Department News

Department News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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).

Hundreds of students participate in ASC’s Ag Skills Contest

Thu, Sep 26th, 2019

Alfred State College recently hosted 280 Future Farmers of America students from 15 western New York high schools for the 33rd annual Agriculture Skills Contest.

Alfred State hosts Kiddie Ag Day

Fri, Sep 20th, 2019

Hundreds of local elementary students had a great time learning about agriculture and animals recently as Alfred State College once again hosted Kiddie Ag Day.

Alfred State College Farm named a ‘Dairy of Distinction’

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2019

College Farm Manager Virginia Chamberlain said, “The farm staff is delighted to see this award reinstated. We will continue to work hard to have our facilities, our livestock groups, and our robotic dairy be proud examples for Alfred State College."