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News Image Did you know? Alfred shares its latitude with Madrid, Rome, and Beijing! 7/02/14

Just “Where in the World is Alfred, New York?” Alumnus Alan Littell, AU Class of 1953, recently wrote a piece for the Alfred Sun in which he details some of the ways to pinpoint the answer to that very question. Alan offered to share the article with E-News readers. Take a look and enjoy the read:                    

The late John Stull once told me that the latitude and longitude of Alfred University’s main administrative headquarters, Carnegie Hall—built as a library in 1912—had been inscribed on one of the building’s cornerstones. 

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Alumna has ‘Foot’ in the door of Newark Museum Exhibit 7/01/14

Bette Blank’s “Tattoo Foot” sculpture (wood/paint 2014) is on display in the Newark (NJ) Museum’s “Ready or Not: New Jersey Arts Annual 2014” now through Sunday, Sept. 7. Bette holds AU bachelor of science and master of science degrees in ceramic engineering, classes of 1961 and ’62.

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News Image Attention Rochester-area alumni: Sign up for an evening at Oak Hill Country Club! 7/01/14

Please plan to join Rochester-area alumni, parents, and friends for an Alfred University (AU) gathering at the Oak Hill Country Club, 145 Kilbourn Road, Rochester, on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6-9 p.m.

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News Image Alumnus takes ‘Turn’ in AMC’s spy drama 6/23/14

Alumnus Nick Basta’s latest acting part comes by way of a recurring role in AMC’s Revolutionary War spy drama “Turn.” Nick, AU Class of 1993, debuted as Cpl. Eastin, who works by the side of the show’s main villain, Simcoe, played by Samuel Roukin. Nick says “As his right hand man, I do all of his dirty work. It’s a lot of fun.”

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Goldenberg readies art for two summer festivals 6/20/14

Eileen P. Goldenberg, AU class of 1974, will show porcelain cups, plates, teapots, salad bowls, and saltcellars at the 22nd Annual Palo Alto (CA) Clay and Glass Festival, Palo Alto Art Center, 131 Newell Road, Saturday and Sunday, July 12-13.

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News Image Alumna to ‘Decipher’ light, color, space 6/20/14

A solo exhibit, “Decipher,” by Kimberly Watters, AU Class of 2014 who just completed her master of fine arts degree in glass, opens June 27 at the Mount Dora (FL) Center for the Arts. There will be an artist reception for Kimberly, tagged an Emerging Artist for 2014 by the center, on Friday, July 11; the show runs through Monday, July 28.

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News Image Christakis '99 re-elected to his second term of national leadership society presidency 6/20/14

Dr. Michael Christakis, AU Class of 1999 and a member of the University Board of Trustees, has been re-elected to a second, two-year term as national president of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national leadership honor society.

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Bikers complete international journey on way to Reunion ‘14 6/19/14

For the seventh time, a group of Alfred University alumni - who also happen to be avid bikers - has cycled its way to campus for the annual early summer Reunion activities.  But the 2014 riders are the first group to make the journey an international trip!

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News Image Double-‘Jeopardy’ appearance pays off 6/19/14

Beginner’s luck paid off for Paige (Junker) Ormiston, AU Class of 1999 and Honors grad, who spent two days as a contestant on one of television’s most beloved game shows, “Jeopardy.” The shows ran nationwide this week, although they were filmed in February.

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Come to the Oak Park Fair to view alumna’s art! 6/13/14

Eileen P. Goldenberg, AU class of 1974, will have her porcelain work and paintings at the Live Oak Park Fair this weekend, June 15-16, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA.

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