Student Announce March 22, 2023


Date:  March 24th at 6 p.m.

Snow Date:  March 31st at 6 p.m.

Location:  Allegany Room located within CDH

Refreshments will be provided.

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a woman living in the 19th century?  Now is your chance to ask!  Come listen to a panel of living historians who portray notable women from the 19th century.  Audience questions are encouraged as the panel will address everything from marriage and children to education and careers.  

- Debra Tomm

Open House - Sunday, March 26, 2023

Admissions is excited to host our first spring 2023 Open House program, this Sunday, March 26. The program will start at 9:30 a.m. with presentations on both the Alfred campus and Wellsville campus. Once students have completed their academic tours on the Wellsville campus, they will be directed to the Alfred campus to go on a residence hall tour, and participate in financial aid and campus life presentations. Both campuses will be offering academic tours at 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, and 2 pm. Open House is a great opportunity to show potential students and their families all that Alfred State has to offer.

If you have any questions, please contact Calsey Bump, Admissions Counselor, at or ext. 4058.

- Calsey Bump

Parking Lot Closures for Open House - University Police

Please issue the following announce from University Police: Parking lots 20 and 20A will be CLOSED beginning at 4pm on FRIDAY MARCH 24th. The lots will remain closed until Sunday morning at which time they will be re-opened for those attending the Open House. Students that are being required to move may park in any open STUDENT lot between 4pm on 3/24 and the conclusion of the Open House. All vehicles should be back in the appropriate student parking by Monday morning.

- Jaime Dennis-Howe

Nursing Students going to Ireland - Chicken Barbeque Fundraiser

Nursing students will study abroad in Ireland this summer and want to help defray the cost. They will be selling Stearn's Chicken complete meals on April 20, 2023, beginning at 1500 (3 pm); the price will be $15 per meal. They must presell tickets, so if you are interested in helping defray costs for these students to benefit from a study abroad program, don't hesitate to contact the following students. Bethany Gayhart , Avery Grusendorf , Leah McCormick , Maxwell McCumiskey , Oluwatobi Adebowale , Molly Arnold , Phoenix Frick , and let me know how many meals you would like.

- KathyAnn Sager


Alfred State Culinary Arts BBQ Dinner


April 6th 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm (or until gone)

Cost - $15.00 (cash only!)


Dinner includes

Smoked BBQ Beef Brisket,

Macaroni & Cheese, Coleslaw,

Corn Muffin, and Cookies





Proceeds from the dinner go to Alfred State Culinary Arts scholarships.



- Mary Ellen Wood

Women's History Month - Equal means Equal Documentary

Join the Center for Civic Leadership and the League of Women Voters this Thursday, March 23rd from 5:30-7 to watch and discuss the documentary Equal Means Equal. Director Kamala Lopez explores how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues and gender dynamics in the United States today.

  • When: Thursday, March 23rd
  • Where: SLC Small Events Space
  • Time: 5:30-7pm

Voter awareness information and popcorn will be available as part of the event/

RSVP is not required to reserve seat but it is strongly encouraged and can be done so on our Equal Means Equal events page on Pioneer Link.

Questions regarding this viewing opportunity can be emailed to Cyan Corwine ( 

- Cyan Corwine

White Water Rafting Trip

Interested in going white water rafting with Campus Recreation? We will be hosting a trip on April 8th to Letchworth. RSVP on Pioneer Link to reserve your spot today! Transportation and tickets will be provided and an email regarding the itinerary will go out as the trip gets closer for those that RSVP. Contact for any questions. 

- Brooke Scianna

Competitive Climbing Club Interest Meeting

Interested in joining a competitive climbing club? Stop by SLC 314 on Thursday 3/23/23 from 4-5pm for an interest meeting to learn more about what the club has to offer. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or 

- Brooke Scianna

Group Fitness Classes

The Office of Campus Recreation would like for you to join us for four different fitness classes this week in the Studio! The Studio is located on the top floor of the Pioneer Center to the right of the fitness center on the Alfred State Campus. 

Equipment will be provided for the classes that need it. All classes are posted to Pioneer Link under the Recreation page for the remaining class sessions. 

