Herkimer College News http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/rss News for Herkimer College American Red Cross Blood Drive http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1058/american-red-cross-blood-drive <p><strong>March 30, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, April 16 from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. in Alumni Hall, room 217 in the McLaughlin College Center.</p> <p>Blood donors can sign-up in advance in the Center for Student Leadership &amp; Involvement Office, McLaughlin College Center room 220 or by calling 315.866.0300 ext. 8286. Walk-ins are welcome the day of the event.<br><br></p> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1058/american-red-cross-blood-drive Green and Gold Event to Feature Mookie Wilson and Bill Buckner Appearance and Robert Channing Performance http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1059/green-and-gold-event-to-feature-mookie-wilson-and-bill-buckner-appearance-and-robert-channing-performance <p><strong>March 30, 2015</strong></p><p>The Herkimer County College Foundation will host former New York Mets legend Mookie Wilson and former Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner for a special “Green and Gold Event” at Herkimer College. The pair are best known for their infamous play in game six of the ’86 World Series. Following their appearance, mentalist and speed painter Robert Channing will perform an ESP/mind reading show.</p> <p>The event will be held Saturday, May 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Herkimer College gymnasium and will include a social hour with carving &amp; pasta stations, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.</p> <p>Proceeds from the event will benefit the recently established Herkimer Generals athletic endowment to support the nationally-ranked program’s participation in post-season tournaments.</p> <p>Herkimer College is a Division III member of the National Junior College Athletic Association and has accumulated 53 national championships, 103 Region III titles, 145 Mountain Valley Collegiate Conference championships and 30 National Academic team of the Year Awards. Currently, the program is ranked first in the nation among NJCAA non-scholarship athletic programs.</p> <p>Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased at www.herkimer.edu/greenandgold or by calling 315-866-0300 ext. 8459 by Friday, May 8.</p> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1059/green-and-gold-event-to-feature-mookie-wilson-and-bill-buckner-appearance-and-robert-channing-performance Generals score 19 to defeat Thunderwolves at home http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1057/generals-score-19-to-defeat-thunderwolves-at-home <p><strong>March 29, 2015</strong></p><div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kJeNJXE9_gA" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Herkimer's Alexis Caughey had three goals and one assist Sunday against the Thunderwolves).</p> <div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/p7bZBMTcYGA" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Herkimer's Danae Becker had four goals and one assist against Niagara Sunday).</p> <p>HERKIMER, NY – Facing their second consecutive Western New York Athletic Conference opponent in consecutive days didn’t faze the Herkimer Generals women’s lacrosse team Sunday (3/29), defeating Niagara County Community College 19-1 for the team’s second consecutive victory.</p> <p>Herkimer (2-1) scored early and often in the game’s first 10 minutes, mounting a 5-0 lead on goals from Alison James (Whitesboro, NY), Alexis Caughey (Cortland, NY), Danae Becker (Cortland, NY) and Sharon Howell (Ilion, NY). James, Caughey and Becker led the team to 11 goals combined, netting multiple goals for their team. Both James and Becker had four goals, while Caughey had three. Howell had one goal.</p> <p>The Generals had one other student-athlete have multiple goals against the Thunderwolves. It was Ashley Luna (Saratoga, NY). The sophomore netted three scores, helping the team to a 14-0 lead at half. Luna now has four goals on the season for the Generals.</p> <p>Rounding out the scoring for Herkimer on Sunday was Nickee Thibault (Ilion, NY), Alicia Burnett (Old Forge, NY), Shelby Callaghan (Ilion, NY) and Nicole Purcell (McGraw, NY). Thibault had one goal and one assist, Burnett had one goal and three assists, Callaghan had one goal and Purcell had one goal.</p> <p>Starting for Herkimer at goalie was Brittany Purcell (McGraw, NY). The freshman earned her second win of the season, saving three shots in the game, coming 10 minutes away from the shutout.</p> <p>Up next for the Generals is Mohawk Valley. The Hawks are 2-2, but winner of their last two games. It will be a matchup of #2 (Herkimer) versus #4 (Mohawk Valley) in the Region III. The game is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1<sup>st</sup> at Wehrum Stadium with a 4 p.m. start.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (2-1) 19</p> <p>Niagara (0-2) 1</p> <p><strong>Halftime:</strong></p> <p>Generals 14-0</p> <p><strong>Scoring:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Alison James 4G 1A</p> <p>Danae Becker 4G 1A</p> <p>Alexis Caughey 3G 1A</p> <p>Ashley Luna 3G</p> <p>Nicole Purcell 1G</p> <p>Shelby Callaghan 1G</p> <p>Alicia Burnett 1G 3A</p> <p>Nickee Thibault 1G 1A</p> <p>Sharon Howell 1G</p> <p>Thunderwolves</p> <p>Marlo Macfarlane 1G</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Brittany Purcell 3 saves</p> <p>Niagara</p> <p>Victoria Stevenson 24 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 4/1 vs. Mohawk Valley 4 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1057/generals-score-19-to-defeat-thunderwolves-at-home Generals’ comeback to defeat Cougars 15-14 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1055/generals-comeback-to-defeat-cougars-15-14 <p><strong>March 28, 2015</strong></p><div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/AN9j6II3M2A" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Ashley Luna ties the game at 14-14 with 4:40 left on an assist from Alexis Caughey).