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EEOC Commissioner Victoria Lipnic ’82 To Speak on “The Enduring Power of Title VII”: 11/4

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under Events

Victoria Lipnic, a commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), will speak at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. Her talk, titled “The Enduring Power of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in Contemporary America,” is part of the College’s Year of Voting Rights and Democratic Participation. Lipnic was nominated to serve as an EEOC commissioner by President Barack Obama and was confirmed by the Senate, for a term ending on July 1, 2015. She has broad experience working with federal labor and employment laws, including as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment Standards, a position she held from 2002 until 2009. In that position, she oversaw the Wage and Hour Division, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs and the Office of Labor Management Standards.

Kimberly Madia ’01 To Speak on “From Big Data Management to Real-Time Insights”: 11/3

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under Events

Women in Science is hosting Kimberly Madia ’01 from IBM on Monday, Nov. 3 in Carr 239. A roundtable discussion will be held from 3:15 to 4 p.m. Her presentation, titled “It’s Time for Action – From Big Data Management to Real-Time Insights,” will follow from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served prior to the presentation. The event is open to all members of the Allegheny community. Because space is limited, RSVP to Dr. Garcia at igarcia@allegheny.edu or complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QWBQN6P.

Chomp Your Comp!

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under General News

Seeking help with your intro or conclusion? Struggling with how to transition from one section to another? Looking for a second set of eyes and ears to refine a particular argument or analysis? Come in for targeted one-on-one consultations with peer writing consultants from across the disciplines! When: 9-11 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6; 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11; and 9-11 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17. Where: Group Study Room 225, Pelletier Library.

Election Day 2014

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under General News

The College Democrats remind everyone that Election Day is this Tuesday, Nov. 4. If you live in a dorm, you can locate your polling location here. If you live elsewhere, you can locate your polling location here. This election will determine who will be the next governor of Pennsylvania as well as appointments to Congress and the State House/Senate. Make sure to exercise your right as a citizen and vote on Tuesday!

Leaf Collection Will Affect Parking on City Streets

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under Safety Alerts

The City of Meadville has scheduled leaf collection on city streets adjacent to Allegheny College on various dates through December 3. The 2014 leaf collection schedule can be accessed at www.cityofmeadville.org. Again this year the City will be posting the streets with “No Parking” signs the night before the scheduled leaf removal in any designated area. Please note that failure to remove your vehicle from designated city streets during this maintenance project will result in city parking fines and/or vehicle towing and storage at the owner’s expense. Your cooperation regarding this important city service is greatly appreciated.

Día de los Muertos: 11/1

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under General News

Join Unión Latina on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. at North Village 1C Lobby to remember past loved ones on Día de los Muertos. There will be face painting as well as a talk by Dr. Liz Olson. Pan de Muerto, a typical delicacy of Día de los Muertos, will be available at GFC after Dr. Olson’s lecture.

Fall into Fun with Student Partnership for Service Abroad: 11/2

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under General News

Join Student Partnership for Service Abroad for their Fall into Fun event this Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Campus Center lobby. There will be apple cider floats, sack races, scavenger hunts, pie and more. Bring nonperishable food items or cash and exchange them for treats: 1 for $1 or 3 for $2. All proceeds will go to the local food pantry.

Round 2 of Keith Haring Style Mural Painting: 11/2

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under General News

Join North Village Residence Life staff and Student Art Society in the second round of painting a mural in the style of Keith Haring from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 on the first floor of North Village 2. All (family, friends, staff, faculty, etc.) are welcome. Please wear clothing you do not mind getting paint on. North Village 2 is located across from Oddfellows on N. Main Street.

Delta Tau Delta’s Grilled Cheese Soiree: 11/9

Posted on October 30, 2014 | Filed under General News

Save the date for Delta Tau Delta’s annual Grilled Cheese Soirée: November 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. in Schultz Banquet Hall. All proceeds benefit JDRF, the fraternity’s national philanthropy, as well as the Crawford County United Way. Tickets will be on sale in the Campus Center during lunch (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) until November 7. Gluten-free options will also be available.

