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December 2012


Craig Clark and William Dean named Appalachian Teaching Fellows
Fri, Dec 21st, 2012

Craig ClarkProfessor William C. DeanAlfred State’s Craig Clark, executive director of the Wellsville campus and dean of the School of Applied Technology and William Dean, professor of Architecture and Design, have been named as Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Teaching Fellows.

Dr. John M. Anderson steps down as President of Alfred State
Fri, Dec 21st, 2012

Dr. John M. AndersonAlfred State President Dr. John M. Anderson has announced that he will be leaving the college effective March 31 to assume the presidency of Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Students restore and transform two electric vehicles
Thu, Dec 20th, 2012

electric vehicle projectAlfred State Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology Department students hosted an open house last week to unveil two electric maintenance vehicles that they restored and enhanced with sophisticated performance monitoring features.

Baseball to Host Prospect Camp
Tue, Dec 18th, 2012

Alfred State baseball coach Jason Cronin and the rest of the coaching staff will host a Prospect Camp on Sunday, Jan. 27th at the Orvis Activities Center. The camp will allow high school players to showcase their skills in front of the Pioneer coaching staff.  Each participant will receive an evaluation of their skills from the coaching staff.

WINS members raise funds for breast cancer awareness
Tue, Dec 18th, 2012

WINS fundraiserWINS member Carley Youngman of Spencerport, a junior in architectural technology and construction management engineering technology, helped collect a total of $194 for breast cancer research.

WINS group holds annual ‘Women in the Field’ dinner
Tue, Dec 18th, 2012

Women in the Field dinner 2012Alfred State’s WINS Club (Women in Non-traditional Studies) held its “Women in the Field” dinner on campus this month which was attended by 26 WINS members and special guests.

Architecture students earn awards for sketches produced in Italy
Mon, Dec 17th, 2012

Elizabeth KirchhoffThree Alfred State students have been awarded cash prizes for architectural sketches they produced while participating in Alfred State’s study abroad program in Sorrento, Italy earlier this year.

Pioneers Finish 3rd at JCC Invitational
Sat, Dec 15th, 2012

The Alfred State swimming team wrapped up the 2012 portion of their season with a 3rd place showing at the Jamestown CC Invitational. Only the men's team competed and scored 155 points on the day.

Student awarded national scholarship to participate in study abroad program
Fri, Dec 14th, 2012

Deschamps is a junior studying architectural technology at Alfred State. He was selected for the scholarship out of more than 2,600 applications and will receive $4,500 from the organization to participate in Alfred State’s study abroad program in Sorrento, Italy in January.

Student awarded AIA scholarship
Thu, Dec 13th, 2012

Alfred State student Kodie Tompkins is one of three area students who have been awarded a total of $6,000 in scholarship funds from the Rochester chapter of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and the Architectural Foundation of Greater Rochester.

Pioneers Can't Overcome Early Hole
Wed, Dec 12th, 2012

Fueled by three forfeit victories in the first five matches, Mercyhurst North East jumped to a 25-0 lead en route to a 37-16 WNYAC dual meet victory over Alfred State.  The Pioneers finish the 2012 portion of their season with a 1-3 overall mark and a 1-2 WNYAC record.

Website and publication earn awards of excellence
Wed, Dec 12th, 2012

The Alfred State website was recently awarded a gold medal for creative design in the MarCom Awards 2012 competition and a silver medal for creative design by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (Davey Awards).

Alfred State announces faculty and staff accomplishments
Tue, Dec 11th, 2012

Alfred State announces the following accomplishments achieved by faculty and staff this semester:

Pioneers Fall in Final Seconds
Sun, Dec 9th, 2012

The Alfred State men's basketball team held a 53-49 lead with 47 seconds left but St. John Fisher JV scored the final five points to steal a 54-53 win.  The Pioneers close out 2012 with a 4-6 record.

Lady Pioneers Fall in Consolation Game
Sun, Dec 9th, 2012

The Alfred State women's basketball team could not regroup after a tough loss on Saturday and fell 67-48 to Ithaca College JV in the consolation game of the Onondaga CC Tournament.  The Lady Pioneers end the 2012 portion of their season with a 8-4 mark.

Lady Pioneers Tripped up in OT
Sat, Dec 8th, 2012

The Alfred State women's basketball team was tripped up in overtime, 57-54, by Sullivan County CC in the opening round of the Onondaga CC Classic.  The Lady Pioneers are now 8-3 on the year and will take on Ithaca College JV at 11:45 a.m. in the tournament consolation game.

Witchella Earns National Honor
Thu, Dec 6th, 2012

Alfred State sophomore forward Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) has been named the NJCAA Division II Player of the Week. Witchella leads the 8-2 Lady Pioneers in scoring and rebounding.

Niagara Downs Alfred on the Mats
Wed, Dec 5th, 2012

Niagara CCC defeated Alfred State 50-0 in a WNYAC dual on Wednesday evening. The win improves Niagara to 3-0 in the WNYAC while the Pioneers are 1-2 overall and 1-1 in WNYAC play.

Bone Marrow Drive Dec. 10
Wed, Dec 5th, 2012

Alfred State will be hosting a bone marrow drive on Monday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Gathering Place located in the Central Dining Hall on the Alfred campus. The event is open to the public.

Muhleisen and Holmok Named All-American
Tue, Dec 4th, 2012

Alfred State freshmen soccer players Kali Muhleisen (Alfred Almond) and Hannah Holmok (Alfred Almond) have been named to the NJCAA Division III All-American team. Muhleisen was a 1st team selection while Holmok was named to the second team.

Wednesday Swim Meet Cancelled
Tue, Dec 4th, 2012

Wednesday's (12/5) swim meet between Alfred State and Monroe CC has been cancelled and will not be made up. The Pioneers will return to action on Saturday, December 15th at the Jamestown CC Invitational.

Lady Pioneers Win 3rd Straight
Mon, Dec 3rd, 2012

The Alfred State women's basketball team defeated Ithaca College JV 67-61 to earn their 3rd straight victory and improve to 8-2 on the year.

Witchella and Fox Named Athletes of the Week
Mon, Dec 3rd, 2012

Haley Witchella (Oxford Academy) and Conner Fox (Midlakes) have been named the Alfred State athletes of the week.

Pioneer Men Finish 5th, Women 7th at Monroe Invite
Mon, Dec 3rd, 2012

The Alfred State swimming team finished up competition at the three-day Monroe CC Invitational. The men's team finished 5th with 202 points while the women finished 7th with 62 points.

Strong 2nd Half Lifts Delhi over Pioneers
Sun, Dec 2nd, 2012

The SUNY Delhi men's basketball team used a strong 2nd half to open up a close game en route to a 58-46 victory over Alfred State on Sunday afternoon.  #2 ranked Delhi improves to 10-0 on the year while the Pioneers are now 4-5.

Fox Finishes 4th at Niagara Open
Sun, Dec 2nd, 2012

Conner Fox (Midlakes) finished 4th in the 174 lb. weight class as Alfred State competed at the Thunderwolves Open at Niagara CCC.

Monroe CC Invitational: Day 2 Wrap-up
Sun, Dec 2nd, 2012

The Alfred State men's swimming team is in 5th place while the women's team is in 7th after two days of competition at the Monroe CC Winter Invitational. The men have 126 points while the women have 38.

Monroe Winter Invite: Day 1 Recap
Sat, Dec 1st, 2012

The Alfred State men's swimming team is in 3rd place while the women's team is in 7th after day one of the Monroe CC Winter Invitational.  The men have scored 43 points while the women have 13.