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January 2010


Track Team Competes at Colgate
Sat, Jan 30th, 2010

The Alfred State College indoor track and field team competed at the Colgate University Class of '32 Invitational on Saturday.  The Pioneers competed versus numerous NCAA Division I and III competition along with their NJCAA Region III foes.

Early Runs lead #2 Erie past Alfred State
Sat, Jan 30th, 2010

Erie CC used two big first half runs to take control of their WNYAC battle with Alfred State.  #2 ranked ECC improves to 18-1 on the season with a 86-70 victory.

ASC drops battle with ECC, Brooks Sets New Scoring Record
Sat, Jan 30th, 2010

The Alfred State College women's basketball team dropped a back and forth contest 60-52 to Erie CC on Saturday.  During the contest sophomore Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) established a new ASC career scoring record of 920 points.

First Annual Renewable Energy and Conservation Methods Info Night
Fri, Jan 29th, 2010

Alfred State College is partnering with Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES to sponsor the first annual Renewable Energy and Conservation Methods Information night, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at the BOCES Center, 1825 Windfall Rd., Olean. (Snow date will be Thursday, Feb. 25.)

Alfred State College Raises Money for Haiti
Fri, Jan 29th, 2010

Massara, Lamere, and CanneAlfred State College students, faculty, and staff continue their fund raising efforts for Haiti relief and are pleased to note that the college community has so far raised $5,779.24 for Haiti Outreach, directed by Neil Van Dine,

Former Pioneer Sanchez Signs Pro Deal
Fri, Jan 29th, 2010

Jose SanchezFormer Alfred State College baseball player Jose Sanchez has signed his first professional baseball contract.  Sanchez recently signed with the Evansville Otters of the Frontier League.

Cougars down Pioneers
Fri, Jan 29th, 2010

Genesee CC erased an early deficit en route to a 89-61 victory over Alfred State on Thursday evening.  GCC led 40-29 at half.

First Half Run Leads Cougars Past ASC
Thu, Jan 28th, 2010

Genesee CC broke a 24-24 tie with a 17-5 run to close out the first half en route to a 88-67 victory over Alfred State on Thursday evening.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 10-9 overall and 1-3 in WNYAC play.

Pioneers Excel in Lone Home Meet
Wed, Jan 27th, 2010

The Alfred State College swim team had a successful evening in their lone home meet of the season.  The men's team scored 76 points and finished ahead of Erie CC (49) and Jamestown CC (39) while the women finished second with 38 points behind ECC's 63 and ahead of JCC's 35.

Wrestlers Can't Overcome Forfeits
Wed, Jan 27th, 2010

The Alfred State College wrestling team couldn't overcome two forfeits and fell 30-17 to Jamestown CC in a WNYAC dual on Wednesday.  The Pioneers are now 1-3-1 overall on the season and 1-2-1 in WNYAC action.

Pioneers fall to #3 Monroe
Tue, Jan 26th, 2010

Monroe CC hit 59% of their first half shots to build a 46-29 halftime lead en route to a 84-68 victory over Alfred State on Tuesday evening.  The Tribunes, #3 in NJCAA Division III, improve to 15-1 (2-1 WNYAC) on the season while the Pioneers fall to 9-11 (3-2 WNYAC).

Art Show at Hinkle Memorial Library
Mon, Jan 25th, 2010

stick dollStick dolls, dove tiles, and tin clocks are among the works on display at the Hinkle Memorial Library gallery at Alfred State College from now until the end of February. The exhibit features the creations of three members of the Allegany Artisans: Betsy and Charles Orlando of Belmont and Elaine Hardman of Wellsville.

Dill and Shedden place at NYS Wrestling Championships
Sun, Jan 24th, 2010

Cody Dill (Unatego) and Eric Shedden (Canton, PA) each placed as Alfred State competed at the annual New York State Championships held at Cornell University this weekend.  The Pioneers competed versus the 18 colleges that have wrestling teams in NY.

Track Team Fares Well at Fredonia
Sat, Jan 23rd, 2010

The indoor track & field team fared well at the Mary Phillips Invitational at SUNY Fredonia on Saturday.  The Pioneers had numerous more athletes qualify for Regionals as they competed versus the Blue Devils, Alfred University, and Erie CC.

Blue & Gold Lose Heartbreaker
Sat, Jan 23rd, 2010

Jamestown CC used a late 11-1 run to propel to a 76-74 victory over Alfred State in a tight WNYAC contest on Saturday.  The loss snaps a three-game winning streak and drops the Pioneers to 9-10 overall and 3-1 in WNYAC action.

Men finish 2nd, Women 5th at ECC Swim Invite
Sat, Jan 23rd, 2010

The Alfred State College swim team had a strong showing at the Erie CC Inviational on Saturday.  The men finished 2nd out of seven teams with 213 points while the women finished 5th with 129 points.

