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Nominees sought for 2016 Spirit of Service Awards
Spirit of Service Awards recognize those in the greater Alfred community who demonstrate a strong commitment to serving others. These awards honor those who are actively living out the principles that Martin Luther King, Jr. stood for, including equality, social justice, community, and service. Eligible nominees include students, faculty, and staff at Alfred State and Alfred University as well as community members. Submit a nomination to celebrate someone you know who is engaged in the community. The nomination deadline is January 20th. Nominees and award winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service at 5:00 PM January 28 at the Alfred Village Hall. Questions? Contact Corey Fecteau, Alfred University's Service Learning Coordinator, at
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Drawing and Painting in Florence Summer 2016
An information meeting will take place December 1st at 4:30 in Perlman Hall/International Programs office for all students interested in studying in Florence Italy for Summer 2016. DRAWING AND PAINTING IN FLORENCE SUMMER 2016 May 19th-June 17th This course takes place in the center of Florence, a city overflowing with great art and architecture. Students discover the city through field trips and assignments that explore the art, architecture, landscape, and culture of Florence and the surrounding areas. Drawing and painting on location and in the studio, students create work based on their travels, observations and experiences. A range of drawing and painting techniques and conceptual approaches are addressed as students explore and interpret the rich cultural environment of Tuscany. (This course meets the BFA Drawing Requirement, or can be used as elective or additional studio credits, and is open to all AU students) Permission of Instructor required. Led by Kevin Wixted, Professor of Painting and Drawing,
Phonathon is Hiring for Spring
The calling team operates five days a week from January through March. You’ll be able to save for spring break! Callers enjoy speaking with alumni, sharing college news, swapping funny stories and verifying or updating contact information. Help AU raise funds for scholarships student programs with a flexible schedule requiring just NINE HOURS of your time a week! Contact Regina Belvin for more information.
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End-of-Semester Food and Clothing Drive
- Location: N/A
- Time: All Day
Sponsored by the Alfred Newman Club.

Monday, Nov. 23 - Friday, Dec. 11
Donation boxes will be in your residence hall lounge, and in the Newman Club student lounge.

Donations to benefit Catholic Charities.

Contact Chris or Kate with any questions or concerns!
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24-Nov-15 — Student dancers invite community to Informal Dance Showing Dec. 4 and 5

The Alfred University (AU) Performing Arts Division’s Dance Program will present an Informal Dance Showing Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the C.D. Smith III Theatre, Miller Performing Arts Center. The public is invited and admission is free.

The showing will include solos performed by students in D. Chase Angier’s Composition I class as well as a group-assigned dance featuring beginning students from Fundamentals of Dance, taught by Colleen Culley. Dance performances will be from both faculty and students.

19-Nov-15 — Alumna's firm cited as one of New Jersey's fastest-growing companies for 2015

Peloton Advantage, a company founded by Carolyn Clark ’90 has just been named the 28th fastest growing company in New Jersey for 2015 by NJBIZ.


13-Nov-15 — Lt. Governor announces $7.75 million state grant for University Center for Advanced Ceramic Manufacturing and Education

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul was the state’s messenger of good news today (Friday, Nov. 13) as she brought word from Gov. Andrew Cuomo of a $7.75 million grant to Alfred University (AU) for the construction of a new Center for Advanced Ceramic Manufacturing and Education at the New York State College of Ceramics. The award is supported by the fourth round of the governor’s NYSUNY (State University of New York) 2020 Challenge Grant Program.

09-Nov-15 — AU gallery director presents solo exhibit in Houghton College's Ortlip Gallery

A solo exhibition of new work by Sharon McConnell, director of the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, College of Ceramics at Alfred University (AU), is on view now through Jan. 15, 2016 at the Ortlip Gallery, Center for the Arts building, Houghton College.

There will be an opening reception for “Inextinguishable” Friday, Nov. 13 from 6-8 the Center for the Arts atrium. Both the show and reception are free and open to the public.