Student Announce February 23, 2023


Take a break, sit quietly, and create a piece of artwork, poem, story, or whatever and send to Ergo, Alfred State’s literary magazine, at

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Monday, April 3, 2023

ERGO COVER CONTEST DEADLINE:  Friday, March 17, 2023

Wondering what to submit?  Full wrap cover (front & back) 17.25" wide by 11.25" high or just the front cover 8.75" wide by 11.25" high, 300 dpi, jpeg.  All entries must fit these specifications for consideration.

 And better yet, there's a prize!  Winner and a runner-up will both get a $100 gift certificate for the ASC Campus Store, and boasting rights for being featured as the author of the cover on the Spring 2023 ERGO publication! 

Road Closure

The Contractors working on the Loop Road Project are moving forward at an extremely quick pace and will be ready for the next area to be improved very soon. On Monday February 27th Loop Road from the Southgate Entrance to Parking Lot #16 will be closed. All other entries will remain open and no parking lots will be closed due to the road closure. Since Loop Road will not be continuous during this phase of infrastructure improvement, you will need to plan your entry and exit to the college accordingly. If there are any questions or concerns, please feel free to call Jon Nickerson at ext. 4724 and as always please use extreme caution when traveling in the area of the construction.

- Rachel Brandow

Pool Closed - Jennifer Enke

The pool will be closed for Open Swim starting Thursday, Feb 23 until sometime next week.  Repairs are being done during this time and a reopening date will be posted once the repairs are completed.

- Catherine Dimino

Ring Found

A ring was turned in to Student Records and Financial Services.  To claim please come to the Lobby.  You must be able to provide a full description of the item. 

- Angela Allen

Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving crowned Conference Champions! Jason Doviak

Congratulations to the Women’s Swimming & Diving Team on winning the AMCC Championship!  Alyssa James was named Swimmer of the Meet and Anna Ivery was named Newcomer of the Meet.

Congratulations to the Men’s Swimming & Diving Team on winning both the Empire 8 / Allegany overall Championship and the AMCC Championship!  Westin Perry was named Swimmer of the Meet.  Conor Compton was named Diver of the Meet and Newcomer of the Meet.  Conor qualified for the NCAA Diving Regional held at Ithaca College beginning this Friday. 

Coach Isabel Mariotti was named Coach of the Year for Men’s Swimming & Diving and Co-Coach of the Year for Women’s Swimming & Diving.

- Catherine Dimino

Wrestling earns Conference Championship! - Jason Doviak

Congratulations to the Men’s Wrestling Team on winning the AMCC Championship.  Sean Malenfant was named the 2023 AMCC Wrestler of the Year.  Dom Vinci was named Newcomer of the Year.  Head Coach Justin Signorelli was named Coach of the Year.  The team is off to compete at the NCAA Regional hosted by Ithaca College beginning on Friday. 

- Catherine Dimino

Skills USA Regional Conference – Tuesday, March 7

Hundreds of competitive high school students from across WNY will compete in over forty competitions on the Wellsville and Alfred campuses during Skills USA Day on Tuesday, March 7.  The annual event does result in some inconveniences for faculty and students, but decades of experience indicate it’s all worth it!  Thank you in advance to all of you that help to make the Skills USA Regional Conference a success. 


WHO?          Over 850 enthusiastic guests 

WHAT?        33rd Annual Skills USA Region I Leadership Conference and Skills Olympics 

WHEN?        Tuesday, March 7, 2023 


Other Contest Notes 

Questions from Skills USA visitors may be referred to the Orvis lobby or the Wellsville Zero Energy Home (Pam Brandes at 3101). 
Both locations will be staffed by Skills USA personnel throughout the day. If you have any questions/concerns about a contest in your area, please contact Mike Ronan

We are looking forward to a great day! All visitors will be in the Orvis gym for the Awards Ceremony at 3 p.m. Skills USA welcomes Alfred State faculty/staff to attend the Awards Ceremony. Bring your earplugs! 