Lady Pioneers fall at Jamestown
Sat, Jan 23rd, 2010

The Alfred State College women's basketball team never could get any offense going and fell 72-50 to Jamestown CC in a WNYAC contest.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 10-8 overall and 1-2 in conference play.

Pioneers Win Third Straight
Thu, Jan 21st, 2010

Neil Wilson (Ft. Worth, TX) hit six three-pointers as the Alfred State College men's basketball team won their third straight contest 71-55 over Mercyhurst North East.  The Pioneers even their record up at 9-9 and are now 3-0 in WNYAC play.

Poor Shooting Dooms Lady Pioneers
Thu, Jan 21st, 2010

The Alfred State College women's basketball team shot just 28.8% from the field and fell 70-62 to Mercyhurst North East in a WNYAC contest.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 10-7 (1-1 WNYAC) on the season while the Lady Saints improve to 10-2 (1-2 WNYAC).

Alfred State College Haiti Outreach
Thu, Jan 21st, 2010

Dr. Kenneth Van Dine with President Dr. John M. AndersonOn Wednesday, Jan. 20, Alfred State hosted an information session with Dr. Van Dine, Wellsville, retired ophthalmologist, who provided a brief insight into the evolving situation in Haiti. On Friday, Dr. Van Dine will travel to Haiti to assist with recovery efforts.

Swim Team Falls at Genesee
Thu, Jan 21st, 2010

The Alfred State College swim team opened up the 2010 portion of their schedule on Wednesday with a WNYAC meet at Genesee CC.  The Cougars slipped past the Pioneers 62-46 on the women's side and 73-51 on the men's side.

Brooks Named Region III Athlete of the Week
Thu, Jan 21st, 2010

Alfred State College sophomore Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) has been named the Region III female athlete of the week for the third time during the 2009-10 season.  Brooks led the Lady Pioneers to two convincing victories last week.

President Dr. John M. Anderson Reacts to Gov. Paterson’s Budget Issues
Wed, Jan 20th, 2010

Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson recently addressed NYS budget issues with the campus community. During his talk, Anderson characterized Gov. Paterson’s proposed Public Higher Education Empowerment and Innovation Act as “the most profound initiative to positively impact public higher education in New York State since the Nelson Rockefeller era. I applaud his efforts."

Pioneers Rally for Victory
Tue, Jan 19th, 2010

The Alfred State College men's basketball team by as many as 11 points with 12 minutes remaining but rallied for a 71-65 victory over JCC-Olean on Tuesday evening.  The victory improves the Pioneers to 8-9 overall and 2-0 in WNYAC action.

Spring 2010 Opening Remarks
Tue, Jan 19th, 2010

Stevens accepts the award from AndersonAlfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson recently welcomed returning and new faculty and staff back to campus for the spring semester. Among the topics he addressed were his trip to China as part of a SUNY delegation invited by the Chinese government as a thank you for hosting the 150 Chinese students whose studies were interrupted by an earthquake in Sichuan province in 2008,

Caba Begins Second Year at Helm of NJCFCA
Mon, Jan 18th, 2010

Alfred State College Head Football Coach Mick Caba recently completed the first year of a 2-year term as National President of the NJCAA Football Coaches Association. In January, Caba presided over the NJCFCA National  Business  Meeting in Orlando, Florida.  The NJCFCA meetings are held at the American Football Coaches Association Convention each year.

Blue & Gold down NCCC
Sat, Jan 16th, 2010

Chris Dalton (Elmira Southside) and Neil Wilson (Ft. Worth, TX)  combined for 10 three-pointers as Alfred State downed Niagara CCC 80-73 in the Pioneers WNYAC opener.  The victory improves ASC to 7-9 on the season.

Lady Pioneers Race Past Blazers
Sat, Jan 16th, 2010

Brittney Brooks (Elmira Free) led three Lady Pioneers in double figures as the Alfred State College women's basketball team downed Niagara CCC 79-47 in their WNYAC opener.  ASC improves to 10-6 on the year.

Tracksters Open up Season at RIT
Sat, Jan 16th, 2010

The Alfred State College indoor track and field team opened up their 2010 season at the non-scoring RIT Invitational.  The Pioneers had numerous athletes qualify for the Region III Championships on the day.

Gov. Paterson Proposes Public Higher Education Reforms Which Would Provide Flexibility to SUNY
Fri, Jan 15th, 2010

Governor David A. Paterson today announced that his 2010-11 Executive Budget will include the most significant reforms to the State’s system of public higher education in a generation. The Public Higher Education Empowerment and Innovation Act will provide the State University of New York (SUNY) and the City University of New York (CUNY) the flexibility needed to become centers of job creation. The proposed reforms would enable New York’s public higher education system to become the new model of excellence