Department News

A group of Alfred State nursing students will travel to Ireland to learn more about the healthcare system in that country. (From L to R): Associate Professor KathyAnn Sager, Avery Grusendorf, Maxwell McCumiskey, Leah McCormick, Bethany Gayhart, and Molly Arnold. Missing Samantha Price.

Group of Nursing students heading to Ireland

Wed, Jun 21st, 2023

“From this trip I will receive the benefits of expanded education and knowledge from living in a different country temporarily, Learning the cultural differences can help me to potentially give better care when I am a licensed RN in the United States.”

Avery Grusendorf

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ASC Baccalaureate Nursing Program gains initial accreditation with ACEN

Fri, May 12th, 2023

Both the associate and bachelor’s degree programs for nursing at Alfred State are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and registered by the New York State Education Department.

The 2023 inductees into the SALUTE honor society, (From L to R:) Ryan Darrow, Matthew Proper, Jennifer Aul, and Johnathon Helms.

Four new members inducted into SALUTE

Mon, May 8th, 2023

The Alfred State College (ASC) chapter of SALUTE inducted four new members, Jennifer Aul (Avoca, NY), Ryan Darrow (Webster, NY), Johnathon Helms (Portville, NY), and Matthew Proper (Perry, NY). 

Alfred State assistant nursing professor Tara Histed shows a group of attendees to the healthcare forum one of the simulation labs that students receive hands-on instruction.

Alfred State hosts forum focusing on enhancing the local healthcare workforce

Mon, Jan 23rd, 2023

“Any time we come together with people in the field and share the opportunities we have to strengthen the professional workforce is beneficial. We were able to outline the educational programs we have to offer here ...”

An Alfred State nursing student works with a professor during a skills lab.

Alfred State and UB Nursing are helping the Southern Tier

Tue, Dec 13th, 2022

With growing healthcare needs in rural areas, Alfred State College (ASC) is further strengthening ties with the University at Buffalo (UB) thanks to a $250,000 High Needs Nursing Grant from the State University of New York (SUNY).

Bethesda Foundation members with Dr. Mauro

President’s Society Dinner honors Bethesda Foundation

Thu, Oct 27th, 2022

The Bethesda Foundation was honored for their continued support of Alfred State College at the President’s Society Dinner. The Foundation was awarded the President’s Medallion.

Alfred State assistant Nursing professor Tara Histed works at the event in 2021.

Alfred State assists Remote Area Medical Clinic in Belmont

Wed, Sep 7th, 2022

Alfred State students and faculty will be involved in the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free clinic at Genesee Valley Central School on September 24-25. 

Students work with an instructor.

Nursing Department to host site visit

Tue, Sep 6th, 2022

The nursing department at Alfred State will be hosting a site visit for initial accreditation of the baccalaureate in nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

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SUNY grant between Alfred State and University of Buffalo targets improved nursing services for rural areas

Wed, Mar 16th, 2022

Alfred State College (ASC) will receive a two-year multi-campus grant with UB’S School of Nursing to increase enrollment and address emerging trends in nursing education, eventually increasing medical services in underserved populations.

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ASC nursing students assist at vaccination clinics

Tue, Mar 30th, 2021

Dozens of Alfred State College (ASC) nursing students recently rolled up some sleeves and got to work helping out at several Allegany County Department of Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics.