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April 2008


Food Show 2008 Judges
Wed, Apr 30th, 2008

Food Show 2008 JudgesFive professional chefs recently adjudicated the 31st annual Culinary Arts Exposition at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville. 

Commencement 2008
Wed, Apr 30th, 2008

Some 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends will be on hand Sunday, May 18, at noon, as Alfred State College honors its 97th graduating class.

Presiding over the ceremony will be Dr. John M. Anderson, college president.

Lax falls in Regional Opener
Tue, Apr 29th, 2008

The Alfred State College lacrosse team started slow and never could recover as they fell 19-7 to Hudson Valley CC in a Region III Tournament 1st round match-up played in Troy, NY on Tuesday afternoon.  ASC finishes the season 8-6 while HVCC advances the semi-finals to take on the winner of #2 Onondaga CC and #7 Jefferson CC.

Baseball splits with Finger Lakes
Tue, Apr 29th, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team split their final regular season doubleheader at Finger Lakes CC on Tuesday.  FLCC got a walk-off homer by Zach Eason in game one to win 8-7 but the Pioneers collected 17 hits in the nightcap in a 15-1 victory.

Lady Pioneers battle tough vs. Broome
Tue, Apr 29th, 2008

The Alfred State College softball team battled tough in a doubleheader at Broome CC but came away with two hard fought losses.  The Blue and Gold fell 10-3 in the opener and then couldn't rally all the way back from a 4-1 hole and fell 4-3 in game two.

Smith heading to CW Post
Tue, Apr 29th, 2008

Alfred State College All-American basketball Thia Smith (Elmira Free) has decided to continue her collegiate career at CW Post after two stellar seasons as a Lady Pioneer.  CW Post, located in Brookville, NY, is a campus of Long Island University and is a member of the East Coast Conference.

A-State set to host Track Regionals this weekend
Tue, Apr 29th, 2008

Alfred State College will host the 2008 Region III Outdoor Track & Field Championships this Friday and Saturday at the new on-campus athletic complex.  Alfred State will battle with SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Delhi, Erie CC, Finger Lakes CC, Herkimer CCC, and Mohawk Valley CC. 

Arbor Day Tree Planting
Mon, Apr 28th, 2008

Anderson & MarcusSmiles were the order of the day recently when members of the Alfred State College community turned out to plant five trees donated by Marcus Farms, Arkport. 

A-State #6 Seed in Lacrosse Regionals
Mon, Apr 28th, 2008

The Alfred State College lacrosse team will enter this week's Region III Tournament as the #6 seed.  The Pioneers finished the regular season with an 8-5 overall record and a 7-4 mark in Region III contests.

Book Donated in Memory of Anthony Carino
Mon, Apr 28th, 2008

architectural technology studentsGraduating seniors enrolled in Alfred State College's architectural technology program recently memorialized their late classmate, Anthony Carino, Poughquag, by donating an architecture book, The Art Museum from Boullée to Bilbao, signed by each of them, to the Hinkle Memorial Library on the Alfred campus. 

ASC Takes First Place in National Basic Utility Vehicle Competition
Mon, Apr 28th, 2008

BUV competitionFive baccalaureate-level mechanical engineering seniors at Alfred State College, under the guidance of their project advisers, SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Service Professor Dr. Edward Tezak, and Ray Gleason, instructional support technician, captured first place in the eighth annual national BUV (basic utility vehicle) competition held recently in Indianapolis.

ASC Hosting Going Green Festival
Mon, Apr 28th, 2008

Alfred State College is hosting a Going Green Festival, sponsored by ACCORD Corp. and WNY Energy $mart Communities.  This two-day green business conference is offered for aspiring entrepreneurs and existing businesses in Allegany County.  It is also intended to raise awareness of energy efficiency issues and opportunities for homeowners.

Baseball gets back on track with sweep of Onondaga
Sun, Apr 27th, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team snapped a three-game slide with a doubleheader sweep at Onondaga CC.  ASC held on to win the opener 13-11 and won the nightcap 8-4.  The Blue and Gold are now 22-12-1 on the season.

Tracksters wrap up regular season at Cornell
Sun, Apr 27th, 2008

The Alfred State College track & field team wrapped up the regular season with a strong showing at the Big Red Invitational at Cornell University.  The Pioneers had four athletes place in the competition that featured NCAA Division I, Division III, and NJCAA schools.

Softball team can't solve TCCC pitching
Sun, Apr 27th, 2008

The Alfred State College softball team was held to just five hits as they dropped a doubleheader at Tompkins Cortland CC, 12-0 & 8-0.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 8-22 on the year.

