Recognizing Alfred State’s strong commitment to civic engagement, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named the college to the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in several categories.
US News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges for Veterans places the school in sixth place among all northern regional colleges, and third best among public colleges in the North.
The President’s Medallion was instituted in 2008 and is awarded to those who have made outstanding contributions to Alfred State. The college recognizes and commemorates the efforts of supporters and advocates dedicated to the mission of Alfred State.
In fact, a total of 109 employers registered for the college’s two career fairs held last month on the Alfred and Wellsville campuses. These events provided an excellent networking opportunity for students, who were able to connect with and learn more about the companies they may end up working for after graduation.
The Nov. 17-19 shows will take place at 7 p.m., while a matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 20. Tickets are $7 each for general admission, $2 each per student, and can be obtained at the Alfred campus store or outside the Central Dining Hall.
Katherine Holmok, Student Senate president and a business administration major from Prattsville, said peer tutoring is a constructive way for students to learn from each other.
It’s never too early to start planning for retirement, as proven by a group of Alfred State business students who recently traveled to Rochester to learn about best practices, mistakes to avoid, and more.
A dozen World War II-era posters are on display through Nov. 25 at the Hinkle Memorial Library.
Titled “Presidential Election 2016,” the evening’s center point was a conversation with Alfred University Professor Emeritus Dr. Robert Heineman, and Alfred State Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dr. Rex Olson regarding the prolonged, and often contentious political campaign between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
In helping to reach its goal of $50,000 from at least 300 donors Nov. 29, Alfred State is making it as easy as possible for people to give. Donations can be made online at www.alfredstate.edu/give, or over the phone when speaking to one of the college’s volunteer callers that day. Also, any donations received between Nov. 1 and 29 will be held until the Day of Giving, so people can get a head start on being a part of the action.