High School Visitation Program

Alfred State College's Office of Admissions is hosting its annual High School Visitation Program this fall.  The program has been scheduled for each Thursday starting Oct. 4 and running through Nov. 8, 2007. 

This year Alfred State College will host over 50 high schools from the Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania areas to provide an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to explore various career fields and academic majors offered at Alfred State College.  The faculty from both the Alfred Campus and the School of Applied Technology campus, located in Wellsville, will provide academic overviews and discuss career options for these high school juniors and seniors.

Schools scheduled to visit Thursday, Oct. 4, include Bradford (PA) Area High School; Cleveland Hill High School (Buffalo); Coudersport (PA) Jr.-Sr. High School; Franklinville Central High School; Global Media Arts High School (Rochester); Hammondsport Central High School; Northern Potter (PA) High School; Warren County (PA) Career Central High School; Warsaw Central High School; and Attica Central High School.

Visitors scheduled for Oct. 11, include Dundee Central High School; East High School (Buffalo); Fillmore Central High School; Mt. St. Mary's High School (Buffalo); Ripley Central High School; Salamanca Alternative High School; Sherman Central High School; and South Park High School (Buffalo).

On Oct. 18, Avon Central High School; Edison Tech Occupational High School (Rochester); Elkland (PA) High School; Geneseo Central High School; Haverling Jr.-Sr. High School (Bath); Honeoye Central High School; LeRoy Central High School; Naples Central High School; Scio Central High School; and Wayland-Cohocton Central High School are scheduled to attend.

On Oct. 25, visitors will include: Andover Central High School; Cowanesque Valley (PA) High School; Cuba-Rushford Central High School; Greece-Athena High School; Hinsdale Central High School; Keshequa High School (Nunda); Prattsburgh Central High School; and Salamanca Central High School.

On Nov. 1, Belfast Central High School; Burgard Vocational High School (Buffalo); Canaseraga Central High School; Falconer Central High School; Jamestown Senior High School; Jasper-Troupsburg Central High School; Letchworth Central High School; Perry Central High School; Ellicottville Central High School; Friendship Central High School; and Watkins Glen Central High School will be in attendance.

And, on Nov. 8, Alfred-Almond Central High School; Arkport Central High School; Avoca Central High School; Canisteo-Greenwood Central High School; Hornell Senior High School; Wayne Central High School; Webster-Schroeder High School; Wellsville Central High School; and Whitesville Central High School will close out this year's program.

In addition to learning about academic programs, these visiting high school students will also have the opportunity to learn more about the residential aspects of college life and the over 50 clubs and organizations available at Alfred State College.  The Auxiliary Campus Enterprises & Services (ACES-campus dining and vending operation)) of ASC will provide lunches for all visiting students.

School counselors attending this program will be provided an overview of Alfred State College and its over 70 academic programs, college athletics, and student activities including residential life areas.  They will be served lunch in the newly renovated facilities in the Central Dining Hall.

The school counselors will also be visiting the School of Applied Technology.

Alfred State College, a member of the technology college sector within the State University of New York (SUNY) system, offers outstanding educational opportunities for students in its nearly 60 associate degree programs, 14 baccalaureate degree programs, and several certificate programs. Numerous vocational-technical offerings stressing hands-on learning are available at the School of Applied Technology Campus located in nearby Wellsville. The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and several programs are also accredited or approved by program-specific professional organizations.

For more information on Alfred State College, contact 1-800-4-ALFRED or e-mail the Office of Admissions at admissions@alfredstate.edu.