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November 2012


Students to Host Annual Holiday Buffet Dinner in Wellsville, Dec. 6
Fri, Nov 30th, 2012

Alfred State culinary arts students will be hosting their annual Holiday Buffet dinner at the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 5-7 p.m.

Lakers Win Low Scoring Affair
Thu, Nov 29th, 2012

Finger Lakes CC pulled off a 52-45 victory over Alfred State on Thursday night in a low scoring affair.  The Pioneers were slowed down by 20 turnovers and are now 4-4 on the year.

Lady Pioneers Ease Past FLCC
Thu, Nov 29th, 2012

Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) had a monster game as she recorded her sixth straight double-double as Alfred State defeated Finger Lakes CC 65-50.  With the win the Lady Pioneers are 7-2 on the season.

Balanced Attack Leads Pioneers Past Elmira JV
Wed, Nov 28th, 2012

The Alfred State men's basketball team had seven players score at least five points as they defeated Elmira College JV 65-38.  The Pioneers improve to 4-3 on the year.

CNC machining training program helping dislocated workers in Allegany County
Tue, Nov 27th, 2012

Thomas Willets of Scio works on a lathe machineEleven area residents have completed a CNC machining training program through Alfred State which prepares dislocated workers in Allegany County for employment opportunities with area businesses.

“Sing Me to Winter” to be performed by vocal ensemble Dec. 7
Tue, Nov 27th, 2012

Alfred State’s vocal ensemble, “Voices!” will present a winter concert on Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. in the Cappadonia Auditorium in the Orvis Activities Center. Admission is free and open to the public.

Lady Pioneers Rally for Victory
Mon, Nov 26th, 2012

The Alfred State women's basketball team held Penn College to just 22 points in the 2nd half and rallied for a 66-62 victory.  The Lady Pioneers are now 6-2 on the year while the Lady Wildcats fall to 2-3.

Date stone ceremony commemorates start of construction on Student Leadership Center
Tue, Nov 20th, 2012

date stone ceremonyNew York State Senator Catharine Young (R-Olean) joined special guests of Alfred State recently to see a large granite stone engraved with the year '2011' placed at the entrance of the new Student Leadership Center (SLC) on the Alfred campus.

Hinkle Memorial Library to Exhibit White House Christmas card collection
Tue, Nov 20th, 2012

A collection of White House Christmas cards will be exhibited at the Hinkle Memorial Library Gallery on the Alfred State campus, Dec. 10-17. An opening reception for the public will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Holmok and Moore Named Region Coaches of the Year
Tue, Nov 20th, 2012

Women's soccer coach Anne Holmok and women's cross country coach Gary Moore have been named Region III Coaches of the Year by their peers following very successful fall season.

Platt and Rusek Earn All-American Honors
Tue, Nov 20th, 2012

Jedadiah Platt (Appleton/Barker) and Jordan Rusek (Buffalo/Williamsville East) earned NJCAA DIII All-American honors following their top-15 finishes at the National Championships. Platt and Rusek were the top two runners for Alfred State all season long.

Construction Management Students Earn 3rd Place Honor in Major Competition
Mon, Nov 19th, 2012

Region 1 competitionSix Alfred State construction management engineering technology students placed third in the Associated Schools of Construction, Region 1 competition, a major east coast event held last week in Morristown, NJ.

Community Garden featured in new National Wildlife Federation Case Study
Mon, Nov 19th, 2012

“We are very pleased to see our community garden gain national recognition,” said Julian Dautremont-Smith, Alfred State’s chief sustainability officer. “The garden has generated a great deal of excitement on campus and in the community and is helping people connect more directly with their food production and consumption, a key for sustainability.”

Eight Football Players Named All-Region
Mon, Nov 19th, 2012

Eight members of the Alfred State football team have been named All-Region following the Pioneers 5-4 season. The blue & gold finished the year as the runner-up in Region III.

Four Lady Pioneers Named All-Region
Mon, Nov 19th, 2012

Four members of the Alfred State women's soccer team have been named All-Region. Kali Muhleisen (Alfred Almond), Hannah Holmok (Alfred Almond), Kelsey Murray (Greece Olympia) and Maura Tuffey (Albany/Holy Names) were all 1st team selections.

