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Campus Presentation: Student Mental Health–Creating Conditions for Academic Success: 3/30

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under Events

Please join the Dean of Students Office for this presentation at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Schultz East Alcove: “Mental and Behavioral Health Problems Are Learning Problems.” Read more…

Visiting Scholar Dr. Irem Kurtsal–Lecture Monday: 3/27

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under Events

Visiting Scholar Dr. Irem Kurtsal will deliver a lecture titled “Finding Our Selves” Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. Refreshments provided. Background on the lecture follows.
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Attention Juniors and Seniors

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Academic Standards Committee invites you to apply for the following Prizes/Awards for the Annual Honors Convocation:
The Ruth Williams Knights Prize, The John Scott Craig Prize, Lynn Pyle Memorial Prize, The Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae All-College Scholarship Award, and the Louise Jordan Award.
Application and descriptions can be found here at 2017 Spring Honors Convocation Awards Application and are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 14. The convocation will be held on Tuesday, May 2, at 4 p.m. in Ford Chapel. The prizes/awards will be announced at this time.

WGSS Affiliate Faculty Informational Meeting and Reception: 3/30

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under Events

The WGSS Steering Committee invites faculty to an informational meeting and informal reception on Thursday, March 30, between 4:30 and 6 p.m. in the Tippie Parent Library to learn about becoming Affiliated Faculty in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program. Any faculty member who teaches, or would like to teach, a WGSS course or a departmental course that serves as a WGSS elective is invited to become an affiliate faculty member. Please contact Caryn Werner, the interim director of WGSS, for more information.

For Employees: TIAA Consultations

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

A representative from TIAA will be on campus for individual counseling sessions on the following dates and locations:
Tuesday, April 11 — Campus Center, Room 318
Wednesday, May 17 — Campus Center, Room 318
Friday, June 23 — Campus Center, Room 318 Read more…

Summer 2017 Marketing Internship at Discovery Machines

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

Anna Griffith ’91, CEO of Discovery Machine, Inc., located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is accepting applications for three summer marketing interns. These positions are paid and housing may be available at Lycoming College. Interns will complete tasks such as creating an email marketing plan, researching email distribution technology, and interns will produce and present a summary of their work at the completion of the internship. See the full job description in Gator Connect. Apply as soon as possible, positions are available until filled.

Housing for Allegheny Students Completing Internships in New York City

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

Allegheny College students who have secured internships in NYC and will return to campus for a minimum of one semester following summer 2017 are invited to apply for college subsidized housing in New York City. Preference is given to students who are completing internships related to banking, finance, and business. Make an appointment with Jim Fitch by phoning (814) 332-2381 or by stopping by the Orange Area of the Gateway in Pelletier to learn more about this tremendous opportunity.

Deadline for People & Places: 3/30

Posted on March 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

The deadline for the next People & Places, which reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievements, is Thursday, March 30. Please submit items here. If you have questions about People & Places, please send an email to

Learn to Swim Program

Posted on March 22, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Allegheny College Swimming & Diving Team is hosting its annual Gator Learn to Swim Program for children ages 3 and up. Levels include beginner (30-minute sessions), intermediate (45-minute sessions), stroke clinic (one-hour sessions). Again this year we have an option for more competitive swimmers: the Sprint & Power clinic (90-minute sessions). Watch for further options for more advanced swimmers with the new Gators Spring Swimming Program (April-May).
Openings in the classes are available for the following dates although the first week is filling up fast: Read more…

Quigley Town Hall: 3/28

Posted on March 21, 2017 | Filed under Events

Join us for a Quigley Town Hall on “Emerging Issues in U.S. National Security and Foreign Affairs” at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, in Henderson Auditorium of Quigley Hall. Adam Miller ’18 and Dr. Howard Tamashiro will explore the international political context and its relationship to the national security interests of the United States in the new administration. Lunch will be provided.

