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August 2018


New students make a difference on Community Action Day
Thu, Aug 30th, 2018

group of students in front of a houseRecently, 98 students participated in the school’s Community Action Day, the annual day of service that takes place during the college’s Week of Welcome, in which new students engage in a number of local community service projects.

Alfred State College making a powerful impact with sustainability efforts
Mon, Aug 27th, 2018

Senior Director of Facilities Services Glenn Brubaker poses with a new energy efficient satellite boilerSustainability is a top priority at Alfred State College. That’s why over the past eight years, the school has taken a number of ecofriendly steps to reduce its environmental footprint, while increasing energy efficiency on campus.

Alumna introduces New Zealand farming practices into family business
Fri, Aug 24th, 2018

After graduating from Alfred State College in 2012, Diana Burley found herself on an airplane bound for New Zealand to work on a 2,000-cow grazing farm in Canterbury. It was here that the agricultural business graduate first encountered the “Kiwi” cows, a particular breed that produces quality milk that is high in butterfat and protein.

Alfred State College greets new students for 2018-19 academic year
Thu, Aug 23rd, 2018

Students, faculty, and staff create a human Alfred State College logoThis year’s incoming class consists of 1,445 students from 57 of New York’s 62 counties and 15 additional states, plus international students from eight countries.

Students arrive on campus for start of new school year
Wed, Aug 22nd, 2018

red van, people moving items into Burdick Hall, yellow and blue balloons“It’s always exciting to see students moving into the residence halls for the start of the new school year,” said Matt Ryan, senior director of Residential Services. “We do our best each year to make sure that students feel welcome on campus, especially in the living areas that they will be calling home for the next several months.”

Healthy demand for medical professionals leads to new department
Wed, Aug 22nd, 2018

female student in a lab with medical equipment Existing programs that have become a part of the Allied Health Department include coding and reimbursement specialist (certificate), diagnostic medical sonography (AAS), health information technology (AAS), healthcare management (BTech), and radiologic technology (AAS).

Homecoming and Family Weekend set for Oct. 5-7
Wed, Aug 15th, 2018

male student holding a playing cardPioneer Pride will be in full force once again during Alfred State College’s annual Homecoming and Family Weekend celebration, scheduled for Oct. 5-7 this year.

President Sullivan focuses on memories during Opening Remarks speech
Mon, Aug 13th, 2018

President Skip with Orvis and Ox mascotsPresident Dr. Skip Sullivan asked employees to remember some significant moments in their own lives, from their first bike, to their first car, to their first kiss.

Bringing the power: ASC professors install solar suitcases for communities in Puerto Rico
Mon, Aug 6th, 2018

Alfred State professors during Puerto Rico tripA pair of Alfred State College faculty members made a powerful difference recently when they helped install sustainable solar devices for Puerto Rican communities in need.

DASNY announces start of $18 million second phase renovation of MacKenzie Complex
Thu, Aug 2nd, 2018

Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), announced today the start of the $18 million second phase renovation of Alfred State College's MacKenzie Complex.

ASC Motorsports Technology Supports Woodhull Racers Aug. 11
Wed, Aug 1st, 2018

Alfred State Auto Trades studentAlfred State College has joined the growing list of track sponsors at “New York’s Toughest Bullring.” Specifically, Alfred State’s motorsports technology program will participate in the race night on Saturday, Aug. 11.

STEM advocates gather for annual conference at Alfred State College
Wed, Aug 1st, 2018

Dr. Clint Ballinger standing in front of audience with microphoneThis year’s event featured 42 diverse STEM presentations, as well as tours of Alfred State’s Zero Energy Home, forensics labs, and Micro-Nano Fabrication Laboratory. The full conference provided up to 18 hours of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) certified professional development hours.