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More than 25 people from local industries, area governance, and regional colleges recently gathered in Alfred State’s brand-new Student Leadership Center to discuss one of the most potentially game-changing initiatives of the year—START-UP NY—a statewide program intended to attract new investors and entrepreneurs to New York with the promise of operating tax free for 10 years.
Dr. Nicholas L. Waddy, associate professor of History at Alfred State, has published his first novel, Jewel of the East, which is described as “a moving, masterful work of historical fiction, full of vivid characters, intense action, exotic settings, heartwarming romance, and wry humor.”
Alfred State’s Center for Community Education and Training is hosting a community drug and alcohol training on Oct. 18, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lake Lodge.The workshop will explore “Current Trends in Substance Abuse” with an emphasis on the resurgence of heroin use as well as synthetic marijuana and bath salts.
Dedicated to challenging the status quo in order to support the college’s focus on the environment, this fall, the dining team at Alfred State introduced two new processes that will positively impact the campus’s footprint—incorporating technologies like compostable packaging and reusable takeout containers.
On Sept. 27, 2013, a group of students, faculty, staff, local business leaders, and government officials looked on as Alfred State Interim President Valerie Nixon finally cut the ribbon on the newest addition to the Alfred campus—the Student Leadership Center.
The forum will be held in the Small Events Room of the Student Leadership Center (SLC 310) on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 7 p.m. An open conversation will follow Rezak’s prepared remarks. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Alfred State has been designated an official military friendly school by top-rated publisher Victory Media and G.I. Jobs Magazine. Alfred State is one of just 36 SUNY schools awarded the honor.
Their trip—from Sept. 22 to 29—starts in Longmont, Colorado, and ends in Riverside, California.
Alfred State is moving on up in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings—now 17 (up from 23) among top regional colleges and universities in the North. The college has also earned a fifth place ranking among top public schools in the North.
The 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.