Wise Center Hours During Spring Break

Posted on March 19, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Wise Center hours through Sunday, March 26, are as follows: Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. and closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Entries Sought for Doane Prizes in Art

Posted on March 16, 2017 | Filed under Events

Through the generosity of the late Foster B. Doane, a former Allegheny trustee, awards in art are given annually as a result of a competition. The prizes in Painting and Drawing, Graphics, Sculpture or Ceramics, and Juror’s Prize will be announced on April 4, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., during the opening reception of the student art exhibition. All winners will receive a cash award and a book inscribed to indicate the nature of the award. Entries are due on March 27 and March 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. No late entries will be accepted. Additional information is available in the Art Gallery, Doane Hall of Art, or from Art Department faculty.

Library Hours During Spring Break

Posted on March 16, 2017 | Filed under General News

Pelletier Library will be open the following hours during Spring Break–March 17: 7:30 a.m to 5 p.m.; March 18-19: noon to 5 p.m.; March 20-24: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 25: noon to 5 p.m., and March 26: 2:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Regular hours resume Monday, March 27.

American Colors Application Deadline Extended

Posted on March 16, 2017 | Filed under General News

What are you and your friends doing after graduation? Do you want to get jobs together and live in the same town? American Colors of Sandusky, Ohio, seeks to recruit a group of four or five graduating seniors for full-time positions in the liquid pigment business. They seek a close-knit group of individuals to work in the areas of Industrial Chemistry, Research and Development, Sales, Manufacturing, Marketing, Quality Control, Analysis, and Process Control at the Sandusky facility. Students are invited to apply as a team, submitting an application packet that includes one letter of interest and individual resumes. American Colors also will be accepting individual applications. For more information on organizing your team, submitting your materials, and interviewing as a team stop by Career Education’s Quick Question drop-in hours every Monday through Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Applications are due Friday, March 31, by 5 p.m. Interviews will take place on campus on Thursday, April 6.

Cooking Class: 3/27

Posted on March 16, 2017 | Filed under General News

Come to the Market House on Monday, March 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. to participate in a fun, delicious, and interactive cooking class. Become more confident in your culinary skills while cooking and eating a new and delectable dish. All experience levels are welcome. Tell a friend and register by emailing Elli at ($20 per participant, all ingredients are included).

Sample Room Students Needed

Posted on March 15, 2017 | Filed under General News

Are you a sophomore interested in living in the Admissions Sample Room for the 2017-2018 academic year? Admissions is looking for two females to live in the Sample Room, Brooks 111, for the upcoming year. Those living in the room will be responsible for keeping the room neat and organized as prospective students and families regularly visit the room from Monday through Saturday (and some other times as communicated). Students receive a small living stipend. Please email Anne Leonard at if interested.

Student Lunch with Ecofeminist Activist Carol Adams: 3/30

Posted on March 15, 2017 | Filed under Events

Carol J. Adams is a feminist-vegan advocate, activist, and independent scholar and the author of numerous books including “The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory.” To sign up for the lunch, please click here. The lunch will start at noon Thursday, March 30, in the Tippie Alumni Center and end at 1:30 p.m. Students are welcome to join when they can and leave when they have to for classes. All of the food will be vegan! Carol Adams will also give a public lecture on Wednesday, March 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the Tillotson Room in Tippie.

Run for ASG Senate

Posted on March 15, 2017 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in being a voice for your fellow classmates? If so, visit here in order to get more information. All senate paperwork is due to the Secretary of Student Voting by 5 p.m. on March 27 so be sure to get your signatures in. Email Meredith at for more information or with questions.

Better World Books Drive

Posted on March 15, 2017 | Filed under General News

Sigma Tau Delta will have a Better World Books collection box on the 2nd floor balcony of the Campus Center outside of GFC. The organization raises funds to promote global literacy and recycle unwanted books. While you’re home for spring break, please look for unwanted books to donate when you come back! The collection box will be available April 1 through May 2. To find out if your books are acceptable, please check the donation guidelines outlined here.

