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February 2011


ASC Wrestlers Finish 3rd at Districts
Sun, Feb 13th, 2011

Five members of the Alfred State College wrestling team finished in the top three of their weight class as the Pioneers finished 3rd at the 2011 Northeast District Championships.

Pioneer Men Finish 5th at Swim Districts, Women 9th
Sun, Feb 13th, 2011

The Alfred State College men's swimming team finished the 2011 Northeast District/Region III Championships in 5th place out of eight teams while the two Lady Pioneers that competed earned 9th place.

Harrington and Murphy Qualify for Nationals
Sat, Feb 12th, 2011

Brett Harrington (Rochester/Edison) and Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) registered NJCAA Division I National Championships qualifying performances on Saturday at the Kane Invitational at Cornell University.

Strong 2nd Half Leads Kats Past Pioneers
Sat, Feb 12th, 2011

Erie CC shot 60.7% and scored 46 second half points to break open a three-point halftime lead in a 85-67 victory over Alfred State on Saturday.  The #6 ranked Kats improve to 22-2 (11-1 WNYAC) while ASC falls to 4-21.

Lady Pioneers Race Past Kats
Sat, Feb 12th, 2011

Camille Romero (Queens Village/Mary Louis) and Amie Brooks (Pavilion) had big days as the Alfred State College women's basketball team downed Erie CC 73-52.  The win evens the Lady Pioners record at 12-12 (2-6 RIII DII) while the Kats fall to 9-14 (2-6 RIII DII).

Renewable Energy and Conservation Methods Info Night, Feb. 17
Fri, Feb 11th, 2011

This session features a lineup of professionals within the renewable energy fields of PV (solar electric), wind energy, solar thermal, geothermal, and energy conservation and weatherization will speak on the basic terminology and considerations homeowners and business owners need to know.

Hornell Applebee’s and Surfside Tan Join Successful Campus-Town Partnership
Thu, Feb 10th, 2011

The off-campus program, managed by Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services (ACES), is a partnership between the college and area businesses. This is the third year of the program and Applebee’s and Surfside Tan are the 11th and 12th vendors to join.

Balanced Attack Leads Pioneers to Victory
Wed, Feb 9th, 2011

The Alfred State College men's basketball team had seven players score at least nine points as they downed Medaille College JV 85-65 on Wednesday evening.  The Pioneers are now 4-20 on the season.

ACES is Celebrating 65 Years of Service
Wed, Feb 9th, 2011

“We’re excited that we have been of service to our student customers for all these years,” said Stephen Schnorr, ACES executive director. “We’ve been around so long that that we are looking for the grandchildren of some of our first customers to come to Alfred State.”

Taylor Signs With Youngstown State
Wed, Feb 9th, 2011

Sir Aaron Taylor (West Chester/Lincoln Hall) will continue his academic and athletic collegiate career at Youngstown State.  Taylor a second team NJCAA All-American is the third Pioneer in the past ten years to sign with the Penguins.

Pioneers Drop Heartbreaker
Tue, Feb 8th, 2011

Alfred State College led for nearly 38 minutes of their contest versus Mercyhurst North East but the Saints were able to rally late in the 2nd half for a 64-60 victory.  The Saints improve to 16-5 (7-3 WNYAC) while the Pioneers are now 3-20 (0-10 WNYAC).

Cold Shooting Dooms Lady Pioneers
Tue, Feb 8th, 2011

The Alfred State College women's basketball team shot just 16% in the 1st half and were never able to recover in a 59-49 loss to Mercyhurst North East.  The Lady Saints are now 11-8, 6-2 Region III Division II while ASC falls to 11-12, 1-6 RIII DII.

ASC Tangles with Ithaca
Mon, Feb 7th, 2011

The Alfred State College men's basketball team could not hold on to a 2nd half lead as they fell 77-76 to Ithaca College JV on Monday night. 

Tracksters Compete at East Stroudsburg
Sat, Feb 5th, 2011

The Alfred State College indoor track & field team was one of over 30 teams that competed on Saturday at the 12th annual DeSchriver Invitational at East Stroudsburg University.  Byron Jones (Niagara Falls) and David Miller (Elmira Southside) both recorded 2nd place finishes to lead the way

Monroe Rides Hot Shooting
Sat, Feb 5th, 2011

Monroe CC connected on 16-three pointers and shot 51% for the game as they downed Alfred State 108-70 on Saturday.  MCC is now 15-7, (7-1 WNYAC) while ASC is 3-18 (0-9 WNYAC).