</p> <div class="flex-video"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YuZBUDhaMeo" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p>(Alison James scores the game winning goal with 1:12 left in regulation on an assist from Caughey).</p> <p>HERKIMER, NY – Scoring five unanswered goals in the final 17 minutes of regulation Saturday (3/28) at Wehrum Stadium, the Herkimer Generals women’s lacrosse team defeated Genesee Community College 15-14.</p> <p>Herkimer (1-1) erased a four goal deficit in the final 20 minutes of the game, outscoring the Cougars 5-0 in the final 20 minutes of regulation. Supplying the firepower for the comeback was Alison James (Whitesboro, NY), Alexis Caughey (Cortland, NY) and Ashley Luna (Saratoga, NY). James led all three in scoring with three goals, notching the game-winner with 1:12 left in the second half. Assisting on the play was Caughey, collecting three on the day, all during the Generals run for their first win of the season. James now has seven goals and Caughey has five assists.</p> <p>Evening the game up at 14-14 with 4:40 left was Luna. The sophomore netted her first goal of the season on another Caughey assist for the games third tie, trailing a total of 28 minutes and 12 seconds until that point in the contest.</p> <p>Leading the charge, and all scorers in the game before the comeback was Danae Becker (Cortland, NY). The freshman netted a season-high eight goals. Before Herkimer’s final five goals in the contest, Becker scored an impressive seven consecutive goals for the Generals, now leading the team with 15 in two games.</p> <p>In goal again for Herkimer was Brittany Purcell (McGraw, NY). The freshman earned her first career win, saving 13 shots against the Cougars.</p> <p>The Generals next game is tomorrow Sunday, March 29<sup>th</sup>. They’ll host Niagara County Community College at Wehrum Stadium with a scheduled start of 1 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (1-1) 15</p> <p>Genesee (0-2) 14</p> <p><strong>Halftime:</strong></p> <p>Genesee 9-7</p> <p><strong>Scoring:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Danae Becker 8G 1A</p> <p>Alison James 4G</p> <p>Alexis Caughey 2G 3A</p> <p>Ashley Luna 1G 1A</p> <p>Cougars</p> <p>Kaleigh Murray 4G 1A</p> <p>Nicole Niedzielski 3G</p> <p>Kaci Asper 2G</p> <p>Emily Skehan 2G</p> <p>Ashley Makowski 1G</p> <p>Taylor Miller 1G</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Brittany Purcell 13 saves</p> <p>Cougars</p> <p>5 saves</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 3/29 vs. Niagara County 1 p.m.</p> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1055/generals-comeback-to-defeat-cougars-15-14 Generals cruise past Hawks for third consecutive win http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1056/generals-cruise-past-hawks-for-third-consecutive-win <p><strong>March 28, 2015</strong></p><p>UTICA, NY – With multiple contributors Saturday (3/28) at D’Alessandro Stadium in a Mountain Valley Conference matchup, the Herkimer Generals men’s lacrosse team won their third consecutive game defeating the Hawks 17-4.</p> <p>Herkimer (3-1) mounted an early 6-0 in the first quarter, with five different players scoring goals to help the Generals set the tone. Freshman Ryan Fischer (Monroe, NY) got it started with a goal in the first minute of the game unassisted, finishing the game with three goals and one assist.</p> <p>Following Fischer with goals was Jon Wilkins (Norwalk, CT), Isaac Miranda (Norwalk, CT), Jeremy Mowrey (Johnstown, NY) and Kyle Lee (Cincinnati, OH). Wilkins finished with one goal and two assists, Miranda finished with a game-high four goals and two assists, Mowrey finished with three goals and two assists and Lee finished with three goals and two assists.</p> <p>The Generals went into halftime with a 10-1 lead, scoring four more unanswered goals into intermission.</p> <p>The second half saw Herkimer outscore the Hawks 7-to-3, having most reserves play in the fourth. Sophomore Cristian Ojeda (Ossining, NY) was the final player to contribute statistically. The midfielder scored two goals in the third, one was assisted by Kevin Mahon (Monroe, NY), helping the team to their first conference win and largest victory of the season.</p> <p>In goal for Herkimer was Autin Loeffel (Red Hook, NY) and Mario Diaz (New Rochelle, NY). Loeffel started and saved five shots in the first half. Diaz came in the second half, saving three shots.</p> <p>Up next for the Generals is SUNY Delhi. The Broncos will be the first nationally ranked team Herkimer faces this season. The Broncos are currently 2-2, and winners of their last two games. Both teams have solid goalies who rank in the Top 5 in save percentage nationally. The game will be played at Wehrum Stadium on Wednesday, April 1<sup>st</sup>. The scheduled start time is 6 p.m.</p> <p><strong>Score:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer (3-1) 17</p> <p>Mohawk Valley (0-3) 4</p> <p><strong>Halftime:</strong></p> <p>Generals 10-1</p> <p><strong>Scoring:</strong></p> <p>Herkimer</p> <p>Isaac Miranda 4G 2A</p> <p>Kyle Lee 3G 2A</p> <p>Jeremy Mowrey 3G 2A</p> <p>Ryan Fischer 3G 1A</p> <p>Cristian Ojeda 2G</p> <p>Jon Wilkins 1G 2A</p> <p>Jamar Minto 1G</p> <p>Hawks</p> <p>Connor Elsenbeck 2G</p> <p>Eddie Bentley 1G</p> <p>Justin Potocki 1G</p> <p>Christopher Uvanni 1A</p> <p><strong>Goalies:</strong></p> <p>Generals</p> <p>Austin Loeffel (W, 3-1) 5 saves 1GA</p> <p>Mario Diaz 3 saves 3GA</p> <p><strong>Next Game:</strong> 4/1 vs. SUNY Delhi 6 p.m.