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October 20, 2023

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 to construct $30 million sports and recreation complex atop Jericho Hill

The Alfred University Board of Trustees this week unanimously approved a $30 million athletics and recreation facility atop Jericho Hill in the town of Alfred. Construction of the Saxon Hill Sports Complex is expected to begin in the spring of 2024 and be completed by the fall of 2025.


Alfred University’s 2023-24 class far exceeds its enrollment goals

Alfred University’s class for the 2023-24 academic year stands at 519, the largest since 2019. With 434 first-year students and 85 transfers, the University exceeded its goal of 450 for this year’s class by 14 percent and exceeded the enrollment of last year’s incoming class by 30 percent.


Alfred University Libraries give away four pairs of EnChroma glasses for color blindness

Alfred University has given away four pairs of glasses for color blindness made by EnChroma, a Berkeley, CA, company co-founded by Alfred University alumnus Don McPherson ’84 M.S., ’88 PhD. The glasses, which EnChroma donated, were given away as part of Alfred University’s recognition of International Color Blindness Awareness Month, observed in September.


Alfred University to host panel discussion on careers in healthcare profession

Alfred University will host a panel discussion on October 24 which will spotlight career opportunities in healthcare, one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the United States. Three Alfred University alumni—each accomplished professionals with experience in healthcare—will participate in the Feinstein-Friedman Panel on Careers in Healthcare.


Institute for Electronic Arts resident artists' work appearing in Maas Gallery exhibition

The work of four resident artists in Alfred University's Institute for Electronic Arts (IEA) is on display at the current “pull, cut, thread, mold, collage” exhibition at the Richard and Dolly Maas Galley at Purchase College, in Purchase, NY.


IEA Director Miranda Metcalf serves as Keynote Speaker at Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance Conference

Miranda Metcalf, Director of Alfred University’s Institute for Electronic Arts, recently served as keynote speaker for the Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance Conference hosted at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA.


October 23 - 29, 2023 This Week in the Arts

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of October 23-29, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.

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