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March 9, 2018

Don McPherson MS ’84, Ph.D. ’88, co-founder and chief science officer at EnChroma Labs, will deliver the keynote address at the May 12 commencement.
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Alfred University to bestow two honorary degrees at its 2018 Commencement

Alfred University will award two honorary degrees at its annual Commencement, scheduled for 10 a.m. May 12 in the Galanis Family Arena at the McLane Center.

Alfred University announces affiliation with nation’s largest medical school

Alfred University on Tuesday announced an affiliation agreement with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM), which allows Alfred University students to apply to LECOM’s Early Acceptance Program (EAP) in three graduate tracks: osteopathic medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.

Alfred University’s 4+1 MBA program delivers powerful degree combinations

Alfred University is placing a renewed emphasis on its 4+1 MBA program, which will meet the demands of a marketplace that requires students graduate with a comprehensive list of skills needed to thrive in today’s dynamic economy.

Vicki Eaklor Vicki Eaklor, retired history professor and social justice advocate, passes away

Vicki Eaklor, who taught history at Alfred University for more than three decades before retiring two years ago, passed away Thursday, March 8. She was 63.

Next issue of Ceramophile arriving soon

The next issue of Ceramophile, the annual publication of the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, is expected to hi mailboxes soon.

Alfred University alumnus to hold interactive art exhibition

Bernard Aaron Dolecki, a 2014 graduate of Alfred University, will host an interactive art exhibition this month at the CEPA Gallery in Buffalo.

Alfred University to participate in pair of exhibitions at NCECA Conference

Current students and recent graduates from the Alfred University School of Art and Design's Master of Fine Arts program will participate in a pair of exhibitions at next week’s National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference in Pittsburgh.

Cohen Gallery, Cattaraugus County Arts Council offering Basic Business Planning Workshop

Alfred University’s Cohen Gallery, in collaboration with the Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC), is sponsoring a Basic Business Planning Workshop on March 24 from 1-3 p.m. at the Cohen Gallery on Main Street in Alfred.

Heather Yanda Alfred University English lecturer Yanda to discuss poetry at next Bergren Forum

At the March 15 Bergren Forum, Heather Yanda, senior lecturer of English at Alfred University, will give a talk titled “Unfolding Late Summer’s Origami.”

Glenn Zweygardt's Early Homeland Security Emeritus Alfred University professor restores vandalized sculpture in Alabama

In December, Glenn Zweygardt, emeritus professor of sculpture in the New York State College of Ceramic returned to Huntsville, AL, with his apprentice, Lucas Jankovsky, to restore his sculpture, Early Homeland Security.

Glenn Zweygardt's Verde Columns Zweygardt’s outdoor sculpture purchased and installed in botanical garden in Florida

Glenn Zweygardt, emeritus professor of sculpture at the New York State College of Ceramic at Alfred University, recently had a 2017 sculpture purchased by the city of Lakeland and installed in Hollis Garden, a renowned botanical garden in the city.

Articles by Alfred University students published in journal of Phi Sigma Iota

Two Alfred University students have had articles published in the Spring 2018 issue of The Forum, the official journal Phi Sigma Iota, the International Foreign Language Honor Society.

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.

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