Current Campus Announcements:

AU Masquerade Ball Announced

The long-awaited AU Ball is finally happening!

A Masquerade Ball will be held for Alfred University Students on February 25, 2023 6:00-11:00pm in the Knight Club on the 3rd floor Powell Campus Center

The event will include a seated dinner with both appetizers and dessert, as well as a DJ, photobooth, bar for attendees 21+ and post-ball casino night activity.

There are only 120 available tickets due to the size limitations of the space.

Ticket sales will be open to students (and their guests) only until February 1st, after which sales will be opened to faculty, staff, alumni, and community members.

$10 Student Tickets

$20 Community Tickets (not available until the aforementioned date)

The Ball is being sponsored by the Student Senate via the Student Life Enhancement Fund.

All proceeds from ticket sale will be donated to our chairty of choice: The African American Giving Initiative, based in Rochester, in celebration of Black History Month that the event coincides with. More information on the charity can be found here.

We are also collecting formal wear donations from now until Feb. 3rd to provide students will free clothing options for the event. If you would like to donate clothing please follow this link for more information.


Posted By: weissm

Hot Dog Day Design Contest

Submissions are open for the 2023 Hot Dog Day logo design contest now through Feb. 5th, 2023

After 9 years, Hot Dog Day is returning to Main street on April 22, 2023!
To celebrate this there is a suggested theme of "The return to Main Street" for logo designs. The logo is used on the T-shirts, posters, and buttons from the event, so it's a great way to get attention for your design skills.

The designer of the chosen logo will win:

Free 2023 Hot Dog Day T-shirt, buttons, and poster
Name credit on the poster as logo designer
$100 Visa gift card


Open to STUDENTS ONLY of Alfred University and Alfred State College
Incorporate theme "Return to Main Street" (optional)
Include the year somewhere in the design
Keep design simple enough that it can be resized and remain visible.
Able to be used on multiple backgrounds, but you may choose a specific color if you feel strongly about it.
If you include the name of one college, include the name of the other (Alfred University/ Alfred State College)
One person can submit multiple designs

Submissions are due by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 5th

Submit designs here

Posted By: weissm

Apply to be an RA!

From NOW until February 10, 2023, you can apply to be a Resident Assistant for the 2023-2024 school year!

The perks of being an RA include having a room to yourself, compensation equal to a double room rate, discounted parking pass, credit to the campus bookstore and so much more!

If you are someone who wants to grow their leadership skills and be a part of a team, apply to be an RA!

If you have any questions please email

To apply and for more information, please use this link.

Posted By: seifert

HR Tip of the Month

Did you know that you can receive your W2 (the form that reports an employee's annual wages and the amount of taxes withheld from their paycheck) electronically in BannerWeb?

W2's will be available on Bannerweb in late January, once available a notice will go out to employees.

All W2's that are mailed will be mailed by 1/31/23.

Advantages of receiving Form W-2 electronically
-Your W-2 will be available sooner than a printed copy
-You can reprint a copy of your W-2 anytime during the year
-No possibility that a Form W-2 might be lost, stolen, delayed or misplaced by the U.S. mail service or by the employee
-Multiple levels of security protects all information within the BannerWeb system
-Access can be obtained anytime via the internet-anywhere in the world

If you do not choose to receive your W-2 electronically, a paper copy will be mailed to your home address (current students receive their W-2 in their campus box). Faculty and staff, please ensure the Office of Human Resources has your up-to-date mailing address.

Instructions on how to sign up for electronic consent

Posted By: misner

M.S. Ceramic Engineering Defense-Cooper Howard

We are pleased to announce that Cooper Howard will be defending his Ceramic Engineering thesis Titled: "Scalable Production of Synthetic Lunar Highlands Pyroxene Minerals. " on Monday, December 12, 2022, from 10-11:30 a.m.

Cooper's defense will be held both in-person in McMahon, 358 and virtually via zoom. A copy of Cooper's thesis is on display in Binns-Merrill, 160.

Please contact Nikkie Guysick at if you would like the zoom link.

Attachment: MS CEMS-C. Howard Abstract

Posted By: Guysick

Seeking candidates for Fulbright U.S. Student Program

Do you know a student who would be a good candidate for a Fulbright grant? The Fulbright U.S. Student program offers unparalleled opportunities in all academic disciplines to passionate and accomplished graduating college seniors and graduate students.

Program participants are fully funded to pursue graduate study, conduct research, or teach English abroad. Foreign language skills are not always required.

Please direct interested students to contact a member of the campus Fulbright committee early in the spring semester in preparation for applying in the fall.

See the link below for more information and a list of campus contacts.

Fulbright Campus Contacts

Posted By: bahr

M.S. BME Thesis Defense By Danielle Perry

We are pleased to announce that Danielle Perry will be defending her Bio Material Engineering thesis Titled: "Investigation and Primary Fabrication of Strontium-Copper-Doped Sol-Gel Bioglass for Soft-tissue Repair. " on Friday December 9th, 2022 from 9:30-10:30am. Danielle's defense will be held both in-person in Binns-Merrill Hall, 106 and virtually via zoom.

A copy of Danielle's thesis is on display in Binns-Merrill, 160.

Please contact Nikkie Guysick at if you would like the zoom link.

Attachment: MS BME Abstract- Danielle Perry

Posted By: Guysick