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November 2018


Alfred State College to host ‘A Holiday Spectacular’ winter concert Dec. 7
Fri, Nov 30th, 2018

The Alfred State College Performing Arts Department would like to invite you, your family, and friends to its free, annual Instrumental Music Winter Concert, “A Holiday Spectacular,” on Friday, Dec. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Orvis Activities Center Cappadonia Auditorium.

GCC "Constructs" Path to Alfred State College Graduation
Thu, Nov 29th, 2018

Alfred State and GCC repsAccording to a new academic articulation agreement executed between Genesee Community College (GCC) and Alfred State College (ASC) earlier this month, students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management degree can start the program by earning 50 transferable credits at Genesee Community College!

Officials look to ASC students for help with revitalization
Wed, Nov 28th, 2018

Community leaders in Canaseraga and the town of Burns are looking to revitalize their hometown with the help of some ideas put forth by Alfred State College architecture students.

Alfred State celebrates International Education Week
Tue, Nov 27th, 2018

several people sitting around a tableAs a way to celebrate and recognize the importance of cultural diversity, as well as international education and exchange, Alfred State College (ASC) recently held a series of events to coincide with International Education Week.

Students applaud Alfred State in SUNY opinion survey
Mon, Nov 19th, 2018

female student sitting in front of laptop at tableIn addition to its recent academic acclaim from several respected online ranking resources, Alfred State College is also receiving lots of praise from its students.

Hundreds of students make a difference during Celebrate Service, Celebrate Allegany
Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

Students volunteering during Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany 2018Approximately 200 students from Alfred State, Alfred University, and Houghton College recently engaged in a variety of community service projects throughout Allegany County during the seventh annual Celebrate Service, Celebrate Allegany day of service event.

Alfred State introduces new mechatronics technology programs
Wed, Nov 14th, 2018

The college has recently expanded its academic offerings to now include associate and bachelor’s degree programs in mechatronics technology. Classes for these programs will begin in the fall 2019 semester.

Students help bring music to Fassett GreenSpace
Tue, Nov 13th, 2018

Students at GreenSpace in WellsvilleThe ever-evolving Fassett GreenSpace in Wellsville is becoming not only more beautiful, but more musical, as well, thanks in part to some Alfred State College students.

House 55 on track for spring completion
Mon, Nov 12th, 2018

students working on the house during the spring of 2018.Once construction is finished, the 55th house that the college has built for the Wellsville community will include 1,800 square feet of space, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open-concept floor plan, a large master suite, outdoor living space, and a full basement. The house is located at 3867 Foundation Drive in Wellsville.

PAL students’ food drive collects over 500 items
Fri, Nov 9th, 2018

students wearing blue suite coats in front of cans of foodRecently, the PAL students held a food drive on both campuses, in which they encouraged fellow students, faculty, and staff to bring in any canned goods and nonperishable items and donate them in designated boxes.

ASC Day of Giving to take place Nov. 27
Fri, Nov 9th, 2018

This year, Alfred State is looking to raise $150,000 from 700 donors for its big day. 

Alfred State College cultivates student interest at National FFA Convention and Expo
Thu, Nov 8th, 2018

several students and faculty in front of a booth at a convention expoSeveral Alfred State College students and employees recently attended the 91st annual National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis, IN, where they set up a recruiting booth and spoke with numerous students about the benefits of an Alfred State education.

Dr. Kellogg authors article titled ‘Foiling Burglars with Holmes and Watson’
Wed, Nov 7th, 2018

Dr. Kellogg writes frequently about Sherlock Holmes, the legendary investigator created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. He is also the creator of the Barry Baskerville series of mystery books for children.

ASC top 10 in US for schools with selected STEM majors
Tue, Nov 6th, 2018

student standing in front of a bunch of blue wiresFor students looking to enter into court reporting or any number of in-demand STEM-related fields such as information technology, surveying, or architectural technology, Alfred State College is rated an excellent choice by several online ranking resources. 

Students help preserve historic mining town in California
Mon, Nov 5th, 2018

students standing in front of Carter Residence at Malakoff Diggins State Historic ParkParticipating in the trip were four building trades: building construction students: Kyle Coffey, of Caledonia; Justin Higgins, of Buffalo; Sasha Johnson, of Webster; and Gavin Hamilton, of New City, along with Brady Adams, instructor in the Building Trades Department.

Classico Italiana dinner set for Nov. 13
Fri, Nov 2nd, 2018

Classico Italiana dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 5-7 p.m. at The Rig located inside the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus. Cost of the meal is $17 for adults and $8 for children 10 and under.

Architecture students re-envision village of Andover
Thu, Nov 1st, 2018

Andover mayor speaks with studentsFourteen Alfred State College architecture students recently met with Andover village trustees to present their plan for improving the 200-plus-year-old municipality.

ASC Archery Team competes in 3-D National Championships
Thu, Nov 1st, 2018

Team member Jacob Houseknecht, draws his bow during the USA Archery Collegiate 3-D National Championships in Foley, AL.The students were among several hundred archers from across multiple disciplines who competed for top honors in the “3-D” season – a strategic form of archery using foam targets with irregular scoring rings at varying distances, terrain, and lighting conditions.

Record number of employers at ASC career fairs
Thu, Nov 1st, 2018

students and employers in the gymThe fall 2018 career fairs drew more employers to both campuses to recruit students than any previous career fairs.