• Magazine logo with the words Pioneer Strong over graphic of virus
  • Magazine logo with the text Once A Pioneer, Always A Pioneer. Image of Colleen Argenteri and husband Fran Argenteri
  • Lights, camera, Alfred. Image of alum Tod Maitland with family at the Oscars
  • From the football field to the construction field. Image of alumnus Brandon Davis with his work truck, hard hat, and safety vest.
  • Making a difference. Image of fireman and nurse alumni, faculty teaching remotely, facilities crew with face mask.
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Alfred State Alumni & Friends Magazine - Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Edition

In quick order, Alfred State transformed our college to serve students entirely online during this healthcare crisis. Now work is underway for plans to reopen campus.

Pioneers are meeting challenges head-on with hope and determination. These stories of alumni, students, faculty, and staff will make you proud.


Dr. Skip Sullivan

Pioneer Strong

Greetings alumni and friends,

As you know, Alfred State Pioneers are strong. 

We’re known for rolling up our sleeves, getting to work, and doing what it takes to get the job done. We’re also known...

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Slide show of students, faculty and staff, Making A Difference

COVID-19 Crisis

In times of need, Alfred State Pioneers step up and do their part to help, whether it’s providing nursing assistance in Haiti, hurricane relief in Texas, or even just painting walls during a local community service event. So when the coronavirus pandemic...

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Colleen Argentieri slide show

Colleen Argentieri

Few people have touched the lives of as many Alfred State Pioneers as Colleen Argentieri.

Throughout her 30-plus years of working at the college, Colleen has gotten to know countless Alfred State faculty, staff, friends of the college, and of course, alumni. Every one of them...

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Brandon Davis wearing commencement cap

Brandon Davis

Alfred State will always be a special place for Brandon Davis. 

It was here that Brandon played on the football team with his twin brother, made lifelong friendships, and received an excellent education that helped him secure a job even before he graduated...

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Tod Maitland slide show with famous actors

Tod Maitland

If you like to watch movies, chances are you’ve experienced Tod Maitland’s work.

During his career as a sound engineer, Tod has been involved with more than 100 films, ranging from “I Am Legend,” to “Seabiscuit,” to "Joker." He also has four Academy Award nominations...

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Development News

Big Blue says Support Our Students

Support Our Students: S.O.S.

Alfred State Pioneers are known for helping one another and overcoming great obstacles. 

That’s why during this time of crisis, the college has established the Support Our Students (SOS) Emergency Fund to assist students...

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cj tremper

CJ Tremper

CJ Tremper shifts from improving cars to enhancing students’ knowledge and skills.

With years of real-world experience and an Alfred State education in his toolbox, Automotive Trades Instructor CJ Tremper is now steering future...

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face shields made by asc

SAMET in Action

Utilizing the technology and resources available on campus in the School of Architecture, Management, and Engineering Technology (SAMET), Alfred State College teamed up with local businesses to help fill the need for more face masks for healthcare workers...

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Three nurses

Arts and Sciences

As the need for more medical workers in New York State continued to grow due to the coronavirus, ASC Nursing Department faculty members stepped up to answer the call of duty at area hospitals and other healthcare facilities...

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Kelley family at hospital

Applied Technology

In early 2020, the inspiring story of a faculty member’s journey to save his son’s life caught the attention of a well-known national news program: Good Morning America.

Alfred State Instructor Sean Kelley had lost 40 pounds in order to donate...

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Alumni News

alumni events slide show

Alumni Events and More

Alfred State is pleased to announce that Roxana Sammons and Hillary Brintle have joined the college’s Office of Institutional Advancement and Jason Sciotti is the new interim director of Development...

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Class Notes

Tom Galisano on Fox News

Classmates and Friends

In this edition, two Pioneers become authors of books and the title of president is earned by another pair of successful alumni.

Class Notes also include a marriage, reunions, and remembrances...

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esports team at winter olympics

Proud to Say Kudos!

The college’s Esports team earned a gold medal in the 2020 Empire State Winter Games, 2020-2021 honors for Military Friendly Schools include silver-medal designation for ASC, and other honors for faculty, staff, and students...

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College News

Skip by video board june 20 commencement

College and Athletics Headlines

After collecting feedback from hundreds of seniors about their preferred type of commencement celebration, Alfred State College has decided to honor its Class of 2020 by holding a virtual graduation ceremony...

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