2021 Press Releases


Summer BIPOC Residency

Summer Arts BIPOC Residency

King Alfred Statue

E-news will not be published over holiday break

Alfred University Faculty Expo

Faculty, staff participate in Ceramics Expo

Abigail Austin

Alfred University’s Austin earns soccer all-region academic honors

Jenni Sorkin

January Public Webinar given by Jenni Sorkin

Larissa Hageman and Sadiya Young

Global Studies majors spend semesters abroad in the UK and Spain

Track Field

2021-22 Track and Field Season Preview

Perform Arts Poster

Performing Arts end-of-semester dance performance Dec. 2,3

BFA Show

Fall BFA art shows opened Dec. 4

Fall Student Recital Promotion

Fall Student Recital at Alfred University

Alfred University Concert and Band Promotion

Concert band and orchestra to perform Nov. 19

Music producers Yunchuan Ye and Joshua Creek

Yunchuan Ye, Joshua Creek guests in next 'East Meets West' concert/forum Nov. 16

Jazz Cafe

The Jazz Cafe Performed by Alfred University Jazz Ensemble


IDEA Lab Workshop

Jazz Ensemble members rehearse for their Nov. 18 concert

Jazz Ensemble to perform in Nevins Lounge Thursday

Artwalk Poster

November Art Walk on Thursday

After Alfred a Ceramic Homecoming

On View Arts at Alfred

Discloser Documentary

Disclosure Documentary Screening

East Meets West Concert

10th East Meets West Virtual Concert & Forum


Fall 2021 Senior Shows

Men's Basketball Team

Men’s basketball season preview


Yiquan Wu

Yiquan Wu named Alfred University’s fourth Inamori Professor

King Alfred Statue

Alfred University alumnus wins prestigious glass science award

Gary Ostrower '61

Professor Gary Ostrower '61 to deliver Nov. 4 Bergren Forum

Enchroma Collage

EnChroma Team to Help Color Blind Students

Victoria Blair ’08, ’14 Ph.D.

Victoria Blair to present School of Engineering Graduate Seminar

Professor Mitchell Merback

Johns Hopkins Professor Mitchell Merback to deliver Oct. 21 Bergren Forum

Fiat FestiFall Alfred University

Fiat Festifall set for October 30

Megan Scheffer

Megan Scheffer Exhibition at Frontispace Gallery

Joann Quiñones

Joann Quiñones work Kansas City and Akron Exhibitions

'Covid-19 Earth' Pencil + Ink on paper

Coral Lambert featured in two exhibitions

National Council of Arts Administrators

Lauren Lake voted Secretary of the National Association of Arts Administrators

After Alfred a Ceramic Homecoming

After Alfred: Ceramic Homecoming at Cohen Gallery

October East Meets West

9th East Meets West Music Dialogue & Virtual Concert

Arts at Alfred and Arts Admissions

Maker Monday Arts Admissions Series

Alfred Art Walk

October Alfred Art Walk

The Institute for Electronic Arts

Institute for Electronic Arts Residency

Lukas Perry

Open Screening

Fafnir Adamites

Wednesday Speaker Series: Fafnir Adamites

King Alfred Statue

Fulbright opportunities available for students and recent alumni

Laura Ortman

IEA Resident Artist Laura Ortman to give performance

Fundraising Auction

Black Glass Artist Series Fundraising Auction

Fosdick-Nelson Gallery

Fosdick-Nelson Gallery exhibition: 'Remote Connections'

Art Open House

Arts Open House

Light Matter Film Festival

Light Matter Film Festival

Weekly Wednesday Artist Speaker

Weekly Wednesday Artists' Speaker Series


Demolition of South Hall continued on Monday, Sept. 27. The project should wrap up by Oct. 15.

South Hall demolition project continues

William Carty

Emeritus professor of ceramic engineering William Carty to deliver McMahon Lecture

Adjunct Instructor and Assistant Technician of Glass Rise Peacock

Sept. 30 Bergren Forum: "A Big Moody Artist Talk" by Rise Peacock

The American Ceramic Society

Three Alfred University alumni named ACerS 2021 award winners

Bergren Forum: Military Justice

Sept 23. Bergren Forum: Military Justice: Is it Still a Contradiction in Terms?

On the Road Looking for Alfred's Next Great Artists

Alfred Arts "On the Road: Looking for Alfred's Next Great Artists."

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

Robert C. Turner Gallery: Student Run - Student Envisioned

Robert C. Turner Gallery: Student Run - Student Envisioned

Photo Credits: Grasshopper Films

Film Screening: Days (Tsai Ming-liang, 2020)

