Skip to main content

January 2012


Pioneers Upend Jaguars
Tue, Jan 31st, 2012

The Alfred State men's basketball team starting five all had big performances as the Pioneers downed JCC-Olean 78-68 in a WNYAC contest on Tuesday.  The blue & gold are now 6-13 on the season and snap a eight game slide.

Brooks and Hunt Named Athletes of the Week
Mon, Jan 30th, 2012

Women's basketball player Amie Brooks (Pavilion) and wrestler Justin Hunt (Ripley) have been named the Alfred State athletes of the week by the SID office.

Swimmers Compete at Jamestown
Sat, Jan 28th, 2012

The Alfred State swimming team wrapped up the regular season at the Jamestown Invitational on Saturday.  The men's team scored 261 points in the four team competition to earn 2nd place while the women scored 34 points on the day.

Hunt Wins Title at JCC Open
Sat, Jan 28th, 2012

Justin Hunt (Ripley) won the 141 lb. weight class to lead the Alfred State wrestling team at the annual Jamestown Open.  Tyler Peet (Unadilla Valley) also placed, earning a 2nd place finish at 149 lbs.

Pioneers Compete at Bucknell
Sat, Jan 28th, 2012

The Alfred State indoor track & field team had numerous performance improvements at the two-day Bucknell Open. The Pioneers were the lone two-year college in the 16 team field.

Big Run Dooms Pioneers
Sat, Jan 28th, 2012

Alfred State led 33-27 at half but Mercyhurst North East used a 23-2 run early in the 2nd half to grab control for a 69-64 victory in another tight WNYAC battle at the Orvis Activities Center. The Pioneers closed to within four in the final seconds but couldn't get any closer.

Lady Pioneers Drop Heartbreaker
Sat, Jan 28th, 2012

Mercyhurst North East connected on four of six foul shots in the final two minutes as they broke a 60-60 tie to earn a 64-60 win over Alfred State on Saturday. The contest featured five ties and seven lead changes.

From Alfred to Astrakhan – A Fulbright Semester in Russia
Fri, Jan 27th, 2012

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor New Horizon Forum’s spring semester events with “From Alfred to Astrakhan – A Fulbright Semester in Russia.” The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in Room 215 of the School of Engineering Technology Building from 7-8:30 p.m. The public is invited and a reception with refreshments will follow.

NCCC Holds Off Pioneers Rally
Thu, Jan 26th, 2012

Niagara CCC used a 22-6 run to start the 2nd half and then held off a furious Alfred State rally to win 71-67 in a back and forth WNYAC contest at the Orvis Activities Center. 

Lady Pioneers Race Past Thunderwolves
Thu, Jan 26th, 2012

Twelve different Lady Pioneers scored and three finished in double figures as Alfred State defeated Niagara CCC 87-45 to improve to 10-6 on the season (1-1 Region III Division II).

Wrestlers Upend Jamestown
Thu, Jan 26th, 2012

The Alfred State wrestling team returned to action for the first time in nearly eight weeks with a 21-10 victory over Jamestown CC on Wednesday.  The Pioneers have now won three straight dual matches and are 4-3 on the season.

Pioneers Down Jayhawks in the Pool
Wed, Jan 25th, 2012

The Alfred State men's swimming team improved to 5-1 in dual meet this season with a 107-55 victory over Jamestown CC. In ladies action, JCC earned a 96-11 victory.

Murphy and Miller Named Athletes of the Week
Wed, Jan 25th, 2012

Indoor track & field athletes Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) and David Miller (Elmira Southside) have been named the Alfred State Athletes of the Week. Murphy and Miller have had solid showings in the Pioneers first two meets of the season.

Pioneers Can't Solve Tribunes
Tue, Jan 24th, 2012

After limiting Monroe CC to just 19 points in the 1st half, the Alfred State men's basketball team couldn't hold the Tribunes offense down in the 2nd half and fell 62-39 to the Tribunes.  ASC is now 5-11 overall and 0-3 in WNYAC play.

Lady Pioneers Hang Tough
Tue, Jan 24th, 2012

The Alfred State women's basketball team hung tough versus Monroe CC but fell 83-55 to the NJCAA Division I power.  The Lady Pioneers are now 9-6 on the season.

