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December 2008


WINS Donates Presents to Family
Tue, Dec 23rd, 2008

WINS Club membersAlfred State College's  (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently raised $250  through bottle and can returns and coin banks to buy presents for an area family sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo. 

Q & A with Dr. Anderson
Tue, Dec 23rd, 2008

Dr. John M. AndersonDr. John M. Anderson, the 11th president of Alfred State College, can be seen in the stands rooting on Alfred State athletes.  He recently took the time to answer a few questions from the sports information department.

Local Technician Receives National Award
Mon, Dec 22nd, 2008

Technician recognition awards banquet held in San Diego, CAAt
a technician recognition awards banquet held in San Diego, CA, in November,
John Garippa, Wayland, associate professor, Automotive Trades, Alfred State
College, was honored as the NATEF/ASE (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/Automotive
Service Excellence) Instructor of the

SkillsUSA Helps Soldiers
Mon, Dec 22nd, 2008

SkillsUSA Helps SoldiersStudents enrolled in the School of Applied Technology of Alfred State College, and members of the SkillsUSA Club, joined forces to collect items for soldiers in Iraq.

ASC Health Services Receives National Re-Accreditation
Wed, Dec 17th, 2008

Student Health Services at Alfred
State College has achieved re-accreditation by the Accreditation Association
for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).  The award is given to those
ambulatory care centers that have met nationally recognized standards for
quality health care.

Students Participate in “Give Up A Meal” Program
Mon, Dec 15th, 2008

Give Up A Meal donationAlfred State College students once again participated in the Student Senate and ACES (Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services, the campus dining and vending organization) sponsored "Give Up A Meal" (GUAM) program whereby students who donate a "meal punch" help raise money for charity. 

Four Pioneers Place at ASC Open
Sat, Dec 13th, 2008

Four members of the Alfred State College wrestling team earned top four finishes at the annual ASC Open on Saturday.  Darren Whittall (Starpoint) and Daniel Steiger (Miller Place) took home 3rd while Alex Krammell (Perry) and Dan Dwyer (Lafayette) finished 4th.

Men's Basketball Game Cancelled
Thu, Dec 11th, 2008

Thursday evening's men's basketball game between Alfred State and Ithaca JV has been cancelled.  The game will be now played on February 2 at 7 p.m. at the Orvis Activities Center.

Male Swimmers Split Double-Dual
Thu, Dec 11th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's swimming team spilt a WNYAC double-dual meet on Wednesday evening in Rochester.  ASC downed Jamestown CC 124-10 but fell 143-63 to Monroe CC.

Pioneers fall to Niagara
Wed, Dec 10th, 2008

The Alfred State College wrestling team could never get much going as they fell 42-3 to Niagara CCC in a WNYAC battle on Wednesday evening.  ASC falls to 0-4 (0-3 WNYAC) on the season.

Alfred State College Donates to Wellsville Salvation Army
Wed, Dec 10th, 2008

Dr. John M. Anderson, Karen Canne and Captain Keith MaynorAlfred State College faculty and staff enhanced their own holiday spirit by contributing toys, hats, gloves, and scarves as their "admission" to the college's annual holiday party.

Toyodome Named AVCA All-American
Wed, Dec 10th, 2008

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its Two-Year Colleges Women's Volleyball All-American Team, and Alfred State's Yurika Toyodome (Tokyo, Japan) was named to the First Team.  This is the first time ever an Alfred State athlete has received this honor.  Toyodome is the only NJCAA Division III player named to the First Team. 

Three Pointers Doom Pioneers
Tue, Dec 9th, 2008

After a slow first five minutes, Gensee CC got their offense going in a 92-61 WNYAC victory over Alfred State on Tuesday evening.  The Cougars, ranked #6 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll, trailed 14-0 after five minutes but went on to hit 15 three-pointers to improve to 9-0 on the season.

Lady Pioneers Fall in '08 Finale
Tue, Dec 9th, 2008

Genesee CC jumped out to a 15-2 lead and never looked back en route to a 70-45 victory over Alfred State in the WNYAC opener for both teams.  ASC ends the 2008 portion of the season with a 4-7 mark while GCC evens up their record at 3-3.

Four Pioneers Place at Niagara Open
Mon, Dec 8th, 2008

Four members of the Alfred State College wrestling team placed at this weekend's Niagara CCC Open.  Mike Gustafson (Warren, PA) earned 3rd place at 133, Derek Noldy (Rushboro, PA) was 4th at 174, and Daniel Steiger (Miller Place) and Peter Cole (Baldwinsville) both finished 6th at 184 and 125 respectfully.

Pioneer Swimmers Compete at Fredonia
Sun, Dec 7th, 2008

The Alfred State College men's swimming team competed versus NCAA Division III competition at the SUNY Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational this weekend.  The Pioneers scored 288 points in the three-day event.

Lady Pioneers Down Elmira JV
Sun, Dec 7th, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team raced out to a 37-16 lead at halftime en route to a 57-47 victory over Elmira JV on Sunday afternoon.  The win snaps a two game slide and improves the Lady Pioneers to 4-6 on the season.

Doorley Named Coach of the Year
Fri, Dec 5th, 2008

Coach Doorley is Coach of the YearAlfred State College volleyball coach Gene Doorley has earned two national Coach of the Year awards.  For the third straight season Doorley has been named the American Volleyball Coaches Association Northeast Coach of the Year and for the second straight season he has been named the NJCAA Division III District A Coach of the Year.

Lady Pioneers fall to U of R
Thu, Dec 4th, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team fell 72-65 to the JV squad from the University of Rochester on Thursday evening.  U of R was 12 for 13 from the foul line to seal the victory.

Toyodome and Jerome Named All-American
Thu, Dec 4th, 2008

Toyodome spikes over two defendersAlfred State College sophomores Yurika Toyodome (Tokyo, Japan) and Jenni Jerome (Syracuse/Westhill) have been named All-Americans by the Division III of the NJCAA.  Toyodome was a first team selection while Jerome was named honorable mention.

Pioneers fall versus Finger Lakes
Tue, Dec 2nd, 2008

The Alfred State College men's basketball team rallied from a 22-point second half deficit to cut it to three, 67-64, but couldn't make it all the way back and fell 69-64 to Finger Lakes CC.  ASC falls to 6-6 on the season.

Lady Pioneer Comeback Falls Short
Tue, Dec 2nd, 2008

The Alfred State College women's basketball team couldn't come back from a first half deficit and fell 64-50 to Finger Lakes CC on Tuesday.  FLCC used a 17-0 run in the last seven minutes of the half to lead 31-17 and held off a Lady Pioneer second half rally that closed the gap to four points. 

ASC Alumni Singers to Perform Holiday Concert
Tue, Dec 2nd, 2008

The Alfred State
College Alumni Singers will present a "We Need a Little Christmas" Concert,
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008, at 2 p.m. at the Alfred Town Fire Hall-Theatre,
University Street. Anthony Cappadonia, director; Patricia Wiggers,
accompanist.  The concert is open to the public free of charge; light
refreshments will be served following the concert.