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October 2013


Drama Club Pulls Out all the Stops with Musical Production of Grease
Wed, Oct 30th, 2013

The Alfred State Drama Club will be performing this hit November 21-23 at 7 p.m. and November 24 at 2 p.m. in the Cappadonia Auditorium in the Orvis Activities Center. Tickets are $7 for general admission and $2 for students, and will be available at the door or can be reserved in advance by calling 607-587-4079.

ServSafe Food Safety Training and Exam Offered
Tue, Oct 22nd, 2013

Interested participants should call the Center for Community Education and Training at 607-587-4015 or email for more information. Pre-registration is required. The cost of the training is $200.

Professor Mitchell Confronts Both Triumph and Loss in His Newest Book of Poetry
Mon, Oct 21st, 2013

The book is a collection of poems—each with its own voice and emotional quality—all sharing the same sense of poignancy. “What happens to us when things are lost?” Mitchell asks. “The impetus came from me asking myself that question—how do people deal with different kinds of loss?”

Educational Foundation of Alfred Inc. to Showcase New Student-Built Home for Sale during Wellsville’s Annual RidgeWalk
Tue, Oct 15th, 2013

House 53Students in Alfred State’s School of Applied Technology built the home, which will be on display during Wellsville’s annual RidgeWalk, Run, Race, Ride on Oct. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Professor Schwartz to Give TEDx Talk in Buffalo Today
Tue, Oct 15th, 2013

Jeremy Speed Schwartz, assistant professor of Digital Media & Animation, will be delivering a talk as part of TEDxBuffalo, an independently organized TED event, on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 11:24 a.m. at Canisius College’s Montante Cultural Center. Professor Speed Schwartz will be discussing experiments and collaborations in science and art. Alfred State will also be broadcasting the event live on its own campus in the Student Leadership Center’s small event space.

Department of Architecture and Design Brings Award-Winning Architect Tod Williams to Campus
Thu, Oct 10th, 2013

Architecture is a noun poster image, Entrance to the new Barnes Foundation Museum in Philadelphia designed by Tod Williams The Department of Architecture and Design is proud to announce “Architecture is a noun,” an upcoming lecture by Tod Williams of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects on Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. in room 215 of the Engineering Technology Building on the Alfred campus.

What Is Your Passion Exhibit at Hinkle Library
Thu, Oct 10th, 2013

What is your passion exhibitThe show will exhibit for the month of October in the Hinkle Memorial Library gallery.

Alfred Community Screens Award-Winning Documentary on Indonesian Genocide during October New Horizons Forum
Thu, Oct 10th, 2013

The film will be shown October 21 at 6:30 p.m. on the Alfred State campus in the Engineering Technology Building room 215 and at Alfred University’s Nevins Theater on October 22 at 6:30 p.m.

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., Welcomes New Board Member
Tue, Oct 1st, 2013

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed a new board member earlier this year, Patrick Barry of Wellsville.

AS President Emeritus William Rezak meets with Honors Program members
Tue, Oct 1st, 2013

Honors Program 2013Alfred State President Emeritus William Rezak met with members of the college’s Honors Program on September 25 in the new Student Leadership Center to discuss the ongoing tensions in the Middle East.

START-UP NY Forum Successfully Opens Dialog between State and Local Stakeholder Groups
Tue, Oct 1st, 2013

START-UP NY meeting

More than 25 people from local industries, area governance, and regional colleges recently gathered in Alfred State’s brand-new Student Leadership Center to discuss one of the most potentially game-changing initiatives of the year—START-UP NY—a statewide program intended to attract new investors and entrepreneurs to New York with the promise of operating tax free for 10 years.

History Professor Authors New Novel, Jewel of the East
Tue, Oct 1st, 2013

Dr. Nicholas WaddyDr. Nicholas L. Waddy, associate professor of History at Alfred State, has published his first novel, Jewel of the East, which is described as “a moving, masterful work of historical fiction, full of vivid characters, intense action, exotic settings, heartwarming romance, and wry humor.”

CCET presents Current Trends in Substance Abuse Training
Tue, Oct 1st, 2013

Alfred State’s Lake Lodge.The workshop will explore “Current Trends in Substance Abuse” with an emphasis on the resurgence of heroin use as well as synthetic marijuana and bath salts.

Dining Ups the Sustainability Bar
Tue, Oct 1st, 2013

The Terrace

Dedicated to challenging the status quo in order to support the college’s focus on the environment, this fall, the dining team at Alfred State introduced two new processes that will positively impact the campus’s footprint—incorporating technologies like compostable packaging and reusable takeout containers.