Civic Engagement Opportunities for Faculty

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under General News

Faculty are invited to learn more about two opportunities related to the development of Civic Engagement programs at Allegheny. Applications are open for the 2017–18 Fahrner Faculty Fellow position. The Fahrner Faculty Fellow undertakes community engagement work and/or public scholarship while developing, along with others, the Gateway Network for Local Knowledge and Research (NLKR) and related Gateway projects. Applications are also being accepted for Civic Engagement course development grants. Grants are available to develop courses involving a community and/or civic engagement project that will have a positive impact on the Meadville community, foster student civic and community engagement, and support collaborations with our community partners. Please contact either Dave Roncolato ( or Terry Bensel ( if you have questions about either of these opportunities.

Wayne Merrick Scholarship for Study Abroad in International Studies Program

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Wayne Merrick Scholarship in International Studies is intended to assist promising Allegheny students majoring in International Studies with study for a semester or year abroad. Applications for the scholarship should be submitted to Prof. Laura Reeck by Monday, April 10, 2017 (applications may be sent to Reeck through campus mail [Box 190] but students should ensure that all materials arrive by the deadline). Applications should include the following: 1) a narrative description of study abroad plans, curricular and co-curricular activities and how study abroad will foster these; 2) a copy of the applicant’s college transcript (it need not be official); and 3) documentation of acceptance to a study-abroad program or description of concrete plans to study abroad. Applications should be made for study abroad in academic year 2017-18. Two scholarships of $2,000 will be awarded: note that the monies will not be awarded to the student in cash, but will be applied to the student’s financial aid package. Recipients will be selected by the International Studies Steering Committee.

First Year Voices Speaking Competition

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under Events

The Allegheny Speaking Consultants and the Director of Speaking invite all first-year students to participate in the First Year Voices speaking competition. Students can enter the competition by submitting a video recording of a 5- to 7-minute extemporaneous speech to the following email address: Submissions are due by 5 p.m. March 31. The top seven speakers will be selected to compete live on Wednesday, April 12, at 5 p.m. Monetary prizes will be given to the top three speakers who compete in the finals (1st place $50, 2nd place $35, 3rd place $25). Additional information about the competition can be found here.

Sign Up for KATurday Night Live: 4/8

Posted on March 14, 2017 | Filed under Events

Kappa Alpha Theta invites small groups from different organizations on campus to perform an appropriate skit to be judged by the audience starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 8, in the Campus Center lobby. When all of the skits have been performed, we will place buckets at the front of the stage in order for the audience to vote. They will vote using spare change/dollars, and the bucket with the most money inside will win. A $5 entrance fee is required. All of the money raised will be donated to Crawford County CASA and Theta Foundation. Please reach out to Cali Banks or Emily Watto for participation forms and any other questions.

Student-Initiated Withdrawal (“X”) Deadline: 3/27

Posted on March 13, 2017 | Filed under Events

The deadline to take a Student-Initiated Withdrawal (“X”) from a semester course for Spring 2017 is 5 p.m. on Monday, March 27. Please be aware that this is the first day back from Spring Break. Forms for withdrawals are available in the Registrar’s Office and require the signatures of the instructor and your academic advisor. The completed forms must be turned in to the Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 27. Please keep in mind that only one student-initiated withdrawal per student is permitted per semester. If you wish to take a leave of absence from the College (i.e., to withdraw from all classes this semester), please contact the Dean of Students Office. If taking a student-initiated withdrawal will leave you with fewer than 12 credits for the semester, you are strongly encouraged to consult with Financial Aid and Financial Services before you submit the card. Please contact the Registrar’s Office (, 814-332-2357) if you have questions about withdrawing from a course.

Advising Lunch Meeting–Invitation for Faculty and Staff Participation: 3/29

Posted on March 13, 2017 | Filed under Events

In an effort to bring together a number of ongoing efforts to think about advising on campus, the Provost would like to invite interested faculty and staff to attend a meeting over lunch on March 29 in the Collaboratory. The gathering is meant to provide a space for us to remind ourselves of our advising strengths, talk openly about our challenges, and begin to figure out how to reinforce the various advising efforts going on across campus. In particular, we hope to leverage our existing strengths in group advising to plan a more widespread initiative for the next academic year. Please RSVP by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, by completing this short form. Contact Registrar Ian Binnington ( or Associate Provost Terry Bensel (tbensel with questions.