Opening Talks and Reception for Faculty and Alumni Exhibit at Art Galleries: 11/4

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under Events

The Art Galleries will present the College’s annual faculty and alumni exhibit Nov. 4-25. The artists will talk about their work at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4, with a reception following in the galleries from 8 to 9 p.m. Jeff Gola ’82, who specializes in egg tempera painting and also works in oil and watercolor, will exhibit. The show will also feature selected works by the Department of Art’s 2014-2015 faculty and staff — Sue Buck, Heather Brand, Amara Geffen, Darren Lee Miller, Steve Prince, Byron Rich, Richard Schindler and Ian Thomas – as well as by Visiting Assistant Professor of Journalism in the Public Interest Cheryl Hatch and Professor of Communication Arts Mike Keeley.

Family Weekend Entertainment Featuring Jackson Station: 11/1

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under General News

This year’s Saturday entertainment for Family Weekend will be Jackson Station at 8 p.m. in Shafer Auditorium. A phenomenal cover band, Jackson Station was voted the REMA Best Live Band and opened for Cheap Trick this summer. Student tickets are free at the door. Pre-ordering of family tickets will be available through October 31 at go.allegheny.edu/jacksonstation. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. When buying tickets at the door, please use cash or check if possible.

Senior Portraits for the 2015 “The Kaldron” Yearbook: 11/3 – 11/7

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under General News

Seniors: Get your pictures taken Monday, Nov. 3 through Friday, Nov. 7 in Campus Center 303. Schedule your appointment at www.ouryear.com (entering school code 709) or by calling 1-800-OUR-YEAR (687-9327) during normal business hours.

Open Office Hours for Students with Executive Vice President

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under General News

Dr. Sue Gaylor, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the College, will be offering a weekly office hour at which students may drop in to talk with her about questions, suggestions, concerns, etc. She will hold drop-in office hours from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at her office (106 Bentley Hall) on the following Fridays: November 7, 14 and 21 and December 5 and 12. If these times do not work for your schedule and you would like to meet with her, please email her assistant Patti Kidd (pkidd@allegheny.edu) or Dr. Gaylor (sgaylor@allegheny.edu). The areas she supervises include admissions and financial aid, development and alumni relations, finance and administration, student affairs, human resources, and Title IX.

Hosts Needed for Fall into Allegheny Program on 11/9

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under General News

Are you interested in sharing your Allegheny experience with prospective students? The Allegheny Ambassador program is still in need of hosts for the Fall into Allegheny program on Sunday, Nov. 9. An Allegheny Ambassador can be any year and any major of student. You can play a critical role in building future classes at Allegheny just by giving a few hours of your time for this program. Please fill out this form if you are interested. The program would love to have you on board as an Ambassador. If you have any questions about this organization, do not hesitate to email overnite@allegheny.edu.

Halloween Party at the Lighthouse: 10/31

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under General News

The Lighthouse is throwing its annual Halloween Party this Friday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. There will be a costume contest, snacks, and games. Costumes are highly encouraged but not mandatory. Come down to 575 Park Ave. for a night of Halloween-themed fun.

Delta Tau Delta Halloween Dance Party: 10/31

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under General News

The Brothers of Delta Tau Delta invite everyone for their Annual Halloween-themed dance party from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. this Friday. They will be accepting donations at the door for the JDRF Foundation. All students are welcome. The dance party is costume themed, and costumes are encouraged. A best costume winner will be announced.

Halloween Ball with Dumbledore’s Army: 10/31

Posted on October 29, 2014 | Filed under General News

Join Dumbledore’s Army for their Halloween Ball in Odd Fellows on Friday, Oct. 31 from 8 to 10 p.m. There will be Harry Potter themed food, dancing, and a costume contest. All are welcome to join in a spooky night of fun and dancing.

Annual Com J Luncheon: 11/6

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Filed under Events

Community and Justice Studies (formerly Values, Ethics and Social Action) invites interested students, faculty, and staff to the annual Com J luncheon, at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. The brief program will include a review of the details of the new major and testimonials from those currently involved in the program. Please make your reservation via email to Jennifer Kessner at jkessner@allegheny.edu.