- Pamela Brandes

Athletics Week Preview

Athletics Week Preview

Alfred State Pioneer Athletics begin the winter season. The Alfred State Baseball team continues their season with another 3-game weekend. This weekend the Pioneers head to Durham, NC. The Alfred State Wrestling teams heads to Ithaca College for a two-day regional meet. And Alfred State First-Year diver Conor Compton heads to the NCAA Diving Regionals in Ithaca for a two-day event, in hopes to qualify for nationals. Follow along on Instagram @ascathletics Twitter @ascathletics and our website


Friday, Feb. 24th


Wrestling @ NCAA Mideast Region Championship 11 am

Baseball vs Elmira 11 am

Baseball vs New Paltz 3 pm

NCAA Regionals Diving @ Ithaca- Diver Conor Compton


Saturday, Feb. 25th


Men’s Wrestling @ NCAA Mideast Region Championship 11 am

NCAA Regionals Diving @ Ithaca- Diver Conor Compton


Sunday Feb. 26th


Men’s Baseball vs William Peace 11 am

- Bobby Papalouizos

Spring Break Transportation Options

Spring Break Transportation Options Available

**Please note residence halls close on Friday, March 10 at 10 p.m.**

**Be mindful and purchase your tickets early as Megabus tends to sell out quickly**

Bus Services:

Megabus (

Leaving Alfred

  • Depart from Alfred to New York City on Friday, March 10 at 7:45 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.
  • Depart from Alfred to New York City on Sunday, March 12 at 7:45 a.m..

***If you purchase a bus ticket for Sunday, March 12 you will need to fill out the break housing application to remain on campus***

Alternative bus services available through Trailways (


Bus services operate Monday through Sunday departing from Hornell, NY to New York City at 9:45 a.m.

Transportation to the Hornell, NY bus station will not be available unless Megabus is sold out for March 10 and March 12.

Rochester Airport Shuttle:

  • Depart from Alfred, NY on Saturday, March 11 at 6 a.m..

**Please note there will be no transportation offered on alternative dates or to alternative locations.**

Returning to Alfred

  • Depart from New York City to Alfred on Sunday, March 19 at 10:15 a.m..

Alternative bus services available through Trailways (


Bus services operate Monday through Sunday departing from Hornell, NY to New York City at 9:45 a.m.

Transportation to the Hornell, NY bus station will not be available unless Megabus is sold out for March 19.

Rochester Airport Shuttle:

  • Pick up from Rochester, NY on Sunday, March 19 at 5 p.m..

**Please note there will be no transportation offered on alternative dates or to alternative locations.**

- Erika Winans

Rush Psi Sigma Psi

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, be supportive and so much more!


President: Breanna D’Hondt

…or any of our incredible sorority members! Just look for our letters ΨΣΨ!
Follow us or message us on Instagram at:

- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Student Senate Budget Requests for 2023-24


Budget Requests for the 2023-24 year are due by Friday, March 10th. You can find the packet, instructions included, HERE.

If you have any questions reach out to the Vice President of Finance, Ryan Devantier, or, the Coordinator of Finance & Operations, Tyler Ribble,


- Tyler Ribble

University Police

This is just a friendly reminder to make sure you lock your dorm room doors when you leave your room and to lock your car after you park.  During the Spring Semester you will see members of Res Life and officers with the University Police Department conducting a program called "Operation Lock Out." The purpose of the program is to remind everyone to lock their doors. If you see us in your Dorm Hall please feel free to stop and chat with us! Remember: Secure your doors to protect what's yours!

- Kristofer Bianchi

New Oasis Hours for the Spring!

Come in and enjoy a peaceful moment at the oasis, pick from several different essential oils, relax in the massage chairs, and grab a cup of tea on your way out. SLC RM 415

The Oasis will be opening for the Spring 2023 semester on Tuesday, January 24th, and will be following the below schedule throughout the semester.

  • Monday (4-8pm), Tuesday (4-8pm), Wednesday (4-7pm), Thursday (4-6pm)

Use of the Oasis space is by appointment (24 hours in advance) and will also be open for walk-in’s/first come, first served basis.

To Schedule an Appointment to use a Massage Chair in the Oasis:

Please keep in mind:

  • Oasis slots are 40 minutes long – 20 minutes for massage and 20 minutes for cleaning/disinfecting.
  • No food, drinks, or vaping allowed.
  • Phones are to be silenced, no loud music, or phone calls.
  • Students who are not observing the Student Code of Conduct, are disruptive to others, or are not complaint with social distancing regulations, will be asked to leave the space.



Angie Lopez

Health & Wellness Liaison