Student Announce November 8, 2023

Spring Registration Drop-In Hours - AAC

It’s almost time to register for Spring classes!


The Academic Advising Center will be hosting drop-in hours from 8:30am to 5:30pm the week of November 13th to November 17th in SDC 203. Stop in for help with choosing classes, creating your schedule, navigating Schedule Planner or DegreeWorks, questions about changing your major or any other academic advising questions. Remember – any advising questions can be sent to


Don’t forget to make an appointment with your primary Academic Advisor to get class recommendations, your registration PIN, and your day/time for registering!

- Samantha Brockway

Food Club is going to Sprague's on Friday, Nov. 10

The Food Club is going to Sprague's in Portville, NY on Friday, Nov. 10.  The van will be outside the PHS-CDH exit on Friday, 11/10, at 2:30 pm for pickup to go to Sprague's.  We should get there by 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm and then be back to campus by 6 pm.  If you're interested in joining, please contact Dr. Bauer at

- Katherine Price

Enter To Win - Dining Surveys Now Available!

Check your emails! The Dining Surveys are now available! Your answers remain anonymous yet every entry will get you entered into our prize drawing. The more surveys you fill out, the more chances you have to win! LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD! These surveys will only be available for a limited time so submit, today!

- Amy Keyes



Mark your calendars for the Grand Opening of The Nook! We will have a special guest appearance of Brian Perry from Perry's Ice Cream, a ribbon cutting ceremony, a raffle giveaway, complimentary ice cream, and more!

Join us November 10th at 2pm - 3:30pm (Ribbon Cutting at 3pm)! 

*Located on the first floor of CDH

- Amy Keyes

Drama Club Musical - The Lightning Thief

Alfred State Drama Club presents The Lightning Thief - The Percy Jackson Musical! The show dates are November 16th, 17th and 18th at 7 pm. There is also a matinee at 2 pm on November 18th. Tickets can be purchased through the Alfred State bookstore ahead of time, as well as at a table in the SLC park space November 8th - 10th and 13th - 17th. You can also purchase tickets at the door. Students are $5.00 and general admission is $10.00. Come support the Drama Club and see our show!

- Abigail Hurley

The Nook - ENTER TO WIN!

Be sure to stop by The Nook (CDH - 1st floor)during business hours to enter to win some awesome prizes! Raffle Winners will be drawn at The Nook's Grand Opening, this Friday! Come enjoy complimentary ice cream and to be a part of our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Attend and meet Brian Perry, from Perry's Ice Cream!

Friday, November 10th, 2pm - 3:30pm (Ribbon Cutting and Prize Winners announced at 3pm)


- Amy Keyes

Register for a chance to win!

Register for a chance to win!

Register for January classes before Thanksgiving for a chance to win one of four $50 Amazon gift cards!  

Alfred Campus students must get their pin number from their academic advisor in order to register in BannerWeb.  

If you have any questions regarding course registration, please reach out to your academic advisor or the Academic Advising Center.  

- Nicole Schroeder

Kitten Yoga!

The Vet Tech Club is sponsoring a Kitten Yoga class! 

Event date Saturday November 4, 2023 at 11am in the Pioneer Studio. Registration is $10 and must be paid in advance by Friday at 4pm to reserve your spot. Space is limited! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Hornell Humane Society. 

Yoga mats available or you can bring your own. Wear comfortable clothes you can move in. Suggested to bring water and a towel. 

Register at or contact Prof. Meghan Smith for further information. 

- Meghan Smith

Stay For 4 - Submit Your Application In Time to Register For Spring Classes!

Any students who are planning to graduate this December from either an associate (or certificate) program who wish to continue their education at Alfred State College in a corresponding baccalaureate (or associate) degree program need to complete a SUNY Joint Admissions/Intent to Enroll Form.  This would also include any graduates who wish to pursue the Technology Management or Interdisciplinary Studies baccalaureate degree!

These forms should be completed and returned to the Admissions Office as soon as possible.  Students must submit their completed SUNY Joint Admissions/Intent to Enroll Forms to the Admissions Office in order to sign-up for spring classes when course registration opens on November 13.  As a reminder, there is no application fee since students will be either associate degree (or certificate) recipients continuing in the corresponding program. 

The updated SUNY Joint Admissions/Intent to Enroll form is available at

- Kandi Geibel

Men's Soccer Qualifies For NCAA Tournament

The Alfred State Men's Soccer Team is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history as announced by the national office Monday afternoon.  

The Pioneers won the AMCC conference tournament to receive the conference’s automatic bid after taking down the number one seed Mt Aloysuis Mounties 4-3 in penalty kinks on Saturday.

Alfred State is set to travel to Cortland to take on the Red Dragons this Saturday at 11 am.

Head Coach Gabe Kuhn added “It is an honor to be in the national tournament for the first time in program history. We are excited to play one of the best teams in the country and the team is ready for the challenge!”

The live video link is , and the live stat link is:

- Will Rollison

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 FREE 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. There are four classes left this semester on November 9th and 16th before Thanksgiving Break and November 30th and December 7th after Thanksgiving Break.

