Student Announce September 13, 2023

Homecoming Family Weekend Basket Raffle

Homecoming Family Weekend is fast approaching and it is time to start thinking  about our Annual Basket Raffle!  Is your department or organization interested in donating a basket for the raffle?  We encourage you to come up with a unique and fun theme for your basket!  Please reach out to Sandra Burdick at or by calling X4098 to let us know if you are planning on donating a basket.  Baskets will need to be wrapped in cellophane and delivered to the Office of Student Engagement in the Student Leadership Center no later than Wednesday, October 11th.  Baskets will be displayed and tickets can be purchased in the Student Leadership Center in Room 204 on Friday, October 13th from 10am until 4pm and again at Homecoming on Saturday, October 14th during the tailgate festivities with tickets being drawn at halftime.  Tickets will be sold as a sheet of 25 tickets for $10.  You may purchase multiple sheets if desired.

- Sandra Burdick

Hispanic Heritage Month Kick Off

The Cultural Life Center is hosting a Hispanic Heritage Month Kick Off Tabling Event. Drop by our table in the SLC Parkspace on Friday, September 15th from 12-2 pm for information and pin giveaways about Hispanic Heritage Month. Students will have opportunity to participate in a cultural photoshoot, and watch the livestream of the 2023 Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Ceremony.

- Cassaundra Stone

Pioneer Center Building: Rec Room is OPEN!

Did you know that we have a Rec Room in the Pioneer Building?  Come on in and play a game of pool, foosball, darts, and air hockey!  Tables and chairs are available for doing homework or to sit with your friends after grabbing a meal a the Feast Beast.  Just looking for a place to lounge and hang out?  We have lots of soft furniture too!  We also host events each week so check out Pioneer Link or Corq to see what's going on.  Bring your friends!

- Sandra Burdick

Help With Math, Science, and Engineering Classes

The Math Lab provides free, drop-in help with Math, Science, and Engineering classes. 

Math Lab hours are:

Monday - Thursday from 9:00am to 8:00pm in SDC 332

Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm in SDC 332

Saturday from 2:00pm to 6:00pm in the library computer lab

Stop by SDC 332 to pick up a schedule, or visit the schedule at

Math Lab Schedule


- Karen Kelly

Culinary Arts at Garlic Festival

The Culinary Arts programs will have a booth at the Garlic Festival this weekend, Sep.16th and 17th in Cuba, New York. 

There will be a student competition, a garlic challenge (open to the public), cookie decorating for children, and more. 

Stop by and see our students and faculty in action.  We hope to see you there.

- Mary Ellen Wood

What is REV+FLOW fitness?

What is REV+FLOW fitness? It is functional mobility that is low impact and high intensity at the same time. It is a one of a kind workout that is kind to your body as you develop strength, toning, balance, and flexibility. We offer a weekly class for students, faculty and staff on Thursdays from 5 - 6 pm in The Studio at the Pioneer Center. Yoga mats and light (optional) hand weights are provided. Watch this short promotional video to see what you might expect during the REV+FLOW class. If you have questions, contact Lynn Hayes at


- Lynn Hayes

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

Alfred's Got Talent Auditions

Students, do you sing, dance, perform magic tricks or comedy? What about juggling, reciting poetry, or riding a unicycle? We know you have talent and we want to see it! Alfred's Got Talent, Fall 2023 will be taking place on Friday, October 13. If you are interested in showcasing your talent, reach out to Calsey Bump to schedule an audition at Audition dates will be Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27 by appointment only from 6-8PM. Location to be announced!



- Calsey Bump

HPV Clinic

Health & Wellness Services has partnered with the Allegany County Department of Health to offer the HPV (Gardisil) vaccine to all students.  The clinic will be held on the Alfred Campus in Parish Hall on Wednesday, September 20th.  You must be registered for the vaccine; they will not be offering walk in appointments.  You can text 585-808-7626, to make an appointment, or call 585-268-9250.  Please text your full legal name.  Should you need to leave a voicemail please include your full legal name and a number to return calls to.  The fee for the vaccine will be based on a sliding scale and will be billed to your insurance.  



- Jaime Palmatier

'Note-Taking & Active Reading' Workshop - SSC

The Student Success Center will be hosting the Note-Taking & Active Reading Workshop on Wednesday, September 13th at 5pm in the Student Development Center, Room 109. This workshop will introduce different strategies designed to help you take notes on both class lectures and assigned readings more effectively. 

Find this workshop and future events on Pioneer Link!

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

- Samantha Brockway

Women’s Wrestling Team Looking for More Students – Coach Margaret Laine

Women wrestle, and so can you…even if you’ve never wrestled before. Are you courageous? Dedicated? Passionate about empowering women? The women’s wrestling team hopes to find a few more brave ladies to try wrestling, and you might be a great fit. This is your chance to make history and play an NCAA DIII sport, but the kick is, no experience is required. If you already like the gym, enjoy learning about nutrition, and are competitive, come to our interest meeting on Wednesday, 9/13 at 6:00PM, or reach out to Coach Laine ((425) 321-9667, to see what it’d look like to be a woman wrestler for Alfred State.

- Catherine Dimino

Flu Clinic


Health & Wellness Services has partnered with the Allegany County Department of Health to offer flu vaccines to all students.  The clinic will be held on the Alfred Campus in Parish Hall on Monday, September 18th.  You must be registered for the vaccine; they will not be offering walk in appointments.  The fee for the vaccine will be based on a sliding scale and will be billed to your insurance.  Attached below is the link to register.  Please note that you are not fully registered until you have completed the form in its entirety with your Alfred State email address.

- Jaime Palmatier