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February 9, 2018

Alfred University President Mark Zupan hands a meal to senior Ariana Dibble. President Zupan helped prepare and serve lunch Wednesday (Feb. 7) at Ade Hall.
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Tefft Residence Hall on the Alfred University campus (shown above soon after it was built in 1963). Miller’s newest gift to Alfred University honors man who taught him about philanthropy

When Marlin Miller, Jr. ’54, H ’89 joined the Alfred University Board of Trustees in 1972 as an alumni-elected trustee, the then-chair, Phillip W. Tefft ’39, H ’75, taught Miller what it was to be a board member, and a philanthropist.

Women's voting rights exhibit at Alfred University's Herrick Memorial Library Alfred University’s Herrick Library hosting exhibit marking women’s voting rights in NYS

Alfred University’s Herrick Memorial Library is hosting an exhibit marking the 100th anniversary of voting rights being granted to women in New York State.

Matt Oakes ’05 (left) with U.S. women's luger Erin Hamlin at the 2014 Olympic Games. Alfred University graduate at Olympics as athletic trainer for U.S. Luge Team

Alfred University alumnus Matt Oakes is in PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, serving as athletic trainer for the United States Luge Team.

Linda Sormin’s exhibition, Alfred University professor interviewed on CBC radio program

Linda Sormin, associate professor of ceramics in Alfred University’s School of Art and Design, was recently interviewed for a radio show on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

Daisy Wu performed on the guzheng at a concert Feb. 1 at Carnegie Hall Alfred University’s Daisy Wu performs on guzheng at Carnegie Hall

Daisy Wu, associate director of the Confucius Institute at Alfred University and a visiting professor of music at the University, was among a group of musicians who performed last week at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall.

Alfred University announces upcoming alumni gatherings

Alfred University announces several upcoming alumni events in March. Join President Mark Zupan and other alumni, parents and friends for a gathering near you.

John Hosford (left) and Tim Cox were AU faculty/staff recipients of Spirit of Service Awards. Alfred University, Alfred State College present awards for community service

Alfred University and Alfred State College honored students, faculty and staff who dedicate their time to improving their communities. Honorees were recognized at the eighth annual Spirit of Service Awards Ceremony on Jan. 30 at Union University Church in Alfred.

Alfred University biology professor to discuss perspectives on cancer

At the Feb. 15 Bergren Forum, Jolanta Skalska, assistant professor of biology at Alfred University, will give a talk titled “Is Cancer a Malignancy or a Natural Consequence of a Long Life?”

Alfred University celebrates National School Counseling Week

Alfred University’s on-campus and downstate programs in School Counseling are celebrating National School Counseling Week, which began Monday, Feb. 5, and runs through Friday, Feb. 9.

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