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    Courses available in Theatre, Music, Dance, Performance Design & Technology
    THEATRE
    THEA 200 "Literary London- Page to Stage" B block, includes trip to London
    THEA 240 Acting I
    THEA 340 Acting II
    THEA 212 Page to Stage: Script Analysis
    THEA 242 Performance Lab: Musical Theatre Double Threat
    Opportunities on stage and behind the scenes for the Theatre Production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" contact Becky Prophet for information: fprophet@alfred.edu
    PERFORMANCE DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
    PDAT 120 Technical Theatre
    PDAT 200 Costuming on the Half Scale
    DANCE
    DANC 120 Fundamentals of Dance
    DANC 224 Contact Improvisation
    DANC 322 Modern Dance II
    DANC 222 Modern Dance I
    DANC 330 Improvisation/Composition II
    MUSIC
    Private Lessons available to ALL Students from Beginners to Advanced: Guitar, Piano, Strings, Winds, Brass, Percussion, Voice and the Chinese Guzheng are available for credit as listed in Banner

    MUSC 120 Music Theory
    MUSC 130 Piano I
    MUSC 131 Piano II
    MUSC 133 Music of the Guzheng
    MUSC 211 World Music
    MUSC 215 History of Rock Music
    MUSC 200 Performance Lab: Musical Theatre Double Threat
    MUSC 272 Chamber Singers- Audition information, contact Luanne Crosby: fclarke@alfred.edu

    These Music Ensembles are Open to Everyone-
    NO Audition necessary *Instruments are available
    MUSC 271 University Chorus
    MUSC 273 Symphonic Band
    MUSC 274 Jazz Ensemble
    MUSC 275 University Symphony Orchestra
    MUSC 279 Chamber Music


    Posted by: lantz
    Do you love to sing or play an instrument? Share your talent with other musicians in Performing Arts by joining an ensemble and/or taking private lessons. Private Lessons under MUSIC on Banner. Ensembles are Free Overload credit, and we have instruments, so there is no excuse not to join this Spring ! Questions- email LANTZ@ alfred.edu

    MUSC 271 AU Chorus
    MUSC 272 Chamber Singers - contact Luanne Crosby
    MUSC 273 Symphonic Band
    MUSC 274 Jazz Band
    MUSC 275 Symphony Orchestra
    MUSC 132 Beginning Voice Class
    MUSC 133 Music of Guzheng - instruments provided !
    MUSC 279 Chamber Music


    Posted by: lantz
    The AU Chorus is open to all students regardless of musical background. If you can sing, we want you and we will teach you! In the spring semester, the choir will focus on music that celebrates diversity, acceptance and hope. We will be working on "Glory" from the movie "Selma" and alumni Chaz Bruce will come from Rochester to help us sing Gospel and R & B music. We will perform 2-3 selections from a new work "Considering Matthew Shepard" a piece about the tragic death of a young gay man but also focusses on hope for our future. We'll celebrate our Latino community in a Caribbean based "Kyrie" with steel drums and multiple percussion.

    Concerned about issues of diversity, inclusion and community? Let's sing about it and through our songs truly become community.

    University Chorus is a 2 credit course MUSC 271 and satisfies part of the Arts credit in General Education. The choir meets on Monday from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm and Wednesday 5:20 pm - 6:50 pm. The group is also open to faculty and community members.

    Singing in a choir has been shown to relieve stress and help people to find a community.


    Posted by: fclarke
    Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 pm:

    Hillel will be hosting a movie night in Howell Hall (big building up on the hill past Powell)!!

    Admission: FREE
    Snacks: PLENTIFUL
    Fun: GUARANTEED


    Posted by: nao2
    The AU Bookstore Hours for November 19- Nov 23. Open regular hours Mon. & Tues. 11/19 & 20 8:30-5 pm, Wednesday 11/21 9:30-3:30pm. Closed Thurs.- Sun. 11/22-25.

