The Alfred State College (ASC) Agriculture and Horticulture Department and the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Steuben County will sponsor the 39th annual Finger Lakes Dairy Judging Contest for Future Farmers of America (FFA) members as well as for 4-H members from local counties at the ASC college farm Tuesday, July 8, 2008.
Alfred State College is getting prepared to host the annual summer sports festival. The 2008 version of the sports festival will include the 27th annual day camp and the 40th learn to swim program. Alfred State coaches will also be sponsoring camps in Basketball, Volleyball, and Soccer.
Despite the chill and threatened rain of a June day, attendees at the celebratory groundbreaking for the new Construction Workforce Development Center on the School of Applied Technology campus of Alfred State College, attendees received a warm welcome from Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, as well as other members of the college community involved in
Alfred State College volleyball player Jenni Jerome (Syracuse/Westhill) has been named the Western New York Athletic Conference co-female freshman athlete of the year. Jerome helped the Lady Pioneers to the National Championship Tournament and a 36-6 record.
Threatening skies could not dampen the joy at Alfred State College recently as ASC alumna Barbara Becker, '47, of Corning, visited campus to participate in the dedication of a bench and perpetual garden in memory of her parents, Leo and Frances Becker.
Allegany Arc recently contributed $1,000 to the Khalid Ashraf Memorial Endowed Scholarship at Alfred State College. The scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Khalid Ashraf who was killed in an accident in June 2007. The money is a result of contributions Arc received as memorials in Ashraf's name after his passing last year.
The Alfred State College WINS Club (Women In Non-traditional Studies-though the club is open to all students) donated a check for $177.58 to the Anthony Carino Memorial Scholarship.
Friends, relatives, and colleagues of the late Alice Foust gathered on the Alfred State College campus recently to dedicate a bench and garden in her memory. Foust, who served as a cleaner on campus until her retirement in 2005, lost her battle with cancer last year.
What college in the United States has the prettiest "girls"? If the "girls" referred to are well-built, sleek, and shiny black-and-white cows, then the correct answer would be Alfred State College, a SUNY college of technology located in Western New York State. For the second year in a row, the Holstein dairy cows at Alfred State College have received the "pretty cow"
Cynthia Santora, Scio, director of Public Relations at Alfred State College, was recently presented with the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, the State University of New York's most prestigious honor. The award recognizes a member of the professional staff who has provided outstanding service to Alfred State College and demonstrates excellence in professional activities beyond the job description.
It took two years, but three members of the Alfred State College faculty and a friend capped the last 24 months spent growing their hair by cutting it to donate the tumbling tresses to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hairpieces to children under age 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.
Retirees of Alfred State College were honored recently at the school's annual recognition luncheon. Faculty and staff members who retired this year include,
Members of the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. Those honored for 30 years included,
Members of the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. Those ASC employees honored for 25 years included,
Members of the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. Those employees honored for 20 years included,
Members of the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. Those employees honored for 10 years received umbrellas and included,
Alfred State College recently announced promotions in the ranks of the professional staff.
Dr. Ronald R. Rosati, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Alfred State College, recently announced promotions in his area.
Stephen Richard, assistant professor, building trades, at Alfred State College, has authored a workbook: Workbook to Accompany Masonry Skills, 6th ed., published by Thompson Delmar Learning to be used in high schools, colleges, and training centers throughout the United States.
Lawrence ("Ed") Burns, State University of New York (SUNY) distinguished teaching professor, Mathematics and Physics Department, Alfred State College, was honored recently for his 40 years of service at the college.
Several Alfred State College faculty and staff members were honored recently at the College's annual recognition luncheon, as recipients of the Pioneer Award which recognizes those members of the organization who demonstrate the following characteristics: commitment to the mission and goals of the college, meaningful and measurable positive impact on the college, role modeling, and a high level of performance. The a