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2017 MostArts Festival Tickets on Sale
"The Magic Returns" next July 9-15 at the MostArts Festival. Applause Pass Tickets and Single Tickets are both on sale at Bring your family and friends next summer. Makes a Great Stocking Stuffer !!!
Music of Film, Television and Broadway
Join us on Friday, December 9, 7:30 p.m. in the Miller Theater and enjoy an amazing performance by the Alfred University Symphonic Band, under the direction of Christopher Foster, as they perform music from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Doctor Who, Into the Woods, Hamilton and the music of John Williams and Alan Silvestri! (Maybe a holiday treat!) Great music for all ages. Bring the family! FREE ADMISSION!
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Massage and Acupuncture & Therapy Dog Night at Herrick! Tues. Dec. 13th
Location: BookEnd Lounge, Herrick Library (8:00 PM - 10:30 PM) Need stress relief from studying for finals? Herrick will be offering FREE chair massages and acupuncture! Sign-ups will begin at 7:45 p.m. Love animals and need stress relief from studying for finals? Come meet Cole Porter, registered therapy dog and companion of Dr. Lisa Lantz!
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December Informal Dance Showing
- Location: CD Smith III Theatre, Miller Perf Arts Center
- Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Informal Dance Showing includes AU Dance Program’s faculty and student creative work and compositions from independent choreographers. Limited seating.

Free admission. Limited seating. CD Smith III Theatre - NOTE 7 pm curtain.
December Informal Dance Showing
- Location: CD Smith Theater
- Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Come see what we have been working on in the dance department this semester! Two nights of performances and choreography. Each night of the informal dance showing will be a different program.

There will be solos created by the Composition 1 students, and dances performed by classes including Fundamentals of Dance, Jazz Dance, and New and Existing Repertory. The repertory class will perform a work created by American Master Choreographer Pearl Primus and a piece by AU Dance Faculty Colleen Culley. Angier and Culley will continue their duet exploration through a very short performance.

Its free, its fun, and its inspiring!
Environmental Studies Speaker- Russell Patterson
- Location: Roon Lecture Hall- Science Center
- Time: 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM
Russell Patterson is a ’99 alum who will be speaking on "From Fast Food to Fine Dining: Building your Franchise". Russell graduated from Alfred University with a BA in Environmental Studies and Public Administration and earned a Graduated Certificate in GIS from SUNY Albany in 2001.
Candy Cane Grams Sale
- Location: Powell Campus Center, 3rd floor
- Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Psych Club will be selling Candy Cane Grams for .50 cents each and 5 for $2. The sale will take place in Powell starting Tuesday, 11/29 until Wednesday, 12/7 from 12:00-1:00 PM. Please contact with any questions!
Shabbat Dinner
- Location: Hillel house
- Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hillel will be hosting a Chinese style Shabbat Dinner in honor of the upcoming X-mas Season! For those who are unfamiliar, Chinese restaurants were traditionally the only eatery open on Christmas. Thus the Jews flocked in great numbers to dine in such fine establishments. Similarly the Jews tend to go out to the movies after their Chinese food feast in order to digest.

Come join us for yummy food and a movie!

Please rsvp to HILLEL@ALFRED.EDU by Thursday afternoon if you plan to attend

December Women’s and Gender Studies Roundtable
- Location: Judson Leadership Center
- Time: 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM
The next Women’s and Gender Studies Roundtable will be Friday, December 2, from 12:20-1:10 p.m. in the Judson Leadership Center. AU Engineering student, Meredith Laubert, will be presenting on the topic: "Coloring Our Future With Materials Engineering." While researching the material properties of crayons, Laubert returned to her middle and high schools to show girls and young women there that they could become engineers. The WGST roundtables are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Core Sample: Alfred Ceramic Art Museum
- Location: Alfred Ceramic art Museum
- Time: All Day
Alfred Ceramic Art Museum: Core Sample
Opens October 28, 2016
Gala Opening Reception: Friday, October 28, 6-9PM

In celebration of the Alfred Ceramic Art Museum’s move to its magnificent new facility, the Museum will open its doors on October 28, 2016, with an exhibition entitled Core Sample. This exhibition will feature highlights from the permanent collection. A number of these works have not been on view in years. Core Sample is the first of many ambitious projects slated for the museum, which will reveal essential aspects of the Museum’s collection as well as chart new directions in ceramic art and scholarship.
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02-Dec-16 — Health Fitness Management Major Receives Major Recognition

The Health Fitness Management major in the College of Professional Studies at Alfred University was recently recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). In providing educational program recognition, NSCA noted the program at Alfred University  is “one of only a handful of such recognized undergraduate programs in the state of New York and less than 150 throughout the world.”

02-Dec-16 — Alfred University Students' Rochester Work Featured on WXXI

Alfred University Director of Student Activities Dan Napolitano joined Alfred University student Mawia Elawad on WXXI television’s City Wise, broadcast Thursday, Dec. 1, and to be re-broadcast on WXXI-HD (Time Warner Cable) at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4.

01-Dec-16 — Symphonic Band to Perform Music of Film and Television

Alfred University will host a performance of the Symphonic Band Friday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Miller theater. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.

01-Dec-16 — Kirkus Reviews Highlights Alfred University Alumna Susan Beckhorn's Novel

Alfred University alumna Susan Beckhorn’s newest novel, The Wolf’s Boy, has been included on the Kirkus Reviews’ prestigious “Best Middle-Grade Books of 2016” list. The novel, Beckhorn’s fourth, tells the story of Kai, a boy growing up in a pre-historical setting, born with a crippled foot, and who adopts a motherless wolf pup as a friend.