Below is the schedule for this week:

Tuesday 3/21/23

- Boxing with Colleen Wahl from 6:30-7:30pm 

Wednesday 3/22/23

- HITT (High Intensity Interval Training) with Elsa Geraci from 12:00-1:00pm

- Zumba with Meghan Smith from 6:00-7:00pm 

Thursday 3/23/23

- REV+FLOW with Lynn Hayes from 4:00-5:00pm

R+F utilizes low impact, high intensity movement that strengthens bodies and sculpts muscles through targeted movements and resistance training. 


If you have any questions, please feel free to email 


- Brooke Scianna

Pioneer Wellness Workshops

Counseling services will be facilitating five wellness workshops over the course of five weeks that are open to all students. The workshops are based on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy curriculum and will cover the following topics on the following dates:  


 Mindfulness 3/23

·       Distress Tolerance 3/30

·       Emotion Regulation 4/13

·       Relationships with Others/ Boundaries 4/20

·       Communication 4/27


 Students will have the option to attend one workshop or the entire series, though it is encouraged to attend all. The first workshop will take place at the Oasis in the SLC Thursday March 23rd at 5PM. 

- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Leadership Suite Renewals and New Applications

It is that time of year again, leadership suite applications for both new applicants and renewals are due by April 14th.

What are Leadership Suites? Leadership Suites highlight student organizations actively involved in identifying community challenges- and creating solutions. The primary purposes for Leadership Suites- and the Student Leadership Center- is to inspire uninvolved students to become civically engaged, generate positive community impact, and build leaders for the future


Application access: under "Forms"

If you have any questions or concerns please contact:

Or more information can be found in Pioneer Link news:


We look forward to our Leadership Suites finishing this semester strong and next year’s opportunities. Get your applications in before it is too late!



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 open for the Spring 2023 semester, and will be following the below schedule throughout the semester.

  • Monday (2-8pm), Tuesday (2-8pm), Wednesday (4-7pm), Thursday (2-6pm), Friday (2-4pm)

Use of the Oasis space can be booked by appointment (24 hours in advance) for certain days and hours. It 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 20 minutes long.
  • 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


- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Stay for 4

If you are planning to graduate this May from either an associate (or certificate) program and wish to continue your education at Alfred State College in a corresponding baccalaureate (or associate) degree program, please complete a SUNY Joint Admissions/Intent to Enroll Form.  This would also include any graduates who wish to pursue the Technology Management or Interdisciplinary Studies baccalaureate degree!


These forms should be completed and returned to the Admissions Office as soon as possible, but no later than March 24.  Students must submit their completed SUNY Joint Admissions/Intent to Enroll Forms to the Admissions Office by March 24 in order to complete the admission process in time to be able to register for classes for the fall semester during the April course registration time period.  As a reminder, there is no application fee since students completing this form will be either associate degree (or certificate) recipients continuing in the corresponding program.


The updated SUNY Joint Admissions/Intent to Enroll form is available at Please bring the completed form to the Admissions Office so that we can review it and answer any questions regarding the appropriate codes; it only takes a few minutes.


The opportunity exists for graduates to continue their education right here at Alfred State! 

Apply to be a Resident Assistant!

The Office of Residential Services is now taking applications for the Resident Assistant Position for Fall 2023.


RAs, on top of getting their room paid for, get leadership development, mentorship with professionals, soft skill development and a resume builder, as well as opportunities to advance into paid positions!

Use this link to apply:


To qualify for the RA position, candidates must have a minimum 2.25 GPA and no current student conduct status.


If you have questions about the position or the hiring process, please contact Area Coordinator Antoinette Gress by email at

Attention STEM Majors!

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

A meeting to discuss a new chapter and membership requirements of the Society Of Hispanic Professional Engineers (a National Organization) is scheduled for March 23, 2023 (Th) from 5 pm – 6 pm in the Engineering Technology Building - SET 347. 

All are welcome to attend and any student in a STEM major can be a member!

For more information contact Rich Carlson at or click on link to learn more about SHPE 

- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Join Student Senate!

Interested in politics? Want to be more involved on campus? Join Student Senate and be a voice for the student body! We need individuals that want to improve our campus!
If you would like to run for President or Executive Vice President, attend General Assembly on 3/28/2023 and 4/11/2023.
If you would like to run for any of the other VP positions, apply via Pioneer link on the Student Senate page, applications close on April 2nd, 2023:

If you have any questions, please contact Soumya Konar, President of Student Senate through email (