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March 2018

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Students compete in 2018 SkillsUSA Postsecondary Championship
Fri, Mar 30th, 2018

gold medal winners A total of 52 students from two schools competed against each other in one of the nation’s most prestigious showcases of career and technical aptitude.

Students learn self-defense in Rape Aggression Defense class
Thu, Mar 29th, 2018

instructors and participants of the 2018 Rape Aggression Defense courseGaining the skills and knowledge they need to defend themselves, seven participants recently successfully completed the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) course at Alfred State College (ASC).

Weaver honored as 2018 Newman Civic Fellow
Wed, Mar 28th, 2018

Hannah WeaverCampus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 268 students who will make up the organization’s 2018 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Alfred State College’s own Hannah Weaver.

Drama Club to perform ‘Harvey’ April 4-7
Wed, Mar 28th, 2018

All shows will take place at the Alfred State Lake Lodge, 6107 Terbury Road in Alfred Station. Tickets are available in the Student Leadership Center and the Alfred Campus Store. Dinner theater tickets must be purchased by March 30.

Architecture grad designing his future with bamboo
Tue, Mar 27th, 2018

Mathew WatsonMathew Watson, a 2017 graduate of the Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) program at Alfred State, has embarked on a global journey to launch his career in architecture, one that includes a rather unique focus – bamboo.

Alfred State installs its third class of inductees in the Sigma Lambda Chi honor society
Mon, Mar 26th, 2018

new members of the Sigma Lambda Chi honor societymembers of the Sigma Lambda Chi honor societyNine students were recently installed in the Zeta V Chapter of the Sigma Lambda Chi (SLC) honor society at Alfred State.   

Alfred State College to open police academy
Fri, Mar 23rd, 2018

Alfred State College University Police SUV“The academy directly benefits the entire western New York region and provides police departments in Allegany and neighboring counties with high-quality law enforcement training opportunities and access to the corresponding certifications,” said Gregory Sammons, Alfred State vice president for Student Affairs.

ASC to host ribbon-cutting for phase one of MacKenzie Makeover
Fri, Mar 23rd, 2018

Photo of inside of MacKenzie ComplexAlfred State College (ASC) is celebrating the new look and amenities of the largest residence hall on campus with completion of phase one of its MacKenzie Makeover project. ASC will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. April 6 in the Commons area of the MacKenzie Complex.

Professor Flynn hosting discussions on James Baldwin's America
Thu, Mar 22nd, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20, from 5-6:30 p.m., the Alfred Box of Books Library with Alfred State's Emeritus Distinguished Professor Joe Flynn, held the first of six planned Tuesday evening discussion sessions of James Baldwin's America.

Linn to Lead Pioneer Football
Wed, Mar 21st, 2018

Head football coach Scott LinnAlfred State Director of Athletics Jason Doviak has announced the hiring of Scott Linn as the new executive head football coach for the Pioneers.

Nursing students to aid Haiti residents
Tue, Mar 20th, 2018

two males each holding their thumb upAlfred State College (ASC) nursing students in the Hope for Health Club will once again be providing some much-needed medical aid to residents of Haiti when they travel to the country this coming May.

STEM Education Summer Institute to be held at Alfred State College July 29-31
Fri, Mar 16th, 2018

Taking place July 29-31, the institute is hosted by the New York State STEM Education Collaborative, and provides a way for kindergarten-through-college-level educators to learn new techniques for engaging students of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers.

ASC’s Van Valen wins national championship, Mattison finishes 5th
Thu, Mar 15th, 2018

Teammate Ryan Mattison, left, and George (Ian) Van Valen, right Van Valen capped an amazing career at ASC by becoming the 184-pound national title winner at the 2018 NCWA Championships in Allen, TX, on March 10. Teammate Ryan Mattison, a construction management major from Brockport, earned an impressive fifth-place finish nationally in the heavyweight bracket.

Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of Burgard High School's Advanced Manufacturing Labs
Thu, Mar 15th, 2018

Burgard machine tool studentGov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art Welding Lab, and renovations of the existing Machine Tool Lab and Auto Lab at Burgard High School in Buffalo. The $3.2 million Buffalo Billion initiative lead by Alfred State College provides the high-tech tools students need to train for careers in welding, automotive and other cutting-edge careers.

High schoolers compete in 29th annual SkillsUSA Regional Conference at Alfred State
Mon, Mar 12th, 2018

Skills tests ranged from criminal justice to TV/video production to public speaking. Alfred State faculty, staff, and students were heavily involved in the design, implementation, and judging of many of the contests. Many of the high school students were exposed to a college campus for the first time.

Seafood buffet at Refinery Restaurant March 29
Thu, Mar 8th, 2018

The menu will include Caribbean conch chowder, clams, oysters, mussels, calamari, crab stuffed mushrooms, smoked salmon, crab legs, shrimp, fried fresh cod, and more.

Engine donation provides excellent hands-on learning opportunity
Wed, Mar 7th, 2018

six people standing around a large engineUtica General Peterbilt donated a PACCAR engine to Alfred State in the fall semester, and Joe Morrison, a fleet service manager, recently visited the School of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville to provide students with training on the engine.

ASC student named NYS Ag Society Ambassador
Tue, Mar 6th, 2018

several people standingAlfred State agricultural technology student Andrew Richards, of Silver Springs, recently represented the college as a 2018 Ambassador at the 185th New York State Agricultural Society Annual Meeting and Forum in Syracuse. 

ASC partnership with Monroe Tractor going strong
Tue, Mar 6th, 2018

student operating a piece of heavy equipment to move large stonesAs a result of valued partnerships with a number of companies and organizations, Alfred State College (ASC) is able to provide unique hands-on learning experiences and real-world equipment that can help turn students into job-ready workers once they graduate. 

ASC students meet with employers at nursing, medical career fair
Mon, Mar 5th, 2018

student speaking with an employer at career fairElaine Morsman, director of the Career Development Center at Alfred State, noted that the demand for employees in these fields is stronger than ever, and that ASC is well-suited to help meet that demand. 

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues support of students through work-grant program
Mon, Mar 5th, 2018

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., annually provides $10,000 to Alfred State students through its work-grant program, allowing students who are ineligible for Federal College Work-Study funds to find employment on campus.