Student Announce April 11, 2023

Hot Dog Day Parade Registration

The biggest celebration of the year is quickly approaching! Here is the link to the 2023 Hot Dog Day Parade registration form. If you have plans to be apart of the HDD morning festivities, please be sure to fill out this form!


Steven Edwards Jr

Coordinator of Student Activities  

Office of Student Engagement

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Hot Dog Day Guest Pre-Registration


The Office of Residential Services will be opening pre-registration for those Alfred State students who live on campus that would like to have off-campus guests during Hot Dog Day Weekend.  Although pre-registration is not mandatory, it is highly encouraged so you can skip the long wait of registering your guest with a staff member.

Students may only have one on-campus or off-campus at a time during Hot Dog weekend. 

Pre-registration will run until Tuesday, April 18th.  Final approvals will be made on Wednesday, April 19th. 

Pre-register your guest here:

We look forward to a fun and safe Hot Dog Day weekend!

The Office of Residential Services

- Lee Wascher

Nursing Senior Capstone Survey

Please take a moment to fill-out the below survey to help the Nursing seniors with their capstone project!



Angie Lopez

Volunteers Wanted for Annual Special Olympics!

Alfred State is hosting our annual Special Olympics event on Friday May 5th and we’re looking for volunteers to help make this a special day for all involved! The event runs from 9am-1pm

For more information or to volunteer, please email Ethan Thomson at

- Ethan Thomson

Criminal Justice/Human Services Career Fair

Criminal Justice and Human Services Career Fair -- Allegany Rm. (within CDH) -- Tuesday, April 25 -- 10-1:00 p.m. -- OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS

If you're seeking an internship, a job, or community service project you'll find many opportunities at this Career Fair.  Corning Global Security will be conducting interviews while others will accept your resume and talk to you about opportunities available.  The agencies attending include:  Allegany Cty. Probation, Allegany Cty. Sheriff, ASC's Police Academy & University Police, Cattaraugus Cty. Sheriff, Corning Global Security, FBI, Hornell Police Dept., Jamestown Police Dept., Livingston Cty. Sheriff, NYS Env. Conservation, NYS Police, Rochester Police, ROTC, Steuben Cty. Sheriff, TSA, US Border Patrol, US Customs, Aim Independent Living, Allegany ARC, Allegany Council on Alcoholism, Office of the Aging, Social Services, Concern for Youth, Partners for Growth, Journey Health, and Literacy West.  

Don't miss out on this opportunity!  Mark your calendars!  Come and chit chat with agency personnel!  

Hosted by:  Social & Behavioral Sciences Department 






- Debra Tomm

Fitness Classes

Campus Recreation along with some amazing instructors are hosting their weekly fitness classes for the week! Here is the schedule for 4/10/23-4/14/23. All classes are held in the Studio in Pioneer. 

Tuesday 4/11/23:

- Boxing 6:30-7:30pm 

Wednesday 4/12/23

- Zumba 6-7pm 

Thursday 4/13/23 

-REV+FLOW 4-5pm 


- Brooke Scianna

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Fundraiser - Cheerleading Team

The Alfred State Cheerleading Team is selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts through this Thursday, April 13 in the Student Leadership Center park space from 2-4PM. A half dozen is $7, glazed dozen is $12, and an assorted dozen is $14 (cash only)! All proceeds will go to the team, if you have any questions, please email Melisa Montufar at Thank you in advance for your support! 

- Calsey Bump

Please Excuse DSGN2304 Students 04/17

The following students will be attending a field trip to Rochester on Monday, April 17th:

  • Andrade, Sergio
  • Button, Brittany
  • Muzuruk, Carli
  • Neu, Lauren
  • Ozog, Abigail
  • Popoff, Isabelle
  • Ruiz, Santo
  • Tompkins, Madeline
- Kevin Hofmann

The Center for Civic Leadership is Hiring Civic Engagement Advocates for Fall!

Our Civic Engagement Advocates (CEAs) are dynamic student leaders that play a key role in our civic leadership team! CEAs work to support a campus culture that promotes care and community involvement by initiating, enhancing, and engaging others in efforts designed to make a positive difference in our community and beyond. 


Our team works with individual students, clubs/organizations, community partners, and faculty/staff to identify and address community challenges together- here in Alfred, regionally, and beyond. Some of our areas of oversight and engagement include The PLATE (our campus food pantry), Disaster Relief, Habitat for Humanity Builds, Voter Awareness and registration, and Leadership Suite Civic Initiative Support.


If you like to help raise awareness, cultivate connection, provide support services, and engage others in community building and care, then we want to hear from you! Applications can be found in JobLink reference number 800813803


Should you have any questions, please reach out to our team leads at

- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Bandwagon is Hiring!

