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THE ALFRED UNIVERSITY WEEKLY NEWSLETTER

March 8, 2013

Student Zachary Mazejka receives Alfred Community Coalition Spirit of Service Award from Jessica Jennings, AU's Service Learning coordinator.
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Faculty member, student honored with village Spirit Award

Becky Prophet, professor of theater at Alfred University (AU), and Zachary Mazejka, an AU student, are recipients of the 2013 Alfred Community Coalition’s Spirit of Service Award for their outstanding contributions to the greater Alfred community.

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University’s equestrian teams ride through winning seasons

The Alfred University (AU) Western Equestrian Team won its regional title, for the fifth time, after wrapping up the regular season unbeaten.

Residence Life professional tapped for national award on student conduct issues

Shawn Isaacs, Alfred University (AU) assistant director of Residence Life, has received the American College Personnel Association’s (ACPA) Commission for Student Conduct and Legal Issues Award, making him its new professional of the year.

Russell Lecture to take audience on search for ‘Fascism’

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and the Human Studies Division at Alfred University will welcome Dr. William D. Irvine as this year’s Russell Lecturer, Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center. Irvine will present “Looking for Fascism in All the Wrong Places;” admission to the event is free and the public is welcome.

Bergren Forum to trace 30 years of women’s studies on campus

Kerry Kautzman, associate professor of Spanish at Alfred University (AU), will present “30 Years of Women’s Studies at Alfred University,” along with a panel of faculty members as part of Alfred University’s ongoing Bergren Forum series. The lecture will take place on Thursday, March 21 at 12:10 p.m. in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center. The event is free of charge and open to the public; refreshments will be served.

Libraries awarded collection of Muslim books, films

The Alfred University (AU) Libraries were selected as one of 840 organizations nationwide to receive a collection of 25 books and four films designed to increase public understanding of Muslims in the United States and around the world.

Ride to Reunion-'Alums Along the Mohawk'

This will be a banner year for the 2013 Alumni Bike Ride, the theme of which is “Alums Along the Mohawk.”  The size of the biking group has varied in past years from two to six; this year 15 bikers have already signed up! This includes nearly everyone who has ever biked to the Reunion since the first trip in 1998! A return rate like that is a definite sign of a good experience!  (Plus we have several partials and “maybes.”)

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