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February 2014


College Library Celebrates Women’s History Month with Historic Quilt Exhibit
Fri, Feb 28th, 2014

Bicentennial QuiltThe exhibition coincides with Women’s History Month, as quilt making was one of the most significant forms of artistic expression historically available to women. The library will hold a special reception with refreshments Wednesday, March 12, from 4-6 p.m.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., Welcomes New Board Members
Fri, Feb 28th, 2014

Sandra E. SawyerCarissa M. KnappThe Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed two new board members earlier this year, Carissa M. Knapp, of Belmont, and Sandra E. Sawyer, of Wellsville.

College Honors Seminar Discusses New Marijuana Laws
Thu, Feb 27th, 2014

Members of the Honors ProgramIn the wake of both Colorado and Washington State’s legalization of recreational marijuana this January, Alfred State Professor Wayne Bensley met with members of the college’s Honors Program on Feb. 17 to explain these changes, delving into the history behind the laws, the financial and political factors of the decision, and even the chemistry of the drug itself.

Culinary Arts Students to Prepare a Mardi Gras Celebration Dinner
Tue, Feb 25th, 2014

The cost of attendance is $17 for adults; $7 for children 10 and under. Proceeds from the event will benefit Culinary Arts scholarships. This event is open to the public; no reservations will be accepted.

Drama Club Presents Dinner Theater Production of Loco-Motion, Commotion, Dr. Gorilla and Me
Tue, Feb 25th, 2014

Mystery meets comedy in Alfred State Drama Club’s dinner theater production of the mystery-thriller parody, Loco-Motion, Commotion, Dr. Gorilla and Me, written by Tim Kelly and presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. The performance will run April 3-5 at Lake Lodge on 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred Station.

Alfred State Hosts the Student Assembly of the State University of New York
Tue, Feb 18th, 2014

Representatives from SUNY campuses across New York During the meeting the group discussed many topics pertaining to the students of SUNY, including child care, Long Island College Hospital (LICH), and the appointment of three new directors to SA’s executive cabinet.

Students to Mark National Court Reporting Week with Outreach to Local Veterans and More
Mon, Feb 17th, 2014

To learn more about the upcoming events for National Court Reporting and Captioning Week at Alfred State or, to learn more about the program, contact Danielle Green at or Melissa Blake at

Alfred State to Participate in Annual SUNY Financial Aid Day
Mon, Feb 17th, 2014

The Alfred State Office of Student Records and Financial Services will participate in the annual SUNY Financial Aid Day, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m., in the EJ Brown Business Building, room 414, on the Alfred campus. This workshop is open to all prospective college students and their families, including those who do not plan to attend Alfred State.

Alfred State and Alfred University to Compete in U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015
Fri, Feb 14th, 2014

Alfred State and Alfred University have been selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 in Irvine, California. The Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.

Information Security Team Qualifies for Prestigious Competition
Mon, Feb 10th, 2014

Eight Computer and Information Technology students were selected to compete in the upcoming Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense competition in New Hampshire

Upcoming Courses on Investigating Animal Attacks and Dealing with Aggressive Animal Behavior
Mon, Feb 3rd, 2014

The Center for Community Education and Training is offering two new courses this April, featuring noted guest speaker Jim Crosby, a retired Jacksonville, Fla., police lieutenant. Crosby has professionally trained dogs, taught individual and group obedience classes, and addressed canine behavior problems since 1999.