Department News

Alfred State architect students present redesign plans to the Wellsville community

ASC architecture students present Wellsville redesign concepts

Fri, Dec 9th, 2022

Alfred State architecture students presented their plans for "A Modern Connection to the Historic Village" at the David A. Howe Library in Wellsville. More than 45 students were involved in developing plans for Downtown Wellsville.

Alec Harrigan with his Student Project Award.

Recent architecture graduate wins award

Mon, Dec 5th, 2022

2022 Alfred State graduate Alec Harrigan was recently honored as the recipient of the Student Project Award for the 2021-22 school year by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Buffalo/Western New York Chapter.

Jesse Olsovsky

Drive to Give Back • Jesse Olsovsky • Alumni Profile

Mon, Nov 21st, 2022

Growing up in the suburbs of Rochester, Jesse Olsovsky, ’99, experienced snowstorms growing up but a move to Florida after graduating from Alfred State College has him adjusting to the aftereffects of tropical storms.

Alfred State Professor and Department Chair of the Architecture and Design Program William Dean receives recognition for being selected to attend the NCARB Scholars program.

William Dean participates in NCARB Scholars program

Mon, Nov 21st, 2022

William Dean, professor and department chair of the Architecture and Design program, traveled to Oklahoma State University and participated in the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) Scholars in Professional Practice program.

headshot of Bryan Toepfer

Toepfer appointed NCARB Architect Licensing Advisor

Mon, Aug 29th, 2022

Alfred State College (ASC) has announced the appointment of Assistant Professor Bryan Toepfer, AIA, NCARB, CAPM, as the NCARB Architect Licensing Advisor for the architectural programs. Professor Toepfer will assume his position effective September 1, 2022, in addition to his duties as Program Coordinator of the AAS Architectural Technology program in the Department of Architecture and Design.

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.

Gartland - BTES Award

AJ Gartland wins Edward Allen Student Award

Wed, May 18th, 2022

Alfred State College (ASC) architecture major AJ Gartland (Irondequoit) has won the Edward Allen Student Award given annually by the Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES).

Chancellor's Award

Delianne and Harrigan Honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Award

Tue, May 10th, 2022

Alfred State College (ASC) students Megan Delianne and Alec Harrigan have been awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence (CASE).

Bryan Toepfer

Toepfer article featured in Rochester Business Journal

Fri, Mar 4th, 2022

Alfred State architecture assistant professor Bryan Toepfer recently had his piece “Architects Need to be Viewed as Value, NOT Expense” featured in the Rochester Business Journal.

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Alfred State students in Sorrento meet with USA Consul

Mon, Feb 28th, 2022

The 19 Alfred State College (ASC) students at Sant’ Anna Institute in Sorrento, Italy had the opportunity to meet with Consul Karen Schinnerer, Press and Culture Secretary, at the USA Consulate in Naples recently.