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September 2007


Baseball Team wins three of four over the weekend
Sun, Sep 30th, 2007

The Alfred State College baseball team wrapped up the fall regular season by winning three of four contests over the weekend.  The Pioneers downed Jamestown CC 8-1 & 6-1 on Saturday and then split with Genesee CC, L 9-1 & W 3-1. 

The Blue and Gold will enter next week's Western New York Athletic Conference Tournament with a 9-5 overall record and a 8-4 WNYAC mark.

Lady Pioneers bring home Onondaga Title
Sun, Sep 30th, 2007

The Alfred State College women's volleyball team was a perfect 7-0 (undefeated in 14 games) in winning the two-day Onondaga CC Tournament.  The Lady Pioneers, ranked #9 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll, have now won nine straight matches and are 17-2 on the season.

Lady Pioneers double up NCCC
Sat, Sep 29th, 2007

The Alfred State College women's soccer team doubled up Niagara CCC 6-3 in WNYAC action on Saturday afternoon.  The Lady Pioneers improve to 4-5-1 on the year.

Men's Soccer downs Niagara
Sat, Sep 29th, 2007

The Alfred State College men's soccer team evened up their Region III Division III record with a 3-2 victory over Niagara CCC on Saturday afternoon.  The Pioneers are now 4-4-1 in Region III Division III play and 4-6-1 overall.

Balanced Attack leads Globe past Alfred State
Sat, Sep 29th, 2007

Globe Institute of Technology used a balanced offensive attack to down Alfred State College 28-13 in the first meeting between the two schools.  The Knights gained 458 yards on 94 offensive plays and held the ball for 37:16 of the contest to improve to 3-2 on the season while the Pioneers fall to 2-3 after amassing just 230 yards.

Spikers Sweep Pool Play
Sat, Sep 29th, 2007

The Alfred State College volleyball team swept through pool play at the Onondaga CC Tournament.  They downed #10 Mohawk Valley CC (30-20 & 30-14), Erie CC (30-17 & 30-19), Fulton Montgomery CC (30-4 & 30-20), and Onondaga CC (30-11 & 30-23). 

Men finish 4th, Women 6th at FLCC
Fri, Sep 28th, 2007

The Alfred State College men's cross country team finished 4th while the women's team finished 6th at the Bruce Bridgeman Finger Lakes CC Invitational on Friday afternoon.

House 47
Fri, Sep 28th, 2007

Alfred State College students enrolled in several applied technology programs on the Wellsville campus worked cooperatively to complete house 47 on Meservey Hill in Wellsville.

Buranich Wins WNY Nursery and Landscape Assoc Scholarship
Fri, Sep 28th, 2007

Matthew BuranichAlfred State College ornamental
horticulture-landscape development student Matthew Buranich, Orchard Park,
was awarded a scholarship by the Western New York
Nursery and Landscape Association.

Lady Pios fall to #1 Broome
Thu, Sep 27th, 2007

The Alfred State College women's soccer team couldn't knock off #1 Broome CC in a Region III Division III contest on Thursday afternoon.  The Blue and Gold fall to 3-5-1 on the year following the 7-0 defeat.

Lady Spikers move up one spot
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

The Alfred State College volleyball team moved up one spot to #9 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll.  The Lady Pioneers have been ranked as high as #7 and were ranked #10 last week.

Cross Country teams ranked #7
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

Both the men's and women's cross country teams find themselves ranked #7 in the latest NJCAA Division III Cross Country poll. 

A-State hangs tough with Monroe
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

The Alfred State College men's soccer team hung tough with #10 Monroe CC in a Western New York Athletic Conference contest.  MCC, 7-1 overall, downed the Pioneers 3-0.

Q&A with Kaila Smith
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

Kaila SmithAlfred State College three-sport athlete Kaila Smith (Alfred Almond) has scored one goal and has one assist on the women's soccer team thus far.  The Lady Pioneers are 3-4-1 on the year.

Smith was a member of the basketball team and the softball team and this season she has suited up in all eight of ASC's contests. 

Smith took time and answered some questions from athletic department intern John Zapp

Lady Pioneers drop heartbreaker
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

Genesee CC scored with 5:38 remaining in the contest to break a 1-1 tie en route to a 2-1 Western New York Athletic Conference victory over Alfred State on Tuesday afternoon.  The win improves the Lady Cougars to 7-2-1 and drops the Lady Pioneers to 3-4-1.

