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The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed two new board members earlier this year, Carissa M. Knapp, of Belmont, and Sandra E. Sawyer, of Wellsville.
In the wake of both Colorado and Washington State’s legalization of recreational marijuana this January, Alfred State Professor Wayne Bensley met with members of the college’s Honors Program on Feb. 17 to explain these changes, delving into the history behind the laws, the financial and political factors of the decision, and even the chemistry of the drug itself.
The cost of attendance is $17 for adults; $7 for children 10 and under. Proceeds from the event will benefit Culinary Arts scholarships. This event is open to the public; no reservations will be accepted.
Mystery meets comedy in Alfred State Drama Club’s dinner theater production of the mystery-thriller parody, Loco-Motion, Commotion, Dr. Gorilla and Me, written by Tim Kelly and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The performance will run April 3-5 at Lake Lodge on 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred Station.
During the meeting the group discussed many topics pertaining to the students of SUNY, including child care, Long Island College Hospital (LICH), and the appointment of three new directors to SA’s executive cabinet.
The Alfred State Office of Student Records and Financial Services will participate in the annual SUNY Financial Aid Day, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m., in the EJ Brown Business Building, room 414, on the Alfred campus. This workshop is open to all prospective college students and their families, including those who do not plan to attend Alfred State.
Alfred State and Alfred University have been selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 in Irvine, California. The Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.
Eight Computer and Information Technology students were selected to compete in the upcoming Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense competition in New Hampshire
The Center for Community Education and Training is offering two new courses this April, featuring noted guest speaker Jim Crosby, a retired Jacksonville, Fla., police lieutenant. Crosby has professionally trained dogs, taught individual and group obedience classes, and addressed canine behavior problems since 1999.