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March 14, 2014

"This acknowledgement of the strength of our program demonstrates the energy and excellence...of our students and faculty." - Leslie Bellavance, dean, School of Art and Design, College of Ceramics
Campus News
University administrative offices temporarily relocated throughout campus

ALFRED – The president’s, provost’s and Business and Finance offices at Alfred University will be temporarily relocated while a mold problem at Carnegie Administration Building is remediated.

Come meet ‘Art Force Five’

Please join Alfred University (AU) students and staff for “Drawn to Diversity: An Exploration of Diversity in American Comic Books.” Students wearing colorful “creativity superhero” disguises will spend their spring break spreading a positive message of equality and non-violence throughout the Bronx.

Alumnus’ movie ‘Speeds’ into theaters

George Gatins, a ceramic engineering major from the Class of 1987, is bringing his childhood love for automobiles to the big screen this weekend with the opening of “Need for Speed” in theaters nationwide.

Biking to AU for Reunion? Book your rooms!

Thinking of going to Alumni Reunion this year? Why not consider joining other alumni on our week-long biking adventure?

Area's first Art-o-mat® coming to AU

All are invited to witness the unveiling of the area’s first Art-o-mat ® on Wednesday, March 19 at 12:20 p.m. on the ground floor of Alfred University’s Powell Campus Center in the Center for Student Involvement offices. Free lunch will be served for students and community members, who will also have the opportunity to meet the machine’s creator and buy some art.

Chamber Singers bringing 'Ballads and Blarney' to library fundraising event

The Alfred University (AU) Chamber Singers, along with the Alfred Box of Books, will host “Ballads and Blarney,” a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day full of food, drink, and song on Saturday, March 22 beginning at 7 p.m. in Susan Howell Hall on the AU campus which will benefit the village library.

Alumna's Riley Lecture to focus on sexual violence prevention and public health

Alfred University (AU) alumna Dr. Kathleen Basile, a behavioral scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will present the 2014 Riley Lecture in Women’s and Gender Studies on Monday, March 24 at 5:30 p.m. in the Knight Club, Powell Campus Center. Her presentation, open to the public, is titled “Sexual Violence Prevention and the Importance of Public Health.”

‘Malt & Mingle’ with fellow alumni, friends

Join Albany-area alumni, parents, and friends for a special Alfred University gathering - Thursday, April 10, 6-9 p.m., Brown’s Brewing Co., 425 River St., Troy.

University to honor '63, '64 football teams

Members of the 1963 and 1964 Alfred University football teams will gather on campus this fall to relive what is one of the greatest tales of redemption in the long and storied history of AU athletics.

Seniors stage 'Betrayal' as capstone

Three Alfred University (AU) senior theater majors have combined their time, energy, and talents to co-direct and perform Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal” March 20-22 at 8 p.m. in the C.D. Smith Theater within Miller Theater. The performances are open to the public; admission is free.

Art faculty duo presents exhibition of photographs, paintings, sculptures

Now through Friday, April 4, Alfred University (AU) Freshman Foundation program faculty members Ted Morgan and Angie To are exhibiting a series of photographs, paintings, and sculptures in a display titled “Signs of Life” in the Fosdick Nelson Gallery, Harder Hall. The exhibit is open to the public.

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