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April 2010

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Women's 4x800 Wins Regional Title
Fri, Apr 30th, 2010

The women's 4 x 800 relay team won a regional championship on Friday in day one of the Region III Championships held at SUNY Delhi.

Digital Media & Animation Senior Showcase May 8
Fri, Apr 30th, 2010

Alfred State College students enrolled in the digital media and animation program will host the second annual Digital Media & Animation Senior Showcase on Saturday, May 8, at 2 p.m. in the Engineering Lecture Hall (room 215) at Alfred State College.

Pioneer Woodsmen Team a Force To Be Reckoned With
Fri, Apr 30th, 2010

McCadden competes in the pole climb.In late April, the Alfred State College Pioneer Woodsmen’s Club sent two teams, a Men’s and a Jack and Jill, to their second competition, the 64th Annual Spring Meet Conclave at Paul Smith’s College, in Adirondack State Park. The Spring Meet is the collegiate woodsmen’s equivalent of the Super Bowl.

Pioneers and Saints Split
Thu, Apr 29th, 2010

Alfred State and Mercyhurst North East split a Region III Division II doubleheader on Thursday.  The Saints won a wild opener 11-9 while the Pioneers used a strong pitching performance to win game two, 8-1.

Lady Pioneers Downed by Corning
Thu, Apr 29th, 2010

The Alfred State College softball team fell 11-5 and 8-0 to Corning CC in their regular season home finale.  The losses were the first this season at home and drop ASC to 10-14 (7-10 Region III Division III).

26th Annual Honors Convocation
Thu, Apr 29th, 2010

26th annual Honors ConvocationAlfred State College student academic achievement was celebrated last week during the 26th annual Honors Convocation. ASC President Dr. John M. Anderson welcomed the gathered students, families, faculty, and friends and congratulated them on their achievements.

Employees Participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day
Wed, Apr 28th, 2010

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® DayAlfred State College employees once again participated in the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work® Day in April. This event is open to employees’ children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews between the ages of nine and 15; this year, 25 children participated.

Admar Municipal Day on Wellsville Campus
Wed, Apr 28th, 2010

Admar Municipal DayAlfred State College’s heavy equipment operations program and Admar Supply (a construction equipment and supply company) recently hosted the first ever Admar Municipal Day on the Wellsville Campus.

BCC Sweeps Past Lady PIoneers
Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

The Alfred State College softball team struggled and were fell in a Region III Division II doubleheader at Broome CC.  BCC earned the sweep with 20-3 and 8-0 victories.

Fifth Annual Dairy Consignment Sale and Silent Auction
Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

fifth annual dairy consignment sale and silent auctionAlfred State College’s CAL (Collegiate Agricultural Leaders) Club recently hosted its fifth annual dairy consignment sale and silent auction in the livestock pavilion at the college farm. ASC agriculture alumni and registered dairy breeders from across New York State consigned calves and heifers to support this major fund-raising event for CAL Club.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Dept. Hosts Human Services Awareness Day
Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

Human Services Awareness DayThe Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Alfred State College hosted Human Services Awareness Day, recently on the Alfred campus.  This event allows human services students at the college, as well as human services alumni and community services graduates in the community, to meet with representatives from local and regional human services agencies to gai

Pioneers Ranked #9 in Latest Track Poll
Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

The Alfred State outdoor track & field team will head into the Region III Championships this weekend ranked #9 in the latest NJCAA Division III poll.

Topcon Positioning Systems Host Demonstration and Donate Equipment
Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

Topcon Positioning Systems demonstrationAlfred State College’s surveying engineering technology program received a visit from Topcon Positioning Systems representatives who hosted a demonstration of Topcon equipment incorporating the latest technology in the land surveying field, including Global Positioning System (GPS), laser scanners, and integrated robotic total stations. One of the representatives, Mike Neff, is a 1994 Alfred

Dale named Athlete of the Week
Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

Alfred State sophomore outfielder Jake Dale (Keshequa) has been named the Region III male athlete of the week.  Dale hit .464 this past week in eight games for the Pioneers.

Baseball Washed Out Tuesday
Tue, Apr 27th, 2010

Today's Alfred State baseball game at Finger Lakes CC has been cancelled due to the wet weather the area has been experiencing the past 48 hours.  No make-up date has been announced.

