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Alfred State connects with local businesses to help with face mask production

Face masks created from 3D printersUtilizing the technology and resources available on campus, Alfred State College is teaming up with local businesses to help fill the need for more face masks for healthcare workers and essential employees.

Utilizing the technology and resources available on campus, Alfred State College is teaming up with local businesses to help fill the need for more face masks for healthcare workers and essential employees.

According to Kevin Tucker, instructional support associate in the Architecture and Design Department, the college began producing masks in the Digital Fabrication Lab in the Engineering Technology Building on April 7.

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Architecture students present at ATP Conference in Washington

Architecture students at ATP ConferenceAlfred State College recently joined 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities at the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Symposium in Washington, DC, to present The Urban Design Studio’s community visualization study of the village of Bolivar.

Alfred State College recently joined 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities at the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Symposium in Washington, DC, to present The Urban Design Studio’s community visualization study of the village of Bolivar. 

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Architecture students to deliver new vision for Bolivar

Alfred State architecture students will unveil their vision for a revitalized downtown Bolivar at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the Bolivar-Richburg High School gym.

Alfred State architecture students will unveil their vision for a revitalized downtown Bolivar at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the Bolivar-Richburg High School gym.

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Distinguished Architect Duo Dickinson to speak at Alfred State Sept. 23

Duo DickinsonDickinson’s talk will take place at 5 p.m. in room 215 in the Engineering Technology Building on the Alfred campus. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Award-winning Architect Duo Dickinson is coming to Alfred State on Monday, Sept. 23 to deliver a presentation titled, “Why Are We Doing This?: 21st Century Architecture.”

Dickinson’s talk will take place at 5 p.m. in room 215 in the Engineering Technology Building on the Alfred campus. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

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Alfred State’s Bachelor of Architecture program granted full accreditation

Architecture student Shannon FayAlfred State College is proud to announce that its five-year Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) program recently obtained full accreditation status from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). 

Alfred State College is proud to announce that its five-year Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) program recently obtained full accreditation status from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

NAAB is the sole agency authorized to accredit US professional degree programs in architecture. Alfred State’s Bachelor of Architecture degree was issued a full three-year term of accreditation, which is the maximum possible term when transitioning from candidacy status.

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Architecture students honored for entries in International Design Event

three students standing in front of treesThree Pioneers came away with honors, including a second-place award and two honorable mentions.

A third-year class of Alfred State architecture students studying in Sorrento, Italy, recently participated in the second annual HOME: International Design Event developed and coordinated by architect and author Duo Dickinson, FAIA. Three Pioneers came away with honors, including a second-place award and two honorable mentions.

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Architecture students present at ATP Conference in Washington

group of students and professors standingThe 2018 ATP symposium was held at the Crystal City Marriott in Arlington, VA, and featured 150 students representing 15 schools from 11 Appalachian states. The team from Alfred State included fourth-year students in Design Studio 5: Urban Studio.

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently hosted eight Alfred State College students at the 18th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) symposium.

Supported and organized by the Center for Appalachian Studies and Services at East Tennessee State University, ATP is an applied-research training program for college and graduate students to design community-based economic development initiatives across the Appalachian Region as part of a school-based curriculum.

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Student Joseph Ferreri appointed student architect licensing advisor

Joseph FerreriFerreri, an architecture major from Marion, will join Professor William C. Dean, RA, AIA, the department’s faculty architect licensing advisor, in providing information and guidance on experience and registration to the department’s 170 architecture students.

It’s never too early for architecture students to start thinking about professional licensure. That’s why Alfred State College’s Department of Architecture and Design is taking all of the steps necessary to help make information on how to become a registered, practicing architect widely accessible to students.

ASC students from Geneseo awarded CAI scholarships

The Construction Advancement Institute (CAI) ScholarshipAlfred State College’s own Abigail Campbell and Justin Campbell, both of Geneseo, were recently awarded scholarship grants from the Construction Advancement Institute (CAI).

Alfred State College’s own Abigail Campbell and Justin Campbell, both of Geneseo, were recently awarded scholarship grants from the Construction Advancement Institute (CAI).

Altogether, CAI awarded $45,000 in grants to nine regional undergraduate students who are enrolled in engineering, architecture, construction technology, construction management, or other related programs this fall.

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ASC graduates ready to launch careers

Kacie Matuszak at a table with papers​Kacie Matuszak, of Henrietta, is also starting work in the construction industry. Before even earning her bachelor’s degree in architecture, she has a position waiting for her at Pathfinder Engineers & Architects, based in Rochester.

With commencement set for Sunday, May 13, Alfred State College (ASC) seniors are preparing for their next steps. For a majority of ASC graduates, it’s a seamless transition from school life to the working world.

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