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April 2018

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Hot Dog Day a ‘doggone’ good time
Mon, Apr 30th, 2018

three students standing and smilingWith the beautiful weather, thousands of attendees came out to eat hot dogs, shop the stands of local vendors, and simply enjoy the community festival. In addition to the fun, the annual event also usually raises upwards of $10,000 for local charities, and this year was no exception.

Archery team earns 2nd-place finish in championship event
Mon, Apr 30th, 2018

Jacob Pollock, Austin Zauner, and Joshua Harp holding a plaqueThe three-member Alfred State men’s bowhunter team consisted of Austin Zauner (construction management, Darien Center), Joshua Harp (surveying and geomatics engineering technology, Farmington), and Jacob Pollock (mechanical engineering technology, Franklinville).  

Student leads initiative to discourage use of plastic bags on campus
Fri, Apr 27th, 2018

Peter York is pictured with one of the reusable bags Looking to the future, York said, “My end vision is to completely eliminate single-use plastic bags on Alfred State’s campus and create a sustainably minded culture while doing so.”

Binghamton Devils Career Fair a valuable networking opportunity for ASC students
Thu, Apr 26th, 2018

several students sitting in front of the ice rinkJohn Lisec, an assistant professor in the Business Department, said the event provided a wonderful opportunity for Alfred State sport management students to interact with sport industry professionals and develop tangible opportunities for success and job placement.

BUV team earns third straight top finish in annual competition
Wed, Apr 25th, 2018

three male students standing next to a basic utility vehicleThe victory marks the fifth time an Alfred State team has finished first in the competition. The college has also come in second four times since first entering the event in 2006.

Business students connect with industry professionals at FPA meeting in Rochester
Tue, Apr 24th, 2018

several smiling studentsDuring this recent trip, 13 students attended a presentation from the meeting’s featured speaker, Kathleen Roth, CFP® CeFT®, president and co-founder of Waterstone Financial Services. After the presentation, the students were able to network with Roth and other professionals at the meeting. 

Three students honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards
Mon, Apr 23rd, 2018

Helen Dean, Eric Eddy, and Cassandra RobbersReceiving awards from Alfred State were Helen Dean (business administration, Whitesville), Eric Eddy (culinary arts: baking, production, and management, Olean), and Cassandra Robbers (business administration, Almond).

Alfred State professionals present on first-year student program at national conference
Fri, Apr 20th, 2018

The delegation from ASC included Cindy Thorp, academic success coach; Natasha Daniels, academic navigator; Troy Morehouse, director of Student Engagement; and Mallory Morehouse, associate director of Orientation and Family Programs.

Volunteers make a difference through civic engagement trips
Thu, Apr 19th, 2018

seven female nursing studentsFor example, some Alfred State College (ASC) faculty and staff members recently led dozens of students on service trips to Myrtle Beach, SC; New Orleans, LA; and Yabucoa, Puerto Rico.

ASC celebrates Workforce Development Center
Tue, Apr 17th, 2018

several people standing behind a ribbon with large pair of scissorsThis fall, the structure will be home to freshman and senior building construction trades shops, as well as open lab space, state-of-the-art classrooms, and faculty offices. This center was made possible through donations, grants, and the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., which owns the Wellsville campus.  

New members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa honor society chapter
Tue, Apr 17th, 2018

three girls standing next to a bannerA total of 23 new members were recently inducted into Alfred State College’s chapter of the world’s largest and most prestigious honor society for two-year college students, Phi Theta Kappa. 

67th annual Alumni Choral Concert set for April 22
Mon, Apr 16th, 2018

The Alfred State College Choir Alumni organization will present its 67th annual spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22 in the Anthony C. Cappadonia Auditorium in the Orvis Activities Center on the Alfred campus.

Alfred State College to celebrate Earth Week
Fri, Apr 13th, 2018

Beginning Monday, April 16, Alfred State College will be hosting a weeklong series of events in celebration of Earth Week 2018.

US Department of Commerce Invests $1.5 Million in Alfred State College’s BDCC Facility
Fri, Apr 13th, 2018

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross recently announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.5 million grant to the Research Foundation for The State University of New York, Alfred State College to renovate and expand an existing building to house the Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center (BDDC).

Alfred State College to host BBQ dinner April 26
Fri, Apr 13th, 2018

The Alfred State College Culinary Arts Department will host a barbecue dinner from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 26.

Alfred State students honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence
Thu, Apr 12th, 2018

Hannah VuozzoState University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson honored 249 SUNY students from across the state in Albany recently with the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, including Alfred State College’s own Hannah Vuozzo and Katherine Holmok.

Mayday Parade, Murs headline April 18 concert at ASC
Tue, Apr 10th, 2018

Mayday Parade MursTickets are on sale at the Campus Store and cost $5 for students in advance, $10 for non-students, and $10 at the gate. For more information, please call 607-587-4075 or email studentactivities@alfredstate.edu

MacKenzie Makeover phase one completion celebrated
Mon, Apr 9th, 2018

several people standing behind a ribbon being cutWith the first phase of the MacKenzie Makeover renovation now finished, Alfred State College and its project partners recently celebrated the new look and amenities of the largest residence hall on campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Local schools compete in Science and Technology Fair
Fri, Apr 6th, 2018

several students holding certificates and ribbonsA total of 154 students presented 138 science and technology projects to the judges for a chance at a share of the $1,590 in prize money. Participants were divided into three divisions: senior (grades 10-12), junior (grades seven through nine), and novice (grades four through six).

Hundreds of students connect with dozens of employers at career fair
Thu, Apr 5th, 2018

student speaking with two men at career fair“We always encourage students, from freshmen on up, to participate. Those who aren’t ready to start looking for work can simply walk around and see what a career fair is,” said Elaine Morsman, director of the Alfred State Center for Career Development.

Ribbon-cutting for Workforce Development Center to be held Friday, April 13
Wed, Apr 4th, 2018

To RSVP for the ribbon-cutting, please contact Pam Brandes by Friday, April 6 at 607-587-3101 or at BrandePJ@alfredstate.edu.

Sport management students network with industry pros
Mon, Apr 2nd, 2018

three male studentsThree Alfred State sport management students were able to gain valuable industry insight and engage in a number of significant networking opportunities recently during the 2018 Niagara University Sport, Recreation, and Tourism Summit.