Thanks to a $3.2 million grant received in 2014 from the Buffalo Billion initiative, and an expansion project led by Alfred State, students at Burgard High School are getting an even greater head start on college and a leg up toward landing a successful career.
The Allegany County Industrial Development Agency (ACIDA) has executed a contract to build Crossroads Development, a multi-million-dollar project that will serve Allegany County colleges, businesses, and visitors along Interstate 86 at the Belmont exit.
Officer Histed is familiar with the Southern Tier, having grown up in Belfast and graduated from Belfast Central School in 2006. He attended Alfred State before moving on to SUNY Brockport, where he earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in history in 2010.
Dr. Craig Clark, vice president for Economic Development at Alfred State, said, “The 2017 STEM Institute at Alfred State was the perfect place to hear Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and her passion for STEM education. This is the No. 1 topic across the United States and with economic developers in New York State.”
“We are extremely proud to be included in this listing of the best veterinary technology programs in the country,” said Dr. Phil Schroeder, chair of the Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Department at Alfred State. “The fact that we share the top three positions in this list with institutions such as Purdue University and the University of New Hampshire, is a testament to the quality of our program, as are our amazing alumni.”
Alfred State will expand lunch fine dining to five days a week and will be open one night per month for unique themed events including both buffet and fine dining options.
Efforts to help college students cope with stress, have a better focus in class, and be more productive, have earned Alfred State a bronze award in a national competition.
The students’ final work will be featured on campus Friday, July 28 in the Bret Llewellyn Art Gallery (third floor of the Engineering Technology Building) at 11 a.m., and during a screening in the Orvis Activities Center at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend both the gallery and the screening.
In the wake of the $1.5 million grant that Alfred State received from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for its Biorefinery Development and Commercialization Center (BDCC), the college recently welcomed representatives from ARC, as well as several other distinguished guests, to its Wellsville campus.
The college has added a chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success to its more than 100 clubs and organizations. The chapter will launch during the beginning of the 2017-2018 academic year.