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August 2012


Football Opener Cancelled
Fri, Aug 31st, 2012

The Alfred State football team's 2012 season opener vs. Brockport JV slated for Labor Day has been cancelled. The two teams will not make-up the game but Alfred will look to find a game for their open week to make up for this cancellation.

Pioneers Fall to TC3
Wed, Aug 29th, 2012

The Alfred State men's soccer team fell 4-1 to Tompkins Cortland CC in their 2012 season opener. TC3 improves to 2-1 on the season.

Pioneers Drop Season Opener
Wed, Aug 29th, 2012

The Alfred State baseball team fell in both halves of their WNYAC season opening doubleheader vs. Mercyhurst North East. The Saints earned 10-5 and 15-3 wins to improve to 4-0, 2-0 WNYAC on the season.

Havlovic and Nixon Promoted
Wed, Aug 29th, 2012

Dr. Stephen HavlovicValerie NixonAlfred State’s Dr. Stephen Havlovic Promoted to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Valerie Nixon Promoted to Executive Vice President

Volleyball Team Set to Host Alfred State Invitational
Tue, Aug 28th, 2012

The 2012 Alfred State volleyball season will kick off on Saturday when the Lady Pioneers welcome seven teams to the annual Alfred State Invitational. The blue & gold will begin play with a 9 a.m. contest with Baltimore City CC.

Students Depart for Semester of Service
Tue, Aug 28th, 2012

Semester of Service in Biloxi and New OrleansFourteen Alfred State building trades students began a 12-week project-based learning assignment Friday when they departed from the Alfred Campus for Biloxi, Mississippi.

Rhoades Authors Book; Presents at Certified Financial Planner Board
Mon, Aug 27th, 2012

Dr. Ron A. Rhoadesfinancial planning program, recently authored a new book, My Success Journal: Propel Yourself to Greater Success in College, Business and Life. This workbook provides 12 weeks of exercises which serve to enhance students’ abilities to succeed.

Lady Pioneers Fall in Opener
Sat, Aug 25th, 2012

The Alfred State women's soccer team fell 3-0 to Monroe (Bronx) College in their 2012 season opener. The game played in Rochester was part of the Monroe CC Invitational The Mustangs finished their trip to Rochester with a 2-0 record.

Successful Run at Bonneville Salt Flats
Fri, Aug 24th, 2012

Honda Insight HybridThe Alfred State team succeeded in achieving a peak speed of just over 110 mph using a modified Honda Insight Hybrid donated by an Alfred alumnus.

Alfred State Offers Beginner Motorcycle Rider Course
Fri, Aug 24th, 2012

motorcycle course thumbnailThis course is for individuals looking to obtain their motorcycle license and is a combination of classroom and hands-on motorcycle training for those with little or no experience in riding a motorcycle.

Alfred State Awarded Chapter Status by NECA
Fri, Aug 24th, 2012

“Meaningful connections with industry leaders, is just one of the ways we prepare students to meet and exceed industry standards,” said Clark, adding, “it is also one of the reasons why Alfred State can boast a 99 percent placement rate.”

Students Make a Difference in Haiti with Project-Based Learning
Fri, Aug 24th, 2012

Students Erin Baum in HaitiEarlier this summer, the two most recent groups of students to travel to Haiti – 24 students in all – completed 10 days of work-intensive learning at the Haiti Health Ministry in Leogane.

Alfred State Program Helps Displaced Workers Secure Full-Time Employment
Thu, Aug 23rd, 2012

CNC machining trainingAn Alfred State training program for CNC precision machining has helped six displaced workers in Allegany County secure full-time employment in CNC machining.

New Student Convocation -- 2012
Thu, Aug 23rd, 2012

New Student Convocation 2012Hundreds gathered to hear opening remarks and welcome the incoming class of 1,300 students who join the Alfred community from around the state and around the world.

Streater Creating a Buzz at Raider Camp
Wed, Aug 15th, 2012

Updated 8/21: Former Alfred State football player Rod Streater is creating a buzz around the Oakland Raiders and the NFL after his performance in his first preseason game vs. the Dallas Cowboys. Streater, an undrafted free agent, spent a year as a safety and a year at wide receiver wearing the Pioneer blue & gold before transferring to Temple University for his final two years of college eligibility.

Automotive Students Prepare for Record Run at Bonneville Salt Flats
Wed, Aug 8th, 2012

Honda Insight HybridTen students and four faculty members from the Alfred State Automotive Trades Department are traveling to the famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah this week to attempt to break the land speed record for 1 liter automobiles.