    Watch for our Cyber deals online, you can always pick up your order at the Bookstore! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
    Link: alfred.bncollege.com

    Posted by: bradlemk
    AU Student Senate and the Institute for Cultural Unity are seeking applications for the position of Diversity Chair. The position will serve both as a Senate executive Board member as well as the chair of the Institute for Cultural Unity. Applications and position descriptions are available in the Powell Campus Center at the Institute for Cultural Unity, Center for Student Involvement, and through the link below. All applications are due by Wednesday, November 21 and candidates will be interviewed during the week of November 26th. All questions can be directed toward Dr. Brian Saltsman, Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion (saltsman@alfred.edu)
    Link: https://goo.gl/forms/BWV8DH4tCFsY7Fv92

    Posted by: saltsman
  • Alfred Today

    Open Enrollment will end on November 16, 2018. All benefit enrollment forms must be received by then.

    You must turn in an open enrollment form to Kayleigh Misner in Human Resources, even if you are are opting out of benefits. As of 11/9/18 we are still missing around 346 forms.

    If you do not turn a form in and you have coverage under BCBS currently with Alfred University you will be defaulted into the Gold plan and you will be opted into Short Term Disability.

    If you have questions on how to fill out the forms, please contact Kayleigh Misner, Kim Wyant, or Mark Guinan for assistance. The benefits guides are updated on the HR website for reference.

    Attachment: Non Statutory Employees Enrollment Form
    Attachment: NYSCC Employees Enrollment Form

    Submitted by: Kayleigh Misner

    All Open Enrollment Forms must be typed for accuracy and readability. All forms that are in the packets are typable forms. If you need help filling out these forms or have further questions about the new insurance please feel free to stop in at Herrick Library Computer Lab 120. There is no need for an appointment.

    All forms will be available during the open labs. Employees should bring any information relating to dependents including: date of birth and social security number.

    October 31- 9:30am-11:30am
    November 6- 2:00pm-4:00pm
    November 9- 11:00am-1:00pm
    November 12- 2:00pm-4:00pm
    November 16- 9:30am-11:30am

    For questions, please contact Kayleigh Misner, HR Generalist

    Submitted by: Kayleigh Misner

    Interested in obtaining funding for a research project?

    Proposals for Spring 2019 funding from the Alfred Research Grants for Undergraduate Students (ARGUS) program are due by midnight Friday, November 16. Instructions for preparing and submitting a proposal and the supporting application materials can be found at the link below. Please be aware that proposals not following the required format will be returned without review.

    If you have questions, email Dr. Fred Beaudry (beaudry@alfred.edu).

    Submitted by: Frederic Beaudry

    Hey Alfred University! My name is Shannon and I am a licensed cosmetologist on campus! As an AU business student, I am doing a project where I am raising money for charity one haircut at a time! Female Haircuts- $12, Male Haircuts $10, Blowout and Style $10... and more! Contact me to schedule an appointment! Text (716) 930-7003, DM on Instagram @shakeupmakeupshan or email at beautyshan82944@gmail.com! A portion of the money raised will go to Cradle Beach Camp for children with disabilities!


    Submitted by: Shannon Mendola

    All are welcome!
    Divided by Sea, United by Culture!!

    Meetings are every Friday in the ICU at Powell Campus Center.
    Time: 7:00 pm

    Submitted by: Marshae Fenton

    A TIAA consultant will be conducting one-on-one, 45-minute, individual retirement counseling sessions on Tuesday, December 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

    Dates: November 5 - 16
    Location:The Institute for Elecronic Arts
    Sponsored by: NYSCA and The Institute for Electronic Arts

    Dave Jones is a video artist and engineer who has been involved in the video art field since 1971, and has been developing image making tools almost as long. A couple of months after graduating high school he was helping to run a mixed-media performance troupe in Europe. The troupe, known as VideoHeads, performed shows that combined video, film, music, and theater. These showswere performed throughout western Europe in the early 1970's. Image processing tools designed by Dave Jones are in artists studios around the world as well as the studios of several schools. Over the years Mr. Jones has become known for innovative and powerful video tools that let an artist explore the video signal. He has been recognized for his designs by being mentioned in Grollier's Academic American Encyclopedia and Software Toolworks' CD-ROM Encyclopedia under "Video Art".

    Submitted by: SOAD Events

    This is the third training in a 9 month series targeted at any AU employee who has supervisory roles in their department. This training can also be especially helpful for any staff who support the supervisors in their department.

