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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.


CCET to host dog behavior seminars
Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016

Kelly Cottrell, CTC, with dogThe 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.


Fine art photography on display at Hinkle Memorial Library in October
Fri, Sep 30th, 2016

“Ever Flowing,” which depicts the Niagara River after a recently passed thunderstormA 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.


Summer Prep Academy helps new students adjust to college life
Tue, Sep 27th, 2016

40 incoming freshman Alfred State students worked with Habitat for Humanity 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.


FPA Conference a valuable experience for students
Tue, Sep 27th, 2016

students who attended the Financial Planning Association’s Annual Conference 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.


Southern Tier communities are grateful for student volunteers
Mon, Sep 26th, 2016

students speaking with representatives at the Community Involvement FairMany 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.


Masonry program builds solid foundations
Wed, Sep 21st, 2016

"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.


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