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June 2017


Orvis Award winners and dean’s list honors
Wed, Jun 28th, 2017

Orvis Award for Excellence Winners with President SullivanAlfred State Provost Dr. Kristin Poppo has announced the dean’s list of academically impressive students for spring 2017. To be listed, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours for the semester and earned a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) out of a possible 4.0.

New archery club wins national grant
Thu, Jun 22nd, 2017

Ethan Frederick takes aim with his bowIn its inaugural year, the Archers of Alfred earned a grant from USA Archery to assist with long-term program development. Alfred State is one of only 26 clubs in the country to receive a collegiate archery program grant.

Best in business award to Valerie Nixon
Wed, Jun 21st, 2017

Val Nixon receives the Wagner Business Officer of the Year Award from Michael LevineExecutive Vice President Valerie Nixon received the Robert J. Wagner Business Officer of the Year Award at the annual conference of the State University of New York Business Officers Association (SUBOA). While Nixon serves as president of SUBOA, association members kept it a secret to surprise Nixon with their highest award.

Promotions announced
Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

Several Administration, Advancement, and Enrollment employeesAlfred State recently announced promotions for faculty and staff.

Leadership Allegany Welcomes Alfred State as New Program Partner
Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

Alfred State has long been faithful in sending participants and having employee representatives serve on the steering committee of the leadership program. This partnership will add Jonathan Hilsher, director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Alfred State, as a co-chair with Phyllis Gaerte, alumni and engagement director at Houghton College.

Retirees announced at recognition luncheon
Wed, Jun 14th, 2017

Faculty and staff members who retired this yearRetirees of Alfred State were honored recently at the college’s annual recognition luncheon.

Alfred State honors 45-year employee
Tue, Jun 13th, 2017

James GrilloSUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor James Grillo, Business Department, was honored recently for 45 years of service. 

Alfred State team hopes for fewer detours in 2017 Great Race
Mon, Jun 12th, 2017

Pioneer Spirit at the 2016 Great Race: When the rear axle on another competitor’s Model A failed, the Alfred State team swept in to swap out the good rear axle from their Ford, allowing the other team to finish the race.

Alfred State honors 40-year employees
Fri, Jun 9th, 2017

Sandra Gerling-Yelle, Charles Neal, and Barbara GreilThose employees honored for 40 years included Sandra Gerling-Yelle, professor emeritus, Business Department; Barbara Greil, librarian, Library Services; and Charles Neal, associate vice president, Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs. 

Alfred State honors 35-year employee
Thu, Jun 8th, 2017

Larry FoxLarry Fox received a rosewood clock/weather station and a certificate to commemorate the occasion.

Cowburn receives Freshman Advocate Award
Wed, Jun 7th, 2017

Casey Cowburn​Cowburn was passionately nominated by a student who credits him with “pulling her out of the academic ashes to rise up toward success.”

Alfred State honors 30-year employee
Tue, Jun 6th, 2017

Daniel NoyesHe received an Alfred State jacket and a certificate to commemorate the occasion.

Getting the most out of grazing
Mon, Jun 5th, 2017

The conference is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 30 in the Allegany Room of the Central Dining Hall of the Alfred campus.

Alfred State honors 25-year employee
Mon, Jun 5th, 2017

Gary PorterGary received a college chair and a certificate to commemorate the occasion.

Alfred State honors 20-year employees
Fri, Jun 2nd, 2017

faculty members standing and sitting with their certificatesHonorees received a college clock and a certificate to commemorate the occasion.

Alfred State honors 10-year employees
Fri, Jun 2nd, 2017

faculty and staff members sitting and standing with their certificates and umbrellasHonorees received a certificate and a college umbrella.

Farm Animal Safety and Management Training
Thu, Jun 1st, 2017

Cornell Ag ExtensionWith classroom and hands-on workshops covering safe handling and restraint, safe moving & transporting, basic animal care skills producers will enhance knowledge and skill to work safely with livestock.