Witchella and Thone Named Athletes of the Week
Mon, Nov 19th, 2012

Basketball player Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) and swimmer Danielle Thone (Wappingers Falls/Roy Ketcham) have been named the Alfred State athletes of the week.

Pioneers Down Mustangs
Sun, Nov 18th, 2012

The Alfred State men's basketball team got great bench play as they defeated Monroe College JV 62-55 in the consolation game of the Alfred State Tournament.  The Pioneers are now 3-3 on the season heading into the Thanksgiving break.

Lady Pioneers Run out of Gas
Sat, Nov 17th, 2012

Playing for the second time in less than eight hours, the Alfred State women's basketball team ran out of gas in the 2nd half and fell 73-66 to Fulton Montgomery CC.  The Pioneers fall to 5-2 on the year while FMCC improves to 7-0.

Pioneers Compete at NYS Championships
Sat, Nov 17th, 2012

The Alfred State wrestling team finished T-18th at the annual NYS Collegiate Championships held at Cornell on Saturday.  The tournament features wrestlers from every college, NCAA DI, DIII, and NJCAA, in New York that has a wrestling program.

Pioneers Hang Tough but Fall to Rockland
Sat, Nov 17th, 2012

The Alfred State men's basketball team slowed down Rockland CC's high octane offense but the Hawks were able to pull out a 60-51 victory in a 1st round Alfred State Tournament contest.  The Pioneers are now 2-3 on the year.

Lady Pioneers Suffer First Loss
Sat, Nov 17th, 2012

The Alfred State women's basketball team lost a back and forth contest 75-71 to Westchester CC in the Alfred State Tournament.  The game featured seven ties and ten lead changes.

Thone Leads Swimmers at Herkimer
Sat, Nov 17th, 2012

Danielle Thone (Wappingers Falls/Roy Ketcham) won three events to lead the Alfred State swim team at the Herkimer CCC Fall Invitational. The Pioneer men finished 4th while the women finished 5th in the competition.

Pioneers Even Record
Thu, Nov 15th, 2012

The Alfred State men's basketball team evened up their record with a 61-46 victory over St. John Fisher JV on Thursday evening.  The Pioneers hit seven 3-pointers to key the victory.

Humphrey Fellows Visit for International Week
Thu, Nov 15th, 2012

visiting Humphrey FellowsAlfred State is celebrating International Week this week and kicked off events on Sunday. Nov. 11, with discussions led by a group of visiting Humphrey Fellows on topics that ranged from living in Africa today to arranged marriages, and clean-up work on the Ganges River in India.

Swimmers Compete at Monroe Double Dual
Wed, Nov 14th, 2012

For the second week in a row the Alfred State men's swimming team split a WNYAC double dual match. The Pioneers defeated Mercyhurst North East 89-31 but fell 117-46 to Monroe CC. In the women's competition, Alfred fell 113-28 to Monroe and 68-46 to Mercyhurst NE.

Fogarty Honored with President’s Medallion
Wed, Nov 14th, 2012

President John M. Anderson and College Council Chair Patricia K. Fogarty“The support Pat Fogarty has given Alfred State over the years is immeasurable. It has enabled us to flourish as an institution and to prepare students to shape the world of tomorrow in powerful and meaningful ways,” said Alfred State President John M. Anderson.

Alfred State students help SUNY Old Westbury clean-up after Hurricane Sandy
Wed, Nov 14th, 2012

Old Westbury tripThirty-seven Alfred State students, faculty and staff traveled to SUNY College at Old Westbury on Long Island last Thursday, Nov. 8, to spend the weekend helping the college recover from storm damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.

National Popular Vote Explained at Honors Program
Wed, Nov 14th, 2012

Honors Program membersAlfred State President John Anderson, assisted by daughter Katie Anderson, met recently with Alfred State Honors Program members to explain the ‘national popular vote’ movement regarding the election of the president of the U.S.

Corning Squeezes Past Pioneers
Tue, Nov 13th, 2012

Corning CC hit there foul shots down the stretch as they defeated Alfred State 63-51 on Tuesday evening. The Pioneers are now 1-2 on the year while the Red Barons are 2-4.

Witchella Leads Lady Pioneers past Corning
Tue, Nov 13th, 2012

Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) had a monster night as she led the Alfred State women's basketball team to a 73-65 victory over Corning CC. The Lady Pioneers are now 5-0 on the young season.