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September 2013


New $33M Student Leadership Center Officially Open for Business
Mon, Sep 30th, 2013

SLC Ribbon Cutting

On Sept. 27, 2013, a group of students, faculty, staff, local business leaders, and government officials looked on as Alfred State Interim President Valerie Nixon finally cut the ribbon on the newest addition to the Alfred campus—the Student Leadership Center.

President Emeritus Dr. William Rezak Will Open New Horizons Forum Fall Series
Fri, Sep 20th, 2013

The forum will be held in the Small Events Room of the Student Leadership Center (SLC 310) on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at 7 p.m. An open conversation will follow Rezak’s prepared remarks. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Alfred State Named Military Friendly
Thu, Sep 19th, 2013

military friendly logoAlfred State has been designated an official military friendly school by top-rated publisher Victory Media and G.I. Jobs Magazine. Alfred State is one of just 36 SUNY schools awarded the honor.

Students Set Sail for The Fireball Run
Tue, Sep 17th, 2013

Departing for Fireball Run race

Their trip—from Sept. 22 to 29—starts in Longmont, Colorado, and ends in Riverside, California.

Alfred State Advances to 17 in U.S. News and World Report Rankings
Mon, Sep 16th, 2013

Alfred State is moving on up in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings—now 17 (up from 23) among top regional colleges and universities in the North. The college has also earned a fifth place ranking among top public schools in the North.

Alfred State Expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Wind Turbine
Fri, Sep 13th, 2013

New Wind TurbineThe newest member of Alfred State’s growing renewable energy family is currently catching the breeze above campus—a 100 kilowatt grid-tied wind turbine that will offset some of the college’s electricity usage. The turbine came online just a few weeks ago and is already producing clean, green energy.

Designing for Hope
Wed, Sep 11th, 2013

Kyle (Christian) PerrySenior architectural technology student Kyle (Christian) Perry is already making a name for himself in the highly competitive design field—his work has been featured at the 2013 National Convention of the American Institute of Architects and he’s planning a senior thesis that will literally change lives—the design for a new infant care hospital in Honduras.

New Alfred State Bachelor of Architecture Degree is a SUNY First
Thu, Sep 5th, 2013

Alfred State is proud to announce the kickoff of a new Bachelor of Architecture program by its Department of Architecture and Design this fall. One of only eight BArch programs in the State of New York, it is the only degree of its kind in the SUNY system and the only one offered by a public university.

Alfred State Welcomes New Police Chief
Thu, Sep 5th, 2013

swearing in Les Kachurek

On August 15, 2013, the Alfred community welcomed Les Kachurek, a 23-year veteran of the City of Niagara Falls Police Department, as the new chief of police for the University Police Department, which coordinates law enforcement on the Alfred State campus.

Alfred State Named Lead Institution in Civic Engagement by National Association
Tue, Sep 3rd, 2013

The college has been named one of 70 colleges and universities in the nation as a Lead Institution by NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession.

Radio Station Relocates
Tue, Sep 3rd, 2013

WETD 90.7 FM new location in the SLC

On August 14, 2013, WETD 90.7 FM moved their Main Studio to Alfred State's new $33 million Student Leadership Center after submitting a letter of notification to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC).