Department News

John Ninfo speaks with Emma Bower, an Agriculture Entrepreneurship major, following one of the three presentations he made at Alfred State about student finances.

John Ninfo shares financial wisdom to students

Thu, Feb 2nd, 2023

“Build a habit of saving. Money is about hard work. Be frugal, not cheap. It is not about how much money you make, it is about how you manage the money that you do make.”

Sport Business Club 3v3 Basketball League founders. Back Row (L to R): Brandon Jocelyn, Marcus Lawson, Ben Pollack, Ben Reding, and Nathan Kruckow. Front Row (L to R): Mo Olasupo and Ryan Rosa. Not pictured: Jake Brotherton.

Sport Business Club 3v3 Basketball League scores big with students

Wed, Nov 9th, 2022

Alfred State College students in the Sport Business Club have scored big with the formation of a 3v3 Basketball League. The league recently finished their second season.

Reuben Zielinski ’82 talks to current Alfred State students following his presentation on campus about the entrepreneurship spirit.

Zielinski shares Entrepreneurship Spirit with Current Students

Mon, Nov 7th, 2022

Alfred State alum Reuben Zielinski ’82 returned to campus and shared his story of entrepreneurship to current students from the School of Architecture, Management & Engineering Technology (SAMET).

Sport Management students at Highmark Stadium after their training session with the Buffalo Bills.

Sport Management students partner with Buffalo Bills

Wed, Sep 21st, 2022

Alfred State sport management students will have the opportunity to be part of the Buffalo Bills 2022 season. Thirty students in the program have joined the guest service team and will serve as ticket takers and ushers at home games.

Jim Helms stands near his Alfred State diploma

Helms is Paying it Forward

Mon, Aug 1st, 2022

Jim Helms, a 1993 graduate, sees daily the impact Alfred State College (ASC) makes. What he sees, has him looking for ways to pay it forward to current and future Pioneers.

headshot of Melissa Blake

Blake featured in Journal of Court Reporting

Wed, Jul 20th, 2022

Alfred State College (ASC) business department associate professor Melissa Blake was interviewed for a piece that appears in the July 2022 edition of the Journal of Court Reporting (JCR). 

Nunley at Washington DC conference

National marketing conference relies on expertise from Alfred State

Mon, Jul 11th, 2022

Nunley shared his marketing knowledge and assessment of current enrollment management challenges at the RNL executive gathering in Washington DC. His presentation asked the question "Is Higher Ed Dying or Dynamic? Changes in Student Perceptions of ROI." 

headshot of Matthew Burr

Business professor featured on local news channel

Thu, Jul 7th, 2022

Alfred State College adjunct business professor Matthew Burr was recently a guest on WENY’s morning show. Burr joined the show to discuss student debt forgiveness.

Katrina Rowe at a photoshoot during her internship in Sorrento.

Rowe reflects on experiences in Italy

Thu, Jun 30th, 2022

Katrina Rowe was one of nineteen students that spent the spring semester studying at Sant’ Anna Institute in Sorrento, Italy. She was the lone business major on the trip.

headshots of Mark Bloxsom, Francine Staba, and Dianne Clark

Business Department celebrates faculty accomplishments

Thu, Jun 23rd, 2022

The Alfred State College Business Department is celebrating the recent accomplishments of three faculty members.