S.E.T. To Present Five One-Acts: 11/1

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Filed under Events

S.E.T. will present five one-act performances, either written or chosen by students to direct, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 in Arter’s Little Theatre. The one-acts include: “I Rise In Flame, Cried The Phoenix,” written by Tennessee Williams, directed by Katherine Mazzucchelli (presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York); “There Are Two,” written and directed by Mary Lyon and Gretchen Beany; “Text Messages hurt more when you’re sitting at the airport,” written by Alex Broun, directed by Itzel Ayala; “The Raven,” written by Edgar Allan Poe, adapted and directed by DM Flexer; and “Let that sink in,” written and directed by Nate Freed.

Gator Safe Zone Level 2 Training: 11/2

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Filed under Events

Level 2 of Gator Safe Zone training will be offered on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 2 to 6:15 p.m. Registration and completion of Level 1 are required. Register for Level 2 here. Level 2 is a four-hour session with a 15-minute break and includes an accompanying resource guide to reference discussions from the session, provide suggestions for continued learning, and offer potential resources for one’s role as an ally. During the session, participants will review history related to LGBTQ communities and movements, explore theoretical models of LGBQ identity development as well as the development of allies and hear the perspectives of allies and members of the Allegheny LGBQ community via a guest panel. Participants have the opportunity to practice and explore their own skills as an ally to LGBTQ communities. At the end of this session, participants may select to become Safe Zone members and receive a Gator Safe Zone card posted with the date of the member’s completion of Level 2.

Family Weekend Events Hosted by Spiritual and Religious Life: 11/2

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Filed under General News

Roman Catholic Mass will be held in Ford Chapel at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. (Please note this is the only Mass on campus this weekend.) As breakfast will be served from 10 until 11:30 a.m., we invite you and your family to come after the 9:30 a.m. Mass, or, for those attending the Sunday Morning Chapel Service, to stop for breakfast before the service. Breakfast is in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. The Sunday Chapel Service, at 11 a.m., is our All Saints service, “All in the Family,” as we welcome families, remember the saints and celebrate communion.

For Allegheny Faculty and Staff: Lunch & Learn on 11/4

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Filed under General News

A Lunch & Learn workshop titled “To Your Credit” will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Nov. 4 in Schultz East Alcove. PNC is offering this workshop on common forms of identity theft, how to protect your accounts, and what to do if you become a victim of identity theft. Click here to learn more. Bring your lunch, and PNC will provide drinks and dessert. To reserve a space, please call 332-2312.

Attention Employees: Campaign Reminder

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Filed under General News

During the College’s last fundraising campaign, Traditions & Transformations, 86 percent of employees made a gift. That statistic made a big difference to prospective donors as they considered investing in the College. Right now, 40 percent of employees have made a gift – and the October rally for participation is quickly coming to an end. You can make an impact today by participating in the Our Allegheny: Our Third Century Quest campaign. Please join your colleagues by making a gift or sign up for payroll deduction today. Contact Sara Pineo with any questions at 332-4392 or spineo@allegheny.edu, or visit the campaign website.

Update on WQLN Collegiate Challenge

Posted on October 28, 2014 | Filed under General News

So far Allegheny is ahead of the pack in the WQLN Collegiate Challenge, a competition among colleges and universities in northwest Pennsylvania to see who can raise the most money for public radio. As of Tuesday night, Allegheny’s total was at $12,080, while Edinboro University was in second place at $11,380. You can find out more about the Collegiate Challenge — and donate — at www.wqln.org. The competition continues through this week. Thank you to all of our donors, on-air guests and phone volunteers for helping to support public radio.

Faculty and Staff Needed As ELR Administrators

Posted on October 27, 2014 | Filed under General News

Emerging Leaders Retreat (ELR) Administrators work closely with the Leadership Coordinator and the Student Coordinators to facilitate a two-day leadership retreat for approximately 100 first-year students. Responsibilities include collaborating with student leaders to create and facilitate leadership building activities and icebreakers; facilitating reflection activities and discussions during the retreat to help the students develop deeper understanding and meaning; supporting first-year students through active participation in activities, individual and group discussions, and commitment to events; and attending pre-conference Administrator meeting and post-conference Administrator reflection and evaluation. Important dates to consider: Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015: lunch training meeting; Friday, Jan. 9, 2015: retreat begins at 11 a.m.; Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015: retreat ends around 5 p.m. If you are interested in being an ELR administrator, please contact Marchaé Peters at mpeters@allegheny.edu or call the Office of Student Life at 332-3865 by Dec. 6.

