February 2016


Polo Club defeats Harvard, improves record to 9-1
Mon, Feb 29th, 2016

Alfred State Polo member Gwendolyn Shear, heavy equipment operations, Killawog, right, competing against Harvard In only its second season, the Alfred State Polo Club is already making a name for itself, having won nine out of its 10 contests, including two victories over Harvard in early February.

Student pursuing nontraditional career receives award
Fri, Feb 26th, 2016

Emily ErdmannEmily Erdmann, an Alfred State senior drafting/CAD major from Whitesville, has recently been named a 2015-2016 Vanguard Student Recognition Award winner.

Russ Nunley named head of Marketing and Communications
Thu, Feb 25th, 2016

Russ NunleyNunley brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic communications, media relations, targeted marketing, and brand positioning to Alfred State. Most recently, he served as vice president of Marketing and Communications at America’s largest movie theater exhibitor.

Hinkle Memorial Library to exhibit abstract artwork by Alfred University alum
Thu, Feb 25th, 2016

"chaotic mandala" by artist-teacher Ashley SmithArtist-teacher and Alfred University alumna Ashley Smith will exhibit some of her multi-media artwork at the Alfred State Hinkle Memorial Library Feb. 29 through April 1.

Digital Media and Animation students study abroad in Tokyo
Wed, Feb 24th, 2016

students pictured by the Gundam Statue in Odaiba, JapanIn Studio Tokyo, which ran from Jan. 9-24, the students were able to explore Japanese art, cinema, animation, and digital animation.

Electrical Trades students install solar power system at USNA to monitor bald eagles
Wed, Feb 17th, 2016

Through an eight-year cooperative agreement, students in the Alfred State Electrical Trades Department have been able to work on some amazing projects at the US National Arboretum (USNA) in Washington, DC, and their most recent endeavor is no exception.

Livonia resident receives scholarship
Wed, Feb 17th, 2016

Brandon Holley, center, at awards ceremonyBrandon Holley, of Livonia, was awarded the 2015 Thomas Wurzer Memorial Scholarship at the January meeting of the Rochester chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) at the Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester.

Affordable Schools gives good marks to two bachelor’s degrees
Wed, Feb 17th, 2016

The college’s Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in information technology: network administration was ranked 10th on the list of “15 of the Most Affordable Bachelor’s Degrees in Networking and Network Administration.” Its BTech in information technology: web development came in at No. 12 on the list of “15 of the Most Affordable Bachelor’s Degrees in Web Design and Development.”

Site review on nursing program to be held March 2
Wed, Feb 17th, 2016

The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share their comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled for 3:30 p.m. March 2 at the Physical and Health Sciences Building, Room 102. Written comments are also welcome.

Project Prom Dress Extravaganza to take place April 10
Wed, Feb 17th, 2016

Christine Dodd holding up a prom dressFrom 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 10 at the Pioneer Center on the Alfred campus, the student-run event will allow attendees to select from hundreds of new or lightly used prom dresses, and take one home without any cost. People may also make donations that day, including dresses, shoes, and gear.

Classes have been cancelled today, Feb. 16, due to weather.
Tue, Feb 16th, 2016

Classes have been cancelled today, Feb. 16, due to weather.

Nursing students aid Haiti residents during winter break
Mon, Feb 15th, 2016

Taylor Voigt holds a child at one of the mobile medical clinics set up in Onaville, HaitiTaylor Voigt, a nursing student from Fairport, holds a child at one of the mobile medical clinics set up in Onaville, Haiti, a large, post-earthquake settlement north of Port-au-Prince.

Alfred State taking part in SUNY Financial Aid Days
Fri, Feb 12th, 2016

The Alfred State Office of Student Records and Financial Services will participate in the annual SUNY Financial Aid Days, Saturday, Feb. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. in EJ Brown Business Hall, Room 212, on the Alfred campus.

New two-year graphic and media design program available
Tue, Feb 9th, 2016

This major will provide graduates with foundational knowledge in graphic design for screen-based and print media. It will focus on developing the contemporary problem-solving skills needed 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.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. funds students through work-grant program
Tue, Feb 9th, 2016

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. annually provides $10,000 to fund eight to 10 Alfred State students through its work-grant program, allowing students who are ineligible for work-study funds to find employment on campus. The grant is renewable on an annual basis.

Architecture students present course work to industry professionals
Tue, Feb 9th, 2016

student Nicholas Galatioto of Garwood, NJ, presenting his fifth-year thesis proposalSix fifth-year architecture students in Alfred State’s first-ever Bachelor of Architecture class presented progress drawings and models to industry professionals as part of their Design Studio 7 – Thesis Definition course work.

Several honored during Celebration of Service Ceremony
Fri, Feb 5th, 2016

2016 Spirit of Service Award winnersA number of Alfred State and Alfred University faculty, staff, students, and community members were recognized for their service to others Jan. 28 during the sixth annual Celebration of Service Ceremony at the Alfred Village Hall.

Architecture students present at ATP Conference in Washington
Wed, Feb 3rd, 2016

senior architecture students with Professor William Dean and ; Dr. Craig Clark Eight senior architecture students presented at the annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) conference at the end of the fall semester in Washington, DC.