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January 7, 2022

E-news is an electronic newsletter for Alfred University alumni and friends to provide the latest in alumni news and events, campus happenings, and sports. If you have news to share please email Mark Whitehouse or you may call us at 607-871-2040.

School of Art and Design announces new partnership with CVA

Alfred University’s School of Art and Design recently announced a new partnership with the Chautauqua Visual Arts Residency Program.


Alfred University Institute for Electronic Arts awarded $25,000 grant from NYS Council on the Arts

The Institute for Electronic Arts (IEA) at Alfred University is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). The grant is part of $45 million in funding from the Council on the Arts announced Monday, Jan. 3, by New York Governor Kathy Hochul, which will support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector throughout the state.


Mark Mortenson ’80 participates in Nasdaq closing bell ceremony

Alfred University alumnus Mark Mortenson ’80, co-founder and chief science officer at Clene Nanomedicine, Inc., was among those participating in the Nasdaq closing bell ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 4.


Former Alfred University trustee Frederick Gibbs ’54 passes away

Alfred University alumnus and former Board of Trustees member Frederick W. Gibbs ’54 passed away Tuesday morning (Jan. 4, 2022) in Charlotte, NC. He was 89.


"Drawing Community" invites submissions on theme of Reconnection

Alfred University’s Cohen Gallery will host Drawing Community Project, a community-based drawing exhibition, and invites anyone who would like to participate to submit an 11” x 14” drawing on the theme of Reconnection.


Virtual ceremony held to honor December graduates of AU-NY Master’s of Public Administration degree program

Alfred University held a virtual commencement ceremony on December 4, 2021, to recognize 31 graduates who earned a Master’s in Public Administration degrees through the University’s AU-NY program.


MFA students' work accepted for COHORTS exhibition at University of Montana

The work of three graduate students in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design has been accepted for the exhibition “COHORTS: alone – together,” hosted by the University of Montana’s MFA Art program.


Alfred University professor Wang interviewed for National Digest story on renewable energy

Xingwu Wang professor of electrical engineering and renewable energy engineering at Alfred University, was interviewed by the National Digest for a recently-published story on the development of renewable energy sources.


Boswell promoted to director of Athletic Communications

Chris Boswell, a longtime assistant in the Alfred University Office of Athletic Communications, has been appointed director of Athletic Communications.


Women's soccer team Garners Ethics & Sportsmanship Award

The Alfred University women's soccer team was one of only 23 collegiate soccer teams presented with the United Soccer Coaches Team Ethics & Sportsmanship Award at the Gold level or Platinum level.


Saxon athletics to host Saxon Nation raffle drawing

The Athletics Department at Alfred University is selling tickets for its annual Saxon Nation Raffle Ticket Drawing from now until the drawing on April 30, during the halftime of the home men's lacrosse game against Keuka College.

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