November 2020


Alfred State’s Day of Giving raises over $218,000
Wed, Nov 25th, 2020

three men standing in front of table of groceriesThanks to another amazing show of support from alumni, faculty, staff, and friends, Alfred State College (ASC) was able to raise $218,439 this year during its fifth annual Day of Giving.

Greek organizations assist DEC with trail maintenance
Tue, Nov 24th, 2020

students standing outside wearing masksThe work took place on the West Almond Trail System along trails 1, 2, and 6 and involved removing limbs, sticks, and other debris, as well as placing new trail markers. 

ASC Police Academy organizers announce 2021 dates, new fitness program
Tue, Nov 24th, 2020

two men in gym with matt, one kicking“This upcoming year will be our third year, and last year every one of our recruits was hired,” Wendy Dresser-Recktenwald said. “That is a good testament to our program and the work that our instructors, advisory group, and leadership are doing.”

ASC thankful for successful semester
Mon, Nov 23rd, 2020

Dr. Maryam NasriThe lessons learned from this fall’s successful semester have helped to shape ASC’s plan for offering in-person instruction again for the spring semester.

ASC Professor Dr. Bitterman featured in National Geographic article
Mon, Nov 23rd, 2020

Dr. Alex BittermanDr. Alex Bitterman, a professor in the Architecture and Design Department at Alfred State College (ASC), was recently quoted in a National Geographic article about the importance of disaster “prepping.”

HVAC students assist Allegany County Land Bank with plumbing work
Fri, Nov 20th, 2020

students standing near a ladderUnder the guidance of Instructor Scott Hillman, 16 HVAC students installed an entire plumbing system at a newly built house on Clark Street in Wellsville.

Major Gift Donor Spotlight: Douglas Barber
Thu, Nov 19th, 2020

Dean Emeritus Douglas Barber“My wife and I are investing in Alfred State College scholarships for today’s hard-working students to allow them to continue their education,” Barber said.

Professor Chase featured in article by Institute of Management Accountants
Thu, Nov 19th, 2020

Holly ChaseAlfred State Assistant Professor Holly Chase was recently profiled in an online article by the Institute of Management Accountants.

Lambda Tau Phi brothers volunteer at Almond Community Church
Wed, Nov 18th, 2020

Brothers of Lambda Tau Phi outside with rakesOn the morning of Saturday, Oct. 31, the brothers were able to accomplish many tasks for the church, assisting with raking leaves/leaf blowing, power washing, and carrying items that were no longer needed out to the garage.

ASC classes go remote Monday, Nov. 23
Tue, Nov 17th, 2020

ASC has chosen to shift classes and labs to a fully remote format effective Monday, Nov. 23. At that time, faculty will be permitted to teach synchronous classes at the same time as currently scheduled but through remote delivery.

Alfred State Archery Receives Equipment from Heritage Outdoor Sports and USA Archery
Tue, Nov 17th, 2020

Mike PriceMike Price, owner of Heritage Outdoor Sports in Phelps, recently assisted the Alfred State Archery Team by providing much-needed stands in advance of the spring outdoor season.

ASC top five in US for schools with selected STEM majors
Mon, Nov 16th, 2020

student with computerFor students looking to enter any number of in-demand science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields, Alfred State is rated an excellent choice by several online ranking resources.

Alfred State introduces new Merit Scholarship Program
Fri, Nov 13th, 2020

More than $4 million in merit-based scholarships will be given to Alfred State students in the fall of 2021, including those awarded through the college’s new Merit Scholarship Program.

Major Gift Donor Spotlight: Erland “Erkie” Kailbourne
Fri, Nov 13th, 2020

Erkie Kailbourne standing in front of a stoneErland “Erkie” Kailbourne decided to give to the Major Gifts Campaign because he knows first-hand the value of an ASC education.

Alfred State Archery Receives Gift of Bow Press System from Burdic’s Bow Werx
Thu, Nov 12th, 2020

students standing next to a bow pressJim Burdic, whose son, Koji, is a first-year student at Alfred State, saw a unique opportunity to support the team by coordinating the activity to upgrade a critical piece of the team’s core equipment.

Startup Allegany Announces Successful Tri-Collegiate Think Tank
Thu, Nov 12th, 2020

Startup Allegany hosted the first Tri-Collegiate Think Tank on Saturday, Nov. 7, surpassing expectations with over 30 students from Allegany County’s three institutions of higher education participating.  

Alfred State Day of Giving set for Nov. 18
Mon, Nov 9th, 2020

This year’s event, which will take place Wednesday, Nov. 18, is looking to raise $200,000 and help fill the college’s on-campus food pantry. Each and every donation makes an impact on current and future students, with gifts benefiting scholarships, programming, athletics, new technology, food insecurity, and so much more.

Remote learning begins Nov. 30 for Alfred State students
Fri, Nov 6th, 2020

students sitting at a kitchen table with laptopTo help students prepare for the move to remote instruction, Alfred State College has sent them a checklist that includes tips and advice.

Alfred State among top 10 in nation for several arts and sciences majors
Thu, Nov 5th, 2020

student sitting at a tableAlfred State College (ASC) is ranked in the top 10 in the nation among all US schools offering three majors within the arts and sciences.

ASC alum featured in article about ‘hard work and dirty jobs’
Tue, Nov 3rd, 2020

Alfred State alumnus Jacob Nohai was recently featured in an article by the Epoch Times titled, “Hard Work and Dirty Jobs Afford Plenty of Opportunity.”

Earn college credit this winter at Alfred State College
Tue, Nov 3rd, 2020

snow, trees, and bell tower on campus, two studentsRegistration for Winter Session begins Nov. 16 and must be paid and processed by 4 p.m. Dec. 21 in order to gain a seat in the course.

Startup Allegany to Host Virtual Tri-Collegiate Think Tank
Mon, Nov 2nd, 2020

Startup Allegany, a county-wide partnership focused on building a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem in Allegany County, announced Monday that they will host a virtual Tri-Collegiate Think Tank on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020.