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December 2009


New Web Site Launched by ASC Students
Tue, Dec 22nd, 2009

Alfred State College students enrolled in Assistant Professor Evan Enke’s, went live Dec. 10, 2009.

Students Work With Area Non-profit Organizations
Tue, Dec 22nd, 2009

Alfred State College students enrolled in the baccalaureate-level Grants, Contracts, and Organizational Advancement, an inaugural course in the recently established human services management program.

November “Of The Month” Awards
Mon, Dec 21st, 2009

Alfred State College and National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), a non-academic honor society consisting of the top 1% of student leaders, announces the winners of November’s “Of The Month” (OTM) Awards.

Awardees include:

WINS Club Fund Raiser For Local Family
Wed, Dec 16th, 2009

WINS Club members with presents for a local familyAlfred State College’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies--though membership is open to all students) recently conducted its annual fund raiser to buy presents for a local family sponsored by Steuben Rural Ministry of Canisteo. Clothing donations were also received from the Alfred State community.

Food and Gift Drive For Soldiers
Wed, Dec 16th, 2009

Students pack Christmas boxes for distribution to soldiersThe SkillsUSA Club members of Alfred State College’s School of Applied Technology recently conducted a food and gift drive for the soldiers fighting overseas. Members placed collection boxes in each department on campus and collected and mailed nine boxes of foodstuffs and other items.

Alfred State Receives $121K Estate Gift
Wed, Dec 16th, 2009

Alfred State College has announced that it has received an estate gift of approximately $121,000 from Dorothy and Lester Reynolds. The Reynolds designated that the gift be used to establish a prize to be awarded annually to the student demonstrating the greatest achievement in the field of mathematics.

ASC Closes 2009 with Hard Fought Loss to Lakeland
Sun, Dec 13th, 2009

Lakeland (OH) CC won a hard fought 60-48 contest over Alfred State as the Pioneers close out the 2009 portion of their season.  ASC heads into the winter break with a 6-9 mark.

Turnovers Prove Costly to Lady Pioneers
Sun, Dec 13th, 2009

The Alfred State College women's basketball team couldn't overcome 31 turnovers in a 95-69 loss to Lakeland (OH) CC.  The Lady Pioneers finish the 2009 portion of their season with a 8-6 mark.

Pioneers Can't Solve ASA
Sat, Dec 12th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team couldn't hand ASA (Brooklyn) their first loss of the season.  The Pioneers (6-8) fell 97-63 to the Avengers in a contest played at Genesee CC.

Pioneers Fall to NCCC
Fri, Dec 11th, 2009

The Alfred State College wrestling team fell 34-12 to Niagara CCC in a WNYAC dual match on Friday evening.  The Pioneers are now 1-2-1 (1-1-1 WNYAC) on the season heading into the holiday break.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at The Terrace
Thu, Dec 10th, 2009

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at The TerraceSmiles were the order du jour as Alfred State College and ACES (Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services) officials and contractors cut the ribbon at the new Terrace Dining Room at the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus.

Students Give On-Campus Dining High Marks
Thu, Dec 10th, 2009

Although Alfred State College can be justifiably proud of its diverse and tasty student dining experience, does that automatically equate to customer satisfaction? Happily, the answer to that question is a resounding yes!

Students Take Second Place in Competition
Wed, Dec 9th, 2009

Jeffrey Marshall with construction management engineering technology seniorsSix students enrolled in the Alfred State College construction management engineering technology bachelor-level program recently took second place in the Commercial Building Division at the Associated Schools of Construction Region 1 (Virginia to Maine) estimat

Stevens Presents at NYSERDA’s National Conference
Tue, Dec 8th, 2009

Electrician, Computer and Robotics Technician Department, Alfred State College, recently presented at NYSERDA’s (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) national conference, “PV [photovoltaic] and Wind:  Train the Trainer,” which focused on new ideas in educating a work force in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

ASC Donates to Salvation Army
Tue, Dec 8th, 2009

Dr. John M. Anderson & Karen CanneAlfred State College faculty and staff enhanced their own holiday spirit by contributing toys, hats, gloves, and scarves as their “admission” to the college’s annual holiday party.

