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Printmaking for the WIN!
Congratulations to three Extended Print Media students for their accomplishments with the international Speedball Art Arnhem paper competition. Gabi Yeager (2nd place, 'wildcard' category), Jessica Cheng (3rd place, screenprint category), and Rusty Wiig (3rd place, etching category) all received cash prizes. In turn, the university received equal funding to their prize winnings plus an additional award for 'Most Winning Entries From One School'. Winnings will go towards Speedball products and development of the printmaking facilities and supplies. There's more! The 3 winners' prints will be exhibited at SGCI (Southern Graphics Council International, the major printmaking conference) which takes part in Atlanta this March. Congratulations on your success!
New Class!
NEW B BLOCK CLASS Advanced Design Seminar: Design is Dramaturgy PDAT 315 Cross-listed as IART 315, THEA 315 Examine and explore design for live performance by dismantling definitions of the designer’s role. Emphasis is on the designer as adaptor/ translator/storyteller.  Prerequisites: PDAT 120 and PDAT 220 or Instructor's Permission Tuesday / Thursday 10:20 am - 12:10 pm Contact Natalie Robin for more information.
In case you didn't know
Singing in choir is a great way to relieve stress! And it is not too late to join! UNiversity Chorus will be led by Boris VanDruff while Dr. Crosby is on sabbatical this semester. choir rehearses on Monday from 7:00-8:30 and Wednesday from 5:20-6:50. This ensemble carries 2 "C (Arts)" credits and no audition is necessary. The choir is 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 Boris VanDruff at or Laurel Buckwalter at
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Bubble Ball
- Location: Joyce Walton Annex
- Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Throw on a giant inflatable and challenge your friends to a game of soccer or you can practice your flips! Bubble Ball is back!
Live Music -Mikki Hommel
- Location: Knight Club, Powell Campus Center
- Time: 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
She’s become a musical fixture on New York City’s Lower East Side. Between playing month-long residencies at Pianos and simply stealing the stage for an impromptu karaoke session, she promises to take your ears to a party and leave you ready to discover your own wild heart.
Two Trumpets and Organ Recital
- Location: Seventh Day Baptist Church
- Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dr. Timothy Altman, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Dr. Larry Wells, Methodist University, and Laurel Buckwalter, Alfred University (retired), will perform a recital for two trumpets and organ on Saturday, January 21, 7:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Baptist Church, Alfred, NY.

Music will include solos, duos and trios from the Baroque period through the 20th century, as well as recent compositions. Guest performance by Dr. Christopher Foster. Admission is free and open to the public.
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20-Jan-17 — Alfred Grad Roger Eiss Still Strumming His String Bass

Alfred University graduate Roger Eiss ’58 was a tuba player with his school orchestra in Saranac Lake when the school’s string bass player graduated. A crisis ensued. There were no other string bassists in the student body, and the orchestra teacher didn’t know how to teach anyone how to play the acoustic string instrument – a musical bear, frequently taller than the musician playing it

20-Jan-17 — Alfred University Engineering Students Win NYSID Grant

New York State Industries for the Disabled has awarded a $2,000 grant to two groups of Alfred University students who will work with Arc of Steuben to improve working conditions for Arc clients.

20-Jan-17 — Harry Littell '86 Book of 19th Century Logging Photographs Published

“Wood Hicks and Bark Peelers,” by  Alfred University alumnus Harry Littell ’86 and Ronald Ostman, was published recently by Penn State University Press and reviewed in the Jan. 17 issue of The New York Times ( The book is a handsome collection of photographs by the 19th century photography William T. Clark, who photographed scenes of Pennsylvania logging camps in the years following the Civil War.

20-Jan-17 — Three Alfred University Students Win in Speedball Art Paper Competition

Congratulations to three Alfred University Extended Print Media students for their accomplishments in the international Speedball Art Arnhem paper competition.