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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2016 among best ever Fri, Oct 21st, 2016

students taking a selfie in front of a firework“I think the weekend was wonderful,” said Colleen Argentieri, director of Alumni Relations, and co-chair of the Homecoming and Family Weekend Committee. “Not only did the weather cooperate, but we could not have ordered a more perfect weekend, in terms of attendance.”

Scenic Pioneer Trail hiking system opens Fri, Oct 14th, 2016

President Dr. Skip Sullivan speaks during the ribbon-cutting ceremonyOffering 4.5 miles of trails and gorgeous views of nearby scenery, Alfred State’s Pioneer Trail system is now officially open.

Clean energy a top priority Fri, Oct 14th, 2016

“The college has a long history of being a leader in sustainability, including classroom instruction, building a Zero Energy Home on the Wellsville campus, and leading a $2.8 million NYSERDA grant on clean energy training across New York State,” said Dr. Craig Clark, vice president of Economic Development at Alfred State. “We look forward to continuing to lead through the REV process.”

Staff to help parents, students with financial aid process Oct. 15 Wed, Oct 12th, 2016

Students and parents can register by going to www.suny.edu/studentevents or by calling 1-800-342-3811. This workshop is open to all prospective college students and their families, including those who do not plan to attend Alfred State.

SAMC ribbon-cutting and 50th anniversary celebration scheduled Tue, Oct 11th, 2016

In 1966, Alfred State students and staff erect a sign in Wellsville as the first classes were held on the former Sinclair Refinery site.Classes began in Wellsville on Oct. 19, 1966 for 110 students enrolled in five programs taught by 10 faculty members. These five initial programs were automotive service, building construction, drafting, electrical service, and food service.

“It Takes a Village” effort brings Green Dot Bystander Intervention Initiative to Alfred community Tue, Oct 11th, 2016

community members at Terra Cotta Coffee House for Green Dot trainingGreen Dot is a program that asks its participants to imagine a map of their community, and how every time there is an instance of interpersonal or sexual violence, a Red Dot would be placed on the area in which that occurred.

Dr. Kellogg authors new book on boy detective Barry Baskerville Thu, Oct 6th, 2016

Barry Baskerville’s Blue Bicycle cover image“Barry Baskerville's Blue Bicycle” shows children how close observations and logical deductions can improve their problem-solving skills. The hero of the story is a precocious youngster named Barry Baskerville who dreams of becoming a great detective like Sherlock Holmes.

Alfred State named a Lead Advisory Institution once again Wed, Oct 5th, 2016

“The recognition illustrates that our students learn not only about social issues,” Greg Sammons said, “but also how to apply knowledge in order to actively engage these challenges and directly be a part of the solutions in our communities.” 

The Wrecks coming to Alfred State Oct. 18 Tue, Oct 4th, 2016

members of the band, The WrecksTickets for the concert are on sale now for $5 each, and can be purchased at the campus store or online at www.alfredstatebookstore.com.

Kiddie Ag Day a great success Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016

First- and second-graders at the college farmApproximately 500 first- and second-graders toured the college farm, learning about vegetable production, milk production, horses, and other small animals and agriculture in general.