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August 2019


Auto Trades program gets a ‘lift’ from generous alum
Fri, Aug 30th, 2019

several people in front of a truck cutting a ribbon with scissors“The lift is an incredibly generous donation that will be used for educational and campus support purposes for many years to come,” Eric Wilmot said.

Glen Cole receives Alfred State Student Advocate Award
Thu, Aug 29th, 2019

Glen Cole receives the Student Advocate Award from Student Senate President Austin OakesAlfred State College is pleased to announce that Glen Cole, an adjunct instructor in the Building Trades Department, was recently presented with the school’s Student Advocate Award.

New students make a difference on Community Action Day
Wed, Aug 28th, 2019

student drawing on sidewalk with chalk“This program is a great way for new students to connect with their community, help out, and build relationships with others in their new home,” Jonathan Hilsher said.

President Sullivan named to NY/PA Campus Compact Board
Tue, Aug 27th, 2019

President Dr. Skip SullivanSullivan noted, “Alfred State Pioneers are committed to making a difference in the lives of others through civic engagement. I am therefore delighted to become a member of the CCYNYPA Board.” 

Alfred State College Farm named a ‘Dairy of Distinction’
Fri, Aug 23rd, 2019

cows in their pens on the farm feedingCollege Farm Manager Virginia Chamberlain said, “The farm staff is delighted to see this award reinstated. We will continue to work hard to have our facilities, our livestock groups, and our robotic dairy be proud examples for Alfred State College."

Alfred State College greets new students for 2019-20 academic year
Fri, Aug 23rd, 2019

students and faculty and staff create the letter A"Go to class, get to know your professors, ask for help, study hard, and do not forget why you are here,” Dr. Kristin Poppo said. “A college degree means a lot. You can do it. Keep your eye on the prize.” 

Pioneers arrive on campus for start of new school year
Thu, Aug 22nd, 2019

A student and a lady move items during Alfred State's Move-In Day 2019.During the week before the fall semester kicks off, 1,170 first-year Pioneers began moving into their new living spaces, eager to embark on the next major phase of their lives. Altogether, 2,360 students enjoy on-campus living at Alfred State.

Alfred State College Council meeting dates for 2019-2020
Wed, Aug 14th, 2019

The Alfred State College Council has announced its meeting dates for the 2019-2020 academic year.

President Sullivan: ‘Hats off’ to Alfred State employees
Tue, Aug 13th, 2019

President Sullivan with staff members in front of stageIn his Opening Remarks speech for the fall 2019 semester, President Dr. Skip Sullivan spoke to college employees about hats and the different kinds that they may wear in their own daily lives.

No summer break for upgrades at Alfred State
Fri, Aug 9th, 2019

mascot in crosswalk“Summer is always a busy, but exciting time for our college,” Sullivan said. “Each year when our students return to campus for the fall semester, they notice the many terrific changes that have taken place since the last time they were here, and I’m proud to say this year will be no exception."

Architecture students to assist with Bolivar community visualization study
Mon, Aug 5th, 2019

This fall, a group of students in Alfred State College’s Architecture Design Studio will team up with officials from the village and town of Bolivar in a community revitalization effort.

SUNY chancellor delivers keynote speech during STEM conference at Alfred State
Thu, Aug 1st, 2019

Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson standing at podiumJohnson applauded Alfred State and noted her excitement about getting to tour several facilities on the college’s main campus after delivering her speech. Alfred State, she said, “has developed an international reputation for engaging innovative and cutting-edge research and development in STEM programming.”