Month: April 2016

Pioneers lose to Cards, take down Hawks

Patrick Rivers, Assistant Sports Editor 

The Utica college men’s lacrosse team lost 11-8 at St. John Fisher College on Saturday. The Cardinals played huge in the second and third quarters and ultimately came out victorious.

UC was able to bounce back Wednesday, as they defeated Hartwick 11-10. Continue reading “Pioneers lose to Cards, take down Hawks”

Pioneers pick up crucial series victory over Canton

Anthony Cittadino, Assistant Copy Editor 

The Utica College baseball team has picked up steam over the course of the second half of their season, winning six out of their last nine games. This past weekend the Pioneers traveled to SUNY Canton for a three-game series, and UC was able to take two games. Continue reading “Pioneers pick up crucial series victory over Canton”

Stransky’s walk-off helps Pioneers clinch playoff spot

Jim McLaughlin, Sports Editor 

The Utica College softball team swept Elmira College last weekend, which earned them a spot in the Empire 8 conference tournament.

Sophomore Brittany Meka started the first game on the mound for the Pioneers against the Soaring Eagles. Meka has had a successful sophomore season as she ranks tenth in the Empire 8 in earned run average (3.08). Continue reading “Stransky’s walk-off helps Pioneers clinch playoff spot”

Dean Norrie Exits UC

Rashida Patrick, Co-Editor-In-Chief

On Apr. 15, Provost John Johnsen announced in an email to faculty and staff that James Norrie, dean of the school of business and justice studies will be leaving Utica College. Dean Norrie will officially leave the college on August 1, 2016 and will join York College as Dean of the Graham School of Business.

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Professor Profile: James Adasek

Amanda Fanelli, Assistant Features Editor 

Professor James Adasek, an adjunct mathematics professor here at Utica College, has been teaching for 50 years. Adasek graduated from Utica College with a degree in accounting and then mathematics. He furthered his education at SUNY Cortland where he received his master’s degree in math and education. Adasek is also certified in math education and administration.

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Students aim for success this summer

Jacquelyn White, Staff Writer 

Now that it’s the end of the school year, it means that students will be going home and getting ready for summer and may be going on some vacations. However, summer can also mean that people will be returning to the jobs they had last summer, starting new jobs, taking summer classes or doing a summer internship to help them get good experiences pertaining to the major they’re studying.

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