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November 2008


Brooks Named Region Athlete of the Week
Tue, Nov 25th, 2008

Alfred State College women's basketball player Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) has been named the Region III female athlete of the week.  Brooks led her team to the championship of the ASC Tournament with victories over Jefferson CC, 63-45, and Dean College, 76-69.

Pioneer Men Finish 8th at Half Marathon
Mon, Nov 24th, 2008

Alfred State runners finished in 8th place out of 17 teams at the NJCAA Half Marathon National Championship this past weekend at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

ASC Student a Finalist in the KRob Memorial Achitectural Delineation Exhibition
Mon, Nov 24th, 2008

Heather Yaple drawingAlfred State College student Heather Yaple, Stittville, an architectural technology major, has had one of her Independent Study drawings named as a finalist in the KRob Memorial Architectural Delineation Exhibition.

New Faculty Hires at ASC
Mon, Nov 24th, 2008

Alfred State College officials
welcome the following new hires to the campus community:  Erin Atkins,
Tammy Brackett, Cindy Coleman, Richard Fanta, Mary Golden, Clifford McPeak, and
Matthew Metzgar.

A Horse Story with a Happy Ending
Mon, Nov 24th, 2008

Rescued horse with ASC studentsStudents enrolled in Alfred State
College's veterinary technology and agricultural technology programs received a
one-of-a-kind training experience during the fall semester that turned a tragic
beginning into a happy ending.

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc. Officers
Mon, Nov 24th, 2008

Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., OfficersThe Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., has announced its slate of officers for 2008-09. 

ACT Awards Presented to Alfred State College Students
Mon, Nov 24th, 2008

Alfred Bus Shelter Project students with their faculty advisersThe Association of Council Members and College Trustees (ACT) of State University of New York (SUNY) has notified Alfred State College that students have captured awards in two categories in its annual ACT for Excellence Scholarship Award and Student Initiative Awards for Region I:  Elsa Guenther, Arkport, court and realtime repor

Pioneers win Consolation Game
Sun, Nov 23rd, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team erased a 45-42 deficit with a 33-6 run in the 2nd half en route to a 79-57 victory over Dean College in the consolation game of the ASC Tournament.  ASC enters the Thanksgiving break with a 6-5 record.

Lady Pioneers Claim Title
Sun, Nov 23rd, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team claimed the ASC Tournament championship with a hard fought 76-69 victory over Dean College.  The title is the Lady Pioneers fourth in the tournament's five years.

Pioneers Lose in Final Seconds
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2008

Chris Noel connected on two foul shots with just over 10 seconds remaining to lift Jefferson CC to a 75-74 victory over Alfred State in the first round of the ASC Tournament.  Jefferson will take on Rockland CC, 82-67 winner over Dean College, on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. in the championship game.

Lady Pioneers Advance to Championship
Sat, Nov 22nd, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a 63-45 victory over Jefferson CC in the first round of the ASC Tournament.  The Lady Pioneers are now 2-4 on the season and will take on Dean College in the championship game of the tournament at Noon on Sunday.

Q & A with Brett Kozlowski
Fri, Nov 21st, 2008

Alfred State College sophomore Brett Kozlowski (N. Tonawanda) has been a key contributor to the Alfred State College swimming program the past two seasons.  As the season moves forward, Kozlowski gives us some insights to the season.

Pioneers Race Past Ithaca JV
Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team climbed over .500 for the first time during the 2008-09 season with a 101-83 victory over Ithaca College JV on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers head into this weekend's ASC Tournament with a 5-4 overall mark.

Pioneers Fall to Jamestown
Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

The Alfred State College wrestling team lost a hard fought WNYAC match to Jamestown CC 28-15 on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers are now 0-2 in dual matches thus far in the early going of the season.

Six Earn All-NFC Honors
Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

Six Pioneer football players were named to the Northeast Football Conference All-Conference team for the 2008 season.  Wide Receiver Josh Griffen (Englewood, NJ), running back DeAndre Johnson (Detroit, MI), defensive lineman Michael Gee (Englewood, NJ), defensive back Damion King (Detroit, MI), defensive back Ike Iloegbu (Brentwood) and punter Preston Washburn (Dundee) were each named Second Team All-NFC.

