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May 2009

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Pioneer Award Recipients
Fri, May 29th, 2009

Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson, right, congratulates Goodwin on her award. Several
Alfred State College faculty and staff members were honored recently as
recipients of the Pioneer Award which recognizes those members of the
organization who demonstrate the following characteristics:  commitment to
the mission and goals of the coll

10 Years of Service
Fri, May 29th, 2009

10 years of serviceMembers of
the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their
years of service at the college.  Those employees honored for 10 years
included,

20 Years of Service
Fri, May 29th, 2009

20 years of serviceMembers of the faculty and staff at Alfred
State College were honored recently for their years of service at the
college.  Those employees honored for 20 years included

25 Years of Service
Fri, May 29th, 2009

25 years of serviceMembers of the faculty and staff at Alfred State
College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. 
Those ASC employees honored for 25 years

30 Years of Service
Fri, May 29th, 2009

30 Years of ServiceMembers of
the faculty and staff at Alfred State College were honored recently for their
years of service at the college.  Those honored for 30 years included,

35 Years of Service
Fri, May 29th, 2009

35 years of serviceMembers of the faculty and staff at Alfred State
College were honored recently for their years of service at the college. 
Honored for 35 years

Retirees Honored
Fri, May 29th, 2009

2009 ASC retireesRetirees of Alfred State College were honored recently
at the school's annual recognition luncheon.  Faculty and staff members
who retired this year include,

SUNY Chancellor Award Winners
Thu, May 28th, 2009

L-r: Joanne White, Gary Moore, Christopher Tomasi, Cyril (Skip) Merrick, and President Dr. John M. AndersonFour members
of Alfred State College's staff were honored with the SUNY (State University of
New York) Chancellor's Award for Excellence this spring.  Those so honored
were Gary Moore, Geneseo, staff associate, Athletics, Ex

Public Invited to View Home
Wed, May 27th, 2009

House number 49 built in 2009 by Alfred State College studentsAlfred State College and the Educational Foundation of Alfred, Inc., a private foundation dedicated to improving the Alfred State College community through the support of educational programs, invite the public to view the most recently built home constructed by students

Gustafson Named SUNY Chancellor Award Winner
Wed, May 27th, 2009

Alfred State College sophomore wrestler Mike Gustafson (Warren, PA) has been named a recipient of the 2009 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Athletes.  Gustafson is the honoree out of all two-year wrestlers nominated.

Blake is Co-author
Fri, May 22nd, 2009

Melissa
Blake, instructor, Business Department at Alfred State College, is a co-author
on a revision of The Complete Court Reporter's Handbook and Guide for
Realtime Writers
.

Goodbye to China 150 Students
Fri, May 22nd, 2009

farewell receptionSmiles and tears mingled Wednesday evening as Alfred State College
President Dr. John M. Anderson hosted a reception to bid farewell to
the two Chinese students hosted by the College and SUNY (State
University of New York) as part of the SUNY China 150 initiative.

Six Pioneers Earn Lax All-WNYAC
Thu, May 21st, 2009

Six members of the Alfred State College lacrosse team have been named All-WNYAC.  Ryan Grogan (Churchville), Josh Mateo (Waterloo), and Mitch Mertel (Churchville) were 1st team selections while William Ardolino (William Floyd), Tony Micelotta (Irondequoit) and Ryan Speciale (Corning West) were named 2nd team.

Loder Named All-WNYAC
Wed, May 20th, 2009

Alfred State College outfielder Christina Loder (Brantford, ONT) has been named to the All-WNYAC 2nd team.  Loder started in left field in all 36 games for the 13-23 Lady Pioneers.

ASC Takes Second Place in National BUV Competition
Wed, May 20th, 2009

BUV TeamThe
Alfred State College BUV Team overcame enormous adversity and achieved a
second-place finish in the Ninth Annual National Basic Utility Vehicle
Competition.  

Students Compete for Showmanship Titles
Wed, May 20th, 2009

Alfred State College Showmanship Day 2009 judges and division winnersThe
Alfred State SUNY College of Technology recently held its annual Showmanship
Day on campus.  A total of 69 animals from five different species were
exhibited. The judges overseeing the showmanship contest this year were
livestock judge, Jeff Wilson of Dansville, who placed the classes of sheep,
goats, horses, and

Student Wins Scholarship from American Council of Engineering Companies of New York
Wed, May 20th, 2009

Now
more than ever, given rising tuition costs and a tight economy, academic
scholarships to high-achieving students entering the engineering field play an
important support role for the recipients.  This year, 16 students in New
York State colleges and universities received American Council of Engineering
Companies of New York scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $5,000.

