March 2017


Students Race Toward Better Fuel Economy
Fri, Mar 31st, 2017

200 miles per gallon car“Last year we introduced the Prius Challenge, a competition designed to develop the sport of fuel-efficient driving. This year we will host our first autocross for fuel-efficient vehicles,” stated Kent Johnson, associate professor and Automotive Department chair at Alfred State.

Alfred State named a 'Voter Friendly Campus'
Fri, Mar 31st, 2017

As a testament to the college’s efforts to increase democratic engagement on campus, Alfred State is now one of 83 campuses in 23 states designated as a “Voter Friendly Campus.”

New nanotechnology lab a state-of-the-art facility
Wed, Mar 29th, 2017

Skip cuts ribbon as two others stand by watchingAlfred State’s new Micro-Nano Fabrication Laboratory is one very big addition to the college’s Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department.

Relay for Life set for April 8 at Alfred State
Mon, Mar 27th, 2017

Come join hundreds of Alfred State students next month as they raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society during the college’s annual Relay for Life event.

High schoolers compete in 28th annual SkillsUSA Regional Conference at Alfred State
Thu, Mar 23rd, 2017

More than 950 high school students from Western New York and the Southern Tier competed in the 28th annual SkillsUSA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics March 7 at Alfred State. 

Alfred State Drama Club to present ‘Is He Dead?’ comedy show
Wed, Mar 22nd, 2017

Alfred State Drama Club to present production of "Is He Dead?"Those looking for a night of laughter should check out the Alfred State Drama Club’s upcoming production of “Is He Dead?”, a comedy by Mark Twain as adapted by David Ives.

Alfred State assists high school students on career path
Tue, Mar 21st, 2017

A panel of 5 students sit at a table in front of an audience to answer questionsBeginning this fall, some 40 students entering high school in Orchard Park will also be making a big step on their path toward a career.

High schoolers delve into world of engineering at Alfred State
Mon, Mar 20th, 2017

Alfred State students judge one of the entriesRoughly 80 students from five area high school districts visited Alfred State recently to explore engineering and technical careers and take part in a hands-on building competition as part of National Engineers Week.

Alfred State wins multiple advertising awards
Mon, Mar 20th, 2017

advertising materialsThe 32nd Annual Higher Education Advertising Awards recently honored Alfred State with six awards for advertising materials designed to attract prospective students and their families.

Wellsville campus career fair brings in 70 potential employers
Thu, Mar 16th, 2017

Culinary students at career fair.Looking to recruit Pioneers to their workforce, a total of 70 employers visited the Alfred State School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville recently for a career fair.

Parents learn how to spot drug and alcohol abuse
Thu, Mar 16th, 2017

Parents are invited to a free seminar Wednesday, March 29 to learn the ways to spot and confront teenage abuse of drugs and alcohol. Alfred State is teaming up with the Steuben Prevention Coalition and the Steuben County District Attorney’s Office for a free program titled, “High in Plain Sight: Current drug, concealment, and alcohol trends.”

Alfred State student's team ranked #4 in governor's coding challenge
Wed, Mar 15th, 2017

Justin King and Kermit Mitchell with winning check.Competing as one of 70 teams in the “Making College Possible Coding Challenge,” the Campus HIVE project duo, which included Alfred State’s own Justin King, took home fourth place following the final judging at Facebook’s office in New York City.

Students devising marketing plan for Hornell businesses
Wed, Mar 15th, 2017

Alfred State students meet with a Hornell business owner.Susan Gorman, an adjunct instructor in Alfred State’s Business Department, noted that this initiative is part of an applied learning project her strategic marketing class is undertaking.

Doviak Named New Athletic Director
Thu, Mar 9th, 2017

Man smiles for pictureAfter a nationwide search, Vice President for Student Affairs Greg Sammons has announced that Alfred State has named Jason Doviak the new athletic director.

Student proves it’s never too late to succeed in college
Wed, Mar 8th, 2017

Man poses next to HVAC equipmentAs he looked through the brochures he was holding, Anthony Harvey liked what he was seeing: information about a college of technology that offered more than 70 hands-on majors and paths to a brighter future.

Sport management students learn from the pros
Fri, Mar 3rd, 2017

Group gathers for pictureAlfred State sport management students recently attended the inaugural Niagara University Sport, Recreation, & Tourism Summit.

Alfred State western equestrian team makes impressive showing at regionals
Fri, Mar 3rd, 2017

Western team gathered together with seven members showing off their ribbonsAlfred State riders showcased their hard work and talent against the best riders from within the region Feb. 26 during the Regional Western Equestrian show held at the Bromeley-Daggett Equestrian Center in Alfred Station.

Alfred State to present Al Styrcula with honorary degree
Thu, Mar 2nd, 2017

Man sits in chair and smiles for pictureAlfred State is pleased to announce that alumnus Albert R. Styrcula will be receiving the Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree during the college’s 106th commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 14.

Fast track from architecture student to professional license
Thu, Mar 2nd, 2017

Girl smiles for pictureEven before graduation, Alfred State is providing guidance for architecture students to gain professional licensure.