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February 2013


Pioneer Woodsmen’s Take Two First Place Wins at Spring Opener
Wed, Feb 27th, 2013

Pioneer Woodsmen's Club 2013Pioneer Woodsmen’s won first place in the men’s division and first place in the mixed Jack and Jill division in the spring opener Collegiate Woodsmen competition held recently at SUNY Cobleskill, Feb. 16.

Students Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity to Host Pancake Breakfast, March 2
Tue, Feb 26th, 2013

Twelve Alfred State students who will be spending spring break in Horry County, SC, building houses as part of Habitat for Humanity's Collegiate Challenge program are raising funds for the trip, including $3,000 for materials and building supplies for the house construction.

Building Trades Students Return from Helping Long Island Home Owners Rebuild
Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013

Super Storm Sandy volunteersTen freshmen Building Trades students and instructor Jack Jones returned from a week of service in Long Island Feb. 8 where they spent five days helping home owners there prepare to rebuild homes destroyed by Super Storm Sandy last fall.

Standard Financial Aid Award Letter to be Used This Fall
Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013

Alfred State announced today that it will put in place a new, standardized Financial Aid Award Letter from the State University of New York beginning in March.

Alfred State Hosts SUNY Student Senate’s Meeting
Thu, Feb 21st, 2013

SUNY Student Senate with Alfred State administrationIn all, 28 SUNY Student Senate members, including a member of the SUNY Board of Trustees, traveled from Albany to attend the day-long conference which included campus tours and events planned by the Alfred State Student Senate.

Program on Best Practices in Law Enforcement Involving Dangerous Dogs and Dogfighting, April 23
Wed, Feb 20th, 2013

Cost is $39 and includes registration, a continental breakfast, and lunch. To register for this course, contact CCET at (607) 587- 4015 or email

College Council Recognizes Two University Police Officers for Heroic Works
Tue, Feb 12th, 2013

Anderson, Bingham, Richardson, and SammonsThe Alfred State College Council recently honored University Police Officer Mark Woodworth and Lieutenant Scott Bingham for two separate heroic actions they recently took in recent emergency situations.

Former Alfred State President Bill Rezak to Speak at New Horizons Forum – Feb. 27
Tue, Feb 12th, 2013

Dr. William Rezak, former Alfred State President, will talk about his new book, The Arab and the Brit – The Last of the Welcome Immigrants” at the New Horizons Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. in room 107 of the Physical and Health Sciences Building. The public is invited free of charge. An open discussion will follow.

Architecture Design Student Earns Kawneer/AIAS Competition Honors
Tue, Feb 12th, 2013

Kyle PerryAlfred State student Kyle Perry, of Frewsburg, a third-year Department of Architecture and Design, has earned an honorable mention award and a cash prize of $500 for his outstanding architectural design entry in the 2012 AIAS/Kawneer “Enlightened Libraries” Competition.

Ed Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers
Fri, Feb 8th, 2013

2013-14 Ed Foundation board membersThe Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., has announced new board members and officers for 2013-14.

Alfred State Welcomes New Faculty and Staff
Thu, Feb 7th, 2013

Several new faculty and staff members have joined Alfred State in the schools of Arts and Sciences; Architecture, Management & Engineering Technology; and Applied Technology as well as in the departments of Facilities Services, Student Life, Admissions, Library Services, Athletics, and Technology Services.

Students Recognized at Spirit of Service Event
Thu, Feb 7th, 2013

MLK awards ceremonyThe five winners of the Spirit of Service awards are Alfred State student Leslie Teagarden, Alfred resident Jeanne Hyland, Alfred University student Zachary Mazejka, Alfred University faculty member Becky Prophet, and Sandy Dennison, marketing director for Alfred State’s ACES.

Students to Mark Nat’l Court Reporting Week with Outreach to Local Veterans and More
Wed, Feb 6th, 2013

Court reporting and captioning students at Alfred State are marketing National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, Feb. 17-23 by participating in a national veteran’s oral history project coordinated by the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the leading organization representing stenographic court reporting and broadcast captioning professionals.

Dinner Theater Production of “12 Angry Jurors” set for March 7-9
Wed, Feb 5th, 2014

The Alfred State Drama Club invites you into the jury room for a dinner theater production of "12 Angry Jurors,” a play based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose titled “12 Angry Men” and adapted for stage by Sherman Sergel.

Call for Presenters for Upcoming Holistic Health and Wellness Expo at Alfred State
Wed, Feb 5th, 2014

To share your presentation ideas, email Libby Tsibulsky at

Kellogg Authors Short Story in New Anthology
Wed, Feb 5th, 2014

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a short story included in a new anthology of adventures about the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes. The volume, titled The Great Detective: His Further Adventures, is edited by noted mystery writer Gary Lovisi.

WINS Club Holiday Fundraiser Benefits Local Families through Steuben Rural Ministry
Mon, Feb 4th, 2013

WINS Club 2012Alfred State’s WINS Club (Women In Non-traditional Studies) recently conducted a holiday fundraiser, raising $180 through can and bottle returns and coin banks, to buy presents for two families sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo.

Alfred State Student Earns Pennsylvania Land Surveyors Foundation Scholarship
Mon, Feb 4th, 2013

Alfred State senior Dakota Cornell of Eldred, PA, was presented with the Pennsylvania Land Surveyors’ Foundation scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year last month at the organization’s annual conference in Hershey, PA.

Mardi Gras Dinner, Feb. 12
Mon, Feb 4th, 2013

Cost of the event is $17 for adults; $7 for children 10 and under. Proceeds from the event, which is sponsored by the Top Hat Club (the culinary honor society), will benefit the club’s activity fund. No reservations will be accepted.

Day-long Conference ‘Promoting Philanthropy: Applying Marketing Strategies in Development’, Feb. 27
Mon, Feb 4th, 2013

Scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Lodge, 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred, the program covers a variety of strategies for achieving fundraising success and is presented by a variety of accomplished speakers who will explore the diverse issues that challenge annual, major, and planned giving programs.

Poetry Reading with Dr. Juliana Gray set for Feb. 20
Mon, Feb 4th, 2013

Dr. Gray is an associate professor of English at Alfred University and the recipient of the 2010 Orphic Book Prize from Dream Horse Press and the 2010 Bea Gonzalez Prize for Poetry.

Need assistance with financial aid forms? Visit Alfred State on Feb. 9 for SUNY Financial Aid Day
Fri, Feb 1st, 2013

Alfred State is participating in SUNY Financial Aid Day, Saturday, Feb. 9. beginning at 9 a.m. in the EJ Brown Business Building, Room 414, on the Alfred campus.

Architectural models and prints on exhibit at Hinkle Memorial Library this month
Fri, Feb 1st, 2013

An exhibit of architectural models and process oriented digital prints is on display at the Hinkle Memorial Library Gallery throughout the month of February.