Campus Center Hours for Spring Break

Posted on March 13, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Campus Center’s reduced building hours for Spring Break are as follows: Friday, March 17, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 18, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, March 19, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Monday, March 20 through Saturday, March 25, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, March 26, normal hours resume. Building maintenance will occur over break resulting in AllCard access being disabled after hours.

Dining Services Spring Break Hours of Operation

Posted on March 12, 2017 | Filed under General News

Find Parkhurst Dining Services’ Spring Break hours of operation here.

Funding/Housing for Summer Interns in Washington, D.C.

Posted on March 9, 2017 | Filed under General News

Have you landed an internship in Washington, D.C. for summer 2017? Wondering where you will live and how you will afford it? The Betsy Dotson Experiential Learning Fund, established in 2000, exists to offer financial support to students who have obtained an experiential learning opportunity in Washington, D.C. Scholarships are available to support educational activities and will be awarded based on the quality of experience, need of participant, and overall cost of activity. Funds may support internships, independent research, curricular and co-curricular learning, and significant conference experiences. Full-time Allegheny students needing financial assistance for internships in Washington D.C. are eligible to apply for funding. Priority is given to the following criteria: female political science majors, or male or female social science majors, or any student expressing need interning in D.C

Interested students must meet with one of the Career Education counselors in the Gateway to review the stipulations of coverage. The counselor will outline what funds will and will not cover. Phone 814-332-2381 to schedule a time to meet with a counselor or come to our Quick Questions office hours every Monday through Thursday between 2 and 4 p.m.

Wellness Articles

Posted on March 8, 2017 | Filed under General News

Check out health and wellness tips for your work, home, and life on the Human Resources wellness page. This month, you will find articles on preparing for tax season, how eating out can be healthy, and healthy portion sizes.

May 2017 Pedagogy and Advising Workshop — Call for Faculty and Staff Presenters

Posted on March 7, 2017 | Filed under General News

Each May the FS Leadership Team sponsors a workshop on topics related to teaching, learning, pedagogical innovation, and/or advising. While in the past we have typically invited outside experts to facilitate the workshop, last year we invited Allegheny faculty and staff to present on innovative approaches and practices that were already being used on campus. The response to this workshop approach was very positive, and so we are once again opening up an opportunity for us to learn from each other. The plan for the Monday, May 15, 2017, workshop is a conference-style format with concurrent 50-minute sessions. Each session will be offered several times during the full-day program to ensure participants (including those leading sessions) have the opportunity to engage in discussions of multiple topics.

Topics for sessions should be connected to teaching, learning, pedagogical innovation, and/or advising. Such topics might include: innovative course and/or assignment designs, community-engaged pedagogies, methods of evaluating oral and/or written communication (e.g., portfolios, grading contracts), group advising, incorporating peer feedback, adaptive advising, or approaches to achieving curricular/co-curricular integration and cohesion. Read more…

Global Course Connections 2017-18 – Invitation for Faculty Participation

Posted on March 6, 2017 | Filed under General News

Allegheny faculty are invited to participate in the Global Liberal Arts Alliance (GLAA) Global Course Connections program. Global Course Connections “connects” a course offered at a GLAA institution with a course offered at a GLAA institution in another country. Globally connected courses need not be from the same discipline; what matters is that they provide different perspectives on one or more aspects of a theme present in both courses. More information on Global Course Connections can be found here. A current listing of Global Course Connections possibilities for 2017-18 can be found here. Lastly, faculty wishing to have their course listed for a possible course connection should complete this short Google form. Questions about the Global Course Connections program can be directed to Mellon Internationalization Fellows Janyl Jumadinova ( and Shannan Mattiace (, or the Global Crossroads Liaison, Terry Bensel (

Become a Summer Davies Leader

Posted on March 6, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Davies Community Service Leader program is looking for Summer 2017 and 2017–18 Academic Year Leaders. Davies Leaders strengthen the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Over the summer, Davies Leaders complete 300 hours (30 to 35 hours a week) of compensated service to our community through the months of June and July. Through this internship, Davies Leaders complete a specific project which enhances both the student’s and the agency’s goals. Included in their work, Davies Leaders have training to build leadership capacity, learn professional skills, and grow a more in-depth understanding of character and citizenship. This internship has the potential to be renewed for the 2017–18 academic year. Interested in learning more? Contact Bethany Cocchi (

