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An Alfred State student recites an original poem.

Students, faculty, and staff participate in fall poetry reading event

Tue, Nov 22nd, 2022

Alfred State College students, faculty, and staff participated in the fall poetry reading event hosted by the English and Humanities Department.

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Alfred State spring poetry event deemed a success

Fri, Apr 8th, 2022

Nearly two dozen attendees shared poetry at the English and Humanities Department spring poetry event. Current students, faculty, administration, college council members, and alumni shared original or favorite poems.

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Alfred State College holds virtual poetry reading

Mon, Apr 12th, 2021

Dozens of Alfred State College (ASC) Pioneers came together recently to share, listen, and reflect during a virtual poetry reading held on Microsoft Teams.

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Alfred State College holds virtual poetry reading

Fri, Oct 30th, 2020

Around 80 Alfred State College (ASC) Pioneers came together online recently to share, listen, and learn during a virtual poetry reading held on Microsoft Teams.

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Virtual poetry reading brings Alfred State Pioneers together

Mon, Apr 20th, 2020

Even in the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Alfred State Pioneers are still finding ways to come together virtually to connect, bond, and lift each other’s spirits. One of these ways came in the form of a recent virtual poetry reading hosted by the English and Humanities Department. 

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Emeritus Professor Morgan speaks at 11th Annual Burns Supper

Tue, Jan 21st, 2020

Morgan’s talk focused on Burns’ young life in Ayrshire, Scotland, and influences on the poet in the years before he became a celebrated figure, first in Scotland and, in a short time, in Europe and the United States.

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Alfred State honors 45-year employee

Mon, Jun 10th, 2019

State University of New York Distinguished Teaching Professor Dr. Aniko Constantine, English and Humanities Department, was recently honored for 45 years of service to Alfred State.

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Community invited to attend poetry reading April 8

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015

Come and enjoy music, desserts, and artwork, all created by Alfred State students at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the Allegany Room of the Central Dining Hall.

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Professor Mitchell Confronts Both Triumph and Loss in His Newest Book of Poetry

Mon, Oct 21st, 2013

The book is a collection of poems—each with its own voice and emotional quality—all sharing the same sense of poignancy. “What happens to us when things are lost?” Mitchell asks. “The impetus came from me asking myself that question—how do people deal with different kinds of loss?”