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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

May 26, 2017

Alfred University alumnus, Trustee and Chair Emeritus Gene Bernstein '69
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Gene, Kathy Benstein pledge $2 million for scholarship fund

Alfred University alumnus Gene Bernstein ’69, a long-time member of the University’s Board of Trustees and Chair Emeritus, and his wife, Kathy, have become the latest Heritage Circle members through a bequest commitment of $2 million toward their previously endowed scholarship fund.

MostArts magic returns July 9-15

After eleven months of organizing, planning and preparing, Alfred University’s MostArts Festival will begin Sunday, July 9. The musicians, artists, people who work behind the scenes and our volunteers are hard at work to make this year’s festival the best ever. And our goal is to post the “Sold Out” sign in front of Miller Theater, so order your tickets early!  

Eight great young pianists to compete in MostArts fourth Young Piano Competition

Eight finalists have been selected for the fourth Young Piano Competition at Alfred University’s 2017 MostArts Festival. The Grand Prize of $10,000 cash was donated in memory of Alfred University Business Professor, Robert Hutter. The winner will be invited back in 2018 to perform with the MostArts Festival Orchestra at the opening concert.

Alfred University alumna Shakima Clency to return to AU as inaugural Diviersity Fellow

Alfred University’s Institute for Cultural Unity has announced the appointment of alumna Shakima (McCants) Clency as its inaugural Diversity Fellow, to begin August 2017. The new post-doctoral fellowship position was created as part of a restructured Center for Student Involvement, replacing the previous Coordinator of Diversity Programs position.  

Voice of classical music Bliss Michelson shares appreciation of MostArts

Listen to Bliss Michelson's appreciation of Alfred Univesity's MostArts festival.

Eiko Otake Dancer Eiko Otake to serve residency at Alfred University in Spring 2018

Alfred University Professor of Dance D. Chase Angier has received funding from New York State DanceForce to bring internationally renowned dance artist Eiko Otake to Alfred University for a week-long residency from March 19-23, 2018.

Center for Career Development offers 'Handshake'

Alfred University’s Career Development Center this week announced it is transitioning to a new platform for employer recruitment, student networking and job searching.

Alfred University to award degrees to more than 140 students in Downstate Program Commencement

Alfred University next week will award master degrees and Certificates of Advanced Study to over 140 students who have completed their coursework in five graduate programs offered in partnership with the Center for Integrated Teacher Education (CITE) in the greater New York City area. 

Alfred Magazine Spring 2017 Alfred Magazine Spring 2017 Issue

Alfred University is excited to announce the Spring 2017 Alfred Magazine has been issued.

Alfred University’s undergraduate business school among top-rated in New York State

Alfred University’s undergraduate programs in business are among the top 25 in New York State, according to a new ranking released Monday by Top Management Degrees. Among the 100 undergraduate business programs in New York State evaluated by Top Management Degrees, Alfred University ranked 21.

Still time to join Alfred University's biking alumni

It was at the dawn of the new century — 2003 to be exact — that a group of Alfred University alumni from the class of 1958 decided to start something special for their 45th college reunion. Roger Eiss, Russ Fahey, Elliott Lasky, Andy Seaman, and Dave Wilcox turned Reunion Weekend into a week-long adventure by cycling 250 miles from north of Philadelphia to Alfred, crossing the Pocono Mountains. 

And a tradition was born. 

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