Student Announce August 30, 2022

Leadership Suites for Fall Semester

Leadership Suites highlight some of the most civically engaged student organizations at Alfred State. These 14 suites on the 3rd and 4th floor of the Student Leadership Center provide a platform to build leadership skills and promote opportunities for student community involvement. Organizations apply for space through a competitive process.  Congratulations to the following organizations who are among the student organizations with a suite during the 2022 fall semester.  

  • Alpha Beta Chi will facilitate philanthropy and awareness on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 
  • Alpha Sigma will focus on mental health awareness and programming partnering with NAMI and Health and Wellness Services  
  • Architecture Club & Women (NOMAS) in Non-Traditional Studies team up to enhance the quality of the built environment in the Southern Tier. 
  • Career Development Center/Kappa Sigma Epsilon providing professional attire for all students and services to prepare them for their post graduate career and studies  
  • Delta Chi Omega’s Project Prom Dress initiative will continue to support local high school students 
  • Live to Fight & Gamma Theta Gamma team up to raise money and awareness around cancer and terminal illness partnering with the American Cancer Society 
  • National Society for Leadership & Success- Alfred State honor society chapter putting leadership skills to work on campus and the larger community
  • Pi Nu Epsilon partners with A Way Out to raise awareness about domestic violence and educate the community on available resources
  • Pi Rho Zeta- partners with the American Red Cross to support blood drives and build a culture of donation on campus 
  • Student Senate- will continue to provide leadership in student governance, support voter registration, and foster collaboration with the Village of Alfred
  • UJIMA will focus spreading awareness about social injustice and making a positive change in the community.
  • Veterinary Technology will advocate, fundraise, and support responsible pet ownership partnering with the SPCA 
  • Zeta Psi Omega builds awareness and raises funds to combat sex trafficking

NYS Educational Law 129-A - For new student Commuters

New Student Commuters (Commuters beginning this Fall),


Pursuant to NYS Education Law 129-A Alfred State College provides training on sexual misconduct and alcohol use and abuse for first year students.   On Friday September 1st at 4:00 PM commuter presentations will be conducted, and attendance is required.  Join us on Teams at the following link


Vehicle Parking Permits at University Police


  • Resident Students – please pick up your parking permits at University Police between the hours of 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday-Friday).
  • Commuter Students – please pick up your parking permits anytime you are on campus at University Police.

College Farm Hunting Permits -University Police

Hunting permits to hunt on the college’s farm will be available beginning Thursday, September 8th at 6:00 a.m.  You may obtain a permit from University Police Dispatch by providing a valid ID.  We have a limited number of fifty permits for deer archery/muzzleloader, fall turkey, and small game. 

Rush Psi Sigma Psi Sorority! ΨΣΨ

We are Psi Sigma Psi Sorority and we are a close-knit group. We don't pick out members by their choice of clothing, what they do on their free time, or their background. We are a diverse group of people and we do not discriminate against any type. We very much pride ourselves on our strong ability to promote inclusivity. We are all close with our alumni and our brother house, Mu Theta. Please take the time to get to know us! You will realize that a sorority can be both laid back and fun!

You are welcome to contact us if you are interested in rushing, learning about Greek Life, or are interested in pledging a fun laid back house that loves to go on adventures, hang out, go outdoors and so much more!

President: Breanna D’Hondt

…or any of our incredible sorority members! Just look for our letters ΨΣΨ!
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- Anna Shutt

Counseling Support Following Emergency Drill 8/31

As you are already aware, Alfred State will be conducting an emergency drill to test its emergency procedures and systems this Wednesday, August 31st, at 10:10am. If you are left feeling triggered by this drill and would like to speak with a counselor, please reach out to our office at 607-587-4200 to set up a time to meet with one of our counselors. Thank you!

Band Announcement

Welcome back!  Thank you to all who stopped at the Instrumental Music table during the activities fair!  The first meeting will be Wednesday August 31st at 5:30 pm in the Orvis Auditorium.  This will be an informational meeting and we will not meet on Thursday September 1st.  Regular rehearsals will start on Wednesday September 7th 5:30pm to 7pm in the Orvis Auditorium.  Thursday rehearsal will be 5:30 to 7pm but is subject to change.  If you have any questions, contact the new director Christina Rawady at or the President Beth Schneider at  Have a great semester!

Fitness Center hours

The Pioneer Fitness Center Hours beginning Monday will be from 10 AM – 8 PM and 1 PM – 6 PM on Saturday. 

- Anna Shutt

$4000 "You Can't Label People, but You Can Label Things" Essay Scholarship

The “You Can’t Label People, but You Can Label Things” Scholarship by Sttark awards $4,000 to a U.S. student pursuing a creative field of study who demonstrates ingenuity and originality through an essay and label design. Sttark is excited to invest in creative young people, regardless of their cultural, economic, or educational backgrounds. Any high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student from the U.S. is eligible to apply. Applicants are asked to create a 1,000-word essay and label design that illustrate the theme of the scholarship--products can be labeled but people can’t. Winners will be awarded for their imagination and great ideas, not their academic merit. All submissions must be received by November 30, 2022. Visit Frontier Label’s scholarship page for more information and application instructions.


Please visit this website for more information:


Submission Deadlines

November 30, 2022: Submissions due by 11:59 p.m. EST

December 15, 2022: Winner Selected

- Anna Shutt

Pell recipients: Save money on internet service with new federal program

Dear Student!

Thanks to a new federal program, households with Pell recipients can now save money on internet access. The benefits of the Affordable Connectivity Program include:

$30/month discount on internet services ($75/month on tribal lands)
One-time $100 discount on a computer

If you are a Pell recipient or have a Pell recipient in your household, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity.

Visit to learn more and sign up!

- Anna Shutt