April 2020


Alfred State connects with local businesses to help with face mask production
Thu, Apr 30th, 2020

Face masks created from 3D printersUtilizing the technology and resources available on campus, Alfred State College is teaming up with local businesses to help fill the need for more face masks for healthcare workers and essential employees.

Alfred State nurses aid communities through volunteer work
Wed, Apr 29th, 2020

Lynda MerringAt a time when the world has people spinning their wheels, full of uncertainty, and wondering what’s next, two Alfred State College (ASC) employees are setting an example by volunteering for the good of their communities. 

On the Front Line – Pioneer Alumni Battle Coronavirus
Tue, Apr 28th, 2020

Countless Alfred State alumni are on the front line of the current battle against the coronavirus. Recently, the college’s Athletic Department had the chance to speak with four former Pioneer student-athletes about their work on the front line.

Haggerty joins Alfred State’s President’s Office
Mon, Apr 27th, 2020

Trish HaggertyAlfred State College is pleased to announce that Trish Haggerty has been named the new interim executive assistant to the president.

Hot Dog Day goes online
Mon, Apr 27th, 2020

While COVID-19 and social distancing may have prevented a traditional Hot Dog Day event from happening this year, Alfred State College and Alfred University made sure that the annual celebration was still able to take place in a fun virtual setting.

Alfred State students honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence
Thu, Apr 23rd, 2020

Brianna SwartzAlfred State College is proud to announce that two of its students, Brianna Swartz and Cassandra Robbers, have each been named a recipient of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence (CASE).

Alfred State community unites in support of Monroe Bates and family
Tue, Apr 21st, 2020

Monroe BatesBates, who was a maintenance assistant in the Facilities Services Department, passed away at the age of 39 on April 13, one week after testing positive for COVID-19.

Virtual poetry reading brings Alfred State Pioneers together
Mon, Apr 20th, 2020

Ashley Rosario and her sister OliviaEven in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Alfred State Pioneers are still finding ways to come together virtually to connect, bond, and lift each other’s spirits. One of these ways came in the form of a recent virtual poetry reading hosted by the English and Humanities Department. 

Alfred State alum helping with local hand sanitizer production
Fri, Apr 17th, 2020

two men standing next to some equipmentWhen Justin Recktenwald noticed a Facebook post about a local business converting alcohol into hand sanitizer, he saw an opportunity to help out and make a positive impact on his community. 

From hands-on to online: How education is continuing at Alfred State
Fri, Apr 17th, 2020

girl sitting at her deskSince March 23, Alfred State Pioneers have been continuing their education on the web, with learning transitioning from hands-on to online.

Alfred State student Elijah Blumberg honored as Newman Civic Fellow
Thu, Apr 16th, 2020

Elijah BlumbergCampus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 290 students who will make up the organization’s 2020-2021 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Alfred State College’s own Elijah Blumberg.

Alfred State nursing faculty filling the need for healthcare workers
Tue, Apr 14th, 2020

Jessica LippaAs the need for more medical workers in New York State continues to grow due to the coronavirus, Alfred State College (ASC) Nursing Department faculty members are stepping up to answer the call of duty locally at area hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

Jason Sciotti named interim director of Development at Alfred State
Tue, Apr 14th, 2020

Jason SciottiAlfred State College is pleased to announce that Jason Sciotti has been named the new interim director of Development, effective April 13.

Alfred State to host Virtual Open Houses
Fri, Apr 10th, 2020

DestinyAlfred State is giving prospective students and their families the opportunity to check out the college from the safety and comfort of their own homes this month by offering five Virtual Open Houses. 

Campus shrinks for coronavirus but ASC menu grows
Thu, Apr 9th, 2020

two students sitting outside each at a picnic tableFor a college that usually has more than 4,000 students, faculty, and staff, the current campus population of under 100 people shows how efforts to reduce population density have worked at Alfred State College (ASC). 

Alfred State construction management student wins national scholarship
Wed, Apr 8th, 2020

Hunter DeJonge, an Alfred State construction management student from Clifton Springs, was recently named the recipient of the Reilly Family Memorial Scholarship by the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA).

Alfred State helps students network with employers at virtual career fairs
Tue, Apr 7th, 2020

While people may be staying home due to the coronavirus, Alfred State College (ASC) was still able to connect its students with employers recently by holding virtual career fairs.

Alfred State launches emergency fundraiser for students
Mon, Apr 6th, 2020

SOS emergency fundAlfred State Pioneers are known for helping one another and overcoming great obstacles. 

That’s why during this time of crisis, the college has established the Support Our Students (SOS) Emergency Fund to assist Alfred State students who have serious financial needs due to COVID-19.

Joint COVID-19 Statement for Alfred, NY
Sun, Apr 5th, 2020

Alfred, New YorkDuring these stressful times, communication and transparency of information are critical. The Village of Alfred, Volunteer Fire and EMS, Alfred University, and Alfred State College are all committed to working together and making relevant health information available to the public.

Alfred State partners with Habitat for Humanity to build house in Myrtle Beach
Fri, Apr 3rd, 2020

Volunteers from Alfred State College made a positive impact on a family in need in early March through a civic engagement trip to Myrtle Beach, SC.

Alfred State, LECOM announce health sciences affiliation agreement
Thu, Apr 2nd, 2020

Through this affiliation, students enrolling or currently enrolled in Alfred State’s four-year health sciences program can become simultaneously enrolled at LECOM as participants in an early acceptance program (EAP). As part of the EAP, LECOM will interview students prior to their enrollment at Alfred State or within the first two years of study at ASC.