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March 28, 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 glass scientists pursuing method for washing wine bottles for reuse

Glass scientists at Alfred University, in a partnership with New York State and Vitricity, a consulting company focused on promoting sustainability in the glass industry, are studying ways to wash and reuse wine bottles. The project could remove tens of thousands of wine bottles from the waste stream each year while helping Finger Lakes Region wine producers realize significant savings.


International students from Alfred University take weekend trip to Washington, D.C.

Eight Alfred University students, six of them members of the International Students Association, went on a weekend trip to Washington, D.C., where they toured the White House and visited other key sites in the nation’s capital. The trip continues the ISA’s efforts to provide students with diverse experiences through exposure to different American cities.


Alfred University AKO chapter announces 2024 leadership awards

The Sisters of Alpha Kappa Omicron announce two current students have been named as winners of the 2024 AKO Leadership Awards. The awards, given in consultation with the Judson Leadership Center, have been strategically established to perpetually award two Alfred University students each year through generous support from numerous donors from the sisterhood.


Alfred Ceramic Art Museum awards Ackerman Internship to SOAD student Diabou Hubbard

Diabou Hubbard, a third-year student in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics, has been awarded the spring 2024 Jerome Ackerman Internship at the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum.


Foundations Professor Mary Johnson to exhibit in Cleveland

Artwork by Mary Johnson, Director of Foundations in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design, will be part of a two-person exhibition, “Microcosmic Orbit,  at Waterloo Arts in Cleveland, Ohio.


Alfred University hosts Allegany All-County Music Festival

The Music Department/Division of Performing Arts at Alfred University hosted the Allegany All-County Music Festival #3, March 15 and 16 in Miller Theater.


MARISOL production members participate in Kennedy Center American Collegiate Theatre Festival

Members of the production team for Alfred University’s theatrical production of MARISOL attended the Kennedy Center American Collegiate Theatre Festival (KCACTF)/Region 2 Festival 56, held Jan. 24-27 in Pittsburgh, PA.


Daisy Wu completes musical arts residency in Minnesota

Zhongbei Daisy Wu, master of the guzheng and clinical associate professor of music and language at Alfred University, concluded an enriching musical arts residency at Carlton College and the Twin Cities of Minnesota. The five-day residency, from Feb. 14-18, included four concert performances, a lecture, and a master class.


April 1 - 7, 2024 This Week in the Arts

Public events in the School of Art & Design + Performing Arts Division, week of April 1 - 7, 2024. All events are free and open to the public.

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