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“Votes were tabulated on Facebook with each person allowed one vote per day. This year we had eight colleges enter the contest to vie for a free membership. After five days of voting, in a last minute dash to the finish line, Alfred State prevailed as the winner of the 2014 Best Admission Staff Photo Contest.
“It’s important for our overseas military to know people are thinking of them and care about the work they are doing,” Emily said. “These gifts are just a small ‘thank you’ for all they do for us.”
The students are asking members of the community to support their project by donating materials—anything from old or torn down shacks to chicken coops to extra wood or materials already slated for the recycle pile.
Alfred State has earned three Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) accreditations for one course and two master trainers in photovoltaic and small wind installation.
The 15th Annual Alfred State Regional Science and Technology Fair will be held Friday, April 4, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center gymnasium on the Alfred campus. The fair is open to students attending classes in grades four through 12 at private and public schools (or homeschools) located anywhere within Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Approximately 900 students from Region I Board of Cooperative Education and Services (BOCES) districts, encompassing Western New York and the Southern Tier, competed in the 25th Annual SkillsUSA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics March 4, 2014, at Alfred State.
Alfred State’s School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host the 16th Annual New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition on Sat., March 29, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The exhibition coincides with Women’s History Month, as quilt making was one of the most significant forms of artistic expression historically available to women. The library will hold a special reception with refreshments Wednesday, March 12, from 4-6 p.m.
The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, welcomed two new board members earlier this year, Carissa M. Knapp, of Belmont, and Sandra E. Sawyer, of Wellsville.
In the wake of both Colorado and Washington State’s legalization of recreational marijuana this January, Alfred State Professor Wayne Bensley met with members of the college’s Honors Program on Feb. 17 to explain these changes, delving into the history behind the laws, the financial and political factors of the decision, and even the chemistry of the drug itself.