Homecoming 2022

September 23rd, 24th & 25th

Homecoming: an affirmation of how love and affection for Alfred University have remained strong through the passing years, and how friendships forged here have endured the test of time.

Homecoming 2022

Mark your calendars for Homecoming 2022: September 23rd, 24th and 25th.

AU has a robust and exciting Homecoming weekend planned that includes our annual pregame Tailgate Party, two Western Horse Show Competitions, Women's Tennis, Men's Soccer and the annual Alumni Softball game. Our museums and galleries will be open. There's Friday night music in the quad and much more!


Schedule


8:30 am - 4:30 pm - University Administrative Offices Open - Alumni are welcome to stop by for information. (If you wish to meet with someone, please call ahead to check availability and make an appointment.)

9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Equestrian Center Tours - Get an up-close and in-person look at Alfred University’s Bromeley-Daggett Equestrian Center at the Maris Cuneo Equine Park. The spacious facility located on 400 acres is within a five-minute drive of campus and a must see. 5174 Lake Road, Alfred Station, NY 14803

10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Alfred Ceramic Art Museum - The Museum houses nearly 8,000 ceramic objects ranging from small pottery shards recovered from ancient civilizations to modern and contemporary ceramic art. The primary mission of Alfred Ceramic Art Museum is to collect, preserve, conserve, research, interpret and exhibit ceramic art for aesthetic and educational purposes.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm - Cohen Gallery - BIPOC Residency Exhibition 2022 // Adrian Aguilera, Tatiana Florival, Clare Hu, Jacoub Reyes

11:00 am - 4:00 pm - The Fosdick-Nelson Gallery - Frequency/Chronology by Luftwerk // Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero

2:00pm - 4:00pm - Library Tour - Get a tour of Herrick and Scholes Libraries. Location: Meet in front of Herrick Library at 2pm

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Tour of Brick and Connors (formerly Openhym) Residence Halls - Visit these residence halls to see our newest updates. Location: Meet at Registration, 2nd floor, Powell Campus Center

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Village Tour - Tour begins at the King Alfred Statue in the Campus Quad Area. Join Justin Grigg, Alfred University’s Assistant Dean for Graduate & Continuing Studies, for a 90-minute walking tour of the Village of Alfred. In addition to his day job at AU, Justin, having resided in Alfred for almost 20 years, has held the position of Village Mayor and is a trained Landscape Architect. Learn all about the local history and knowledge of our “Magic Valley."

6:00 pm - Sculpture Unveiling - Coral Lambert - Binns-Merrill Hall, Academic Alley

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Reception, “Hold My Body, Hold My Breath” - Robert C. Turner Gallery

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Music in the Quad - Join us at our outdoor fire pit. Enjoy cider, donuts and music. Location: outside of Alumni Hall

8:00 pm - Movie Night - Selena - Nevins Theatre - Poder Latinx welcomes all. Snacks will be provided

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm - Observatory Open House - If the sky is clear, this is your opportunity to view the autumn sky through the sophisticated instruments of the Stull Observatory (Greek Row, Alfred); considered “one of the finest teaching observatories in the United States.” (Note: if the sky is cloudy the observatory will be closed.) Please visit the Stull Observatory website for more information.

9:00 am - 9:45 am - Updates with Academic & Student Affairs - Come join us as we share with you updates from across campus from President Zupan, Dr. Beth Ann Dobie, Provost and Chief Operating Officer, and Amy DeKay, Vice President for Student Experience. Location: Community Table, Powell Campus Center. Light refreshments/coffee/tea will be served.

9 am - 11:00 am - Western Horse Show Competition I - Alfred University’s Bromeley-Daggett Equestrian Center at the Maris Cuneo Equine Park - Enjoy one or both of the Western Horse Show Competitions hosted by Alfred University’s Equestrian Team. Competition II will be held at 12:00 pm.