Sessions Available on Contemplative Practices

Posted on October 26, 2014 | Filed under General News

For those needing spiritual rest and reflection in the midst of a busy semester, several sessions of meditation and other contemplative practices are being offered on campus. Professor Ann Sheffield leads mindfulness meditation every Wednesday at 11 a.m., and Matt Turner leads mindfulness and other forms of meditation on Sundays at 8:30 p.m., both in the Prayer and Meditation (PAM) Retreat (red house next to Arter). Thursdays at 11 a.m., also in the PAM Retreat, experience a silent hour in the style of a Quaker meeting led by Emily Stanley. Every third Monday, Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell offers Christian Centering Prayer in the Reis Hall Relaxation Room. Meditation Club holds meditation on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 p.m. in Montgomery Gym. Meditation sessions and programs are also offered by Meditation House and Society of Buddhist and Hindu Students as announced. Please contact the Office of Spiritual and Religious Life (332-2800, rellife@allegheny.edu) for details or to receive information about additional sessions as they are offered.

Recruiting Performers for International Dinner

Posted on October 26, 2014 | Filed under General News

International Club is looking for performers for the annual International Dinner, where students can try food from different countries and also see a fashion show and performances from various cultures. The dinner is a good opportunity for students to showcase their culture and their talent, whether it’s singing, dancing, playing a musical instrument, practicing a martial art, or another type of performance. Students who participate in the event can get a free ticket for the International Dinner, which usually costs $5 or $6. Please email ic@allegheny.edu if you are interested.

Construction Update

Posted on October 24, 2014 | Filed under Safety Alerts

On Saturday and Sunday, contractors will be working at the intersection of North Main and Allegheny Street installing a water line. Traffic will be limited to one lane, and flaggers will direct traffic. Next week contractors will continue to work on the water tanks on Highland Avenue, and they will also be doing water line work on Limber Road to the area of the tanks. Please exercise caution when in this area, and thank you for your continued patience as the city makes these improvements.

VITA Class: Recruiting Students

Posted on October 22, 2014 | Filed under General News

The Meadville Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is a free tax preparation service available for Meadville/Crawford County residents who made $50,000 or less in 2014. VITA is now recruiting student volunteers for the 4-credit Tax Internship Course. Volunteers will be trained in January and will assist residents with income tax preparation from February through April 12, 2015. VITA enhances valuable skills for students, looks great on a resume, and facilitates engagement in our community. The Meadville VITA program assisted 760 local taxpayers in 2014, and the coordinators would like to increase tax provision services again in 2015. We invite you to become a volunteer tax preparer for the upcoming tax season. If you are interested in taking this course, please email vita@allegheny.edu with your contact information. Meadville VITA is a collaborative program sponsored by the United Way of Western Crawford County, the Meadville Public Library, Allegheny College and the IRS.

Faculty and Staff Volunteers Needed for Thank-A-Thon During the Week of 11/10

Posted on October 22, 2014 | Filed under General News

The Office of Donor Relations is recruiting faculty and staff volunteers for the annual Thank-A-Thon. Volunteers are asked to give an hour of their time during the week of November 10 to call and thank long-time donors of our College. For more information on this rewarding opportunity, please email Carli at cbelosh@allegheny.edu.

Winter Break Student Employment

Posted on October 21, 2014 | Filed under General News

Supervisors who already have students lined up to work over break, or who need to hire students for winter break, will need to submit the FA Job Posting/Description Form. Students who will be working over winter break will need to contact their supervisors for the supervisor section of the student employment form, and they will also need to fill out a new student section of the student employment form which will be turned in to the Financial Aid office. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Natasha Eckart at 332-2701.

Call for Administrators To Lead Alternative Spring Break Trips in 2015

Posted on October 20, 2014 | Filed under General News

Do you share a commitment to service? Are you interested in supporting students in exploring new experiences through service? The Allegheny Alternative Spring Break Program begins March 14, 2015 in a weeklong immersive volunteering and living experience that challenges students to think critically and react to problems faced by members of the communities in which they serve. Make a difference in someone else’s life as well as your own. For more information, please contact Charmaine Wilson, assistant director of civic engagement and Bonner Program director, at cwilson@allegheny.edu.

