AU Press Releases for: 2020

Date Title
12/18/20 Alfred University glass professor Sarah Blood hosting virtual studio tour, live demonstration
12/17/20 Alfred University mourns passing of poet Marvin Bell, 1958 graduate
12/17/20 Alfred University’s Education Division awarded accreditation
12/16/20 Medical school where alumnus Robert Johnson ’68 serves as dean is hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinic
12/16/20 Alumna Sondra Perry '12 works appears in Art for Black Lives
12/10/20 WXXI to air 2019 MostArts Festival Opening Gala Concert
12/03/20 Community Friends Program aims to connect students with faculty, staff for friendly support
12/03/20 Museum Association of New York features Alfred Ceramic Art Museum and exhibition Full Capacity in November newsletter
11/30/20 Gift from Trustee Michele Cohen, husband Martin, to fund Alfred University foundry/distributed boiler project
11/30/20 Alfred University professor Wang publishes article in Energy Policy
11/24/20 Mark Zupan interviewed by WXXI, WETM for story on Alfred University holiday food giveaway
11/23/20 Alfred University music professor Raul Barcenes presents at NMEA conference
11/20/20 Four Alfred University students selected to exhibit work in Nanjing University
11/20/20 Happy Holidays! Serendipity smiles on Alfred University, Brockport turkey farm
11/20/20 BFA shows now on display in Harder Hall
11/19/20 Alfred-Alfred Station Community Chest thanks Wes Bentz for service as 2021 campaign begins
11/19/20 SOAD Professors Deutsch and Souther have collaborative work featured in 'Digital America'
11/13/20 Alumni Gaustad ’04 and Cain ’10 recognized at RBJ ‘Forty Under 40’ ceremony
11/12/20 Natalie Skwarek nominated for Library Assistant of the Year Award
11/12/20 Lambert invited to install work at Tyler Art Gallery, on SUNY Oswego campus
11/12/20 Two Alfred University students exhibiting work in Best of SUNY show
11/12/20 Alfred University chronicling military history, honoring veterans
11/12/20 Alfred University professor Yiquan Wu named Fellow in The American Ceramic Society
11/10/20 SUNY Binghamton hosts "Peer Bode: Retrospective"
11/10/20 Higby delivers keynote speech for 2020 IAC New Members Exhibition
11/06/20 Nov. 12 Bergren Forum to feature former visiting professor of sculpture
11/06/20 Alfred University theater professor certified in Action Theater
11/06/20 Confucius Institute at Alfred University hosts conference on Chinese Immersion Programs
11/06/20 Alfred University-CACT partnership supports launch of start-up company at IncubatorWorks
11/05/20 'Video Vessels' exhibit coming to Snodgrass Gallery
11/05/20 IEA hosting Artist in Residence Nire
11/04/20 Alfred University teacher prep program gets high marks for classroom management
11/04/20 Ceramic Art Museum guest curator for virtual reality exhibition 'Full Capacity' to deliver Zoom talk Nov. 12
11/04/20 Artist, social activist Roberto Lugo to deliver virtual lecture
11/04/20 Alfred University plans Veterans Day events to recognize service men and women
11/02/20 Alfred University makes list of top marketing programs in the country
10/30/20 Alfred University finds its undergraduate history major bucking a national trend
10/30/20 Environmental Speakers Series features alumna Chris Sanford ’04
10/30/20 Alumnus Eric Jones ’97 carves up some Halloween fun during Zoom workshop
10/29/20 UNBOUND: A Live-Streamed Theatre Production to Open at Alfred University
10/29/20 'In through the Out Door' opens today in Harder Hall galleries
10/29/20 Rachel Lynett joins Performing Arts Division
10/29/20 Alfred University alumna Sha’Leah Nikole appears in Beyonce film
10/26/20 Professor of English Susan Morehouse appointed interim dean of CLAS
10/26/20 Additive Manufacturing of High-Performance Ceramics course features Alfred University professor, alumnus
10/23/20 Alfred University alumna, students make each other’s day with good deeds
10/23/20 Sweet! Alfred University horse Sugar makes an appearance on campus
10/23/20 Alfred University professor Xingwu Wang named to Marquis ‘Who’s Who in the World’ listing
10/22/20 Alfred University details recycling procedures
10/22/20 Elizabeth Blades delivers ANATS keynote address
10/22/20 Ostrower to deliver Oct. 29 Bergren Forum
10/22/20 Coral Lambert, Visiting Artist at National Historic Landmark in Pittsburgh
10/22/20 Ceramic artist Adero Willard to exhibit work in virtual Clay Art Center show
10/16/20 Pumpkin creations show Alfred’s Halloween spirit is alive and well
10/15/20 At the Center: Alfred University’s Wellness Center meets the COVID challenge with can-do spirit  
10/15/20 Sarah Blood work in Travergallery exhibit
10/15/20 Barcenes presents session at the 2020 Delaware Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference
10/15/20 ‘In Through the Out Door’ exhibition at Alfred University features work by MFA alumni
10/14/20 SUNY design students promoting COVID-19 safety precautions on campus
10/13/20 Philosophy Professor William Irvine to deliver 2020 Sibley Lecture in memory of Professor Bill Dibrell
10/12/20 Alfred University’s Fecteau elected president of Tri-County Arts Council Board of Directors
10/09/20 Alumna Alethea Cariddi ’96 to deliver Environmental Speakers Series presentation
10/09/20 Alfred University appoints Brian Saltsman interim Chief Diversity Officer
10/09/20 Tammy Jursza-Williams appointed interim registrar at Alfred University
10/09/20 Alfred University observes 25th anniversary of dedication of Miller Performing Arts Center
10/08/20 Adrian Morling leads Alfred University’s COVID Testing Team: "We had a task to complete."
