Department News

Alfred State President Dr. Steven Mauro with Chancellor’s Award winner David Carli.

David Carli, Melanie Ryan, and Andrea Williamson earn Chancellor’s Award

Mon, Jun 12th, 2023

David Carli, Melanie Ryan, and Andrea Williamson were honored for earning SUNY Chancellor Award at the annual Recognition Celebration.

Samples of advertising to attract workers wanting to learn in-demand skills and join Western New York manufacturing companies.

WNY Works builds skills to launch fulfilling careers

Wed, Mar 1st, 2023

“WNY Works is a collaborative effort to heighten awareness and interest in associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for individuals to launch high-demand careers. The goal of this effort, in part, is to reframe perceptions of learning opportunities that lead to careers such as highly skilled trades and technical opportunities in manufacturing.”

Betsy Penrose - VP of ASC Enrollment Management
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.

Advising Award

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.

Grand Champion

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.

Alfred State Farm

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).