The object of the competition is to provide SAE student members with a challenging project that involves the design, planning, and manufacturing tasks found when introducing a new product to the consumer industrial market.
In the coming months, the Center for Community Education and Training (CCET) will provide several professional and certification courses for both current law enforcement officers and students in support of the new Alfred State Police Academy.
Retirees were honored recently at the college’s annual recognition luncheon.
Recognized at the annual employee recognition banquet were: Gina Boyd, Pam Brandes, Dr. Hollie Hall, Deb Markham, and KathyAnn Sager. Each received a certificate and a monetary gift.
Dr. Melvin Chambliss received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, while Dr. Douglas Pierson was honored with the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. Dr. Jon Owejan was the recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, and Deborah Pratt received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service.
Alfred State College students were able to tour the athletic facilities at Penn State University recently, gaining some valuable advice and insight into sport facility management along the way.
Imagine having a new college degree, a new job, along with a new car, and one very happy mom. Buffalo native Joe Geegba exited commencement at Alfred State College (ASC) with a diploma for a building trades: building construction associate degree in one hand, and keys to a 2012 Chevy Cruze in the other.
The Center for Community Education and Training at Alfred State College will host two informative events that are open to the public in June: “Taking Action for Companion Animals with Libby Post,” and “A Morning with Dr. Bertha Madras: An Opioid Epidemic Seminar.”
Despite a decline in the number of high school graduates in New York State, the ASC orientation class is growing by 15 percent. Alfred State also has a 15 percent increase for incoming students who made their deposit to secure their future as a Pioneer.
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.
Since 2013, Alfred State has been involved in a boiler decentralization project to remove the buildings’ dependency on the heating plant in favor of new energy-efficient boilers.
The 2018-2019 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.
Alfred State recognized approximately 750 May 2018 graduates during commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 13. Dr. Skip Sullivan, president, presided over the event, held on the Alfred campus.
This year’s displays highlighted a turbojet engine, building construction projects, a portable snowmaker, an automatic tailgate, civic engagement projects, an emergency housing unit, an innovative motorcycle transporter, and more.
Phi Kappa Phi is proud to add its newest members, as these inductees embody the organization's motto, "Let the love of learning rule humanity."
For an entire weekend at the camp, led by Building Trades Assistant Professor Mark Payne, Culinary Arts Instructor Brian Decker, and Building Trades Lecturer Jason Linn, the team of seven ASC students installed a 200-foot French drain, repaired drainage ditches to minimize water damage, completed spring cleanup, and installed a fence to restrict campers to a certain area.
College Consensus confirms that ASC is highly valued by existing students. When it comes to the Student Consensus rating, Alfred State’s score of 75 ranks ASC best in New York among all public colleges and universities of any size.
After an extensive investigation into a series of small fires that took place in November 2017 in the Mackenzie North residence hall at Alfred State College, the State University Police Department announced the arrest of Mazen M. Elzibk, 20, of Smithtown.
Kacie Matuszak, of Henrietta, is also starting work in the construction industry. Before even earning her bachelor’s degree in architecture, she has a position waiting for her at Pathfinder Engineers & Architects, based in Rochester.
The conference showcases the original research and creative activities of undergraduate students across the State University of New York (SUNY) system through oral presentations, posters, and performances.
Alfred State College celebrated the achievements of hundreds of students recently during the 34th annual Honors Convocation, with Dr. Kristin Poppo, provost, presiding over the event, and SUNY Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Physics Lawrence E. Burns serving as grand marshal.
During the scholarship award presentation at Alfred State, the students were presented with Forty & Eight emblem training pins.
According to Eric Wilmot, chair of the Automotive Trades Department, the college entered six vehicles in the competition, four of which belong to the school, and two others that are student-owned. Students drove or co-drove the cars, while everyone had volunteer duties that involved assisting the Green Grand Prix organizers with fueling, tech inspections, and set-up.
Once completed, the 2,010-square-foot open concept house will feature three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large master suite, a two-car garage, a full basement, and a wrap-around porch. The house will be located at 3889 Foundation Drive.
Students from both Alfred State and Alfred University, as well as local community members came ready to relay for 12 hours with a fundraising goal of $20,000. Altogether, 23 teams were able to surpass that goal.