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Life Skills coordinator helps student athletes adjust to college

Thanks to the generosity of alumni, first-year student-athletes at Alfred University (AU) are getting the attention they need to make a successful transition into college life. Financial commitments from Russ Fahey ’58, his wife Pat, and Kristin Klabin ’93 and her husband, Alex, and other alumni with interest in the academic success of Alfred’s student-athletes are helping to fund a Life Skills Coordinator position at AU. The primary focus of the new position is to strengthen retention rates among the University’s student-athletes, which in the first year typically number well over 200.

History professor to bring his version of 'French Resistance: Myth and Reality' into next Bergren Forum lunchtime presentation

Alfred University’s (AU) longstanding lunchtime series, the Bergren Forum, continues Thursday, Feb. 5, at 12:10 p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center. The program is free and open to the public.

In his talk, titled “The French Resistance: Myth and Reality,” assistant professor of history, Chris Churchill, will discuss the complex choices people made during the German occupation of France in World War II and the difficulties historians of the resistance face in untangling myth from reality.

Roundtable program to address 'Non-existence of Bisexuality in Fictional Media'

The first Women’s and Gender Studies Roundtable of the spring 2015 semester at Alfred University (AU) will be held on Friday, Jan. 30 from 12:20-1:10 p.m. in the Judson Leadership Center. AU student Lydia Galarneau will present on “Never Say Bi: The Non-Existence of Bisexuality in Fictional Media.” 

Alfred University School of Art and Design hosting 'Parallel Frequencies' by glass artists

The School of Art and Design at Alfred University will show “Parallel Frequencies,” an exhibition of six glass artists, including five alumni, in the Cohen Gallery beginning Friday, Jan. 30.

There will be an opening reception Friday from 5-7 p.m.; the public is invited.  Featuring work by Robin Cass ’98, Amie McNeel, Rachel Moore ’01, Jackie Pancari ’96, Kait Rhoads ’01, and Norwood Viviano’95, the exhibition runs through Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

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