About 175 Alfred State College and 50 Alfred University students volunteered recently to make a difference in their surrounding communities during the annual Spring Into Action Day of Service.
Led by students, the events will focus on sustainability and increasing awareness about this topic across campus. All events are free and open to the public.
April is Financial Literacy Month, which coincides with one of the busiest times of the academic year. As students and professors prepare for final projects, exams, and graduation, finances are often the last thing on people’s minds.
Whether it’s building a zero-energy home for the Solar Decathlon or installing a solar array at the US National Arboretum, Alfred State College (ASC) students are learning about the importance of “going green” through many different applied learning experiences.
Dr. Edward Tezak, a SUNY distinguished service professor emeritus of Alfred State College, was recently recognized by the Allegany County Board of Legislators for his 30-year career in the military.
“We were very happy with the turnout,” Peavey said. “We were asked by the schools attending to offer this annually, so we may look to increase it in size next year.”
Tickets are $2 for students and $7 for general admission. To purchase tickets, please stop by the first floor of the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus on weekdays from now through April 12 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. daily.
“I was impressed with how the students were so dedicated to helping,” she said. “The students were eager to get their hands dirty and make an impact on the community. As students who are familiar with hands-on learning, they jumped right into the tasks they were assigned on day one," said Amy Miller.
Doors for the event will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the Campus Store in the Student Leadership Center for $12 for the general public and $5 for students.
Alfred State College is excited to announce that it will soon launch the first four-year agriculture program in the school’s history.