Lancscape Students Help ASC Grounds Crew
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

Alfred State College ornamental
horticulture-landscape design students put their skills to work helping the
college grounds crew keep up with the beautification of Alfred State

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

In a prime
example of education partnering with industry, Alfred State College students
and faculty will join Dresser-Rand employees, high school technology teachers,
and BOCES instructors, for a Dresser-Rand-sponsored trip to the Canadian
Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS).

Sarah Johnston (NYS Dept of Ag Mkts) Visits Campus
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

Alfred State College is hosting NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Organic Agriculture Specialist Sarah Johnston on Monday, Oct. 1, for a full day of conversation and dialogue on the needs of organic farmers in New York State and what role Alfred State's new Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture can play, now and in the future, at a WNY Organic Agriculture Roundtable. NYS Sen. Catharine Young is expected to attend.

Alfred State College Student Takes Third in National Competition
Wed, Sep 26th, 2007

Five members of the Alfred State College NYS College/Post-secondary
Skills USA delegation placed in the top 10 at the National SkillsUSA
Championship in Kansas City, MO, in late summer. Cristian Cruz, East
Amherst, who took first place in the state then continued on to
Nationals, was awarded a bronze medal for third place in the nation in masonry.

Spikers Down Monroe
Tue, Sep 25th, 2007

The Alfred State College volleyball team downed the defending Region III Division III champions 3-1 on Tuesday evening.  The Lady Pioneers, ranked #10 NJCAA Divison III, improved to 10-2 with the victory over Monroe CC, 30-25, 30-17, 27-30, and 32-30.

ASC Vivarium
Tue, Sep 25th, 2007

catThe vivarium at Alfred State College houses a
variety of "exotic" animals to aid in instruction in the veterinary technology

ASC Children's Festival
Tue, Sep 25th, 2007

Alfred State College will host its
third Children's Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6, on West University Street in downtown Alfred
from 12 noon-5 p.m. 

Hannah and Falkner Named Athletes of the Week
Mon, Sep 24th, 2007

Soccer players Brittany Hannah (Eastridge) and Dustin Falkner (Letchworth) have been named the Alfred State College athletes of the week.

ACES Reopens Central Dining Hall Serving Line
Mon, Sep 24th, 2007

The third week of classes began to feel a whole lot more like normal for Alfred State students and the ACES team as one of the dining hall serving lines opened for the first time since last spring's kitchen fire.

Bake Sale Fall 2007
Mon, Sep 24th, 2007

Students enrolled in the bakery,
production and management program of the Culinary Arts Department at Alfred
State College's School
of Applied Technology Campus,
Wellsville, will hold their annual community bake sale Friday, Oct. 5 AND
Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Culinary
Arts Building
parking lot, Wellsville, from 8 a.m.-
1 p.m. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m.,

Pioneers split with Kats
Mon, Sep 24th, 2007

The Alfred State College baseball team split a WNYAC doubleheader at Erie CC on Sunday afternoon.  ECC won the opener 6-0 before ASC rebounded to win the nightcap 9-5.   The Pioneers are now 6-4 (5-3 WNYAC) this fall.

Pay it Forward (JT Robertson)
Mon, Sep 24th, 2007

JT Robertson Alfred State College nursing students welcomed Jon Thomas (JT) Robertson, 11, of Cuba, to one of their classes early in the fall semester to help them kick off the caring project in nursing. The caring project is an outgrowth of the "pay it forward" concept (from the movie by the same name) which promotes the practice of helping others, while expecting nothing in return.

Chambliss Wins Ted Beyer Award
Mon, Sep 24th, 2007

Dr. ChamblissDr. Melvin Chambliss, associate
professor, Agriculture and Horticulture Department at Alfred State College, has
been chosen by the Hornell Area Humane Society Board of Directors to receive
the Dr. Ted Beyer Award at the Humane Society's fifth annual "Black Cat Event,"
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007.

Pioneers swept by Monroe
Sat, Sep 22nd, 2007

The Alfred State College baseball team was swept by Monroe CC in a WNYAC doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.  The Tribunes won the opener 6-0 and collected 20 hits in the nightcap en route to a 19-5 victory.

Hannah's Hat Trick Leads Lady Pioneers
Sat, Sep 22nd, 2007

Brittany Hannah (Eastridge) recorded her first career hat trick as the Alfred State College women's soccer team downed Jamestown CC 6-3 in a WNYAC match on Saturday.  With the win the Pioneers even up their record at 3-3-1 on the year.