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February 2009

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Wrestlers Compete at Nationals
Sat, Feb 28th, 2009

Mike Gustafson (Warren, PA) led a trio of Alfred State College wrestlers at the NJCAA National Championships in Rochester, MN over the weekend.  Gustafson was the lone Pioneer that registered a victory.

Pioneers Fall In Semis
Sat, Feb 28th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team fell behind by twenty and tried to rally but fell 88-73 to Monroe CC in the Region III Division II Tournament semifinals.  Monroe connected was 8 for 15 from three in the first half to take control of the game.

Lady Pioneers fall in Regional Opener
Thu, Feb 26th, 2009

The Alfred State College rallied from a 16-point second half deficit to tie the game at 48-48 with 4:30 remaining but Erie CC finished the game on a 16-5 run to advance to the Region III Division II Final Four.  The Lady Pioneers close out the season with a 10-14 mark while the Lady Kats improve to 15-12 and will take on #1 seeded Genesee CC.

ASC's Office of Communications Recipient of Three Awards
Thu, Feb 26th, 2009

Alfred State College's Office of
Communications has been notified that it was named a recipient of three awards
in the 24th  Annual Admissions Advertising Awards Competition,
sponsored by the Admissions Marketing Report publication. Winning
entries were the Alfred State College total recruitment package (gold); Alfred
State College direct mail advertising visit post card (merit); and Alfred State
College Web site (merit).

Alfred State College to Host Post-Secondary SkillsUSA Contest March 28
Thu, Feb 26th, 2009

Alfred State
College's School of Applied Technology, Wellsville, will host the 11th annual
New York State Postsecondary (college level) SkillsUSA competition
Saturday, March 28, 2009.  Proposed categories of competition are
automotive service, CNC milling, carpentry, collision repair technology,
commercial baking, computer maintenance technology, cosmetology, culinary, job
skills demonstration, masonry, precision machining, residential wiring,
technical drafting, and welding.

Land-locked Alfred State Adds Fog Horn to Its Safety Notification System
Wed, Feb 25th, 2009

ASC emergency sirenAlfred State College,
in its continuing efforts to ensure the safety of its students, faculty, and
staff recently added another piece to its comprehensive emergency notification
system. 

Essi
Corp., a company based in Broussard, LA, supplied Alfred State with a 133db
outdoor, omni-directional warning siren which emits a 360 degree beam of sound
on a horizontal plane. 

Alfred State WINS Club Raises Money
Wed, Feb 25th, 2009

WINS Club membersStudents at Alfred State College who are members of the WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies, though it is open to all students) recently raised money through pop can and bottle returns, enabling them to present a check for $50 to Both Your Hands (a nonprofit organization designed to connect caring communities with poor villages to create self sufficiency and pride in achievement).

Four Wrestlers Earn Postseason Honors
Wed, Feb 25th, 2009

Four members of the Alfred State College wrestling team have earned postseason honors based on their performances at the Region III/Northeast Championships.  Mike Gustafson (Warren, PA) and Cody Lansberry (Kendall) earned All-Region and All-WNYAC honors while Darren Whittall (Starpoint) and Dan Dwyer (Lafayette) earned All-Region honors.

ASC Offers Tips on Cyber Security When Preparing Taxes
Wed, Feb 25th, 2009

As the
outlook for the economy continues to worsen, and tax time approaches, many
Americans are looking for ways to save money and thinking that do-it-yourself
online tax preparation is the way to go.  No fees, no special postage, no
hassle!

Pioneers Advance to Semifinals
Tue, Feb 24th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team came out on fire but had to hang on for a 76-70 victory over Jamestown CC in a Region III Division II contest.  The Pioneers improve to 17-13 on the season and will take on the #1 seed Monroe CC on Saturday in the semifinals.

Women's Basketball Earns 4th Seed
Mon, Feb 23rd, 2009

The Alfred State College women's basketball team has earned the #4 seed for the upcoming Region III Division II Tournament.  The Lady Pioneers finished the regular season with a 10-13 mark and a 5-5 record in Region III Division II play.

Men's Basketball Earns #5 Seed
Mon, Feb 23rd, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team will be the #5 seed for this week's Region III Division II Tournament.  The Pioneers finished the regular season with a 16-13 mark and a 7-7 record in Region III Division II contests.

Pioneer Men Win Track Regionals
Sat, Feb 21st, 2009

The Alfred State College men's indoor track & field team won the Region III Championship for the third straight year.  The Pioneers were 38 points better than runner-up Erie CC.  The women's team finished 3rd with 72 points.

Pioneers Fall at the Buzzer in OT
Sat, Feb 21st, 2009

Marcus McAfee hit a running jumper as time expired to lead Jamestown CC to a 65-63 overtime victory over Alfred State on Saturday at the Orvis Activities Center.  The Pioneers finish the regular season with a 16-13 record (7-7 WNYAC).

