October 2014


Accelerated three-year bachelor degree programs now available
Fri, Oct 31st, 2014

Interested students can contact the Alfred State Admissions Office at 607-587-4215, the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at 607-587-4282, or the Business Department at 607-587-3413.

Come and dance to the music of ‘Once on This Island’ Nov. 20-23
Fri, Oct 31st, 2014

Tickets are $7 for general admission and $2 for students and can be pre-purchased at the Alfred State bookstore or at 607-587-4020. Credit cards are accepted and tickets will also be available at the door.

More than 200 Alfred State students among 500 volunteers for Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany
Tue, Oct 28th, 2014

students participating in 2014 Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany“We had a much larger turnout this year than we did last year, which is very promising to see,” Perry said. “I felt this year went very well, the weather was absolutely beautiful, registration went quickly for how many people attended, and there were no problems with transporting people to locations.”

Shipping container provides hands-on experience for architecture students
Mon, Oct 27th, 2014

students inside a container they utilized for a recent housing-design projectThe container gave students a chance to apply their plans to an actual, limited-space area.

They scare because they care
Mon, Oct 27th, 2014

Students had reached out to the Andover Haunted House Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that raises money for a number of local charities, about their interest in assisting with the haunted house.

Farm hosts Alfred University women’s volleyball players for team-building event
Thu, Oct 23rd, 2014

Rechin said the purpose of the event was to educate and bond with teammates.

WETD 90.7 FM begins online streaming
Wed, Oct 22nd, 2014

This means the radio station can now be heard around the world, allowing Alfred State's prospective students, alumni, and community members 24/7 access to WETD's broadcast signal online.

Professor anticipating greater interest, enrollment in court reporting through Take Note campaign
Wed, Oct 22nd, 2014

Those interested in learning more about court reporting and captioning careers can email Blake at blakemj@alfredstate.edu or visit the CRTakeNote website for more information.

Architecture and Design Department educators and students take a bite out of The Big Apple
Wed, Oct 22nd, 2014

“The trip exposed the students to one of the most densely populated cities in the world and engaged the students in the competition,” Simpson said.

Area high school students flock to Alfred State for Agriculture Skills Contest
Mon, Oct 20th, 2014

The contest included a variety of events designed to test students’ knowledge and skills in agriculture and veterinary technology, such as tractor driving, small animal handling and medicine, dairy judging, agronomy, and others.

Pioneer Woodsmen’s Club a cut above the rest at timber sports matches
Mon, Oct 20th, 2014

The Alfred State Pioneer Woodsmen’s Club studies the ideas, tools, and techniques of the competitive lumberjack community, practices four times a week, and participates in several intercollegiate timber sports competitions throughout the school year.

Alfred State to enhance student political involvement, civic engagement through TurboVote
Wed, Oct 8th, 2014

“Ultimately, the goal is to promote civic learning and advance civic action as a life-long practice, producing graduates committed to being informed, active citizens in their communities,” said Jonathan Hilsher, director of the Center of Civic Engagement at Alfred State.

Dr. Irby ‘Skip’ Sullivan installed as 12th president of Alfred State
Fri, Oct 10th, 2014

“As president of Alfred State, I view it as my responsibility to help you grow. It is my responsibility to create an environment that is safe and that fosters both the pioneer and the passion inside of you. Today, I want to pay tribute to our students – our past, present, and future students. You are the reason I am here today,” Sullivan said.