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January 2008


Blue and Gold win tight one over Niagara
Thu, Jan 31st, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team overcame a slow start and 23 turnovers to down Niagara County CC 72-68 in a WNYAC contest at the Orvis Activities Center on Thursday evening.  With the victory the Blue and Gold improve to 15-5 (4-1 WNYAC) on the season.

Lady Pioneers run past NCCC
Thu, Jan 31st, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team bounced back from their first WNYAC loss on Tuesday with an impressive 81-31 victory over Niagara County CC on Thursday evening.  ASC improves to 12-5 (3-1 WNYAC) with the victory.

McLaughlin Named National Player of the Week
Thu, Jan 31st, 2008

Alfred State College sophomore forward Tiffany McLaughlin (Wellsville) has been named the NJCAA Division II co-player of the week.  McLaughlin shares the honor with Megan Waggoner (Johnson County CC).

Mardi Gras Dinner
Thu, Jan 31st, 2008

Students enrolled in the culinary
arts programs at Alfred State College will prepare a Mardi Gras celebration,
featuring a New Orleans-style menu, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, from 5-7 p.m., in the student cafeteria of the Culinary Arts Building
on the Wellsville campus.

Both Basketball Teams Receving Votes in National Poll
Wed, Jan 30th, 2008

Both the Alfred State College men's and women's basketball teams received votes in the NJCAA Division II poll released this morning.  This is the first time this season either team has been in the poll.

Pioneers suffer first WNYAC loss
Tue, Jan 29th, 2008

All five starters on the Alfred State College men's basketball team finished in double-figures but Genesee CC hit 12-three pointers en route to a 88-80 victory.  ASC falls to 14-5 (3-1 WNYAC) while GCC improves to 8-11.

Lady Pioneers fall to Genesee CC
Tue, Jan 29th, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team suffered their first WNYAC loss of the season, 73-53, to #10 Genesee CC.  The loss drops the Lady Pioneers to 11-5 (2-1 WNYAC) while the Lady Cougars improve to 17-2 overall.

Pioneers compete at Jamestown Open
Mon, Jan 28th, 2008

In their final regular season tournament of the season, the Alfred State College wrestling team fared well at the Jamestown CC Open.  Fifteen teams competed at the tournament.

Men's Swim Team Wins Again, Women take 3rd
Sat, Jan 26th, 2008

Brett KozlowskiThe Alfred State College men's swim team remained undefeated in invitationals (5th straight invitational title) on Saturday at the Delhi Spring Distance Invitational.  The women's team finished 3rd out of seven teams competing.

Tracksters have Big Day at Colgate Invitational
Sat, Jan 26th, 2008

Andy Omoregie (Gates Chili) had a huge day as the Alfred State College indoor track and field team had a strong showing at the Class of '32 Invitational at Colgate University.  Omoregie won two events and helped the men to a 3rd place finish out of 12 teams competing.  The women's team earned an 8th place finish.

A-State Wins Sixth Straight
Sat, Jan 26th, 2008

Dusty MarshallThe Alfred State College men's basketball team remained perfect in Western New York Athletic Conference play and won its sixth straight game Saturday, 58-48 over Jamestown CC.  With the win the Pioneers improve to 14-4 overall (3-0 WNYAC) while the Jayhawks fall to 10-11 (3-3 WNYAC).

Lady Pioneers down Jamestown in Physical Battle
Sat, Jan 26th, 2008

Tiffany McLaughlinThe Alfred State College women's basketball team hit 37 out of 50 foul shots en route to a 84-71 victory over Jamestown CC in a hard fought physical battle on Saturday afternoon.  With the victory A-State improves to 11-4 (2-0 WNYAC) while JCC falls to 11-8 (2-3 WNYAC).

Foley nets 30 as A-State downs Mercyhurst
Thu, Jan 24th, 2008

Dan Foley (Irondequoit) led Alfred State to a big WNYAC victory over Mercyhurst North East, 80-78, on Thursday evening.  Foley scored a career high 30 points as the Pioneers improve to 13-4 overall and 2-0 in WNYAC play.

McLaughlin's 30 leads Lady Pioneers to victory
Thu, Jan 24th, 2008

Tiffany McLaughlin (Wellsville) was 10 for 23 from the field and 10 for 14 from the foul line as Alfred State defeated Mercyhurst North East 74-63 in their Western New York Conference opener.

