• About MyAU

    New Physical Plant Work Order System

    Alfred University Physical Plant has a new work order system to improve customer service and make our work order system more efficient. This is a web based system that everyone on campus has access to. Please check it out and send us a work order. If you have any questions about the system email moorekj@alfred.edu or dodgeb@alfred.edu.

    Brian Dodge
    AU Physical Plant Director

  • Announcements

    All Supervisors hiring non-work study students for the Fall, please be advised that a Student/Summer Payroll Authorization Form must be filled out for each individual student that you are hiring. That form can be found here https://my.alfred.edu/hr/...

    The student will also need to have the Notice and Acknowledgment of Pay Rate and Pay Day form from you. That form can be found here https://my.alfred.edu/hr/...

    If the student has never worked for AU they will need to visit HR and bring:
    1. Payroll Authorization Form
    2. Notice and Acknowledgement of Pay Rate and Pay Day
    3. Bank Account/Routing Number for Direct Deposit
    4. Appropriate I-9 documents (Passport OR Driver's License AND Social Security Card) (these documents must be originals, no copies accepted)

    If the student is international and has never worked for AU they will need to visit HR and bring:
    1. Payroll Authorization Form
    2. Notice and Acknowledgement of Pay Rate and Pay Day
    3. Bank Account/Routing Number for Direct Deposit
    4. Passport (these documents must be originals, no copies accepted)
    5. Visa (these documents must be originals, no copies accepted)
    6. Social Security Card or Letter of Application (these documents must be originals, no copies accepted)
    7. I-94
    8. I-20

    Posted by: misner
    Knight Club/Powell Campus Center
    September 4th, 12pm-2pm

    This career fair is to help aid students in finding both on campus and work-study jobs for the 2018-19 academic year as well as part-time, flexible opportunities off campus. Offices from across campus and local businesses are invited to attend.

    Students who know approximately how many work study hours they will have are encouraged to bring their available hours and their federal student aid award card(green) with them.

    If your office is looking to hire students and would like to participate in this free event, contact Valerie Daciw at the CDC Daciw@alfred.edu or 607-871-2162.

    Posted by: daciw
    Lahdur is an online community devoted to Alfred University students. Organized by class, users can ask and answer questions, or post anything they feel would be helpful to others.
    Link: https://lahdur.com/

    Posted by: kjm11
    "Lights Up !" Performing Arts annual Open House Monday Aug. 27 from 6:00-6:30 in the C.D. Smith Theatre, Miller Performing Arts Center [across from Ade Dining Hall].
    Find out how YOU can be involved in our vibrant Performing Arts Program featuring Theatre, Dance Music, Performance Design & Technology, Clubs, Ensembles, Private Lessons, and more.
    Meet returning students and faculty- Snacks provided.

    Posted by: lantz
    University of Rochester Jones Memorial Hospital will be on campus on 9/18/18 from 10am-2pm in the Knight Club in the Powell Campus Center.

    They will be providing free screenings including: blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol, bone density, BMI & body fat, lung function, and flexibility.

    This event is open to students, faculty, staff, and the community. There is no need for an appointment, just drop by between 10am-2pm and take advantage of this event to know your numbers.

    Link: HR Page

    Posted by: misner
    Check out these Amazing Courses in Theatre, Music, Dance and Performance Design & Technology
    Featuring two courses with NYC based guest director, G.D.Kimble*
    THEA 110 Introduction to Theatre *
    THEA 240 Acting I
    THEA 340 Acting II*
    THEA 311 Theatre: History, Art, Politics and Society

    Also OPEN Auditions for 2 Fall Productions will take place Aug. 26 & 27
    At 7:30 in CD Smith Theatre, Miller Performing Arts Center- contact Becky Prophet for more information: fprophet@alfred.edu

    PDAT 120 Technical Theatre
    PDAT 220 Design Fundamentals for Stage, Dance and Film
    PDAT 221 Costume Construction
    PDAT 222 Stage Makeup

    DANC 120 Fundamentals of Dance
    DANC 200 Costume Development
    DANC 211 Dance History
    DANC 222 Modern Dance I
    DANC 230 Improvisation/Composition I
    AU Dance Meeting will take place Monday Aug. 27 at 6:30 Miller 300

    Private Lessons available on Guitar, Piano, Strings, Winds, Brass, Percussion, Voice AND Guzheng are available for credit as listed in Banner- Beginning to Advanced levels

    MUSC 110 Music Appreciation
    MUSC 120 Music Theory
    MUSC 130 Piano I
    MUSC 132 Beginning Voice Class l
    MUSC 133 Music of the Guzheng
    MUSC 215 History of Rock Music
    MUSC 272 Chamber Singers- Audition information, contact Luanne Crosby: fclarke@alfred.edu
    These Music Ensembles are Open to Everyone
    *No Auditions
    *Instruments are available
    MUSC 271 University Chorus
    MUSC 273 Symphonic Band
    MUSC 274 Jazz Ensemble
    MUSC 275 University Symphony Orchestra
    MUSC 279 Chamber Music
    MUSC 279-06 AU Pep Band

    Posted by: lantz
  • Alfred Today

    On Friday, August 24, 2018 at 10:00 am in the McLane Gymnasium we will hold the wonderful tradition of welcoming our first year students to Alfred University at our Opening Convocation Ceremony. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend this exciting occasion. Please feel free to contact Meghan Dwyer in the Office of the Provost with any questions.