9:00 am - 2:00 pm: Book Signing - The Absentminded Stargazer and Other Tales of Alfred University - Alan Littell ’53 - Barnes & Noble Bookstore

9:45 am - Wall of Fame Touchscreen Directory Demonstration - Enjoy this hands-on, interactive demonstration of AU’s state-of-the-art Wall of Fame Touchscreen Directory. Installed in 2021, AU has made it easy for you to search for Hall of Fame members, view individual and team stats, rosters and so much more. It’s the easiest way to learn about AU’s athletic history. McLane Lobby (street level)

9:45 am - 11:00 am - Prunty-Russo Media Lab Open House - Take a self-paced interactive tour of the Media Lab, take a photo with our green screen and more! Location: 1st floor, Powell Campus Center.

10:00 am - Annual Alumni Softball Game - Harrington Field
Come back and play with one of AU’s most talented softball teams in our history. In addition to the game, help celebrate the 2022 back-to-back Empire 8 Championships. The championship ring ceremony at halftime of the Homecoming Football game.

10:00 am - Alfred University’s Pregame Tailgate Party Join the pregame party with Alfred University alumni, parents and friends prior to the big game. Enjoy traditional tailgate picnic in Galanis Family Arena, McLane Center. This event is complimentary. Cash bar beverages are available. Registration Required

12 noon - 3:00 pm - Western Horse Show Competition II - Alfred University’s Bromeley-Daggett Equestrian Center at the Maris Cuneo Equine Park - Enjoy the 2nd Western Horse Show Competition hosted by Alfred University’s Equestrian Team. (1st competition being held at 9:00 am)

12 noon - Alfred University Football vs Kalamazoo College - Cheer on your Alfred Saxons as they take on the Kalamazoo Hornets - Yunevich Stadium - Tickets available to purchase at the gate.

1:00 pm - Women’s Tennis vs Oswego State - If football isn’t your thing, enjoy the AU Saxons Women’s tennis match against the Oswego Lakers William T. Brown Tennis Courts – free admission

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Cohen Gallery - BIPOC Residency Exhibition 2022 // Adrian Aguilera, Tatiana Florival, Clare Hu, Jacoub Reyes

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - The Fosdick-Nelson Gallery - Frequency/Chronology by Luftwerk // Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - “Hold My Body, Hold My Breath” - Robert C. Turner Gallery

5:00 & 7:30 pm - Men’s Soccer vs St. John Fisher College - AU sports continue into the evening as your AU Men’s soccer teams take on the SJF Cardinals. Varsity at 5pm, JV at 7:30pm - Yunevich Stadium - free admission

8:00 pm - Magician and Illusionist Joel Meyers - As seen on America’s Got Talent, FakeOff on TruTV, Masters of Illusion and Penn & Teller Fool Us on the CW. Featured in Newsweek, Us Weekly, and People Magazine. Location: Holmes Auditorium - Harder Hall

9:30 am - 3:00 pm - AU Bookstore - Stop in to see what wonderful AU items you can find – there’s always something on sale! If you are looking for savings and deals download the Bookstore App for coupons and special offers! Go to the App Store and search for the "My College Store" app. Location: 2nd floor, Powell Campus Center

10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Alfred Ceramic Art Museum - The Museum houses nearly 8,000 ceramic objects ranging from small pottery shards recovered from ancient civilizations to modern and contemporary ceramic art. The primary mission of Alfred Ceramic Art Museum is to collect, preserve, conserve, research, interpret and exhibit ceramic art for aesthetic and educational purposes.

11:00 am - 3:00 pm - Alfred Farmers Market - Don’t forget to stop by and pick up some of the area’s freshest local produce – Village Bandstand Area

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Cohen Gallery - BIPOC Residency Exhibition 2022 // Adrian Aguilera, Tatiana Florival, Clare Hu, Jacoub Reyes

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - The Fosdick-Nelson Gallery - Frequency/Chronology by Luftwerk // Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - “Hold My Body, Hold My Breath” - Robert C. Turner Gallery