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September 2009


Big Plays Lead Pioneers to Victory
Mon, Sep 21st, 2009

The Alfred State College football team used big plays to jump out to an early lead over Buffalo State JV en route to a 41-27 victory in their 2009 home opener.  The Pioneers improve to 2-1 on the season.

Alfred State to Induct Five into Athletic Hall of Fame
Mon, Sep 21st, 2009

The Alfred State College athletic hall of fame will induct five new members on September 25th during Homecoming weekend.  Basketball player Tom Hirsch, football player Chris Gray, baseball player Eric Baker, and cross country athletes Andy Coots and Gary Redding will become the newest members of the hall of fame.  The athletic department will also be honoring the 1984 cross country team.

Open House - Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009
Mon, Sep 21st, 2009

The Admissions Office at Alfred State College announces an Open House program, Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. in the Orvis Activities Center on the Alfred campus.

Pioneers Rally to Sweep Penn Tech
Sun, Sep 20th, 2009

The Alfred State College baseball team rallied in both halves of a non-conference doubleheader versus Penn Tech on Sunday afternoon.  ASC won the opener 7-3 with seven unanswered runs and won the nightcap, 6-5, with two runs in the 7th.

Lady Pioneers continue Roll
Sat, Sep 19th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's soccer team extended their unbeaten streak to six games to start the 2009 season with a 2-1 victory over Mercyhurst North East.  The Lady Pioneers are now 4-0-2 on the season.

Men's Soccer Blanks Mercyhurst NE
Sat, Sep 19th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's soccer team won their second straight and third in their last four games with a 1-0 victory over Mercyhurst North East on Saturday.  The Pioneers improve to 3-4 on the season.

Men 2nd, Women 3rd at FLCC Invite
Sat, Sep 19th, 2009

Both the Alfred State men's and women's cross country teams fared well at the Finger Lakes Invitational on Saturday.  The men finished 2nd and the women 3rd out of seven teams.

Baseball splits with Monroe
Sat, Sep 19th, 2009

The Alfred State College baseball team split a WNYAC doubleheader with Monroe CC in Rochester on Saturday.  ASC fell 8-3 in the opener but rebounded for a 4-2 victory in game two.

Lady Pioneers Run Unbeaten Streak to Five
Thu, Sep 17th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's soccer team downed Jamestown CC 1-0 to run their season opening unbeaten streak to five games.  The Lady Pioneers are now 3-0-2 on the season.

Pioneers Blank Corning
Thu, Sep 17th, 2009

Masanari Yamamoto (Tokyo, Japan) scored a second half goal as the Alfred State College men's soccer team downed Corning CC 1-0 on Thursday afternoon.  The Pioneers improve to 2-4 (2-3 in Region III Division III games) on the season.

Culinary Arts Dept. to Hold Bake Sale - Oct. 9 & 10, 2009
Thu, Sep 17th, 2009

Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts Department at Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology Campus, Wellsville, will hold a community bake sale Friday, Oct. 9 AND Saturday, Oct. 10, at the entrance of the student dining hall of the Culinary Arts Building, from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. and 12:30-3:30 p.m., respectively.

“Viva Italia” Spaghetti Dinner
Thu, Sep 17th, 2009

The Culinary Arts Department, School of Applied Technology, Alfred State College, will hold a “Viva Italia” spaghetti dinner in the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus, Thursday, Oct. 8, from 5-7 p.m. Cost of the dinner is $11 per person; cost for children 10 and under is $5. Proceeds will benefit the Top Hat Scholarship Fund.

4th Annual "Taste of Wellsville" - Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009
Thu, Sep 17th, 2009

Local eateries will once again participate in Alfred State College’s fourth annual “Taste of Wellsville” this year, Saturday, Oct. 10, from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Restaurants and other food purveyors will showcase their tasty signature dishes in “miniature form” at stations around the Applied Technology Campus in Wellsville.

Spikers Rally to Down Monroe
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

The Alfred State College volleyball team rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Monroe CC 3-2 in a WNYAC match-up in Rochester on Tuesday evening.  ASC won the first game 25-21 but fell 17-25 and 16-25 to fall in a hole before battling back for 25-22 and 15-12 wins.

Men's Soccer Falls to Bryant & Stratton
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's soccer team played tough versus NJCAA Division I Bryant & Stratton but could not find the back of the net in a 2-0 loss on Tuesday evening at Pioneer Stadium.  The loss drops the Pioneers to 1-4 on the year.

