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November 2017


Alfred State Professor Torpey completes NYC Marathon
Tue, Nov 21st, 2017

An associate professor in the Computer and Information Technology Department, Torpey ran in the NYC Marathon for the first time. After 3 hours, 35 minutes, and 38 seconds, he crossed the finish line, averaging an impressive 8:14 per mile or 7.2 mph.

Campus Public Safety Officer Howe receives SUNY award
Tue, Nov 21st, 2017

Matthew Heller, Jaime Howe, and Gregory SammonsAlfred State College is pleased to announce that Campus Public Safety Officer (CPSO) Jaime Howe was recently presented with a State University of New York (SUNY) Professional Service Award.

Construction on House 55 underway
Mon, Nov 20th, 2017

students working on House 55 The project involves the efforts of students in numerous programs, including building trades: building construction; masonry; heavy equipment operations; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning; and electrical construction and maintenance electrician.

ASC ranks Top 10 in US for computer and engineering degrees
Fri, Nov 17th, 2017

Mechanical engineering technology studentStudents anywhere in the nation searching for a school with a degree in web development will find there is no higher-ranked choice than Alfred State College (ASC).

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. welcomes Smith as new board member
Wed, Nov 15th, 2017

Bradley SmithAn instructor in the Automotive Trades Department, Smith joined the Alfred State faculty in 2015. In this position, he instructs freshman automotive students.

Evelyn Turner and Culinary Arts Dept. support local veterans group
Tue, Nov 14th, 2017

Mark Voorhees, President Dr. Skip Sullivan, Evelyn Turner, and David ChilsonDuring the college’s Festa Italiana dinner, Turner donated $5,000 to the veterans group. In addition to Turner’s generosity, the Culinary Art Department’s fundraiser dinner, bake sale, and donation jar from that day raised roughly $4,000 for the organization.

Wellsville community benefiting through Alfred State, YMCA partnership
Fri, Nov 10th, 2017

students playing dodgeball in the Pioneer Student UnionLocated on the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville, the PSU includes numerous recreation offerings, from ping pong and foosball tables to basketball and racquetball courts, as well as a Health and Wellness Center where students can receive medical treatment or be connected with counseling services. 

State officials gather ideas for Farm Bill during stop at Alfred State
Fri, Nov 10th, 2017

President Sullivan at podium with state representatives seated to the left in front of a crowd in the SLCLooking to cultivate the 2018 Farm Bill, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard Ball and several other officials visited Alfred State recently to speak with and gather feedback from constituents about the critical legislation. 

ASC ranked top five in US for “new collar jobs"
Thu, Nov 9th, 2017

student wearing a hard helmet next to a solar panelFor all 14 of the degree programs now offered to new students at the School of Applied Technology, Alfred State College (ASC) ranks among the top five schools in the nation. Graduates are able to launch their careers in the automotive, construction, manufacturing, and restaurant industries after two years of study.

Jim Grillo receives Alfred State President’s Medallion
Wed, Nov 8th, 2017

Jim GrilloSUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Jim Grillo was honored with the Alfred State President’s Medallion Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Alfred State Lake Lodge. 

Alfred State Day of Giving set for Nov. 28
Tue, Nov 7th, 2017

The college is looking to raise $120,000 from more than 500 donors during its Day of Giving, set for Nov. 28. 

Civic, student engagement pros share leadership expertise at conferences
Mon, Nov 6th, 2017

Zac Barbis, residence director and coordinator of Student Leadership, and Brittany Richards, coordinator of Student Activities, presented at the Mid-Atlantic Region Conference for the National Association of Campus Activities in Buffalo, and the College Student Personnel Association of New York State Annual Conference in Corning.

Building a career in two years
Fri, Nov 3rd, 2017

several students wearing yellow hard hats“The Rochester career day is to give students the opportunity to explore construction-related skilled trades through hands-on activities,” stated Dr. Craig Clark, vice president of Economic Development at Alfred State. “The students know these careers are well paying and available in the region.”

Duell finishes 2nd at USA Archery Collegiate 3D National Championships
Thu, Nov 2nd, 2017

Alfred State Archery Club member Trystan DuellTrystan Duell shot his way to an impressive second-place individual finish in the men's compound/open class at the USA Archery Collegiate 3D National Championships in Foley, AL.

ASC top 10 in US for selected arts and sciences degrees
Thu, Nov 2nd, 2017

female student standing in front of medical equipmentFrom health technologies to veterinary care and forensic science, Alfred State College (ASC) is ranked top 10 in the nation among schools with selected majors. The 2018 Best Colleges list from US News and World Report and other ranking sites have awarded the college high national honors when comparing schools offering programs in the School of Arts and Sciences.

‘Camouflage’ exhibit addresses social norms, non-conformity
Wed, Nov 1st, 2017

female face with blue maskArtist Tracy Hetzel will be presenting the resultant watercolor exhibition titled “Camouflage” at the Hinkle Memorial Library Gallery from Nov. 3-29.