“The students and staff involved with this program are wonderful to work with,” Melanie Ryan said. “I am delighted with the success of the RISE program here at Alfred State and look forward to celebrating our first graduating class from this program this spring.”
ACES provides dining services, campus bookstores, transportation, vending, and laundry services at Alfred State. The organization also owns and manages the Lake Lodge in Alfred Station.
Dr. Skip Sullivan said, “Our college is proud to be named a Military Friendly® School for the seventh straight year, and to be recognized for our commitment to providing veterans and their families with the means and resources they need to achieve their educational and professional goals.”
The college’s reputation for producing job-ready candidates continues to spread, and many employers are finding graduates from the Business Department eager and ready to contribute to their teams.
According to Glenn Brubaker, director of Facilities Operations, the demolition work on phase one of the MacKenzie Makeover project is about 60 percent complete after the physical work on the facility started in early October.
The Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential is a way to validate the unique knowledge and competency required of an accomplished professional in the educational facilities field.
Recognizing Alfred State’s strong commitment to civic engagement, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named the college to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in several categories.
US News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges for Veterans places the school in sixth place among all northern regional colleges, and third best among public colleges in the North.
The President’s Medallion was instituted in 2008 and is awarded to those who have made outstanding contributions to Alfred State. The college recognizes and commemorates the efforts of supporters and advocates dedicated to the mission of Alfred State.
In fact, a total of 109 employers registered for the college’s two career fairs held last month on the Alfred and Wellsville campuses. These events provided an excellent networking opportunity for students, who were able to connect with and learn more about the companies they may end up working for after graduation.