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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

August 14, 2014

It's a sure sign of fall approaching! Jessica (Dunster) Hurlbut '04, head athletics trainer, works on a football player. Players returned to campus this week.
Campus News
New faculty member's work displayed in Kilkenny (Ireland) Arts Festival exhibitions

New work by Karen Donnellan, set to begin her first semester as assistant professor of sculpture and glass in the School of Art and Design at Alfred University, is currently on view in “Cercle,” a solo show, and “Resonance,” a two-artist exhibition, both in the Kilkenny Arts Festival at the National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Iron & Wine to perform on Miller stage

The Alfred University (AU) Student Activities Board will host Iron & Wine live in concert on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 8 p.m. in Miller Theater, Miller Performing Arts Center. Doors will open at 7.

Mandel ’63 heads transportation firm designed to assist the disabled, elderly

Fort Myers Beach, FL resident and councilman Alan Mandel, AU Class of 1963, is the new chief executive officer of Good Wheels, a Southwest Florida transportation company that aids the disabled, disadvantaged, and elderly.

September: National Preparedness Month

Being prepared for disasters is a shared responsibility. It takes the whole community working together to effectively prepare for, respond to, and recover from the destructive forces of nature and other emergencies and disasters. Let’s all start community resiliency building! “Be Aware, Prepare, Volunteer!” 

New TNT drama based on Littell ’56 novel

The TNT crime drama “Legends,” which premiered Aug. 13, 2014, is based on the Robert Littell (AU Class of 1956) novel “Legends: A Novel of Dissimulation” released in 2005.

AU's undergraduate education among nation's best says The Princeton Review

Alfred University (AU) offers one of the best undergraduate education experiences in the country according to findings in The Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges” released this week.

McAllaster ’80 acting president at Rollins

Craig McAllaster, AU Class of 1980 was named acting president at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, earlier this summer.

Rosenthal ’75 appointed to Hudson River regulation board

Jeffrey Rosenthal of Amsterdam and Mayfield, AU Class of 1975, has been appointed by NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a five-year term on the Board of the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District.

Alfred University creates 'book fund' in memory of two alumni who were killed in Aug. 2 Long Island Expressway car crash

Friends and classmates of  two Alfred University alumni who were killed in a car crash on  the Long Island Expressway during the early-morning hours of Aug. 2 are creating a “book fund” as a memorial to them.

Assistant football coaches appointed

Alfred University (AU) head football coach Bob Rankl announces the appointment of two assistants, which fills out the Saxons’ full-time coaching staff.

Heitmeyer ’10 ‘Temporality’ in exhibit

Sarah Heitmeyer, AU Class of 2010, joins a fellow Genesee Pottery artist-in-residence to open “Temporality” Friday, Aug. 8 from 6-8 p.m. in the Firehouse Gallery, Genesee Center for Arts and Education, 713 Monroe Ave., Rochester. Admission is free.

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