Student Announce August 25, 2023


Make friends. Earn Bread. Come see us at the W.o.W. Student Employee Job Fair TODAY at the SLC Park Space (3rd floor) to fill out an application! First come first serve! 11am - 1pm.

- Amy Keyes

Did You Miss It? Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments for New SAS and SAMET Students

New SAS and SAMET Students - Did you miss it?

Check your Week of Welcome program for the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment which is Mandatory for all new incoming SAMET and SAS students. Northstar helps you assess and build your digital literacy and basic computer skills in preparation for your college programs. Did you miss your session on Tuesday or Wednesday? We are hosting an Open Make-up Lab on Friday, August 25. Drop in anytime between 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (please arrive no later than 2:30).

Bring your laptop, if you have one, and headphones/earbuds for sound.

Anyone requiring accommodations should contact Melanie Ryan in the Office of Accessibility Services at, Student Development Center, Room 136, or (607) 587 4506.

Questions about Northstar? Contact Bridget Jacobs, Alfred State's Assessment Coordinator at

- Bridget Jacobs

Steve’s Friday Feature – Steven Mauro

The WOW for Week of Welcome is living up to its name! I’m taking this opportunity to start a new way for me to highlight some of the awesome Pioneers on campus who I catch doing great things each week. Steve’s Friday Feature provides me an opportunity to brag about some of what’s great on campus and to cheer you on. This week recognizes the commitment of Bruce Riley, Cyan Corwine, and Peter McClain.

– Steven Mauro

- Stephanie LaFever

Composting help needed

Students in the agricultural programs here at Alfred State collect kitchen prep wastes with the help of ACES staff at the Central Dining Hall. These wastes are taken to the College Farm where they are composted using leaves. If you would be interested in helping with the collection and transportation of compost, please reach out to Jessica Hutchison ( We could use the assistance!


- Jessica Hutchison



ERGO is funded by the Student Senate and is freely distributed each semester.  Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit their original works of art, poetry, and prose by sending them to  Dr. Aniko Constantine (SDC Bldg., Rm. 309), is the Faculty Advisor for ERGO.  If you wish, your submission could be published anonymously or under a pseudonym.

The first meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 11, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. in the Student Development Center faculty lounge located on the 2nd floor, Rm. 242.  This meeting is open to any students interested in possibly joining ERGO.  This committee will meet 5 or 6 times during the semester.

Take a moment and review one of our previous publications located in several of the buildings around campus.  


- Debra Tomm

Message from University Police

As the fall semester commences, University Police are reminding all students not to enter or walk within any campus areas that are currently under construction. This also includes all areas that are blocked off to vehicle traffic or fenced off in any way. Many unseen hazards exist within these areas and emergency personnel are unable to gain access or assist in the event of an accident or emergency. 

In addition, students are also unauthorized from tampering with any of the construction vehicles or property at any time. This includes moving or interfering with any cones or barriers observed on campus.


- Anna Pensyl-Shutt

Room Selection for 2023 - 2024

The individual room selection process has ended. Students without a housing assignment for the 2023 – 2024 academic year must complete the housing application in eRezLife. Once completed our office will work on providing you with a housing assignment for the 2023 – 2024 academic year based on your building preferences.

If you have someone you wish to room with, please create a roommate group after each person has completed their housing application. Residential Services will try to place you with your roommate group if the space allows for it.

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

- Donald Schrader

New BIPOC Male Scholars Program

Are you a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Population of Color) Male?

Would you like to be part of a new Academic, Professional, and Social program?

Then apply to join Brother to Brother…


Brother to Brother is part of the newly created Alfred State BIPOC Scholars Program for enrolled male-identifying BIPOC Alfred State students in all programs that provides academic, social, and professional mentoring, support, and opportunities focused on persistence, retention, and success of the community at Alfred State.

The Brother to Brother program is under the direction of Dr. Brian Saltsman, Coordinator of BIPOC Scholars, and is facilitated by professional and student peer mentors. The program will utilize on-campus offices and personnel, community resources, and regionally available programs and opportunities to meet the needs of the target demographic population. The goals are to build intentional community for men of color at Alfred State, increase the retention rate of men of color, and increase success outcomes inside and outside of the classroom.

Men interested in learning more or joining the initial cohort are asked to fill out the student interest form found at

An interest and intake meeting will be held during the first week of Fall 2023. A schedule of events and resources will be distributed. Currently, the following are a sample of the included topics and events:

-- Financial Literacy and Management         -- 3x3 Basketball Tournament

-- Cooking and Grilling Clinics                      -- Academic Goal-setting & Check-ins

-- CPR/First Aid Training                               -- Men of Color Leadership Conference

-- Philanthropy Project  

- Brian Saltsman

Student Senate Executive Board 2023-2024

President - Kaytlin Cottrell

Executive Vice President - Lilith Holmes

Vice President of Finance - Isaiah Dempson

Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging - Daniel Mitchell-Brown 

Vice President of Academic and Technology Affairs - Marlena Volpe

Vice President of Student Engagement - Danny Davis

Vice President of Student Life - D'Asia Grant

Vice President of Commuter Affairs - Michael Bianco

Vice President of Records and Organizations - Jianna Flora

Vice President of Wellsville Affairs - Amir Angevin

Student Senate Treasurer Training

Date: Tuesday, August 29th
Time: 7:00pm
Location: SLC 310 (Small Event Space).

The Student Senate Treasurer Training is MANDATORY for all Senate-funded clubs and organizations. 
Members must send their Club Treasurer and a secondary member of the Executive Board to receive the THREE incentive points for this event.

Members may represent more than one organization--be sure to sign in for both.

For more information:

If you cannot make this training due to work or class please e-mail Tyler Ribble,, as soon as possible. 

- Tyler Ribble

Open Position for the Student Senate Executive Board

Student Senate has an open position for the Vice President of Student Life.

If interested, please contact Tyler Ribble and Kaytlin Cottrell via Outlook email for more information about the position and to set up an interview. 

- Tyler Ribble