AffordableCollegesOnline.org (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.
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.
“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.”
SUNY 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.
The 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.
The retired brigadier general then acknowledged Alfred State students, saying, “They are our future. They are part of the solution for a better tomorrow.”
The New York State Governor’s Office recently appointed Frederick Sinclair, of Alfred, and Alan Mosher, of Wellsville, to the Alfred State College Council.
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.
Alfred 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.