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March 23, 2023


Alfred University fourth-year student Joshua Bosi of Niagara Falls (left) discusses job prospects with Andrew Matulich (center) and Travis Clark (right) of Lynchburg, VA-based Belvac Ceramic Solutions at Alfred University’s spring Career Fair, held Thursday, March 23, at the Joyce & Walton Center. Meghan Dwyer, Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Event Planning at Alfred University, said nearly 60 organizations and companies visited the University to discuss employment opportunities with students. As of early Thursday afternoon, more than 150 students had visited the fair to assess their future employment prospects. Employers ranged from Belvac, which operates locally at a manufacturing facility at Sugar Hill Industrial Park in Alfred, to Alstom Inc. and Space X Inc.

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New York State announces $2.5 million funding for Alfred University Center for Glass Innovation

New York State has announced plans to provide $2.5 million in new funding to support a collaboration with Alfred University aimed at expanding glass recycling markets throughout the state. The funding has been added to the $1.7 million the state previously awarded to Alfred University’s Center for Glass Innovation in 2021 supporting the Center’s ongoing work on glass production, recycling, and reuse projects.


Alfred University Black Glass Arts Series initial video log episode now available

Alfred University’s School of Art and Design held its second annual Black Glass Artist Series in February. The first of two video log episodes chronicling the series, featuring Pittsburgh-based artist Percy Echols, is now available for viewing.


Fourth-year student Gabrielle Williamson receives Ackerman Internship

The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum at Alfred University recently named Alfred University senior Gabrielle Williamson the most recent recipient of the Museum’s Jerome Ackerman Internship. ACAM extends its congratulations to Williamson.


Alfred University ‘Reunion Bikers’ update plans for their 2023 ride

The Alfred University “reunion bikers” are a group of alumni who spend the week preceding Reunion Weekend bicycling to Alfred. Join us in a tradition that was started by a handful of adventurers from the class of 1958 who decided to bicycle from the Philadelphia area to Alfred University for their 40th reunion in 1998.


Alfred University Video Art, Music faculty collaborate at LangLab

Alfred University Associate Professor of Video Art Eric Souther recently joined Jason Mullen, adjunct instructor of Music at the University, in performing Ultra Nervous Music at the Performing Media Festival, at LangLab, in South Bend, IN.


Alumnus Mark V. Mertel publishes book on entrepreneurship

Alfred University alumnus Mark V. Mertel ’67 has published a book which focuses on ways to successfully start and grow a business.


This Week in the Arts March 26 - April 1, 2023

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of March 26- April 1. All events are free and open to the public.

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