Blair Hanson Scholarship for Study Abroad

Posted on March 6, 2017 | Filed under Events

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Blair Hanson Scholarship for study abroad in academic year 2017–18. The Blair Hanson Scholarship Fund was established in 1981 to honor the dedication of Dr. Blair Hanson, Professor of French and Chairperson of the Modern Languages Department, to the cause of language education. The scholarship, awarded annually in the spring to an outstanding foreign language student, is to be used to defray part of the expenses of a period of study abroad for the next academic year. Candidates for the award need not be language majors. The minimum requirements include: (1) a 3.0 average in language courses; (2) submission of the Blair Hanson Scholarship Award Application with a Personal Essay (typed, double-spaced, attached to application) describing the reasons for deciding to study in another country, specific goals and plans for the period abroad, and any other comments that would support an application for the award.
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Spring Short Course: Native American Health & Social Justice

Posted on March 6, 2017 | Filed under General News

GHS 290: An evaluation of the social and environmental determinants that contribute to the significant health disparities between Native American populations and the population as a whole, and the complex challenges of reducing these disparities. Class meets: Tuesday/Thursday, 4:30–6 p.m. starting March 28, 2017 (just after spring break) through May 2, and additional workshops and lectures with invited speakers Monday, April 3; Tuesday, April 4; and Tuesday, April 18. This short course is available for one or two credits and is open to first/second-year students. The seminar will have slightly different course attendance and assignment policies appropriate to the credits awarded. Click here to complete the form for enrollment before Wednesday, March 15, at 5 p.m., or click here for more information.

Honor Committee Application Open for Class of 2020

Posted on March 5, 2017 | Filed under Events

Class of 2020: Apply to be a member of the Honor Committee! The application, as well as more information regarding the committee, can be found here as well as on the Honor Committee website. Applications are due April 3 by 5 p.m. Interviews will occur the week of April 10. Email Angelina Winbush ( Honor Committee chair, with questions.

Gain Experience Through a Service-Based Internship in the Community

Posted on March 2, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Bonner Leader Program is looking for current students interested in compensated community-based service work. Bonner Leaders are placed with a local nonprofit organization for at least a two-year commitment and provide much-needed support for the agency. It’s a great opportunity to have a service-oriented internship that provides students with practical, real-life experience. Read more…

Steen Mathematics Scholarship Application Deadline: 4/3

Posted on March 1, 2017 | Filed under General News

Applications for the Frederick and Marion Steen Mathematics Scholarship are due by April 3. This scholarship is awarded annually to a full-time student in his or her junior year who is majoring in the natural sciences at Allegheny College. More information can be found here.

Apply to be a CPP Student Fellow

Posted on February 26, 2017 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in developing political engagement programming for the campus community? Enjoy politics and engagement and law and policy? Apply to be a Fellow at the Center for Political Participation to join a team of hard-working students and faculty while also gaining valuable skills through leadership and development opportunities. All students are welcome to apply by the deadline of March 28, 2017. These are paid positions. If you hold another job on campus, you can still be a Fellow (as a volunteer), but you cannot receive payment for two positions. Please fill out the application (and attach your resume) here.

Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research for 2017: 3/28

Posted on February 19, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Provost and Dean of the College Office announces funding opportunities and application form for Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research for Summer 2017. Student/Faculty Summer Collaborative Research funding offers students and faculty the opportunity to work together on a research project of mutual interest. The project must not be directly related to the student’s senior project, though it can serve as preparation. This funding is not available for independent studies, summer internships, assistantships, or summer employment opportunities. Students interested in obtaining summer employment should contact the Financial Aid Office for a list of positions available during the summer. In order to be eligible for funding, student research must be conducted in collaboration with an Allegheny faculty member and the applicant must be a continuing student in good academic standing. Students must consult with their professor to confirm the specifics of the proposed project, including number of weeks, planned number of hours worked per week, and materials budget, before submitting this application form. The Provost’s office will review applications in early/mid April and will notify both the student and the professor as soon as possible regarding the status of this SFR Collaborative Application. This online application must be submitted by 5 p.m. March 28 in order to be considered for funding.