Fruit and Vegetable Eating Contest: 11/2

Posted on October 20, 2014 | Filed under General News

As part of the October Energy Challenge, ES 110 is hosting a fruit and vegetable eating contest to raise awareness about proper compost disposal. Students are encouraged to consume as much produce as possible and properly discard their leftovers before their competitors. Other compost games, activities and free food will be available. Sustainable prizes will be awarded. Sign up here or on the Google documents on your class’s Facebook page. Bring your appetite and compost knowledge to the Campus Center lobby on Nov. 2 from noon to 2 p.m. For more information, email Melissa McCann at mccannm2@allegheny.edu, Sonya Korzeniwksy at korzeniwksys@allegheny.edu, or Lindsay Davis at davisl2@allegheny.edu.

Academic Honors

Posted on October 19, 2014 | Filed under General News

The Office of the Provost and Dean of the College is pleased to announce academic honors for the 2013-2014 academic year, including Doane Scholars, Distinguished Alden Scholars, Alden Scholars, and the winners of the James Bennett Porter Prize and the William Edgar Porter Prize. Please join us in congratulating these students on their outstanding academic achievements.

Preregistration for Spring Begins 11/3

Posted on October 19, 2014 | Filed under Events

Preregistration for the Spring 2015 semester begins on Monday, Nov. 3. Access is by registration class and letter code according to the posted registration schedule. Please check your profile in WebAdvisor to confirm your correct class and letter! The date and time in the schedule are the earliest that you may register. Please make sure to consult with your academic advisor(s) before your scheduled registration time and receive permission to register – you will not be permitted to register for any classes without your advisor’s approval (double majors: both advisors must approve you to register). The general registration order is: seniors, week of 11/3; juniors, week of 11/10; sophomores, week of 11/17; first-years, week of 12/1. Within each class, the letter group order for Spring preregistration is: D, C, F, E, H, G, A, B (please note that the order when you register next Fall will be: B, A, D, C, F, E, H, G). Preregistration is limited to a maximum of 18 credits. You may add additional credits once the Spring semester begins. SENIORS: if you plan to participate in the May Commencement ceremony, you MUST be registered to complete all remaining graduation requirements by the Spring Add deadline (January 26).

Scholarship America Dream Award Applications Due by 12/15

Posted on October 19, 2014 | Filed under Events

The Scholarship America Dream Award is now open for application. This unique scholarship opportunity is for students currently enrolled in college who need help paying for their second year and beyond. Award amounts range between $5,000 and $15,000, depending on need, and increase by $1,000 each year to encourage students to finish their degree. Last year, during its first year, Scholarship America awarded 12 Dream Award scholarships to deserving students. Eligible students can apply now through December 15, 2014 at https://dreamaward.scholarshipamerica.org/.

Parking Restrictions on Highland Avenue

Posted on October 17, 2014 | Filed under Safety Alerts

The City of Meadville will be posting Highland Avenue from Limber Road to John Street as a No Parking zone beginning on Monday, Oct. 20, to allow contractors to paint the newly erected water tanks on Highland. Parking restrictions may continue through Nov. 30. As always, please exercise extra caution as you drive through areas that are being affected by construction, and thank you for your patience as these areas of Meadville undergo improvement.

Four-Week Bible Study of “Psalms of Creation”: 10/21 – 11/11

Posted on October 16, 2014 | Filed under General News

Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell will lead a four-week Bible study of “Psalms of Creation” on Tuesday evenings, October 21-November 11, at 5:15 p.m. in Campus Center 318. Offered during this harvest season, the study will look at psalms that address nature and our relationship with the Creator. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions. For more information, contact jnickell@allegheny.edu.

