Department News

Student standing in Student Leadership Center

Pioneer PROfiles - Bee Williams

Thu, Feb 8th, 2024

“There are so many high-quality professors that have worked in the industry. The class sizes are small, and the professors can help. We learn everything during lectures and put them to use on paper and then we go into labs and use apparatuses and do experiments using actual tools."

Bee Williams

students sitting behind a laptop in a dorm lounge

Meet the Students - Daneil Newman

Mon, Dec 11th, 2023

“I chose Alfred State because of the hands-on opportunities that I get here and the affordability of the college. I chose mechanical engineering because I like to take things apart and see how things work inside. I also like the design aspect of mechanical systems.”

Daneil Newman

Alfred State has put Rafael on the field for success in and out of the classroom.

Meet the Students - Rafael Class

Mon, Oct 2nd, 2023

“I chose Alfred State because when I came on my visit, I was very impressed with the academic support system that they offered to students on campus. The football coach recruited me, and it just seemed like a good fit for me.”

Rafael Class

Student standing next to engineering machinery

Meet the Students - Gabriel Cooks

Thu, Jul 20th, 2023

“Alfred State allows students the opportunity to get a more hands-on knowledge-based knowledge set. We get to do a lot more hands-on based things and I think that is more applicable to working in the industry.”

Gabriel Cooks

Alfred State recognized faculty members Daniel Aftuck, Aric Bryant, and David Ray with the Advising Excellence award

Aftuck, Bryant and Ray honored with Advising Excellence Award

Fri, Jun 2nd, 2023

Daniel Aftuck, Aric Bryant, and David Ray were named the recipients of the Advising Excellence award at Alfred State’s annual recognition ceremony.

Alfred State College President, Dr. Steven Mauro, is among Southern Tier leaders at the Alstom event with US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Alfred State’s partnerships with Alstom are multi-faceted.

Alfred State partner Alstom leads US rail car manufacturing

Mon, Apr 10th, 2023

“Alfred State College is so proud of our long-standing relationship with Alstom. Not only does our college provide a pipeline of new highly skilled professionals ready for hire, but the innovation and cutting-edge technology at Alstom is also a real-world working lab for us."

Dr. Steven Mauro

Samples of advertising to attract workers wanting to learn in-demand skills and join Western New York manufacturing companies.

WNY Works builds skills to launch fulfilling careers

Wed, Mar 1st, 2023

“WNY Works is a collaborative effort to heighten awareness and interest in associate degrees, certificates, and non-credit training to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for individuals to launch high-demand careers. The goal of this effort, in part, is to reframe perceptions of learning opportunities that lead to careers such as highly skilled trades and technical opportunities in manufacturing.”

Betsy Penrose - VP of ASC Enrollment Management
Gabriel Cooks works on a project in one of the mechanical engineering technology labs.

Gabriel Cooks honored as a Newman Civic Fellow

Tue, Feb 21st, 2023

“It humbles me not only to serve others without expecting reimbursement but also to be able to motivate those around me to help others and to understand and respect counterparts in different aspects of their lives.”

Gabriel Cooks

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).

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Team Eco Guys, Inc. wins Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition

Tue, Apr 12th, 2022

The Alfred State College team of Zackary Martin and David Benson teamed up to win the 2nd annual Allegany County Startup Collegiate Competition.