February 2017


Retired Alfred State professor talks GMO foods with Honors Program students
Mon, Feb 27th, 2017

The Honors program students pictured with Emeritus Professor John Buckwalter Emeritus Professor John Buckwalter returned to the Alfred State campus recently to meet with members of the college’s Honors Program, and present up-to-date information on GMO (genetically-modified organism) foods.

Bianchi promoted to lieutenant within Alfred State’s police department
Mon, Feb 27th, 2017

Man is posed sitting for pictureOfficer Kris Bianchi has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant within the University Police Department at Alfred State.

Dr. Kellogg authors short mystery story
Thu, Feb 23rd, 2017

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a short story appearing in the most recent issue of The Digest Enthusiast.

Western equestrian riders finish season strong, advance to regionals
Wed, Feb 22nd, 2017

Kristin Reynolds rides in Western competitionThe Alfred State western equestrian team finished its regular season on a high note recently, earning top spots in its final two shows, and sending many of its riders off to the regionals.

Associate professor qualifies for Boston, New York City marathons
Tue, Feb 21st, 2017

Man running in raceWhen Robin Torpey goes for a run, he feels like a kid again. He feels like he can run forever.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues support of students through work-grant program
Thu, Feb 16th, 2017

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., annually provides $10,000 to Alfred State students through its work-grant program.

Tubing hill now open at Alfred State
Thu, Feb 16th, 2017

Two students tubing down the new tubing hillWhile the cold and snowy weather may have some people feeling the winter blues, that doesn’t have to be the case at Alfred State, where a brand-new tubing hill just opened.

Mardi Gras buffet celebrates Wellsville campus’ 50th anniversary
Tue, Feb 14th, 2017

In celebration of the School of Applied Technology’s 50th anniversary, the Culinary Arts Department will be hosting a Mardi Gras buffet from 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus.

Log splitter project a valuable hands-on experience
Tue, Feb 14th, 2017

The students stand behind the log splitter they helped create.Applied learning can be found throughout all of Alfred State’s 70-plus majors, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Student Nathan DeMario named Co-inventor on Patent Application
Thu, Feb 9th, 2017

http://www.phaseinnovations.com/about.htmlNathan DeMario standing next to the cooling systemBeing involved in the development of a revolutionary new cooling system, and also in the formation of a start-up company are pretty amazing feats, especially if you’re still a student in college.

Alfred State professor, students showcase project at Sundance Film Festival
Wed, Feb 8th, 2017

Alfred State professor and students at the Sundance Film FestivalThree Alfred State students were cast in a big supporting role recently when they assisted their professor and his art collective on a project for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Celebration of Service Ceremony recognizes dedication to helping others
Mon, Feb 6th, 2017

The recipients of the Alfred Community Spirit of Service Award gathered for a pictureFor the Alfred community and its two institutions of higher education, providing service to those in need is a top priority.

Educators talk STEM and sustainability at Alfred State
Wed, Feb 1st, 2017

Alfred State Alum speaks at podium in front of an audience.Hosting a conference at Alfred State that marries sustainability and STEM disciplines just makes sense, given that the two are heavily focused on at the college.