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Alfred State College - Civic Engagement

Alfred State New Horizons Forum to present ‘Meet the Candidates’ evening Tue, Feb 17th, 2015

The “Meet the Candidates” forum will be offered to the entire Alfred community on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in room 215 of the School of Engineering Technologies Building. Campus signage and volunteers will direct the public to the nearest parking areas.

Students, faculty, and staff honored during Celebration of Service Ceremony Fri, Jan 30th, 2015

Mike Murray with TG membersSeveral members of the Alfred State family were honored for their service to others Thursday at the Alfred Village Hall during the fifth annual Celebration of Service Ceremony.

WINS members raise funds, buy presents for family in need during holidays Tue, Jan 13th, 2015

students in WINS club with holiday presents that they wrappedFourteen members of the Women In Non-traditional Studies (WINS) Club assisted Santa in December by raising $193 through pop can and bottle returns and monetary contributions for an area family in need.

Alfred State honored for making a difference through community service Wed, Dec 10th, 2014

“Alfred State’s culture of civic engagement results in community challenges being addressed in a meaningful way,” Hilsher said, “even as student learning is enhanced through applied curricular and co-curricular experiences.”

Nov. 4 is Election Day Mon, Nov 3rd, 2014

If registered to vote in the village of Alfred, students can cast their ballots between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. at A.E. Crandall Hook & Ladder Company at 6 Main St., Alfred.

More than 200 Alfred State students among 500 volunteers for Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany Tue, Oct 28th, 2014

students participating in 2014 Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany“We had a much larger turnout this year than we did last year, which is very promising to see,” Perry said. “I felt this year went very well, the weather was absolutely beautiful, registration went quickly for how many people attended, and there were no problems with transporting people to locations.”

They scare because they care Mon, Oct 27th, 2014

Students had reached out to the Andover Haunted House Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that raises money for a number of local charities, about their interest in assisting with the haunted house.

Alfred State to enhance student political involvement, civic engagement through TurboVote Sat, Oct 18th, 2014

“Ultimately, the goal is to promote civic learning and advance civic action as a life-long practice, producing graduates committed to being informed, active citizens in their communities,” said Jonathan Hilsher, director of the Center of Civic Engagement at Alfred State.

Alfred State Named a Lead Institution in Civic Engagement by National Association Wed, Sep 10th, 2014

As a participating institution in NASPA’s initiative, Alfred State will continue to encourage students’ civic development through thoughtful community partnerships, engaging leadership opportunities, and democratic participation.

Local Students Embark on Civic Engagement Trip to Peru Mon, May 19th, 2014

“I want to make a difference and see how others live,” said McKenzie Mallaber, of Livonia, N.Y., a student in the human services management program.

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