Normal Borrowing Hours Resume for Library Media Equipment

Posted on October 16, 2014 | Filed under General News

Beginning Monday, Oct. 20, loans and returns of media equipment will be processed through the library’s Circulation Desk. The hours for borrowing or returning equipment at Circulation are: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Opportunities for Faculty and Staff To Help with Lifelong Learning Institute

Posted on October 16, 2014 | Filed under General News

Allegheny College faculty and staff are eligible to share their passions with Crawford County residents age 55 and over through the Lifelong Learning Institute. The institute was formed through a partnership between Active Aging, Inc. and Allegheny College. Courses are held at each of the county’s six senior centers on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. or 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Seniors are eager to learn about your passions, hobbies or areas of expertise. Please call Active Aging at 336-1792 or email contact@activeaging.org to apply to be an instructor. Reimbursement is available for teaching and travel.

International Film Festival: 10/8 – 11/12

Posted on October 15, 2014 | Filed under General News

The six language TAs have planned an international film festival on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the lobby of North Village 2 Building C. These are the dates (followed by the TAs planning the film for that evening): October 8: Yu-Chun Huang, China; October 15: Hector Lopez Vila, Spain; October 22: Katharina Schultz, Germany; October 29: Messê Houngnikpo, France; November 5: Salah Algabli, Yemen; November 12: Rodolpho Camargo, Brazil.

Want To Be a Student Coordinator for ELR? Apply by 10/31

Posted on October 15, 2014 | Filed under General News

Emerging Leaders Retreat (ELR) Student Coordinators work closely with the Leadership Coordinator and Allegheny administrators to facilitate a two-day leadership retreat for approximately 100 first-year students. Qualified applicants should apply who are interested in further developing their leadership skills, who have participated in CLC (Collegiate Leadership Conference) or ELR, are able to demonstrate initiative and willingness to work as a team, and are interested in creating an exciting, memorable, professional leadership experience for fellow students. A cover letter and resume are due to the Office of Student Life by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31. Notifications of accepted ELR Student Coordinators will be by Friday, Nov. 7. If you have any questions, please email Marchaé Peters at mpeters@allegheny.edu or call the Office of Student Life at 332-3865. Read more…

Conservation Challenge: Through 11/7

Posted on October 14, 2014 | Filed under General News

The Conservation Challenge 2014 has officially begun and runs through November 7. In past years we’ve focused solely on encouraging responsible energy consumption and reinvested all realized savings in the installation of solar panels on Steffee Hall. This year we ask all campus members to again minimize energy consumption but also pay attention to your waste production and disposal, particularly by composting and choosing to break the bottled water habit. Student (and faculty and staff) action can transform our campus. We will again direct all financial savings to a campus sustainability initiative as chosen by voting in the CC last week.

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities with America Reads

Posted on October 14, 2014 | Filed under General News

Still searching for a campus employment or work study position, want a few more hours of employment, or looking for a consistent volunteer opportunity? America Reads tutoring positions are available at First District Elementary School working with 3rd- and 4th-grade students Monday through Friday between the hours of 12:20 and 2:30 p.m. Please contact Erin O’Day-Frye in Reis Hall at eoday@allegheny.edu if you’re interested.

2015 EL Seminars: Apply now!

Posted on October 7, 2014 | Filed under General News

Interested in participating in an EL Seminar in May 2015? Please visit http://sites.allegheny.edu/elseminars/ to learn more about the exciting EL Seminars planned for 2015 or stop by International Education in Reis Hall for more information.

Allegheny Lacrosse Offers Kids’ Night Out: 10/31

Posted on October 1, 2014 | Filed under General News

Allegheny Lacrosse will host a Kids’ Night Out — for kids ages 3-10 — from 5 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 31 in the Wise Center. The cost is $10 per kid and $5 for each additional sibling. Since it will be Halloween, kids should be sure to bring their costumes. Please email Ashley Hughes at ahughes@allegheny.edu for more details. Registration can be done through Google Docs.

Study Tour Leader Applications Due 11/3

Posted on September 29, 2014 | Filed under Events

The first staff and faculty study tour sponsored by the Mellon Internationalization Grant will take place in January 2015. Steering Committee member Darren Lee Miller and Linda Bills will lead a group to Japan. Two other such study tours are tentatively scheduled for summer 2015 and winter 2016. The leaders and destination for these are open. At this time, we invite applications from continuing faculty and staff wishing to serve as the leaders for the summer 2015 study tour. We request that applications come from a team of two. Read more…

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 5 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 5 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 Kathy Roos at x5950 or kathy.roos@allegheny.edu.