“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.
“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.”
Tickets for the concert are on sale now for $5 each, and can be purchased at the campus store or online at www.alfredstatebookstore.com.
Approximately 500 first- and second-graders toured the college farm, learning about vegetable production, milk production, horses, and other small animals and agriculture in general.
The seminars on Nov. 15, Feb. 22, and April 18 will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Pioneer Center. Each will include video tutorials, demonstrations with live dogs, training plans, and other supporting materials.
A total of 18 color photographs will be on display in an exhibit titled “From Whence We Came,” which comes from a speech by John. F. Kennedy Jr. before the 1962 America’s Cup in Newport, RI. All of the photographs are of water in a variety of settings and locations, many of which have been captured using long-exposure photography.
Alfred State developed the Summer Preparation Academy, a four-week program designed to help freshmen accepted through the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and the Alfred State Opportunity Program (ASOP) become adjusted to the academic and personal challenges they would face as they began college.
The students had access to more than 30 trainings on financial planning topics and were able to interact with hundreds of financial planners and financial companies from across the nation. They were also able to have formal and informal interviews with many different companies.
Many of the organizations present at the fair have benefited from a flood of Alfred State student volunteers and interns in the past, which is why they were looking to recruit Pioneers again.
"The average age in the trade right now is 53 years. This indicates a workforce that is nearing retirement and shows a large opportunity for youth to get involved,” says Stephen Richard, assistant professor, Building Trades, at Alfred State.