Aaron Aumick signed Mike Rowe’s S.W.E.A.T. Pledge and gained a scholarship to complete his Alfred State education to become a carpenter like his father.
After New Student Convocation, students, faculty, and staff headed to Pioneer Stadium to create a human Alfred State logo for a photo session, which was followed by food, music, and activities outdoors nearby the stadium.
For these students, they and their families don’t have to go it alone when it comes to the move-in process. In fact, according to Matt Ryan, senior director of Residential Services, a number of “helpers” are on hand to assist, from athletes, to members of student clubs and organizations, to faculty and staff members, and even President Dr. Skip Sullivan.
President Dr. Skip Sullivan introduced dozens of faculty and staff members with a wide variety of talents including: writing, drawing, athletics, quilting, and even barrel racing. Several singers, musicians, and performers took to the stage and surprised many colleagues with their talents.
Just over two years after work first began on House 54, the newest home constructed by Alfred State students for the Wellsville community is now completed and the new owners now call it home.
In recognition of the avid and engaged support of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education that he has shown for many years, Alfred State’s Dr. Craig Clark was recently presented with the 2017 Margaret Ashida Outstanding STEM Leadership Award.
University Police at Alfred State, Alfred Village Police, and the Public Safety Office at Alfred University will host a hands-on driver safety class in October for college students.
"I couldn't be prouder of my team,” said Campbell. “The players and coaches all put their best efforts forward. We all really appreciate the support we've been given through both the US Polo Association and Alfred State."
With the big move-in day on campus next week, the number of discussions online among young people about college life, anticipation, and expectations are dominating their online social channels. Those student discussions and opinions are so highly valued, that two national polls rely on student input to rank schools across the country.
For Hannah Weaver, getting a good score on her SAT exam meant the difference between receiving and not receiving the Excellence in Education Scholarship at Alfred State. The scholarship itself meant that she would not have to rely on her parents to help pay for college.
Workers at Alfred State are busy making a number of upgrades and additions to campus before the start of the fall semester. A streak of cool and wet days in the Southern Tier has not stopped the progress, either.
“When a student chooses a degree that we offer 100 percent online, we still promise to provide personal attention and experiential learning. These are traits for which our college is well known,” stated Alfred State Provost Dr. Kristin Poppo.
Wilkins traveled to New York City, where he participated in a tour of the Financial District given by TD Ameritrade. Wilkins and his fellow winners were able to visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square and help ring the closing bell on July 18.
Thanks to a $3.2 million grant received in 2014 from the Buffalo Billion initiative, and an expansion project led by Alfred State, students at Burgard High School are getting an even greater head start on college and a leg up toward landing a successful career.
The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) has executed a contract to build Crossroads Development, a multi-million-dollar project that will serve Allegany County colleges, businesses, and visitors along Interstate 86 at the Belmont exit.
Officer Histed is familiar with the Southern Tier, having grown up in Belfast and graduated from Belfast Central School in 2006. He attended Alfred State before moving on to SUNY Brockport, where he earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in history in 2010.
Dr. Craig Clark, vice president for Economic Development at Alfred State, said, “The 2017 STEM Institute at Alfred State was the perfect place to hear Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and her passion for STEM education. This is the No. 1 topic across the United States and with economic developers in New York State.”
“We are extremely proud to be included in this listing of the best colleges with veterinary technology programs in the country,” said Dr. Phil Schroeder, chair of the Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Department at Alfred State.