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Alfred State reflects on top stories for 2017
Wed, Dec 20th, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, Alfred State is taking a look back at some of its biggest stories from the year.

Architecture students envision future of Buffalo-area mall
Tue, Dec 19th, 2017

Speaking to members of the Clarence Town Board, ASC architecture Design Studio 5 students recently presented their idea, which involves creating a huge campus where people would live, work, and play.

Alfred State couple’s story filled with harmony
Mon, Dec 18th, 2017

cover of an album produced in the 1950s by the Alfred State Concert ChoirFor one particular couple, the Alfred State College Choir has its own special significance. Singing in the choir, in fact, ended up leading to a harmonious, decades-long story of love for the pair, with plenty of high notes along the way. 

Therapy dogs help students de-stress during finals week
Mon, Dec 18th, 2017

male student laying on top of a dog on the floor“Some students, upon seeing their favorite dog, go directly to the dog and stay there the entire time, petting it and talking with the handler. So many of them tell us they look forward to the dogs all semester, that it’s the best part of the semester,” Amie Acton said.

How Alfred State is able to earn a 99 percent score
Fri, Dec 15th, 2017

Carina Scalise sitting at a computer, interior diagram hanging on the wallMany students are majoring in a program in which there are more employers ready to hire than there are available graduates.

Planting seeds for success at the College Farm
Fri, Dec 15th, 2017

2016 agricultural business graduate Sam Mietlowski (Alden)To keep its students competitive in an evolving agricultural industry, Alfred State is diversifying its educational offerings.

Design-build team finishes third in construction competition
Thu, Dec 14th, 2017

students standing on stairsCompeting against seven other schools, Alfred State placed third in the design-build division in this year’s Associated Schools of Construction Region 1 Student Competition held last month in Albany.

Technology management students tour Alstom facility
Wed, Dec 13th, 2017

group of students at the Alstom facilityAlong the tour, students were connected with all phases of the creation of rail cars, from Web-based programming to live manufacturing.

Alfred State alum Jeff Mahl driving forth a legacy
Tue, Dec 12th, 2017

man and an older model carNext summer, Alfred State alum Jeff Mahl will be covering the 13,000-plus-mile original 1908 Great Race route across three continents. His great-grandfather, George Schuster was the winner of the international competition.

More medical imaging programs in development
Tue, Dec 12th, 2017

professor demonstrating medical equipment, female student watching and female student lying on medical equipmentProposed programs include echocardiography (Associate in Applied Science), magnetic resonant imaging (certificate), computed tomography (certificate), and medical imaging sciences (Bachelor of Technology).

New Presidential Aspiring Leaders Program
Mon, Dec 11th, 2017

group of PAL students with President Sullivan and Tammy ConradThe Presidential Aspiring Leaders (PAL) Program was created recently for students who possess a strong work ethic, display commitment and dedication to their studies, are engaged in the community and the college, and are looking to strengthen their leadership skills.

Alfred State a family affair for the Harveys
Mon, Dec 11th, 2017

Austin, Kylie, and Anthony HarveySince the fall of 2014, Anthony, 49, has been enrolled as a full-time student at the college after losing his job as a mechanic due to a factory closing. He initially began in the air conditioning and heating technology program on the Wellsville campus and quickly excelled, becoming an Honors Program student and graduating in 2016 with a 4.0 GPA.

Alfred State’s Day of Giving raises more than $150,000
Fri, Dec 8th, 2017

staff and students at the check presentation receptionAs of the time this article was written, 954 donors had contributed a total of $152,788 in cash and pledges, with donations still coming in online and through the mail. The funds that were not restricted to a certain area will be used to support the greatest needs of the college, primarily scholarships, new programming, updated technology, and athletic programs.

Architecture students envision future layout of Canaseraga
Thu, Dec 7th, 2017

Architecture students in Canaseraga.The village of Canaseraga recently received some help with envisioning its comprehensive plan after Alfred State architecture students presented their designs for the future layout of the municipality recently at the Canaseraga High School.

Students learn from industry pros at Brooklyn Nets Networking Event
Thu, Dec 7th, 2017

Students at Citi Field in NYC.Some Alfred State sport management students were recently able to connect with key, senior-level sports industry executives during a Brooklyn Nets Networking Event.

CCET workshop to address suicidal behaviors, self-injury
Wed, Dec 6th, 2017

This workshop will include practical suggestions for assessing suicidal ideation, intent, plans, and related behaviors among children and adolescents. Non-suicidal self-injury, such as cutting, scratching, and burning, will also be discussed in detail.

Architecture students create stunning model for Buffalo’s Guaranty Building
Mon, Dec 4th, 2017

Associate Professor David Carli, left, and the students who constructed the model, standing next to the modelVisitors to Buffalo’s Guaranty Building may witness the talented work of Alfred State architecture students when viewing an impressive replica model now permanently on display in the first floor. 

Sleight gains valuable experience helping Duke basketball teams
Mon, Dec 4th, 2017

sport management major Kiana Sleight next to Duke stadium signAs a result of the skills and knowledge she has gained in her sport management major and a connection she made on LinkedIn, Kiana Sleight was able to assist one of the most storied college basketball schools of all-time with its 2017 Countdown to Craziness night: Duke University.

Alfred Food Pantry and Alfred Community Garden: Growing Together
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017

David Dubois and Hope Zaccagni; Cassandra Bull, and Barb PierceThe end of the harvest season for 2017 has kicked off the next period of planning between the Alfred Food Pantry and the Alfred Community Garden.

Alfred State to host ‘A Night of Broadway’ winter concert Dec. 9
Fri, Dec 1st, 2017

The Performing Arts Department would like to invite you, your family, and friends to its free, annual Instrumental Music Winter Concert, “A Night of Broadway,” on Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Orvis Activities Center Cappadonia Auditorium.