Big 2nd quarter leads A-State to Win
Sun, Apr 27th, 2008

The Alfred State College lacrosse team outscored Tompkins Cortland CC 8 to 2 in the 2nd quarter to erase a 1st quarter deficit en route to a 21-17 regular season ending victory.  With the win the Pioneers head into the Region III Tournament with a 8-5 (7-4 Region III) record.

Pioneers fall to Monroe
Sat, Apr 26th, 2008

Monroe CC scored two runs in the 4th and two more in the 5th inning en route to a 7-2 victory over Alfred State College in a Region III Division II contest.  Alfred falls to 20-12-1 (4-3 Region III Division II) on the year and will be the #2 seed in next weekend's Regional tournament.  Monroe improves to 30-12 (6-1 Region III Division II) and clinches the #1 seed.

ASC drops pair to Jamestown
Thu, Apr 24th, 2008

The Alfred State College softball team couldn't snap their losing streak and lost both games to Jamestown CC, 10-4 & 6-3.  ASC falls to 8-20 on the year.

Monroe snaps Pioneers win streak
Thu, Apr 24th, 2008

The Alfred State College baseball team had its 13-game winning streak snapped in a doubleheader at Monroe CC on Thursday afternoon.  The Tribunes won both halves of the doublheader, 4-1 & 11-6.

Lax can't overcome slow start
Wed, Apr 23rd, 2008

The Alfred State College lacrosse team fell behind 7-1 after the first quarter and never could recover and fell 26-11 to #2 Onondaga CC.  The Pioneers fall to 7-5 (6-4 Region III) as they head into their regular season finale on Sunday.

Crowder qualifies for Nationals
Wed, Apr 23rd, 2008

 Alfred State College freshman Cedric Crowder (Gates Chili) qualified for the NJCAA Division III National Championships with a solid day at the University of Rochester Invitational on Wednesday.

Student Employee of the Year Announced
Wed, Apr 23rd, 2008

Jamie Woods, Callin Ayers, Elizabeth Harkenrider, and Michael HowardElizabeth Harkenrider, Rexville, a nursing major at Alfred State College, has been named the 2007-08 Alfred State College Student Employee of the Year.   Elizabeth works in the Financial Aid Office and was nominated by her supervisor, Deborah Neu, secretary for Financial Aid. 

Track team runs well at Ithaca
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2008

The Alfred State College track & field team competed versus three NCAA schools and three NJCAA schools at the Ithaca Open.

Monroe trips up ASC
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2008

The Monroe CC softball team extended their winning streak to 15 games with a doubleheader sweep of Alfred State on Tuesday afternoon.  The Tribunes, the two-time defending NJCAA Division III champion and currently ranked #2 in the nation, won 13-1 and 8-0 to improve to 23-9 on the year.  ASC has dropped its last eight games and falls to 8-18 on the season.

Alfred State's Yatani Speaks at Oxford Round Table
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2008

YataniDr. Choichiro Yatani, professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Alfred State College, recently attended the 20th anniversary meeting of the Oxford Round Table where he presented his paper, "With Us or Against Us:  American Images of the Enemy."

Dinner with Models
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2008

Anderson & ShuttAlfred State College's Business Technology Department,
in conjunction with Business Professionals of America (BPA), recently sponsored
a dinner for students who are members of the BPA chapter on campus.

SUNY Chancellor Honors Student Excellence
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2008

CrossLorowTwo Alfred State College graduating seniors were named State University of New York (SUNY) 2008 Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence winners. Justin Cross, Bloomfield, and Jennifer Lorow, Angelica, were honored at a reception in Albany in April where they each received a commemorative certificate and a medallion suit

Members of UUP Honor NYS Sen. Catharine Young
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2008

Rees & YoungMembers of UUP (United University Professions) at Alfred State College, gathered recently to honor NYS Sen. Catharine M. Young, (R-Olean), at a dinner recognizing her for being named "2008 Friend of SUNY" by the organization. 

Car Care Awareness Day
Tue, Apr 22nd, 2008

Car Care DayStudents enrolled in the Automotive Trades curriculums at Alfred State College celebrated National Car Care Month recently when they hosted their annual Car Care Awareness Day in mid-April, on the School of Applied Technology Campus, Wellsville, with a variety of free services, including checks of the following items:  lights, fluids, tires, battery, belts and pulleys, and an under-hood inspection. 

A-State falls to Herkimer
Mon, Apr 21st, 2008

The Alfred State College lacrosse team led #1 Herkimer CCC 5-4 after the first quarter but the Generals got the offense going and outscored the Pioneers 25 to 6 the rest of the way for the 29-11 victory.  HCCC outscored ASC 11 to 3 in the 2nd and 8 to 0 in the 3rd to take control of the contest.  #1 Herkimer is now 10-1 on the year while the Pioneers fall to 7-4 (6-3 Region III).