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August 2013


Packard Selected to Participate in AP Program Reading for 11th Consecutive Year
Thu, Aug 29th, 2013

Dr. Earl Packard, a Hornell native and professor in the Alfred State Mathematics and Physics Department, was selected to participate in the College Board’s Annual AP Reading in calculus again this summer—it will be his 11th time serving in this capacity.

Unique Residence Hall Competition Launched
Thu, Aug 29th, 2013

“This exciting new program is a way to boost student participation in the many civic engagement, sustainability, and wellness activities we organize on campus,” says Julian Dautremont-Smith, Alfred State’s Chief Sustainability Officer. “It has the potential to really help build a culture of service, health, and environmental responsibility among students.”

Alfred State Welcomes New Presidential Candidates
Wed, Aug 28th, 2013

The Alfred State community eagerly awaits the arrival of five presidential hopefuls slated to begin arriving the second week of September. The candidates for Alfred State President will be on campus between September 9, 2013, and September 24, 2013, touring the college community and meeting with stakeholder groups, including the College Council and boards, President’s Council, students, faculty, and staff.

Alfred State Rings in the New Semester with New Faculty and Staff
Tue, Aug 27th, 2013

Just in time for the fall 2013 semester, Alfred State welcomes a crop of new faces to its ranks. New hires include:

Ten Alfred State Students Attend President Obama’s Speech
Thu, Aug 22nd, 2013

On Thursday, August 22, 2013, 10 Alfred State students—Pernell Celestine, Migdalia Colon, Izamar Rivera, Roain Saunders, Miracalle Taylor, Miho Iba, Fuzuki Koshizawa, Yohei Koyama, Kento Matsuda, and Chihiro Takaki—left Alfred in the wee hours and travelled more than 90 miles to hear President Obama’s speech on college affordability.

Alfred State Treks to China for the 2013 Solar Decathlon
Mon, Aug 12th, 2013

solar-powered home for the 2013 Solar Decathlon in ChinaTeam Alfred designed their home to go beyond what previous decathlon homes had done, combining cutting-edge engineering with traditional Chinese architecture, and they succeeded, walking away with a first-place award in energy balance and an incredible hands-on work experience.