Department News

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Plenty of paths to BSN at Alfred State

Fri, Feb 2nd, 2018

In December, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that requires future registered nurse (RN) graduates of associate degree and diploma nursing programs to finish a baccalaureate completion program in nursing within 10 years after initial licensure in New York State.

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Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. welcomes Ashworth as new board member

Wed, Sep 13th, 2017

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, has welcomed a new board member, Ruthanne Ashworth, of Hornell.

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Bethesda Foundation continues strong support of Alfred State nursing

Thu, Jul 13th, 2017

For over 30 years, the Bethesda Foundation has been a major supporter of Alfred State’s nursing and health-related programs, having generously donated funds for grants, scholarships, and major projects.


Top 20 Alfred State degrees that employers are seeking in 2017

Wed, Dec 21st, 2016

Finding a job after graduating from college doesn’t have to be a challenge. In some career fields, employers cannot fill positions quickly enough, as the number of openings is much greater than the number of qualified, college-educated candidates available.

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Nursing program celebrating 50th anniversary

Fri, Dec 2nd, 2016

Like clockwork for 20 years now, past faculty members of the Alfred State Nursing Department have returned to the Southern Tier in the fall for a reunion. This year, they had even more reason to celebrate, with the college’s first nursing program marking its golden anniversary.

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Site review on nursing program to be held March 2

Wed, Feb 17th, 2016

The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share their comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled for 3:30 p.m. March 2 at the Physical and Health Sciences Building, Room 102. Written comments are also welcome.

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Nursing students aid Haiti residents during winter break

Mon, Feb 15th, 2016

Taylor Voigt, a nursing student from Fairport, holds a child at one of the mobile medical clinics set up in Onaville, Haiti, a large, post-earthquake settlement north of Port-au-Prince.

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Bethesda Foundation tours Alfred State Nursing department simulation lab

Mon, Sep 29th, 2014

“Alfred State appreciates the Bethesda Foundation and its ongoing scholarship support to nursing students in these three counties,” said Dr. Lisa Harmon, chair of the Nursing department.

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Alfred State Partners in New Grant to Continue Building a More Highly Educated Nursing Workforce

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014

The Alfred State Associate of Science in nursing and the Alfred State Bachelor of Science in nursing programs, partners in the first APIN grant received by the Foundation of New York State Nurses in 2012, will continue as partners in the new grant. Lisa Harmon, PhD, RN, CNE, chair of the ASN and BSN nursing programs at Alfred State will lead the nursing programs’ participation in the new grant project.

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"Pay it Forward" seven years strong at Alfred State

Fri, May 17th, 2013

The Alfred State Nursing Department continued its “Pay It Forward” philosophy through the awarding of its seventh annual round of “Pay It Forward” scholarships to Gary Crouse, Hammondsport, NY; John Kozlyuk, Rochester, NY; and Maura Tuffey, Albany, NY. Each recipient received $150 and good wishes from the class of 2005 who first established the scholarship.