Teaching Tidbits Spring Meetings

Posted on February 13, 2017 | Filed under General News

Teaching Tidbits is back this spring and will meet from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in McKinley’s Private Dining Room on the following Tuesdays: February 28, March 7, March 14, March 28, April 11, and April 18. This semester, we will use our meetings to discuss the book “The Invisible Gorilla” by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons. The book explores “six everyday illusions that profoundly influence our lives: the illusions of attention, memory, confidence, knowledge, cause, and potential.” This book provides an approachable, interesting, general introduction to some cognitive psychology areas of research that could inform the way we think about how we teach and how students learn. Any staff or faculty member is welcome to join us and, remember, there is no obligation to come to all the meetings. We will start with chapter one at our first meeting and discuss a new chapter at each of the following meetings.

Accepting Submissions for 2016-17 Undergraduate Research Award

Posted on February 8, 2017 | Filed under General News

As one of the many laboratories for student learning and exploration, Pelletier Library is offering research awards to celebrate excellence in the research process. The research process is core to a liberal arts education and brings together many of the skills and processes that make up the curriculum of Allegheny College. Students wishing to participate in the competition should submit an essay reflecting on a research assignment that they completed during the 2016-17 academic year. Awards categories include work completed as part of FS201, Junior Seminar or Senior Comp, and collaborative research with a faculty member. Prizes range from $200 to $300. Submissions must be received by April 14. Please see this website for additional information.

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Board Holds Weekly Office Hours

Posted on February 6, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance Board holds weekly office hours as follows: Monday, noon to 1 p.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, 2 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m.; Friday, 1 to 2 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Stop by the office in the Diversity Center on the third floor of the Campus Center and say hello. All are welcome.

URSCA Office Announcements

Posted on January 17, 2017 | Filed under General News

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities (URSCA) Office has several announcements to share for spring 2017.
First, the annual Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference will be held at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, April 22. Students conducting projects in any discipline are invited to submit proposals to present at this conference. Please talk with your faculty mentor or advisor about your interest in doing so. The deadline to submit is Feb. 22 and more information is found at the website here.
Second, we are excited to coordinate the first full celebration day at Allegheny College–the Symposium for Allegheny Gator Excellence (SAGE) on Tuesday, May 2. We will host events throughout the day that allow students to showcase their URSCA, Civic Engagement, International, and other work. The Senior Project poster session will take place on this day, as well as the award ceremony for the Pelletier Library Undergraduate Research Award (apply here). Please stay tuned for more details about how to participate.
Finally, funds are still available through the URSCA office for students traveling to present their work at professional conferences. Students who applied in the fall should receive their award letters in the next two weeks. Students who would like to apply for the spring should email the director of URSCA, Aimee Knupsky, for the application at

Big Idea Competition 2017: “Shark Tank” Allegheny style

Posted on December 11, 2016 | Filed under General News

The Center for Business & Economics is offering you a chance to bring your big idea to fruition and win some big prize money in the process. Click here for more information and sign up now for spring courses/workshops to help teams prepare. Categories include For-Profit Business, Social Venture, Research Project or Community Engagement Initiative.

Deadlines for My Allegheny

Posted on August 25, 2013 | Filed under General News

Here are a few things to remember about My Allegheny: Items for My Allegheny must be submitted by 4 p.m. in order to be posted to My Allegheny the following day. Items are not posted on Saturday or Sunday except for Safety Alerts. Items to be posted on Monday must be received by 4 p.m. the previous Friday. Submissions are automatically removed after an event has passed. Please note that due to the volume of postings we receive we cannot re-post items. Academic events are also listed in the calendar box to the right of the postings to give them greater visibility and so that you can quickly see lectures, concerts, gallery shows and other events related to our lives as scholars. Questions about My Allegheny? Contact Rick Stanley at 332-4395 or