“Mittashane,” an animated video created by Alfred State College students while studying abroad in Toyko, recently won “Best Animated Short” at the Western New York Film Arts and Music Event (FAME) held at Genesee Community College.
Alfred State College recently welcomed more than 40 new faculty and staff members.
“Dr. Katz brings with him an accomplished and distinguished academic background, as well as a passion for diversity and equity, and a career-centered approach to learning,” Dr. Kristin Poppo said. “Therefore, we believe he is an excellent fit as the head of the School of Arts and Sciences, and will have a great impact on our students and our college.”
Recently, 98 students participated in the school’s Community Action Day, the annual day of service that takes place during the college’s Week of Welcome, in which new students engage in a number of local community service projects.
Sustainability is a top priority at Alfred State College. That’s why over the past eight years, the school has taken a number of ecofriendly steps to reduce its environmental footprint, while increasing energy efficiency on campus.
After graduating from Alfred State College in 2012, Diana Burley found herself on an airplane bound for New Zealand to work on a 2,000-cow grazing farm in Canterbury. It was here that the agricultural business graduate first encountered the “Kiwi” cows, a particular breed that produces quality milk that is high in butterfat and protein.
This year’s incoming class consists of 1,445 students from 57 of New York’s 62 counties and 15 additional states, plus international students from eight countries.
“It’s always exciting to see students moving into the residence halls for the start of the new school year,” said Matt Ryan, senior director of Residential Services. “We do our best each year to make sure that students feel welcome on campus, especially in the living areas that they will be calling home for the next several months.”
Existing programs that have become a part of the Allied Health Department include coding and reimbursement specialist (certificate), diagnostic medical sonography (AAS), health information technology (AAS), healthcare management (BTech), and radiologic technology (AAS).
Pioneer Pride will be in full force once again during Alfred State College’s annual Homecoming and Family Weekend celebration, scheduled for Oct. 5-7 this year.