Department News

Mark Bloxsom and Jennifer Ross pose after getting an award

Bloxsom and Ross receive Student Advocate Award

Tue, May 14th, 2024

Alfred State Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Business Department Mark Bloxsom and Lecturer in the Physical and Life Sciences Department Jennifer Ross were honored with the Student Advocate Award during the 40th annual Honors Convocation.

Students making a presentation

Business classes present plans for improvements to mail services on campus

Tue, May 7th, 2024

"Students had to work together to research and analyze the issue from multiple angles to determine exactly what the problem was and then propose possible solutions to administrators to improve it. For many students this was their first time working on a real problem and project of this magnitude. They were especially excited that the project was something tangible that could improve life here at Alfred State.”

Holly Chase

Katelyn James with the Chancellor and President

James and Thompson honored by Chancellor

Wed, Apr 17th, 2024

"It is my honor to celebrate the achievements of the nearly 200 CASE awardees as they inspire others and illustrate what is possible with a SUNY education.

SUNY Chancellor John B. King Jr.

Student working on a laptop

Pioneer PROfiles - Nicholas Barrett

Mon, Apr 15th, 2024

“The connections I made with businesses and the skills that I have acquired from talking to those people give me the idea that I can really do whatever I put my mind on.”

Nicholas Barrett

Students take third place in competition

PionEar earns third place in the 4th annual AHA! Allegany County Startup Collegiate Competition

Mon, Apr 8th, 2024

PionEar earned third place in the 4th annual AHA! Allegany County Startup Collegiate Competition. A trio of sport management students, Nick Valentino (Tonawanda, NY), David Harrell (New York, NY), and Evan French (Rochester, NY) won a $1,000 prize.

student playing video games at a computer

Pioneer PROfiles - Christian Castellanos

Mon, Apr 1st, 2024

“I have been fortunate to do a partnership with the Buffalo Bills the past couple of years. It has been a once in a lifetime experience working in their guest services system. We have also travel to Pittsburgh and toured facilities and done some networking.”

Student smiling in the hallway

Pioneer PROfiles - Edward Scroxton

Mon, Mar 25th, 2024

 “The application of what I have learned here has helped me understand more about business operations. It also has given me more time to realize who I am and what I want to do in life and give me the opportunities that I need to succeed in my life.”

Edward Scroxton

Katelyn James stands outside the admissions office

Pioneer PROfiles - Katelyn James

Mon, Mar 18th, 2024

“My professors are super supportive. They are there to help me if I have a problem with anything. If I have trouble getting into an assignment or understanding something they are here to help me through it all and guide me.”

Katelyn James

Jeffrey Keyes singing at the alumni concert

Keyes to Success

Thu, Dec 14th, 2023

“When I got here in my second year, I joined the chorus and for the first time I learned the importance and joy of choral music. Anthony Cappadonia’s passion was unparalleled, and I learned for the first time what it was like to be part of a team. It taught me leadership and teamwork and gave me confidence.”

Jeffrey Keyes

Alfred State alum Kelsey Curry walks the sideline prior to the start of a McNeese State football game at Florida.

Sport Management alum finds success in Division I football

Wed, Oct 11th, 2023

"I learned a long time ago, as long as you care about the players and you keep them first the rest will take of itself. I am very appreciative that I can do the job that I love each and every day."

Kelsey Curry '17