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March 2011


Education and Collaboration to Protect Healthcare Consumers Highlighted During Health Information Privacy and Security Week
Thu, Mar 31st, 2011

As technology continues to shape the future of healthcare, it is important for healthcare consumers to be aware of potential security and privacy risks. Continuing its commitment to address these growing issues surrounding the privacy and security of health information, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) will sponsor (with the support of Crowe Horwath) the seventh annual Health Information Privacy and Security Week, April 11 - 17. This year’s theme is “United in a Mission to Protect Information.”

#10 Genesee Downs ASC
Wed, Mar 30th, 2011

The Alfred State College lacrosse team couldn't down #10 Genesee CC in their final road game before opening up the home portion of their schedule.  The Cougars improved to 5-1 with a 22-10 victory.

a glimpse, spark & flash, Jen Pepper in Llewellyn Gallery
Wed, Mar 30th, 2011

Work by Jen PepperJen Pepper's recent work, a glimpse, spark & flash, an installation of sculpture and video, may be viewed at the Llewellyn Gallery in Room 312 of the Engineering Science Building on the Alfred State College campus through Friday April 8. She will return to Alfred State for an artist talk in the gallery on Friday, April 8, at 4 p.m. This talk is free and open to the public. Regular gallery hours are Monday through Fr

ASC to Celebrate Earth Day
Wed, Mar 30th, 2011

Alfred State College will celebrate Earth Day with a week filled with activities and events beginning Monday, April 18, 2011.

Wesley Appointed VP for Institutional Advancement
Wed, Mar 30th, 2011

Dr. Derek WesleyAs vice president for Institutional Advancement, Wesley is responsible for all fundraising activities at the college including annual giving, planned giving, major gifts, and capital campaigns.

Engle Honored With NACADA Advising Excellence Award
Mon, Mar 28th, 2011

Educational Opportunity Program) counselor at Alfred State College has been honored with a NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Region 1 Advising Excellence Award, which was presented to her at a conference held recently in Burlington, VT, where she presented “The Mid-Semester Reality Check – Creating a Plan for Academic Recovery.”

Laxsters Fall at Herkimer
Sat, Mar 26th, 2011

The Alfred State College lacrosse team struggled in the second half and fell 18-6 to Herkimer CCC in cold and windy conditions.  The Pioneers trailed just 5-3 at half but were outscored 13-3 in the second.

Car Care Awareness Day, Saturday, April 9
Fri, Mar 25th, 2011

Community members are encouraged to bring their cars and light trucks to campus for the following FREE check-up performed by Alfred State College automotive students: lights, fluids, tires, battery, belts and pulleys, and an under-hood inspection. Every car that goes through the inspection process will also receive a car wash FREE of charge.

ASC Presents…A Business Boot Camp for Disabled American Veterans
Fri, Mar 25th, 2011

Each day will include three meals, two classroom instruction periods, and guest speakers. On-campus lodging will be available in close proximity to classroom locations. Participants staying on campus will be required to arrive on Sunday evening, June 5. All materials, as well as expenses for food and lodging, have been donated.

Students to Present Duck Hunter Shoots Angel by Mitch Albom
Thu, Mar 24th, 2011

Students at Alfred State College will present the play Duck Hunter Shoots Angel by Mitch Albom, Thursday and Friday, April 7 and 8, 2011, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 9, at 2 p.m. in the Orvis Activities Center Auditorium on the Alfred campus. Ticket prices: students $2, community members $5. Please note that this play is rated PG-13 for language and mature humor.

Track Ranked #3 in First Poll
Wed, Mar 23rd, 2011

The Alfred State College men's and women's track & field team is ranked #3 in the first NJCAA Division III national poll of the 2011 season. 

Classes Canceled Due to Inclement Weather; Wed. March 23, 2011
Wed, Mar 23rd, 2011

Wednesday, March 23, 2011.  All classes and activities for Alfred State College have been canceled for the rest of the day/evening.

Classes Are Delayed Until Noon March 23, 2011
Wed, Mar 23rd, 2011

Due to inclement weather conditions, Alfred State College classes are delayed today, Wednesday, March 23, 2011, until Noon.

Spring Poetry Reading, March 29
Tue, Mar 22nd, 2011

Members of the English and Humanities Department at Alfred State College are preparing for their spring poetry reading, Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in the Allegany Room of Central Dining Hall on the Alfred State College campus. This event is open to the public free of charge.

