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February 2009


Pioneers Sit In Second at Swim Regionals
Sat, Feb 14th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's swimming team sits in second place after day one of the Region III/Northeast Districts at Monroe CC on Friday. The Pioneers accumulated 98 points and only trail Monroe CC's 170 points in the nine team competition.

Pioneers Down JCC-Olean
Thu, Feb 12th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team bounced back from a loss on Tuesday with a 67-50 over JCC-Olean on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers winners of six of their past seven games improve to 14-11 overall and 6-5 in WNYAC play.

Educational Foundation of Alfred Celebrates Construction of 50th House
Wed, Feb 11th, 2009

House number 47 built in 2007 by Alfred State College studentsThe Applied Technology Campus of Alfred State College has begun construction on the 50th house built by students in various construction-related programs on campus and underwritten by the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation representing faculty, staff, and friends of Alfred State College dedicated to improving the A

Cold Shooting Streaks Doom Pioneers
Tue, Feb 10th, 2009

Both the Alfred State College basketball team struggled shooting as they fell to Erie CC on Tuesday night at the Flickenger Center in Buffalo.  The women sees their record fall to 9-11 (4-4 Region III Division II) after a 52-49 decision while the men are now 13-11 (5-5 WNYAC) following a 67-61 loss.

Tom Golisano to Receive Honorary Doctorate at Alfred State Commencement in May
Tue, Feb 10th, 2009

B. Thomas GolisanoB.
Thomas Golisano, founder and chair of the board of directors of Paychex, Inc.,
Rochester, the second-largest payroll processor in the United States,
and 1962 general business management graduate of Alfred State College, will
receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters, at his alma mater's
commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 17, 2009.

Brannen Named National and Region Athlete of the Week
Tue, Feb 10th, 2009

Alfred State College sophomore center Travis Brannen (Elmira Free) has been named the Region III Male co-athlete of the week.  Brannen is the third Pioneer to be honored by Region III in the past three weeks.

Wrestlers Fall in Regular Season Finale
Mon, Feb 9th, 2009

The Alfred State College wrestling team fell 46-10 in their regular season finale at Niagara CCC on Saturday.  The Pioneers were slowed down by four forfeits on the day.

Tracksters Fare Well at Susquehanna
Sat, Feb 7th, 2009

The Alfred State College indoor track and field team fared well as they competed with 17 different colleges at the Susquehanna Invitational on Saturday.

Late Run Leads ASC to Fifth Straight
Sat, Feb 7th, 2009

Trailing 61-58 with four and half minutes left in the game, the Alfred State College men's basketball team went on a 12-0 run to close out the contest to win their fifth straight contest, 70-61 over Niagara CCC.  The Pioneers improve to 13-10 overall and 5-4 in WNYAC play.

Brooks' 31 leads Lady Pioneers past NCCC
Sat, Feb 7th, 2009

Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) netted 31 points as the Alfred State College women's basketball team defeated a fiesty Niagara CCC 72-65 in Sanborn on Saturday.  The Lady Pioneers are now 9-10 overall on the season and 4-3 in Region III Division II contests.

"Save SUNY" Rally at Alfred State College
Fri, Feb 6th, 2009

NYS Sen. Catharine M. Young & Student Senate President Adam NashWearing black crepe paper armbands
and brandishing signs and banners, students, faculty, and staff at Alfred State
College, as well as guests, participated in an on-campus rally Friday to send a
message to NYS Gov. David A. Paterson:  "Save SUNY!" 

State Budget Update
Fri, Feb 6th, 2009

In my effort to keep all
constituencies informed as the New York State budget process evolves,
the following summarizes the impact that Governor Paterson's budget
proposal may have on Alfred State. You'll recall
from my earlier communication that there were three types of possible
budget cuts that would substantially affect the college. They were: the
non-funding of negotiated salary increases, the state's redirection of
90% of the revenue from tuition increases, and
a SUNY base budget cut.

Pioneers Down Genesee
Thu, Feb 5th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team shot 48% from beyond the three-point arc in a 80-63 WNYAC road victory at Genesee CC.  The Pioneers have won four straight and improve to 12-10 overall and 4-4 in WNYAC action.

Genesee Downs Lady Pioneers
Thu, Feb 5th, 2009

Genesee CC shot 48% from the field as they knocked off the Alfred State women's basketball team 106-54 in a WNYAC match-up on Thursday.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 8-10 overall and 3-3 in Region III Division II games.

Pioneers Down MNE, Earn First Victory
Wed, Feb 4th, 2009

The Alfred State College wrestling team downed Mercyhurst North East 18-17 to earn their first dual match victory of the season.

Wrestlers compete at Jamestown
Wed, Feb 4th, 2009

The Alfred State College wrestling team spent this past weekend at Jamestown CC competing on both Friday and Saturday.

ASC Mardi Gras Celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 24
Tue, Feb 3rd, 2009

Students enrolled in the culinary
arts programs at Alfred State College will prepare a Mardi Gras celebration,
featuring a New Orleans-style menu, on Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 5-7 p.m., in the
student cafeteria of the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus.

Louis Named Region Athlete of the Week
Tue, Feb 3rd, 2009

Alfred State College freshman Wenley Louis (Irondequoit) has been named the Region III male athlete of the week.  Louis had a solid performance at the Colgate Class of '32 Invitational over the weekend.

Pioneers Win 3rd Straight
Mon, Feb 2nd, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball used a 29-0 run en route to a 87-58 victory over the JV squad from Ithaca College.  The Pioneers have won three straight and are 11-10 on the season.

Speaker Named Pre-Season Baseball All-American
Mon, Feb 2nd, 2009

Alfred State College sophomore infielder Derek Speaker (Starpoint) has been named to the NJCAA Division II Pre-season All-American 1st team.  Speaker is the only representative of Region III in the any of the three teams.

McCarthy Named Pre-Season Softball All-American
Mon, Feb 2nd, 2009

Alfred State College sophomore outfielder Katherine McCarthy (Orchard Park) has been named a NJCAA Division III 2nd team pre-season All-American.  McCarthy is one of six players from Region III to be honored.

Pioneers Down Medaille JV
Sun, Feb 1st, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team used an early run to take control in a 82-70 victory over Medaille College JV on Sunday afternoon.  The Pioneers even up their record with the victory at 10-10.