May 2011


Employment/Transfer Record of 99 Percent
Tue, May 31st, 2011

The employment and transfer figures are based on an annual survey sent to all ASC graduates; 2010's questionnaire netted a 73 percent response rate from surveyed graduates.

Packard Selected to Participate in Advanced Placement Program Reading
Thu, May 26th, 2011

Mathematics and Physics Department, Alfred State College, has been selected to participate in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Examinations in June.  He will be reading the calculus exams for the ninth consecutive year.

Campus Partner Program Sees Increase In Sales
Tue, May 24th, 2011

“Our Campus Partner Program is important because it’s a win for everyone. The students love the flexibility it provides, the partners gain a marketing advantage, and the community wins because of the added tax revenue from increased sales,” explained Stephen Schnorr, executive director for Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services (ACES), the sponsor of the Campus Partner Program at Alfred State.

Dining Services Team Wins Gold Award From NACUFS
Tue, May 24th, 2011

Olive and Cheese SelectionA Mediterranean cruise in March is always a rare treat; this year at Alfred State College, it was an award-winning event as well. The Dining Services team at Alfred State College has won a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) for a special event it hosted at the college in March.

ASC Receives National Recognition for Community Service
Tue, May 24th, 2011

President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll logoAlfred State was admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging its students, faculty, and staff in meaningful service that achieves measurable results in the community.

l’Institut d’Administration des Entreprises de Lille Signs MOU with Alfred State College
Tue, May 24th, 2011

l’Institut d’Administration des Entreprises de Lille Signs MOU with Alfred State CollegeDr. Dominique Besson, director of the BBA (bachelor in business administration) program at l’Institut d’Administration des Entreprises de Lille (IAE Lille) France, traveled to Alfred State College to sign a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Alfred State to offer joint study abroad

Business Administration Graduate Spearheads Fundraiser
Tue, May 24th, 2011

Graduate Rina Taguchi presents a check to Erin Dickerson, American Red CrossAlfred State College 2011 business administration graduate Rina Taguchi, Saitama, Japan, was recently cited for her role in spearheading a fundraising initiative that garnered $4,669.22 for her native Japan following the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor accidents which have ravaged that country si

Two Engineering Students Awarded Scholarships by ACEC NEW YORK
Tue, May 24th, 2011

Seventeen engineering students attending New York State colleges and universities will receive $45,000 collectively in scholarship money from member firms of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York). The awards are based on the students’ cumulative grade-point average, college activities, work experience and an essay on consulting engineering.

15 Tracksters Earn All-American Honors
Thu, May 19th, 2011

Fifteen members of the Alfred State College outdoor track & field team earned All-American honors at the 2011 NJCAA Division III National Championships held at Pioneer Stadium.  All fifteen athletes earned 2nd team honors with 2nd place finishes in their respective events.

Romero Selected to Play in NJCAA All-Star Event
Sat, May 19th, 2001

Alfred State College women's basketball player Camille Romero (Queens Village/Mary Louis) has been selected to play in the 2011 NJCAA women's basketball coaches' assocation All-Star event at Pensacola State College.

Depew and Harding Named All-WNYAC
Wed, May 18th, 2011

Alfred State College sophomore softball players Angela Depew (Wellsville) and Amber Harding (Fillmore) have earned All-WNYAC honors.  Depew was a 1st team selection while Harding was named 2nd team.

Frey and Smith Named All-Region
Wed, May 18th, 2011

Alfred State College sophomores JP Frey (Erie, PA) and Kevan Smith (Cicero North Syracuse) were both named 1st team All-Region selections this past weekend.  Frey and Smith helped the Pioneers to a 14-14 mark this spring.

Leadership, Sportsmanship, and Academic Awards Handed Out
Tue, May 17th, 2011

The Alfred State College athletic department handed out the Leadership, Sportsmanship, and Academic awards recently at the college's annual end of year banquet.  Cody Dill (Unatego) and Angela Depew (Wellsville) were the recipients of the leadership award, Andy Jones (Milford) and Amber Harding (Fillmore) received the sportsmanship awards, and Alex Farrell (N. Tonawanda), Charise Nankivell (Hornell), and Andrea Presher (Prattsburgh) won the academic awards.

Students Heading to Haiti to Lend a Hand
Mon, May 16th, 2011

ASC students in HaitiJust as most college students are planning for some fun in the summer sun, 23 Alfred State College students are heading for the tropics of Haiti to lend a hand (or 46) in the rebuilding of that island nation, more than a year after the devastating January 2010 earthquake.

