Student Announce April 12, 2023

Pioneer Wellness Workshops

Counseling services will be continuing to facilitate wellness workshops over the next several weeks that are open to all students. The workshops are based on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy curriculum and will cover the following topics on these upcoming dates:  


         Mindfulness/Distress Tolerance 4/13 @5PM

       Relationships with Others/ Boundaries 4/20 @5PM

       Communication 4/27 @5PM


 Students will have the option to attend one workshop or the entire series, though it is encouraged to attend all. The next workshop on mindfulness and distress tolerance will take place at the Oasis in the SLC Thursday April 13th at 5PM. 


Plain White T’s Concert Tickets for sale $5 at the Campus

You may know Plain White T’s for their hit record “Hey There Delilah” and they will be in Alfred THIS SATURDAY at 7:00 p.m. at the McLane Center Gym on Alfred University’s campus.

Get your tickets today at our Campus Store (SLC 2nd floor) for $5.00! and will be available in the Campus Store until Friday at closing.

Your other options are:

Online: Ticket sales close Thursday, here is the link:

At the Door: CASH only sales day of.


April 15, 7:00 p.m. at the McLane Center Gym- Student Price $5

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

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

Open House - Saturday, April 15, 2023

Admissions is excited to host our final spring 2023 Open House program, this Saturday, April 15. 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

Fall Registration Drop-In Hours - Academic Advising Center

The Academic Advising center will be hosting drop-in hours for students to meet about Fall registration this week. Students can stop in to SDC 203 from 8:30 am to 4pm Monday (4/10) through Friday (4/14) to meet with one of our Academic Advisors to discuss their schedule for next semester. Remember – any advising questions can be sent to

- Samantha Brockway

'How to Overcome a Bad Day' Workshop - SSC

The How to Overcome a Bad Day Workshop will be hosted by the Student Success Center on Wednesday, April 12th at 5pm in the Student Development Center, Room 109. Everyone has had one - a day that just does not go as planned. Sometimes we wake up and just feel off, or sometimes it feels everything we try to do goes wrong. This workshop will discuss options on how to overcome these days. Learn how to control your day, rather than be a victim of a bad day. 

Find this workshop and future events on Pioneer Link.

View our Spring 2023 Workshop Schedule on the Portal - --> Office of Student & Faculty Development --> Spring 2023 Student Success Workshops

- Samantha Brockway

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 (

Student Ambassadors Wanted - Office of Admissions

The Admissions Office is currently looking for students who would like to become part of the Alfred State student ambassador team. Student ambassadors are dynamic leaders in the community and classroom and help provide a lasting impression of the College. The student ambassador position is highly prestigious and allows students to build valuable career skills like problem-solving, public speaking, and communication.  As an added bonus you will earn some extra spending money!

Available positions are for Summer 2023 and the 2023-2024 academic year and all applicants must be in good academic standing (GPA of 2.0 or better). Students can apply here by April 14 to be considered for the position!

- Calsey Bump

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

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

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

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

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

Seeking Donations – gently used lab coats and goggles

Do you have a lab coat or goggles no longer needed or spare that you are willing to part with?  If so, please donate to our student initiative to provide support to current and future students! 

Donation bins can be found in the Cultural Life Center (CLC), SLC 401, and in the main entrance of the Physical and Health Sciences Building. The students leading this initiative would like for any students in need to feel free to pull directly from donations that have been received in bins. 

At the end of the semester, remaining donations will be inventoried and made available through the Exchange (campus thrift).  Should you have questions about this initiative please reach out to Cyan Corwine in the Center for Civic Leadership ( or Cultural Life Center Student Ambassador, Danielle Abihzer  (

- Cyan Corwine

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

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

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!