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July 22, 2016

Clearing the final hurdle: Alfred University's summer camps wrapped up this week with the annual equestrian camp.
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AU President Zupan to present at STEM Academy

Mark Zupan, president of Alfred University, will be among the panelists at the Greater Southern Tier Region’s Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Academy Tuesday at Corning Incorporated’s Sullivan Park research center.  

L'il Alf with one of his pals. L'il Alf to participate in Rochester Rhinos Mascot Night Aug. 20

ROCHESTER, NY – Li’l Alf, the mascot for Alfred University, fresh from a second-place finish in a national competition for the best mascot in Division III of the NCAA, will be on hand for the Rochester Rhinos home soccer game on Saturday, Aug. 20.

Alfred Fund falls short of goal

The 2015-16 Alfred Fund, which closed June 30, fell short of its $1.41 million goal, raising $1,317,655, or 93 percent of goal, from just over 2,800 donors.

Friedman '67 provides insight into the Frankenstein progeny

Lester D. Friedman ’67 will share his “monstrous” knowledge of Frankenstein at a screening of the 1931 film version of the Mary Shelley novel at 8 and 11 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at The Dryden Theater, 900 East Avenue, Rochester.  It is part of the celebration leading up to the 200th anniversary of the novel’s publication.

And the MostArts Festival Winner is... Derek Chung!

Derek Chung, 16, from Lincolnshire, IL, is the 2016 “Young Pianist Competition” Grand Prize Winner announced at the MostArts Festival Gala Concert at Alfred University.

Alfred alumnus named president of international corporation

William C. Johnson ‘85 has been named president and chief operating officer (COO) of Chart Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of highly engineered equipment for the industrial gas, energy and biomedical industries. 

Yutaka Kobayashi's relocation card Alfred University: A stop along 'A Nisei's American Odyssey'

Yutaka Kobayashi, who attended Alfred University as a member of the Class of 1947, has published his memoirs, “A Nisei’s American Odyssey.” Kobayashi donated a copy of his book to Herrick Library to serve “as a reference source for students  to learn of the life of one former 18-year-old Japanese American student evacuee and his 90-plus years’ continuing journey through life in America.”

Bill Pullman at commencement 2011 Pullman to receive Excellence Award at Swiss film festival

Actor Bill Pullman, a native of nearby Hornell, NY,  and a member of the Alfred University Board of Trustees since 2007, will receive the 2016 Excellence Award at the Locarno Film Festival to be held Aug. 3-13 in Locarno, Switzerland.

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