Alfred State College 100th Commencement Ceremony
Fri, May 13th, 2011

Graduates and stage at the 100th Commencement CeremonyNearly 600 two- and four-year graduates, their families, professors, and friends were on hand Sunday, May 15, as Alfred State College honored its 100th graduating class. Presiding over the ceremony, which was held at McLane Center on neighboring Alfred University’s campus, was Dr. John M. Anderson, college president.

Longtime AD Kathy Feldman Retires
Fri, May 13th, 2011

Kathy Feldman CoachingOne of the fixtures of the Alfred State College athletic department for the past 30 years has been Kathy Feldman.  This winter, Feldman announced her retirement and served her last day at the college on May 13.

Murphy and Johnson Named Freshman Athletes of the Year
Fri, May 13th, 2011

Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) and Colter Johnson (Warren, PA) were named the 2011 Alfred State College freshman athletes of the year.  Murphy ran to All-American honors in track & field while Johnson punted his way to All-American on the football gridiron.

Parks and Frey Named Senior Athletes of the Year
Fri, May 13th, 2011

Mo Parks (Avoca) and JP Frey (Erie, PA) have been named the 2011 Alfred State College senior athletes of the year.  Parks was a two-year member of the soccer and track & field teams while Frey has been a mainstay on the baseball team the past two years.

Williams Named Dean of SMET
Wed, May 11th, 2011

Dr. Stephen Havlovic, vice president for Academic Affairs.

2010-11 Student Employee of the Year Winner and Nominees
Wed, May 11th, 2011

Students who were nominated for Student Employee of the YearJennifer Forsberg, Jamestown, a technology management major at Alfred State College, has been named the 2010-11 Alfred State College Student Employee of the Year. Forsberg works in the Annual Giving Office and was nominated by her supervisor Danielle White, director of Annual Giving.

Leon Buckwalter and John Buckwalter Will Travel to Use Their Skills
Wed, May 11th, 2011

Leon BuckwalterJohn D. Buckwalter Physical and Health Sciences, will travel to Poland and

Masonry Students Receive Award for Excellence in Trowel Trades
Wed, May 11th, 2011

Stephen Richard, Charles Jessup, Jermaine Helire, Pat Palmer, Brian Johnson, and Ben PalmerThis award is given to outstanding students in the masonry curriculum. This year’s winners, Jermaine Helire, Auburn, and Brian Johnson, Black Creek, each received $500 checks.

Pioneers Lacrosse Garners Honors
Wed, May 11th, 2011

The Alfred State College lacrosse team had four players honored by Region III and two players honored by the Western New York Athletic Conference.

Depew Named All-Region
Wed, May 11th, 2011

Sophomore outfielder Angie Depew (Wellsville) has been named 2nd team All-Region following the Lady Pioneers 2011 campaign.  Depew was named All-WNYAC 1st team following her freshman year.

ASC Breaks Ground For New Student Leadership Center
Tue, May 10th, 2011

Student Leadership Center ground breaking ceremony - dignitaries holding golden shovels standing near a pile of dirtPresident Dr. John M. Anderson welcomed dignitaries to campus recently as he, and they, broke ground for the college’s new Student Leadership Center.  The Center, destined to be unique to higher educ

ASC Is Going Smoke-free
Tue, May 10th, 2011

For the health of our community, ASC is going smoke-free effective July 1, 2011.

Smoking will be prohibited on campus except in outside designated smoking areas. See the Wellsville campus map for designated areas.

Lady Pioneers Close out Season
Sun, May 8th, 2011

The Alfred State College softball team closed out their season this weekend with doubleheader losses to Tompkins Cortland CC and Corning CC.  The Lady Pioneers finish the 2011 campaign with a 10-22 overall mark and a 7-15 record in Region III Division III play.

Pioneer Men and Women Finish Track Nationals in 4th
Sat, May 7th, 2011

The Alfred State College outdoor track & field team completed the 2011 NJCAA Division III National Championships with 4th place finishes.  The women scored 83.5 points while the men finished with 61.

Harper Sweeps Track Nationals
Sat, May 7th, 2011

Harper College (IL) claimed both the men's and women's titles at the 2011 NJCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships.  The Harper women won by nearly 40 points while the men won by 23.

Mohawk Valley and Harper Lead after Day 2 of Track Nationals
Fri, May 6th, 2011

The Mohawk Valley CC women's team holds a one point lead while Harper College's men's team leads by 18 after the second day of the NJCAA Division III Track & Field at Pioneer Stadium.  The Pioneer men sit in 4th place while the women are in 8th.