P*Net - Alfred State College Parent News

Welcome to P*Net, the Alfred State Parent information source.

It's the final week of classes and finals here at ASC. We hope everyone has had an amazing semester and is preparing to finish strong! Parents and families, are you ready for your students to come home? :)

Instead of hauling everything home ~

#alfredstate Storage solution -- store your things -- don't haul them home!

[04/09/19]   Returning students who file their 2019-20 FAFSA by April 15 are eligible for a drawing to win a set of Apple Air Pods or a $500 book voucher. (If the student completed their FAFSA, they are already in the running for the prizes.) Filing your 2019-20 FAFSA by April 15 gives a head start on getting financial aid finalized and ready to process the fall 2019 bill by the due date to lock in classes for the fall semester. Need help? Make an appointment with a Financial Aid Counselor, phone 607-587-4253.

Register today for summer session 💻📚☀️👓 http://www.alfredstate.edu/summer

SAVE THE DATE!
Alfred State's Homecoming & Family Weekend will be held on October 11-13, 2019! *Schedule of events to be announced as the date gets closer.

[03/01/19]   If your student has not yet planned their trip home for Spring Break be sure to tell them to stop into the Campus Store to purchase tickets home. We are offering discounted tickets to Rochester, to connect with Amtrak and the airport; and even more exciting- direct routes to New York City for only $50!!!
Students can stop into SLC 204 with any questions.

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Best Foot Forward | Alfred State

Today we kick off our Best Foot Forward campaign to help reinforce our expectations about how we act toward and treat one another. Find out more at www.alfredstate.edu/bff

alfredstate.edu The primary goal of Alfred State’s Best Foot Forward initiative is to promote civil, empathic, and respectful communication. To be civil means that you make a good impression and you are thoughtful about how you interact with others.

The Harlem Wizards are coming to Alfred State, Saturday, March 2.
The game will begin at 3:00 PM in the Orvis Activities Center. The afternoon promises to be a fun-filled event that is great for kids and adults, and will guarantee to put a smile on your face! And, best of all it is FREE!!!

The Harlem Wizards have a unique mission: create awe-inspiring events throughout the country. At a Wizards game, fans will witness amazing basketball talent combined with hilarious comedy. Its two hours of family time where parents, grandparents, and kids can all laugh together. When you’ re in the stands, you’ re more than a spectator; you’ re part of the show with loads of audience participation. Throughout the game, fans will experience a magical display of tricks, coordinated ball handling, fancy passing and aerodynamic athleticism combined with high-energy comedy and audience interaction. The experience can only be summed up in two words: Awe-Inspiring!

For more information please email [email protected] or call 607-587-4075.

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Bus Trip From NYC | Alfred State

Welcome Parents of our 2019 incoming class!

Alfred State will once again be sponsoring 2 buses from New York City for an orientation session this July. This is a great and affordable way for your student to get to campus in July for mandatory New Student Orientation. This summer, the buses will leave NYC on July 14th for the July 15th orientation session. As a reminder, bus seats are open only to students - this is a great way for your student to meet other classmates before the semester even starts!

alfredstate.edu Alfred State will provide two buses from New York City to Alfred State on Sunday, July 14, 2019. The cost is $100 per student (includes overnight housing, dinner on July 14, and round-trip bus transportation). The bus is available to students only and will be chaperoned; sorry, no guests. Students r...

***Shortline route to Alfred - No Service till Monday****

Parents, please have your students take the first available bus back on Monday. Have them email faculty and notify them of the expected absence prior to class.

Stay warm everyone!! 😊

[01/16/19]   WINTER STORM UPDATE!!!

All students wishing to return to campus early to beat the storm can do so beginning 8am Friday (1/18) morning! Please check in at your residence hall upon return!

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Office of Student Engagement at Alfred State

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Check out the beautiful skies on campus during the quiet winter break.

[01/14/19]   Hoping everyone enjoys the last week of winter break with their students! Classes start one week from today!

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Happy Holidays from Alfred State

Happy Holidays! Safe travels to all our students as they begin to head home for break this finals week!

www.alfredstate.edu 10 Upper College Dr, Alfred, NY 14802 1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)

Holiday Concert!

REGISTER TODAY for online winter session. Classes start Dec. 21.

Earn college credit this winter break. REGISTER TODAY for our online winter session. Classes start Dec. 21 and end Jan. 14. http://www.alfredstate.edu/winter-session

[11/28/18]   Upcoming Winter break bus/shuttle info! :)

Cost: $35 each way (same), new pilot effort includes a mall drop-off and pickup location in each town. Ticket #s maximum are 55 (bus).

Departure date: Saturday, December 15:
• 10 am: Depart admin parking lot
• 11:20am - Marketplace Mall food court entrance (folks could use RTA buses or Uber to other locales like Amtrak)
• 11:40am - Rochester Airport
• 1 pm - Buffalo Airport
• 1:15pm - Walden Galleria Mall food court entrance

Return date: Sunday, January 20
• 4:00 pm pick up at the Walden Galleria food court entrance
• 4:15 pm pickup at Buffalo Airport
• 5:30 pm pick up at the Rochester Airport
• 5:45 pm pickup at Marketplace Mall food court entrance
Back on campus approximately 7pm

Last day to purchase tickets is December 12th! No walk-ons will be allowed for this in order to allow the college to make appropriate vehicle reservations (coach bus versus shuttle bus versus van).

Additional airport info: Meet at the Charter Bus pickup/drop off location. At the Buffalo Airport this is at the EAST end of the terminal so if they were to walk out of the lower level they would exit to the left and the bus will be on the far left of the building about 300 steps.

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Today is the day!! 💙💛📣 Lets celebrate 110 years by kicking off our Day of Giving #ASCDay2Give

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What a great day we have today!