    Submitted by: Meghan Dwyer

    The University Libraries have re-organized with a new administrative structure. Starting July 1, Laurie Lounsberry McFadden began as the interim Dean of Libraries and Brian Sullivan as the interim Director of Libraries. Each will also continue to coordinate and maintain their regular responsibilities so please feel free to contact them as usual for assistance. Deborah Rollins is the Administrative Assistant for both the dean and the director. For more information, see https://aulibrarynews.wor...

    Submitted by: Laurie Lounsberry McFadden

    Clarinet and Saxophone lessons are available for all ages and abilities. If you are interested, please register for MUSC 104 Private Lessons-Woodwinds and/or contact Mrs. Decker deckerr@alfred.edu with any questions.

    Submitted by: Rachel Decker

    A TIAA consultant will be conducting one-on-one, 45-minute, individual retirement counseling sessions on Tuesday, September 11, in the Human Resources Conference Room in Greene Hall. Let her help you make financial decisions that are right for you. To schedule an appointment, employees should call TIAA at 1.800.732.8353 and remain on the line for assistance; or register at www.TIAA.org/schedulenow.

    Submitted by: Kim Wyant

    The Alfred University Libraries are pleased to welcome Ms. Samantha Dannick as our new Engineering and Scholarly Communication Librarian at Scholes Library. Samantha, an Alfred University alumna who earned her B.A. in Conflict Studies and Philosophy in 2012, began her new duties on July 1st. She returns to Alfred after completing her M.S. in Library and Information Science, with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Cultural Heritage Preservation, from Syracuse University. In addition to serving as the library liaison to the Inamori School of Engineering, she will lead the development of a scholarly communications program that promotes the scholarship of Alfred's faculty, staff, and students. She will also serve as a resource on scholarly communications topics such as copyright, data management, open access, and open educational resources.

    Samantha can be found in Scholes G02, or contacted at dannick@alfred.edu.

    Please join us in welcoming Samantha back to Alfred!

    Submitted by: Brian Sullivan

    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.

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

    Celebrating 1 Year:
    August 4- Lacey Gosnell- Coordinator- Residence Life
    August 7- Cody Gibson- Assistant Athletic Trainer- Athletics
    August 7- Jessica Earle- Research Admin Spec- School of Art and Design
    August 14- Jennifer Dodge- Barn Assistant- Equestrian Program
    August 14- Zachariah Martin- Admissions Counselor- Admissions
    August 14- Kayleigh Misner- Human Resources Generalist- HR
    August 15- Ian Saxine- Visiting Asst Prof of History- Human Studies
    August 15- Izmir Mohamed Ickbal- Visiting Asst Prof Perf Design- Performing Arts
    August 15- Andrew Kless- Visiting Lecturer of History- Human Studies
    August 15- Dan Lu- Asst Professor of REE- Renewable Energy Engineering
    August 15- Laura McGough- Visiting Faculty A&D- Art History
    August 15- Junjun Ding- Assist Prof Materials Science and Engineering- Engineering
    August 16- Diana Dalton- Coordinator Stewardship and Events- University Advancement
    August 18- Kelsey Pitcher- Hunt Seat Instructor/Trainer/Coach- Equestrian Program
    August 19- Michael Honeycutt- Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator- EH&S
    August 21- Holly Shulman- Professor Ceramic Engineering- School of Engineering

    Celebrating 5 Years:
    August 19- Betsy Kent- Secretary- School of Art and Design

    Celebrating 10 Years:
    August 14- Meghanne Freivald- Instructional Technical Specialist- ITS
    August 18- Corinne Fecteau- Service Learning Coordinator- CDC
    August 18- Shawn Murrey- Sr. Kiln Specialist- Ceramic Art
    August 19- Robert Reginio- Associate Professor English- English
    August 19- Timothy Cox- Clinical Assoc Prof English- English
    August 19- Corrie Burdick- Assistant Professor Education- Education

    Celebrating 15 Years:
    August 26- Zong Dai- Professor Business Admin- College of Business

    Celebrating 20 Years:
    August 24- Verna Mullen- Technical Serv Assist- Scholes Library