</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1056/generals-cruise-past-hawks-for-third-consecutive-win College Transfer Day http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1052/college-transfer-day <p><strong>March 26, 2015</strong></p><p>College representatives from over 70 SUNY and private colleges will participate in Herkimer College’s Transfer College Day on Tuesday, April 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Robert McLaughlin College Center. Representatives will provide information about their colleges and answer questions specifically related to transfer.</p> <p>Herkimer College has more than 150 transfer agreements with four year colleges and universities in both the private sector and SUNY. These agreements provide a seamless transfer for students within the SUNY system. More than 60 percent of Herkimer College students transfer after graduation.</p> <p>For more information on Transfer College Day or other transfer-related questions, contact Katherine Schwabach, Transfer Counselor at Herkimer College, 315.866.0300 ext. 8308, or email schwabaka@herkimer.edu.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1052/college-transfer-day Spring Open House http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1053/spring-open-house <p><strong>March 26, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will hold its Spring Open House on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students and families will have the opportunity to meet the faculty, tour campus and learn about academic support services, athletics, financial aid, on-campus housing and campus life.</p> <p>Prospective students can sign-up for a drawing to win a $500 scholarship and other prizes. The winner must enroll full-time at Herkimer College. The scholarship will be applied to the student’s account toward tuition, fees and books (must be present to win).</p> <p>For more information, contact the Admissions Office at (315) 866.0300 ext. 8278 or visit www.herkimer.edu/openhouse</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1053/spring-open-house Herkimer College Appoints Director of Continuing Education http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1054/herkimer-college-appoints-director-of-continuing-education <p><strong>March 26, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College announces the promotion of Daniel Sargent of Holland Patent, NY to the position of director of continuing education. Sargent will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Office of Continuing Education including the supervision and development of non-credit programming including community interest, fitness center and professional/workforce development; budget development and management for the Community Education Office, One Stop outreach and the Cogar Gallery; grant writing and managing the usage of campus facilities and related services.</p> <p>Sargent has served as the assistant to the president since 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from SUNY Plattsburgh and a Master of Arts in Russian and East European Area Studies from the Russian &amp; East European Institute, Indiana University at Bloomington. He serves on the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities in Herkimer County.</p> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1054/herkimer-college-appoints-director-of-continuing-education College Night at Herkimer College http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1050/college-night-at-herkimer-college- <p><strong>March 25, 2015</strong></p><p>Herkimer College will host a College Night sponsored by the Herkimer County Guidance Counselors Association on Tuesday, April 14 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Robert McLaughlin College Center. The program is open to Herkimer and Oneida County sophomores, juniors, seniors and their families.</p> <p>Over 60 public and private colleges from throughout New York State and New England will participate. Students and their families will have the opportunity to meet with representatives, discuss course offerings and gather publications from the various two and four-year colleges.</p> <p>For more information, contact Shannon Darrow at the Central Valley School Guidance Office at 315.895.7120.</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1050/college-night-at-herkimer-college- Loeffel named Region III Athlete of the Week http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1051/loeffel-named-region-iii-athlete-of-the-week <p><strong>March 25, 2015</strong></p><p>HERKIMER, NY – Herkimer Generals men’s lacrosse player Austin Loeffel was named Region III Male Athlete of the Week on Wednesday (2/25), from the goalie position, helping his team to a 2-0 record for the week.</p> <p>Loeffel - a resident of Red Hook, NY - accumulated an impressive 37 saves in 108 minutes played for Herkimer! A vast majority of those saves came against Dean College, saving 21 total shots in the contest, most of them in the second half which helped the Generals to their first win of the season 10-9. Just four days later, the sophomore helped his team to their first home victory, defeating Broome Community College 14-6. In that game Loeffel accumulated 16 saves.</p> <p>“Austin has been seeing a lot of shots on the field thus far, but has stepped up to the occasion,” said Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Jamie Ireland. “I’m proud of the way he prepares for each game, and this acknowledgement is a direct results of it. He is the back bone of our defense, and deserves the nomination!”</p> <p>-Giorgio Varlaro</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0400 http://www.herkimer.edu/explore/herkimer-news/v/1051/loeffel-named-region-iii-athlete-of-the-week