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Respirator Training
Respirator training for employees and students is required annually for anyone on campus who works with hazardous materials which require the use of a respirator for class or work (attend one session).

If you "may" need to wear a respirator in the spring semester, come to one of these sessions.
Monday Sept. 5, 2016 9:00 - 10:10 AM Holmes Aud. - Harder Hall
Monday Sept. 5, 2016 1:30 - 2:40 PM Holmes Aud. - Harder Hall
Wednesday Sept. 7, 2016 3:20 - 4:30 PM Holmes Aud. - Harder Hall
Thursday Sept. 8, 2016 9:00 - 10:10 AM Holmes Aud. - Harder Hall
Thursday Sept. 8, 2016 1:30 - 2:40 PM Holmes Aud. - Harder Hall

For questions contact Dean Perry; Office: Myers Hall 117; Phone x2196; Email: perrydr@alfred.edu.
STUDENTS, please check with your faculty, advisor, or supervisor.
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
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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.*
Yoga Classes
- Location: Multipurpose Room, McLane Extension
- Time: 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Hatha yoga classes taught by a Kripalu-certified yoga instructor. All levels welcome. Donations accepted.
Contact Cecilia for more information (fbeach@alfred.edu)
CSI Staff Drop-In Hour
- Location: CSI Office Suite
- Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
EVERY MONDAY!! The CSI office staff have cleared Monday afternoons for student leaders to drop in and receive support.
Create a Blessing Bag
- Location: First Floor Ade
- Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Help create the first Random Act of Kindness this semester! Make a Blessing Bag - or a few - for students who might need a smile, whether you know it or not! Bags will be distributed throughout the year.
MicroCollections 01: The Onderdonx Archive
- Location: Scholes Library (lobby)
- Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us for a Q+A with Onderdonx at the opening tonight (Monday, August 29th) from 5-7pm in the main lobby. Come delve!
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.
Dance Info Meeting
- Location: Miller Studio 300
- Time: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Miller 300 Monday Aug 29 - 7pm sharp. All info given about performance and choreography opportunities, studio policies, dance minors, clubs etc... Come meet the other dancers who share your interests!
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29-Aug-16 — Alfred University panelists to examine probable outcomes of November election

A bipartisan panel of Alfred University faculty and members of the community will examine the probable outcomes of the November 2016 election, headlined by the race between the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and the Republican candidate Donald Trump for the Presidency of the United States.  “Election 2016: A Panel Discussion” is planned for 12:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in Nevins Theater, Powell Campus Center.

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.