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November 2013


Choral and Band Concert Set at Alfred State – Dec. 6
Tue, Nov 26th, 2013

The groups will be sponsoring ‘Operation Shoebox/Christmas Child’ and will have collection boxes available at the concert. Donated item suggestions are small toys, facecloths, soaps, toothbrushes, toothpaste, pencils, tablets, crayons, etc. The shoeboxes will be filled and sent to children all over the world.

Flynn Speaks at Honors Program Seminar
Tue, Nov 26th, 2013

Flynn and Curry with Honors Program membersFormer ASA Cryptographer and Professor of English Emeritus, Joe Flynn, Gives Honors Talk about Spy Drones and the NSA

McCool Focuses on Peru in Discussion with Honors Program Members
Mon, Nov 25th, 2013

Dr. Lisa McCool met with Honors Program members Dr. Lisa McCool met with Honors Program members and guests on Nov. 6, 2013, to discuss the Peruvian economy and climate. Dr. McCool also described the trip she will take to that country with 12 students next May.

Special Announcement from the Office of the President at Alfred State
Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013

The college community is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Eric Michael Green. Eric, previously reported missing, was located in Almond, NY. At this time, the evidence shows no foul play. 

Office of Marketing and Communications Wins MarCom Awards
Wed, Nov 20th, 2013

MarCom Awards logoFor the third consecutive year, the Office of Marketing and Communications at Alfred State entered several of its best designs into the annual MarCom Awards competition and took home two Gold Awards and one Honorable Mention.

Hinkle Memorial Library Presents: A Blast from the Past
Wed, Nov 20th, 2013

Blast from the Past exhibit at libraryCollege library revisits classic rock history with a new gallery exhibit on display now through the end of November

Alfred State Appoints New College President
Fri, Nov 15th, 2013

Dr. Irby (Skip) SullivanDr. Sullivan has served as president of West Georgia Technical College since 2006 and will be joining Alfred State as president effective on or after Jan. 2, 2014, at an annual salary of $190,000.

The U.S. National Arboretum Gets a Boost from Renewable Energy
Fri, Nov 15th, 2013

U.S. National Arboretum 2013“I cannot express how proud I am of the students, for their exemplary work ethic, professionalism, attention to detail, and overall excellence throughout the entire project,” Stevens says. “The students have demonstrated Alfred’s excellence in education.”

National Day of Service Unites Local Colleges
Thu, Nov 14th, 2013

Jake Paquette and Kathy Bayus“This day is about providing meaningful assistance to our Allegany County neighbors, helping to meet community needs and build relationships,” said Jonathan Hilsher, Director of Civic Engagement at Alfred State.

Alfred State, Literacy West NY, and Alfred Community Garden Awarded AmeriCorps VISTA Grant
Fri, Nov 8th, 2013

Alfred Community GardenOnly three new projects in the State of New York earned a coveted AmeriCorps VISTA grant for Nov. 2013 to Nov. 2014. And Alfred State, with its focus on nutritional literacy and community-based gardening in collaboration with Literacy West NY, Inc. and Alfred Community Garden, was one of the fortunate recipients.