Alfred State College recently hosted a Pesticides and Pollinators symposium. Maryann Frazier, extension entomologist from Penn State, conducted a morning session that examined the role played by pesticides in the decline of North American pollinators, particularly honey bees.
Alfred State College hosted Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), the New York Department of State (NYSDOS), and Southern Tier West Regional Development and Planning Board (STW) representatives on Wednesday, July 28, at the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville. The visitors met with ASC officials to review their partnerships with Alfred St
An appropriation of $500,000 was granted this week to Alfred State College pursuant to a request for funding to support a renewable energy technical training center. Now that the bill has been approved by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee and the full Senate Appropriations Committee, it will move forward to the Senate and Conference with the House and then to the President for signature.
Nine athletes with ties to the Alfred State College track and field teams will compete this week at the Empire State Games. The 2010 Summer Games will be held in Buffalo with most of the track events taking place at the University of Buffalo.
Alfred State College football player Pat White (Warren, OH) has signed his national letter of intent to continue his career at Youngstown State. White joins the Penguins and will compete in the Gateway Football Conference, a NCAA Division I football bowl subdivision program.
A steady decline in pollinator species has been noted for decades. Additionally, the increasing loss of honey bee colonies suffered by the commercial beekeepers that provide pollination services to commercial growers indicates that many food supplies are imperiled. A symposium on pollinators and pesticides will introduce attendees to some of the recent findings related to honey bee and pollinator losses.
Lisa Meaney, Victor, a senior in the health information technology program at Alfred State College, was recently awarded a $1,000 Bright Future Scholarship by the AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) Foundation.
Officials at Alfred State College are pleased to announce the establishment of a baccalaureate-level nursing degree (BS-N) at the college which will begin accepting students in August 2010.
Alfred State College is partnering with several Allegany County human services agencies to conduct an Allegany County Community Action Day, Saturday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The day is intended to coordinate volunteer groups and individuals to engage in meaningful, high-impact service projects in the Alfred and Wellsville communities; connect with neighbors, students, and fellow community members while making a difference; and build relationships with local non-profit agencies while actively supporting their missions.
Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of an article appearing in the most recent issue of PAPERBACK PARADE, a quarterly magazine published by Gryphon Books of New York. Titled “Philip Wylie’s Nuclear Nightmare,” the article states that writer Philip Wylie (1902-1971) was an expert on nuclear energy who wrote extensively about the perils of a global atomic war.