December 2014


Sprau-Coulter Article Published
Wed, Dec 17th, 2014

Laboratory Design recently published Assistant Professor Tabitha L. Sprau-Coulter's article: Modifying energy auditors’ behavior to align with facility owner’s needs.

Dr. Richard Kellogg authors article on playwright Percival Wilde
Wed, Dec 17th, 2014

Dr. Kellogg is the author of four books about legendary investigator Sherlock Holmes, as well as a series of illustrated books for children featuring boy detective Barry Baskerville.

Top 10 Achievements in 2014
Mon, Dec 29th, 2014

Alfred State found itself in familiar territory in 2014, once again being named a military-friendly school and making U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges list. Among numerous other achievements, the college also hosted the NYS STEM collaborative and announced a partnership with Burgard High School in Buffalo to create an advanced manufacturing early college program.

Hinkle Memorial Library hosts Therapy Dog Event for students during finals week
Mon, Dec 15th, 2014

male student with a therapy dogSix dogs and their handlers came to the library to visit with students and to help them relax and de-stress during finals week. The dogs are registered through Therapy Dogs International, an organization that trains, regulates, and certifies therapy dogs and their handlers for service in community settings, such as libraries, schools, and nursing homes.

Students construct, paint giant Santa Claus decoration for Wellsville community
Wed, Dec 10th, 2014

The decoration, made of exterior plywood, is currently in front of the Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce building, 114 N. Main St. in Wellsville. Students in the college’s building construction program built the Santa Claus and students in the digital media and animation program painted it.

Alfred State honored for making a difference through community service
Wed, Dec 10th, 2014

“Alfred State’s culture of civic engagement results in community challenges being addressed in a meaningful way,” Hilsher said, “even as student learning is enhanced through applied curricular and co-curricular experiences.”

Students earn high honors in annual Associated Schools of Construction Competition
Fri, Dec 5th, 2014

students on the 2014 commercial building team“Our students made an impressive showing,” said Tim Piotrowski, an Alfred State associate professor of civil engineering technology, who accompanied the students on their trip. “These were real-world simulations with real-world deadlines and all the associated stress. But our students excel at those types of challenges.”

‘Voices’ and Instrumental Music group to perform winter concerts Wednesday and Friday
Mon, Dec 1st, 2014

Voices, the college’s choir group, will sing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Instrumental Music, the college’s band club, will play at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5. Admission to both concerts is free.

Cybersecurity teams compete, excel in CyberSEED event
Mon, Dec 1st, 2014

members of Alfred State’s cybersecurity teams“The teams did absolutely fantastic, especially considering most teams had graduate student members, whereas Alfred State teams were composed of all undergraduate students,” said Boardman, who noted that each member of the second-place team received a free Apple TV on day one.