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September 2009

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Baseball Advances to WNYAC Final Four
Wed, Sep 30th, 2009

The Alfred State College baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the 8th en route to a 3-2 victory over Niagara CCC in a WNYAC first round match-up played on the turf at Bolivar Richburg High School.  The Pioneers advance to the final four to be played Saturday at Dwyer Stadium in Batavia.

Cross Country Lends a Helping Hand
Wed, Sep 30th, 2009

The 2009 Alfred State College cross country team is not only climbing up the NJCAA Division III poll but members of the team are making a difference with a trio of community service events.

Lady Pioneers Ranked 8th, Parks named Goalie of the Week
Wed, Sep 30th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's soccer team moved up two spots in the latest NJCAA Division III poll.  ASC is now ranked #8 after debuting last week in the 10th spot.  Lady Pioneer goalie Mo Parks (Avoca) was named the NJCAA Division III goalie of the week as well.

Women's Soccer records 7th shutout
Tue, Sep 29th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's soccer team recorded its seventh shutout of the season, 2-0 over JCC-Olean on Tuesday evening.  The win for the 10th ranked NJCAA Division III squad improves their record to 7-1-2 overall and 6-1-1 in Region III Division III play.

Lady Pioneers Fall in Three
Tue, Sep 29th, 2009

The Alfred State College volleyball team fell 21-25, 19-25, 23-25 to Jamestown CC in a WNYAC dual match on Tuesday evening.  The Lady Pioneers are now 9-8 (8-7 Region III Division III) on the season.

Q&A with Audrey Rath, Chelsea Lafayette, and Jackie Matteson
Tue, Sep 29th, 2009

Recently three members of the Alfred State College women's soccer team answered some questions from the Sports Information Department to give an inside look at Lady Pioneer soccer.  Sophomore defenders Audrey Rath (Medina), Chelsea Lafayette (Eastridge), and Jackie Matteson (Greece Arcadia) have been a big reason ASC has allowed just three goals in the first nine games.

Crooker and Sweeney honored by NJCAA, Men 3rd and Women 5th in latest poll
Tue, Sep 29th, 2009

John Sweeney (Barker) and Carey Crooker (Addison) have been named the NJCAA Division III runners of the week.  In the newly released national poll the men's team sits in 3rd and the women in 5th.

Pennisi to Launch Solo Exhibit Entitled "Snippets II"
Tue, Sep 29th, 2009

Constance E. PennisiAlfred State College instructor Constance Pennisi, digital media and animation, will mount a solo exhibit of digital artwork entitled “Snippets II.” The exhibition is sponsored by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, and will be on display from Oct. 1-26, 2009, at the Spotlight Gallery at The ARTS, 32 West Market Street, Corning. A reception will take place Friday, Oct.2, 5-7 p.m.; it is

Baseball Earns 4th seed in WNYAC Tournament
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

The Alfred State College baseball team will head into the WNYAC fall tournament as the #4 seed and will take on #5 Niagara CCC in the first round.  Due to the poor recent weather and forecast the game will be played on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Bolivar Richburg High School's turf field.

New Faculty Members Have Joined ASC Community
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

Mary StokeSeveral new faculty members have joined the Alfred State College community.

Among the new hires are Muriel Brown, Dr. Deborah Carr-Warner, Cindy Coleman, Brian Decker, Laurie Dunn, George Merry, Jr., James Murphy, Dr. Douglas Pierson, John Potter, Mary Stoke, and Edward Waddell.

Lady Spikers finish 2nd at OCC Tournament
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

The Alfred State College volleyball team went 5-2 and finished 2nd at the annual Cara Bryant Memorial Invitational at Onondaga CC.  The Pioneers are now 9-7 on the season (8-6 Region III Division III).

Check Presentation During Homecoming/Family Weeked 2009
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

Homecoming/Family Weekend 2009Homecoming/Family Weekend at Alfred State College may have weathered a little rain, but that didn’t dampen the spirits during half-time (of a successful football game where the Alfred State Pioneers downed Globe Institute of Technology, NYC,  8-3) when Centennial Campaign honorary co-chairs Dr. William D. Rezak, president emeritus of ASC, and Wellsville native Erland (“Erkie”

SkillsUSA National Baking and Culinary Competition
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

Alfred State College faculty members Debra Burch, (ASC 1979) associate professor, Culinary Arts Department, and Alfred State College SkillsUSA adviser recently traveled to Kansas City, MO, to judge the SkillsUSA national baking and culinary competitions, respectively.

Career Development Office is Among Leaders of the Pack
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

Alfred State College’s Career Development Office is not only keeping up with the times, it is among the leaders of the pack.

ASC Career Office has made the list of career offices to follow on Pongoresume.com, a full-service Web site for active job seekers and career-minded individuals at every level.