10/08/20 Vajda prints included in Blockfort show
10/07/20 Alumnus Chris Frauenhofer ’13 to give Environmental Speakers Series talk
10/07/20 Alumna, Trustee Kathleen Richardson discusses materials science for magazine
10/06/20 Alfred University Philosophy Professor Emrys Westacott recently publishes article, book review
10/06/20 Alfred University Assistant Professor of History Mallory Szymanski links current anti-BLM legislation to historical suppression of civil rights demonstrations, Martin Luther King
10/02/20 Alfred University hosts Fall Engineering Career Fair
10/01/20 Rochester Business Journal names Alfred University alumnus Robert Cain '10 a ‘Forty Under 40’ honoree
10/01/20 Fiat Lux unveils Fall semester’s first issue in new digital format
9/30/20 Alfred Ceramic Art Museum now hosting art of Nick Lenker
9/30/20 Moving Image Artist Ephraim Asili on "The Diaspora Suite"
9/25/20 Viewing for Jarvis Alexander set for Saturday afternoon in Rochester
9/25/20 Alfred University Trustee Dennis Kessler named Fulbright Scholar for 2021
9/25/20 Alfred University alumna Yasmin Mattox ’07 recognized for accomplishments in technology
9/25/20 Alfred University professor presents artwork on Instagram live chat and gallery walkthrough
9/24/20 Dance Professor Colleen Wahl honored by New York State Dance Education Association
9/24/20 Professor Desmond Wallace to deliver Oct. 1 Bergren Forum
9/18/20 Alfred University MBA program rated among best in New York State
9/15/20 Fosdick-Nelson Gallery hosting 'Point Zero: Woody Vasulka'
9/15/20 Continued testing of Alfred University students for COVID-19 yields no positive results
9/14/20 Alfred University ranked among top colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report
9/10/20 Washington Monthly ranks Alfred University among top colleges and universities
9/09/20 Alfred Ceramic Art Museum to open September 24
9/09/20 Mike Stone, AU Network Services Administrator, to speak at Thursday Bergren Forum
9/09/20 Alumna Martha Buckwalter-Davis ’06 to speak as part of Environmental Speakers Series
9/09/20 Alfred University continues student testing for COVID-19
9/04/20 Alfred University named to Princeton Review ‘Best Colleges’ list for 29th straight year
9/04/20 Alfred University’s Gabrielle Gaustad ’04 among Rochester Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 honorees
9/02/20 Bergren Forum series up and going
8/31/20 Alumnus Eric Jones bringing skills to Food Network's 'Halloween Wars'
8/29/20 'On the Rise: Young Choreographers of Color,' curated by Cameron McKinney, to be projected for live audiences on the Alfred University campus in three locations Sept. 11
8/28/20 Alfred University alumna one of just two nationwide named Tau Beta Pi 2020 Laureate
8/26/20 Souther art to be part of Beijing exhibition
8/24/20 Convocation speaker urges incoming class at Alfred University to ‘change the world’
8/20/20 Poster designed by Alfred University professor included in exhibition in South Korea
8/20/20 Alfred University professor designs book about sculptor Will Salisbury
8/20/20 Endowment gift from Kristen ’92 and Alex Klabin supports success of Alfred University students
8/20/20 Giovina Lloyd, VP of Business and Finance, receives Financial Leaders Award from RBJ
8/20/20 Alfred University presents Fiat Lux! Awards to parents, alumnus helping students quarantine as University prepares for Fall semester
8/20/20 Cameron McKinney's 'On the Rise' to be presented in September
8/19/20 Noted medical school dean Robert Johnson ’68 to address students at Alfred University Convocation
8/18/20 Alfred University holds virtual breakfast opening 185th academic year
8/17/20 Art Force 5 celebrates centennial of 19th amendment with Seneca Falls appearance
8/07/20 Alumna Doris Aman ’74 plays Davis Carillon to conclude Wednesday demonstration