Q & A with Christina Nolan
Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

For this week's Q&A, we asked Christina Nolan a few questions about her recent trip to the National Championship Tournament.  Nolan is a freshman outside hitter on this year's volleyball team that finished with a record of 38-4 and a 4th place finish at Nationals.

ASC Star Award Recipients
Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

Three Alfred State College surveying engineering technology students were recently recognized by the U.S. Department of the Interior-Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Santa Fe Office for their exemplary work and willingness to learn while filling surveying internship requirements through that entity.

ASC Receives $10,000 Donation From Praxair, Inc.
Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

ASC receives second installment of an annual $10,000 scholarship donation from Praxair, Inc., of Tonawanda.The Computerized Design and Manufacturing Department
at Alfred State College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, was the
recipient recently of a $10,000 donation from Praxair, Inc., Tonawanda, to be
used for student scholarships beginning in f

Alfred State College Installs PV Panels to Power Applied Technology Buildings
Thu, Nov 20th, 2008

photovoltaic system installAlfred State College is leading the way in sustainable energy use with its new 5100 watt (5.1 kW) photovoltaic grid intertie system, which is now powering the library and administration building of the School of Applied Technology in Wellsville. Since the system mimics one a homeowner would use, these buildings were chosen because they best represent a residential home in terms of a year's electr

Alfred State College Announces New 4-Year Program in Computer Security
Wed, Nov 19th, 2008

Alfred State College
officials are pleased to announce the approval by SUNY (State University of New
York) and the NY State Education Department of a new bachelor of technology
(BTech) program in computer security, Information Security and Assurance, which
will begin accepting students for the spring 2009 semester.

2008 Fall Athletes Honored
Wed, Nov 19th, 2008

The 2008 Alfred State Fall Sports Awards Banquet was held recently and the following people took home the hardware.

Alfred State College’s Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Certified Organic
Tue, Nov 18th, 2008

Alfred State College is pleased to announce that nearly all of its farm (Center for Organic and Sustainable Agriculture-COSA) land has been officially certified "organic" by NOFA-NY (Northeast Organics Farming Association).

ASC Holiday Buffet, Thursday, Dec. 4
Mon, Nov 17th, 2008

Students enrolled in
the Culinary Arts programs at the School of Applied Technology of Alfred State
College will prepare a holiday buffet on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5-7 p.m. in the
student dining hall of the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville
campus.  Cost is $15 (all inclusive) per person.

Two Lady Pioneers All-Tournament at Nationals
Mon, Nov 17th, 2008

Two Lady Pioneer volleyball players earned All-Tournament honors at the NJCAA Division III National Championship Tournament this weekend in Rochester, MN.  Sophomore Yurika Toyodome (Tokyo, Japan) and freshman Miki Inoue (Kumamoto, Japan) were each selected All-Tournament team members.

Pioneers Even Record
Sat, Nov 15th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team evened up their record at 4-4 with a 71-69 victory at Orange CCC on Saturday.  ASC led by 16 at half and had to hold on late in the game to secure the victory.

Lady Pioneers drop close one
Sat, Nov 15th, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team dropped a tight battle at Orange CCC 68-62 on Saturday.  The Lady Pioneers are now 1-4 on the season.

Volleyball Wins 4th place Match
Sat, Nov 15th, 2008

The Alfred State College volleyball team wrapped up their 2008 season with their 38th victory of the season in the 4th/6th place match of the NJCAA Division III National Championships.  The Lady Pioneers earned a straight set 25-21, 25-14, 25-20 over Nassau CC.

LIVE from Volleyball Nationals - Saturday
Sat, Nov 15th, 2008

Alfred State will battle the #6 seed Nassau CC this morning in the 4th/6th place match at the NJCAA Division III National Championships in Rochester, MN.  Match up-dates will be available at least every 10 minutes during the contest.

Lady Pioneers Rebound, Advance to Consolation Finals
Fri, Nov 14th, 2008

The Alfred State College volleyball team struggled in their NJCAA Division III quarterfinal match-up and fell 21-25, 25-21, 19-25, and 9-25 to #5 seed Hibbing (MN) CC.  The Lady Pioneers were able to bounce right back in a consolation bracket contest, downing Anne Arundel (MD) CC 25-15, 25-16, and 25-9.

LIVE from Volleyball Nationals - Friday
Fri, Nov 14th, 2008

The Alfred State College volleyball team is set to play in the NJCAA Division III National Championships.  Follow the play here with updates of what is going on as the team plays