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Hillman Opera conductor returns to his roots for ‘Summer and Smoke’

Doug Osborne-Coy

Conductor Andrew Bisantz has many memorable opera credits to his name. However, his upcoming engagement as the conductor and music director for the Hillman Opera production of “Summer and Smoke” holds special significance for this 1995 SUNY Fredonia alumnus.

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Statement 2022 Fall PDF

Marketing and Communications staff

Stories include the cover feature: Houghton Hall unifies STEM education at Fredonia; ‘Mr. Fredonia’, Emeritus Robert E. Coon fondly remembered; Touring ‘STOMP’ cast features SUNY Fredonia performers; Homecoming Weekend is Friday, Oct. 14 – Sunday, Oct. 16.

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Athletics, Alumni Association to host golf tournament

Sports Information Office

On behalf of the Fredonia College Foundation, the Fredonia Alumni Association and Fredonia Blue Devil Athletics, we invite you to participate in the annual Fredonia Alumni Golf Tournament on Friday, July 15, at Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk.

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Alumnus Merrill wins 6th GRAMMY Award

Roger Coda

Randy Merrill, who earned a degree in Sound Recording Technology at SUNY Fredonia in 1997, has reached a GRAMMY milestone of six awards with his latest triumph, for Silk Sonic’s “Leave the Door Open,” winner of the 2022 Record of the Year at the 64th edition of the GRAMMY Awards.

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Touring ‘STOMP’ cast features SUNY Fredonia performers

Roger Coda

There’s an outsized representation of SUNY Fredonia in the North American Broadway tour of “STOMP” that’s amid a multi-state tour that includes performances in May at the Rochester Broadway Theatre League’s Auditorium Theatre.

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FREDlanthropy Day is coming!

Marketing and Communications staff

Mark your calendars! Wednesday, April 27 is SUNY Fredonia’s annual #FREDlanthropy Day of Giving. Fredonians of all affiliations are encouraged that day to take to the Fredonia social media pages, learn about the impact of donations around campus, and most importantly, spread the culture of #FREDlanthropy by giving back through the Fredonia College Foundation.

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Recital to honor alumna Helen Tinch Williams

Marketing and Communications staff

The Inaugural Helen Tinch Williams Recital will be held Friday, April 29, at 8 p.m., in Rosch Recital Hall at SUNY Fredonia. Featured artists include special guest soloist and soprano Nia Drummond.

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Statement 2022 Spring PDF

Marketing and Communications staff

Stories include cover a feature on the Honorable Trini Ross; the Guertin/Hite Scholarship endowed by Margaret “Peg” (Guertin) Hite, ’64; Theatre alumna Jennifer Cody returning in residency to choreograph "The Wild Party;" a dream job in White House becomes reality for a ’19 graduate; and unexpected paths lead graduates to FBI careers.

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Forensic scientist, alumna to speak at Fredonia Writers@Work residency

Roger Coda

Forensic scientist Dr. Lori Ann Valentin, who earned a B.S. in Biochemistry from SUNY Fredonia in 2009, will return to campus for a two-day residency, “My Radiant Journey: Service through Science – A Chemist’s Perspective,” on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 7 and 8.

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