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Playing a “BMW” Instrument

Last Monday I attended the Annual Induction Ceremony of Phi Sigma Iota, the International Foreign Language honor society founded in 1922 at Allegheny College. This society is a national organization and involves over 50,000 members. As a member inducted in 2012, I was honored to present some “talent” during the ceremony in representing the German [...] Read More

A Happy “Guernsey” Birthday!

You may want to ask the same question as I did when I first heard the country “Guernsey”—yes, it is a country! I have never been to that “legendary” island, but it is the favorite place for two Allegheny faculty members! On this year’s birthday, I received a lovely card with a Guernsey stamp from [...] Read More