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ASC ranked top five in US for students seeking several in-demand majors
Wed, Oct 24th, 2018

male student looking at a computer screenWith an emphasis on hands-on, real-world learning, Alfred State College students in the School of Applied Technology are well prepared for the jobs they want after only two years of study. In fact, 99 percent have a job immediately after graduation or they continue studies for another degree.


Students help solve creek erosion in Shongo
Tue, Oct 23rd, 2018

Students working on Shongo creek projectFor the past few weeks, Alfred State heavy equipment operations students have been working with Allegany County Soil and Water Conservation District on a project to protect the residents of Shongo from a flood-prone creek that has overrun its banks on multiple occasions.


A shining example of success
Tue, Oct 23rd, 2018

Alfred State alumnus Ben BaileyAlfred State College alumnus Ben Bailey is living proof of how a skilled trades degree can pave the way for a bright future.


From Egypt to Allegany County: Alfred State College’s El Sayed has ‘best of both worlds’
Mon, Oct 22nd, 2018

Hady El Sayed“Working here has proved that the reputation actually is real,” El Sayed said. “Everybody is helpful and is working toward a well-defined mission. I love the unity and cohesiveness.”


ASC prof shares Lumen Prize for Digital Art
Tue, Oct 16th, 2018

an open book under a piece of glass with a red light shining on itJeremy Speed Schwartz, an associate professor in the Digital Media and Animation Department, was part of a group of artists that recently received a Lumen Prize for Digital Art.


Pioneer Pride Strong at Homecoming and Family Weekend
Wed, Oct 10th, 2018

group of male students outsideNumerous students, alumni, faculty, and staff came out to celebrate and display their Pioneer Pride during Alfred State College’s 2018 Homecoming and Family Weekend.


Vet tech, HIT programs among top 10 in the nation
Tue, Oct 9th, 2018

two female vet students in lab with a dogAlfred State College (ASC) recently had two of its programs - veterinary technology and health information technology (HIT) – ranked in the top 10 in the nation. In addition, several ranking sites have rated the college highly when comparing all US schools offering these and other programs within the School of Arts and Sciences.


Alfred State partnership helps keep Alstom on track for success
Tue, Oct 9th, 2018

Alfred State College is proud to be among the educational partners who play a role in Alstom’s success. 


UB, Alfred State lead effort to bolster clean energy workforce development
Fri, Oct 5th, 2018

“Alfred State College is thrilled to work with UB to meet the needs of the clean energy workforce,” says Kristin Poppo, Alfred State provost. “For years, we have emphasized sustainable practices in applied curricula in the trades and engineering technologies. Together with UB, we can meet all aspects of the emerging clean energy workforce with a pathway for learners, from applied associate degrees all the way up to PhDs in engineering.”


Pizza Pioneer opens on campus
Fri, Oct 5th, 2018

female student eating a slice of pizzaPizza and college students go together like the sun and the moon, and Alfred State College’s new Pizza Pioneer dining location officially opened with a galaxy of rave reviews. The new dining hot-spot is located at 10 Elm, which is also home to Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Service’s (ACES) Fresh Market and Café. 


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