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December 2019


University Police Department gives back during holiday season
Mon, Dec 23rd, 2019

Dispatcher Craig Heller, Assistant Chief Scott Richardson, and Lt. Jeff WilcoxCivic engagement is an important part of Alfred State College, and its University Police Department takes that to heart.

A closer look: Alfred State’s Wayne Bensley brings real-world knowledge to the classroom
Fri, Dec 20th, 2019

Wayne Bensley“To me, the biggest achievement we can have as educators is to see the students walk across that stage and then become productive members of society,” Bensley said. “Just knowing that we are preparing them to do that, that’s the biggest honor we can have as educators.”

Alfred State reflects on top stories for 2019
Thu, Dec 19th, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, Alfred State College (ASC) is taking a look back at some of its biggest stories from the year.

ASC helping court reporting students through Project Steno
Wed, Dec 18th, 2019

Danielle Green, an assistant professor in Alfred State’s Business Department, noted that she will be donating her time in January during the evenings to instruct a basic training course to prospective students.

Fraternity donates holiday gifts to Concern for Youth
Wed, Dec 18th, 2019

Psi Delta Omega fraternity donates gifts to Hornell Area Concern for YouthThe gifts were received with many thanks from the children and the youth center staff, who look forward to continuing this relationship into 2020.

NYSSSA School of Media Arts coming to Alfred State College this summer
Tue, Dec 17th, 2019

This program is set to take place July 11 through Aug. 7 and is open to students in grades eight through 12 throughout New York State.

ASC alum ‘on target’ for an amazing career
Mon, Dec 16th, 2019

Trystan Duell From lasting friendships, to a terrific hands-on education, to competing in once-in-a-lifetime archery events, it’s no wonder that Trystan considers his Alfred State experience to be “one of the greatest times of my life.”

De-Stress Fest provides much-needed relief before finals
Fri, Dec 13th, 2019

The event featured giveaways, free food, and activities such as a coloring station, do-it-yourself sugar scrubs, and aromatherapy.

Day of Giving raises over $212,000
Thu, Dec 12th, 2019

students holding a big checkThroughout the day, Alfred State held some fun events to coincide with the Day of Giving, including games, cookie decorating, and the inaugural faculty and staff spelling bee showdown, which raised more than $2,700.

Student represents Alfred State at Newman Civic Fellows conference in Boston
Thu, Dec 12th, 2019

Riko HayanoHayano, an interdisciplinary studies major from Osaka, Japan, was able to attend the event because she was named a Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellow for 2019-20.

House 55 now for sale
Tue, Dec 10th, 2019

house with snow on the groundStudents in the building trades: building construction; masonry; heavy equipment operations; electrical construction and maintenance electrician; and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) programs all had a hand in the construction.

ASC virtual tour provides enhanced user experience
Mon, Dec 9th, 2019

screen shot from virtual campus tourWhile most virtual tours include a menu of building names, ASC provides areas to explore that are more in tune with what new visitors are seeking.

Oishei Foundation awards Alfred State College a $100,000 grant for HVAC program
Fri, Dec 6th, 2019

students around a table in a classroomThis expansion and enhancement of the HVAC program will benefit industry in two ways. First, it will provide twice as many graduates each year to meet workforce needs. Second, it will provide graduates with more experience in clean energy, renewable energy, and manufacturing applications.

Alfred State receives high marks for ROI
Wed, Dec 4th, 2019

According to the report, Alfred State earned a No. 2 spot in the 10-year earnings ranking when compared against other New York public colleges whose predominant degree is the associate offering. Among these same schools, Alfred State also came in at No. 2 in both the graduation rate and seven-year repayment rankings.

Icahn Automotive Goes Back to School at Alfred State College
Tue, Dec 3rd, 2019

Icahn Automotive, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns and operates leading repair and maintenance providers Pep Boys, AAMCO and Precision Tune Auto Care, recently celebrated the opening of a rebranded technical training facility at Alfred State College of Technology (Alfred State) with refreshing and inspiring wall graphics.

Alfred State to present annual winter concert Dec. 6
Mon, Dec 2nd, 2019

The Alfred State College Performing Arts Department will be hosting its annual free Instrumental Music Winter Concert, “Winter Festival,” on Friday, Dec. 6, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Orvis Activities Center Cappadonia Auditorium.