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January 2013


Pioneers Down Elmira JV
Thu, Jan 24th, 2013

The Alfred State men's basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak with a 66-60 victory over Elmira JV on Thursday evening. The Pioneers are now 7-11 on the season.

Swimmers Compete at Jamestown
Wed, Jan 23rd, 2013

The Alfred State swim team competed vs. Jamestown CC and Mercyhurst North East on Wednesday evening.

Pioneers Wrestle Past Jayhawks
Wed, Jan 23rd, 2013

The Alfred State wrestling team got back on the winning track with a 28-20 victory over Jamestown CC on Wednesday evening.  The Pioneers are now 2-5 on the year.

Nat’l Organization Recognizes Excellence in Preparing Students for Success
Wed, Jan 23rd, 2013

Alfred State’s exclusive vendor of campus dining, vending and transportation, ACES (Auxiliary Campus Enterprises and Services), has been awarded the 2012 Outstanding Multimedia/Emerging Technology award by the National Orientation Director’s Association.

Pioneers Downed by Genesee
Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014

The Alfred State men's basketball team fell 76-47 to Genesee CC as the Pioneers continued their five-game roadtrip.  The Pioneers are now 6-11 on the year and 0-5 in WNYAC play.

Fanning Leads Lady Pioneer Romp
Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014

Karley Fanning (Bishop Kearney) scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Alfred State women's basketball team downed Genesee CC 81-35 in a Region III Division II contest.  The Lady Pioneers improve to 11-6 overall and 3-1 in RIII DII play.

Rhoades Elected Chair of the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard
Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014

Dr. Ron RhoadesDr. Ron Rhoades, curriculum coordinator for Alfred State’s financial services associate degree program, has been elected chair of the Steering Committee of The Committee for the Fiduciary Standard (CFS).

Pendleton Named Athlete of the Week
Mon, Jan 21st, 2013

Alfred State swimmer Mark Pendleton (Beacon) has been named the Alfred State athlete of the week. Pendleton and the Pioneers dove into the 2013 schedule this past week with competitions at Wells College and Monroe CC.

Harvey Leads Pioneers at Mt. Union
Sun, Jan 20th, 2013

Travis Harvey (Alfred Almond) led the Alfred State wrestling contingent at the Mt. Union Purple Raider Open on Sunday.  Harvey and the Pioneers were one of 21 teams that competed in the non-scoring event.

Pioneers Can't Solve #6 Tribunes
Sat, Jan 19th, 2013

The Alfred State men's basketball team couldn't solve #6 Monroe CC and fell 128-48. The Tribunes are now 17-2 on the year while the Pioneers are 6-10, 0-4 WNYAC.

Monroe Defeats Lady Pioneers
Sat, Jan 19th, 2013

Monroe CC earned their 12th straight victory 93-51 over Alfred State on Saturday evening. The Lady Tribunes are now 13-4 on the year while the Lady Pioneers are 10-6.

Men 4th, Women 5th at Monroe Invite
Sat, Jan 19th, 2013

The Alfred State men's swimming team finished 4th out of six teams at the Monroe CC Invitational. The women's team finished 5th.

Track Team Opens up Season at Brockport
Fri, Jan 18th, 2013

Numerous Pioneers etched their way into the Alfred State record book as the team opened up the 2013 at the Brockport Golden Eagle Invitational.

Pioneers Can't Tame Kats
Thu, Jan 17th, 2013

The Alfred State men's basketball team struggled to get things started and fell 75-55 to Erie CC in a WNYAC match-up. The #13 ranked Kats are now 12-3, 3-0 on the season while the Pioneers are 6-9, 0-3.

Lady Pioneers Can't Overcome Early Hole
Thu, Jan 17th, 2013

Erie CC jumped out to a 14-2 lead and held a 32-18 halftime lead but had to hold off a valiant comeback attempt by Alfred State in a 61-53 victory.  The Lady Kats improve to 12-4, 3-0 Region III Division II while the Lady Pioneers are 10-5, 2-1.

Swim Team Dives Back into Action
Wed, Jan 16th, 2013

The Alfred State swimming team traveled to Wells College open up the 2013 portion of their schedule. The men fell 56-31 to the Express while the women were downed 81-3.