Lady Pioneers Hang on for Win
Sat, Feb 21st, 2009

The Alfred State College women's basketball team held on for a 56-55 victory over Jamestown CC in their regular season finale.  The Lady Pioneers finish the regular season with a 10-13 mark (5-5 Region III Division II) while JCC falls to 17-11 (6-4 Region III Division II).

Pioneers Drop Battle with Monroe
Thu, Feb 19th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team gave Monroe CC all they could handle but came up short in a 89-79 contest on Thursday.  The #6 ranked Tribunes improve to 24-5 overall and 12-1 in WNYAC play while the Pioneers are now 16-12 and 7-6 in the WNYAC.

Lady Pioneers fall to Monroe
Thu, Feb 19th, 2009

The Monroe CC women's basketball team used their height advantage as they downed Alfred State College 98-53.  The Lady Tribunes, ranked #11 in the latest NJCAA Division I poll, out-rebounded ASC (9-13) 67 to 29 (33 to 7 on the offensive glass).

Lady Pioneers Join Pink Zone Cause
Thu, Feb 19th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's basketball team has joined the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Pink Zone cause.  The Lady Pioneers have joined over 1,500 colleges in raising money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.  ASC's Pink Zone contest will be held on Saturday February 21 when Alfred State takes on Jamestown CC at 1 p.m.

Wrestling National Championship Brackets Announced
Thu, Feb 19th, 2009

The brackets for next weekend's NJCAA wrestling National Championships have been released.  Mike Gustafson (Warren, PA), Darren Whittall (Starpoint), and Dan Dwyer (Lafayette) will represent Alfred State at the 50th championship event in Rochester, MN.

ASC to Host SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics
Thu, Feb 19th, 2009

SkillsUSAAlfred
State College will host the upcoming 20th annual SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership
Conference and Skills Olympics, (formerly VICA-- Vocational Industrial Clubs of
America) Tuesday, March 10, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (Snow day, Wednesday,
March 11.)

“What’s an Ally?” Presented by Antonio-Phillip Lytle
Thu, Feb 19th, 2009

Antonio LytleAntonio-Phillip Lytle, Assistant Director of Student Activities and Orientation /Coordinator of Greek Affairs, recently presented the topic “What’s an Ally?” at the Greater Rochester Fraternal Leadership Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Brannen's 42 leads Pioneers to Victory
Tue, Feb 17th, 2009

Travis Brannen (Elmira Free) had a career high 42 points as the Alfred State College men's basketball team wrapped up their six-game road trip with a 86-73 victory over Mercyhurst North East on Tuesday.  ASC finishes the road trip 5-1 and improves to 16-11 (7-5 WNYAC) on the season.

Big Run Leads MNE past Lady Pioneers
Tue, Feb 17th, 2009

The Mercyhurst North East women's basketball team used a 20 to 5 run that spanned the end of the first half and the start of the second to break a 27-27 tie en route to a 82-65 victory over Alfred State.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 9-12 overall and the season and 4-5 in Region III Division II play.

Pelych Appointed to Alfred State College Council
Tue, Feb 17th, 2009

Joseph G. Pelych, Hornell, has been
appointed by the NYS Governor's Office to the Alfred State College Council.

Council members serve without salary as an advisory
group to the president of the College. 

ASC Masonry Students Participate in Seminar
Tue, Feb 17th, 2009

Rumford fireplace seminarAlfred State College's
senior masonry students and seven local professional masons participated in a
day-long seminar dealing with Rumford fireplace design and construction. 
The seminar included lecture and hands-on laboratory experience on the School
of Applied Technology campus in Wellsville. 

ASC Hosted Congressman Massa
Tue, Feb 17th, 2009

Congressman MassaAlfred State College recently hosted Congressman Eric
J. J. Massa (D-29th District) and his "2009 Western New York
Regional Agriculture Summit."

Wrestlers Finish Tied for 4th at Regionals
Tue, Feb 17th, 2009

The Alfred State College wrestling team finished tied for 4th place at the Region III/Northeast Distict Championship held at Niagara CCC on Sunday, February 15.  Three Pioneers have advanced to compete in the NJCAA National Championships.

Pioneers Finish 2nd at Swim Regionals
Sun, Feb 15th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's swimming team finished 2nd for the third straight year at the Regionn III/Northeast Districts.  The Pioneers scored 334 points over the three day event.

Men Track Team Adds to Regional Lead at Cornell
Sat, Feb 14th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's track and field continued to hold on to its lead in the Region III Championships on Saturday at Cornell University.  The men now have 138 points after two days of competition and lead by 59 points.

Foley's Triple-Double Leads Pioneers past Medaille JV
Sat, Feb 14th, 2009

Dan Foley (Irondequoit) recorded a triple-double as Alfred State downed Medaille College JV 91-60 on Saturday afternoon.  Foley and the Pioneers have won seven of their last eight and are 4-1 on the current six-game road trip.