Student Announce March 18, 2024

Beach Theme Dinner at The Terrace!

Come Join us at The Terrace on Thursday, March 21st from 4:30pm - 7:30pm for our Beach Theme Dinner!

- Amy Keyes


Join us Wednesday, March 20th at The Terrace for LUNCH & DINNER to celebrate all of our March Birthdays! We'll see you there!

- Amy Keyes

Ramadan Meals @ The Terrace & TimberLineZ

Ramadan Meals Are Available At The Terrace & TimberLineZ During Dinner Hours Monday - Friday 4:30pm - 7:30pm Dates: 3.18.24 - 4.09.24 

The Terrace will offer daily Halal-Approved chicken breast from Stearn's Poultry each night, as well as rotating vegetarian and seafood options. This may be eaten in after sundown or taken out to eat at an appropriate time. There will also be an order form to build breakfast boxes for the following morning. Each meal will require a meal swipe. Container fees will be waived for students observing Ramadan. 

On Saturday and Sunday evenings (after 4:30pm) TimberLineZ will run a daily special that will include a Halal-approved protein. This will be available as a meal deal. TimberLineZ will take orders on Saturday & Sundays for morning meals.

- Amy Keyes

Dinner During Ramadan on Fridays

The local Muslim Community is hosting dinner during Ramadan on Fridays at the Main Place in Hornell. Muslim students at Alfred State who wish to attend and need transport should sign up using the following link:

- Cassaundra Stone

Parking lots 20 and 22 closures

Parking lots 20 and 22 will be closed on 3/19 at 4 pm for Accepted Student Day.  These parking lots will reopen on 03/ at 4 pm.

- Gregory Howe

50 days to Graduation!

The countdown to graduation is on! Can you believe we're almost 50 days away from commencement?! Stop by the MacKenzie Commons on Friday, March 22 from 5-7PM to enjoy conversations, music, and light refreshments with your fellow classmates and faculty/staff. This is for graduating students only!  

- Calsey Bump

Paintball Battle

Get ready for the ultimate paintball battle on March 23rd, 2024! 🎉

Uniquely Tailored is teaming up with the Campus Activities Board and Ujima for an epic paintball event that you won't want to miss! 🎨🔫

🚌 Bus Pick-Up: 12:30 PM
📍 Location: Right outside the Rock Wall at Alfred State

Don't forget your Alfred State ID! 🆔 It's your ticket to a student discount of $33. Without it, students will have to pay $55. 💰

Make sure to RSVP on Pioneerlink to ensure a seat on the bus!!

Grab your friends, gear up, and get ready for an adrenaline-pumping experience! 🎯💥

See you there! 🎉

- Unique Isom

Zeta Psi Omega’s Annual Red Gala

  • March 18th from 6-8PM in the Allegany room 
  • Join the sisters of Zeta Psi Omega as we host our annual Red Gala in support of our philanthropy Love 146. Love 146 is an organization that works to bring awareness to child sex trafficking and exploitation as well as provide support to those that have been affected by these heinous acts. There will be a raffle, a sit down dinner, and a brief demonstration! Those coming are encouraged to wear red in support of Love 146, however it is not required

Tuesday Talks: Interviewing & Resume Best Practices

Are you currently seeking employment or want to get ahead of other job seekers upon graduating? Join Maureen Sibble, Director of Career Development & Planning, and Keri Edsall, Financial Aid Counselor, on Tuesday, March 19 @ 6 p.m. in PHS 106 to learn how you can prepare for job interviews and about the services the Career Development Center offers.

Upcoming Tuesday Talks:

April 2                 Investing

April 16               Student Loan Repayment

- Calsey Bump

Alfred State Debate Club Mock Trial

Are you interested in the Criminal Justice field? Maybe you wanted to be a actor or a lawyer? Well them you should reach out and ask about one of the many roles that will be offered during the Debate Clubs Mock Trial later this year! 

All are welcome! Student and Staff alike! 

Reach out to Chandler Kemp at for more information


- Chandler Kemp

TIE Etiquette Dinner

Come join us Thursday, April 4th in the Allegany Room (CDH), for a dinner where students and staff members will be able to interact in a great setting. This will be a great opportunity to mingle with different professors and on campus Professionals and Staff members. We will be having a social happy hour with mocktails from 5-6pm, after a presentation on dinner etiquette will start promptly at 6pm followed by the dinner. Anyone that is interested in attending this event please RSVP on Pioneer Link as soon as possible. 

