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March 2008

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Students Served Dinner by Alfred State Administrators
Mon, Mar 31st, 2008

AdministratorsStudents at Alfred State College were treated recently to a special dinner featuring main courses of steak, chicken, and shrimp fettuccini, served up by the college's top administrators.

First-Place Winners Announced For SkillsUSA Day Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics
Mon, Mar 31st, 2008

Mason Smithewson
Students from Region I BOCES (Board of Cooperative Education and Services) districts--encompassing
Western New York and the Southern Tier--competed recently in a SkillsUSA (formerly Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) Day leadership conference and skills Olympics at Alfred State College,
on both the Wellsville and Alfred campuses, earlier this month. Several BOCES schools participated in the event.

Chinese Delegation Visits ASC
Fri, Mar 28th, 2008

Chinese delegation with AndersonThrough the efforts of Office of International Education, Alfred State College hosted a delegation from China on March 22. The delegation consisted of 16 leaders from the Chinese education department, colleges, and high schools.

Electrical Engineering Department Hosts Jamestown Technical Academy
Fri, Mar 28th, 2008

The Electrical Engineering Department at Alfred State College recently hosted 15 high school students from the Jamestown Technical Academy for a day-long workshop which provided an overview of programs offered by that department.

Pioneers Earn Win & Tie at Lackawanna
Thu, Mar 27th, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team began the Northern portion of their season with a pair of extra innings contests at Lackawanna College.  The Pioneers won the opener 7-5 in eight innings while the nightcap finished tied at 4-4 after eight innings.

Dr. John M. Anderson and Wife Guests of Honor at Reception
Thu, Mar 27th, 2008

Anderson, John Richardson and Abby PritchardAlfred State College's new president Dr. John M.
Anderson, left, and his wife Vivien were the guests of honor at a recent
reception hosted by the Alfred State College Council and Wellsville Area
Chamber of Commerce on the School of Applied Technology campus, where they
renewed acquaintances with old friends and former colleagues and met new
friends as part of their

"Think Pink" Charity Game Scheduled
Wed, Mar 26th, 2008

The 2008 Alfred State College annual charity basketball game will be colored pink.  Proceeds of the 3rd annual event to be held April 2 will be donated to the Kay Yow WBCA Cancer Fund.  The "Think Pink" Charity game will tip off at 7 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center.

31st Annual Culinary Arts Exposition to be Held Saturday, April 26
Wed, Mar 26th, 2008

The 31st annual Culinary Arts Exposition, featuring an exhibit of Epicurean delights prepared by students enrolled in Alfred State College's Culinary Arts Department programs, will be held Saturday, April 26, 1:30-3 p.m., in the Culinary Arts Building on the School of Applied Technology Campus, South Brooklyn Avenue, Wellsville.

School of Applied Technology Hosts Annual Car Care Awareness Day
Wed, Mar 26th, 2008

Students enrolled in the Automotive Trades curriculums at Alfred State College will celebrate National Car Care Month in April by hosting their annual Car Care Awareness Day on Saturday, April 19, 2008, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in freshman shop on the School of Applied Technology Campus, Wellsville, with a variety of FREE services.  Signs will be posted to direct participants.

Admissions Open House Saturday, April 26
Wed, Mar 26th, 2008

The Admissions Office at Alfred State College announces an Open House program, Saturday, April 26, beginning at 9 a.m. on the Alfred campus.

Harbur Updates Cornell Students and Faculty on COSA Progress
Wed, Mar 26th, 2008

Dr. Matthew Harbur, assistant professor of agriculture and horticulture at Alfred State College, recently spoke to members of the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Cornell University, about the development of the Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Alfred State College.

10th Annual Postsecondary NYS SkillsUSA Competition
Wed, Mar 26th, 2008

Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host its 10th annual postsecondary (college level) NYS SkillsUSA (formerly Vocational Industrial Clubs of America) competition Saturday, March 29.

"WINS" FutureBound Career Day
Mon, Mar 24th, 2008

Alfred State College's Office of Career Development will host a "WINS" (Women in Non-traditional Studies) FutureBound Career Day, Friday, March 28, from 8:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

This annual career exploration day is held for 10th grade girls interested in learning more about non-traditional occupations and careers (non-traditional occupations are defined as those with fewer than 25 percent female workers).

Pioneers fall in final Florida contest
Sat, Mar 22nd, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team fell 8-6 to Miami (OH) Hamilton to wrap up their annual trip to Cocoa Expo in Cocoa, FL.  The Pioneers finish the trip with a 5-7 record.

A-State falls to Del Tech
Sat, Mar 22nd, 2008

The Alfred State College lacrosse team couldn't overcome a slow start and fell 18-11 to Delaware Tech on Friday afternoon.  The Pioneers trailed 11-5 at half and see their record even up at 1-1 while Del Tech improves to 2-3.