Today is the day!! 💙💛📣 Lets celebrate 110 years by kicking off our Day of Giving #ASCDay2Give

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Share this post please- We need 100 shares to unlock $20,000 today! #AlfredState #GivingTuesday

Today is the day!! 💙💛📣 Lets celebrate 110 years by kicking off our Day of Giving #ASCDay2Give

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Alfred State Day of Giving 2018

Today is Alfred State's 3rd Annual Day of Giving! Help support our students and even give your gift to a specific group on campus! We need you!

One day. One goal. One Alfred.

give.alfredstate.edu Welcome to Alfred State College's 3rd Annual Giving Day. At Alfred State we pride ourselves on preparing our graduates to "Hit the Ground Running". The Alfred State Development Fund is the source for annual scholarships to deserving students as well as a means to support student groups participating...

[11/20/18]   Be thankful! Your students will be on their way home for Thanksgiving soon. As a reminder, Thanksgiving break begins tomorrow and ends on Sunday. Enjoy your time together and Happy Thanksgiving!

[11/14/18]   Need a lift for Thanksgiving recess next week? Save your parents the drive to campus? Catching a train, bus, or flight?

Alfred State will be “trying out” a shuttle to help students get to transportation hubs this upcoming academic break. These are each one-way tickets and cost $35 each –you can use CSA at the campus store!

WEDNESDAY, November 21st (outbound); the 3-stop outbound route ($35):
‡ Noon: Depart Alfred State from the Admin parking lot.
‡ 1:30p.m: Arrive Rochester airport
‡ 1:50 p.m.: Arrive Rochester Amtrak / bus terminal
‡ 3:10 p.m. Arrive Buffalo Airport

SUNDAY, November 25th (inbound); the 3-stop inbound route ($35):
‡ 4 p.m.: Arrive Buffalo airport for pickups
‡ 5:30 p.m. Arrive Amtrak in Rochester – * the westerly train would have arrived 5pm
‡ 6 p.m. Arrive Rochester Airport
‡ 7:30 p.m. arrive at campus and drop-off students around loop

Rules:

ü Miss the shuttle? Unfortunately, the bus cannot wait for people who are running late. Some riders have ticketed itineraries and need to be kept on time. This shuttle comes through once so there is no next shuttle.
ü Large rollers will be off-limits (soft and carry-on style luggage only)
ü ACES and Alfred State we will be held harmless for unexpected vehicle breakdowns and the bus trip cannot not travel through weather conditions that have resulted in any county-issued travel bans (we recommend any applicable trip insurance or backup plans if your plans change or you miss the shuttle).

We are excited to try out the shuttle to determine if there is demand for recess or holiday-based shuttles. The opportunity could open up options for train, air, other bus, or just a closer rally point to meet a family member who is picking you up (you do not need to be connecting to other transportation to buy a ticket).

Pioneer Link - Form

Hi folks, sorry about the broken link, lets try this again! Please take a moment to fill out this short survey to explore transportation needs for students to and from Alfred State!

https://pioneerlink.alfredstate.edu/submitter/form/start/233422

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The 2018 First-Generation College Celebration is November 8!

Today is National First-Generation College Student Day!

firstgen.naspa.org November 8, 2018 is First-Generation College Celebration!

Career Fair happening now! 😊

[10/16/18]   I hope everyone is enjoying the last day of mini break with your students! It won't be long until Thanksgiving is here and they'll be back again! :)

Week of Welcome

Another video from Week of Welcome! :)

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Meet the 'lawnmower parent,' the new helicopter parents of 2018

Interesting article. Thoughts?

https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/allthemoms/2018/09/19/meet-lawnmower-parent-new-helicopter-parents-types-parents-tiger-attachment/1347358002/

usatoday.com 'Lawnmower parents' may go so far as to ask someone to blow their child's hot food in the cafeteria. They're the new helicopter parents and mow down comforts, challenges and discomforts.

[09/25/18]   Fall is officially here! Your students will all be coming home to you for mini break in just a couple weeks! Mini-break runs from Oct 13-16 - classes resume on Wednesday 10/17!

A great end to Week of Welcome 2018! Thanks to everyone who helped to make this final event and this week a huge success! Thanks to all of our new students for attending so many events this week! Have a great first day of classes!

[08/26/18]   The final event of Week of Welcome is underway... New Student Block Party - encourage your student to come out and join us for kettle corn, cotton candy, ice cream, snow cones and much more! Tons of chances to win prizes including a $500 scholarship!

Check out the great crowd at last night's make your own pizza event and bonfire! Used a real pizza oven and everything! What kind of pizza did your student make?!

Check out all of the fun events we've got scheduled for today - the students' first weekend on campus is a busy one!

Comedian Troy Walker on campus last night with some of our students in the brand new Mackenzie Commons!

Some great ice cream masterpieces created by the expert Applied Technology faculty scoopers at the Dean's Ice Cream Social this afternoon!

[08/23/18]   Looking sharp incoming class of 2018! Congrats and welcome to Alfred State!

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bm1OBZ-jiUK/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

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Alfred State College greets new students for 2018-19 academic year | Alfred State

What a great day so far!

http://www.alfredstate.edu/news/2018-08-23/alfred-state-college-greets-new-students-2018-19-academic-year

alfredstate.edu Alfred State College officially welcomed more than 1,400 freshmen to campus recently during a New Student Convocation led by President Dr. Skip Sullivan at the Orvis Activities Center.

They’re all ready to meet the Faculty!

The calm before the “A”

The students are setting in just fine! Enjoy your night Parents! We got this :)

[08/23/18]   Hoping everyone had a great move in day! So excited to meet all of our new students this week!

So true! Thank you for entrusting your students with us!

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