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September 22, 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.

Alfred University names Angie Taylor interim Chief Diversity Officer

Beth Ann Dobie, provost and chief operating officer at Alfred University, announces the appointment of Angie Taylor as interim chief diversity officer. Taylor, who begins her duties Sept. 19, will report to Dobie and be part of Vice President for Student Experience Amy DeKay’s team.


U.S. Navy veteran Andrew Burlingame '22 serves Alfred University as military and academic coach

Andrew Burlingame spent five years serving in the U.S. Navy before enrolling at Alfred University and earning his bachelor’s degree in health fitness management. Now, as military and academic coach at his alma mater, he serves as an advocate for the University’s military-affiliated students.


Donated artwork sought for auction supporting Black Glass Artist Series

Organizers of the Black Glass Artist Series, during which glass artists of color will come to the Alfred University campus for one-week residencies throughout the spring 2023 semester, are holding an auction of artwork to raise funds to support the series.


Environmental Speakers Series will feature alumna Sallie Greenberg ’94

Alfred University alumna Sallie Greenberg ’94 will present at next week’s Environmental Studies Speakers Series. The presentation—titled “The Cycle of Matter: Your Roadmap for a Career in ENS”—is scheduled for 12:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Roon Lecture Hall, Science Center, on the Alfred University campus.


Neil Jacobs, world renowned 12-string guitarist, to perform in concert, deliver Bergren Forum

Neil Jacobs, internationally recognized 12-string guitarist, will perform a concert on Friday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Alfred University’s Miller Theater. The concert, part of Jacobs’ three-day residency on campus, is free and open to the public.


New SoAD faculty to present at Wednesday Artists’ Speaker Series

The Weekly Wednesday Artists’ Speaker Series at Alfred University continues on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center.


This Week in the Arts, Sept. 23-30

Several events are planned in the Alfred University School of Art and Design and Performing Arts Division.


Queer ART Collective hosting 5-K run on campus

Alfred University’s Queer ART Collective is organizing a 5-kilometer run on campus on Oct. 2.


IDEA Lab hosting book club, ‘Unlearning and Leftist Theory’

The IDEA Lab will host the monthly meeting of Upheaval Book Club, organized by second-year MFA ceramic art student Victoria Walton. The September discussion, titled “Unlearning and Leftist Theory,” will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the IDEA Lab on the second floor of Harder Hall.

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