Educational Foundation

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. is a private foundation comprising faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State, dedicated to improving the college community through support of educational programs.  The Foundation provides monetary support to enhance learning opportunities for students through scholarships, work grants, and academic club and curriculum activities.

George Goetschius
George Goetschius,
President
Casey Joyce
Casey Joyce,
Vice President
Peter McClain
Peter McClain,
Secretary/Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

Its Mission

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. is dedicated to improving the Alfred State community through support of educational programs. The Foundation exists to enhance learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

Educational Foundation News

A student stands with the 2014 Dodge Avenger

Wreck/Rebuild program continues to benefit autobody students

Mon, Jan 22nd, 2024

“These cars are great learning tools for our students. The repairs that the students perform are like what they will see when they get into the workplace. Challenges like this force our students to step up their skills and reinforces what they have learned during their time in this program.”

CJ Tremper

headshot of Justin Cornelius

Cornelius joins the Education Foundation Board

Wed, Sep 27th, 2023

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College (ASC), recently added Justin Cornelius to their board. Kishan Zuber, the college’s new Vice President for Enrollment Management, has also joined as an ex-officio member. 

Skills USA Postsecondary Championship Gold medal winners – Left to Right:  Alexander Bieber, Chris Lee, Jared Coffin, Lucas Miranda, Jared George, Sean Malenfant, Dahyun Nam, and Larry Knoll.

Alfred State Skills USA students ready to represent at National Competition

Tue, Jun 13th, 2023

“Our students did a great job showcasing their skills and what they have learned in the classroom. I am excited to see how our students will do in Atlanta.”

Dr. Craig Clark - SkillsUSA College Postsecondary director and ASC Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs 

Andi Williamson, who received a scholarship to attend Alfred State, studies outside the Hinkle Library.

Alfred State students continue to benefit from Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. scholarship assistance

Fri, Apr 28th, 2023

“My first year at Alfred State has been a very welcoming and exciting experience. Receiving a scholarship really made a difference on my decision and I love the opportunities I have had while being here. I am even more excited for next year and the impact ASC can make on my future.”

Andi Williamson

First year diagnostic medical sonography major

A pair of Alfred State students work together in the Student Success Center.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues to support peer tutoring at Alfred State

Thu, Mar 23rd, 2023

Peer tutoring services at Alfred State continue to benefit from the ongoing support of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. The generous annual donation of $6,500 has helped students achieve success and continue towards their academic goals.

Autobody student Mikal Smith works on a wrecked car in the autobody shop at Alfred State College.

Autobody students continue to benefit from wreck/rebuild program

Fri, Jan 27th, 2023

“I like being hands-on. We have lectures and go through the basics, and we talk through everything that we will experience in the real world. Getting hands-on you learn more, experience it, and you know exactly what is going to happen. When I go into the industry, I will already have done it.”

Kristopher Green (left) and John Sadowski (right) have recently been named board members of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc.

Green and Sadowski join the Education Foundation Board

Fri, Nov 4th, 2022

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College (ASC), recently welcomed two new board members, Kristopher Green and John Sadowski.

Bethesda Foundation members with Dr. Mauro

President’s Society Dinner honors Bethesda Foundation

Thu, Oct 27th, 2022

The Bethesda Foundation was honored for their continued support of Alfred State College at the President’s Society Dinner. The Foundation was awarded the President’s Medallion.

Student studying picture

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues to supply scholarship assistance

Thu, Mar 3rd, 2022

The Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. continues to contribute to student success at Alfred State College (ASC). The Educational Foundation supports ASC with many different forms of support, including providing much-need scholarship assistance.

PeerTutoring2

Peer Tutoring receives continued support from Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc.

Thu, Feb 10th, 2022

The ongoing support of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. has greatly contributed to student success at Alfred State through a generous annual donation to peer tutoring.