If you have questions, contact Lynn Hayes at


- Lynn Hayes

R.A.D. Self-Defense Course

Join our University Police for our first R.A.D. Self-Defense Course this semester. It will take place November 9-11 from 5-9PM in the Pioneer Center. This three day course is open for everyone (faculty/staff/student) to learn more ways on how to protect yourself. 

11/9 - Lecture with open discussion & self-defense techniques.

11/10 - Review of previous days techniques. Continue technique instruction.

11/11 - (Optional, and only for females this day) Review all techniques and participate in scenario training.

If you can't make it this time but want to participate in a future class, please email Officer Middaugh, To RSVP to this course or for more details, please email OR sign up on Pioneer Link. 

- Calsey Bump

Alternative Spring Break Applications Are Now Open!

Winter is coming, and the Civic Leadership team is celebrating by thinking ahead to Spring Break! Do you love giving back to communities in need and soaking up some sunshine when the snow just won’t let go? If so, this spring break service trip could be perfect for you! The application for our Alternative Spring Break trip is now open! 

We will once again be traveling to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to work with Habitat for Humanity during our 2024 spring break (March 10th-March 16th).  If you are interested in learning more or wish to be considered for the trip, we invite you to visit our Civic Engagement Pioneer page to submit your application. While we open this opportunity up for student volunteers, we welcome interested faculty/staff to also reach out in case we have need for additional chaperone support. 

Not sure if this trip is for you, please help us spread the word to others regarding this wonderful opportunity to take part in Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge event so we can send a rock-star group of Alfred State Pioneers to support some community wellbeing down south!

We have limited spaces available and will be finalizing our cohort shortly after Thanksgiving Break! Should you have any questions, please reach out to Cyan Corwine (

- Cyan Corwine

Thanksgiving Break Transportation Options

Thanksgiving Break Transportation Options



Will depart from Alfred on:

              Tuesday, November 21 at 2:30 p.m. from Orvis

              Tuesday, November 21 at 2:45 p.m. from West University St.

Return to Alfred on:

              Sunday, November 26 at 10:15 a.m. from Port Authority Bus Terminal

Be sure to secure your ticket today at

Rochester Airport:

Will depart from Alfred on:

              Wednesday, November 22 at 6 a.m.

Return to Alfred on:

              Sunday, November 26 at 5 p.m.  

If you are requesting transportation to the Rochester International Airport please fill out the Online Travel Request Form

As a reminder the Residence Halls will close for Thanksgiving Break, Tuesday, November 21 at 10 p.m. If you are requesting to remain on campus for a portion, or duration of Thanksgiving Break please be sure to fill out the Break Housing Application in eRezLife.

- Erika Winans

Thanksgiving Break Housing Application

Residence halls will close at 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, for the Thanksgiving Break. The Residence halls will reopen at Noon on Sunday, November 26, 2023. Residential Services is aware that the final bus scheduled to leave Alfred leaves before 10:00 p.m. If you are here for an academic reason and cannot make travel arrangements for the evening of Tuesday, November 21, please contact your Residence Director to remain on campus that night. However, you must plan travel arrangements for the morning of Wednesday, November 22.

Only students who have been approved to stay for the break will be allowed in the residence halls.

All others may be charged with trespassing.

Students will only be approved who:

  • Live over 500 miles away (according to your home Banner Address)
  • Have a Special Circumstance (ex. You do not have a place to go)
  • Working for the college during the break (with Supervisors Approval)
  • Part of an official athletic team, listed on the Roster received from Athletics, and have practice or a game during the break

If you wish to apply to stay for the break, please complete the "Break Housing Request" form on eRezLife. To access this form, please sign in to, select "sign up for housing," and then select the "Break Housing Request" form. 

Please note, that this form will close on Thursday, November 16.

If you have any questions, please contact Residential Services at 607-587-4371 or email:

- Donald Schrader

Exploring Global Citizenship and Value of Cultural Exchange with the 2023-2023 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows

International Education Week is just around the corner and we are proud to once again welcome distinguished international scholars to our campus to broaden perspective as we engage in meaningful cross-cultural dialogue. Have a look at the incredible bios for the  2023-2024 Cornell Humphrey Fellows and come be part of the conversations had during their visit! 

This years distinguished fellows will be engaged in various guest speaking opportunities across campus on November 16th and 17th to help us celebrate International Education Week. In addition, we will host a panel discussion and encourage faculty, staff, and students to attend 

  • When: November 16th 5-6pm 
  • Where: Allegany Room (CDH)
  • Topic(s) Explored: 2023-2024 Cornell Humphrey Fellows discussing their roles as professionals in their home countries, what it means to be a global citizen, and the value of cultural exchange. 

Should any faculty wish to offer extra credit for this event, please contact Cyan Corwine ( with the name of your course(s) so that we can have a sign in sheet available for you. 

- Cyan Corwine

Alfred State Cybersecurity Team

Do you want to learn how to protect your computer from threats? Do you want to see how network admin's protect different services like emails and different computers?

Well come join the Cybersecurity team! 

We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm-6pm in the SET building, room 446. 

We look forward to meeting you!

- Zachary Clarke