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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

March 24, 2017

Neslihan Jevremovic graduated from Alfred University with a degree in ceramic engineering. Now she spearheads an effort to teach rug weaving to Syrian refugees.
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Enid Borden 'Food for Thought:'Alfred University alumna to lead discussion on hunger in the community

Enid Borden, a 1972 alumna of Alfred University who is nationally known for her fight to end hunger among the nation’s elderly, will be the inaugural “activist-in-residence” at Alfred University March 29-31.

Dave Frank Jazz Improv Master Dave Frank to play, lecture and chat at Alfred University

Alfred University’s Honors Program will host Dave Frank, founder of the Dave Frank School of Jazz, in New York City, for a two-day visit April 12-13 that will include a jazz piano performance, a workshop for local musicians on jazz improvisation, a Bergren Forum and a meeting and talk with Honors Program students called “Pursuing Your Passions.”

Alfred University students on voter registration day Alfred University named to select group of 'Voter Friendly Campuses'

Alfred University is one of 83 campuses in 23 states designated as a “voter-friendly campus” through an initiative led by national non-partisan organizations Campus Vote Project (CVP) and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education to hold participating institutions accountable for planning and implementing practices to encourage students to register and vote.

Alfred University to present Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'

Alfred University will present three performances of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It from April 6 through April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Miller Theater of the Miller Performing Arts Center on the University campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for senior citizens and area students, and $2 for Alfred University students with ID.

A Romanov-styled egg designed by Alfred University junior Trevor Monk for the opera 'Eugene Onegin' Kicker, Performing Arts student Trevor Monk turns again to opera for inspiration

Alfred University junior Trevor Monk’s last brush with classical opera involved Syracuse Opera’s production of Guiseppi Verdi’s Rigoletto, for which Monk had designed a paper maché mask depicting the traditional Commedia dell’Arte character Buffone, or Fool.

Alfred University SAB concerts announced

Alfred University’s Student Activities Board has announced the lineup for this year’s big concert to be held on April 8, 2017. The headliner is rock band Never Shout Never with supporting acts Murs, SHAED, and The Wrecks.

Cohen Gallery to host 'A Day's Work' closing reception

Alfred University’s Cohen Gallery will host a closing reception April 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. for A Day’s Work, the exhibition by Alfred University alumna Rebekah Modrak ’92 and Nick Tobier. A Day’s Work has been on display at the Cohen Gallery since its March 1 opening. The reception is open to the public.

Alfred University College of Professional Studies offers new coaching minor for students

Alfred University’s College of Professional Studies now offers a minor in Coaching, expanding the range of majors and minors in the field of Health in Human Performance to meet the interests of students who wish to work in the arena of athletics.

C. Austen Angell Glass scientist to present Scholes Lecture April 6

C. Austen Angell, a Regents’ Professor in Arizona State University’s (ASU) School of Molecular Sciences, will deliver the annual Samuel R. Scholes Sr. Lecture at Alfred University April 6.

Alumnus Dave Perry '61 and his wife, Kate, will join fellow alums for the reunion bike trip in June. Alfred University alumni cycling group keeps growing

The Alfred University alumni cycling group that will pedal into the Village of Alfred for Alumni Weekend in June is growing fast!

Veteran Alfred University alumnus and cyclist Dave Perry ’61 and his wife, Kate, will travel east from the Milwaukee, Wis.,

Professor Katarina Riesing to describe Iceland trip in March 30 Bergren forum

Alfred University Assistant Professor of Foundation Katarina Riesing will present the March 30 Bergren Forum, “Soft Core.”

Charlotte Bunch Charlotte Bunch to Speak April 4 as 2017 Riley Lecturer

Charlotte Bunch, founding director and a senior scholar at the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University, will present the 2017 Elizabeth Hallenbeck Riley and Charles P. Riley Lecture at Alfred University at 5:30 p.m. April 4 in Nevins Theater. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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