Bandwagon is hiring for the 2023-2024 academic year! We are a student-run content creation organization here at Alfred State. We make videos, produce podcasts, design posters and graphics, cover events, and encourage creativity throughout the student body. Responses are due April 12th and students must have a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA to be eligible for employment in the Bandwagon. If you have any questions, please reach out to Sofia Baldwin (

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


A.C.E.S. is thrilled to be filming a new Orientation Video! We are looking for students and faculty/staff to volunteer to be in the background wearing their best Alfred State gear! No acting experience needed! All you have to do is show up at Ever Green Café at 11am OR The Campus Store at Noon on Tuesday, April 11th! INVITE ALL YOUR STUDENT/FACULTY/STAFF FRIENDS! *A photo/video release form must be signed before participation and will be available on-site for you! SEE YOU THERE!!!

- Amy Keyes

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

Join us this Friday for an After Hours Game Night in the Library -- Ron Foster

Join us this Friday for an After Hours Game Night in the Library!

This Friday, April 14th.

7 pm to 10 pm.

Come play some tabletop games along with STARK: the Student Tabletop and Roleplaying Klub.

Play a game. Bring a game. Teach a game. 

We'll have a lot of room, soft drinks, and snacks!

For questions, please contact Nick Cousino ( or Ron Foster (

- Ronald Foster

Individual Room Selection - 2023 to 2024

The Office of College Housing would like to announce that Individual Room Sign-Ups are now active. The Individual Room Sign-up Process is based on accrued credit hours (including this term) as follows:

  • All new incoming and returning students now have access to sign up for 2023 - 2024 housing options
  • Individual Room selections end Tuesday, May 30, 2023

To sign up for housing, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Enter your
  2. Select the "Sign up for Housing" icon
  3. Log into eRezlife using your Alfred State email credentials
  4. Select "Housing Overview" under Housing
  5. Select your Admit Term "202401",
  6. Select your Class (freshman, senior, etc)
  7. Select your Full/Part time status (should be full time for housing)
  8. Select your Student Type (new freshman or transfer)
  9. Select the "Apply Now" button **if you have not completed your housing profile and housing profile questions you will be re-directed to do so** 
  10. Select your Residence building preference(s). Once completed click "Save and Continue"
  11. Fill out the "Application Form"
  12. Confirm your application and select "Submit Application"
  13. Confirmation page will appear if you have successfully completed this process. 
    1. Please note, any applications that are completed between 5:00 pm and 8:00 am may not be granted access to sign up for a room until the following day (ex. If you complete your application at 8:00 pm on Monday, you might not be able to sign up for housing until 8:00 am Tuesday). This is due to the formatting of our housing software and our department reviewing applications before permitting students to sign up for housing.
  14. Return to "Housing Overview" 
  15.  Select the green "Browse Rooms"
  16. You can search for specific rooms by building/section and/or other residence preferences set up. This may take a couple of attempts pending on your preferences and room availability. "No bed available" will appear if there is not a room available through the preferences you set up. 
  17. Click the "bed" icon to select your room of choice. 
  18. Dialog window will be prompted with details of the selected room. 
  19. Click the "choose this bed" button
  20. Review the details of your room reservation. Click on "Assign me now" to confirm your assignment.  Click the "look at other rooms" link to browse other rooms. 

Information on housing sign-up can also be found on the Room Selection page for Residential Services.

Please contact Residential Services at or call 607-587-4371 with any questions. 

- Donald Schrader

Earth Week Live Stream Event – Global Climate Stories

In celebration of Earth Day, we will be live streaming a webinar with the Cornell Humphrey Fellows (Global Scholars invested in sustainable solutions to our world’s biggest challenges). 

Our changing climate poses great challenges for humanity around the world: extreme weather events, sea level rise, flooding, drought, wildfires and more. How are countries in areas most affected by climate change responding to these and other challenges? In honor of Earth Day 2023, this special edition of Verdant Views will feature current Fellows in Cornell’s Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, sharing stories of the challenges and choices they face in their home countries, and actions being taken in response to this global crisis. Presented in partnership with the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program and the CALS Department of Global Development.

  • When: Tuesday, April 18th
  • Where: SLC Small Events Space – Room 310
  • Time: 1pm-2:30pm

Snacks provided!

While RSVP is not essential, we do appreciate it. You can do so by logging into the Event on Pioneer Link . We also have a link to the live webinar details embedded on our Pioneer Event Listing if you wish to register to watch on your own. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Cyan Corwine ( 

- Cyan Corwine

Resolved: “Alfred State College should discourage the use of traditional testing and other high-stakes summative assessments as primary methods for evaluating students.” (Public Debate Event)

On Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30 pm the campus community is invited to attend a public debate event in the SLC Small Events Space. There will be a short, organized debate featuring student debaters to help frame the relevant issues followed by a public caucus-style debate in which YOU, the campus community, will have an opportunity to speak. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. We look forward to hearing your voice as we engage in a spirited but collegial debate on an issue of importance to students, faculty, and members of the campus community!

- Nicholas Stefanski