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Delta Chi Omega sister Jenna Plouse shows off one of the dresses that will be available at Project Prom Dress. The event will be held April 8 in the Pioneer Center.

Project Prom Dress to be held April 8

Wed, Feb 8th, 2023

“You don’t need a certain dress or style to be beautiful – you have the power to make any dress, no matter the shape or size, look gorgeous on you,” commented Marina Miketish on behalf of her fellow sisters of Delta Chi Omega. “This event ties in so well with our other philanthropy project, Project Pearl, which teaches Love Your Body, Love Yourself.”

Ashley Herbert rides on her way to reserve Hi-Point rider honors during the morning show.

Western Equestrian team wraps up regular season with a strong showing

Tue, Feb 7th, 2023

The Alfred State College Western Equestrian team wrapped up the regular season with a pair of strong showings in their final competition before the IHSA Western Regionals. The Pioneers were the Reserve Hi-Point team for both the AM and PM show.

Software Applications Development major, Soumya Konar, works with Maureen Sibble, Director of Career Planning & Development.

Career Development office prepares students for job market

Mon, Feb 6th, 2023

“I made an appointment to have my resume reviewed. The experience was not like what I expected. I got interviewed and I was asked questions about my major. I came away with a resume that employers have commented that it is good. I included a lot of the skills that I have developed here at Alfred State. It is a free resource that is available. It is good to have someone that has seen hundreds of resumes look at your resume.”

John Ninfo speaks with Emma Bower, an Agriculture Entrepreneurship major, following one of the three presentations he made at Alfred State about student finances.

John Ninfo shares financial wisdom to students

Thu, Feb 2nd, 2023

“Build a habit of saving. Money is about hard work. Be frugal, not cheap. It is not about how much money you make, it is about how you manage the money that you do make.”

A masonry student works on a project at the School of Applied Technology. Masonry is one of several academic programs in the school ranked highly by US News & World Report.

Alfred State ranks high for in-demand fields at School of Applied Technology

Thu, Feb 2nd, 2023

Hands-on education is at the center of every major in the School of Applied Technology at Alfred State College (ASC). Students learn these real-world skills and are prepared to join the 98 percent of ASC students who are employed or continuing their education. This applied learning approach has led to amazing honors for 2023 from many ranking experts.

The Alfred State design-build team earned first place at the Associated Schools of Construction Region 1 Student Competition.

Alfred State Design-Build team finishes first in construction competition

Wed, Feb 1st, 2023

"We are ecstatic to have placed first in this design-build competition. Our team's winning design, paired with our detailed schedule and accurate estimate for the project execution, is a testament to our careful preparation and attention to detail. We are incredibly proud of our accomplishment and look forward to seeing the impact this experience has on our future education and career endeavors.”

Culinary Arts students work in the kitchen.

Alfred State Culinary Arts to host Mardi Gras Dinner

Tue, Jan 31st, 2023

The Alfred State College (ASC) Culinary Arts department will be holding a Mardi Gras plated five-course dinner on Feb. 21.

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.”

Cadets learn skills during the Alfred State Police Academy

Peace Officer training added to Alfred State Police Academy

Wed, Jan 25th, 2023

“Adding the Peace Officer training course was a natural fit after the passing of legislation that required probation officers to be certified. There is a demand for this type of training, and we are happy to provide it.”

Alfred State students pose for a picture with the bell tower in the background.

Alfred State welcomes new employees

Tue, Jan 24th, 2023

Alfred State College (ASC) is excited to announce the addition of 25 new faculty and staff members.