ASC, AU, and Sunnking Are Joining Forces During Earth Week
Tue, Mar 22nd, 2011

Enjoying that new iPad, but don’t know what to do with the clunky desktop it replaced? Alfred State College, Alfred University, and Sunnking Electronics Recycling are joining forces during Earth Week to help you out.

HVCC Wins a Game of Runs
Sat, Mar 19th, 2011

Hudson Valley CC used two big runs in a 16-9 victory over Alfred State on Saturday in a contest played at RPI.  The Pioneers are now 0-2 on the young season.

Pioneers compete at Battleground Relays
Sat, Mar 19th, 2011

The Alfred State College track and field team had another strong showing at the second day of the Battleground Relays at Mary Washington University. The blue & gold was one of 12 teams in the two-day competition snd had numerous athletes qualify for nationals.

Track opens Outdoor Season at Battleground Relays
Fri, Mar 18th, 2011

The Alfred State College outdoor track & field team opened up their season at the Battleground Relays hosted by Mary Washington University (Fredericksburg, VA).

Pioneers Squeeze Past Rock Valley
Thu, Mar 17th, 2011

The Alfred State College baseball team closed out their trip to Cocoa, FL by squeezing past Rock Valley (IL) College 2-1 on Thursday.  The blue & gold won their final four games of their trip to head back to Alfred with a 4-3 mark.

Lacrosse Drops Season Opener
Thu, Mar 17th, 2011

The Alfred State College lacrosse team fell 11-4 to Delaware Tech (Terry Campus) in their 2011 season opener.  The Pioneers trailed 5-4 at half but the Hawks held them scoreless the rest of way to improve to 2-5 on the season.

Lady Pioneers Wrap Up Southern Trip
Thu, Mar 17th, 2011

The Alfred State College softball team fell twice as they closed out their annual trip to Myrtle Beach, SC on Thursday.  ASC fell 14-1 to Delaware Tech and 10-1 to Rochester (MN) CTC.

Pioneers Win 3rd Straight
Wed, Mar 16th, 2011

The Alfred State College baseball team evened up their record at 3-3 with their third straight victory, 7-4 over Franciscan University (OH) JV on Wednesday.

Big Innings Cost Lady Pioneers
Wed, Mar 16th, 2011

The Lady Pioneers gave up big inning in both of their contests on Wednesday as they fell twice, 8-0 to Herkimer CCC and 9-6 to Danville (IL) Area College, in Myrtle Beach, SC.  The Lady Pioneers head into their final day of their trip with a 1-5 mark.

Pioneers Blanks Alice Lloyd
Tue, Mar 15th, 2011

Anthony Espe (Union Endicott) led the Alfred State College baseball team in a 10-0 victory over Alice Lloyd (KY) College JV on Tuesday.  The win improves the Pioneers to 2-3 on their trip to Cocoa, FL.

Lady Pioneers Split in Myrtle
Tue, Mar 15th, 2011

The Alfred State College softball team split a doubleheader on day two of their trip to Myrtle Beach, SC.  The Lady Pioneers fell 7-1 to Region III foe Genesee CC but bounced back for a 10-1 victory over Dutchess CC.

Pioneers Win First of Season
Mon, Mar 14th, 2011

The Alfred State College baseball used a five-run 2nd inning en route to their first victory of the 2011 season, 8-6 over Rock Valley (IL) College.  The Pioneers are now 1-3 halfway through their trip to Cocoa, FL.

Volk Explains History of Alfred to Honors Program Members
Mon, Mar 14th, 2011

Sherry Volk, Anita (Duoduo) Gu, and Nicole AgostaBeginning with ancient geologic history and ending with events as recent as Alfred’s nationally recognized “Traffic Light Celebration,” Volk entertained everyone with facts often known to only a small number of Alfred insiders.

Health Coordinator Brings Wellness to Employees
Mon, Mar 14th, 2011

Patty Amidon and Meghan Chace holding weightsIn a time of busy schedules and frigid winter temperatures that kept many college faculty and staff from their lunchtime campus walks, Patty Amidon, coordinator of health & peer education at Alfred State College, decided to help employees exercise by taking wellness to their offices. Thus began the Wellness Office Workout Program.

Softball Falls in Season Opener DH
Mon, Mar 14th, 2011

The Alfred State College softball team didn't get the offense going as they fell 7-3 to Mercer (NJ) CC and 8-0 to Sussex (NJ) CC in their 2011 season opener.

Pioneers Fall in Extras
Sun, Mar 13th, 2011

For the second day in a row, the Alfred State College baseball team fell in eight innings.  Sunday, the blue & gold fell 8-7 to ASA Institute.