Lady Pioneers Downed by Monroe
Sat, Feb 5th, 2011

The Alfred State College women's basketball team fell to NJCAA Division I Monroe CC 95-31 on Saturday afternoon. The loss evens the Lady Pioneers record to 11-11 while the Tribunes are now 14-6.

ASC Among Winners of International Student Design Competition
Fri, Feb 4th, 2011

The architectural design competition, held by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), is open to students of architecture currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program. This year’s project was to design a building to house a Classroom of the Future on a site in Tennessee utilizing tilt-up concrete construction.

ASC to Host SkillsUSA-Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics
Fri, Feb 4th, 2011

Nearly 1,000 BOCES students, their advisers, observers, parents, and guests from Western New York counties, including Allegany, Steuben, Monroe, Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Cattaraugus, and Ontario, will converge on the Alfred State College (462 student competitors) campus and the ASC School of Applied Technology (271 student competitors) campus, Wellsville, where they will compete in their areas of study.

Wrestling Canceled vs. Niagara
Fri, Feb 4th, 2011

Saturday afternoon's wrestling match at Niagara CCC has been canceled.  Alfred State has had the injury bug hit them and will rest up until the Northeast District/Region III Championships on February 13th at Springfield Tech

Jamestown Rallies for Victory
Fri, Feb 4th, 2011

The Alfred State College men’s basketball team led for the first 32 minutes of the game but Jamestown CC tied it and outscored the Pioneers 20-16 in the final eight minutes to earn a 69-65 victory. 

Lady Pioneers Struggle with Jamestown
Fri, Feb 4th, 2011

The Alfred State College women’s basketball team never could get much going as they fell 66-43 to Jamestown CC on Thursday.  ASC falls to 11-10 on the year while JCC improves to 20-5.

Grand Re-opening of Three Remodeled Residence Halls
Thu, Feb 3rd, 2011

Anderson, community members and guests at grand re-opening of remodeled residence hallsDespite the cold of a recent January evening, Alfred State College community members and guests were aglow with good cheer during the grand re-opening of three of the college’s recently remodeled residence halls: Main Gate A, and Main Gate B.

Q & A with Amie Brooks
Wed, Feb 2nd, 2011

Alfred State College freshman guard Amie Brooks (Pavilion) took some time to answer some questions from the ASC Sports Information Department.  Brooks leads the Lady Pioneers in scoring thus far during the 2010-11 season.

Wrestling Canceled for Wednesday
Wed, Feb 2nd, 2011

The Alfred State College wrestling match versus Mercyhurst North East scheduled for tonight (Wed. 2/3) has been canceled and will not be made up.

Kids' Night Out Program Starts Saturday
Wed, Feb 2nd, 2011

The Alfred State College softball team will host a Kids' Night Out program three Saturday's in February.  Kids' Night Out will take place Feb. 5, 12, and 26 at the Orvis Activities Center from 5:30 p.m. until  8 p.m.

Scepaniak Signs with Northern Michigan
Wed, Feb 2nd, 2011

Alfred State College quarterback Cody Scepaniak (Vestal) has signed and is enrolled this spring at Northern Michigan University.  Scepaniak will compete for the starting quarterback job this spring and fall for the Wildcats.

Lady Cougars Ride Hot Shooting to Victory
Tue, Feb 1st, 2011

Genesee CC connected on seven 3-pointers as they rode their hot shooting to a 100-69 victory over Alfred State.  The Lady Pioneers fall to 11-9 (1-4 WNYAC) on the season.

Pioneers Battle Cougars Tough
Tue, Feb 1st, 2011

An undermanned Alfred State College men's basketball team gave Genesee CC all they could handle on Tuesday night.  The eight Pioneers that dressed trailed by only five at half but could never gain the lead in the second half and fell 85-74.

Classes Are Delayed Until Noon Feb. 21, 2011
Tue, Feb 1st, 2011

Due to inclement weather conditions, Alfred State College classes are delayed today, Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, until Noon.

WINS Club Conducts Fund Raiser
Tue, Feb 1st, 2011

WINS Club members with presentsAlfred 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 and household items were also received from the Alfred State community.