Dr. Douglas Pierson, (VMD) Alfred State College assistant professor, Agriculture and Veterinary Technology Department, who previously lived and worked as a veterinary field worker in Haiti as part of Christian Veterinary Mission before joining ASC, coordinated a relief trip to Haiti after commencement.
The 2010 Alfred State College football schedule features some new opponents as the Pioneers look to improve on their 5-5 season in 2009.
The WINS Club recently conducted its Spring fund raiser to donate money for perishable items to area food pantries. Three checks totaling $180 were sent to Alfred Station Food Pantry, the Salvation Army in Wellsville, and Steuben Rural Ministry.
Alfred State's Carey Crooker (Addison) and Masanari Yamamoto (Tokyo, Japan) were honored by the Western New York Athletic Conference at the annual athletic director's meeting. Crooker was named the co-freshman athlete of the year while Yamamoto was named the academic male athlete of the year.
The college’s winners included the 2009-10 Viewbook, an overview of the college published annually for recruitment purposes; Transitions magazine, Fall 2009 issue, the college and alumni periodical; and the video “Small College, Big Dreams,” featuring College President Dr. John M. Anderson delineating the strategic initiatives of Alfred State.
Fifty-nine percent of the ’09 graduates who responded to the survey are employed, while 40 percent opted to continue their education. One percent remain available for employment. Among those employed, 87 percent are working in jobs related to their college field of study.
Four members of the 2010 Alfred State College lacrosse team have earned All-WNYAC honors. Ryan Speciale (Corning West) and Chase Bailey (Corning West) were named to the 1st team while James Moss (Hilton) and Nick Young (West Seneca West) were 2nd team selections.