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September 21, 2023


Clean Up Alfred Day is Saturday, Sept. 23. Please join in a day of service to the Village of Alfred, as students, staff, and faculty from Alfred University and Alfred State College will work together to help beautify the village. Organizers ask volunteers to meet at the Village Bandstand at 8:30 a.m. for instructions. In photo above, Alfred 21st Century Group President Bob Volk (right) and John Simmins ’84, PhD ’90, Alfred 21st Century Group treasurer and director of Alfred University’s Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology, power wash the gazebo on Main Street to prepare it for staining during the Day of Service.

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Alfred University Libraries to host free drawings for four pairs of EnChroma glasses for color blindness

Alfred University is hosting an event in observance of September as International Color Blindness Awareness Month, in which it will give away four pairs of EnChroma glasses designed to help people with color blindness. EnChroma, the Berkeley, CA, company co-founded by Alfred University alumnus Don McPherson ’84 M.S., ’88 PhD, donated the glasses to the University.


U.S. News & World Report ranks Alfred University among top colleges and universities in the North

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of colleges and universities on Monday, Sept. 18, and Alfred University is among the institutions of higher education recognized.


Lambert sculpture to be exhibited in Minneapolis.

The sculpture “Pollinators” by Alfred University Professor of Sculpture Dimensional Studies Coral Lambert has been selected to be installed as part of JROW, an architectural and public art space development in downtown Minneapolis, MN.


Alfred University alumni awarded Artist Fellowships

Two Alfred University alumni and a former Robert C. Turner Teaching Fellow in the University’s School of Art and Design have been awarded Artist Fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)/New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).


September 25 - October 1, 2023 this Week in the Arts

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of September 25 - October 1, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.

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