    This training will encompass: overview of the new Paid Family Leave laws that went into effect on 1/1/18, timeline and benefits, eligibility, FAQ's, and how FMLA and PFL are different

    This is also open to any AU employee who would like to know more about the new changes that are in place.

    This training will be held on November 6, 2018 from 11:15 am - 12:00 pm and on November 28, 2018 from 11:15 am - 12:00 pm both located in the Kenyon/Allen Room in the PCC. This is the same training both days.

    Attachment: Flyer for Supervisor Training

    Submitted by: Kayleigh Misner

    The Employee Recognition Committee would like to announce Years of Service dates for the month of November 2018. 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:
    November 13- Craig Yanni- Head Women's Soccer Coach- Athletics
    November 18- Ashley Emo- Public Safety Officer- Public Safety
    November 27- Grace Gertzen- Custodian- Maintenance

    Celebrating 5 Years of Service:
    November 5- Rachelle Remchuk- Janitor- Maintenance
    November 18- Chelsea Ames- Student Accounts Rep- Student Service Center

    Celebrating 25 Years of Service:
    November 15- Jamie Babcock- Director pf Physical Plant- Maintenance

    Submitted by: Kayleigh Misner

    Date of Event: Tuesday, November 20
    Time of Event: 6:30 pm
    Location of Event: Holmes Auditorium
    Cost: Free

    Sponsored by: Expanded Media, Electronic Integrated Arts MFA program

    Phil Niblock
    Music Composition Performance

    Phill Niblock (b. 1933, USA) is an artist whose fifty-year career spans minimalist and experimental music, film and photography. Since 1985, he has served as director of Experimental Intermedia, a foundation for avant-garde music based in New York with a branch in Ghent, and curator of the foundation's record label XI. Known for his thick, loud drones of music, Niblock's signature sound is filled with microtones of instrumental timbres that generate many other tones in the performance space. In 2013, his diverse artistic career was the subject of a retrospective realised in partnership between Circuit (Contemporary Art Centre Lausanne) and Musée de l'Elysée. The following year Niblock was honored with the prestigious Foundation for Contemporary Arts John Cage Award.

    Screening from Niblock's Film: The Movement of People Working 1973-1991

    Katherine Liberovskaya
    Video Performance

    Katherine Liberovskaya is a video and media artist based in Montreal, Canada, and New York City. Working predominantly in experimental video since the late eighties, she has produced many single-channel videos, video installation works and video performances which have been presented at a wide variety of artistic venues and events around the world. In recent years her work - in single-channel and installation video as well as performance - mainly revolves around collaborations with new music composers/sound artists and live improvisation video-mixing with numerous live new music/audio artists including, Phil Niblock, Al Margolis/If,Bwana, Hitoshi Kojo, Zanana, Anne Wellmer, David First, David Watson, Margarida Garcia, Barry Weisblat, o.blaat, murmer, André Gonçalves, Monique Buzzarté, Anthony Coleman, Shelley Hirsch, Giuseppe Ielasi, Renato Rinaldi, Audrey Chen, plus others.

    Submitted by: SOAD Events

    Interested in staying in Alfred over the summer? Stop by the Powell Campus Center, lobby on Tuesday, November 27, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm or Ade Dining Hall on Wednesday, November 28 from 11:00 am- 1:00 pm to check out summer employment opportunities with Summer Programs!

    Submitted by: Emma McDowell

    Date: Friday, November 30
    Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Location: Robert C. Turner Gallery

    In its 8th year, the ACC Auction draws collectors, artists, and art lovers from the local community and beyond to Alfred for this notable event!

    The proceeds go towards providing students educational opportunities by supporting extracurricular activities such as visiting artists lectures, workshops, funding student travel, supporting summer program scholarships, and making donations to the local community and national emergency relief funds.

    Donated work is exhibited for two weeks then auctioned in the Robert C. Turner Gallery at Alfred University. This year the live auction will be held Friday, November 30th, 2018.


    Submitted by: SOAD Events

    The AU Orchestra under the direction of Music Professor Lisa Lantz, presents an evening of concertos featuring students and music faculty. Special guests include violinist & art major, Mackenzie McDonald, oboist & engineering major, Nathan Skeele, and music adjunct faculty: piccoloist, Rachel Decker; hornist, AJ Todd; pianist, Kurt Galvan. This is a great concert for families with children. Reception to follow.

