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.
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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...
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...