    Celebrating 25 Years:
    August 16- Theresa Gunn- Assoc Prof Accountancy- College of Business
    August 24- Steve Pilgrim- Prof Materials Science and Engineering- Engineering
    August 24- Herbert Giesche- Assoc Prof Ceramic Engineering- Engineering
    August 24- Bill Carty- Prof Ceramic Engineering- Engineering
    August 28- Mark Smith- Librarian- Scholes Library

    Celebrating 30 Years:
    August 1- Julie Slack- Sr. Administrative Programmer- ITS
    August 24- Joe Rosiczkowski- Assoc Prof Mechanical Engineering- Engineering
    August 24- Wallace Leigh- Prof Electrical Engineering- Engineering
    August 24- Michele Hluchy- Prof Geology- Environmental Studies/Geology

    Celebrating 35 Years:
    August 30- William Dibrell- Professor Philosophy- Human Studies

    Submitted by: Kayleigh Misner

    Did you know that if you are a regular full time or part time employee of AU that you have Bereavement time available to you immediately after hire?

    Up to five paid days of Bereavement Leave are provided to allow the employee to mourn and otherwise attend to the death of an immediate family member. Immediate family members are defined to include: spouse or spousal equivalent; child, stepchild, or grandchild; grandparent or parent; sibling; or parent-, son-, daughter- or sibling-in-law.

    One work day of Bereavement Leave is provided to allow the employee to mourn the death of a cousin, aunt, uncle, niece or nephew.

    Time awarded for Bereavement Leave will be pro-rated for regular employees who work less than full-time.

    Bereavement should be recorded on the time sheet as excused time with a comment in the comments section. If you normally work 7 hours a day, you put 7 hours under excused time for the days that you missed. If the days that you missed surpass what is allotted, you will code that time as vacation/personal/floating holiday/merit time.

    Submitted by: Kayleigh Misner

    The New York State Department of Transportation announces that completion of the project to replace Baker's Bridge between state routes 21 and 244 will be delayed until November.

    Originally, replacement of the bridge on State Route 961G was to be completed Aug. 23. However, according to Dan Ermer, area construction supervisor for DOT Region 6, significant delays in utility relocation have pushed the re-opening date back to mid-November.

    During the bridge replacement project, State Route 961G, which runs between routes 21 and 244 in Alfred Station, has been closed to through traffic. The closure has primarily affected traffic to Alfred coming northbound on Route 21, with those motorists turning directly onto Route 244 about four-tenths of a mile north of the bridge. The detour directing traffic from the bridge to the 21/244 intersection will remain in place until the project's completion.

    Submitted by: Mark Whitehouse

    The Employee Recognition Committee is proud to announce a new electronic nomination form for the 2018-2019 Service Awards. These awards will be presented in May of 2019 at the Annual Employee Recognition Dessert Reception.

    The awards include: The Bob Condrate Lifelong Learner Award, Saxon Service Award, and the Cathy Johnson Service Award.

    Nominations will be accepted through March 15, 2019. For further information, please visit the website, which better outlines the eligibility.

    Submitted by: Kayleigh Misner

    Below are Gibbs Fitness Center hours beginning 8/27:

    Monday- Friday 7am-8am & 11am-11pm
    Saturday-Sunday 10am-6pm

    Summer hours from now- 8/27 are
    Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
    Saturday-Sunday 12pm-4pm

    Submitted by: Tony Aquilina

    Order your textbooks online and we will have them boxed and ready for pick-up! Pick up is at the AU Bookstore on the 2nd floor of the Powell Campus Center.

    Submitted by: Marcy Bradley

    Employment Opportunity:
    Audio/Visual Technician
    Information Technology Services

    Submitted by: Connie Lewis

    We are pleased to announce that Braeden Clark will defend his PhD Ceramic Engineering thesis entitled: "Multiphase Titanate-Based Ceramic Waste Forms: Cerium Incorporation in Zirconolite and Pyrochlore and Radiation Stability" on Friday, August 31, 2018 in Binns-Merrill Hall, room 106 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    Copies of Braeden's thesis are on display in the Dean's office in Binns-Merrill Hall 160 and the CACT Office in McMahon 120.

    Attachment: Abstract Provided by Braeden Clark

    Submitted by: Laura Grove

    On Thursday, our new students and their families are arriving on campus, all heading for the Joyce & Walton Health & Wellness Center to check in. Please be prepared for longer lines at the traffic lights and parking congestion as we welcome our new students, particularly between 7:30 am and 11am.

    If you are on campus, wander around and say hello to the families dropping off their sons and daughters at their residence halls. It's wonderful to see the energy as our RAs, orientation guides, and football players all help families unpack their cars and welcome the new students.

    Submitted by: MT Sick

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