Homecoming/Family Weekend 2012

Event Date(s): 
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 8:00pm to Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 2:00pm

The Alumni Council, President John M. Anderson, and Student Activities Office are pleased and excited to welcome you “home” to Alfred State again this year, to participate in the various activities planned for you. Take a look at the schedule below, mark your calendars, and plan to join us for fun and memories.

Schedule subject to change. Return to this page for updates.

Thursday, Oct. 11

8 p.m.Dodgeball Tournament
Students, faculty, and staff: This is your opportunity
to come out and show us your dodgeball skills.
Sign up your team in Orvis 4 - 6 p.m. Monday - Thursday.
Orvis Gymnasium

Friday, Oct. 12

4 p.m.Welcome Reception and Campus ToursTBA
6 p.m.Athletic Hall of Fame Induction CeremonyCappadonia Auditorium
6:30 p.m.Alumni & Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner
$15, will recognize the classes of '62, '87, '02, and
the nursing and agricultural technology programs, pre-register online
Lake Lodge
8 p.m.Dive-In Movie - Family Friendly Event
Kids and adults of all ages, bring your swimsuits and join us as you
watch a popular movie while swimming or simply floating around.
Lifeguards will be on duty.
Orvis Pool
9 p.m.Alfred's Got Talent Contest
- Alumni and students can participate
- Judging categories are: vocal, instrumental, theater/drama, and dance.
- Prizes
- Pre-registration is required
- This event is rated PG-13/R
- If you would like to be a contestant, contact Troy Morehouse by email
morehotw@alfredstate.edu or phone (607) 587-3222.
Cappadonia Auditorium
11 p.m.Madden Tournament
You think you got what it takes to be the ultimate Madden champion?
Here is your chance to show us what you’ve got! First-come,
first-serve. Sign-ups will begin at 10:30 p.m.
Pioneer Lounge

Saturday, Oct. 13

9 a.m.2nd Annual Race for a Cure 5K Run/Walk
Proceeds go to Carly’s Club and Roswell Park Cancer Institute
to provide critical funding for pediatric cancer research and
programming. The cost is $15 and pre-registration will guarantee a t-shirt for the first 50 participants.
Otherwise, anyone is welcome to register on the day of the event.
Join us in this fun and meaningful civic engagement event.
10 Elm Fresh Market and Cafe
9 a.m.COSA Ribbon Cutting CeremonyCollege Farm
10 a.m.Men’s Lacrosse Alumni GamePioneer Stadium
10:30 a.m.Physical & Health Sciences Ribbon Cutting CeremonyPhysical & Health Sciences
11 - 1:30 p.mDon't miss the Tailgate Chicken BBQ Party before the game.
$10/adults, $5/kids. Cash bar for 21 & over. (Dinner cost
includes admission to football game; students may use meal cards)
Tent near Orvis
1 p.m.Football vs. Globe Tech
Pioneer Stadium
3:30-5:30 p.m.Gold Rush Gathering
This festive family friendly event features carnival games,
inflatables, a cake raffle, free food, and tons of prizes. Student
presentations and interactive competitions for all will also
be taking place.
Orvis Gymnasium
4 p.m.Alumni Baseball GameBaseball Field
5 p.m.Women’s Soccer vs. Roberts Wesleyan JV
Pioneer Stadium
6 p.m.Family Feud – Greek Game Show (PG-13)
Cappadonia Auditorium
7 p.m.Men’s Soccer vs. Roberts Wesleyan JV
Pioneer Stadium
8 p.m.Magician Joel Meyers
Cappadonia Auditorium

Sunday, Oct. 14

10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.Brunch
$6 per person
(Students may use meal cards)
The Terrace, Central Dining Hall
12 noonWomen’s Alumni Softball GameSoftball Field


At this time, online registration is no longer available. If you would like to attend this year's events, but did not register, please call Cindy Croston at (607) 587-3931.


Accommodations have been reserved at the following local hotels: (Responsible for making your own reservations) Please let the hotel know you wish to reserve a room being held for the Alfred State Homecoming/Family Weekend event.

The Comfort Inn
1 Canisteo Square
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: (607) 324-4300

30 West Dyke Street
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: (585) 593-3449

Additional accommodations