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September 2019


County-Wide Service Celebration Continues … and Grows
Fri, Sep 27th, 2019

two students in a kitchenStudents from Alfred State College, Alfred University, and Houghton College will volunteer during a month-long service celebration, as both individual students and student organization groups continue to serve community organizations and support Allegany County communities. 

Hundreds of students participate in ASC’s Ag Skills Contest
Thu, Sep 26th, 2019

Alfred State College recently hosted 280 Future Farmers of America students from 15 western New York high schools for the 33rd annual Agriculture Skills Contest.

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul applauds student success at Northland
Tue, Sep 24th, 2019

After just one year, Alfred State College’s programs at the Northland Workforce Training Center in Buffalo are rapidly gaining momentum and even attention from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul as word continues to spread about the excellent hands-on education students are receiving there.

CCET to present Administrative Assistant Training Program
Tue, Sep 24th, 2019

The Center for Community Education and Training (CCET) at Alfred State College is introducing a new program designed to help people launch a career as an efficient and successful administrative assistant.

Alfred State hosts Kiddie Ag Day
Fri, Sep 20th, 2019

Hundreds of local elementary students had a great time learning about agriculture and animals recently as Alfred State College once again hosted Kiddie Ag Day.

Distinguished Architect Duo Dickinson to speak at Alfred State Sept. 23
Thu, Sep 19th, 2019

Duo DickinsonDickinson’s talk will take place at 5 p.m. in room 215 in the Engineering Technology Building on the Alfred campus. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

Homecoming and Family Weekend set for Oct. 11-13
Wed, Sep 18th, 2019

six people standingThe annual spirit rally and bonfire will be Oct. 11 from 6-8:30 p.m. in the parking lot at Pioneer Stadium. Students and their families are encouraged to come show their Alfred State spirit and cheer on a student team during the friendly Pioneer Challenge competitions such as the Not-So-Naked-Half-Mile and dodgeball.

Alfred State to host “Farm to Table Dinner” Sept. 24
Tue, Sep 17th, 2019

The cost of the dinner is $17 per adult and $10 for children 10 and under.

Alfred State welcomes new employees
Mon, Sep 16th, 2019

Alfred State College recently welcomed 39 new faculty and staff members.

Renowned speaker, author Stephen M.R. Covey coming to Alfred State
Thu, Sep 12th, 2019

Stephen Covey

The co-founder of CoveyLink and of the Franklin Global Speed of Trust Practice, Covey is a sought-after and compelling keynote speaker and adviser on trust, leadership, ethics, and high performance. He speaks to audiences around the world.

Professor Jeremy Speed Schwartz’s film earns multiple awards
Wed, Sep 11th, 2019

cartoon drawing of two human figures and a wine bottleAlfred State Associate Professor of Digital Media and Animation Jeremy Speed Schwartz recently received a pair of awards for his short film titled, “The Land of the 3-Drink Minimum.”

Alfred State Ranked Top 10 for all Northern Regional Colleges
Mon, Sep 9th, 2019

Big Blue ox standing on campus with four studentsThis is the 13th straight year ASC is highly ranked by the publication. The US News definition of a regional college is one that focuses on undergraduate education with less than 50 percent of the degrees in liberal arts disciplines. This makes for a more career-ready graduate.

Alfred State gets good grades for student life
Fri, Sep 6th, 2019

three students standing with Big Blue the oxASC scored well in multiple rankings when compared to all New York public colleges. Niche combines student reviews with rigorous data analysis to allow prospective students and their parents to have a better understanding of what it’s like to attend a particular school.

NASPA names Alfred State a LEAD Advisory Institution for fourth straight year
Thu, Sep 5th, 2019

As a LEAD Advisory Institution, Alfred State’s responsibilities include mentoring other LEAD Institutions and helping NASPA staff create and execute strategy, publications, and online learning content for the initiative moving forward.

Block party a fun way to end summer break
Wed, Sep 4th, 2019

students playing games outside on lawn, umbrellas and tables in front of SLC buildingMore than 500 students attended the annual end-of-summer block party this year.

DASNY completes summer renovations at several colleges including Alfred State
Tue, Sep 3rd, 2019

Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), recently announced more than $7 million in renovations have been completed at Buffalo State College, the University at Buffalo, and Alfred State College.