Sparks 4th, Hicky 8th at Region III Decathlon
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Alfred State's Eddie Sparks (Horseheads) and Steven Hickey (Rochester/Aquinas) earned the Pioneers six points at the Region III decathlon championships the past two days.  Sparks finished 4th in the competition while Hickey was 8th.

Hoops for Haiti Charity Basketball Games Set for Wednesday
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Alfred State will host a "Hoops for Haiti" charity basketball event on Wednesday, April 28th at the Orvis Activities Center.  The proceeds from this event will be donated the group of 21 students that will head to Haiti after the spring semester ends to assist in the rebuilding process.

Faculty, Students, and Staff Celebrate Earth Day With Project Team Neighbor
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Earth Day 2010 tree plantingThe College purchased plants using a $1,000 donation by BP (British Petroleum), which was made on behalf of AR, a BP-affiliated company. BP employees and consultants from the project joined the College in the planting effort.

Honors Program “How (Not) to Kill Your Car”
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Honors Program members with Mike RonanMike Ronan, Alfred State College associate professor, Automotive Trades, School of Applied Technology, hosted a seminar for Alfred State Honors Program members at the senior auto shop in April. Ronan, a certified Rolls-Royce mechanic and transmission specialist, explained “How (Not) to Kill Your Car” and demonstrated common, often costly mistakes car owners commit.<

Perry Receives Freshman Advocate Award
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Lawrence Perry receives Freshman Advocate AwardDr. Steven Tyrell, vice president for student affairs at Alfred State College recently presented the Freshman Advocate Award, to Automotive Trades Department, during the College’s 26th Honors Convocation ceremony.

"Health Education With a Greenhouse Effect Brown Bag Lunch” Series
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Lynne Palmiere, Allegany/Western Steuben Rural Health Network, Inc.Alfred State College recently hosted Lynne Palmiere, project coordinator, Allegany/Western Steuben Rural Health Network, Inc., who presented at Alfred State’s “Health Education with a Greenhouse Effect Brown Bag Lunch” series.

Psi Beta National Honor Society Inductees
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Centeno, Foreman, and SchroederFour Alfred State College students were recently inducted into the college’s chapter of the Psi Beta National Honor Society in psychology for two-year colleges.

Two Honored With Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Award
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Keber, Constantine, Boardman, and AllenTwo faculty members were honored with the Alumni Association Outstanding Faculty Award for 2008-09 and 2009-10: Dr. Aniko Constantine, SUNY (State University of New York) Distinguished Teaching Professor, Computer and Information Technology, respectivel

XAE National Honor Society Inductees
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Chi Alpha EpsilonSeveral Alfred State College students were recently inducted into Chi Alpha Epsilon (XAE), a national honor society for full-time students who have entered college through any developmental or opportunity program.

Commencement To Be Held Sunday, May 16
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Nearly 900 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends will be on hand Sunday, May 16 at noon, as Alfred State College honors its 99th graduating class. Commencement exercises are scheduled to be held at McLane Center on neighboring Alfred University campus. Graduates will need to use the tickets in their graduation packets for their families’ admission.

ASC Receives $50,000 Gift
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

Alfred State College has received a gift of $50,000 from Laverne (’56) and Mary Lou Billings of Boynton Beach, FL, to support equipment purchases for the heavy equipment operations program.

ASC Reclaims Title at National BUV Competition
Mon, Apr 26th, 2010

2010 BUVThe Alfred State College BUV (basic utility vehicle) team returned to prominence by winning first place in the Main Division of the 10th Annual National Basic Utility Vehicle Competition in Indianapolis, IN.

Pioneers Race Past TC3 in Season Finale
Sun, Apr 25th, 2010

Alfred State scored the first 11 goals and led 17-1 at halftime as they capped their season with a 23-3 victory over Tompkins Cortland CC.  The Pioneers finish 5-9 overall and 5-7 in Region III play.

Sunday Baseball & Softball Washed Out
Sun, Apr 25th, 2010

The scheduled baseball and softball doubleheader for Sunday April 25th have been washed out.  The baseball team was scheduled to play Onondaga CC and no make-up date has been announced while the softball team was scheduled to play Tompkins Cortland CC and will now play on May 8th beginning at 1 p.m.

Pioneers and Tribunes Split Wild DH
Sat, Apr 24th, 2010

Alfred State and Monroe CC split a high scoring Region III Division II baseball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.  Monroe won the opener 12-7 while Alfred won the nightcap 9-6.