8/06/20 Peter Roberts ‘99, president of Spherical Block, publishes article in Masonry Magazine on cutting edge manufacturing
8/06/20 Sealing Devices Inc. earns Manufacturing Award
8/05/20 Alfred University welcomes four new Board members, recognizes Cuneo, Gelber, McComsey, and Meltzer as Life Trustees
8/05/20 MFA grads honored by International Sculpture Center
8/05/20 Sikora to be interviewed online by Gardiner Museum’s chief curator
7/24/20 Alfred University alumnus’ Brooklyn exhibition featured in Glass Quarterly
7/17/20 Alfred University play, postponed by COVID-19, will be staged under the stars in September
7/15/20 Empire 8 announces postponement of Fall 2020 athletics competition
7/13/20 Alfred University begins bringing employees back to campus
7/13/20 Former Alfred University student’s art featured on Antiques Roadshow episode
7/07/20 Alfred University theatre professor receives publishing contract from Routledge
6/29/20 Alfred University music professor chosen to present at conference
6/26/20 Alfred University student spending summer in labs helping perform tests for COVID-19, antibodies
6/26/20 Alfred University professor Misture named ICDD Distinguished Fellow
6/26/20 Alumnus Terry Galanis Sr. ’40, ’19 H passes away
6/25/20 State COVID-19 guidance confirms Alfred University plans to reopen in fall
6/23/20 Alfred University awarded grant to develop bike-hike trails on Jericho Hill
6/23/20 Alfred University professor Westacott interviewed for story in Spanish magazine
6/18/20 Startup Allegany Collegiate Competition, postponed due to COVID-19, will be held in 2021
6/16/20 Legendary Saxon coach Alex Yunevich included on 2021 College Football Hall of Fame ballot
6/16/20 Alfred University professor Jean Ellefson appointed Tabor Chair in Family Business and Entrepreneurship
6/15/20 Alfred University history professor earns award, publishing contract
6/10/20 Alfred University plans to reopen in the fall
6/09/20 Alfred University professor Xingwu Wang featured in Millennium magazine
6/08/20 Alfred University appoints Beth Ann Dobie provost, vice president of Academic Affairs
6/04/20 Two Alfred University professors awarded FuzeHub Manufacturing Grant
6/03/20 Two Alfred University graduates receive SUNY grant awards to continue education
5/29/20 Alfred University professor contributes to ‘Nonviolence Now’ campaign in Rochester
5/28/20 Alfred University President Mark Zupan discusses plans for reopening campus in radio interviews
5/20/20 Alfred University music professor completes critical edition of work by Sir Carl Busch
5/20/20 Alfred University professor Westacott interviewed for Radio New Zealand
5/20/20 C. Grace Fossett wins top honors for Alfred University Senior Show exhibitions
5/19/20 Alfred University receives state approval for new degree programs in biology, biochemistry
5/16/20 Alfred University Class of 2020 honored with virtual ceremony
5/14/20 Alfred University School of Art and Design virtual M.F.A. thesis exhibitions open Friday
5/08/20 Alfred University offering online summer courses in the arts
5/08/20 Visits by Broadway actress, film actor-producer wrap up Acting for the Smartphone Camera class
5/05/20 Alfred University School of Art and Design thesis exhibitions move to virtual setting
4/30/20 NFL Network to air two broadcasts of Women’s Empowerment Draft organized by Art Force 5
4/30/20 Voices of Alfred University: Students, faculty (and one actor/trustee) continue their stories of an extraordinary year
4/28/20 Film writer/director Marc Meyers visits Acting for the Smartphone Camera class
4/28/20 Fourth-year SOAD student Nathaniel Atkinson wins prestigious Center for Craft fellowship
4/23/20 Virtual Hot Dog Day to kick off at noon Saturday; Weather irrelevant to on-line celebration!