Balanced Attack Leads Niagara Past Pioneers
Tue, Jan 15th, 2013

Four Thunderwolves scored in double-figures as Niagara CCC defeated Alfred State 88-55 in a WNYAC match-up.  NCCC improves to 11-5 overall and 2-0 while Alfred falls to 6-8 and 0-2.

Lady Pioneers Down NCCC
Tue, Jan 15th, 2013

The Alfred State women's basketball team erased a 1st half deficit and defeated Niagara CCC 60-49 to register their 10th victory of the season.  The Lady Pioneers are 10-4 on the year and 2-0 in Region III Division II play.

Pioneers Win in Overtime
Sun, Jan 13th, 2013

The Alfred State men's basketball team shook off a slow start and defeated Northampton (PA) CC 70-64 in overtime in the consolation game of the Herkimer CCC Tournament on Sunday.  Alfred is now 6-7 on the year.

Pioneers Tripped up by Herkimer
Sat, Jan 12th, 2013

The Alfred State men's basketball team hung tough with #4 Herkimer CCC but fell 66-55 in the first round of the HCCC Tournament. The Pioneers are now 5-7 on the year and will take on Northampton CC in the consolation game on Sunday at Noon.

Wrestlers Battle Tough in 2013 Opener
Sat, Jan 12th, 2013

The Alfred State wrestling teams battled tough but fell twice as they opened up 2013 at the Alfred State Duals. They opened the day with a 27-24 loss to Penn College of Technology and then fell 42-16 to Bergen (NJ) CC.

2nd Half Run Lifts Saints over Pioneers
Thu, Jan 10th, 2013

Mercyhurst North East used a 24 to 5 run in the 2nd half to break open a tight contest en route to a 81-68 victory over Alfred State in the WNYAC opener for both teams.  MNE is now 7-7 (1-0 WNYAC) on the year while Alfred is 5-6 (0-1 WNYAC).

Lady Pioneers win WNYAC Opener
Thu, Jan 10th, 2013

The Alfred State women's basketball team opened up 2013 and WNYAC play with a 58-47 victory over Mercyhurst North East on Thursday.  The Lady Pioneers improve to 9-4 (1-0 WNYAC) while the Lady Saints are now 8-4 (0-1 WNYAC).

Sustainability Conference set to welcome leaders in higher education sustainability, June 6-8
Tue, Jan 8th, 2013

The technical education practitioners and scholars who are defining sustainability in higher education will gather at Alfred State this summer for the college’s second sustainability conference, June 6-8. These leaders will present on innovations related to sustainable agriculture/food systems, renewable energy and energy efficiency, green construction, and more.

Urban Design Studio students present their work in Washington, DC
Tue, Jan 8th, 2013

Appalachian Teaching Project (ATP) conferenceThe six seniors presented on the work they did last semester as part of a course called Design Studio 5: Urban Design in which they worked closely with residents and community leaders in the nearby community of Bath.

Alfred State featured in Sustainability: The Journal of Record
Tue, Jan 8th, 2013

December 2012 issue of Sustainability: The Journal of RecordAlfred State is featured in the Sustainability: The Journal of Record (pdf) for earning the AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) Award last fall at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

Four Lady Pioneer Soccer Players Honored by the NSCAA
Thu, Jan 3rd, 2013

Four members of the Alfred State women's soccer team have been honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America in their end of the year awards. Kali Muhleisen (Alfred Almond), was named 1st team All-American while Krista DeCarlo (Bayshore/West Islip), and Maura Tuffey (Albany/Holy Names) were named 2nd team. The trio along with Hannah Holmok (Alfred Almond) were also named All-Northeast Region as well.

Sammons Named VP for Student Affairs
Thu, Jan 3rd, 2013

Greg SammonsAlfred State announces the appointment of Greg Sammons to the position of Vice President for Student Affairs.

Building Trades Students Recognized By City of New Orleans for Rebuilding Historic Dodwell House
Thu, Jan 3rd, 2013

Semester in the South 2012“These students are artisan craftsmen and they have catapulted this major renovation ahead by at least two years. We could never have imagined this amount of work being done so fast and so professionally. Their efforts are a real gift to this project and historic site,

Students’ work displayed at AIA event in Rochester
Wed, Jan 2nd, 2013

AIA displayArchitectural designs produced by architectural technology juniors Kyle Perry of Frewsburg and Steven Buchanan of Olean were displayed at the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Rochester Chapter meeting held Dec. 14 at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).