Students Come Together, Support U.S. Military Abroad
Mar21

Students Come Together, Support U.S. Military Abroad

As part of February’s National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, students in Alfred State’s court reporting curriculum put a personal twist on the typical military care package, taking the time to prepare items exclusively for Alfred State alumni serving overseas. “We were originally going to send our packages to the larger Operation Gratitude non-profit group; however, Sgt. 1st Class William Ernest, who works as a recruiter with...

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Alfred State to Compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015
Feb26

Alfred State to Compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015

Alfred State and neighboring school, Alfred University, have been selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 in Irvine, California. This award-winning program challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design...

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Alfred State’s Information Security Team Puts Their Cyber Defense Skills to the Test
Feb20

Alfred State’s Information Security Team Puts Their Cyber Defense Skills to the Test

This January, Alfred State’s Information Security Team competed in the prestigious Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC) qualifying round and, after a highly successful showing, were selected as one of nine teams to compete in the NECCDC competition at the University of New Hampshire March 14-16, 2014. “When it comes down to it, a lot of hard work and late nights go into making sure we are ready to put our best foot...

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$15 million Alfred State Renovation Earns Platinum Award for Engineering and LEED Gold
Dec20

$15 million Alfred State Renovation Earns Platinum Award for Engineering and LEED Gold

The nearly 50-year-old Physical and Health Sciences facility centrally located on the Alfred State campus has become a symbol of both the college’s commitment to sustainability and its desire to offer students a state-of-the-art learning environment after it underwent a $15 million upgrade from 2011 to 2012. It has since been recognized by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) New York, earning a platinum award for...

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Alfred State Students Earn High Honors in Construction Competition
Dec13

Alfred State Students Earn High Honors in Construction Competition

For the past 24 years, top design and construction students from schools across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic have gathered to prove their worth to potential future employers at the annual Associated Schools of Construction Region 1 Student Competition. This year, 17 schools and some 200 bright minds vied for placement, and Alfred State students walked away with honors in three categories—a second place in design-build, a fourth...

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A National Day of Service Unites Three Colleges
Nov22

A National Day of Service Unites Three Colleges

Now in its second year, the Celebrate Service Celebrate Allegany event, held this October in Allegany County as part of the national Make a Difference Day, attracted more than 500 students and volunteers from Alfred State, Alfred University, and Houghton College. Groups spread out across Allegany County to lend a hand raking leaves, winterizing buildings, and performing other needed community service projects. “This day is about...

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Renowned Architect Tod Williams Lectures at Alfred State
Nov15

Renowned Architect Tod Williams Lectures at Alfred State

World-renowned architect Tod Williams of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in New York City visited the Department of Architecture and Design at Alfred State this October to deliver the lecture titled “Architecture is a noun.” Attracted by the new Bachelor of Architecture program’s unusual emphasis on the ‘Poetics of Construction,’ which is also the theme of the Department’s lecture series this year, Williams took the time to give...

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Taking a Bite Out of Food Insecurity in Allegany County
Nov08

Taking a Bite Out of Food Insecurity in Allegany County

Only three new projects in the State of New York earned a coveted AmeriCorps VISTA grant for Nov. 2013 to Nov. 2014. And Alfred State, with its focus on nutritional literacy and community-based gardening in collaboration with Literacy West NY, Inc. and Alfred Community Garden, was one of the fortunate recipients. “Over a quarter of Allegany County adults do not eat the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables per day” says...

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