$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 Expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Wind Turbine
Sep18

Alfred State Expands its Renewable Energy Portfolio with New Wind Turbine

The newest member of Alfred State’s growing renewable energy family is currently catching the breeze above campus — a 100 kilowatt grid-tied wind turbine that will offset some of the college’s electricity usage. The turbine came online just a few weeks ago and is already producing clean, green energy. “This community wind project is another example of sustainability at the college and highlights the progress of our Center for...

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Alfred State Drives to 88 MPG, is Featured on AOL Translogic
Jul22

Alfred State Drives to 88 MPG, is Featured on AOL Translogic

Sustainability is quickly emerging as one of the defining challenges of the 21st century in areas such as renewable energy, green building, sustainable agriculture, and hybrid and electric vehicles. That being said, it comes as no surprise that SUNY’s extensive commitment to sustainability is highlighted through Alfred State College’s participation in the “Green Grand Prix” — and subsequently showcased on...

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New UB Undergraduate Academies Spotlight Entrepreneurship and Sustainability
Sep20

New UB Undergraduate Academies Spotlight Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

UB students will have the chance to explore entrepreneurship and sustainability through two new Undergraduate Academies— living and learning communities that enable students with common interests to live together and share meaningful experiences throughout their college years. The two Undergraduate Academies bring the total number at UB to five. The other three, all launched since 2007, focus on civic engagement, global perspectives...

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State of Sustainability at UB
Apr24

State of Sustainability at UB

UB celebrated the opening of The Solar Strand, its newest sustainability initiative, on Monday, April 23, 2012. Funded by the New York Power Authority and designed by renowned landscape architect Walter Hood, The Solar Strand comprises 3,200 panels stretching for a quarter mile along Flint Road on the North Campus. The strand’s significance lies in the fact that it merges sustainability with technology, beauty and public engagement....

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