Student Announce September 6, 2023

'Habits for Good Academic Standing' Workshop - SSC

The Student Success Center will be hosting the Habits for Good Academic Standing Workshop on Wednesday, September 6th at 5pm in the Student Development Center, Room 109. Come learn strategies and techniques to improve or maintain your academic standing and feel more confident in your college career.  

Find this workshop and future events on Pioneer Link!

View our Fall 2023 Workshop Schedule on the Student Success Webpage:

- Samantha Brockway

Room Consolidations

Residential Services would like to announce that Room Consolidations will also be occurring during Open Room Changes. Room Consolidations pertain to students currently in a double room (two beds) who do not have a roommate. These students will either receive a roommate or be placed in another room. Please monitor your email and other posts within your Residence Hall for specific instructions from your Resident Director (RD) or Area Coordinator (AC).

Consolidations will occur from Thursday, August 31 to Sunday, September 10.

More information regarding Room Consolidations can be found here.

Please contact Residential Services at or 607-587-4371 with any questions regarding Room Consolidations

- Donald Schrader

Intramural Sign-ups

Missed signing up for Intramurals at the activities fair? Sign-ups are happening this week in the SLC on the third floor! Campus Recreation is offering flag football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and kickball. 


Tuesday 9/5/23 12-2pm and 5-7pm in the SLC Park Space 

Wednesday 9/6/23 12-2pm and 5-7pm in the SLC Park Space 

Thursday 9/7/23 12-2pm and 5-7pm in the SLC Park Space 

Can't make sign-ups at these times? Stop by the Campus Recreation Office (SLC 318) to sign-up on the door, or email to get signed up. 

Follow us on Instagram (@recreation_asc) for updates on events! 

- Brooke Scianna

Fitness Classes

Campus Recreation has worked closely with some amazing instructors to bring fitness classes to campus just for you! Classes are open to everyone, and we hope to see you participate. Each class has equipment provided so you do not have to worry about bringing anything, and every class is free! Please see below to see what we have to offer!

Mondays 5-6pm Boxing with Colleen Wahl in the Studio (Located in Pioneer Center)

  • Monday 9/11/23 - Monday 12/4/23 

Tuesdays 5-6pm Line Dancing with Nancy Furlong in the Studio (Located in Pioneer Center) 

  • Tuesday 9/5/23 - Tuesday 12/5/23

Thursdays 5-6pm REV+FLOW with Lynn Hayes in the Studio (Located in Pioneer Center) 

  • Thursdays 9/7/23 - 12/7/23 

Thursdays 6-7pm Zumba with Meghan Smith in the Studio (Located in Pioneer Center) 

  • Thursdays 9/7/23 - 11/16/23 

All classes are scheduled around breaks and are posted to the Campus Recreation page on Pioneer Link. For exact dates, please visit: 

Make sure to follow our Instagram (@recreation_asc) to see our upcoming events, current events, and more! 

- Brooke Scianna

Peer Coach Meet & Greet - September 6

First-year students to Alfred State, did you attend the mandatory summer orientation in May, June, or July? If not, please arrive to the Orvis Auditorium at 5PM on Wednesday, September 6 to meet your Peer Coach! We'll have fun, music, sweet treats, and important information for the upcoming semester!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Calsey Bump at ASAP. See you there!

- Calsey Bump

Name That Tune! - September 6 at 7PM

Do you think you have what it takes to guess the name of a song after hearing it for 5-10 seconds? Come to the Small Event Space on Wednesday, September 6 at 7PM for a fun night of music, friends, and food! You could also have a chance to take home a prize if you're crowned the music expert! Play in teams or on your own, we'll see you there!

- Calsey Bump

ACES Photo Submissions!

Have a photo of you and your friends enjoying a meal at one of our dining units, riding the shuttle, or shopping at The Campus Store? Send them our way for a chance to be featured on our social media! Send your pics to ACES Marketing at: 

- Amy Keyes

Emergency Drill September 13th - University Police

ALERT:  Emergency Drill


Wednesday, September 13th, 2023, at 10:10 a.m.


Alfred State will be conducting the drill to test its emergency procedures & systems on the Alfred and Wellsville Campuses


During the drill – actively shelter in place at a location where you can:

  1. Lock or block the door
  2. Darken the room
  3. Silence cell phones
  4. Move to the safest wall (where you are out of sight)
  5. Strategize and coordinate with persons with you about what to do if your door is entered by a threat.  Identify 2-4 “contact” persons who will volunteer to actively assist in getting the threat to the floor where they are unable to continue their actions. 


The sirens will be going off on both the Alfred and Wellsville campuses.  Hear an audio sample and learn about them at:


RAVE Alert!  Students upon activating their Alfred State email account are automatically registered.  To manage and update notification preferences visit:


Watch the video - RUN.HIDE.FIGHT.  Learn what you should do if there is an active shooter in your vicinity at:


Faculty members - it is recommended to share this video with your class and/or talk about your strategy for sheltering and what you will do if your room is entered.


Constitution Day Program – September 18th

The Constitution of the United State is the basic framework of our Democratic Republic. September 17th is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and each year the federal government encourages us to celebrate the Constitution and its impact on our lives. Given the 17th is a Sunday, we will host our commemorative Constitution Day programming on Monday, September 18th at 5pm in the SLC Small Events Space.

This collaborative event is supported through Social and Behavioral Sciences and The Center for Civic Leadership. Join us for a lively discussion and interactive program centered on Article II of the Constitution as we explore the foundation of the Presidency and what makes a great president. 

We will have light refreshments and voter registration resources available.

For any faculty wishing to offer extra credit, please email Cyan Corwine ( with pertinent course information so that we can capture student engagement for you.

- Cyan Corwine



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

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

Open Room Changes

Residential Services would like to announce that Open Room Changes will occur from Thursday, August 31 to Wednesday, September 6.

  • Internal Building Moves
    • Students will have the ability to move to available beds within their current Residence Hall by talking with their Resident Director (RD) or Area Coordinator (AC).
    • Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.
    • Students must complete moves within 24 hours of receiving their new room key.
  • External Building Moves
    • Students will have the ability to move to available beds in other Residence Halls by talking with Erika Winans in the Townhouse Commons or Don Schrader in the MacKenzie Commons RD Office.
    • Monday, September 4 – Wednesday, September 6 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.
    • Students can also discuss external building moves from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm by meeting with the following people:
      • Lee Wascher – For those interested in MacKenzie North, East, South, West, or Commons please go to the MacKenzie East RD Office.
      • Mary Chamberlain – For those interested in Peet, Braddon, Burdick, Getman or Shults please go to the Getman RD Office
      • Don Schrader – For those interested in Main Gate A, Main Gate B, R/C, or Townhouses please go to the Townhouse Commons
    • Students must complete moves within 24 hours of receiving their new room key.
    • Please note, there may be some price difference depending on the building are interested in moving to. This will be discussed with you prior to completing the moves.
    • Information on housing costs can be found here:
  • Room buyouts will not be offered during open room changes.

Please contact Residential Services at or 607-587-4371 with any questions regarding Open Room Changes

- Donald Schrader