Dr. Richard Kellogg Author of Article
Wed, May 20th, 2009

Dr.
Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology at Alfred State College, is the author
of an article appearing in the most recent issue of Paperback Parade, a
quarterly magazine published by Gryphon Books of Brooklyn.  Titled "Philip
Wylie's Final Dream," the article notes that author Philip Wylie
(1902-1971) was writing about global warming, contamination of our air and
water, and the grave risks of nuclear power long before these issues reached
public consciousness.

Commencement 2009
Wed, May 20th, 2009

President Dr. John M. Anderson, Tracey Parks, and B. Thomas GolisanoNearly 900 two-and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand Sunday, May 17, at noon, as Alfred State College honors its 98th graduating class.

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

The ceremony was held at McLane Center on the neigh

Orvis Award Recipient - Ruf
Tue, May 19th, 2009

Dr. Ronald R. Rosati presented the Paul B. Orvis Award for Excellence to Brian Ruf.Nearly 900
two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on
hand Sunday, May 17, as Alfred State College honored its 98th
graduating class.  Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, presided over
the ceremony. 

Orvis Award Winner - Parks
Tue, May 19th, 2009

Dr. Ronald R. Rosati presented the Paul B. Orvis Award for Excellence to Tracey Parks.Nearly 900 two- and
four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand
Sunday, May 17, as Alfred State College honored its 98th graduating
class.  Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, presided over the
ceremony. 

Orvis Award Recipient - Sajin
Tue, May 19th, 2009

Dr. Ronald R. Rosati presented the Paul B. Orvis Award for Excellence to Stanislav Sajin.Nearly 900 two- and
four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand
Sunday, May 17, as Alfred State College honored its 98th graduating
class.  Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, presided over the
ceremony. 

Orvis Award Recipient - Berg
Tue, May 19th, 2009

Dr. Ronald R. Rosati presented the Paul B. Orvis Award for Excellence to Sara Berg.Nearly 900 two- and
four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand
Sunday, May 17, as Alfred State College honored its 98th graduating
class.  Dr. John M. Anderson, college president, presided over the
ceremony.

"Snippets" Exhibit at Wellsville Creative Arts Center
Mon, May 18th, 2009

Constance E. PennisiConstance
E. Pennisi, instructor in the digital media and animation program of Alfred
State College, has an exhibit in the Wellsville Creative Arts Center through
June 4.  The exhibit, "Snippets," is comprised of traditional and digital
images from three different bodies of work interrelated by process.

Nurses' Pinning Ceremony
Mon, May 18th, 2009

nurses' pinning ceremonyAlfred State College nursing students celebrated their accomplishments
the Friday before commencement by attending the annual nurses' pinning
ceremony.

Outdoor Track & Field Athletes Garner Numerous Awards
Mon, May 18th, 2009

Numerous members of the Alfred State College outdoor track & field teams have garnered post season accolades based on their performances at the Region III Championships and the NJCAA Division III Championships.  The men finished 2nd at Regionals and 4th at Nationals while the women finished 4th at Regionals and 7th at Nationals.

Alfred State Preparing for Summer Sports Festival
Mon, May 18th, 2009

The Alfred State College athletic department is preparing to host the Summer Sports Festival.  The summer sports festival consists of the Day Camp, in its 28th year, and the Learn-to-Swim Program, in its 41st year.

Kiddie Ag Day
Thu, May 14th, 2009

Kiddie Ag DayMore than 800 local school children and their teachers
attended Alfred State College's annual Kiddie Ag Day celebration sponsored by
the faculty, staff, and agriculture students at the college.

Six Pioneers Named All-Region in Baseball
Thu, May 14th, 2009

Six members of the Alfred State College baseball team have been honored by being selected to the All-Region team.  Adalberto Vargas (Norman Thomas) and Kyle Binder (Hornell) were named to the 1st team while Andrew Foster (Mississauga, ONT), Jake Dale (Keshequa), Karl Kofmel (Ottawa, ONT), and Kenny O'Brien (Norwalk, CT) were 2nd team selections.

Five Lacrosse Players honored by the Region
Tue, May 12th, 2009

Five members of the Alfred State College lacrosse team have earned All-Region honors following the Pioneers 10-4 season.  Josh Mateo (Waterloo) and Mitch Mertel (Churchville) were second team selections while Ryan Grogan (Churchville), Ryan Speciale (Corning West), and Marshall Merritt (Marcellus) were named honorable mention.