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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
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, for more information
Yoga Classes
Hatha yoga classes taught by a Kripalu-certified yoga instructor. Mondays and Wednesdays 5:15-6:45 pm in the Multipurpose Room, McLane extension. Starting Monday Aug. 29. All levels welcome. Donations accepted. Contact Cecilia for more information (
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Campus Check In
- Location: Joyce & Walton Health and Wellness Center
- Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Make this your first stop on campus. Come get all of your business taken care of at this one stop shop for your room keys, ID card, schedule and vehicle registration.
New Student Opening Picnic
- Location: Brick Lawn
- Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Picnic on the Brick Lawn for New Students and their parents.
Transfer & Commuter Reception
- Location: Knight Club, Powell Campus Center
- Time: 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Meet other transfer and commuter students along with staff who will discuss services and programs of interest to you.
New Parents Orientation
- Location: Holmes Auditorium / Harder Hall Lobby
- Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
New Parents Orientation and AU At Your Service Information Fair
- Location: Joyce & Walton Health & Wellness Center
- Time: 9:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Playfair is a huge interactive party hosted by returning students. AU students often list Playfair as on of their most memorable Orientation experiences.
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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. 

25-Aug-16 — Former employee honored by George Eastman Museum

A portfolio of travel photojournalism by a onetime employee of Alfred University has been acquired by the George Eastman Museum, in Rochester, New York. The museum, the world’s largest repository of photographic images, announced recently it had obtained for its permanent collection three gelatin-silver prints by the late Caroline Littell of Alfred.

24-Aug-16 — Alfred University Guzheng Ensemble Brings Home Gold Medal in International Competition

Daisy Wu, visiting associate professor of music in the Division of Performing Arts at Alfred University, and the Alfred University Guzheng Ensemble won the top prize in the 2016 New York Chinese Musical Instruments International Competition, bringing home the gold medal in the amateurs’ division. Prof. Wu also won an award as the top music instructor.

23-Aug-16 — President Zupan: Alfred University’s venerable motto, ‘Fiat Lux,’ guides the future

Alfred University’s (AU) second president, Jonathan Allen, may have established “Fiat Lux” – Latin for “Let there be light” – as the motto for this 180-year-old institution, but its newest president, Mark Zupan, says it can guide the future of the institution as well. He made his comments at the University’s opening breakfast for faculty and staff in Ade Hall this morning (Tuesday).