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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Two Western New York Colleges Put Civic Engagement Into Action
Feb14

Two Western New York Colleges Put Civic Engagement Into Action

Every year in late January, Alfred State and Alfred University students brave the cold for a good cause—heading out into the community in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of social justice and civic engagement during the annual MLK Jr. Dream Week Day of Service. “Students served in Alfred, Almond, Belmont, Wellsville, and Hornell,” said Jonathan Hilsher, director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Alfred State....

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SUNY Empire State College’s Erin Hamlin ’11 Wins Bronze at Sochi
Feb12

SUNY Empire State College’s Erin Hamlin ’11 Wins Bronze at Sochi

Erin Hamlin ‘11, a three-time Olympian and an alumna of SUNY Empire State College, has made U.S. Olympic history by winning the bronze medal, luge, women’s singles, at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. The 27-year-old of Remsen N.Y. is the first U.S. singles luger ever to win a medal in Olympic competition. “I came in with no expectations, which was huge,” said Hamlin. “Training started to go really well and I got comfortable on...

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Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education
Jan14

Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today delivered her fourth annual State of the University Address, announcing that the system will build on SUNY’s progress over the past four years and take successes to scale with innovative new programs that will expand access to SUNY’s top quality, affordable education and continue to prepare all students for success in today’s global economy. Chancellor Zimpher launched...

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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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