4/23/20 Art Force 5 partnering with NFL Network in celebration of iconic women
4/23/20 Voices of Alfred University: Students, faculty continue their stories of an extraordinary year
4/22/20 Alfred University students, actor Bill Pullman hold Zoom meeting, discuss film ‘Dark Waters’
4/22/20 Actor, comedian and former Alfred University student Rob Bartlett visits Acting for Smartphone Camera class  
4/22/20 Alfred University alumnus works on development of coronavirus testing
4/21/20 Alfred University approves test optional admissions policy
4/21/20 Career Development Center, Performing Arts Division, offer students professional development workshops
4/21/20 MFA candidate Jamie Rose to stream prayer performance on International Sculpture Day
4/21/20 Alfred University alum Jason Dearing '16 guest-lectures to virtual Prop Design and Construction Class
4/21/20 Confucius Institute of Alfred University organizes local distribution of protective masks
4/17/20 Once an art student, Alfred University alumna Emily Bellinger finds a niche for her fabric art
4/17/20 Alfred University alumnus Justin Pietropaolo (Mr. Babies on the air) uses a radio station in the woods for philanthropy
4/16/20 Choreographer Miguel Gutierrez to Zoom with AU
4/16/20 Playwriting goes virtual
4/15/20 Alfred University Career Development Center organizes Virtual Spring Career Fair
4/14/20 Scholes Lecture at Alfred University postponed
4/10/20 Voices of Alfred University: Students, faculty continue their stories of an extraordinary year
4/10/20 Social distancing doesn’t mean the end to Alfred’s Art Walks
4/10/20 Giovina Lloyd, VP of Business and Finance, honored by Rochester Business Journal
4/09/20 Alfred University’s Davis Carillon joins daily local pealing tribute to medical frontliners, emergency responders
4/07/20 Michael McKinnell, architect who designed Miller buildings, Ceramic Art Museum, passes away
4/07/20 Alfred University announces Marlin Miller Outstanding Senior Award recipients
4/06/20 Alfred University appoints Lauren Lake new dean of School of Art and Design, Division of Performing Arts
4/03/20 Voices of Alfred University: Students, faculty continue their stories of an extraordinary year
4/01/20 President Mark Zupan pens essay on Alfred University’s response to COVID-19
4/01/20 Three MFA students nominated for ISC Outstanding Student Award
4/01/20 Alumnus Eric Zuckerman ’03 utilizes business to make protective gear for COVID-19 response
3/27/20 Voices of Alfred University: Students, faculty tell their stories of an extraordinary year
3/27/20 Alfred University professor, graduate students use 3D printing to create personal respirators
3/27/20 Alfred University given state approval for new degrees in data analytics, business analytics
3/26/20 Women and Gender in Society class sign up outside of Hornell
3/19/20 Scholes Lecture at Alfred University postponed
3/18/20 Alfred University’s Scheer recognized by SUNY as Distinguished Professor
3/11/20 Cormack to deliver annual Scholes Lecture
3/11/20 Ostrower to lecture on anti-Semitism in Tolerance Now symposium
3/11/20 Alfred University senior recognized with SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence
3/05/20 SOAD artists to exhibit at Fosdick-Nelson
3/05/20 2015 MostArts winner keeps winning
3/03/20 Dance company Kizuna to visit Alfred University in fall
3/03/20 Alfred University's Professor David DeGraff to read science fiction at Rochester's Writers & Books
3/03/20 Going Digital: Scholes Library wins grant for digitalization of fragile audio archives
3/02/20 Alfred University professor Sundaram to sit on panel reviewing NASA project
3/02/20 Alfred Literary Festival to bring award-winning writers to campus 
3/02/20 Second in series of films celebrating Women’s History Month set for March 21
2/27/20 History Professor Mallory Szymanski presents research into neurasthenia at Grenada Conference
2/27/20 Coral Lambert to deliver Howorth Lecture at Millsaps College
2/27/20 'Holding Pattern,' at Cohen Gallery, exhibits art of Gali Greenspan with curating by Sharon McConnell’s Exhibition Design Class
2/27/20 Cohen Gallery to present two-person exhibition
2/25/20 Alfred University engineering students partnering with ASK Chemicals to improve efficiency and promote safety
2/21/20 "We Just Make Pretty Things" opening Feb. 28
2/21/20 Dance Professor Colleen Wahl wraps up class in South Korea
