December 2020


Major Gift Donor Spotlight: The Shay Family
Tue, Dec 22nd, 2020

several Shay family membersThanks to their generosity, the college was able to open The Shay Family Athletic Hall of Fame, the new home for the 88 individuals and 10 teams that have been honored in the past.

Top stories from 2020
Mon, Dec 21st, 2020

student standing with the Ox mascot outsideAs 2020 comes to a close, Alfred State College (ASC) is taking a look back at some of its biggest stories from the year.

Spotlight on nursing alum Amy Campbell
Mon, Dec 21st, 2020

The University of Rochester School of Nursing recently shone the spotlight on Alfred State nursing alumna Amy Campbell in an online profile article.

Santa visits Alfred State students
Fri, Dec 18th, 2020

Santa Claus delivers gifts to studentsChristmas came a little early for Alfred State College (ASC) students staying on campus during the winter break.

Alfred State Nursing Department thanks supporters
Fri, Dec 18th, 2020

Nursing students at Cuba Memorial HospitalThe Nursing Department at Alfred State College (ASC) would like to recognize and thank the healthcare facilities who continued to support the department and its students this past semester, especially in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

University Police Department lifting spirits during holiday season
Thu, Dec 17th, 2020

police officers wearing masksEvery year, the University Police Department (UPD) at Alfred State College does its part to make spirits a little brighter during the holiday season.

Alfred State awarded $150,000 Garman Family Foundation grant for HVAC program
Wed, Dec 16th, 2020

students in a carpentry lab, pieces of lumberProvost Dr. Kristin Poppo said, “Alfred State is incredibly thankful for the Garman Foundation’s ongoing support of our students and our trades programs. This grant will allow us to renovate the space that housed our carpentry lab into a state-of-the-art, senior HVAC laboratory that will serve 40 students, thereby doubling our capacity for students.”

Wreck/rebuild program shifts learning into high gear
Mon, Dec 14th, 2020

back end of a black carApplied learning is at the heart of an Alfred State College (ASC) education, with students gaining the knowledge and skills they need to succeed through hands-on, real-world projects. A terrific example of this is the college’s autobody wreck/rebuild program.

Major Gift Donor Spotlight: Alan and Mary Ellen Hunt
Fri, Dec 11th, 2020

Mary Ellen and Alan HuntThe couple’s endowment fund helps building trades, automotive trades, and heavy equipment students at the Wellsville campus further their education.

Two students graduate from SUNY SAIL Student Leadership Academy
Thu, Dec 10th, 2020

Dylan PerlinoThe academy included students from all across the SUNY system and took place online throughout the fall semester.

Spring 2021 reopening plan announced
Wed, Dec 9th, 2020

The plan has been submitted to the State University of New York (SUNY) for final approval and may adapt and evolve based on current conditions.

Architecture student named a finalist in international design competition
Tue, Dec 8th, 2020

architecture sketchesDante Savasta, of Windham, transformed an abandoned World War II gantry crane in San Francisco Bay into the site of a luxurious, high-end residency that gives occupants an innovative and extravagant living experience.

Alfred State professor changing lives inside and outside of the classroom
Mon, Dec 7th, 2020

Jess LippaIn addition to being an Alfred State faculty member, Jess is also a family nurse practitioner, a member of her local fire and emergency services department, an adviser to the Hope for Health Club, and so much more. She eagerly gives of her time, talents, and knowledge to so many others, touching lives and making a positive change wherever she goes.

Career Development Center director serves as panelist for Symplicity webinar
Thu, Dec 3rd, 2020

Elaine Morsman“It was an honor to be a part of this panel of career development professionals from these prestigious universities,” Morsman said. “This webinar allowed us to share our experiences using the newly upgraded Symplicity CSM virtual career platform with our colleagues from across the country."

Police Academy graduates 13, achieves 100 percent employment rate
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020

police recruits standing outside The Alfred State Police Academy is proud to announce that 13 recruits have graduated from the 2020 session. This year’s academy yielded a 100 percent employment rate, meaning that all of the graduates were hired by police departments.

Alfred State alum now co-owner of new Liverpool cake shop
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020

Kaleigh Ligoci, a 2009 graduate of Alfred State’s culinary arts: baking, production and management program, is now the co-owner of a brand-new cake shop in the village of Liverpool called “Sugar Blossom Cake Shop.”

Alum John Koester races to top of pro hill climbing
Tue, Dec 1st, 2020

man standing behind his motor bikeKoester, a 2014 building trades: building construction graduate, is now a professional hill climber who has raced his way to the very top of his sport.