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Charitable planning tip: IRA rollover renewed 3/02/16

Congress has extended – and made permanent – the IRA charitable rollover provision. If you are 70½ or older you can roll over any amount (up to $100,000) from your IRA to Alfred University (AU) or other charity of your choice.

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News Image Blank ’61 art finds its way into ‘Art Booth,’ ‘Art Connections’ gallery exhibitions 3/01/16

Art by Bette Blank, AU Classes ’61, ’62 is included in two late-winter exhibits. Her “Moon Box II” (2016) mixed media, 12x12x2 inches is in “Art Booth” – an art booth in a gallery - at the Adam Baumold Gallery, 60 E. 66th St., New York through Saturday, March 5, 2016. The gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

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News Image Herrick Library hosting month-long exhibition of paintings by Perrone '82 3/01/16

Alfred University’s (AU) Herrick Library will present “Selected Paintings 1990-2016 by Stephen Perrone” beginning Friday, March 4 and running through Saturday, April 2. Perrone is a Central New York artist and member of the AU Class of 1982.

Herrick Library will display an array of paintings created by Perrone during his career in the arts.

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News Image Plucinsky ’93 welcomes all to fifth annual ‘Eggstravaganza’ at Glass Academy 2/25/16

The Glass Academy, 25331 Trowbridge, Dearborn, MI, co-owned by Michelle Plucinsky, AU Class of 1993, presents its fifth annual “Glass Eggstravaganza” Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at its Dearborn location (free street parking).

The “Eggstravaganza” is a feel good, all ages, family event that gets everyone excited about glass blowing; watch live demonstrations in the studio all day during the show.

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Take a look at some of Kaplan ’05’s ‘300 Days’ of drawings 2/25/16

Lisa Kaplan’s “300 Days” exhibit at the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation includes 66 drawings from the series, which was begun in March 2012. The show opens at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 and runs through Sunday, March 27. Lisa is a member of the AU Class of 1975.

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News Image Smith ’05 ‘Seeing in the Dark’ during Alfred State College multi-media exhibition 2/25/16

Artist-teacher Ashley Smith, AU Class of 2005, will exhibit some of her multi-media artwork at the Alfred State Hinkle Memorial Library Monday, Feb. 29 through Friday, April 1.

Titled “Seeing in the Dark,” the exhibit will include three series of works comprising 27, 8-by-10 pieces, three large mandalas, and eight still-life pieces of assorted size. Each series includes paintings on paper made using acrylic and oil paint. Ashley also plans to show jewelry, primarily cuffs made of leather and cotton, which include intricate embroidery beading.

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News Image Musical talent of Bruce ’08 leads to 2017 Grammy Music Educator nomination 2/25/16

Chaz Bruce, AU Class of 2008, who this week is making final preparations for his “James Brown Experience” – described as “an ecstatic production that includes popular songs by James Brown delivered through the vision and full release of the talent and soul that is Chaz Bruce,” learned he has been nominated for the Grammy’s Music Educator Award for 2017.

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News Image And the winner is … The Art Force Five! 2/25/16

After making their pitch before a panel of six judges, Alfred University’s (AU) Art Force Five team was selected Wednesday evening to receive the $5,000 top prize in the Rochester (NY) Democrat & Chronicle’s Unite Rochester Challenge.

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News Image West ’06 showing ‘Unmet’ portrait series 2/11/16

AU alumna Christina A. West, Class of 2006, is showing a solo selection of work in “Unmet” at the CG2 Gallery, in the Wedgewood/Houston arts neighborhood of Nashville, TN.

Gallery notes read: “The ‘Unmet’ series are portrait busts that do not meet our expectations for what a portrait would typically present about a person’s likeness. According to West, ‘they highlight the alienation that I inevitably feel with others because their thoughts and feelings are inaccessible; I can never be in another’s head as completely as I am in my own.’

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News Image President-designate introductory video 2/11/16

Leslie J. Gelber ’77, chair, Alfred University (AU) Board of Trustees and chair, Presidential Search Committee, sent a message to the AU community Wednesday, which read, in part:

“…In our search for a new president for Alfred University, we wanted someone who demonstrated scholarly excellence, who has forged successful partnerships within the public and private sectors, and who has developed strong academic programs.

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