Flu Kits Distributed to Students
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

distributing “flu kits”Alfred State College’s Division of Student Affairs made a pre-emptive strike against the outbreak of influenza-like-illnesses (ILI) recently by distributing “flu kits” to students at both campuses during the lunch and dinner hours at their respective dining halls.

Official Opening of Pioneer Stadium Gateway Building
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

Pioneer StadiumAlfred State College Pioneer Stadium was the place to be as college officials, student athletes, students, football fans, and honored guests gathered for the official “opening” of the stadium’s gateway building Monday night (9/21) as Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson performed the ritual ribbon cutting.

National Save a Life Tour - Tuesday, Sept. 29
Mon, Sep 28th, 2009

Alfred State College’s Division of Student Affairs will host the National Save a Life Tour on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Orvis gym on the Alfred campus.

Baseball Washed Out
Sun, Sep 27th, 2009

Sunday's WNYAC doubleheader between Alfred State and Genesee CC has been rained out.  The game was the final regular season doubleheader of the fall season.

Pioneers Baseball Split
Sat, Sep 26th, 2009

Alfred State College and Jamestown CC split a WNYAC doubleheader on homecoming Saturday.  The Jayhawks won the opener 3-2 but the Pioneers won game two 2-1 in 10 innings.  ASC is now 7-5 on the season.

Pioneers Score Late to Down Globe
Sat, Sep 26th, 2009

Xavier Makell (Baltimore, MD) rushed in from 12-yards out with 5:59 remaining in the game to lift Alfred State to a 8-3 homecoming victory over Globe Institute of Technology.  The victory was the lowest scoring victory in Pioneer football history.

Early Goal Lifts Pioneers past Blazers
Sat, Sep 26th, 2009

Masanari Yamamoto (Tokyo, Japan) cashed in on a penalty kick four minutes into the game to lift Alfred State to a 1-0 homecoming victory over Niagara CCC.  The blue & gold climb over .500 with the victory and are now 5-4 on the year.

Lady Pioneers Blank Niagara
Sat, Sep 26th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's soccer team recorded its sixth shutout, 2-0 over Niagara CCC, on Saturday afternoon.  ASC, ranked #10 in Division III of the NJCAA, improve to 6-1-2 on the season.

Cross Country: Men 4th, Women 6th at Highlander Invitational
Sat, Sep 26th, 2009

The Alfred State College cross country teams fared very well as they competed versus a mostly four-year school field at the Highlander Invitational at Houghton College.  The men finished 4th out of 12 scoring teams while the women finished 6th out of 11.

Grillo to Serve on SUNY University-wide Advisory Council on Distinguished Teaching Professorships
Fri, Sep 25th, 2009

Jim GrilloAlfred State College SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Jim Grillo has been selected to serve on the State University of New York’s (SUNY) University-wide Advisory Council on Distinguished Teaching Professorships.  His two-year term runs from 2009-11.

Men's Soccer Wins OT Thriller
Thu, Sep 24th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's soccer team scored rallied for a 2-1 overtime victory over Broome CC on Thursday afternoon.  Justin Handley (Iroquois) netted the game winner with 1:46 remaining in the first overtime to run the Pioneers winning streak to three games.

Lady Pioneers Fall in OT
Thu, Sep 24th, 2009

In a battle of two NJCAA Division III top ten teams, Broome CC scored the lone goal of the game with 1:28 remaining in the first overtime to earn the victory over Alfred State.  The Lady Pioneers, ranked #10, fall to 5-1-2 on the season while the Lady Hornets, the two-time defending NJCAA Division III champion and currently ranked #4, improve to 8-2 on the season.

Holly R. Hogan Appointed to College Council
Thu, Sep 24th, 2009

Holly R. Hogan, Hornell, has been appointed by the NYS Governor’s Office to the Alfred State College Council; she succeeds Terri Ross, whose term expired over the summer.

Lady Spikers fall to Niagara
Wed, Sep 23rd, 2009

The Alfred State College volleyball team won the opening game versus Niagara CCC 25-23 but were slowed down by poor serving and passing and fell in the next three, 20-25, 17-25, 23-25.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 4-5 (3-4 Region III Division III) on the season.

Lady Pioneers Down Genesee
Tue, Sep 22nd, 2009

The Alfred State College women's soccer team scored three goals in the final 16 minutes to run their unbeaten streak to seven games.  With the 3-0 win over Genesee CC the Lady Pioneers are now 5-0-2 (4-0-1 Region III Division III) on the season.

New Professional Staff Members at ASC
Tue, Sep 22nd, 2009

Emily Hall-LochmannVanBennekomSeveral new professional staff members have joined the Alfred State College community.

Among the new hires are Dr. Brian Baker, Alfred; Jessica Dunster, Birdsall; Jason Gildner, Wellsville; Emily Hall-LochmannVanBennekom, Dansville; Kati Libby, Orono, ME; Gregory Nelson, East Syracuse; Samantha Roosa, Arkport; Kristin Sauerbier, Wayland; Dr. Jayne Swanson, Belfast; Christian Vernam,