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February 2018

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Spotlight on construction management
Tue, Feb 27th, 2018

Alfred State College's construction management program was the focus of a recent article featured on FUEL, a website run by "word-toting construction junkies who build articles and drill into the details of construction."

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. assisting students through peer tutoring support
Tue, Feb 20th, 2018

Since the 2010-2011 academic year, the Foundation has provided $5,000 annually to the college’s peer tutoring program. As a result, the program has fulfilled more than 610 student requests over the last four years, providing more than 4,910 hours of support.

ASC students attend annual TD Ameritrade financial planning conference
Mon, Feb 19th, 2018

Tom Nally, Madison Webster, Adam Wilkins, and Kate HealyA pair of Alfred State College (ASC) financial planning majors were among just 54 students from throughout the nation who recently attended TD Ameritrade’s 2018 National LINC Conference in Orlando, FL. 

Alfred State partnering on Northland Workforce Training Center project
Mon, Feb 19th, 2018

In keeping with its focus of preparing students for in-demand careers, Alfred State is working with Northland Workforce Training Center to provide students a curriculum for hands-on training at the Buffalo facility.

Dr. Kellogg authors article on spy novel
Thu, Feb 15th, 2018

The article, titled “Philip Wylie's Superspy,” discusses a spy novel written by noted writer Philip Wylie (1902-1971).

Prize-winning Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, by James Baldwin
Thu, Feb 15th, 2018

The School of Arts and Sciences will celebrate Black History Month with the showing of this powerful, contemporary film. Based on James Baldwin’s life and writings and directed by Haitian-born, renowned filmmaker Raoul Peck, the film centers on the murders of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Alfred State employees graduate from Leadership Allegany
Tue, Feb 13th, 2018

Alfred State Director of Annual Giving Trish Haggerty and Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Kaitlyn Brown are among the 13 recent graduates of the Leadership Allegany program.

Digital media and animation students study in Tokyo
Mon, Feb 12th, 2018

students standing in front of the Tokyo National MuseumOver winter break, Alfred State College students of digital media and animation (DMA), along with Associate Professor Jeremy Speed-Schwartz, explored art, cinema, and animation in Japan as part of the college’s Studio Tokyo program. 

Architecture students present at ATP Conference
Mon, Feb 12th, 2018

several people standingThe Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) recently hosted 10 Alfred State students at the 17th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) symposium.

Ag grad goes back to farming roots
Fri, Feb 9th, 2018

“I wanted to get back to my agricultural roots and I love working with kids, so this is the best of both worlds,” said Stacey Johnston, Farm to School coordinator and ASC agricultural technology grad.

Rotary honor for ASC trustee
Thu, Feb 8th, 2018

The Corning Rotary Club recently recognized Charles Craig as the latest community member to be named a Paul Harris Fellow, the organization’s highest honor. Craig is SVP of science and technology, administration and operations at Corning Inc. and a member of the Alfred State College Council.

MacKenzie Makeover highlights list of campus upgrades
Wed, Feb 7th, 2018

students gathered in MacKenzie Complex, tv, chairs, tablesIn MacKenzie East, students are enjoying the newly renovated suites that encompass entire floors of the tower, including semi-private lounges, kitchenettes, and study areas.

Student scores big with role at IIHF World Junior Championships
Wed, Feb 7th, 2018

Cassidy, center, with some of the officials“Being able to experience and work behind-the-scenes of such a prestigious event opened up many opportunities,” Cassidy McCourt said. “As a host, our jobs began before the tournament did. It was our job to make sure everything ran smoothly and everyone adjusted well to being in Buffalo.” 

Spirit of Service Award recipients celebrated for service to others
Tue, Feb 6th, 2018

five people posing, one in middle holding a certificateThe 2018 Alfred State Faculty/Staff Spirit of Service Award recipient was Cassandra Bull, an AmeriCorps VISTA member focused on community based gardening and nutritional literacy.

Students embrace Black History Month
Mon, Feb 5th, 2018

several people in uniform creating a human pyramidTo enhance cultural awareness and strengthen the close-knit community of support at Alfred State College (ASC), students are amplifying cultural programming throughout the month of February with a variety of events.

Brothers/Alfred State grads aiming high with business expansion
Fri, Feb 2nd, 2018

Alfred State alumni and brothers Stephen and Matthew Vossler are expecting big things for their company, PM Research, now that it has expanded its Precision Armament Division into the 55,000-square-foot former GE Lufkin building in Wellsville.

Plenty of paths to BSN at Alfred State
Fri, Feb 2nd, 2018

male student in nursing uniform standing next to a bed in a labIn December, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that requires future registered nurse (RN) graduates of associate degree and diploma nursing programs to finish a baccalaureate completion program in nursing within 10 years after initial licensure in New York State.

Mardi Gras dinner set for Feb. 13
Thu, Feb 1st, 2018

The menu will include jambalaya, gumbo, shrimp etouffee, southern-fried chicken, red beans and rice, muffuletta and po’boy sandwiches, collard greens, king cake, pecan pralines, beignets, and more.