Thu, Jan 24th, 2008

Alfred State College, in
conjunction with Alfred
University, will host its
large spring concert on Thursday,
April 10, 2008. 

Pioneers fall to Mercyhurst North East
Wed, Jan 23rd, 2008

The Alfred State College wrestling team could not overcome four forfeits and fell 33-12 to Mercyhurst North East in a WNYAC dual match.  The Pioneers fall to 1-5 on the season while the Saints improve to 5-5 on the season.

Pioneers roll past Olean
Tue, Jan 22nd, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team opened up the 2008 portion of their season with a strong performance in a 71-39 victory over JCC-Olean.  Travis Branen (Elmira Free) had a monster game with 22 points and 16 rebounds as the Pioneers won their 4th straight and improved to 12-4 (1-0 WNYAC) on the season.

Lady Pioneers fall in last seconds
Mon, Jan 21st, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team fell 52-50 to Medaille College JV in their first contest of 2008 and their first contest in over a month.  Medaille hit two foul shots in the final ten seconds to break a 50-50 tie.

Tracksters open up season with strong showing
Sat, Jan 19th, 2008

The Alfred State College indoor track & field team started the season off fast with a strong showing at the University of Rochester Invitational.  The Pioneers competed versus 14 different schools in the non-scoring event.

Men's Swim team remains perfect in Invites, Women finish 4th
Sat, Jan 19th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's swim team won their fourth invitational title on Saturday as they claimed the Erie CC Invitational crown.  The women's team finished 4th out of six teams.

Hughson finishes 8th at NYS Championships
Sat, Jan 19th, 2008

Jordan Hughson (Holley) was earned an 8th place finish at the annual New York State Championships this weekend at the University of Buffalo.  As a team, Alfred State finished 17th overall and 3rd in the NJCAA standings.

Otto Berliner Writes "Cobbler of Normandy"
Fri, Jan 18th, 2008

Otto Berliner, ASC professor of
psychology emeritus, who escaped the Nazis in his native Hungary during
World War II, has written a historical novel that has premiered to terrific

New Baccalaureate Forensic Science Technology Degree Introduced
Fri, Jan 18th, 2008

State College has been granted authority by the State University of New York
and the NYS Education Department to offer a new bachelor of science degree in
forensic science technology, which will begin accepting students for the fall
2008 semester.

A-State to Induct Three into Hall of Fame
Thu, Jan 17th, 2008

The Alfred State College athletic department will induct three new members into the Athletic Hall of Fame on January 26.  Kathryn Stedman (volleyball & softball), Joseba Sarriegui (cross country & track & field), and Mike Brown (baseball) will be inducted at a brunch ceremony in the Allegany Room of Central Dining Hall and then honored in between games of the basketball doubleheader with Jamestown CC the same afternoon.

Lowes & Skills USA Team up for Wellsville Playground
Thu, Jan 17th, 2008

Skills USA and LowesThe Alfred State College SkillsUSA chapter is using grant money received from Lowe's to develop a local Elementary School playground project.

Opening Remarks January 2008
Wed, Jan 16th, 2008

Alfred State College's Orvis Auditorium was filled to capacity on Jan.
14 as the College's new president, Dr. John M. Anderson addressed the
campus community for the first time in his new role.

Centennial Ergo Reception
Wed, Jan 16th, 2008

Alfred State College alumni, students, faculty, staff, and retirees
connected recently at a special "Centennial Poetry Reading" where the
alumni centennial issue of Ergo, the campus literary magazine, was
officially "unveiled."

SUNY Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. John M. Anderson President of Alfred State College
Tue, Jan 15th, 2008

SUNY Board of Trustees today appointed Dr. John M. Anderson as the next
president of Alfred State College. Dr. Anderson's appointment is effective March 1, 2008.

Athletes Back on Campus
Tue, Jan 15th, 2008

Alfred State College athletes are back on campus preparing to begin play in 2008.  The men's and women's basketball teams, the wrestling team, and the swimming team began practicing on Sunday while the Indoor Track & Field team returns to campus on Thursday.

ASC’s Neal Named Interim Vice President for Administrative Affairs
Mon, Jan 7th, 2008

Chuck Neal
Charles V. Neal, professor,
Business Technology Department, has taken on the duties of interim vice
president for administrative affairs.