National Recognition

Alfred State named a ‘military-friendly’ school

“We are most grateful to the veterans who have served our country,” said Alfred State President Dr. Skip Sullivan. “We are honored to be designated a ‘military-friendly’ college. Veterans will always be welcomed as part of the Alfred State family.”

Alfred State announces that Victory Media has named the college to its Military Friendly ® Schools list for 2015.

Victory Media, originator of the Military Friendly ® group of education and career resources for veterans, announced the list on its website, MilitaryFriendly.com, this week. The list includes institutions that exhibit leading practices to support military students.

This is the fifth consecutive year Alfred State has been designated a military-friendly school.

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Office of Marketing and Communications Wins MarCom Awards

MarCom Awards logoFor the third consecutive year, the Office of Marketing and Communications at Alfred State entered several of its best designs into the annual MarCom Awards competition and took home two Gold Awards and one Honorable Mention.

The Office of Marketing and Communications at Alfred State walked away with three coveted MarCom Awards this year

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The U.S. National Arboretum Gets a Boost from Renewable Energy

U.S. National Arboretum 2013“I cannot express how proud I am of the students, for their exemplary work ethic, professionalism, attention to detail, and overall excellence throughout the entire project,” Stevens says. “The students have demonstrated Alfred’s excellence in education.”

Alfred State Students install third and largest solar array at the U.S. National Arboretum

Nineteen students and graduates and two instructors from Alfred State’s electrical construction and maintenance electrician program headed to Washington, D.C., this October to complete the largest phase of what has been a five-year project to help the U.S. National Arboretum meet its sustainability goals. Their mission: to install a 15 kilowatt photovoltaic system.

Alfred State Advances to 17 in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Alfred State is moving on up in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings—now 17 (up from 23) among top regional colleges and universities in the North. The college has also earned a fifth place ranking among top public schools in the North.

Alfred State is moving on up in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual Best Colleges rankings—now 17 (up from 23) among top regional colleges and universities in the North.

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Alfred State Taco Bell Rated #1 Nationwide

Alfred State’s Dining Services Taco Bell location has been rated #1 nationwide in Taco Bell’s Voice of the Customer Program. The Taco Bell operation on campus is managed by Michael Murray of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, Inc.

Alfred State’s Dining Services Taco Bell location has been rated #1 nationwide in Taco Bell’s Voice of the Customer Program. The Taco Bell operation on campus is managed by Michael Murray of Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, Inc.

“Of the 5,539 locations nationwide, your team is #1 with our Voice of the Customer program. It is the most important obsession metric as it is feedback your guests are giving on their experience,” explained Jill Woods-Dale of Taco Bell.

Alfred State Earns Federal Recognition for Commitment to Civic Engagement

Alfred State has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest honors a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.

Alfred State has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, one of the highest honors a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. The distinction was announced March 4 at the American Council on Education’s 95th Annual Meeting Leading Change in Washington, DC.

Architecture Design Student Earns Kawneer/AIAS Competition Honors

Kyle PerryAlfred State student Kyle Perry, of Frewsburg, a third-year architectural technology student in the Department of Architecture and Design, has earned an honorable mention award and a cash prize of $500 for his outstanding architectural design entry in the 2012 AIAS/Kawneer “Enlightened Libraries” Competition.

Kyle PerryAlfred State student Kyle Perry, of Frewsburg, a third-year architectural technology student in the Department of Architecture and Design, has earned an honorable mention award and a cash prize of $500 for his outstanding architectural design entry in the 2012 AIAS/Kawneer “Enlightened Libraries” Competition.

Students to Mark Nat’l Court Reporting Week with Outreach to Local Veterans and More

Court reporting and captioning students at Alfred State are marketing National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, Feb. 17-23 by participating in a national veteran’s oral history project coordinated by the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the leading organization representing stenographic court reporting and broadcast captioning professionals.

Court reporting and captioning students at Alfred State are marketing National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, Feb. 17-23 by participating in a national veteran’s oral history project coordinated by the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the leading organization representing stenographic court reporting and broadcast captioning professionals.

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Community Garden featured in new National Wildlife Federation Case Study

“We are very pleased to see our community garden gain national recognition,” said Julian Dautremont-Smith, Alfred State’s chief sustainability officer. “The garden has generated a great deal of excitement on campus and in the community and is helping people connect more directly with their food production and consumption, a key for sustainability.”

Alfred State has been recognized by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) for its leadership in sustainability. NWF has featured a detailed case study about Alfred State’s Community Garden in an online database of campus sustainability initiatives.

Alfred State Awarded Military Friendly Schools® Title

“Inclusion on this prestigious listing confirms our commitment to providing service men and women with a supportive learning environment for their transition into civilian life,” said Dr. John M. Anderson, Alfred State president.

Alfred State has been named to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.

“Inclusion on this prestigious listing confirms our commitment to providing service men and women with a supportive learning environment for their transition into civilian life,” said Dr. John M. Anderson, Alfred State president.

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