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April 20, 2023


Approximately 40 Alfred University students, staff, and faculty spent two hours Thursday afternoon (April 20) canvassing the campus, picking up trash and sprucing up the grounds as part of the University’s observance of Earth Day (April 22). In photo above, students (from left) Courtney Sisson, Sara Badeau, and Helena Sehlueter, and Katlyn Yocum, administrative assistant in the Division of Mathematics and Computer Science (right) plant a tree behind Powell Campus Center. Following the cleanup, volunteers were treated to a barbecue luncheon.

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 awarded $4.64 million federal grant to fund Mental Health Demonstration Project

Alfred University has been awarded a $4.64 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a program in the University’s Counseling and School Psychology Program, which aims to increase the supply of quality mental health professionals to rural schools.


Alfred University welcomes 17 new members into its Phi Kappa Phi honor society chapter

Nine juniors and eight graduate students were inducted Thursday, April 13 into the Alfred University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi in a ceremony at the Book End Lounge in Herrick Library.


Three Alfred University students join apprenticeship program hosted jointly by Casting Center, Urban Art Projects

Three Alfred University students in the School of Art and Design + Performing Arts Division have been selected for an inaugural apprenticeship program hosted jointly by Urban Art Projects and Alfred University’s National Casting Center Foundry.


Noted professor Mario Affatigato delivers Engineering Seminar on his glass research

Mario Affatigato, professor in the Physics Department at Coe College, spoke Thursday (April 20) at the weekly Engineering Seminar, hosted by Alfred University’s Inamori School of Engineering.


Eric Souther, associate professor of video art, featured in film festival in Oklahoma

Eric Souther, associate professor of video art at Alfred University, has work featured at Wide Open Experimental Film Festival, which will be held on April 22-23 at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art on Oklahoma City, OK.


Podcast “Hello, Print Friend” features interview with Alfred University Professor Joseph Scheer

Alfred University Professor of Printmaking Joseph Scheer was recently featured on the podcast “Hello, Print Friend.”


This Week in the Arts, April 22 - 29, 2023

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of April 22-29, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.

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