November 2015


Alfred State among Best Online Colleges in New York
Wed, Nov 18th, 2015 (AC Online) (AC Online), a leading resource for online learning and college affordability information, has listed Alfred State third overall in its rankings for the 2015-2016 Best Online Colleges in New York.

Alfred State named a Lead Advisory Institution by NASPA
Wed, Nov 18th, 2015

Greg Sammons, Alfred State vice president for Student Affairs, said the invitation to become a Lead Advisory Institution emphasizes Alfred State’s growing reputation as a leader in civic engagement best practices within higher education.

Hinkle Memorial Library displaying art collection on cancer-fighting plants
Wed, Nov 18th, 2015

“Power Within” art exhibit “Power Within” was selected by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts as one of four projects chosen from more than 600 to be recognized as a “2014 Best of the Best Project.”

Dr. Constantine receives Alfred State President’s Medallion
Mon, Nov 16th, 2015

Danielle White, executive director of Institutional Advancement, President Dr. Skip Sullivan, and Dr. Aniko ConstantineSUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Dr. Aniko Constantine was presented with the Alfred State President’s Medallion Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Alfred State Lake Lodge, where she celebrated with friends, family, and fellow Alfred State colleagues.

Students present Community Visualization Study for town of Southport
Mon, Nov 16th, 2015

architecture students who presented to town of SouthportThe town of Southport received some assistance with envisioning its recently approved comprehensive plan after Alfred State architecture students presented their designs that looked five, 10, and 15 years into the future development of the municipality.

Retired US Army Brig. Gen. Austin to Alfred State community: ‘Be part of the solution’
Thu, Nov 12th, 2015

President Dr. Skip Sullivan, US Army Sgt. 1st Class Darrin Cowher, retired US Brig. Gen. Arthur Austin Jr., Culinary Arts Associate Professor Debra Burch, and Executive Director and Dean of the School of Applied Technology Dr. Craig ClarkThe retired brigadier general then acknowledged Alfred State students, saying, “They are our future. They are part of the solution for a better tomorrow.”

Sinclair, Mosher added to Alfred State College Council
Thu, Nov 12th, 2015

Frederick SinclairAlan MosherThe New York State Governor’s Office recently appointed Frederick Sinclair, of Alfred, and Alan Mosher, of Wellsville, to the Alfred State College Council.

Four-year interdisciplinary studies program now offered
Thu, Nov 12th, 2015

This program enables students to pursue precise career interests that cannot be accommodated within typical majors. It is designed to provide a four-year curriculum in which students are able to personalize, within specified core and concentration areas, their technology-based program of study.

Student, mother discuss foreign volunteer work with Honors Program members
Thu, Nov 12th, 2015

Farhan Alshammari, Emily Lestrange, Jacob Marcy, Natalia Sytch, Vera Sytch, Hannah Vuozzo, Shannon Fay, Kristen Williams, and Cassandra RyanAlfred State student Natalia Sytch and her mother, Vera Sytch, met with members of Alfred State’s Honors Program and their guests Thursday, Nov. 5 for a presentation on their lengthy travels this past summer in Cambodia, China, and India.

‘Seussical’ musical to take place Nov. 19-22
Wed, Nov 11th, 2015

Performances, which will take place in the Cappadonia Auditorium in the Orvis Activities Center, are Nov. 19-21 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $2 for students and children, and $7 for general admission. They can be purchased through the Alfred State Campus Store at 607-587-4020 or at the door.

Leadership Suite initiative earns Certificate of Honorable Mention
Mon, Nov 9th, 2015

The purpose of Alfred State’s 13 leadership suites, located in the Student Leadership Center, is to inspire students to discover their passion and make a difference. Suites are awarded to student organizations actively involved in exciting and meaningful civic engagement projects locally, regionally, and globally.

Alfred State Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List
Thu, Nov 5th, 2015

military friendly '16 logoAlfred State has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse.

New four-year graphic and media design program available
Wed, Nov 4th, 2015

This program will focus on developing the contemporary problem-solving and design skills needed to enter the workforce and to apply the elements and principles of design, drawing, and visual communication. An awareness of design history is combined with the latest topics in graphic and media design to provide an informed student aimed at innovation in the field.

Retired brigadier general to speak at Alfred State School of Applied Technology campus on Veterans’ Day
Tue, Nov 3rd, 2015

retired US Army Brig. Gen. Arthur G. Austin Jr.Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to listen to retired US Army Brig. Gen. Arthur G. Austin Jr. speak at 8:30 a.m. Veterans’ Day (Nov. 11) in the Alfred State Student Activities Center gymnasium on the Wellsville campus.

As Polo Sheds Its Elitist Image, Teams Crop Up on Campus
Mon, Nov 2nd, 2015

Student Abigail Campbell was featured in the New York Times in the article, As Polo Sheds Its Elitist Image, Teams Crop Up on Campus, by David Walter.