January 2020


Special Olympic Spectacular Honored by NADIIIAA For Second Straight Year
Thu, Jan 30th, 2020

Alfred State representatives with an award at an NCAA conventionThe seventh annual Alfred State Special Olympic Track & Field Spectacular was honored by the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA) as the Runner-up in the Special Olympics Activity Category for the second straight year. 

Several honored with Spirit of Service Awards
Wed, Jan 29th, 2020

Robert PriviteraAlfred State Residence Director Robert Privitera was presented with the 2020 Alfred State Faculty/Staff Spirit of Service Award at the 10th annual Celebration of Service Ceremony.

Alfred State archers earn top honors at national tournament
Tue, Jan 28th, 2020

three men standing with awardsA new component of the event was a national collegiate tournament featuring archers from across the country. Alfred State archers took two top honors, netting first-place finishes in both the men’s open and men’s hunter categories.

Architecture students present at ATP Conference in Washington
Mon, Jan 27th, 2020

Architecture students at ATP ConferenceAlfred State College recently joined 13 other Appalachian-based colleges and universities at the 19th annual Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) Symposium in Washington, DC, to present The Urban Design Studio’s community visualization study of the village of Bolivar.

Alfred State alumna named Allegany County administrator
Wed, Jan 22nd, 2020

The Allegany County Board of Legislators recently appointed Carissa Knapp, a 1998 graduate of Alfred State’s liberal arts and social sciences program, as the new county administrator.

Alfred State applauds new Allegany County branding
Wed, Jan 22nd, 2020

Alfred State College is proud of the new brand name that aims to bolster the identity of Allegany County.

Emeritus Professor Morgan speaks at 11th Annual Burns Supper
Tue, Jan 21st, 2020

Terry MorganMorgan’s talk focused on Burns’ young life in Ayrshire, Scotland, and influences on the poet in the years before he became a celebrated figure, first in Scotland and, in a short time, in Europe and the United States.

Scholars return for start of new semester
Tue, Jan 21st, 2020

students walking up the center of campusAmong those returning were hundreds of scholars who made the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester. To be listed, students must have completed at least 12 credit hours for the semester and earned a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) out of a possible 4.0.

Business programs granted accreditation
Fri, Jan 17th, 2020

Nathanael GiselliePrograms now accredited by IACBE include: business administration (AS), marketing (AAS), sport management (AS), accounting (AAS), financial planning (BBA), technology management (BBA), business administration (BBA), and sport management (BBA).

Allegany County Colleges, Non-Profits, and Government Collaborate to Host Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition
Wed, Jan 15th, 2020

This innovative, collaborative event invites students from all three colleges, and all disciplines, to participate in an entrepreneurial-focused event that seeks to develop creative solutions to real-world challenges. 

Esports scoring big at colleges
Wed, Jan 15th, 2020

As the exciting world of competitive gaming continues to increase in popularity, many colleges across the nation are launching, investing in, and growing their own Esports teams.

Project Prom Dress to be held March 22
Tue, Jan 14th, 2020

pink prom dress near a tree“Every year, we have the pleasure of working with local school districts in Allegany and surrounding counties to offer these gowns and accessories free of charge to girls in need in order to make their prom night less of a financial burden,” said Sandra Burdick, event concierge at Alfred State.

Honoring Dr. King’s legacy through Spirit of Service Awards
Mon, Jan 13th, 2020

One way in which Alfred State pays tribute to Dr. King is by honoring those who represent his spirit of service. This year, the college will host its 10th annual Celebration of Service Award Ceremony at 5 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Union University Church community room, 29 N. Main St. in Alfred.

Alfred State instructor’s liver donation story gains national attention
Fri, Jan 10th, 2020

parents near hospital bed where baby lying inAlfred State Electrical, Machine Tool, and Welding Technology Department Instructor Sean Kelley recently lost 40 pounds in order to be able to donate a portion of his liver to save his 1-year-old son, Sawyer, who has a genetic disorder called Alagille syndrome and needed a liver transplant.

President Sullivan asks employees ‘Who packed your parachute?’
Thu, Jan 9th, 2020

men on stage with t-shirt cannonIn his spring 2020 Opening Remarks speech, President Dr. Skip Sullivan asked employees to take a moment to thank these individuals and to realize the important role that they play or have played in their own lives.

Applications now open for Alfred State Police Academy
Thu, Jan 9th, 2020

man holding down another man at ankles for sit upsTo access the application and to view a checklist for joining the police academy, visit www.alfredstate.edu/police-academy/application. Applications must be printed, filled out by hand, and submitted by mail.

Students to continue working on signs for Wellsville
Wed, Jan 8th, 2020

Alfred State students will continue to gain valuable real-world, hands-on learning experience while helping the local community this spring by working on two newly constructed welcome signs in Wellsville.

Dr. Kellogg authors article on the novel ‘Peyton Place’
Mon, Jan 6th, 2020

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author of an article that appears in the most recent issue of Paperback Parade, a quarterly publication for paperback readers and collectors. The article is titled “Revisiting Peyton Place.”

Alumna realizes dream of working on Rose Parade floats
Fri, Jan 3rd, 2020

Longtime florist and Alfred State College alumna Susanne Bostrom recently saw her dream come true when she worked on floats for the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.