Baseball drops a pair of one-run games
Fri, Mar 21st, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team lost a pair of one-run contests on Friday in Cocoa, FL.  The Pioneers fell 7-6 to Camden County (NJ) CC in nine innings and then fell 11-10 to Prairie State (IL) College.  The Pioneers are now 5-6 on the season.

Track team opener delayed
Fri, Mar 21st, 2008

The Alfred State College outdoor track & field team was scheduled to compete at the Howard CC Invitational on Saturday but cold forecasted weather has forced the team to stay home.

Lax Wins Season Opener
Thu, Mar 20th, 2008

The Alfred State College lacrosse team won their season opener 11-9 over Harford (Bel Air, MD) on Thursday afternoon.  Four different Pioneers found the back of the net in the victory.

Softball Wraps up Spring Trip
Thu, Mar 20th, 2008

The Alfred State College softball team split their final doubleheader at Snowbird Softball in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The Pioneers earned a forfeit victory in their opener over Massasoit (MA) CC and then fell 5-2 to Marshalltown (IA) CC.  ASC finishes the trip with a 1-7 record.

Pioneer split at Cocoa
Wed, Mar 19th, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team split a doubleheader on Wednesday at Cocoa Expo in Cocoa, FL.  The Pioneers fell 11-5 to Ridgewater (MN) College but rebounded for a 3-1 victory over Cumberland (NJ) County CC.  With the split the Blue & Gold are now 5-4 on the season.

ASC Hosts Southern Tier Consortia for Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse Services
Wed, Mar 19th, 2008

judy grantAlfred State College recently hosted the Southern Tier Consortia for Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse Services. The Consortia is comprised of colleges,universities, and community prevention providers in the Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, and western portion of Steuben Counties.

Reception Held for ASC President and Wife
Wed, Mar 19th, 2008

Anderson with McCarthyAlfred State College's new president Dr. John M. Anderson, left, and his wife Vivien were the guests of honor at a recent reception hosted by the Alfred State College Council at Club 57 in Hornell, where they renewed acquaintances with old friends and former colleagues and met new friends as part of their re-introduction to the area.

Lady Pioneers continue spring break trip
Wed, Mar 19th, 2008

The Alfred State College softball team continued their spring trip to Myrtle Beach on Wednesday and were downed 8-4 by OSU (OH) Newark and 9-1 by Mercer (NJ) County CC.  The Lady Pioneers head into the final day of competition at Snowbird Softball on Thursday with a 0-6 record.

Trio of A-State Alums help Wesleyan to Nationals
Wed, Mar 19th, 2008

A trio of Alfred State College women's basketball alumni helped the Roberts Wesleyan basketball team to a 22-12 record and a 4th place finish at the National Christian College Athletic Association.  Erin Farney (South Seneca), Jaslynn Lee (Rush Henrietta), and Erin Vess (Irondequoit) all were key contributors to the Lady Raiders.

Marshall earns another award
Wed, Mar 19th, 2008

Alfred State College sophomore guard Dusty Marshall (Newfield) has been honored for the third time this postseason.  Marshall who was previously named 1st team All-Region and 1st team All-Region adds a 2nd team Basketball Coaches Association of New York 2nd team honor.

Blue and Gold Run Win Streak to Four
Tue, Mar 18th, 2008

After dropping their first three games on their southern trip to Cocoa, FL the Alfred State College baseball team has run their current winning streak to four games with two victories on Tuesday.  The Blue and Gold downed Minot State (ND) Bottineau 6-4 and then got the offense going with a 13-3 victory over Riverland (MN) CC.

Benchich tosses shutout
Tue, Mar 18th, 2008

Jeff Benchich (Millbrook) tossed a complete game four-hit shutout as Alfred State scored two runs in the 7th inning to down Illinois Valley 2-0 on Monday afternoon.  The Pioneers improve to 2-3 on the young 2008 season.

ASC falls to Rochester & Southwestern in Myrtle
Tue, Mar 18th, 2008

The Alfred State College softball team fell in both halves of a doubleheader as they continued play at Snowbird Softball in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The Lady Pioneers (0-4) fell 2-1 in the opener to Rochester (MN) CTC and then fell 11-2 to Southwestern (IA) CC.

Lady Pioneers fall in season opener
Mon, Mar 17th, 2008

The Alfred State College softball team couldn't overcome sloppy defense and fell in both halves of their season opening doubleheader in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The Lady Pioneers fell 11-0 to Mohawk Valley CC in the opener and then fell 8-4 to Northampton (PA) CC.

Pioneers Register First Win of the Spring
Sun, Mar 16th, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team recorded their first win of the 2008 season on Sunday afternoon in a 5-4 victory over Ridgewater (MN) CC.  The team is now 1-3 on the year.