Clark Named a 2011 Appalachian Teaching Fellow
Mon, Jan 23rd, 2012

Group photo at Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) conference in Washington, DC.Clark, project manager on this grant, and architectural technology faculty members Jeffrey Johnston, William Dean, and Rex Simpson, accompanied six students who presented “Master Planning: Cuba, New York Phase II.”

Men's Swim Team 4th at Erie
Mon, Jan 23rd, 2012

The Alfred State College men's swimming team continued its season with a 4th place finish at the Erie CC Invitational. ASC scored 204 points in the competition that featured six teams competing at the Flickenger Center.

Tracksters Compete in Ohio
Sat, Jan 21st, 2012

The Alfred State College indoor track & field team competed in Geneva, OH at the SPIRE North Coast Open on Saturday.  Tara Murphy (Rochester/Wilson) qualified for the NJCAA National Championships with a strong performance in the 800 m.

Lady Pioneers Drop Wild Contest
Sat, Jan 21st, 2012

The Alfred State College women's basketball team opened up Region III Division II play with a wild contest that was back and forth and needed five extra minutes to determine a winner.  After 45 minutes, Erie CC escaped the Orvis Activities Center with a 68-66 win over the Lady Pioneers.

#8 Erie Downs ASC
Sat, Jan 21st, 2012

#8 Erie CC had 13 different players score as they downed Alfred State 84-60 in their first home game of 2012.  ECC raced out to a 40-19 lead at halftime behind 41% shooting and six three-pointers.

Lady Pioneers open up 2012 with Win
Thu, Jan 19th, 2012

The Alfred State College women's basketball team got back on the court for the first time in over a month with a 64-46 victory at Pitt-Titusville on Thursday.  The Lady Pioneers are now 9-4 on the season heading into their WNYAC opener on Saturday.

ASC's Template for Success: Infusing Sustainability
Thu, Jan 19th, 2012

Read our success story on the SEED (Sustainability Education & Economic Development) Web site. This article includes information about our programs that lead to green careers, our zero energy green home, and COSA.

2nd Half Rally Falls Short
Tue, Jan 17th, 2012

The Alfred State College men's basketball team trailed by as many as 11 in the 2nd half but rallied to cut the lead to two points in the final minute but could fully overcome the deficit.  JCC-Olean earned the 72-68 victory in the WNYAC opener for the Pioneers.

Fuller Presents Research Paper at NCAA Convention
Tue, Jan 17th, 2012

Dr. Rhema Fuller, assistant professor of sport management at Alfred State College, recently presented a research paper entitled “A Tipping Point?: The Impact of Stereotypes and Racial Discrimination on the Academic Outcomes of African American Male College Athletes,” at the 2012 NCAA Convention in Indianapolis, IN.

Cronin Named Interim Baseball Coach
Mon, Jan 16th, 2012

Jason Cronin has been named the Alfred State College interim baseball coach.  Cronin brings with him nearly fifteen years of coaching experience.

Indoor Track Opens Season at RIT
Sat, Jan 14th, 2012

The Alfred State College indoor track & field opened up their 2012 season with a strong showing at the RIT Tiger Invitational.  David Miller (Elmira Southside) highlighted the day by qualifying for the NJCAA National Championship in the pole vault.

Men's Swim Team Wins Herkimer Title
Sat, Jan 14th, 2012

The Alfred State College men's swimming team dove into the 2012 portion of their season with a 1st place finish at the Herkimer CCC January Sprint Invitational.  The Pioneers scored 216 points to win the event.

President Anderson Reacts to SUNY Chancellor Zimpher’s State of the University Address
Thu, Jan 12th, 2012

The Chancellor’s plan to “get down to business” following a year of milestone accomplishments, will capitalize on SUNY’s “systemness” to lower costs, enhance productivity, and elevate the importance of degree completion within SUNY, the country’s largest comprehensive system of public higher education.

Drama Club to Present Staged Reading of The Laramie Project
Thu, Jan 12th, 2012

The play is based on an incident that took place in 1998 when Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student registered at the University of Wyoming, was tied to a cattle fence, beaten about the head, robbed, and left to die on a bitterly cold night in October.

Financial Planning Students Quoted in Publications
Wed, Jan 11th, 2012

“These students work very hard, and they are excited about joining the financial planning profession. The exposure to the real world of advisers is invaluable,” said Dr. Ron Rhoades, CFP, assistant professor in the Business Department of Alfred State College, and curriculum coordinator of its financial planning program and NAPFA board member who coordinated the trip.