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September 2017

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Oktoberfest dinner Oct. 5
Thu, Sep 28th, 2017

The cost of the meal is $17 for adults and $8 for children 10 and under. No reservations are required.

Students rally in support of Maintenance of Effort bill at Alfred State
Wed, Sep 27th, 2017

Marc Cohen, president of the SUNY Student Assembly, at podiumLooking to ensure the continuation of accessible, high-quality education at SUNY and CUNY schools, members of the SUNY Student Assembly recently gathered at Alfred State for a campaign event in support of the Maintenance of Effort (MOE) bill.

Fitness stations added to Pioneer Trail
Wed, Sep 27th, 2017

 sit-up bar/bench fitness station located along Alfred State’s Pioneer Trail systemThe stations now include a balance beam, push-up bar, horizontal ladder/monkey bars, pull-up bars, and a sit-up bar/bench.

Share of four-year students at Alfred State doubled since 2010
Mon, Sep 25th, 2017

Nursing studentIn 2010, approximately 24 percent of all students were enrolled for bachelor’s degrees, compared to 48 percent of all Alfred State Pioneers today.

New scholarship available for classic car enthusiasts
Thu, Sep 21st, 2017

Alfred State students interested in restoring classic cars now have the opportunity to apply for one of two scholarships worth $2,500, thanks to a $5,000 donation from the RPM Foundation.

AffordableColleges.com applauds Alfred State in two national rankings
Tue, Sep 19th, 2017

AffordableColleges.com has recognized Alfred State for quality and affordability in two of its most recent rankings. The organization named the college to its list of top out-of-state public schools in the US, and has also ranked Alfred State among 50 institutions with the most affordable online bachelor’s degrees.

Alfred State to host bulls and barrels rodeo
Mon, Sep 18th, 2017

Gina Boyd barrel racingIt will soon be time to saddle up for an exciting new event during Homecoming and Family Weekend at Alfred State. The college will host its first bulls and barrels rodeo on Saturday, Oct. 14.

University Police at Alfred State reaccredited
Mon, Sep 18th, 2017

Police officersWhile awards and honors aren’t why the officers of the University Police Department at Alfred State do their job, they do provide a testament to the quality of safety and security that these men and women in uniform provide every day on campus. The most recent acknowledgement of this came from the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), who granted the department’s reaccreditation earlier this month.

Dr. Kellogg authors ‘Barry Baskerville’s Marvelous Memory’
Thu, Sep 14th, 2017

cover of “Barry Baskerville’s Marvelous Memory,” the fifth book in the series about a boy detective This book is the fifth entry in a popular series of mysteries for children, and is available on the Amazon website. The book contains beautiful color illustrations by Gary Kato, a prominent Hawaiian artist.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. welcomes Ashworth as new board member
Wed, Sep 13th, 2017

Ruthanne AshworthThe Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, has welcomed a new board member, Ruthanne Ashworth, of Hornell.

Another No. 1 ranking for Alfred State
Tue, Sep 12th, 2017

students working on motorcycles in the labAlfred State is No. 1 among all SUNY schools in the Northern Regional Colleges category. For schools with out-of-state tuition and fees below $12,000, once again Alfred State earned a No. 1 ranking in the north.

Business Department granted candidacy for accreditation
Fri, Sep 8th, 2017

Programs within the department that are eligible for accreditation include the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), financial planning (BBA), sport management (BBA), technology management (BBA), the Associate of Science (AS) in business administration sport management (AS), the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in accounting and marketing (AAS).

Alfred State welcomes new employees
Thu, Sep 7th, 2017

Alfred State recently welcomed 37 new faculty and staff members.

Homecoming and Family Weekend taking place Oct. 12-14
Wed, Sep 6th, 2017

football player with helmet on pointing finger at cameraAlfred State wants to see you at Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 12-14.

New students lend a helping hand to local community
Tue, Sep 5th, 2017

two girls painting the side of a white buildingA total of 16 projects took place in five areas this year – Alfred, Almond, Belmont, Hornell, and Wellsville. The projects ranged from exterior and interior painting at Hornell Area Concern for Youth, to moving and organizing book collections at the David A. Howe Public Library, to screen printing with the Alfred Farmers Market, and more. 

New Locker Room Facility at Pioneer Stadium
Tue, Sep 5th, 2017

Athletic director, President Sullivan, and Senator Catharine Young outside cutting the blue ribbonThe facility features three locker room spaces. The largest space has over 100 lockers, showers, restrooms, and a laundry room while on the other side of the building there are a pair of identical locker rooms with 30 lockers, showers, and restrooms.

All aboard: Hinkle Library featuring exhibit on Erie Railroad
Fri, Sep 1st, 2017

image depicting Erie Station in AlfredA wide variety of photographs, pictures, books, and objects are on loan from the museum, including railroad memorabilia such as lanterns, timetables, tickets, uniforms, postcards, and maps.

CCET to host course on handling aggressive dogs
Fri, Sep 1st, 2017

The course titled “Aggressive Dogs in the Line of Duty” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Lake Lodge in Alfred costs $50 to attend. To register, please contact CCET at 607-587-4015 or at ccet@alfredstate.edu.