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September 2014


Oktoberfest dinner Oct. 9 from 5-7:30 p.m.
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014

The Culinary Arts Department and the Culinary Honors Club will be hosting an Oktoberfest Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Culinary Arts dining area on the Alfred State Wellsville campus at 2530 River Road. The cost is $15 for adults and $7 for children under 10.

Dr. Richard Kellogg publishes article in ‘Paperback Parade’
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of an article that appears in the most recent issue of “Paperback Parade,” a quarterly journal for readers and book collectors published by Gryphon Publications. The article is titled "Philip Wylie's ‘The Disappearance.’"

Alfred State named a ‘military-friendly’ school
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014

“We are most grateful to the veterans who have served our country,” said Alfred State President Dr. Skip Sullivan. “We are honored to be designated a ‘military-friendly’ college. Veterans will always be welcomed as part of the Alfred State family.”

Open House held for Vet Tech Center
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014

“The Vet Tech Center is a top-quality teaching facility that rivals any in the region,” Schroeder said, “and helps the program continue to be one of the best in the country.”

2014 Homecoming/Family Weekend a huge hit
Tue, Sep 30th, 2014

“The student responses were amazing,” Peavey said. “The attendance rates, from the dodgeball games to the comedian and magician, were higher than ever.”

Bethesda Foundation tours Alfred State Nursing department simulation lab
Mon, Sep 29th, 2014

“Alfred State appreciates the Bethesda Foundation and its ongoing scholarship support to nursing students in these three counties,” said Dr. Lisa Harmon, chair of the Nursing department.

Alfred State Farm hosts Kiddie Ag Day
Mon, Sep 29th, 2014

“Between the beautiful weather, the enthusiasm of our students’ tour leaders, the donation of more than 500 cartons of milk and string cheese by Organic Valley, and the attendance of more than 600 kids,” Schroeder said, “I think the day was a great success.”

Alfred State support team among Fireball Run squads that departed for Frisco, Texas, Tuesday
Mon, Sep 29th, 2014

This year’s Fireball Run begins Sept. 26 in Frisco, Texas, and ends Oct. 4 in Independence, Mo., covering 14 cities and 2,000 miles. For a full schedule, updates, and to watch the action live, visit

Alumni invited to attend free Oct. 3 event at David A. Howe Public Library in Wellsville
Mon, Sep 29th, 2014

Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served during the event. Those interested in attending should contact Cindy Croston by Sept. 30 at 607-587-3931 or at

Alfred State Partners in New Grant to Continue Building a More Highly Educated Nursing Workforce
Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

The Alfred State Associate of Science in nursing and the Alfred State Bachelor of Science in nursing programs, partners in the first APIN grant received by the Foundation of New York State Nurses in 2012, will continue as partners in the new grant. Lisa Harmon, PhD, RN, CNE, chair of the ASN and BSN nursing programs at Alfred State will lead the nursing programs’ participation in the new grant project.

Alfred State ranked 22nd among top regional colleges by U.S. News & World Report
Thu, Sep 11th, 2014

“We’re delighted that Alfred State continues to perform well on the national scene and we’re delighted with our faculty and staff for keeping us in incredible areas of ranking both state and nationally,” said Alfred State President Dr. Skip Sullivan.

Alfred State Named a Lead Institution in Civic Engagement by National Association
Wed, Sep 10th, 2014

As a participating institution in NASPA’s initiative, Alfred State will continue to encourage students’ civic development through thoughtful community partnerships, engaging leadership opportunities, and democratic participation.

Dresser-Rand pledges $100,000 to fund endowed scholarship at Alfred State
Mon, Sep 8th, 2014

The scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to current and/or new students in the region who attend Alfred State. The scholarship money may only be applied toward tuition or costs associated with attending the college. The first disbursement of scholarship funds will be in the fall of the 2016—2017 academic year.

Hinkle Library to feature month-long ‘Endpapers’ photography exhibit
Tue, Sep 2nd, 2014

“I was inspired by these endpapers and began taking photos of them,” Parker said. “I gradually added three-dimensional objects that mimicked the colors and patterns, or in some cases added opposite elements to the patterns and photographed the endpapers with these additions.”