Department News

A visitor to the Veterinary, Agricultural, and Skilled Trades Career Discovery Event at Alfred State visits with the pigs.

Nearly 800 students visit Alfred State College farm

Wed, Oct 12th, 2022

The Alfred State Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Department hosted nearly 800 students during a pair of events at the college farm.

Alfred State student Hope Avedisian with her heifer Fortune.

ASC Student exhibits at All-American Junior Dairy Show

Wed, Sep 21st, 2022

First-year Alfred State agriculture student Hope Avedisian (Hilton) and her heifer Fortune finished 8th at the National Junior Dairy Show in Harrisburg, PA.

Alfred State agriculture students help at Livingston County Farm Fest (L to R): Hope Avedisian, Elyssa Desotelle (kneeling), Emma Dominic, Abby Beidel, and Tyler Norton.

Ag Students volunteer at Livingston County Farm Fest

Thu, Sep 15th, 2022

Instructor Casey Arlig-Hinz and several Alfred State agriculture students volunteered at the Livingston County Farm Fest at Coyne Farms.

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DiRado, Hellwig, and Williamson honored with Advising Excellence award

Wed, May 25th, 2022

Matt DiRado, Jeff Hellwig, and Andrea Williamson were named the recipients of the Advising Excellence award at Alfred State’s annual Recognition Celebration.

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Bliss and Tomm receive Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence

Tue, May 24th, 2022

Alfred State’s Kathy Bliss and Debra Tomm have received Chancellor’s Award for Excellence. Bliss was honored with the award for Faculty Service while Tomm was honored for Classified Service.

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Showmanship Competition a success at the farm

Fri, May 6th, 2022

The Alfred State College (ASC) Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Department recently held a successful Showmanship Competition at the college farm. Students showcased horses, goats, and dairy cows.

Vanguard Winners

Pair of Alfred State students win Vanguard Award

Mon, Mar 14th, 2022

Alfred State College (ASC) students Emma Bower (Fillmore) and Halimat Akanbi (Ozone Park) have won the 2022 Vanguard Award. The NET (Nontraditional Employment & Training) program presents the Vanguard Award annually.

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Agriculture program featured by Country Folks magazine

Mon, Jan 24th, 2022

Country Folks, a weekly publication serving the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic agriculture industries featured Alfred State College’s Center for Organic Sustainable Agriculture (COSA).

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ASC Alum Jill Elston Receives American Humane Hero Veterinary Nurse Award

Wed, Oct 27th, 2021

Jill Elston, a 2010 Alfred State College (ASC) graduate of the Vet Tech program, is the recipient of the 2021 American Human Hero Veterinary Nurse Award.

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College Farm earns award from Dairy Farmers of America

Mon, Feb 15th, 2021

In 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).