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August 2009


Placement/Transfer Record of 98 Percent
Thu, Aug 27th, 2009

Alfred State College's 2008 graduates distinguished themselves again this year by garnering a placement/transfer record of 98 percent.

The employment and transfer figures are based on an annual survey sent to all ASC graduates; 2008's questionnaire netted a 68 percent response rate from surveyed graduates.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Alfred State College in Top 10 Best Public Baccalaureate Colleges in the North
Thu, Aug 27th, 2009

US-NewsAlfred State College is ranked 31st of the Top 50 baccalaureate colleges in the North and tied for 9th place for the best public baccalaureate college in the North in the 2010 edition of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, the nation's leading source of service journalism and news. This is the third consecutive year that Alfred State has appeared

Professor Ebert Invited to Serve on Provost's Advisory Group for SUNY Assessment Initiative
Wed, Aug 26th, 2009

Kathleen EbertKathleen Casey Ebert, Wellsville, professor of mathematics and statistics at Alfred State College, has been invited to serve on the Provost's Advisory Group for the SUNY (State University of New York) Assessment Initiative as a representative of faculty, the GEAR (General Education Assessment Review) committee group, and the Colleges of Technology.

Hinkle Memorial Library "Makeover"
Mon, Aug 24th, 2009

library renovationThe Hinkle Memorial Library on the Alfred State College campus has been undergoing an “extreme makeover” during the summer which included new carpeting, new furniture, new window treatments, and re-positioning of furniture on the main floor.

Back to School 2009
Mon, Aug 24th, 2009

President Dr. John M. Anderson opening remarks Aug. 2009Alfred State College kicked off another academic year Aug. 17, when President Dr. John M. Anderson welcomed new and returning faculty and staff to his opening remarks.

16th Annual New Student Convocation
Mon, Aug 24th, 2009

New Student Convocation 2009Alfred State College faculty and staff welcomed this year's incoming freshman class of 1,500 students during the 16th annual New Student Convocation. This year's speakers were Dr. Daniel Barwick, ASC Director of Institutional Advancement; Alfred J. LaMere, Rochester, Student Senate president; and Tim Waterman,’02, Niagara Falls, who gave the welcome from alumni.

Men's Soccer Ranked 6th in Preseason Poll
Mon, Aug 24th, 2009

New head coach Jason Gildner and the Alfred State College men's soccer team will enter the 2009 season in the NJCAA Division III National Poll.  The Pioneers, who finished 2008 with a 14-4 mark, are ranked 6th in the preseason poll.

Volleyball team ranked #5 in NJCAA Preseason Poll
Fri, Aug 21st, 2009

The Alfred State College volleyball team is ranked #5 in the preseason NJCAA Division III poll released this week.  The Lady Pioneers are coming off a 2008 season in which they finished 4th in the nation with a program best 38-4 record.

Newly Renamed Theta Gamma House
Fri, Aug 21st, 2009

TG dedicationAlfred State College honored history and tradition recently as it re-christened the Victorian House to better reflect the college’s history and to honor Theta Gamma, a fraternal organization whose members used the building as their lodging for decades.

Going Green and Loving It
Fri, Aug 21st, 2009

solar panelsInterstate Renewable Energy Council recently published an article titled Alfred State College/SUNY College of Technology: Going Green and Loving It.

Moving In Day
Thu, Aug 20th, 2009

Moving In Day 2009Moving-in day at Alfred State College saw hundreds of families hauling their students’ belongings to campus to begin the new academic year.

SUNY Chancellor Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher Continues Whirlwind Summer Tour at ASC
Tue, Aug 18th, 2009

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher listens to presentations in the Engineering Technology Building.State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher continued her whirlwind summer tour of SUNY’s 64 campuses with a 55th stop at Alfred State College in Allegany County on Tuesday.

Tyrell Selected to Serve on National Task Force on Professional Standards
Tue, Aug 18th, 2009

Dr. TyrellDr. Steven Tyrell, vice president for student affairs, has been selected to serve on a national task force that will look at developing a unified set of professional standards and knowledge competencies for student affairs professionals. The joint task force will look to unify professional standards that exist in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the American College Personnel Association – International (ACPA).

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher to Visit Aug. 18
Thu, Aug 13th, 2009

State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Dr. Nancy L. Zimpher will continue her summer “get-acquainted” tour of SUNY campuses when she visits Alfred State College on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

Campus Store Unveils Loyalty Program
Tue, Aug 11th, 2009

Buying local and getting rewarded for it is the driving force behind the Campus Store Rewards Program at Alfred State College. Students who purchase their books and most other college-related items at either the Wellsville or Alfred Campus Store will receive points toward future purchases from the store.

Gildner Named Men's Soccer Coach
Thu, Aug 6th, 2009

Jason Gildner has been named the new men's soccer coach at Alfred State College. Gildner a former assistant coach at ASC and a 2005 graduate takes over a team that was 14-4 in 2008 and advanced all the way to the Region III Division III finals.