Shedden Wins NCCC Open Title
Mon, Dec 7th, 2009

Alfred State College freshman Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) won the 141 lb. weight class at the Niagara CCC Open on Saturday to lead the Pioneers.  Dan Steiger (Miller Place) finished 3rd at 174 lbs and Ben Hoffman (Gouveneur) was 6th in the heavyweight competition.

Swim Team Finishes 10th at Fredonia
Sun, Dec 6th, 2009

The Alfred State College swimming team finished 10th at the three-day Fredonia Invitational.  The Lady Pioneers scored 73 points while the men's team scored 66 points.

Lakeland uses Foul Line to down Lady Pioneers
Sun, Dec 6th, 2009

Lakeland (OH) CC hit 26 of 43 foul shot attempts en route to a 84-68 victory over Alfred State in the finals of the Lakeland Tournament.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 8-5 on the season with one game remaining in 2009.

Pioneers can't solve Beaver County
Sun, Dec 6th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team fell 75-61 to CC of Beaver County in the consolation game of the Lakeland (OH) CC Tournament.  ASC falls to 6-7 on the year.

Lady Pioneers down Glen Oaks
Sat, Dec 5th, 2009

Four Lady Pioneers finished in double figures as the Alfred State College women's basketball team advanced to the Lakeland (OH) CC Tournament final with a 74-42 victory over Glen Oaks (MI) CC.  The victory improves ASC to 8-4 on the year.

Pioneers Fall in Lakeland Opener
Sat, Dec 5th, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team fell behind early and never could climb out of the whole in their first round contest of the Lakeland (OH) CC Tournament versus Glen Oaks (MI) CC.  The Pioneers fall to 6-6 on the year following the 85-71 loss.

Brooks leads ASC past Houghton JV
Thu, Dec 3rd, 2009

Brittney Brook (Elmira Free) scored 28 points as the Alfred State College women's basketball team downed Houghton JV 66-37 to improve to 7-4 on the year.

From Sheep to Sweater-an Odyssey
Thu, Dec 3rd, 2009

Laura Gaede and Andrea FitchleeNow that the cold weather has begun to set in, we typically reach for warm and cozy garb to defend ourselves from the chill of wintry days and nights. Some of the warmest clothing we select is made of wool—knitted (or crocheted), carded, spun, shorn from those most docile of animals, the sheep. But how does that curly fiber shorn from those sheep become the warm sweater we pull from our shelf?

Habitat for Humanity Builds Wheelchair Ramp
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2009

Building Trades studentsStudents enrolled in Alfred State College’s Building Trades programs responded to a request from Marsha Patrick, director of the Head Start Program for Steuben and Yates Counties, for a wheelchair ramp that was needed at its facility on Main Street in Hornell.

Students Give Up a Meal for AE Crandall Hook & Ladder Co.
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2009

Check presentation to AE Hook and Ladder CompanyAlfred State College’s ACES (Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services), allows students to donate a “meal punch” in exchang

Hunter Meets with Honors Program Members
Wed, Dec 2nd, 2009

Dr. John O. Hunter and Octavia Alston-WilsonDr. John O. Hunter, president emeritus of Alfred State College (1986-93), met with members of the Alfred State College Honors Program recently to address “the power of poetry.”

Pioneers Win Third Straight
Tue, Dec 1st, 2009

The Alfred State College men's basketball team defeated Finger Lakes CC 57-53 to win their third straight contest.  The victory also helps the Pioneers climb over .500 for the second time in the season with a 6-5 mark.

Lady Pioneers Rally Falls Short
Tue, Dec 1st, 2009

Finger Lakes CC built a 10-point halftime lead, 41-31, and withstood an Alfred State College rally in a 77-71 victory.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 6-4 on the season.