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Attention Instrumental Musicians
Do you play an instrument? Check out our fantastic ensembles! The AU Orchestra - featuring a Halloween Concert! The AU Symphonic Band OR the Jazz Band - featuring jazz flutist-composer, Leslie Burrs ! OR the AU Pep Band - featuring the AU Football Team! Instruments and Lockers available. Contact Lisa Lantz Lantz@alfred.edu or Chris Foster Fosterc @alfred.edu
Singing in choir is a great way to relieve stress!
New Choirs for Fall 2016 The Music Department is offering two new vocal ensembles this fall. Soprano/Alto Chorus MUSC 277 This choir created for women's voices will perform "The Ceremony of Carols" a beautiful seasonal work for SSA choir and harp. Our guest harpist will be Hannah Lash who has been hailed by the New York Times and The New Yorker Magazine as one of America's finest harpists and composers. Choir meets Tuesday 5:20-6:50 and Thursday 7:00-8:30 Tenor/Bass Choir or the Saxon Singers MUSC 278 This all male ensemble (or extremely low female voices) will perform new works by African American composer, Leslie Burrs as well as Hannah Lash's "De Profundis" with the Women's choir. Saxon Singers meet Monday 7:00-8:30 and Wednesday 5:20-6:50 Both ensembles carry 2 "C (Arts)" credits and no audition is necessary. Both choirs are also open to community, faculty and staff. These courses may also be taken as an overload with no overload fee.(you will have to fill out a course overload form and get the required signatures) For more information contact Luanne Crosby fclarke@alfred.edu
AUDITIONS for TWO Theatre Productions, this Sun, Mon., and Tues!!!
AUDITIONS will be held in C.D. Smith Theatre in Miller, Sun. 8/28 and Mon. 8/29, with callbacks on Tues. 8/30, all at 7:00 p.m. EVERYONE is welcome to these cold reading auditions where we will cast two plays. COME!! Audition for AN ADULT EVENING OF SHEL SILVERSTEIN and THE ASH GIRL. We are looking for 25-30 actors, 12-15 men and 12-15 women. All are welcome. Contact Becky Prophet, fprophet@alfred.edu for more information
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Foreign Language Placement Exam
- Location: 114 Seidlin Hall
- Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Foreign Language Placement Exam

Exams are given in French, German, and Spanish.

Who needs to take the Placement Exam?
• Students who have taken more than two years of a language in high school and who intend to take the same language at AU must take the exam.
• Students who are bilingual or native speakers or who have spoken the language at home.
• Students do NOT need to take the exam if they did not study a language previously or if they are planning to take a different language in college.
• Students who wish to demonstrate proficiency in another language should contact Dr. Kerry Kautzman about procedures.

Please remember to bring your student ID and a 2 pencil.*
September Red Cross Blood Drive
- Location: Knight Club, Powell Campus Center
- Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Residence Life is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Knight Club, Powell Campus Center. Faculty, staff, students, and community members are invited to participate.

Appointments are appreciated but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment go to: www.redcrossblood.org or sign up for a time in person in the Powell Campus Center Wednesday 8/31 and Thursday 9/1 from 11-1 p.m.

Intended donors are urged to drink plenty of fluids on the day of the donation, wear comfortable clothing with sleeves that are easy to roll up, eat iron-rich foods prior to donation day, and bring a list of prescription/over-the-counter medications that you are currently taking or are in your system. Students also bring a student ID.
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26-Aug-16 — Alfred Station firefighter to recall events of Sept. 2001 to open Alfred University lecture series

Blake Mayo, a firefighter in the Alfred Station department, will present “9-11 Looking Back 15 Years” at the first Bergren Forum of the 2016-17 academic year at Alfred University.

26-Aug-16 — Opening convocation speaker share the same advice: Take advantage of all the opportunities at AU

Speakers at this morning’s opening convocation for new first-year and transfer students had a common theme:  Take advantage of every opportunity that Alfred University offers.           

26-Aug-16 — Alfred University faculty collaborate on presentation to Society of Glass Technology

Two Alfred University faculty members who share an interest in glass, but with different approaches to the material will present at the Centenary Conference of the Society of Glass Technology, to be held Sept. 4-8 in Sheffield, England.

25-Aug-16 — Works by Mario Prisco to be exhibited at Cohen Gallery

The Cohen Gallery at Alfred University (AU) will present recent figure drawings and fantastical watercolors by Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus Mario Prisco. “Observed and Imagined: Works on Paper by Mario Prisco” runs  from Sept. 9 to Oct. 16.