, Dec 13th, 2018

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) recently welcomed Alfred State College as its 59th student chapter.


Alfred State student attends Michelle Obama’s live book tour in Brooklyn
Wed, Dec 12th, 2018

group of students wearing blue t-shirts and holding books“I would not have wanted to spend my birthday any other way,” she said. “I got to see the former first lady in person! Not many can say that.”


Unique agricultural automation major offered
Tue, Dec 11th, 2018

Classes for this unique new associate degree program, titled agricultural automation and robotics, will begin in the fall 2019. Students in this major, the only one of its kind in the US, will receive hands-on experience with automated milking equipment, as well as class work in both agriculture and engineering.


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