Open Draw

School of Art and Design offers free weekly drawing sessions

Monthly Arts Newsletter

Monthly Arts Newsletter

Football Season Preview

Football Season Preview

Sharon McConnell pictured with her work

Sharon McConnell Art in Craft Media 2021


Alfred Art Walk

Alfred Art Walk Returns

Weekly Artist Speaker

Alfred University launches weekly Artists' Speaker Series

Men's Soccer Team

Men's Soccer Season Preview

Women's Soccer Team

Women's Soccer Season Preview

Women's Tennis Team

Women's Tennis Season Preview

Kirstin VanRenselaar

Kirstin VanRenselaar wins national acting honors

2021 Alphadelphian

2021 Alphadelphian published

Artwork from Emma Koehn's BFA senior thesis exhibition

Senior Shows 2021: Behind the scenes

Artwork from Gregory Buck’s BFA senior thesis exhibition

BFA senior thesis online catalog

East Meets West Concert

East Meets West: Dialogue Between Chinese and Western Music

Alfred University BFA Thesis Exhibitions 2021

Alfred University Senior Shows open to the public via live Virtual Tour on Saturday, May 8

Alfred University MFA Thesis Exhibitions 2021

MFA shows opening in Fosdick-Nelson, Turner galleries

Kanakadea Hall

Alfred University Summer Programs ranked among best in the nation

Cup of Coffee

For that perfect cup of coffee: The Samuel R. Scholes Jr. Chemistry Lecture

Video caption highlighting our amazing Ceramic Art people and facilities

Ceramic Arts Video Tours

Center for Glass Innovation Logo

Center for Glass Innovation Logo


Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

Annual Russell Lecture in History, March 23, features award winning historian Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

Pedaling on the bike

Pedaling into Spring

Academic Alley

Record Number of Applications for Fall 2021

ROTC Ruck March

Did You See?

2020-21 Softball Preview

2020-21 Alfred University softball preview

2020-21 Football Preview

2020-21 Alfred University football preview

Kamoinge Collective featured in March 31 Visiting Artists discussion

Presentation from Kamoinge at 5:30 pm March 31

Exhibitions will online and Fosdick-Nelson, Turner Galleries

MFA shows to open April 10

Student art shows open May 8

School of Art and Design to host annual BFA exhibits

Victoria Ahmadizadeh Melendez

Artist Victoria Ahmadizadeh Melendez to present Artist Talk April 6

Professor D. Chase Angier

Professor of Dance D. Chase Angier secure fifth NYSCA/DanceForce grant

Suzette Who Set to Sea

'Suzette Who Set to Sea' to immerse audiences April 7-10

Alice Sheppard

Alice Sheppard, Artistic Director of Kinetic Light, to deliver Riley Lecture

Ceramic artist Adero Willard

Artist talk by Adero Willard set for March 25

Mark Zupan

Op-ed by Mark Zupan published in Inside Higher Ed

Tricia Debertolis

Longtime employee Tricia Debertolis leaving Alfred University

Visiting Assistant Professor Mojca Kuplen

Visiting Assistant Professor Mojca Kuplen publishes two articles on Kantian Aesthetics

Voter Friendly Campus 2021 - 2022

Alfred University named ‘Voter Friendly Campus’

Alfred University Represents Virtual NCECA Conference

Alfred University well represented at virtual NCECA Conference

Levi Bridges

Alumnus Levi Bridges to deliver March 18 Bergren Forum

Tessa Beaulieu, president of the Alfred University chapter of the American Solar Energy Society

Local chapter of American Solar Energy Society founded at Alfred University

Academic Alley Fall

Alfred University extends test-optional admissions policy


Jean Ellefson, Assistant Professor of Analytics

March 4 Bergren Forum: 'In Quest of Inclusive Course Engagement'

Coach Bob Margeson

Coach Marge, Gentle Bull

Sydney Shepherd

Sydney Shepherd joins Sports Medicine staff

Chernobyl disaster

Chernobyl disaster focus of Feb. 18 Bergren Forum

President Mark Zupan presents Kelly Stephens with her Fiat Lux!

Alfred University presents Fiat Lux! Award to Hornell woman

Men's Lacrosse Team 2021

Men's lacrosse team announces 2021 captains

Merve Caydere Dobai

Merve Caydere Dobai, set designer for Del Toro's 'Pinocchip', to speak to students

Brad Turner on the set of 'Blown Away

AU MFA Brad Turner competes on Netflix 'Blown Away'

Vignettes: The Times we dont share together

Six Alfred University students showing work in Turner Gallery

Au Dance Poster

AU Dance Theater to present Mapping 2021: An Exhibition of Dance

Artist Nancy Blum

Institute for Electronic Arts welcomes resident artist Nancy Blum

Alfred University students check out free school supplies at the recent giveaway sponsored by CAS

Students snap up school supplies at CAS giveaway

Paige Beeber '15 at Freight+Volume Gallery in New York City.

Alumna Paige Beeber's 'Farbe' on exhibit at Feight+Volume

Kirstin VanRenselaar

Kirstin VanRenselaar takes highest acting honor at ACTF Region 3 Festival

College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA)

Women's swimming and diving team earns academic honors

Kirstin VanRenselaar

VanRenselaar ’22 competes in KCACTF Festival Irene Ryan Auditions

Work by Alfred University alumna Adero Willard, on display at Boston Sculptors Gallery

Adero Willard '95 exhibiting work at Boston Sculptors Gallery

Assistant Professor of Music Raul Barcenes

Barcenes leads two sessions for New Mexico Music Educators Association

Mark Zupan

Mark Zupan op-ed published In Rochester Business Journal

Pepsi Co

Alfred University reaches agreement with beverage provider PepsiCo