February 2021


Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. provides scholarship support
Fri, Feb 26th, 2021

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. contributes to student success at Alfred State College through many different forms of support, including providing much-need scholarship assistance.

Alfred State receives $50,000 grant from National Fuel Gas Company Foundation
Thu, Feb 25th, 2021

National Fuel Gas Company Foundation LogoAlfred State College (ASC) is pleased to announce that it has received a $50,000 grant from the National Fuel Gas Company Foundation. This grant will benefit ASC’s heavy equipment operations program, as well as the college’s Doc Bruce Fundraising Campaign that aims to bolster the construction management program.

Alfred State College earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation
Tue, Feb 23rd, 2021

2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation logoAlfred State College announced today that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation. 

Alfred State hosting Students of Color Leadership Conference on Feb. 27
Mon, Feb 22nd, 2021

Students of Color Leadership Conference PosterCurrent and prospective Alfred State students will have the chance to interact with some amazing leaders in business during the college’s upcoming Students of Color Leadership Conference set for 12:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 on Zoom.

Swift action by ASC students leads to rescue of man from river
Fri, Feb 19th, 2021

Wellsville students who helped rescue man from riverSome quick thinking and swift action by five Alfred State College students recently led to the rescue of a man from the icy waters of the Genesee River in Wellsville.

Frozen fun at ASC: Local artist carves snow sculpture of Alfred State College mascot
Wed, Feb 17th, 2021

Eric Jones with ox snow sculptureWest Clarksville artist Eric Jones recently created a 4-foot-by-8-foot sculpture of the college’s mascot, Big Blue the Ox. 

Alfred State College to host virtual commencement May 8
Tue, Feb 16th, 2021

Virtual Commencement GraphicAs COVID-19 continues to present challenges to holding in-person events, particularly with large gatherings of people, Alfred State College is announcing that it will honor graduates this year through hosting a virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8.

College Farm earns award from Dairy Farmers of America
Mon, Feb 15th, 2021

Agriculture student with cow at College FarmIn recognition of outstanding achievement in the consistent production of high-quality milk, the Alfred State College Farm recently received a Special Gold Certificate Award from the Dairy Farmers of America (DFA).

Alfred State coach completes USA Archery Club Excellence Program
Thu, Feb 11th, 2021

Dr. Gregory SammonsAlfred State Archery Coach Dr. Gregory Sammons has recently graduated from USA Archery’s 2020 Club Excellence Program.

Newsletter highlights P-TECH Building Trades students
Tue, Feb 9th, 2021

A group of P-TECH BEGREEN Building Trades students at Alfred State College (ASC) were recently highlighted in a Buffalo City School District department newsletter.

Alfred State hosting P-Fit program for police academy recruits
Mon, Feb 8th, 2021

Alfred State College is currently hosting a P-Fit program to help recruits prepare for this year’s Police Academy.

Major Gifts Campaign aims to change lives through scholarship support
Fri, Feb 5th, 2021

Priyanka KarkiEach year, Alfred State College (ASC) students’ lives and futures are changed for the better thanks to scholarship donors.

Architecture alum earns CDT certification
Thu, Feb 4th, 2021

Alfred State architectural technology alumnus Matthew Buchholz recently earned his certification in Construction Documents Technology (CDT).

ASC masonry student named to 2021 Class of Quarry Farm Fellows
Wed, Feb 3rd, 2021

Courtney DeRushaAlfred State College (ASC) is proud to announce that Courtney DeRusha, a masonry student from Corning, has been named to the 2021 Class of Quarry Farm Fellows by the Center for Mark Twain Studies.

Alfred State College announces three virtual Open Houses
Tue, Feb 2nd, 2021

view of campus winter sceneStudents may register for a Virtual Open House or any of the college’s visit opportunities by going to www.AlfredState.edu/Visit.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. assisting students through peer tutoring support
Mon, Feb 1st, 2021

Since the 2010-2011 academic year, the Foundation has provided $5,500 annually to the college’s peer tutoring program. As a result, the program has fulfilled more than 1,361 student requests over the last nine years, providing more than 8,967 hours of support.

ASC instructor interviewed about student loan debt, new book on WETM 18
Mon, Feb 1st, 2021

Financial expert and Alfred State College faculty member Matthew Burr recently spoke with Elmira TV news station WETM 18 about student loan debt, as well as his new book on how to pay off this debt to gain financial freedom.