    Submitted by: Lisa Lantz

    The Symphonic Band under the direction of Visiting Music Faculty, Dustin Woodard, will feature classic Band literature from composers such as Holst, Grainger, Ticheli, and Bennett. The ensemble will also perform new music and orchestral literature from Magin and Michael W. Smith as well as some traditional Bagpipe music with a special guest. Great concert for families with children! Free event.


    Submitted by: Lisa Lantz

    The Student Recital for this Sunday has been Cancelled.


    Submitted by: Lisa Lantz

    On the morning of Monday, November 19, the libraries will be completing a system upgrade. Access to online databases, journals, articles, and books may be disrupted for a two-hour period.

    From about 8:00 am - 10:00 am.

    We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Submitted by: Ellen Bahr

    Live for food? Love photography?

    Submit a photo of your favorite recipe, social dining event, or simply fun with food. Don't miss out on the opportunity to have your artwork displayed next semester in our Community Table location!

    First Prize: $100 in Dining Dollars and display in The Community Table
    Honorable Mentions: $25 each in Dining Dollars and display in The Community Table

    Submit high-resolution images to williamsmz@alfred.edu by Friday, December 14.

    Submitted by: Marie Williams

    We still need pledgers and plungers! Please consider a quick dip into Foster Lake (followed by a warming camp fire, hot cocoa and s'mores) to raise funds for the Navajo Water Project. President Zupan has said he will plunge, but he needs pledges! Go to semipolarplunge.myevent.com to donate or register to go into Foster Lake on Nov 18 starting at 3:30 pm.


    Submitted by: Michele Hluchy

    Join us this Friday, November 16 to hear Arunas Chesonis give a talk titled "How Do We Stop Using Petroleum?". Arunas Chesonis is a successful entrepreneur and experienced early-stage technology investor. Currently Mr. Chesonis is the Chairman and CEO of Sweetwater Energy, Inc. and early state technology company based in Rochester, NY. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from MIT, an MBA from the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Rochester.

    Friday, Nov. 16, 2018
    12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
    Roon Lecture Hall- Science Center

    Light refreshments will be available
    Everyone is welcome to attend

    Submitted by: Shannon Yocum

    As a kickoff for the Alfred University celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Week we will be participating in a day of service in the surrounding community to commemorate and celebrate the legacy of service to one another and the communities in which we live and participate. The event will begin with a light breakfast and beverages before the volunteers go to their assigned service locations in the surrounding area. Sign-up using the included link.

    Submitted by: Brian Saltsman

    AU Student Senate and the Institute for Cultural Unity are seeking applications for the position of Diversity Chair. The position will serve both as a Senate executive Board member as well as the chair of the Institute for Cultural Unity. Applications and position descriptions are available in the Powell Campus Center at the Institute for Cultural Unity, Center for Student Involvement, and through the link below. All applications are due by Wednesday, November 21 and candidates will be interviewed during the week of November 26th. All questions can be directed toward Dr. Brian Saltsman, Director of Student Diversity and Inclusion (saltsman@alfred.edu)

    Submitted by: Brian Saltsman

    A reminder that for all staff, faculty, community members, that have completed the online link for a Gibbs Fitness Center FOB, to pick them up 3-5 days following your submission at the Main Athletic office in the MCLane Center by seeing Colleen Harvey.

    If you are a staff/faculty member, or community member with active membership, please fill out the following link to request a FOB:

    https://gosaxons.com/sb_o...

    All students living on-campus & off-campus students that have completed the link will have a FOB in their Powell Mailbox by Monday, November 26.

    FOBs will be required for entry to the facility beginning Monday, November 26.

    Submitted by: Tony Aquilina

    Every other Tuesday, the Directors of the Wellness Center and the Center for Academic Success will facilitate a discussion on different invisible disabilities, ways symptoms may manifest in and outside of the classroom, and practical strategies to help students with invisible disabilities feel more understood and included.

    Tuesday, November 20
    Time: 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Powell Board Room
    This week's topic is Chronic Medical Conditions

    Please bring your lunch, ideas, experiences, and questions.

    Submitted by: Elizabeth Niles

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