Department News

Autobody student Mikal Smith works on a wrecked car in the autobody shop at Alfred State College.

Autobody students continue to benefit from wreck/rebuild program

Fri, Jan 27th, 2023

“I like being hands-on. We have lectures and go through the basics, and we talk through everything that we will experience in the real world. Getting hands-on you learn more, experience it, and you know exactly what is going to happen. When I go into the industry, I will already have done it.”

Bryan Abel, Casey Joyce, Craig Clark, Paul McCormick, and Charlie Joyce celebrate the partnership between Alfred State, Otis Eastern, and IUOE.

Alfred State honors partnership with Otis Eastern and IUOE

Tue, Jul 26th, 2022

A twenty-year partnership between Alfred State College (ASC), Otis Eastern, and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) was celebrated on the Wellsville campus. The partnership has provided scholarships of over a $1,000,000 to students.

The Alfred State group poses at the 2022 SkillsUSA National Championships.

Canfield earns silver medal at SkillsUSA National Championships – Four Pioneers place in top ten

Fri, Jul 1st, 2022

Alfred State College (ASC) sent a group of eleven (seven students and four faculty/administrators) to the 2022 SkillsUSA National Championships in Atlanta, GA. Devon Canfield (Buffalo) led the way by earning a silver medal in the automotive service technology competition.

Abigail Clark and her grandfather Jim White stand outside the refinished 1940 Ford Coupe.

Rebirth for a 1940 Ford Coupe

Mon, Jun 27th, 2022

Recent Alfred State College autobody repair graduate, Abigail Clark, has a special bond with her grandfather. A bond that revolves around a 1940 Ford Coupe and their shared love of classic cars.

Olivia Gadjo outside of her team’s 1966 Ford Mustang.

Great Race rolls through Wellsville Campus

Thu, Jun 23rd, 2022

The 2022 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Drivers Club rolled through Alfred State’s Wellsville campus. The nine-day, 2,300-mile adventure stopped on the Applied Technology campus for a lunch break as competitors drive from Rhode Island to North Dakota.

Great Race

Alfred State to host 2022 Great Race lunch stop

Mon, Jun 13th, 2022

Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology in Wellsville will host a lunch stop on the 2022 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Drivers Club on Monday, June 20.

Pioneer Award

Croston, Garippa, Merring, Rudolph, and Tracy honored with Pioneer Awards 

Tue, May 31st, 2022

Alfred State’s Keelan Croston, John Garippa, Cynthia Merring, Anthony Rudolph, and Erika Tracy were honored with Pioneer Awards at the annual Recognition Celebration.


Alfred State hosts 2022 SkillsUSA Postsecondary Championship

Thu, Apr 7th, 2022

The 2021 SkillsUSA New York State Leadership and Skills Conference Postsecondary Championship was held on the Wellsville campus.

Wreck - Rebuild Program

Real world projects fuel wreck/rebuild program at Alfred State

Mon, Dec 27th, 2021

Hands-on, real-word projects are key to the education that Alfred State College (ASC) students gain. The autobody wreck/rebuild program is a prime example of this.

Chevy Cruz Before

Wreck/rebuild program shifts learning into high gear

Mon, Dec 14th, 2020

Applied learning is at the heart of an Alfred State College (ASC) education, with students gaining the knowledge and skills they need to succeed through hands-on, real-world projects. A terrific example of this is the college’s autobody wreck/rebuild program.