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March 2019


New four-year agriculture program coming to Alfred State in fall 2019
Fri, Mar 29th, 2019

Alfred State agriculture studentAlfred State College is excited to announce that it will soon launch the first four-year agriculture program in the school’s history.

Local schools compete in Science and Technology Fair at Alfred State College
Thu, Mar 28th, 2019

students holding their ribbonsParticipating districts included Addison, Alfred-Almond, Archbishop Walsh STCS, Bolivar-Richburg, Cassadaga Valley, Friendship, Hinsdale, Hornell, Houghton Academy, Lima Christian School, Portville, Prattsburgh, and St. Ann’s Academy.

Students compete in 2019 SkillsUSA Postsecondary Championship at Alfred State College
Wed, Mar 27th, 2019

gold medal winners A total of 54 students from three schools competed against each other in one of the nation’s most prestigious showcases of career and technical aptitude. Schools competing this year included State University of New York (SUNY) College of Technology at Alfred, SUNY Delhi, and the Culinary Institute of America.

Student Riko Hayano honored as Newman Civic Fellow
Wed, Mar 27th, 2019

Riko Hayano Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 262 students who will make up the organization’s 2019-2020 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Alfred State College’s own Riko Hayano.

‘Stirring the Pot’ event to highlight Native American culture
Mon, Mar 25th, 2019

Dr. Joe Stahlman and Dr. Fileve PalmerAlfred State’s Center for Intercultural Unity is pleased to host a unique exploration of indigenous culture from 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday, March 28 in the Orvis Activities Center’s Cappadonia Auditorium.

Alfred State launches competitive gaming team
Mon, Mar 25th, 2019

students sitting in front of computersThe Alfred State Esports team launched this spring, and affords students the opportunity to go head-to-head against other colleges in many competitive games, including Overwatch, Rainbow Siege Six, League of Legends, and Super Smash Bros.

Alfred State alum competes at Arnold Sports Festival
Thu, Mar 21st, 2019

Jake Grisewood, a 2013 graduate of Alfred State College’s building trades: building construction program, recently showcased his strength against competitors from around the world in the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

STEM Education Summer Institute set for July 28-30 at Alfred State
Tue, Mar 19th, 2019

Taking place July 28-30, 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.

James Baldwin’s America Returns to Alfred State
Mon, Mar 18th, 2019

If you wish to join us, please call or email Mary Hoffman, Secretary, ASC School of Arts and Sciences, at 608-587-3621 or

Best Foot Forward campaign launched
Mon, Mar 18th, 2019

student holding up her t-shirtPromoting civil, empathetic, and respectful communication is the primary goal of Alfred State College’s new Best Foot Forward campaign.

Another excellent showing for Alfred State Archery
Tue, Mar 12th, 2019

students holding trophiesJacob Patanella, an Alfred State mechanical engineering technology major from Churchville, center, won the championship in the fixed pins class last weekend at the ASA Winter Can Am Classic in Syracuse.

Alfred State alum talks tech training with School Bus Fleet Magazine
Mon, Mar 11th, 2019

Jason Johnson, a 2000 heavy equipment truck and diesel technology program graduate and president of the New York Head Mechanics Association, was recently featured in an article by School Bus Fleet Magazine.

High schoolers compete in 30th annual SkillsUSA Regional Conference at Alfred State
Mon, Mar 11th, 2019

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.

Alfred State College joins campuses nationwide in effort to be ‘Voter Friendly’
Fri, Mar 8th, 2019

According to Jonathan Hilsher, director of Civic Engagement, “This designation is an extension of Alfred State’s focus on preparing involved students for successful careers and purposeful lives."

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues support of students through work-grant program
Thu, Mar 7th, 2019

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.

Runners put best foot forward
Wed, Mar 6th, 2019

Indoor track and field athletesA group of Pioneer athletes stepped up in a big way recently in order to help make a fellow competitor’s dream come true.

Food and supply drive held for local animal shelters
Tue, Mar 5th, 2019

dog food, chew toys, etc.From chew toys, to blankets, to treats, and much more, Alfred State College recently collected many different items for local animal shelters in need of food and supplies.

Newman Club provides help and hope during service trip to Harrisburg
Mon, Mar 4th, 2019

several students sittingA group of Alfred State and Alfred University students within the Newman Club made a positive impact on a neighborhood in need recently during a weekend service trip to Harrisburg, PA.