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February 8, 2024

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 trip exposes students to German culture

A group of a dozen students and three faculty members from Alfred University took a nine-day trip to Germany in January where they toured automobile plants and art galleries, took a business class with other international students, and immersed themselves in the German culture.


Former VP of University Advancement, alumnus Jason Amore ’97, ’99 passes away

Jason Amore ’97, ’99 MS, Alfred University’s former vice president for University Advancement, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, at age 48.


Ceramic Museum opening new exhibit, featuring sculpture of Jack Earl

The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum opens its new exhibition, Bill and Jack and Other Friends, Thursday, Feb. 22. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8pm the same day. Refreshments will be served, and the public is invited.


Virtual open house offered to provide information on fourth annual AHA! business competition

In the fourth annual AHA! Allegany County Startup Collegiate Competition, scheduled for Saturday, April 6, teams of students from Alfred University and Alfred State College will present their ideas for creating a new business. Winning teams will be awarded cash prizes, which can be uses to put their business plans into action.


CACT Executive Director John Simmins interviewed for LifeSciencesNY webcast

John Simmins ’84, PhD ’90, executive director of the Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) at Alfred University, was interviewed Tuesday (Feb. 6) for a webcast produced by LifeSciencesNY, the association focused on fostering innovation and helping New York State’s bio/med industry thrive.


Assistant professor of art history Bernstein presents paper at international conference

Meg Bernstein, assistant professor of art history at Alfred University, presented a paper for an international conference held last fall.


“ISOLATION”: 50 drawings by 50 women sculptors on exhibit in Scholes Library Special Collections

Early in April of 2020, Alfred University Professor of Sculpture/Dimensional Studies Coral Lambert and sculptor Cynthia Handel were discussing the impact of the COVID pandemic on artists and their studio work.


MFA student’s artwork “Ba Huang” blasts off

Artwork by Chen Tianchen, a second-year MFA student in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design, recently took off – literally – powered by a rocket that ignited off the coast of Laiyang, Shandong Province, China.


February 19 - 25, 2024 This Week in the Arts

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of February 19-25, 2024. All events are free and open to the public.

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