Monthly Archives: November 2013

Alfred Heights

If you’re ever traveling along Lake Erie, you might be interested in cruising through Silver Creek, NY to check out Alfred Heights. Developed in 1958 by Dr. Cewsme Barresi, Class of 1921, the development literally has Alfred written all over … Continue reading

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Rogers Observatory

  “At Alfred’s birth [1836], the universe was a far different place. It was centered on the Solar System and its then-seven planets, and the surrounding galaxies of stars. The first accurate measurement of a stellar distance had not even … Continue reading

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The Steinheim. “Stone Home.” An iconic building on the Alfred University campus. It appears on various mementos created over the years, collected by alumni; eventually they make their way to the University Archives. This plate is one of a series … Continue reading

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Emergency Collegiate Centers

The Great Depression of the 1930s certainly created financial strain for many universities and colleges but was also responsible for a development in higher education called the Emergency Collegiate Centers. Teachers across the country were out of work and students … Continue reading

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