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August 2011


Baseball Falls in Fall Opener
Wed, Aug 31st, 2011

The Alfred State College baseball team could not get the offense and dropped a pair to Mercyhurst North East, 2-1 and 3-0, in their 2011 fall season opener.  The Pioneers were a combined 2-20 in the doubleheader with runners on base.

Olson a Discussant at Symposium in Washington, D.C.
Tue, Aug 30th, 2011

Rex Olson, director of Counseling Services at Alfred State College, served as a discussant at the symposium, “Psychology as a STEM Discipline and as Logos of the Soul: The Critical Necessity of the Humanities for Psychological Science,” at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington, D.C., in August.

Lawrence Recipient of Superior Paper Award 2011 From ASABE
Tue, Aug 30th, 2011

Dr. Matthew LawrenceAlfred State College Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Dr. Matthew Lawrence recently was the recipient, along with his co-authors, of a Superior Paper Award 2011 from the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (ASABE).

HIT Program Granted Continuing Accreditation by CAHIM
Mon, Aug 29th, 2011

The health information technology program at Alfred State College has been granted continuing accreditation by CAHIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education).

Rhoades Presented at Conference in Washington, DC
Mon, Aug 29th, 2011

Dr. Ron A. RhoadesDr. Ron A. Rhoades, CFP, assistant professor in the financial planning program, recently presented at the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.'s registered programs conference in Washington, DC, in August.

Students to Help Rebuild Two Cities Ravaged by Hurricane Katrina
Mon, Aug 29th, 2011

Semester in the South 2011 group with President AndersonFor the second consecutive year, Alfred State College senior carpentry students enrolled in the College’s Building Trades programs embarked on a “Semester in the South” where they will use the skills they acquired during their first year of study

Field Set for 2011 ASC Volleyball Invitational
Mon, Aug 29th, 2011

The field and brackets are set for the 2011 Alfred State College Volleyball Invitational.  The Pioneers welcome seven teams to the Orvis Activities Center on Saturday for the all-day event.

Schedule Set for East-West Showdown
Mon, Aug 29th, 2011

The Alfred State College men's soccer team will open up their 2011-12 season this weekend at the East-West Showdown.  The rotating tournament will be held at SUNY Delhi this season.

Staff to Embark On Relief Trip to Minot, ND
Thu, Aug 25th, 2011

The five staff members, Gregory Sammons, University Police chief; Chanel Wright, executive assistant to the college president; Liz Raterman, director, Multicultural Affairs; Deb Mayes, staff assistant, Technology Services; and Scott Bingham, officer, University Police, will work with All Hands Volunteers which will house and feed volunteers on site at their headquarters.

ASC Host to North America's Largest Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education
Thu, Aug 25th, 2011

Alfred State College is proud to announce our involvement as a Campus Host Sponsor for the AASHE 2011 Conference and EXPO in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Oct. 9, 2011. This annual three-day conference presented by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), is the largest North American conference focused on sustainability in higher education, expected to draw over 2,500 participants to Pittsburgh, from more than 10 countries.

Sept. 11 Events Planned
Wed, Aug 24th, 2011

Alfred State College will remember those who lost their lives and those who risked their lives as a result of the attack on the World Trade Center 10 years ago with three days of activities which are open to the public.

Wright Named Executive Assistant to the President
Wed, Aug 10th, 2011

Chanel WrightChanel Wright, Addison, has been named executive assistant to the president of Alfred State College. In this new position, Wright provides operational and programmatic support for the day-to-day activities of the President’s Office in addition to overseeing special projects and programs strategic to the College’s future. She engages in extensive interaction with all levels of internal and external campus constituencies, including College Counc

Governor Cuomo Signs NYSUNY2020 Bill
Tue, Aug 9th, 2011

“I am very pleased that Governor Cuomo has signed the NYSUNY2020 bill, which will result in fair, rational, and predictable tuition increases for SUNY students and their families,” said Alfred State College President Dr. John M. Anderson upon learning of the Governor’s signing the bill into law.

Local Solar Installers Earn Industry’s Most Prestigious Certification
Tue, Aug 2nd, 2011

Electrical Trades Department, Alfred State College, recently earned the industry’s leading recognition of expertise as a certified installer of solar electric systems (aka “photovoltaic” or “PV” systems) from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).

New Student Convocation Planned
Tue, Aug 2nd, 2011

Hornell City Court Judge and associate professor in the Joseph E. Damrath will serve as keynote speaker at the College’s annual New Student Convocation in August.