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April 2019


Alfred State students race to success at Green Grand Prix
Tue, Apr 30th, 2019

Auto Trades students at Green Grand PrixAlfred State Automotive Trades students had an excellent showing at the annual Toyota Green Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International Raceway earlier this month. The Pioneers assisted other racers and ended up earning individual and team awards in several different categories.

Print and Mail Services earns two In-Print awards
Tue, Apr 30th, 2019

Domed name badgesPersonalized Viewbook CoversAlfred State College’s Print and Mail Services Office recently took home a pair of awards from the In-Plant Printing and Mail Association’s annual In-Print contest.

Alfred State students honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence
Fri, Apr 26th, 2019

Peter YorkCarolyn WrightState University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson honored 210 SUNY students from across the state in Albany recently with the 2018 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, including Alfred State College’s own Peter York and Carolyn Wright.

Alfred State’s Bachelor of Architecture program granted full accreditation
Thu, Apr 25th, 2019

Architecture student Shannon FayAlfred State College is proud to announce that its five-year Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) program recently obtained full accreditation status from the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). 

New members inducted into Alfred State’s Phi Kappa Phi honor society
Wed, Apr 24th, 2019

New Phi Kappa Phi inductee with President Sullivan and Professor EnkeThe Alfred State College (ASC) chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was honored to recently induct 16 new student members and one staff member into the nation’s oldest, largest, and most selective honor society for all academic disciplines.

Alfred State professors speak at Investigation and Forensics Career Panel
Tue, Apr 23rd, 2019

Dr. Mark WhitmanWayne BensleyAlfred State educators Dr. Mark Whitman and Wayne Bensley recently shared a wealth of knowledge about the forensics and criminal justice fields with area high school students during Haverling High School’s Investigation and Forensics Career Panel.

Alfred State students receive Outstanding Adult Student Awards
Mon, Apr 22nd, 2019

Outstanding Adult Student Award winners and Joe GreenthalIn recognition of their excellence both inside and outside of the classroom, three Alfred State College students were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards.

Alfred State’s Relay for Life raises more than $11,000
Fri, Apr 19th, 2019

group of students wearing blue t-shirtsAccording to Coordinator of Student Activities Brittany Richards, the Relay for Life club adviser, the 2019 Relay for Life was a great success, as the 16 participating teams raised $11,003, which surpassed the Relay committee’s goal of $10,000.

Students becoming prepared for ‘Green Jobs’
Fri, Apr 19th, 2019

With the importance of sustainability being taught throughout Alfred State’s programs, it’s easy to see how students are securing jobs related to clean and renewable energy.

Jeffrey Stevens named new dean of Wellsville campus
Thu, Apr 18th, 2019

Jeffrey StevensStevens has been an Alfred State employee since 2002, when he was hired as an instructor in the Electrical Trades Department. He was later promoted to assistant professor, then associate professor.

Architecture students honored for entries in International Design Event
Wed, Apr 17th, 2019

three students standing in front of treesThree Pioneers came away with honors, including a second-place award and two honorable mentions.

Archery wins multiple medals; three named to East All-Region team
Wed, Apr 17th, 2019

group of students in a circle huggingThe Pioneers earned two team medals and two individual medals, and three Alfred State archers were named to the East All-Region team.

Boyle and Bailey named Open SUNY Online Teaching Ambassadors
Tue, Apr 16th, 2019

Lisa BoyleBoyle and Bailey were nominated by Alfred State as exemplary online SUNY educators who are enthusiastic and effective in online teaching and who can be positive and strong advocates for online teaching in the SUNY community.Boyle and Bailey were nominated as exemplary online SUNY educators, enthusiastic and effective in online teaching.

New members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa honor society
Mon, Apr 15th, 2019

seven women standingIn order to be considered for Phi Theta Kappa, students must achieve a 3.5 overall GPA and maintain a 3.25 GPA throughout their college career.

68th Annual Alumni Choral Concert set for April 28
Fri, Apr 12th, 2019

The concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28 is free and open to the public.

Sustainability education a priority at Alfred State
Fri, Apr 12th, 2019

Alfred State is committed to increasing awareness about the importance of clean energy.

‘It’s Out There’ photography exhibit showcases beauty of the outdoors
Thu, Apr 11th, 2019

up close owl's eyeAccording to the photographer, Kyle Reynolds, “It’s Out There” includes a sampling of the wide-ranging subjects he has photographed over the past decade. Subjects include local shelter dogs, wildlife, plant life, and photography captured while trail running.

Attendance blooms at spring career fairs
Wed, Apr 10th, 2019

students and employer standing at a tableA total of 105 employers were on-hand for the 2019 Alfred campus career fair, compared to 92 employers in the spring of 2018, and 73 employers in 2017. As for the Wellsville campus’ spring career fair, 91 employers attended in 2019, compared to 80 in 2018 and 68 in 2017.

Dr. Lounsberry receives Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award
Wed, Apr 10th, 2019

Dr. Gary LounsberryDr. Gary Lounsberry, a professor emeritus of Alfred State College, was recently presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles.

Alfred State and Alfred University students ‘Spring Into Action’ for annual day of service
Tue, Apr 9th, 2019

About 175 Alfred State College and 50 Alfred University students volunteered recently to make a difference in their surrounding communities during the annual Spring Into Action Day of Service.

Alfred State to celebrate Earth Week
Tue, Apr 9th, 2019

Led by students, the events will focus on sustainability and increasing awareness about this topic across campus. All events are free and open to the public.

Financial Wellness Task Force aims to increase financial literacy on campus
Mon, Apr 8th, 2019

student tossing rings onto colorful conesApril is Financial Literacy Month, which coincides with one of the busiest times of the academic year. As students and professors prepare for final projects, exams, and graduation, finances are often the last thing on people’s minds.

Hands-on learning key in Alfred State’s ‘green’ efforts
Fri, Apr 5th, 2019

Whether it’s building a zero-energy home for the Solar Decathlon or installing a solar array at the US National Arboretum, Alfred State College (ASC) students are learning about the importance of “going green” through many different applied learning experiences.

Dr. Tezak honored for military service
Fri, Apr 5th, 2019

Dr. Edward TezakDr. Edward Tezak, a SUNY distinguished service professor emeritus of Alfred State College, was recently recognized by the Allegany County Board of Legislators for his 30-year career in the military.

Gaming enthusiasts gather at Alfred State for Esports event
Thu, Apr 4th, 2019

students sitting down in front of computers“We were very happy with the turnout,” Peavey said. “We were asked by the schools attending to offer this annually, so we may look to increase it in size next year.”

Drama Club to perform ‘Hairspray the Musical’ April 11-13
Thu, Apr 4th, 2019

Tickets are $2 for students and $7 for general admission. To purchase tickets, please stop by the first floor of the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus on weekdays from now through April 12 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. daily.

Pioneers volunteer out-of-state during spring break
Wed, Apr 3rd, 2019

four students wearing purple shirts“I was impressed with how the students were so dedicated to helping,” she said. “The students were eager to get their hands dirty and make an impact on the community. As students who are familiar with hands-on learning, they jumped right into the tasks they were assigned on day one," said Amy Miller.

SNL’s Michael Che coming to Alfred State College April 23
Wed, Apr 3rd, 2019

Michael CheDoors for the event will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the Campus Store in the Student Leadership Center for $12 for the general public and $5 for students.