James Fuller 
T.I.E. | Vice President & Events Coordinator 

- James Fuller

Fall 2024 Housing Application Launches March 1

Fall 2024 Housing Application Launches March 1

New, transfer, and returning students can log into Housing to complete your housing application for the fall 2024 semester beginning on March 1! 

Please note the actual room selection will being at a later date. Keep an eye on Student Announce for further details. 

Please follow these instructions: 

  1. Log into your
  2. Select the “Housing” icon
  3. All housing application forms are available under the Housing Overview tab. You will also have a recommended action to 'Apply for Housing' that will take you to the housing overview.
  4. Click the "Apply Now" button beside the housing you wish to apply.
  5. If you haven't completed your housing profile and profile questions, you may be required to complete both the housing profile and housing profile questions before proceeding to the housing application form.
  6. Once you have completed the housing profile and profile questions, you will be re-directed to your homepage. You can then use the recommended action or the housing overview to reopen the application. Select your Residence building preference by choosing the building that you would most like to live from the list on the left. You can reorder or remove preferences in the box on the left. Click "Save" to save your data, or click "Save and Continue" to proceed.
  7. Complete all questions on the application form. Mandatory questions on the application are marked with a red asterisk mark. After completing your application form, click "Save" to save your data, or click "Save and continue" to continue with your housing application process.
  8. On the Confirm Application page, carefully review your application details and check off the three terms listed indicating that you understand and agree with all statements.

Once your housing application is completed activate your RoomeeZ profile to find potential roommates! Please follow these instructions to activate and create your RoomeeZ profile.

  1. Turn on your profile under “My roommate profile.”
  2. Fill out the required fields on your roommate profile.
  3. Select which information you want shared with other students.
  4. Enter any social media and contact information you want to share.

You are now complete and can search for a potential roommate with other students who have created a RoomeeZ profile.

- Erika Winans

Jenna Curcuru, "The Blind Chupacabra" of TikTok

On Wednesday, March 20 at 2:00 PM in the Orvis Auditorium, the Allied Health Department will be hosting a virtual presentation by Jenna Curcuru, PA-C, renowned as "The Blind Chupacabra" on TikTok.

Jenna Curcuru, 43 and retired as a Physician's Assistant, Surgical Technologist, Cosmetologist, and Pastry Chef, will share her remarkable journey of resilience and adaptation following her diagnosis of Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus at the age of ten. Despite facing numerous medical challenges, Jenna's spirit remains undeterred.  Jenna offers the unique opportunity to provide different perspectives as a provider, patient, and caregiver of her only son, who has been diagnosed as terminally ill. 

Throughout her challenges, Jenna has approached adversity with a blend of sharp wit, sarcasm, joy, and an indomitable attitude. In her words, "My son and I are thriving each day, and are grateful for each day spent on this side of the grass."

Interested students, faculty, staff, and administrators are cordially invited to attend Jenna Curcuru's presentation. We hope you can join us for this enlightening event.

Event Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, March 20
  • Time: 2:00 PM
  • Location: Orvis Auditorium, Alfred State College
- Jennifer Warren

Apply to be a Resident Assistant!

The Office of Residential Services is now taking applications for the Resident Assistant Position for Fall 2024.

RA's get leadership development, mentorship with professionals, soft skill development and a resume builder, opportunities to advance into paid positions, and getting their room paid for!

Use this link to apply:
The application will close on March 31st at 4:30pm.

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 Residence Director Patrick Defoe by email at

- Patrick DeFoe

Join the Volleyball Club!

Want to be apart of a fun, inclusive, and engaging club sport but don't want to play on a athletic team? Join the Alfred State Volleyball Club today!

From doing fun trainings, engaging games, and later this year a large scale tournament, we are always looking for new members! 

Contact Chandler Kemp at for more information! 

- Chandler Kemp

Nursing Accreditation Visit March 19-21

The State University College of Technology at Alfred wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its associate in nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, in the PHS building, Room 102, located at 10 Upper College Drive, Alfred, NY 14802. Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:

            Dr. Kathy Chappell, Chief Executive Officer

            Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 

            3390 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 1400 

            Atlanta, GA 30326 Or email:

All written comments should be received by the ACEN by March 5, 2024.

- Katherine Price