Lady Pioneers battle to Draw with Bryant & Stratton
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

For the second straight contest, the Alfred State College women's soccer team battled to a tie.  Tuesday, ASC and Bryant & Stratton played to a 1-1 tie.

Parks and Seitz Named ASC Athletes of the Week
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

The Alfred State College athletic department has chosen women's soccer goalie Mo Parks (Avoca) and men's cross country runner Joe Seitz (Williamsville) as the athletes of the week.

Glomb Named Special Teams POTW
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

Alfred State College punter Jeff Glomb (Buffalo/St. Francis) has been named the Northeast Football Conference special teams player of the week.  Glomb is the second straight Pioneer to be honored by the NFC.

Pioneer Cross Country Debuts in Top Ten
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

The Alfred State College cross country teams are both in the NJCAA Division III top ten.  The men are rankd 3rd while the women are tied for 7th.

Student Raises Money for Austism Speaks
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

When someone you love needs help, you don’t think about the cost of helping…you jump in with both feet to see what you can do.

This is exactly what Alfred State College student Jenny Brongo, Rochester, Construction Management Engineering Technology major, and her family do every year to raise money for Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization,

Karen M. Young Elected Chair of Faculty Senate
Tue, Sep 15th, 2009

Karen YoungKaren M. Young, associate professor and chair of the Computerized Design and Manufacturing Department of Alfred State College, has been elected chair of that body’s Faculty Senate. The chair is elected for a two-year term and may serve two consecutive terms.

The Terrace at Central Dining Hall
Mon, Sep 14th, 2009

The Terrace at Central Dining HallAlfred State College students of years past may remember long cafeteria lines where white-clad women ladled portions of sometimes unidentifiable food onto their plates as they passed chafing dishes holding pre-cooked breakfasts, lunches, and dinners.

But fall semester 2009 ushers in a whole new era of fresh, customizable, and delicious all-you-care-to eat dining at The Terrace at Central D

Cross Country Wins ASC Invitational
Sat, Sep 12th, 2009

Both the men's and women's cross country teams at Alfred State College were victorious at the annual ASC Invitational.  The women scored a 10 and the men a 29.

Men's Soccer Downs Jefferson for First Victory
Sat, Sep 12th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's soccer was able to get the offense going and downed Jefferson CC 2-0 to register their first victory of the 2009 season.  ASC is now 1-3 on the season.

Volleyball finishes 1-2 at MVCC Tournament
Sat, Sep 12th, 2009

The Alfred State College volleyball team finished 1-2 at the Mohawk Valley CC Tournament on Saturday.  The Lady Pioneers defeated Herkimer CCC 2-0 (25-16, 25-20), fell 2-0 to Niagara CCC (16-25, 21-25), and lost a heartbreaker to SUNY Delhi 2-1 (22-25, 25-19, 13-15).

Women's Soccer Ties Jefferson
Sat, Sep 12th, 2009

Alfred State College and Jefferson CC battled 110 minutes with neither team able to find the back of the net.  The Lady Pioneers are now 2-0-1 on the season and have yet to allow a goal.

Pioneers drop a pair of 1-0 decisions
Sat, Sep 12th, 2009

The Alfred State College baseball team dropped a pair of 1-0 decisions at Niagara CCC this afternoon. NCCC scored the winning run in the 6th in the opener and in the 7th in the nightcap.

Pioneers fall in defensive battle with Erie
Sat, Sep 12th, 2009

In a defensive battle, Erie CC was able to down Alfred State College 10-6 in the Northeast Football Conference opener for both teams.  ECC improves to 1-1 (1-0 NFC) while ASC falls to 1-1 (0-1 NFC).

Dr. Richard Kellogg Participated in an Open House
Fri, Sep 11th, 2009

Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor of psychology, Alfred State College, participated in an Open House at the historic Higgins-Ballard-Wylie home in Rushford, Sept. 6, 2009.  The current owner of the home, Ronald Beverly, played the role of NYS Gov. Frank Higgins, who was born in the home and spent his early years in Rushford.

Dr. Choichiro Yatani Pursued Academic Activities
Fri, Sep 11th, 2009

Social and Behavioral Sciences Department at Alfred State College, pursued several academic activities recently:

Yatani has had a paper titled “With Us or Against Us: American Images of the Enemy”