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November 2, 2023


Several members of the staff at Jordan Hall dressed as rock and roll legends for Halloween on Tuesday, visiting various locations on campus and handing out candy. Pictured above on the steps of Jordan Hall are (clockwise from front): Gayle Gebhard, administrative assistant to the provost and COO (as Slash from Guns N’ Roses); Crystal Henshaw, executive assistant to the provost and COO (as Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler); Beth Ann Dobie, provost and chief operating officer (as Janice Joplin); Mark Zupan, University president (as Elvis Presley); and Lisa Sexsmith, administrative assistant to the President (as Paul McCartney of The Beatles).

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 senior ceramic engineering major wins McMahon Achievement Award

An Alfred University senior engineering student was recognized on Thursday, Nov. 2, for his work in a co-op experience. Andrew Guariglia, a ceramic engineering major from Valley Stream, NY, is winner of the 2023 McMahon Achievement Award.


Third Annual 'Light Matter' Film Festival coming to Alfred University

Alfred University will host the third annual “Light Matter” Experimental Film and Media Art Festival Nov. 3-5. Curated by James Hansen, assistant professor of art history, the three-day festival showcases the work of emerging and established artists from around the world, celebrating the avant-garde in cinema and media art.


Professors LaCourse, Sundaram to give plenary talk at Conference on Glass Problems

Alfred University engineering faculty William LaCourse, retired professor of glass science, and S.K. Sundaram, Inamori Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, will present a joint plenary lecture at the upcoming 84th annual Conference on Glass Problems in Columbus, OH.


Alfred University Randall Chair in Sculpture Selva Aparicio named winner of 2023 Burke Prize

Selva Aparicio, International Randall Chair in Sculpture in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design, has been named winner of the 2023 Burke Prize, given by the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in New York City.


November 6-11, 2023 This Week in the Arts

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of November 6 - 12, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.

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