January 2021


Alfred State welcomes new employees
Fri, Jan 29th, 2021

Alfred State College recently welcomed six new faculty and staff members to its Division of Academic Affairs.

ASC alum retiring after 44 years at Jones Memorial
Wed, Jan 27th, 2021

Donna BlivenAlfred State nursing alumna Donna Bliven is retiring after 44 years of employment at Jones Memorial Hospital.

ASC increases COVID testing to 100 percent as new semester begins
Tue, Jan 26th, 2021

student doing a saliva test in front of another person sitting in a chair behind a tableAlfred State will continue to conduct saliva-based pool testing as it begins to test 100 percent of students, faculty, and staff on a weekly basis.

ASC instructor publishes new book on conquering student loan debt
Mon, Jan 25th, 2021

part of book cover slay the student loan dragonLearn how to conquer the student loan game and take control of your financial future. This quick-read outlines all of the things you need to know, how to develop a plan that works for you and your financial situation, and will have you on your way to financial freedom.

Alfred State outperforms peers in IPEDS grad report
Thu, Jan 21st, 2021

student wearing a commencement capProvost Dr. Kristin Poppo said, “Alfred State College makes an extraordinary effort to help every student succeed. We believe that our emphasis on hands-on learning and our engaged faculty makes the difference. We are proud of the fact that our students’ success extends across race, ethnicity, and social class.”

Alfred State College remembers longtime supporter Jon Shay
Wed, Jan 20th, 2021

Jon Shay with his wifePresident Dr. Skip Sullivan said, “Alfred State is deeply saddened by the loss of Jon Shay, who has long been a strong supporter of our college. In Jon’s honor, we are lowering the college flag at half-staff for the rest of the week."

Major Gift Donor Spotlight: Robert Healy
Wed, Jan 20th, 2021

Robert HealyFor those who have the means to do so, Healy said, it’s important to give back, “especially with all the other things that are going on in the world right now.”

Nursing alum/Noyes nurse recognized by DAISY Foundation
Tue, Jan 19th, 2021

Nursing grad Jessica LongwellJessica Longwell, a 2015 Alfred State nursing graduate, was recently recognized as an extraordinary nurse by The DAISY Foundation. 

President Sullivan to employees: ‘Get ready to take flight’ on a new semester
Tue, Jan 19th, 2021

“Every one of you should be proud of all that we’ve accomplished,” Sullivan said. “Was it easy? Heck no. Did we have to change course and make adjustments? Repeatedly and often. Did we learn from it and are we better prepared for the future because of it? Why yes. We are educators and that’s what we do to expand knowledge and grow.”

Alfred State applauds dean’s list students
Tue, Jan 19th, 2021

students outside waiving their hands in the airThe complete dean’s list is available online at www.AlfredState.edu/Deans-List.

ASC’s Curlicia Smith honored with Norman R. McConney, Jr. Award for Student Excellence
Thu, Jan 14th, 2021

Curlicia SmithAlfred State College (ASC) is proud to announce that Curlicia Smith, a digital media and animation major from Bronx, is among the 45 students in SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) who have recently been honored with the Norman R. McConney, Jr. Award for Student Excellence.

ACCORD to host food distribution on Alfred State’s Wellsville campus
Thu, Jan 14th, 2021

ACCORD is pleased to announce that it will host food distributions on Wednesday, Jan. 20 and Wednesday, Feb. 17 at Alfred State’s Wellsville Campus at 2350 River Road in Wellsville at approximately 3 p.m. 

Alfred State earns Judges’ Citation in 2020 SUNYCUAD Awards for Excellence
Tue, Jan 12th, 2021

cover of the student viewbook, image of a veterinary studentAlfred State’s 2019 variable data Viewbook cover was honored with a Judges’ Citation in the “Cover” category in the 2020 SUNYCUAD Awards for Excellence.

ASC nursing grad receives 2020 DAISY Award
Mon, Jan 11th, 2021

Deb Cone, Kurt Zeltwanger, and Melissa RackmilKurt Zeltwanger, a 2017 Alfred State nursing graduate, was recently honored with the 2020 DAISY Award.

ASC alum earns award for photo in Rochester exhibition
Mon, Jan 11th, 2021

Alfred State engineering science alumnus Walter Jakubowski recently earned the Juror’s Award for his abstract photograph currently on display at a show in Rochester.

SLC video wall featured in construction magazine ‘Robex’
Mon, Jan 4th, 2021

Cover of Robex magazineAlfred State’s dynamic and immersive new video wall in the Student Leadership Center (SLC) was recently highlighted in “Robex,” a construction industry magazine.