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Nicole DiRado receives Alfred State Student Advocate Award
Mon, May 3rd, 2021

Nicole DiRadoAlfred State College recently presented Nicole DiRado, an assistant professor in the Physical and Life Sciences Department, with the Student Advocate Award.


Local schools compete in Science and Technology Fair at Alfred State College
Tue, Mar 17th, 2020

students holding their ribbons and awardsMore than 91 outstanding scientific projects by students from 12 area school districts were featured in Alfred State’s 21st annual Regional Science and Technology Fair.


A closer look: Alfred State’s Wayne Bensley brings real-world knowledge to the classroom
Fri, Dec 20th, 2019

Wayne Bensley“To me, the biggest achievement we can have as educators is to see the students walk across that stage and then become productive members of society,” Bensley said. “Just knowing that we are preparing them to do that, that’s the biggest honor we can have as educators.”


Alfred State professors speak at Investigation and Forensics Career Panel
Tue, Apr 23rd, 2019

Dr. Mark WhitmanWayne BensleyAlfred State educators Dr. Mark Whitman and Wayne Bensley recently shared a wealth of knowledge about the forensics and criminal justice fields with area high school students during Haverling High School’s Investigation and Forensics Career Panel.


Local schools compete in Science and Technology Fair at Alfred State College
Thu, Mar 28th, 2019

students holding their ribbonsParticipating districts included Addison, Alfred-Almond, Archbishop Walsh STCS, Bolivar-Richburg, Cassadaga Valley, Friendship, Hinsdale, Hornell, Houghton Academy, Lima Christian School, Portville, Prattsburgh, and St. Ann’s Academy.


Local schools compete in Science and Technology Fair
Fri, Apr 6th, 2018

several students holding certificates and ribbonsA total of 154 students presented 138 science and technology projects to the judges for a chance at a share of the $1,590 in prize money. Participants were divided into three divisions: senior (grades 10-12), junior (grades seven through nine), and novice (grades four through six).


More medical imaging programs in development
Tue, Dec 12th, 2017

professor demonstrating medical equipment, female student watching and female student lying on medical equipmentProposed programs include echocardiography (Associate in Applied Science), magnetic resonant imaging (certificate), computed tomography (certificate), and medical imaging sciences (Bachelor of Technology).


Alfred State’s Dr. Jakobi publishes book on animals, plants, and other life forms
Tue, May 2nd, 2017

Retired Alfred State Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Steven Jakobi has published a new book on Amazon's CreateSpace platform.


Online healthcare management program now offered
Wed, Apr 26th, 2017

The new healthcare management program allows a student to build on their associate degree to complete a bachelor’s degree 100 percent online. This new degree completion program is designed for professionals who want to enhance their skills for promotions or additional employment opportunities.


Alfred State students honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence
Tue, Apr 11th, 2017

top picture: man poses while looking at blue prints. Bottom picture: Mary poses with SUNY Chancellor and Alfred State Vice PresidentState University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher honored 256 SUNY students from across the state in Albany recently with the 2017 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, including two recipients from Alfred State.