Current Campus Announcements:

Friday Night Kiddush

Hillel at Alfred, the Jewish Student's organization, will be holding Kiddush at the Hillel House (18 S. Main Street) every Friday evening (when AU is in session) at 5:30 pm. We will begin on Friday, Jan 28.

Posted By: fgreil

Survey regarding the "Saxon" Moniker

In preparation for the planned upcoming community forum to take place during the week of February 6th, the Interim Chief Diversity Officer in consultation with members of the President's Committee on Diversity have put together a survey for members of the Alfred University community.

The purpose of the survey is gather information, opinions, and perspectives in relation to the "Saxon" moniker previous to and following the planned public forum and discussion. The survey will be available through February 25th.

All past and current members of the Alfred University community are encouraged to participate and respond to the survey and to engage in the community dialogue.

All responses to the survey will remain anonymous and only Dr. Brian Saltsman (Chief Diversity Officer) and Dr. Beth Johnson will have direct access to the data.

At the community dialogue, sample responses (without identifiers) may be shared as necessary to illustrate examples of response variation or concurrence. At no time will any individual be identified or tied to their response.

Optional demographic information can also be entered and will not be reported other than in aggregate to analyze responses.

Details about the community dialogue session will be distributed in the following weeks.

Saxon Moniker Survey

Posted By: saltsman

Years of Service Recognition

The Employee Recognition Committee would like to announce Years of Service dates for the month of January 2022. The Committee will be observing years 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, and 50.

At Alfred University, we realize that our employees are our greatest asset, and we are delighted to honor your dedicated service and commitment to this organization. It is our employees who uphold our principles, demonstrate our vision of working for a better future for our University, deliver on our customer promise and make us the passionate organization we are today.

The success of our organization is a direct result of your efforts and dedication. Your commitment to quality and personal and professional integrity is the differentiating factor that sets us apart from our competition.

On behalf of Alfred University, it is with great pride and admiration that we congratulate you on this service anniversary milestone.

Celebrating 1 Year of Service:
Jan 20- Callie Baker- Secretary- Lea Powell Institute
Jan 28- Thomas Boyle- LPN- The Wellness Center

Celebrating 10 Years of Service:
Jan 9- Tom George- Manager of Network Services- ITS

Celebrating 15 Years of Service:
Jan 8- James Eveland- Plumber- Maintenance
Jan 29- Kim Ward- Custodian Auxiliary Leader- Maintenance

Celebrating 30 Years of Service:
Jan 6- Laurie Lounsberry Meehan- Librarian/University Archivist- Herrick Memorial Library

Posted By: misner

ETIQUETTE DINNER , February 9, 2022

Proper etiquette is essential for making a favorable impression at both lunch/dinner interviews as well as in social business situations. The Career Development Center is pleased to host Heather Kolakowski, from Cornell's school of Hotel & Restaurant Management at our annual Etiquette Dinner, Wednesday, February 9th. While she talks with us about etiquette you can enjoy a scrumptious four course meal.(LIMITED to 40 STUDENTS)

Spaces will go quick, sign up today on Handshake!

Questions? Email:

Posted By: daciw


Sign up for Mock Interview Week February 7-11 today!

This is a full week dedicated to practicing your interviewing skills. You can schedule with a real employer and receive useful feedback for a real interview. Art students will have the option for portfolio reviews on Thursday & Friday. Employers from different career areas will be available.


Tuesday-Corning-In Person (2 Reps)

Wednesday-Data Graphics-Virtual
Pegula Sports Entertainment-Virtual

Thursday-In-Person Art Portfolio reviews-Maria Bentley AU
NY State Police-In person

Friday-Kizzy Parks Consulting-Virtual/Virtual

Northern Light Candles CEO Amy Bennett Art Portfolio Reviews-In Person


Sign up for the event on Handshake, follow the instructions in the event to pick a time.

Questions? Email:

Posted By: daciw

Distribution of COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits and kn95 Mask

The Alfred Box of Books Library is distributing rapid home COVID-19 test kits and kn95 masks while supplies last. These supplies were provided by the Allegany County Department of Health to help slow the spread of COVID-19. They have asked that we limit distribution to 1 test kit per family (2 kits for larger families) and 1 mask per household member. The library is open Monday/Wednesday 10:00am-5:30pm; Tuesday/Friday 12:00pm-5:30pm and Sunday 12:00-4:00pm. Please feel free to call the library at 607-587-9290.

Posted By: linza

COVID Testing for Students

Students who need testing prior to the start of classes are invited to visit the McNamara Room (1st floor Powell Campus Center):

- Thursday 1/13 & Friday 1/14 from 9am until 2:30pm
- Sunday 1/15 from 10am until 5pm
- Monday 1/16 through Friday 1/21 from 9am until 2pm

Please contact Kendra Lanphier ( for more information or simply stop by for testing.

Posted By: mcdowellj