2/21/20 "Painting As Is" Gallery Talk Monday
2/20/20 Brazilian Choro Concert March 1 in Susan Howell Hall
2/20/20 Five Alfred University students earn awards in printmaking competition
2/20/20 Goodman Co-editor of Special Section in Upcoming Issue of JMCE
2/19/20 Alfred University MFA Graduate Alicia Eggert Discusses her Life and Work on TED Talks
2/19/20 Alfred University alumnus Robert Johnson '68 makes history in field of medicine
2/18/20 Celebration of Life for Bill Dibrell set for Saturday
2/17/20 Award-winning filmmaker Roxy Toporowych to present Riley Lecture at Alfred University
2/14/20 Alfred University Professor of Philosophy William Dibrell Passes
2/14/20 Waylande Gregory Exhibition Opens at Alfred Ceramic Art Museum
2/13/20 Flags on Main Street! Art Walk, Village of Alfred partnering with Alfred University Foundation Art students
2/12/20 Location changed for informational meeting on human rights activist Ding Jiaxi
2/12/20 Alfred University recognized for efforts to increase voter student voting
2/11/20 Dr. Gregory Zinman to lecture on handmade cinema
2/11/20 Alfred University professor of psychology Robert Maiden to deliver Bergren Forum
2/10/20 Meeting to discuss human rights activist currently held in China will take place at Alfred University
2/07/20 D. Chase Angier, Alfred University professor of dance, to present Bergren Forum
2/06/20 Alfred University students, faculty attend USITT Upstate NY Winter Session and Job Fair
2/06/20 Turner Gallery to Host 'Figuring Her Out' art show
2/06/20 Alfred University supports efforts to assist Wuhan, China, amid coronavirus outbreak
2/06/20 Confucius Institute at Alfred University hosts Lunar New Year gala celebration
2/06/20 Alfred University master’s degree program in school counseling rated among best in the nation
2/06/20 Alfred University acquires 1903 letter from Susan B. Anthony
2/05/20 Alfred Ceramic Art Museum to Open Exhibit of Sculpture by Waylande Gregory, Major U.S. Ceramic Artist of 1930’s
2/03/20 Art of Robin Caster Howard to be exhibited at Cohen Gallery
2/03/20 Alfred University alumna to Kat Wright ’08 to perform with her soul band in Rochester
2/03/20 Riesing art on display at Aysa Geisberg Gallery
1/31/20 Alfred University professor, alumna, student participating in neon bending exhibition
1/31/20 Alfred University Chamber Singers present "Hollywood/Red Carpet"
1/31/20 Athletics announces Saxon WinterFest
1/29/20 Alfred University, Alfred State College hold ceremony recognizing service
1/29/20 Kira O'Reilly, Randall International chair, to discuss her work Feb. 4 in Nevins
1/28/20 Alfred University political science professor Jeff Sluyter-Beltrao to present Bergren Forum
1/27/20 Fosdick-Nelson Gallery hosting 'Painting As Is'
1/24/20 Professor of Ceramic Art Linda Sikora Honored with United States Artists Fellowship
1/24/20 Art Scholar Tom Folk to Lecture on Waylande Gregory Feb. 14
1/24/20 Artwork by Alfred University alumna featured on stamp celebrating Year of the Rat, Lunar New Year
1/24/20 Military Affairs Liaison Dillon Smith '19 seeks to revitalize Alfred University ROTC program
1/23/20 Alfred University service projects pay tribute to Martin Luther King
1/23/20 Alfred University Dance Theater Presents An Evening of Dance
1/23/20 Alfred University Chamber Singers, Chorus to perform with Rochester Oratorio Society
1/23/20 Performing Arts Division, Career Development Center Hosting Panel on Interviewing Skills
1/23/20 School of Art and Design to Host Luftwerk as Artist-in-Residence
1/20/20 Alfred University plans week of events honoring Martin Luther King’s legacy
1/17/20 Cohen Galley to host 'Saying Glass' exhibit
1/17/20 Art Force 5 launches fundraiser to support project in Miami honoring women’s rights icon
1/16/20 Confluence art exhibit opens today, representing wide range of MFA art work
1/15/20 Poet Stuart Kestenbaum to visit Alfred University, guest of Division of Ceramic Art
1/15/20 Museologist Nydia Gutierrez to lecture on Miguel Angel Roja
1/15/20 Alfred University announces appointment of Jonathan Kent as director of admissions
1/09/20 Wall Street Journal cites Westacott as Frugality Expert
1/09/20 Art Force 5 invites faculty, staff, alumni to private reception for centennial tribute to 19th Amendment
1/07/20 Artwork by Alfred University alumna Sondra Perry listed among top 100 of decade
1/07/20 Cohen Gallery set to open first exhibition of 2020